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How Huda Kattan Built A Billion-Dollar Cosmetics Brand With 26 Million Followers

Donning a turquoise apron dotted with red cherries, 34-year-old Huda Kattan examines the pink, retro kitchen surrounding her. To her right, there’s a whole wall of shelves crammed with fake flour and sugar boxes emblazoned with her name. Kattan has styled the props and set as the perfect backdrop …

The Women Making Their Mark In Asia's Enterprises

<b>This story is part of Forbes’ coverage of our Emergent 25 — Click here for the full list.</b><p>What do Joanne Kua, a 33-year-old scion of a wealthy Malaysian family who is transforming her father’s staid insurance and finance business, and Indonesian grandmother Nurhayati Subakat, 67, who has pioneered …

The Teenage Entrepreneur Learning To 'Go Big' And Heading For A $250,000 Turnover

Alex Philip is one of a new breed of young entrepreneurs determined not to let their age hold them back.<p>The 14-year-old Londoner is currently turning over $30,000 a month and making $5,000 in profits, by sourcing products on Alibaba and selling them through Shopify, using drop shipping to simplify …

Entrepreneurship

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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13 Drugstore Products $25 and Under Beauty Editors Swear By

To the untrained eye, the rows of oils, serums, cleansers, exfoliators, and moisturizers in the drugstore beauty aisle can get pretty overwhelming …

Skin Care

She Was Told 'No' 100 Times. Now This 30-Year-Old Female Founder Runs a $1 Billion Business.

Melanie Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of popular design platform Canva, and her team are constantly chasing big goals.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their</i> …

Entrepreneurship

46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Warren Buffett: My Greatest Investing Advice And The Investments Everyone Should Make

When I was 7 or 8 years old, I was lucky in that I found a subject that really interested me–investing. I read every book on that topic in the Omaha Public Library by the time I was 11. Some of them more than once. My dad happened to be in the investment business, so when I would go down to have …

Investing

How An Accidental Entrepreneur Created A $30M Online Business

Jane Lu’s path to success was a winding road that took her halfway across the world — and through a significant rough patch — before taking her to the top.<p>In 2009, Lu was working in the Sydney office of an international consulting firm, and was content being a busy and social professional. But that …

How A Filipino Company Earned $726,000 In New Leads In 25 Days Using Cold Emails

What if I told you you could generate over $700k in new leads within a month through cold emails?<p>You’d call me crazy. Right?<p>I don’t blame you. I would’ve said the same thing before I talked to Daniel Wallock, who was recently ranked on Inc as a Top 8 Content Marketer to Follow in 2017.<p>In this …

28 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Know

As the Grab Your Wallet boycott has proved, there's real power in how you spend your money. And for the socially conscious animal lovers among us, the same can be said about what...

Skin Care

Green Beauty 101: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Once relegated to the shelves of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, green beauty is now big business. The natural personal care market has been growing by …

The Ultimate 30-Minute Cardio Pilates Burner!

When you combine Pilates, hand weights, and cardio, you get one wicked workout. And by wicked, we mean really fun and really effective. Lisa Corsello, the founder of Burn SF, leads you through 30 minutes of her signature fitness routine, weaving Pilates core exercise with classic lifting moves and …

6 Indie Beauty Brands We're Obsessed With

Powered by crystals, Kundalini, and whatever happens to be in the herb garden.<p>The entrepreneurs behind the lushest, most eye-catching indie brands are ushering age-old beauty rituals into a new age, with crystals, Kundalini, and whatever happens to be in the herb garden.

Ameera Shah On A Tear To Expand Multinational Diagnostics Lab Chain

Ameera Shah, who runs Metropolis Healthcare – a chain of diagnostics labs across India, Sri Lanka, the Middle East and Africa- is on an expansion path.<p>Shah is looking to nearly triple the number of labs in the the next four years - from the current 140 to about 400.<p>“Until 2015, Metropolis was …

The 22 Best Green Beauty Products of 2015

30 hair, makeup, and skin pros weigh in on the natural wonders of the beauty world.<p>For ELLE's ninth annual eco awards, 30 hair, makeup, and skin pros weigh in on the natural wonders of the beauty world, from a blush that's a photo-shoot regular to a wrinkle blaster beloved by derms. <b>This article</b> …

How To Make A DIY Solar Panel | Home And Decoration Tips

Economic vitality is essential both for the individuals and the earth. As a family unit, having the capacity to spare cash for electric bills is an …

Welcome Page

Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba power his startups

Brian Lee is a hustler. And he knows how to harness the power of a celebrity name.<p>Those two traits have made him an entrepreneur extraordinaire.<p>"I say that it's a blessing and a curse," said Lee. "I come up with a lot of ideas and I want to start them all."<p>Lee has cofounded three high-profile …

17 DIY Beauty Products to Whip Up Over the Break

There's nothing like a little down time. Especially when you've done all your other chores. But don't sit there watching <i>Love Actually</i> for the …

John Paul DeJoria explains how he went from homeless to a billionaire

At one point in his early 20s, John Paul DeJoria found himself a single parent without a home, picking up discarded bottles to cash in at a grocery so that he and his 3-year-old son could survive.<p>Today, he is the 70-year-old billionaire behind Patrón tequila and John Paul Mitchell Systems hair …

Metropolis' Chain of Diagnostics Labs Pushes for Growth Across India and Africa

Ameera Shah’s earliest memory of work is summer internships at ages 9 and 10 at her father’s pathology lab in Mumbai. She’d welcome clients, answer calls and write out receipts. Shah even recalls striding into Dad’s office one day and asking him to let her call him “sir” so that people wouldn’t …

Lim Kuang Sia Has A Head For Science And Heart In Glovemaking

Back in the 1950s and 1960s it wasn’t often that someone would find his way off the tiny island of Pulau Ketam and go on to make a name for himself on the Malaysian mainland, but Lim Kuang Sia did. He grew up as one of 11 brothers and sisters and remembers the stench of rotten fish perpetually …

Tomorrow People: Asia's Rising Stars

These entrepreneurs, crowdsourcers, brewers, foodies, gamers and actors bring youthful energy and fresh vision to their professions. Featured in FORBES INDIA, FORBES KOREA and FORBES VIETNAM as part of the FORBES 30 Under 30 franchise (with FORBES KOREA expanding the list to include those in their …

DIY: Homemade Dish Soap

Choosing dish soap for me boils down to a question of economy versus ecology. According to <i>The Naturally Clean Home</i>, most commercial soaps are not …

Asia's Power Businesswomen, 2015: 12 To Watch

Climbing to the top are 12 savvy, ambitious women, some of whom are well on their way to forging stellar reputations in their industries, others still in apprenticeship but learning fast. Among them, the head of a taxi-hailing app in China that has just merged with its biggest rival, forming the …

Of Course This Thai Life Insurance Ad Will Make You Weepy

Here we are again. It’s got to the point where if you see the words “Thai Life Insurance,” you should already be looking for a tissue or thinking up an excuse as to why you’re openly weeping at your desk. The brand’s ads, with agency Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok, are less sales pitch, more emotional …

Save Money and Get Healthier – Top DIY Posts of 2014

Making our own personal and home care products is one of my favorite things to do.It helps reduce toxins for you and your family’s health (and cuts …

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14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …