Why Clark’s Botanicals Founder Francesco Clark Sold And Bought His Skincare Brand
In 2016, Clark’s Botanicals was struggling to meet soaring consumer demand. The natural skincare brand was increasing its presence at Space NK in the United Kingdom, had expanded to Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong and sold through products during seven appearances on QVC. To ramp up production and further push growth, founder Francesco ...
Five Dot Botanics Aims To Be More Than Just Another Minimalist Indie Beauty Brand
Indie beauty brands are becoming mainstream. Just look to Sephora and Ulta’s battle for up-and-comers as proof. New beauty companies have emerged at a rapid pace over the last several years, providing customers with greater options than ever before and expanding the market to include purpose-driven brands not controlled by multibillion-dollar corporations. “Now, ...
Skin Deep Wants To Bring Better Body Care To All Without Breaking The Bank
During a brutal winter in Chicago seven years ago, human rights attorney Dominique Covington Boseman’s eczema just wouldn’t go away. She slathered on store-bought creams, but they were no help. Boseman resorted to researching ingredients that might do the trick and concocted a recipe in her kitchen in a desperate attempt to relieve her ...
Venn Launches At Net-A-Porter As The Luxury E-Tailer Expands Its K-Beauty Offering
Brian Oh, founder of Korean skincare brand Venn, wants to broaden the conversation around K-Beauty. “Unfortunately, K-Beauty in the U.S. has been defined by facial masks. Many people got introduced to K-Beauty through masks, but there is so much more than sheet masks and ‘cute’ products,” says Oh, whose brand is gaining distribution traction. ...
New At-Home Beauty Devices Bring The Doctor’s Office To Consumers’ Doorsteps
Not too long ago, non-invasive beauty devices were relegated strictly to doctor’s offices and spas. But ever since the Clarisonic facial cleansing brush hit the market in 2004, the at-home beauty gadget segment has exploded with an array of tools that modify previously professional-only treatments for at-home use. Today, skincare consumers around the world ...