Beauty On Amazon Part 4B: The Highs And Lows Of Selling On The Massive E-Tailer As An Emerging Beauty Brand

In part four of our Amazon series, we investigate the relationship between brands and Amazon using data from two surveys conducted by Beauty Independent of 300 founders and other key decision-makers at brands. The first survey was conducted...

Why We Are Paradoxx’s Yolanda Cooper Raised $4M In Five Rounds Over Three Years

Before Yolanda Cooper launched the eco-conscious hair products brand We Are Paradoxx, she realized two fundamentals about getting it off the ground: She had to secure lot of money to produce its Supernova cordless curling and straightening...

This Brand Carried By Nordstrom Makes Bold Body Care That’s Anything But An Afterthought

When Sina Zere and her husband Brandon O’Neill unveiled Buff Experts in 2020, they already understood the challenges of running a business. Zere opened Buff Wax Spot, the first mini-chain of waxing bars in the Canadian...

Facial Destination Heyday Raises $20M Series B Round To Fuel Franchise Expansion

Stylish skincare service provider-cum-retailer Heyday has raised $20 million in a series B round of funding. The round was led by Level 5 Capital Partners with participation from existing Heyday investors...

For New Brand Naturally Azelia, Great Hair Starts With A Healthy Scalp

Tara Bickerstaff always knew she’d end up in the beauty world. As a high school student, she got her first taste of entrepreneurialism from the comfort of her mom’s kitchen, where she spent her free time making money...