If you love makeup there is no doubt that you’ve heard of Doe Deere. She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of incredibly successful cosmetic brand Lime Crime. It is a wildly colorful and animal friendly brand. Lime Crime is certified vegan and cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA. The cosmetic line’s website is any makeup lover’s candy store. Full of color, whimsy, sparkle, and it is hard to resist.
Doe Deere was an imaginative child. She fondly remembers dressing up as a child and putting on makeup. She also had that entrepreneurial spirit within her. It may be interesting to find out that Doe was born in Russia on June 15, 1981. She also has a younger sister named Kat. Anyways, she caught the entrepreneurial bug when she started her own business at 13 selling temporary tattoos to her schoolmates. It was fun and successful for Doe, but her bigger dream was to become a musician. She accomplished that dream at 17 when she picked up her suitcase and moved to New York City, the land of opportunity. Doe started a band called SKY SALT. They were founded in the year 2000 until 2007. She met her husband, Mark, who was also a band mate. They learned to collaborate and work together well. He is currently the President of Lime Crime. Doe Deere learned about business and marketing when in the band, important lessons that any entrepreneur needs. Learn more: http://guestofaguest.com/los-angeles/interview/interview-lime-crimes-doe-deere-on-how-to-make-your-dreams-come-true
The successful businesswoman lived in New York from 1998 to 2012. She still fondly remembers it as her early stomping grounds. She still donates to an no kill animal shelter in New York City. Doe always stood out as different. Growing up she felt alone because of it. Little did she know that great things were in store for her. Often what makes us different, makes us successful as adults. Doe turned her love for bright and unusual colors into a multi million dollar business. Tired of the bland and neutral colors on the store shelves, she decided to start her own business. People express their individuality by what they wear and put on themselves. Lime Crime is the perfect match for those who don’t live by the book. This makeup line appeals to all kinds of people who want to express themselves boldly. Doe also wants to inspired young women to follow their dreams. If there is one piece of advice she could give others, it would be to follow your heart. Don’t settle for less and do something you don’t like as a career. Also, if you are naturally good at something, do it. Foster that talent into something marketable. Doe did it with Lime Crime. The thriving entrepreneur takes action on helping others, not just talking about it. She loves answering emails and comments on her social media pages, especially to help budding female entrepreneurs. She also attends conventions surrounding cosmetics and beauty to help mentor these women. The booming Lime Crime business is located in Los Angeles, California, Doe Deere’s current hometown. Learn more: https://www.pinterest.com/explore/doe-deere/