A premium skincare company, focusing on cultivating a meaningful experience through transformative ingredients.

Client Then I Met You
Industry Skincare

Established in 2018 by Charlotte Cho, who is also the co-founder of Soko Glam, the largest Korean beauty curator, "Then I Met You" is a tribute to jeong—an emotional connection to the people, places, and things that hold significant importance. This brand is a product of Charlotte's extensive decade-long hands-on experience in skincare and marks her personal turning point when she realized the advantages of enhancing her skincare routine during her time in Korea.


Then I Met You, a premium skincare company, is dedicated to creating a meaningful experience through transformative ingredients. Founded in 2018 by Charlotte Cho, co-founder of the largest Korean beauty curator, Soko Glam, and born from a decade of hands-on skincare experience, "Then I Met You" pays homage to jeong—an emotional bond to the people, places, and things that hold the utmost significance. It represents Charlotte's personal turning point when she discovered the benefits of enhancing her skincare routine while in Korea.

Then I Met You inspires its community to take the time to delve deeper into the things that truly matter. From sea buckthorn to cocoa and licorice, we utilize the most effective ingredients globally, aiming for visible results. Our profound understanding of skincare, combined with collaboration with leading cosmetic chemists and manufacturers in Korea, ensures that we don't compromise on delivering natural, premium ingredients. Our formulations are always crafted without artificial colorants, parabens, synthetic fragrances, silicones, and alcohol.

Project Objectives

  1. Community Building: Develop a platform that fosters a sense of community among users who share similar hobbies or interests.
  2. User-Friendly Design: Create an intuitive and visually appealing website that is easy to navigate for users of all ages and technical backgrounds.
  3. Secure and Scalable: Implement robust security measures to protect user data and ensure scalability as the community grows.
  4. Customization: Provide users with the ability to personalize their profiles, create groups, and share content related to their hobbies.
  5. Responsive Design: Ensure the website is accessible and responsive across various devices, including desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
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Community Building

  • hawkinsCoding implemented a robust user registration and profile creation system.
  • The website features a comprehensive search and matching algorithm, connecting users with similar interests.
  • Interactive forums and discussion boards were integrated to encourage communication and knowledge sharing among community members.

User-Friendly Design

  • The website boasts an intuitive and clean user interface, ensuring a seamless experience for users.
  • A simplified navigation menu and easily accessible features contribute to a user-friendly design.
  • Responsive design principles were applied to ensure compatibility across a variety of devices and screen sizes.

Secure and Scalable

  • Hawkins Coding employed industry-standard encryption protocols to secure user data and maintain privacy.
  • Regular security audits and updates were implemented to address potential vulnerabilities.
  • The infrastructure was designed to be scalable, accommodating the growing user base and evolving requirements.


  • Users can create personalized profiles with details about their hobbies, preferences, and expertise.
  • Group creation features enable users to form communities based on specific interests.
  • Content sharing capabilities include photos, videos, and articles related to users' chosen hobbies.

Responsive Design

  • The website is optimized for various devices, ensuring a consistent and enjoyable experience for users on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
  • Adaptive design elements adjust to different screen sizes and resolutions, enhancing accessibility.


  • ThenIMetYou.com has attracted a diverse and engaged user base.
  • Active forums and group discussions showcase the success of the community-building features.
  • Positive user feedback on the intuitive design and customization options.
  • The website's scalability has accommodated a growing number of users without compromising performance.


hawkinsCoding successfully brought Charlotte Cho's vision to life with ThenIMetYou.com, a vibrant online community that connects individuals with shared interests. The collaboration resulted in a secure, user-friendly, and scalable platform, contributing to the success of Then I Met You in building a thriving online community. The partnership between Charlotte Cho and hawkinsCoding demonstrates the importance of a client-developer relationship in turning a vision into a functional and successful online platform.

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