Okoko Cosmétiques Launches On Goop And Opens A Branded Concept Store

Oyéta Kokoroko started her brand Okoko Cosmétiques in 2016 with $30,000 and help from a business mentor. Today, the brand generates seven figures in annual revenues, has a workforce of 10 people, operates a concept store and...

Meet The Growing Brand Out To Be A Cross Between Glossier And Patagonia For The Vaginal Wellness Category

Vaginal care specialist Momotaro Apotheca has had an impressive growth spurt over the last year. Now, founder Lindsay Wynn is looking to accelerate the growth with an infusion of outside capital. ...

Carbon Offsetting In Beauty: The Good, The Complicated And The Controversial

As beauty and wellness brands sprint to brandish their eco-conscious bona fides, many are adding carbon neutrality to their growing to-do list of green initiatives. Being carbon neutral doesn’t mean beauty brands don’t emit carbon in the course...

Founded By Former J&J Execs, Ignite Venture Studio Helps Underrepresented Founders Bring Brands To Market

Whether big or small, consumer packaged goods companies face a myriad of challenges. Conglomerates often lack innovation and the agility to execute on fresh ideas. Startups are brimming with fresh ideas, but lack the infrastructure to...

Amazon-Born Sky Organics Gains Private Equity Investment And Grows At Retail

Sky Organics is going from Amazon to everywhere—and it has a new financial partner to help power its expansion. Los Angeles private equity firm Nexus Capital Management has made a strategic growth investment in the beauty...