Blog Post: Rea Ann Silva: The woman behind Beautyblender

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 12/30/2020

“While the iconic egg-shaped Beautyblender sponge is wildly popular and used by makeup professionals and everyday people from all backgrounds all over the world, few people know the story behind the company and how it got its start. The history and development of Beautyblender, as well as the life story of its founder, Rea Ann Silva, highlights both the long history of women’s contributions to the cosmetics industry, as well as the struggles women of color endured to make their mark in the world of beauty.”

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