My name is Ann Colville Somma and I do productMy name is Ann Colville Somma and I do product development and innovation
My name is Ann Colville Somma and I do product development and innovation. I got my first job in beauty 10+ years ago and have been in love with beauty trend forecasting, branding, and making great products ever since. (You can see more about me/my career here).
When it comes to my own beauty purchases, I wouldn’t describe myself as your typical beauty junkie … When you work in a donut factory, you don’t exactly crave donuts.
I look hard to find things I really love (and due to my job, I’m always looking - sometimes in the strangest places - for great product), and I look past hype straight to ingredients and efficacy. Ok, maybe sometimes I just look at how kick ass the packaging is : ) But at the end of the day, I buy and use some of the best stuff out there - and sometimes it costs much less than you’d think.
If you’re a beauty brand/PR representative interested in working with us, please be in touch:
firstname.lastname@example.org - Publisher/Founder
email@example.com - Editorial Assistant
Cult of Pretty does giveaways, as well as product and backstage
coverage. If your product is a good fit for this site (I feel the
quality, design and price is right for my readers), let’s work together!
This is my place to share. If you have questions, comments, or want to suggest a product you love, ASK ME ANYTHING!
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All content on Cult of Pretty is created without bias, regardless of sponsor, affiliate, or consulting relationships.
Sponsored posts are clearly labeled as such. Otherwise, I do not accept payment for product mentions. I do often receive promotional samples and write about the product, if I like it. FYI, I do not require full size product to review - I often get just enough for a couple of uses.
I do have affiliate relationships as follows:
Outside of blogging, I work in the beauty industry. Occasionally, I may mention or recommend the products of my employer because I genuinely think they’re relevant and awesome, but I do not receive compensation for doing so.