Meet Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss, 33

Founder and CEO, Glossier

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The beauty industry needed a fresh face. Enter Weiss and her Glossier brand, which preaches minimal, individualized selfcare. Weiss, an art-school grad, learned the ropes as a Condé Nast assistant and blogger. Her Into the Gloss platform gave birth to the Glossier line of products, which are direct-to-consumer, simply designed, and oh so Instagrammable. Young shoppers have latched on to Glossier, and investors have too. It has raised $86 million and is valued at $390 million.