Warby Parker-Style Startup Dollar Beauty Tribe Invites Customers To Try Before They Buy

Dollar Beauty Tribe is out to be the Warby Parker of beauty. For a shipping and handling fee of $4.95, customers signing up for its subscription service receive a full-size product to try for 30 days. Following...

Will Kylie Cosmetics Be A Savior Or Sinker For Coty Inc.?

Queried by Beauty Independent, beauty industry experts give Coty Inc.’s $600 million purchase of a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics a mixed grade. The deal values Kylie Cosmetics, which will be renamed Kylie Beauty to accommodate category expansion,...

Like Or Dislike? Beauty Brand Founders And Influencers Weigh In On Instagram Removing Likes

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 14 brand founders and influencers: What do you think of Instagram removing likes from posts?  

Celebrity Brand Incubator Beach House Group’s Goal Is To Reach $1B In Sales

Beach House Group co-founder Shaun Neff plans to build a $1 billion company by assembling brands with celebrities to fill gaps in the consumer packaged goods market—and he’s off to an auspicious start. Under the watch of...

Has The Beauty Industry Finally Reached Peak Celebrity Brand?  

Coty Inc. is spending $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics, a brand that’s facing a much different beauty landscape today than it did when it launched four years ago. Partially due to its rise, celebrities...