Founder & CEO, Grace Kingdom Beauty (www.gracekingdombeauty.com)
Ginger King has been passionately creating beauty products from concept to finish for more than twenty years. She is well versed in innovative concepts, creative product formulation, advanced technology applications, ergonomic package development and impactful competitive analysis. Ginger has developed over thousands of products from hair care to skin care, and sun care to color cosmetics. Her claim to fame products include the revolutionary first to market
Joico ICE SPIKER, water resistant hair glue, Freeze 24.7 Ice Shield, SPF 15 face wash and Avon
Advance Techniques Color Protection series. Her Avon True Color Eye shadow and Daring Definition Mousse Mascara have also been selected as the finalists for CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women). Ginger holds several patents in cosmetic formulations.
Ginger is the founder & CEO at Grace Kingdom Beauty, a cosmetic product development firm in New Jersey where she consults for cosmetic brands, contract manufacturers and raw material suppliers. She has previously held management positions with Barnet Products Corporation, (cosmetic Raw material supplier), ChemAid Laboratories (cosmetic contract manufacturer), Freeze 24/7 International (Cosmetic marketing company), Avon Products Inc. (Fortune 500 company), Joico laboratories (salon hair care) and Jason Natural Cosmetics (Natural Cosmetics). Ginger has also received numerous corporate awards for thinking out of the box claims, cost savings and leadership. Ginger holds an MBA in Marketing from Long Island University as well as a Master’s in Natural Product Chemistry from San Jose State University. She is an active member of Cosmetic Executive Women and Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
Ginger loves to make and sell cosmetics and was once a beauty consultant for Chanel, Clarins, Estee Lauder, Clinique and Elizabeth Arden. Ginger travels extensively in Asia and is aware of the Asian cosmetic trends. She has been the key note speaker for brand launches and has spoken at HBA conference on product development and In-Cosmetics on product innovation. Ginger is a beauty expert on Beauty Press and has been on radio and video chat with leading beauty magazines. Ginger has published an e-book in 2016 on How To Start Your Own Cosmetic Line. She has been quoted by top beauty magazines such as Allure, Self, Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, Shape, Teen Vogue and Women’s Health. Ginger has served as Allure’s Beauty Judge for Breakthrough Products 2017 and Yahoo’s Diversity In Beauty Award 2018. Additionally, Ginger has been an adjunct professor at Rutgers Business School teaching a Saturday class on Business of Fashion/Beauty.