The Head of Research at Fresh HQ talks all things work, life and success with us
An innovative brand that serves as a treat for both skin and senses, Fresh has fast become one of our favourites when it comes to unique beauty products to help boost our at-home top to toe pampering artilleries.
Its collections never fail to delight and surprise us, using ingredients as diverse as damask rose, soy, black tea and Umbrian clay to meet a multitude of face and body needs. At the helm is Lev Glazman, Fresh’s co-founder and Head of Research - the ‘nose’ behind the brand who plays a pivotal part in sourcing raw ingredients from around the world for the brand’s latest ranges. With a love of skincare and the relationships he builds with artisans around the world, we caught up with Lev to gain a glimpse into the inner workings of his working day and to see what the fragrance expert does to stay motivated, organised and inspired.
GTG: Hit the snooze button or up-and-at-em?
LG: Hit the snooze button and finish my last dream.
GTG: What does your company do in under ten words?
LG: Fresh is feel good beauty.
GTG: Best piece of work advice you ever had?
LG: Do not be afraid of making mistakes. That’s how you learn what not to do.
GTG: Name three things in your working week you love doing?
LG: Marketing meetings, spending time with my R&D team to dream about new and exciting products and working at the fragrance house.
GTG: What are the 3 things you do every day before breakfast?
LG: Cleanse, mask, juice.
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GTG: What do you love about your job?
LG: Constantly being in a creative mood and making people feel great!
GTG: What’s cooking for work lunch?
GTG: How do you stay organised?
LG: Love iNotes. It keeps me in check.
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GTG: Describe your working style in 3 words?
LG: Excite, energise, laugh.
GTG: Typical work attire?
LG: Jeans and T-shirt.
GTG: Worst job you ever had?
LG: In the army cleaning bathrooms.
GTG: Notepad or iNotes?
GTG: How do you keep fit and fit fitness into the working week?
LG: The morning is my time; one hour is always set aside for the gym.
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