Charlotte Cho is a South Korean-American esthetician, author and entrepreneur. She is best known as the cofounder of Soko Glam, a company that specializes in Korean beauty products. She is considered a major contributor to the current K-Beauty emergence in the U.S.
Charlotte Cho was born in California. In 2008 she travelled to South Korea to assist Samsung in their marketing and communications department. During this time she met and married US Army Captain David K. Cho, and they both began curating Korean skincare and makeup products to the U.S. market. In 2012 they founded Soko Glam. The company is currently considered one of the most prominent firms specializing in K-Beauty products and treatments in the U.S.
Charlotte Cho regularly publishes her experiences and research about Korean beauty products, practices, and trends via various News Media and Soko Glam’s website. In 2015, she authored a book on Skin Care titled “The Little Book of Skin Care: Korean Beauty Secrets for Healthy, Glowing Skin” (2015).
- “Meet the South Korean Beauty Importers: Insider Beauty, Peach & Lily, and Soko Glam”. Vanity Fair.
- “A Look at Korea’s Culture From the Bathhouse”. The New York Times.
- “Charlotte and David Cho”. CNN.
- “K-Beauty: The Exhausting Skin-Care Regimen That May Be Worth the Effort”. The Wall Street Journal.