Wednesday, December 15, 2010Portraits

Jessica Hamou, the patent of courage


She is just 32 years old but already has on her business card 8 years in cosmetics, the discovery of a new asset, a registered patent, a brand and a line of four products to exploit it, projects full head… and how did she succeed all this? By dint of energy and work and with some fundamentals in the form of human values..;

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At first glance, Jessica Hamou has everything to"impose". Pretty, tall and slender, confident looking, and with her degree in physics chemistry of colloidal systems, the head of a strong math. This first impression quickly gives way, however, as soon as she begins to tell her story, giving way to a profound humanity coupled with an inventive passion.

She started as an employee in cosmetic subcontracting companies, those that formulate and manufacture for others. From there, for five years, she experienced the great"start" of organic cosmetics. But his insatiable curiosity and his desire for evolution are not satisfied: "This s structures seemed too limited for my desire to learn she confides. Of course, accepting a permanent contract would have been more comfortable, but I wanted to start a business, to create a company with my own values: consumer safety, concern for the environment and above all the sharing of human values…".

A meeting, a click

This is the time Jessica's looking for herself. Spends giving courses in University, retains the experience of a CDD… Then it is the meeting with a saffron tree (a"cultivator" of saffron) which will put it on its way:"…". Mathieu Weirich is the son of a Provençal …

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