Creator and CEO of Cocoa Brown
Marissa is the founder and creator of Cocoa Brown– the revolutionary tanning brand, founded after spending 15 years studying and working in the beauty industry. She is a regular media contributor as a business owner and is one of the most well respected beauty editors in the country. Marissa developed the brand to include a ‘wardrobe of tans’ including eight sister products to suit different types of tanners and non-tanners alike.
Marissa has won multiple awards for her entrepreneurial success including IMAGE Magazine Irish Start Up of the Year 2013. She has used her years of invaluable experience to build the Cocoa Brown brand, reputation and celebrity fan base. Following a number of years running her Dublin based beauty salon, Carter Beauty, the famous hot spot for Ireland’s A-List celebrities.
Now a mumpreneur, media contributor, Irish celebrity and the brains behind Ireland’s best-selling tanning brand, Marissa really is the driving force behind the incredible brand that sold 15 weeks’ worth of stock in 2 hours upon launch!