How I made it: From cosmetics student to beauty entrepreneur

Dr Om Prawarisa of OM Skincare reveals how she went on to create her debut skin care brand after studying cosmetics science at London College of Fashion

It involved lots of hard work; I put in all my energy and paid attention to every detail.

OM Skincare is a luxury skin care brand that adapts to all skin types, taking inspiration from the healing power of nature.

Founder Dr Om Prawarisa tells Cosmetics Business how she began the brand after studying cosmetics science at university, and shares her tips for other students looking to start their own cosmetics brand...

Dr Om Prawarisa

What cosmetics-related degree did you study, where and for how many years?

I completed my BSc (Hons) Cosmetic Science at London College of Fashion in 2008 and did my PhD research at King’s College London in 2009 for four years, and finally graduated in 2013.

How did you choose which course to study?

It actually happened by chance, I didn't even know BSc (Hons) Cosmetic Science existed. I found . . .

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