Inside The Retail-Focused Distribution Strategies Of Lime Crime, Versed And Merit

Tengram Capital Partners-owned Lime Crime, and Clique Brands-owned Merit and Versed exemplify contemporary thinking about omnichannel distribution in the beauty industry with anchor retailers at the core. To learn about how they’re building their businesses...

Set To Launch At Sally Beauty, Luxxi Nails Tries To Produce New Press-On Styles At The Speed Of Social Media

Luxxi Nails tries to churn out press-on nail styles as swiftly as designs trend on social media, which is to say pretty damn often. “What we’re doing is we are taking very popular nail styles that you...

Indie Beauty Snapshot: 9 Trends Emerging In The Third Quarter Of 2022

Sometimes covering beauty, particularly the indie side of the industry, can be disheartening. This week, Brad Pitt and Travis Barker announced new skincare brands, dispelling any notion that the barrage of celebrity beauty brands pulling attention...

With Sexual Wellness Continuing To Generate Heat, Dame Closes $7M Series A Round

Sexual wellness brand Dame has closed a $7 million series A round to bring its total funding to $13 million. The latest round was led by Amboy Street Ventures, with participation from...

Sisterwould Aims To Provide People With Visual Impairments—And Everyone Else—A Moment Of Self-Care In The Shower

Family is integral to Sisterwould, a new prestige haircare and scalp care brand from sisters-in-law Rina Gocaj-Bekiri and Floriye Elmazi. Inspired by their visually impaired mothers, the co-founders incorporated Braille and tactile imprinting on Sisterwould’s Give Me...