Who: Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

CEW Member: since 2016

Biz cred: Sarah Lee and Christine Chang have a combined 20-plus years of experience in global beauty, working in both Korea and the U.S. In 2014, Sarah and Christine founded Glow Recipe to create a curated destination for natural, harsh-free beauty products and as a platform to introduce the latest skincare innovations from South Korea to the world. Glow Recipe Skincare was born in 2017 and has since landed distribution in Sephora throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Why is it important to have an awards program voted on by beauty experts?
The CEW Beauty Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in the industry, highlighting cutting edge and top creative innovations from each year. Potential recognition is incredibly impactful for brands and their credibility, as vetted and determined by industry tastemakers and top experts across beauty.

What quality does a product need to have in order for you to recommend it? 
We recommend products that are efficacious, thoughtfully formulated, and from brands that have made efforts to be sustainable in their approach to packaging.

How does industry recognition play a role in inspiration?
One of the reasons why we love the beauty industry so much is because of our strong and inspiring community of forward-thinking innovators and experts. Industry recognition helps fuel innovation forward, while celebrating deserving brands. We’re always thrilled to see fellow founders and friends in the beauty aisle receive well-deserved praise and are proud to be part of this incredible industry.

Be sure to vote for this year’s Beauty Creators Awards Winners!