Solésence Beauty Science, a skin care and cosmetics product manufacturer headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, and specializing in mineral-based technologies, has appointed Maggie Ciafardini as Managing Director of Business Development for their beauty category.

Ciafardini, who started her career at The Estée Lauder Companies and has served as CEO of YSL Beauté, General Manager of Beauté Prestige Int’l USA, Managing Director of St. Tropez North America and Executive Director of Bobbi Brown International, will focus on new brand partnerships in the prestige skin care and cosmetics categories for Solésence.

"I’m thrilled to be joining Solésence, where I can bring their healthy skin science to the industry I grew up in," says Ciafardini. "I’ve had the privilege of working with some of the most prestigious houses in the world, and now through connecting these brands with the solution to healthy sun and skin, I have the opportunity to give back to them. I look forward to working with my colleagues again in this new capacity."

Solésence Beauty Science develops and manufactures sun care beauty products using a patented mineral-based technology. Their customers are premium and prestige brands as well as performance-driven and clean beauty brands.

"Everything in beauty starts with healthy skin, and we are seeing continued growth in our comprehensive environmental prevention platform even during the economic challenges of Covid-19," says Kevin Cureton, Chief Operating Officer at Solésence. "With Maggie on our team, we look forward to expanding our footprint in the beauty space as we continue our mission to enhance lives through healthy skin."