Miiko Skin Co.
Kimiko Foster is the founder of local skincare brand Miiko Skin Co. a 2017 winner of the Douglas Top 10 to watch. She has also been recognized in Corporate Knight’s Magazine as one of Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 in Sustainability, and was nominated for Victoria’s Eco Star Awards in Manufacturing Excellence and Eco-preneur of the year.
She is leading Miiko Skin Co into it’s third year of business with sustainable growth in mind. She completed her degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology at Uvic in 2012 and is passionate about educating her community on how health and sustainability can be accessible to everyone. Miiko Skin Co is innovative in their marketing practices by
including the suppliers of their ingredients on the labels, and educating their customers on the practices of how each product is made. So far the small and mighty team of three has successfully tripled their online and wholesale partnerships in their second year of business. Year Three has lot’s in store and Kimiko is excited to change the landscape of natural hand-made skincare in the market place.
Douglas Magazine 10 to Watch Panel
What do Vancouver Island’s most successful startups know that can inform and inspire your SOHO business? Douglas magazine editor-in-chief Kerry Slavens leads a lively panel of five winners of the prestigious Douglas 10 to Watch Business Award about lessons learned, big wins and valuable advice for anyone hoping to succeed in business.