As a former beauty editor and skin-care brand founder, Courtney Dunlop has long geeked out on the science behind how what you put on or in your body affects your skin. The excitement she has over calling up a derm to talk science is on the level of how most people would feel talking to their favorite celebrity.
She’s also always loved a good glass of wine. It was something she had in common with her friend Michelle Feldman, a former flight attendant and certified esthetician. Both from Springfield, Missouri, Dunlop and Feldman partnered together to open up a spa (open by appointment only), and launch a skin-care line Good Skin Day. At their beauty events, the wine flowed freely. “People were always surprised to see us drinking wine because we had great skin and really cared about skin care,” Dunlop says. Instead of asking about the products, event-goers would