From a side hustle to an $845 million buyout: How Tiffany Masterson built a cult beauty brand
It started with a cleansing bar and became one of the fastest-growing prestige skincare companies in history, and now Drunk Elephant is here to turn the Irish consumer onto its biocompatible skincare too
According to Texan-born Tiffany Masterson, growing up, there wasn’t a “miracle” product she hadn’t tried. Citing multiple skin issues: oily, irritable, “sensitive” (or so she thought), occasionally breakout prone, out of balance, mild rosacea and visible pores, she was a self-proclaimed frustrated, confused brand-hopper searching for anything that would help. Nothing she reflects really worked, and if it did, it didn’t work for long. It wasn’t until Masterson started selling a bar cleanser on the ...