Beauty Independent’s First Subscriber Stephanie King Is The Most Interesting Hair Removal Professional In The World

Stephanie King is a hair removal rebel. She started sugaring, a natural alternative to waxing, in the Midwest more than a decade ago when she was the only spa professional to practice it within hundreds of miles. Now,...

Curls Founder Mahisha Dellinger Enters The Blazing CBD Category

Mahisha Dellinger is at it again. Seventeen years ago, she parlayed disappointment in what was available on the market for natural hairstyles into the haircare line Curls. Developed with $30,000 of her savings, the line is now estimated...

ZitSticka Secures $5M In Series A Funding And Readies For Ulta Beauty Launch

ZitSticka aims to be a breakout star of the breakout segment—and it’s just been given fuel to help it get there with a $5 million series A funding round led by venture capital firm BFG Partners....

Buzzy Bee Product Brand Beekeeper’s Naturals Raises $3.5M From Sonoma Brands

If Beekeeper’s Naturals wasn’t buzzing before, it is now. The bee product wellness brand has drawn $3.5 million in series A funding from Sonoma Brands, a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in...

Beauty Independent Doubles Down: Two Years Of Independence And Growth

Two years ago, Beauty Independent launched with as much fanfare as the young Indie Beauty Media Group could muster. The hundred or so beauty professionals who heard IBMG co-founder Nader Naeymi-Rad announce the publishing platform at...