We know them, love them, follow them on Instagram and Twitter, and feel like we know them pretty well. But the truth is that some celebrities are more than just red-carpet, jet-setting stars. Some celebrities have ventured into starting their own business. From environmentally-friendly water to the workout wear you probably already own, here are the celebrities who have started their very own company.
The Honest Company: Jessica Alba
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Actor Jessica Alba started The Honest Company after she had her first child and found it difficult to find products for her baby that weren’t made from harsh chemical ingredients. The brand has now turned into a wellness brand that includes baby products, makeup, cosmetics, and home goods.
Just Water: Jaden Smith
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According to the official website, ‘Just Water’ is sustainably sourced from Glens Falls, NY, has packaging that’s 100% recyclable, 82% renewable and also refillable, with the bottle having a wide neck to make it easy to refill. “Every choice we make is considered, from where our natural spring water comes from, to the materials that are used to make our ocean conscious bottle,” the site claims. “When it comes to our environment, we know that one bottle might not change the world. But it’s a start”.
Calia: Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood saw something missing in the activewear market when she was looking for clothes to suit her own lifestyle leading her to launch Calia in 2015. “Just as someone who leads an active lifestyle in general, I noticed a big gap in what was in the store…what things I could go buy,” she said. “Either things seemed to be super technical and unattractive, or…I don’t know, just not feminine.” Her wide-ranging product line includes workout wear, swimwear, jackets, and accessories in every size to fit every woman.
Flower Beauty: Drew Barrymore
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Having been in the business for her whole life, Drew Barrymore knows a thing or two about makeup. That’s why the award-winning actress, producer, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and mother founded Flower Beauty. The website says, “Drew’s gift to everyone, FLOWER empowers women by developing products that help you look and feel great in your Own skin, and to embrace your individual beauty with the support of inspired, luxurious products made with you in mind.”