Design Redux: Indie Beauty Brand Founders Discuss Changing Packaging

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 founders and executives: Have you ever overhauled your packaging?

“What Am I Putting On My Kids?”: Documentary “Toxic Beauty” Investigates The Impacts Of Personal Care Chemicals

A documentarian with over a decade of experience, Phyllis Ellis didn’t expect “Toxic Beauty,” her newest film exploring the effects of chemicals in personal care products on consumers’ health, would be taken so personally by viewers. She’s been...

What Retail Apocalypse? Indie Beauty Shops Spread Across The Country

The entrepreneurial bug that’s bitten beauty and wellness brand founders has spread solidly to the retail sector. In the last few years, independent beauty stores have popped up in cities across the country, and existing concepts have expanded....

Gloryscent Beauty Joins A Growing Group Of Skincare Brands Catering To Women Of Color

Haircare and color cosmetics have undergone inclusive transformations. Now, it’s skincare’s turn. The hot beauty segment is starting to seriously cater to a diverse clientele with emerging brands like Bolden, Epara, Rose Ingleton MD, Violet...

Started With A Single Facial Oil, Flora Mirabilis Is Taking The Slow Path To Growth

In an era of instant gratification, Flora Mirabilis founder Jordan LaFragola prefers to take a slow and steady approach to building her skincare brand, even if it means spending three years to perfect a single face oil...