Have you ever wondered about the numbers and statistics of women behind (cult) beauty brands? Well, according to LedBetter’s most recent Gender Equality Index, 71 per cent of leadership roles in the beauty industry are held by men. Shocking, isn’t it? Especially when it seems like it’s the one industry women should dominate in. As surprising as the figure is, it is also equally motivating to see more and more women stepping up and taking charge in this sector, either by leading the product creation team or spearheading a new brand. Here are seven inspiring female entrepreneurs who are heading either international cult favourite beauty brands or homegrown ones, and the product to try from each label.
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