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 ...
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 ...
As California Confronts Deadly Wildfires, Affected Indie Brands Assess The Devastation And Support Their Communities
Wildfires stoked by dry and windy conditions have ripped through Northern and Southern California over the last six days, scorching over 220,000 acres, killing at least 44 people, claiming some 7,400 structures and forcing more than a quarter million people from their homes. In Southern California in particular, where the Woolsey fire tore through ...
The Biggest Beauty Trends From IBE London 2018
The indie beauty phenomenon isn’t just an American affair. Indie Beauty Expo traveled from the United States to the United Kingdom to make its international debut at East London’s Old Truman Brewery last month and serve as a catalyst for the global expansion of indie beauty brands. The show drew 71 brands from ...
How Juno & Co.’s $6 Makeup Sponge Went Viral
Juno & Co. sold 250,000 Velvet Microfiber Sponges within 30 days of the product’s launch. “It’s crazy how it just grew,” says Mira Torres, the brand’s co-founder. At first blush, the pale blue sponge appears to be like any other makeup blender on the market. It’s takes a deeper look to realize the ...