Falguni Nayar

 Falguni Nayar, the founder of Nykaa, one of India’s biggest online fashion and lifestyle portals, had been living the ideal life. She came from a business background with her father owning a Bearing Company. She met Sanjay Nayar (her husband) in IIM Ahmedabad and since became very close to him. They both got graduated in 1985 and tied the knot in May 1987. They have one son and a daughter. Falguni began her career as a management consultant. She worked at Kotak Mahindra Capital Co. for 18 years before leaving it to start her own company in 2012. Falguni founded Nykaa, a multi-brand online beauty retailer, in 2012. It is one of the leading cosmetic online brands in India. She likes to spend summers in the U.S.A and loves to go on holiday there. After serving 20 years as a venture investor and merchant with Kotak Mahindra, she suddenly announced her departure to pursue her dream. Capitalizing on the scope of beauty and skincare products online, she steered herself towards Nykaa, and out came a platform that created history with its arrival. Running her online business successfully, along with 35 physical stores, make way for an entrepreneur who told the world that age is just a number.

The brand is now an epitome in wellness and beauty, and it is further opening its luxury stores (Nykaa luxury) in premier destinations. Nykaa has also been a front runner in bringing international luxury brands to India, giving Indian customers all-encompassing products and services to choose from.

In 2018, Nykaa joined hands with Femina to organize Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2018.

Falguni Nayar Bio

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