Karen Ballou

Editor-in-Chief, The Ballou Review

Karen Ballou

Karen Ballou has been a leader and innovator in the skincare and wellness space her entire career.  Most recently, she is the founder and CEO of Immunocologie, an all-natural skincare brand focused on skin health and immune protection as well as co-founder of LB Equity, a growth equity fund investing in emerging brands in beauty, wellness and personal care.  During her career, Karen has helped formulate, position, and launch more than 75 brands.  In addition, she is a licensed esthetician, has founded and owned day spas in Atlanta, Chicago and Connecticut and authored curriculum for the American Esthetician Association. She is also a sponsoring member of the Global Wellness Institute.  Karen’s approach is integrative and holistic with an emphasis on natural ingredients and spiritual wellness.