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Talking Top Tens: Holly Thaggard

Founder and CEO of Supergoop!

05.29.17

Holly Thaggard is the Founder and CEO of Supergoop!, the first prestige skincare brand completely dedicated to UV protection. An industry pioneer, Holly is leading the charge to conquer the growing global skin cancer epidemic that affects close to 3 million people worldwide each year. Since founding Supergoop! in 2007, Holly has earned distinctions, not only for product innovation but for her initiatives to encourage transparency within the sun care category and to educate and inspire individuals and families on the importance of forming healthy habits. Holly enjoys entrepreneurial conversations, traveling with her husband and two children, snow skiing, entertaining at home, and keeping fit. For more on Holly you can follow her on Instagram: @hollythaggard@supergoop.

And more with Holly Thaggard…

What do you love most about your work:

I am most passionate about inspiring healthy habits, which means lots of skincare, beauty, wellness, and exercise. Who wouldn’t want these things built right into their work!?

What’s the most exciting thing in your life right now:

Launching Supergoop! in South East Asia with Sephora. First global market for us outside of the U.S.! 

Skincare product you can’t live without:

Our new Super Power Sunscreen Mousse. Nutrient-rich and sea kale packed—it’s like an all over body wrap of hydration, plus, hidden SPF.

Your motto in life:

“Why wouldn’t I?” I have a very positive, resilient personality.

You decompress each day by:

Taking a short, hot bath with mineral salts and an Astier de Villatte Delhi candle burning. 

The pair of jeans you will never grow tired of:

My Gucci dark washed jeans have just the perfect amount of stretch and weight –and they’re very long!

Your favorite restaurant for brunch and your go­-to order:

Balthazar—Smoked salmon, cream cheese, multi-grain toast with a sliced tomato.  

The skill or sport you’re dying to learn:

Patience. I’m dying to have enough patience to play a full game of chess with our son.

Where does your credit card get the most use:

The Favor app. My credit card bill is one big list of Favor charges.

Your whole day was just cancelled and your schedule is wide open, what do you do:

Hit the gym followed by a long breakfast outside (with all my favorite Supergoop! products close-by of course!) while reading my favorite news journals.