It’s not every day that a handsome, accomplished Frenchman enters our life. So, of course Loomis & I played it très cool when we met Beautycounter’s new Head of Product Development, Xavier Ormancey.
(Please note for ONCE, I do NOT have a drink in my hand — ahem, Loomis!)
I mean, the dude moved from Paris all the way to Santa Monica. He deserves a warm welcome, right? (my mother is cringing).
Also, I may or may not have also been speaking French to him.
I mean, the guy has given a Tedx Paris talk for goodness sakes!
In all seriousness, Xavier is kind of a big deal. His previous experience includes product development and leadership positions at some places you may have heard of…
And of course now…
The X-man, as his friends refer to him (not really) is best known for his view that
living plants and the human body can and do interact in beneficial ways – including in personal care products when carefully developed for such balancing functionality.
On that note, he has developed an innovative new lotion for us that launches today. We got a super-secret sneak peek sample of it last month. I have to say it’s pretty-freaking-amazing.
The best way I could describe it was that I put it on in the morning, I literally felt refreshed and radiant, all day long. Here’s why:
My skin had that sort of glow that makes people wonder if I had something done….
If you’re un petit peu curious, you can learn more about the Countermatch goodness right here.
And one more photo of the X-Man, before I go…