Ep 124: Marie-Pierre- Founder of new skin-fitness brand, HERB + FLORA- Her Love for NYC and Living in Tribeca - Combining Science, Sports and Beauty- Entrepreneurial Advice on Never Giving Up


Summary: Today's guest is Marie-Pierre, the founder of new skin-fitness brand, HERB + FLORA. Marie-Pierre Stark-Flora is a French triathlete and ex beauty executive of L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, and Coty. This entrepreneur previously launched her own beauty technology company, but her latest endeavor marries her passion for sports, with her love of science and clean beauty. HERB + FLORA’s skin-fitness line helps mimic the anti-aging effects of exercise on the skin and is clinically proven with a blend of naturally derived ingredients. The collection features autophagy-inducing topicals, clinically-proven ingestibles that promote cell health and increase antioxidant capacity, and a silk pillowcase woven with copper threads that helps reveal glowing skin and hair after just a few uses. In this episode, Marie- Pierre and I sit down and we talk about the following topics: Why she decided to choose NYC as her home and what she loves most about the city  Herb + Flora: combining science and beauty to create a brand and how sustainability and packaging affected her process  How she got into endurance sports, role of movement and activity in her life Offering advice from the challenges and lessons she's learned being an entrepreneur and never giving up  Confession regarding her background with theatre and how her love for theatre brought her into NYC Recalling 9/11 and living in Tribeca You can find more about Marie- Pierre's company below: Website: https://herbandflora.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/herbandflora/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/herbandflora Feel free to direct any comments, questions or feedback to thecityconfessions@gmail.com.  --- Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support</a>