How Legacy Beauty Brands Stick To Business Fundamentals While Carefully Adjusting To Distribution Realities

The luxury cosmetics and skincare brand Chantecaille flourished during the Great Recession—and it had nothing to do with deals. Founder Sylvie Chantecaille attributes its growth amid the economic slump to well-trained sales associates at department stores like...

Beauty Industry Insiders Applaud Puig’s Purchase Of Charlotte Tilbury

With a spot of Magic Cream and a slew of famous fans, Charlotte Tilbury is bringing pizzazz to a classy, but staid roster of properties at Puig. The venerable family-owned Spanish fragrance and fashion company with Paco Rabanne,...

Two Indie Beauty Brand Founders Launch Hybrid Retail-Marketing Concept Beautyque NYC To Assist Fellow Entrepreneurs

Prior to the pandemic, Skinergies founder Sylvie Giret and Sunia K. founder Sonia Khemiri planned to open a physical location in New York for the retail-marketing hybrid concept they were creating to offer fellow beauty entrepreneurs...

Adult Acne Sufferers Long For Products That Can Really Help Them. Are Indie Beauty Brands Responding?

Acne care is big business because acne is incredibly pervasive. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting some 50 million Americans annually. The statistic may...

I Opened The First Cosmetics Store From A Native American-Owned Brand. Here’s What It’s Been Like To Build My Business And Operate During The Pandemic.

Ah-Shi Beauty founder Ahsaki Báá LaFrance-Chachere is trying to create a makeup company that’s never existed before: A large beauty industry player led by a Native American bridging products and physical locations, and celebrating people no matter...