A LOOK INSIDE

A LOOK INSIDE

Welcome to "A Look Inside" -  a collection of topics that we discuss behind closed doors.

As we embark on yet another new endeavor and strive to keep innovating in all that we do, we thought that we would share some of the conversations that we are having in our office, with our research & development teams, with suppliers and retailers, and amongst ourselves to give you all a first-hand honest and transparent look inside what really goes on behind the closed doors of a beauty company.

Clean Science: The Holy Grail of Skincare

You may have heard the words “Natural”,  “Clean”, “Clinical” or “Science-based” when it comes to skincare. But, what does it all mean?

A couple of years ago, when NANNETTE de GASPÉ had just launched its new skincare collection, the Art of Noir, I had a meeting with a beauty specialty boutique owner in Toronto.  I had known her for quite a few years and decided to personally meet with her and introduce NANNETTE de GASPÉ. After I explained the brand, its technology and all of its virtues, she took me for a tour of her store and explained to me that she had two walls of skincare products.

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A Year in Review and a Bright Perspective

It’s almost been one full year since I received a call from my son, Louis-Alexandre, who was studying at NYU’s Florence, Italy campus, to tell me that he had just received an email from NYU announcing that the school was shutting the Florence campus due to increasing incidents of the COVID 19 infection in Italy. All students were to leave the country immediately. It was midnight on Feb 25th, 2020. Louis was on a plane the next morning. We had no idea how things would unfold…

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