Two Babson Beauty Businesses Among Local Beauty Startups
Babson student business Busy Beauty, founded by Jamie Steenbakkers ’18 and Michael Leahy ’18, and alumni business Follain, founded by Tara Foley MBA’13, are featured on These 6 Beauty Startups are a Boston Girl’s Best Friend in BostInno.
The list is made up of local Boston beauty businesses that help combat the harsh Boston winters while making it convenient for the consumer.
Busy Beauty is a beauty company that’s first product, Showerless Shave® Gel is changing the way you shave. You just apply the gel, without water, shave with a regular razor and then you can apply more of the gel as a post-shave moisturizer. Busy Beauty is looking to expand to other water-less products in the future to create a full water-less cleaning experience.
Follain is a healthy beauty store with locations in Boston, Washington DC, and Nantucket. Follain–Gaelic for ‘healthy, wholesome, and sound’–features a thoughtfully curated portfolio of skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products from over 40 U.S. brands. Follain carries the highest-performing healthy beauty products available. Select products are available for refill in-stores, as Follain aims to remedy the immense plastic waste generated by bottles.