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Tatcha

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Tatcha
status: EXITED (JULY 2019)

Tatcha is a global luxury beauty and lifestyle brand, focused on the skincare market.  The product line is inspired by information from a 200-year-old Japanese manuscript detailing beauty practices and also draws on modern technology.  Founded by Victoria Tsai to share the geisha’s wisdom with modern women everywhere, the Company leverages its roots in Japanese culture to bring authentic, unique products to its customers. Tatcha has a wide breath of products all catering to the fast growing all-natural skincare consumer. The company’s best-selling products include rice enzyme powder, camellia cleansing oil, nourishing lip balm, moisture rich silk cream, and soothing silk body butter.  You can find Tatcha at prestige retailers such as Barneys and Sephora. In July 2019, Tatcha was acquired by Unilever, representing a successful exit for Beechwood.

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  • WWD - June 10, 2019
    Unilever Acquires Tatcha in Deal Said Approaching $500M

    Unilever has agreed to acquire luxury, Japanese-inspired skincare brand Tatcha at a price said to be approaching $500 million. The brand is on track to do $100 million in net sales for 2019. Today, the company’s best-selling products include The Silk Canvas Filter Finish Protective Primer, The Water Cream, and The Dewy Skin Cream. Tatcha’s products have the Green at Sephora seal, are cruelty free, and are made without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, parabens and several other ingredients.

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  • Allure - May 17, 2019
    Why Tatcha Created Its New Satin Skin Mist Specifically for Oily Complexions

    Tatcha has launched more new products in 2019 than many companies do in an entire year. Following the January drop of the Violet-C Brightening Serum, The Dewy Skin Cream inspired by Kim K.'s makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, and its first-ever neck cream, Tatcha is has launched yet another new skin-care product: The Satin Skin Mist.

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  • Glossy - May 15, 2019
    Why Tatcha is selling its newest launch as a mystery product at Sephora

    Tatcha is pre-launching its newest product via a 'Mystery Treasure' deluxe sample, in partnership with its exclusive U.S. retailer Sephora.

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  • Glossy - January 10, 2019
    Japanese beauty brand Tatcha is finally investing in influencers

    How Japanese-inspired skincare brand Tatcha built a passionate, valuable community of online followers without paying for influencers.

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  • Glossy - January 3, 2019
    The Glossy Beauty Podcast: Tatcha's Vicky Tsai

    Tatcha founder Vicky Tsai joins The Glossy Beauty Podcast to discuss the difficulty of introducing foreign beauty concepts to the U.S. market, the concept of skin care as self-care and the reason you can’t rush amazing products.

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