Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Sarah Lee

Glow Recipe, Co-CEO

Sarah Lee is Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Glow Recipe, a clean, cruelty-free, fruit-forward, and clinically effective beauty brand. Glow Recipe launched in 2014 and is sold online at Glowrecipe.com and at retail stores including Sephora (U.S., Middle East, South East Asia), MECCA (Australia, New Zealand), Douglas (Germany), and Cult Beauty (UK).

A seasoned expert on the global beauty consumer, Sarah has a deep and unique cross-functional background that spans product development, business strategy, and global marketing. Sarah started her career at L’Oréal, where she played a key role in launching the Giorgio Armani Cosmetics Korea brand in-market. She was then selected as L’Oréal’s first-ever Korean expat to the NYC office, where she led branding, product development, and retail partnerships at Matrix, Lancome, and L’Oreal Paris for over a decade. Sarah blends her deep understanding of product formulation science with years of successfully bringing brands to market to drive strategy and execution of Glow Recipe’s vision.

Sarah was featured in ABC’s Shark Tank, and a speaker at WWD’s Beauty Forum three times throughout 2016-2018, Vogue Business Clean Beauty Summit in 2021, as well as the inaugural K-Beauty panel at CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women), and is an honoree of the CEW Female Founders Award. Glow Recipe was part of CNBC’s Upstart 100 List and has received industry honors including Allure’s Best of Beauty, Most Engaged Brand Community at the Glossy Beauty Awards, and Best Social Media of the Year at the Beauty Independent Beacon Awards.