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...

Peach & Lily’s Alicia Yoon On Her K-Beauty Company’s Deal With Sandbridge Capital And The Current Skincare Moment

If taking on an investor is akin to getting married, Peach & Lily founder Alicia Yoon swears the courtship is just as important as the “I do.” Her K-Beauty company recently went to the altar with

Cleo+Coco’s New Look Elevates Natural Deodorant

Deodorant isn’t a personal care postscript—and Cleo+Coco founder Suzannah Raff doesn’t think it should look like it is. She teamed up with the agency We Are Purpose nearly a year ago to modernize her natural deodorant...

Four Moms Join Forces To Create Skincare Brand Stryke Club For Boys

When friends Stacy Blackman and Nicole Brooks looked for skincare products suiting their teenage and preteen daughters, they discovered plenty. When they did the same for their teenage sons, they came up empty. “There was nothing a boy...