The Clean Beauty Connoisseur: Tiffany T. Scott

Róen’s founder explains why you should give a damn about what goes into your glam.
By: Amber Kallor

The Clean Beauty Connoisseur: Tiffany T. Scott
Róen Beauty, a glamorous brand known for its well-edited range and luxe packaging, was born out of a not-so-pretty problem. Tiffany T. Scott, Róen’s founder and CEO, said her “aha moment” occurred at the dermatologist’s office, where she was told that the persistent stye in her eyelid might be instigated by the harsh ingredients in her makeup. Scott, who was studying nutrition at the time, found herself focusing less on food labels and diving deeper into what was actually inside her cosmetics.
Our philosophy is that clean can be sexy and glamorous
After noticing that high-performance formulas in vanity-worthy packaging were hard to come by, Scott made it her mission to create clean a beauty line without any compromises. “Our philosophy is that clean can be sexy and glamorous,” says Scott.
To bring her vision to life, she enlisted world-renowned photographer David Roemer (Róen’s creative director) and celebrity makeup artist Kate Synnott (Róen’s beauty creative director), whose roster includes A-listers like Nicole Kidman, Julianne Hough, Hailey Bieber, and Eiza González. Together, the trio launched the line in 2019 with inspiring imagery and “transparently clean” formulas, which Scott defines as being “honest with your consumers about your ingredients and how they are sourced.”
While Róen has very strict standards and has banned 2600 ingredients to date, Scott says that it’s important to know that “not all chemicals are bad nor good to put on your skin.” She works alongside Synnott and a team of chemists to develop innovative products that are safe, effective, and undeniably chic. Scott refuses to settle for anything less, which she says “can be a bit of a nightmare for our labs, but it’s what makes Róen products so amazing!”
After I hop out of the shower, the first thing I do is gently apply our Elixir Face Oil to my face and décolleté.
Here, Scott shares her two-step secret for dramatically dewy skin and the reason she’s “religious” about cleaning out her makeup drawer.

Her best business advice: “Patience, which has never been my strong suit! I’ve always liked to accomplish tasks quickly so that I can move on to the next thing. However, when you’re creating beauty products, especially clean beauty products, it’s important to exercise patience. For example, our CAKE mascara took us almost 18 months to formulate with over 20 lab submissions until we got it right. We were so proud when it was named Best Clean Mascara by Glamour in 2021.”

Cake Mascara
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Cake Mascara
$28

CAKE’s buildable and volumizing mascara plumps lashes with a uniquely fluffy brush designed with flexible bristles that lengthen and lift from the root of the lash. Formulated with plant-based sunflower, bayberry and carnauba waxes for flexibility and hold, CAKE is infused with olive oil to keep lashes hydrated throughout the day. The intensely black formula provides an extra-dark finish leaving you with flake-free, thick, and lengthened lashes that stay-all-day.

● Plant-based sunflower, bayberry and carnauba waxes for flexibility and hold

● Infused with olive oil to keep lashes nourished and hydrated

● Formulated with a combination of Silica and Nylon-12 for high-impact volume that is 100% clump-free

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Her proudest product moment: “Beyond our hero eyeshadow palettes that put us on the map, I’m especially proud of our newly launched Elixir Skincare line. It consists of an incredibly effective Restorative Face Oil and Tinted Lip-Oil-Balm. I’m excited about how well the products have been received. Our Lip-Oil-Balm has even recently been embraced by a global celebrity who is known for having the most famous lips in the world.”

To complete my routine, I moisturize my lips with Elixir Tinted-Lip-Oil-Balm to give them a wash of color. It’s also super nourishing and contains hyaluronic acid, sweet almond oil, and argan oil. It feels dreamy on lips.

Her glowy skin secret: “My life is so busy, so I like to keep my beauty routine as simple and easy as possible. I start my day with a glass of lemon water to wake me up. It also keeps the body alkaline, which is important for so many things, including inflammation, cellular regeneration, digestion, and bone health. After I hop out of the shower, the first thing I do is gently apply our Elixir Face Oil to my face and décolleté. If I'm in a hurry, I mix it with my foundation. This gives me instant dewy glow and assures that my skin gets important nourishing ingredients, which is great if you don’t like to fuss with three or four products.”

Elixir Restorative Face Oil
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Elixir Restorative Face Oil
$80

An illuminating , lightweight anti-aging oil that softens fine lines while boosting skin's natural glow.

This potent and lightweight combination of 100% plant based oils work on a cellular level promoting cell turnover and collagen production for firmer, plumper skin, while also nourishing the surface of the skin for a smooth radiant texture. Elixir Oil nourishes the skin, opens pores to diminish blemishes and improves the skin's overall texture providing the hydration your skin craves and giving it an instant glow.

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Her makeup must-haves: “I don’t leave the house without doing my brows because they’re so light and sparse. I love using vowBrow because it mimics real hair, it lasts all day, and it’s foolproof. Next, I apply a few swipes of eyeshadow and CAKE Mascara. To complete my routine, I moisturize my lips with Elixir Tinted-Lip-Oil-Balm to give them a wash of color. It’s also super nourishing and contains hyaluronic acid, sweet almond oil, and argan oil. It feels dreamy on lips.”

11:11 Eyeshadow Palette
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11:11 Eyeshadow Palette
$49

This MAGICAL Palette was tested by artists and real-women combined. The consensus is that it's easy to use and fool-proof, even for those that have the fear of eye shadow. No shades in the 11:11 Palette will go unused; they are the staple colors you will actually use and love. Methodically designed, they mix well with each other or stand out alone.

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Her biggest beauty indulgence: “My biggest beauty indulgence is a good facial at either Carasoin Day Spa (they use the best clean products) or The Spa by Joanna Vargas at the Sunset Tower Hotel. It makes me feel ten years younger!”

Her top drugstore discovery:Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm. I have the driest lips and when I want a natural moisturizer, it’s my go-to.”


Written by Amber Kallor

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