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Meet JolieBox Co-Founder Mathilde Lacombe

JolieBox co-founder Mathilde Lacombe. Yes, we have a ginormous girl crush on her.  

Last week, we spilled the beans about our international expansion and our acquisition of JolieBox. Today, we’re introducing you to Mathilde Lacombe, the company’s co-founder and editorial director. Mathilde began as a beauty blogger and Elle reporter before starting JolieBox with four friends. She says, “I’m a complete beauty addict! I love discovering new brands and trends and learning other girls’ beauty habits.” Hmm…we think Mathilde and her crew will fit in perfectly at the Birchbox offices. The 24-year-old editor now oversees JolieBox’s editorial and marketing teams in the UK, France, and Spain—and recently got married! We’ll be adding periodic dispatches from Mathilde and her editors soon—for now, here’s a little bit about her!

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Smarty Pants Skincare: Aesop

I first spotted Aesop years ago in the bathroom of a very stylish male friend. I freaked him out a bit by how long I spent talking about how much I loved his hand wash and moisturizer. Since then, I’ve been a huge fan of the brand. How can you not love a company that includes in its brand philosophy the importance of “a healthy diet, sensible exercise, a moderate intake of red wine, and a regular dose of good books?”

The deeply intellectual company is thoughtful about every aspect of its products, from the formulas (packed with high concentrations of the best natural ingredients) to the packaging (apothecary meets modern design) to the scents (delightfully herbaceous). Its unisex line covers face, body, hair, and fragrance, plus extremely covetable kits and dapper shaving duds. 

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