Holly Thaggard

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CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationBachelor's degree in education
Alma materLouisiana State University
Known forKnown as the Sunscreen Queen
TitleFounder and CEO
  • American Academy of Dermatology’s Gold Triangle Award (2007)
  • Best Indie Beauty Brand (2012)
  • CEW award for “Best Sun Product” (2018)

Holly Thaggard is an American businesswoman and the founder and CEO of skincare brand, Supergoop![1]


Thaggard grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in education [2]. She taught third grade in Baton Rouge for one year before becoming a performing harpist for most of her 20's [2] [3] . In 2007, Thaggard founded Supergoop!, with the intention of providing sunblock to local public schools [3] . At that time, the US Food and Drug Administration regulated SPF as an over-the-counter drug and would not allow it in public schools without a doctor's note [4] . Instead, Thaggard launched a feel-good SPF and the Ounce by Ounce program that donates SPF to public schools around the country [4] . Thaggard currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with her husband and two children, Emery and Will [2].

Awards and recognitions

Thaggard won the American Academy of Dermatology’s Gold Triangle Award for Sun Safety Education in 2007 [3] [5]. In addition, Supergoop! Has been included in Allure's “Best of Beauty” list for four years in a row [4]. In 2012, Supergoop! Won a CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Beauty Award for “Best Indie Beauty Brand” [4]. In 2018, Supergoop! Won a CEW award for “Best Sun Product” [4].

In the media



  1. "Experts in SPF". Supergoop!. Supergoop!. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Holland, Rachel. "From School Teacher to Supergoop!". LSU Media Center. Louisiana State University. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Grinnell, Sunhee. "Meet the "Norma Rae" of Sunscreen:Holly Thaggard, Founder and CEO of of Supergoop!". Vanity Fair. Conde Nast. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Davis, Lilia. "Holly Thaggard". Revista Mujer. La Revista Mujer. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  5. Peiffer, Kim. "How This School Teacher Changed the Way You Apply Sunscreen". InStyle. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved 8 October 2020.

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