New Skincare Brand Hyper Skin Hyper-Targets Hyperpigmentation Starting With A Supercharged Vitamin C Serum

When Desiree Verdejo owned Harlem beauty boutique Vivrant Beauty from 2015 to 2018, she was surrounded by hundreds of skincare products. Despite having them at her disposal, she couldn’t find a formula that adequately addressed the hormonal pimples...

How Indie Beauty Brands Are Celebrating Black History Month

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 10 founders and executives: How is your brand participating in Black History Month?

This New DTC Beauty Brand Is Bridging Anti-Aging And Sun Protection For Prevention-Minded Millennials

Hundreds of thousands of millennials have turned to fillers and Botox to foil facial volume loss and fine lines. In 2017, Tai Adaya, then 27 years old, was one of them. “I have always been really concerned...

The Insider’s Guide To Engaging Retail Buyers At Trade Shows

For brands at the Indie Beauty Expo, first impressions matter. From the visual allure of their exhibition spaces and the arrangement of products on display to the confidence of their retail pitches and knowledge of...

Cosmetic Chemist Ginger King Pays Homage To Renowned Business Figures With New Brand FanLoveBeauty

During a FUBU event last March at Century21 in New York, cosmetic chemist Ginger King, a superfan of the clothing label’s founder Daymond John from “Shark Tank,” spotted John applying lip balm. She took the opportunity to tell...