#140: Gemma Watts on the business of beauty at Glow Journal

By Jordan Michaelides
October 15, 2019

Gemma Watts Blog


Gemma Watts is the Director of Glow Journal Creative, Editor of Glow Journal and all-round skin and beauty analyst. Her wit and wisdom, crafted through a passion for writing and forged at brands such as L'Oréal and Coutouring, have given Gemma a unique set of attributes to pare back the world and business of beauty. Although she’s been around for a while, Gemma is still early in her career and will be someone to watch.

In this episode we covered:

  • Richmond Tigers

  • Growing up & school bullies

  • Her entrepreneurial spirit

  • Working on her writing craft

  • Starting Glow Journal

  • The business of beauty


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SHOW NOTES: 

00:45 - Introduction

02:58 - Taco Bill

04:28 - Richmond Tigers

06:50 - Growing up & earliest memory

09:33 - Parents & school bullies

14:27 - Entrepreneurial spirit

23:40 - Working on her writing craft

32:24 - Couturing, C-Creative & L’Oreal

37:51 - Networking, Glow Journal

43:25 - Tik Tok?

44:23 - Copywriting is key

48:00 - The business of beauty

56:45 - Men’s beauty & skincare routines

01:02:50 - Managing stress

01:05:00 - Keeping private

01:09:07 - Influencing

01:13:04 - Process & research

01:18:50 - Daily routine 

01:19:27 - Drink of choice

01:20:28 - What’s in the fridge

01:21:41 - A book she’d gift

01:22:55 - If she could have a billboard anywhere


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