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Loren Ridinger
Senior Vice President of Internet retailing giant and SHOP.COM, Creator of the award winning cosmetic line, Motives® by Loren Ridinger and the uber-luxurious skincare line, Cellular Laboratories™, and Founder of the exquisite jewelry collection, Loren Jewels® and the fine jewelry line, Yours by Loren® which is available exclusively through HSN. 

Loren is an Internet mogul who has been changing the face of the beauty as well as Internet shopping for 20 years. Her impeccable style has established her as one of today’s leading trendsetters. She has been named to Vogue’s Top 100 as one of their most influential women and selected by Haute Living Magazine as one of New York’s and Miami’s most influential people. Loren was awarded the 2009 Women of Substance and Style award, recognized by Fashion Group International for her contribution to the fashion and beauty industry. In addition, her outstanding business accomplishments were recognized when Loren was named Woman Extraordinaire in 2010 and 2011 and a Top 50 Entrepreneur by Business Leader magazine in 2009 and 2010.  Loren has transcribed her style, fashion and inspiration to women everywhere on her personal blogs, Loren’s World (, a woman’s empowerment site that was recently named to the Forbes list of the 'Top 100 Websites for Women’ and (, which won the Award 2009. Recently named one of the ‘Top 50 Most Motivational People on the Web’ by, Loren is an avid social media guru, using her Facebook page, as well as Twitter to connect with her more than 140,000 fans and followers.

Loren’s passion to help others leads her involvement with many charitable causes including Rally for Kids with Cancer, which she Co-Chaired with Eva Longoria, American Heart Association, from whom she received the 2010 Big Heart Humanitarian award, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Jennifer Lopez Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, the Junior League of Miami and many others.

Entries by Loren Ridinger

Instagram Marketing in 2016 -- 10 Tools for Instagram You Need Now!

(19) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 11:24 AM

I love Instagram. What it's done for me and my brands/company is just incredible. Social Media has leveraged the playing field for business, and no longer do you have to spend millions -- or even thousands -- on advertising to be in the game. One of my brands, @Motivescosmetics, grew...

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Love Him or Hate Him: Entrepreneurs Can Learn 5 Things from Donald Trump's Presidential Campaign

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2015 | 10:52 AM

No one can argue the fact that the billionaire business mogul Donald Trump is a successful entrepreneur. His latest venture -- running for President of the United States -- might just be his boldest endeavor yet. Entrepreneurs who are just starting down the path should pay close attention to the...

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Has Your Flirt-Texting Turned Into Cheating?

(9) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 2:37 PM

Flirty texts and emails may never become physical, but that doesn't mean you're not having an affair. Messages that blur the line between teasing and intimacy, or that replace feelings you should be getting from your partner, can quickly violate relationship boundaries, even if you don't recognize the situation as...

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Learning to Let Your Children Go

(24) Comments | Posted March 23, 2013 | 9:14 AM

It's been a flurry of activity around our house for the last few months. My daughter, Amber, will likely be married by the time you read this post, and to be honest -- the wedding planning was a bittersweet ride. Of course we are so happy for her, we love...

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Stop Living and Start Designing Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 4:50 PM

Every year around this time, I find myself reflecting on the things I have accomplished and the many more goals that I still have in my heart. It could be all the lights in New York City, the general spirit in the winter air or even just the sense of...

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Facing the Truth: Determining the Warning Signs of a Bully

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 1:07 PM

Are you a mom, dad, teacher, grandparent or a concerned friend? Do you worry about your kids the moment you send them out the door to school each day? Back when I was kid, bullies existed for sure. But, the frequency and severity of bullying did not seem so extreme....

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The Power of Positive Thinking: Taking Charge of Your Attitude

(4) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 12:55 PM

Have you thought about the idea of using positive energy to overcome health problems, stress and maybe even disease? Dealing with stress and illness can take a toll on more than just your physical self, burning to a deep emotional space. Entire families and circles of friends feel the worry...

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Staying True to Yourself

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2012 | 2:37 PM

Graduation season is definitely here and even if you don't have a family member or friend graduating this spring, the feeling of new beginnings is all around. Each year when I see graduates out to dinner or brunch, or taking photos with family members, I feel reflective on the life...

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The Business of Being a Mom

(13) Comments | Posted May 7, 2012 | 12:40 PM

Being a good mother is hard work. The hours are long. At times, it can be thankless. It comes with guilt, sadness, fear, happiness, joy and many other emotions. It certainly isn't an easy job, but i'd argue it's the most important one you can have.

I have had...

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Finding Success Together

(10) Comments | Posted March 14, 2012 | 7:00 AM

As much as we may not want to admit it, finding a balance between work, family and daily commitments can often be an uphill climb. For JR and myself, building a very successful business together has certainly had its ups and downs (more ups of course), but ultimately it means...

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Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

(14) Comments | Posted January 26, 2012 | 10:53 AM

Think about it: Can you die from a broken heart? I am not only speaking of a tragic breakup, although we all know that feeling. What about couples who have been together for so long, and one of them passes away? The pain can be so unbearable that their heart...

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What Your Mammogram Won't Tell You

(55) Comments | Posted January 6, 2012 | 10:26 AM

The madness started at the end of August when I discovered a lump in my breast. It wasn't the typical small lump that I have had before; this one was big, much bigger. I was a year late for this checkup, but wasn't concerned, as my last checkup was perfect....

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New Year's Resolutions: Can You Make Them Stick?

(1) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 12:21 PM

We are all guilty of it. I know we have every intention of trying to hit those New Year's resolutions. We write them down, sometimes we even follow through with them for the first few weeks of the new year, but suddenly we get busy, its just too hard or...

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Champagne Parties on a Beer Budget

(10) Comments | Posted November 29, 2011 | 11:00 PM

Entertaining shouldn't be a burden, emotionally or financially during the holidays. It will be go, go, go for most of us through the New Year and instead of feeling stressed, think of throwing a dinner party as a great way to reconnect with friends and family. With these tips you...

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