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14 female-founded Scandinavian beauty brands to know

By Esteban G Villanueva

Photo: Hasse Nielsen

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Vogue Scandinavia rounds up female-founded beauty brands - big and small - to know, all courtesy of the Nordics

One of Scandinavia’s pride and joy should be the amazing beauty brands the region has harboured and gifted to the world. While there are more female-founded brands that we can physically include in one roundup, Nordic skincare and makeup moguls are known for their excellent quality, performance and pigment. They're also known for their heart, their values and their knack for incorporating our way of life into their products.


In honour of all women in the beauty industry who’ve paved the road for innovation and discovery — here are 14 Nordic female-founded beauty brands to know and support every day.