Nicolas Travis

Nicolas Travis

Name: Nicolas Travis
Date of birth: 30 December 1987
Occupation: Founder & CEO, Allies of Skin
Industry: Beauty

How he got started: A bout of severe teenage acne sparked off Travis' fascination with skincare. He spent two and a half years doing research and development and created three, core products from scratch; including the world's first day mask. Allies of Skin was officially launched in March 2016. The brand is now stocked in 48 doors in 7 countries — including The Beauty Candy Apothecary and escentials in Singapore. It will be expanding to 12 new countries in 2017.

Notable achievements: Allies of Skin went global with just three products. It’s the first Singaporean beauty brand to be stocked at Space NK, Bloomingdale's, Net-A-Porter, Mr Porter and Barneys.

Something you might not have known about him: 
Travis makes a mean frozen margarita.

A quote to sum it all up: "They were unstoppable not because they did not have failures or doubts, but because they continued on despite them." – Beau Taplin

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