May Lindstrom Is A Badass—Here’s Why
Don’t let her angelic face, gorgeous offspring and precious pet pig fool you: May Lindstrom is not to be messed with. Her big-city beauty bawse status wasn’t exactly preordained, though. “I grew up in Minnesota, an hour outside a town of 800 people with amazing old-school hippie parents,” says Los Angeles-based Lindstrom
Costco’s E-Commerce Business Pushes Into Prestige Beauty And Major Trends
As traditional beauty retail distribution divisions break down, Costco is picking up emerging prestige players online such as Adsorb as it extends into trendy beauty territory. The brand is part of a J-beauty initiative at the warehouse club concept that’s launching on its website with products from the likes of Shiseido, SK-II, ...
A Pure Cup Of Tea, Important Cause And Cool Factor: Direct-To-Consumer Brand Bon Temps Launches With Starbucks In Its Sights
Starbucks tried to develop a major tea brand with Teavana and failed. Now, new tea company Bon Temps wants to pick up where Teavana left off and right its wrongs. “I’m looking at us as a future competitor for Starbucks,” says Ali Ogston, who founded Toronto-based Bon Temps with William Yin. “A model ...
Forget Argan Oil: Carter+Jane Wants To Start A Prickly Pear Seed Oil Revolution
Susan Carter and Sara Jane promised each other that, if they ever found a Holy Grail skincare ingredient, one that was clean and effective, they’d quit their day jobs and create a company. In August, a decade after making that pact, the women officially launched Carter+Jane. The brand started with two products, The ...
The Other Side Of The Wand: Fat Mascara Co-host Jessica Matlin Joins Us For A Rapid-Fire Q&A
Jessica Matlin, co-host of Fat Mascara and beauty director at Harper’s Bazaar, has established herself as a voice to listen to in the beauty industry. She’s had plenty of preparation for commanding the mic and wielding the editor’s pen. As early as 9-years-old, Matlin put together a beauty publication called Ms. Fad, pored ...