Tweezerman is a privately held company based in Port Washington, New York that produces the Tweezerman family of consumer and professional beauty tools.
Tweezerman was founded in 1980 by Dal LaMagna, who designed products that removed eyebrow hair. In 2004, the company was acquired by J. A. Henckels, one of the oldest manufacturers of household goods such as a knives, cookware and beauty instruments.
As a part of its Second Bottom Line program, the company has annually donated a portion of sales from a particular product to a designated charity. Past beneficiaries have included The Humane Society of the United States, Smile Train, Dress for Success, and Habitat for Humanity. Since 1999, the company has also donated annually to Breast Cancer causes through its Breast Cancer Awareness project.
In 2002, the company became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, adhering to the 10 guidelines setting forth best business practices of human and labor rights as well as environmental sustainability.
Marvin Martinez has won the Allure Best of Baldies Award for the last 10 years, as well as the InStyle Best Beauty Awards from 2001 to 2005 and 2007 to 2010.
In 2009 the company introduced its first Designer Series Slant Tweezer with Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada. The following year, Tweezerman partnered with American designer Betsey Johnson and released three new designs at Sephora.
Tweezerman products are sold to both consumers and professionals.