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Meet Anna Ross; Rule Breaker, Change Maker & Nail Polish Queen!

Aug 29, 2019

Meet Anna Ross; Rule Breaker, Change Maker & Nail Polish Queen!

Anna is a New Zealand-born creative and entrepreneur, and the founder of Kester Black – Australia’s most innovative ethical beauty brand. An immediate commercial success, Kester Black is stocked by more than 500 Australian retail stockists, and sold through six international distributors across five continents.


A rule breaker by nature, Anna is on a mission to initiate global change in the beauty industry by setting new standards for cosmetics with a positive social and environmental impact.


Anna’s products are sustainably produced, vegan, cruelty-free, carbon neutral, and B Corp certified. These accreditation's have attracted a cult-like following from customers across the world who love beautiful products with an ethical edge.


Following a formal education in design, Anna’s values-led approach has been integral to her becoming a commercial powerhouse. The former Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year, Anna's business savvy has helped to foster unique collaboration opportunities with global heavyweights such as Audi, Pantone and Virgin Australia.


Fashion designer, jeweler and now cosmetics queen, Anna’s proving that ethically, socially and environmentally-minded businesses can also be ground-breaking and successful.


You can explore the incredible rainbow of Kester Black colours here and you're not going to want to miss Anna's @kesterblack Instagram for serious insta inspo! x