SPF Everything At Every Time: Supergoop Founder Holly Thaggard Extends Sun Care Beyond The Summer
Naiveté can be a beauty entrepreneur’s best friend. When Sephora offered Supergoop summer placement nine years ago, founder and former teacher Holly Thaggard demurred. She wanted to upend assumptions that interest in sun-care was confined to the warmest months and show Supergoop could drive sales throughout the year. “I didn’t know, not ...
New Shoppable YouTube Makeover Show “Inner/Outer Beauty” Provides Social Media-Ready Transformations
The makeover show is receiving a makeover of its own to suit the social media age. New YouTube series “Inner/Outer Beauty” documents women confronting anxiety, depression, substance abuse and feelings of inadequacy as they modify their appearance with non-invasive aesthetic procedures and professional beauty services while working through their personal strife. During the ...
Sekhmet Ventures Grows Its Clean Beauty And Wellness Portfolio By Backing Fragrance Brand Heretic
Sekhmet Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in clean beauty and wellness, has invested in the boundary-busting natural fragrance brand Heretic. The amount of the firm’s investment wasn’t disclosed, but it injects startups with on average $500,000 to $1.5 million in seed funding, and accelerates their business through its technological, financial, marketing, ...
Multi-Brand Beauty Company Rare Beauty Brands Launches With The Acquisition Of Plant Apothecary
Rare Beauty Brands, a new company from the leadership of Patchology built to foster emerging brands, has purchased Plant Apothecary. The company focuses on brands with groundbreaking entrepreneurs spearheading product development, clear points of differentiation and masstige to prestige positioning that have demonstrated market traction, but aren’t equipped with the funding, skill ...
Beauty Entrepreneur Samira Far Updates TP To Be Glamorous And Green
Toilet paper doesn’t have to look like crap. After selling Southern California nail salon chain Bellacures in 2017, Samira Far has returned to the entrepreneurial arena with No. 2, a new brand modernizing the design and sustainability profile of the bathroom staple. It hits at the intersection of two trends: a burgeoning ...