How Bésame Cosmetics Harkens Back 100 Years To Create A Contemporary Brand

Bésame Cosmetics looks back to forge ahead. The prestige vintage-inspired brand started in 2004 with a red lipstick that evoked the 1920s, and has since revived the century-old Cake Mascara concept and cream rouge from 1938 before...

Former Burt’s Bees And Bliss Exec Mike Indursky’s Next Act

With multiple career achievements under his belt from marketing Chesebrough-Pond’s soothing cucumber eye treatments to leadership roles at Burt’s Bees when the natural brand sold to The Clorox Co. and Bliss after Steiner Leisure acquired the legacy property,...

Skincare Can Be Certified Cruelty-Free, Vegan And Organic. Now, A New Certifier Validates It’s Microbiome-Friendly, Too.

Skin, the largest organ, has company: a veritable carpet of microscopic bacteria, fungi and viruses known collectively as the microbiome. A decades-old medical discovery that’s just now filtering into the vernacular, the microbiome...

Kosas On The Rise: The Clean Beauty Brand Secures Series B Funding

Is Sheena Yaitanes the Estée Lauder of our age? A lot of investors think so. In fact, enough think so that her brand Kosas has reeled in a series B funding round led by Erewhon, Califia Farms and...

Kreyol Essence Scores A Deal On “Shark Tank” And National Rollout At Ulta Beauty

Yve-Car Momperousse, who started Kreyol Essence in 2014 with her husband Stephane Jean-Baptiste, wasn’t going to leave “Shark Tank” without a deal. That doesn’t mean she would take just any deal. In an episode of the ABC...