Beauty By Design’s Skin Health and Skincare Experts

Beauty By Design’s lead estheticians ensure a smooth, five-star performance for every customer. Their background in both beauty and skin care allows them to be recognized as our top estheticians.

 

Hillary Clark 

Lead Esthetician

Hillary Clark is Beauty By Design’s Lead Esthetician, with over 19 years of beauty industry experience and 15 years as a licensed esthetician.  Hillary grew up in a family of female entrepreneurs whose passions included fashion, cosmetics, and skincare. Hillary trained and worked with leading Dermatologists such as Dr. Nicholas Perricone, Dr. Murad, Dr. Sobel, Dr. Glogau, Vic Narukar and Kathy Fields, MD.

Hillary was the youngest Beauty Director for Nordstrom’s largest Bay Area locations, was responsible for training the sales floor across all brands, hosting trend shows and managed the personal appearances of Brand Leaders such as Evelyn Lauder and Jeanine Lobell. She was the first Beauty Personal Stylist in a position that was created for her unique skill set. One of her specialties was seeing Oncologist’s patients by appointment to help them find the most gentle, effective treatments to help their skin manage the grueling stress of radiation and chemotherapy.

Hillary was recruited by Sephora.com in 1999 where she established and managed the first team of online Beauty Advisors and acted as Sephora.com Magazine’s West Coast Beauty Editor. Hillary partnered with the editorial staff to compose stories for Sephora.com, worked on brand dedicated photo shoots, and represented Sephora.com in media and on national, live television shows. Hillary has worked both New York and Los Angeles Fashion Week with world-renowned designers and brands like Urban Decay, Smashbox, Betsey Johnson, Richard Tyler and many more. Hillary has been featured nationally as a beauty expert in numerous publications including The New York Times and Allure Magazine.

                                                                                                                                                                      

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Erica Fulcher                                           

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Erica Fulcher brings over 5 years’ experience as a practicing Esthetician in some of the most distinguished spas in Los Angeles.  Her career as an Esthetician began at Bliss Spa located in the W Hotel Los Angeles where she developed an affinity for holistic care, clean formulations, and advanced application techniques.

She continues to seek advanced education and works hands-on with clients in her private, West Hollywood skincare studio.  Her clients come from far and wide to seek her expertise- she is known as a miracle worker with adult stubborn acne conditions and applies that knowledge to helping her Beauty By Design Customers on a daily basis.

“Skincare is an overwhelming process for me, so being able to trust someone…Erica made the process so easy.” – Kytia age 31-35 Long Beach, CA 

Caren Conrad

Chief Ingredient Officer 

Caren Conrad, Beauty By Design’s VP of Esthetician Services, has been a trailblazer – leading innovation in the skincare industry for over 25 years.

The first decade of Caren’s career with Nordstrom was dedicated to studying consumer habits and immersing herself in product formulation while working with several Prestige Brands to help loyal customers find product solutions to meet their current and changing skin care needs.

“Learning about the world each person lives in allows you to design the ideal routine of topical product solutions – that will feel great today and can adjust for your skin’s needs as your world changes.”

Always in the forefront, Caren opened Sephora’s first flagship store located in downtown San Francisco in 1998. She managed all of Sephora’s branded collections, trained the customer service support team and authored  the Q&A section on Sephora.com.

Caren was recruited by Bare Minerals in 2001, she was responsible for boutique sales and education as well as call center support for their first national tv infomercial.

The Japanese brand, Fancl, brought Caren on as their General Manager, where she developed the first brand of paraben and sulfate-free skincare in the US marketplace with the 2002 launch of boscia skincare. Caren was a brand champion for the new preservative-free concept and partnered again with Nordstrom, Sephora, and QVC.

Her passion for healthy skincare led her to the Spa industry with Pevonia, There  she was inspired by the passion that she experienced from all the professional Estheticians who bring great service and care to their client’s individual needs.  That led to meeting Dermatologist brand, Perricone MD, as their Accounts Director for Sephora and Specialty Boutiques in the US and Australia where her love of anti-inflammatory, nutritional-based skin care was born.

 

Stacy Tanner

Co-Founder and CMO

Beauty By Design’s Co-Founder and Chief Merchandising Officer, Stacy Tanner, oversees all aspects of Beauty By Design’s product line, including all aspects of formula, package and creative development. Stacy has an extensive background in the beauty industry with over 30 years of experience specializing in product development and marketing.

A Los Angeles native, Stacy attended USC and while working a summer job at Cosmetech International, she developed a passion for health and beauty products.  This opportunity allowed her to work with iconic brands such as Giorgio Beverly Hills, Sebastian International, Jafra Cosmetics, NuSkin and Arbonne International.

Always looking for a new adventure, she found a new home with Image Laboratories and after a couple of years worked her way up from Marketing Assistant to Brand Manager of Let’s Jam®, an industry leader in ethnic hair care.

Her passion for product development eventually led her to Guthy-Renker where  she found her niche. As Proactiv’s Vice President of Product Development, she worked closely with Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields to grow the 3-Step acne line from a late-night infomercial brand into the leading acne skin care brand with over a billion dollars in sales.  As Proactiv expanded, Stacy was promoted to Senior VP where she managed multiple brands including Meaningful Beauty, Sheer Cover, and Wen.

After her 15 year tenure at Guthy-Renker, Stacy’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to create her own successful consulting business, The Beauty Group Inc., a Southern California-based firm dedicated to product development and marketing for small and large beauty brands. Her recent clients, include Specific Beauty, Volaire™, TruFora, and UnSun.

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