Clean Beauty Brand OSEA Takes Its First-Ever Investment From Cavu Venture Partners

OSEA has received a minority investment from Cavu Venture Partners, backer of Kite Hill, One Bar, Hippeas, Health-Ade and Guayaki. The amount of the investment, which is the first the legacy...

Natural Household Cleaning And Personal Care Brand Puracy Secures $6M Line Of Credit, Sets Path For Growth

Puracy has secured a $6 million line of credit from Gerber Finance to expand its retail network and propel plastic-saving product development on its own terms. The funding comes after the natural household cleaning and personal...

A Whiff Of What’s Happened And To Come In The Fragrance Category

Gucci’s The Alchemist’s Garden A Chant for the Nymph, Tom Ford’s Black Orchid Parfum and Arquiste’s Misfit were among the winners of this year’s The Fragrance Foundation awards held virtually on June 10. The notes in the...

Clean Beauty Is Under Fire, But That Hasn’t Stopped Clean Brands And E-Tailers From Multiplying

As the clean beauty debate rages on among beauty industry cognoscenti—i.e., what does the term “clean beauty” even mean?—unfazed entrepreneurs continue to swell the clean beauty and wellness ranks with new brands and services that tick every possible...

Credo CEO Dawn Dobras Exits The Clean Beauty Retailer, New CEO Search Underway

Dawn Dobras has exited Credo Beauty, where she was CEO since 2018. Under Dobras’s stewardship, the retailer outlined The Credo Clean Standard laying out its multifaceted definition of clean beauty, enacted a fragrance policy requiring vendors to categorize...