Sep 19, 2016
I interviewed Marlena Stell for Forbes last year, and we've stayed friends since. This 36-year-old entrepreneur built MakeUp Geek, the once cosmetics blog, now-makeup brand on track for $20 million in sales. Whew!
How she went from high school music teacher, to cosmetics mogul (named to Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing Women-Led Companies'), thanks to the then-new YouTube, brutal honesty and being herself in a world of gloss and perfection.
Whaaatt?! Her ex-husband is her COO? She explains how that works.
Why she DOESN'T have a mentor or professional idol.
What she does with all her money.
How she found her new husband, and balances her role as the breadwinner with her relationship.
Biggest mistakes she's made in building Makeup Geek
Her advice to aspiring cosmetics entrepreneuers
Have a listen ... and check out Makeup Geek's latest products.