How I Built This with Guy Raz
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Guy Raz | Wondery
Supergoop!: Holly Thaggard (2020)
1 hour 11 minutes Posted Aug 28, 2023 at 12:10 am.
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In 2005, the trajectory of Holly Thaggard's life completely changed when a good friend of hers was diagnosed with skin cancer. Holly realized that most people weren't taking sunscreen seriously, so she sidelined her vocation as a harpist to dive headfirst into the unfamiliar world of SPF. After a false start trying to market her sunscreen to elementary schools, Holly pivoted to retail, hiring a publicist she could barely afford. She eventually got her products into Sephora, a success that helped turn Supergoop! into a multi-million dollar brand.

This episode was produced by James Delahoussaye, with music by Ramtin Arablouei.

It was edited by Neva Grant.

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