An Indian inspirational entrepreneur and known to the entire world as the co-founder of VLCC, Vandana Luthra has proved that no before or after marriage restrictions can stop determined women from success. VLCC Health care Ltd. sells wellness and beauty products and is currently dispensing in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. She became the chairperson of the Beauty and Wellness Sector Skills Council (BWSSC) that is supported financially by the NSDC under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
Vandana was born on 12th of July, 1956 in Delhi and completed her graduation from there itself. She wanted to visit various countries across the globe to gather knowledge and information regarding beauty and wellness products, related to skincare, fitness, food and nutrition. It was in 1989 when she found her own company after years of research and experience named VLCC as a Wellness centre. The company initially began in the Safdarjung Development Area in New Delhi. However, not the brand has an international face value.
Earlier, Vandana just aspired to boost health and fitness in India, but she desired to give beautiful hairstyles and she was keenly interested in experimenting with all the facials on her own mother’s face. She further acknowledged her confidence to make a revolution in the beauty industry in India and worldwide.
VLCC offers a catalogue of various wellness services such as laser treatment, hair transplanting, slimming, beauty and grooming and so on. It is also currently the most known and recognized wellness care organization in India. From more than 326 locations in 153 cities and across 13 countries this company has been working officially. It has employed more than 5000 people so far who are enriched with nutrition-related knowledge and experience and also belong to various fields of the medical profession. While some are cosmetics expert others are beauty professionals. Some manufacturing plants of VLCC have been set up recently in Haridwar India and Singapore.
The company is known to sell a wide range of beauty, hair care and body care products. These products are also marketed by 1 lakh outlets in our country and have got around 10,000 outlets across the Middle East and Africa. Under the leadership of Vandana, VLCC now provides a vocation training course named VLCC Institute of Beauty and Nutrition. She is an elected chairperson at BWSSC that has opened many skill centres for interested women to learn and acquire beauty skills.
Vandana is solely responsible to provide scholarships to underprivileged and physically impaired persons. She is known to be the VC of an NGO named Khushi that works on vocation training projects, education, midday meal schemes to around 3000 children and is also associated with the telemedicine centre. Two published books of Vandana after founding VLCC, based on wellness and fitness are:
A complete fitness program ISBN 978-8125906919, launched in 2011.
A book named, A Good Life ISBN 978-9351160113, published in 2013.