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 nine founders and executives: How is your brand participating in Black History Month?

New CPG Brand Incubator Syllable’s First Brand Loops Turns Face Masks Into Cool Fashion Accessories

New consumer packaged goods brand incubator Syllable’s slogan, “Syllables make words. Names make products,” is indicative of its proposition that so much more than stuff goes into the stuff people purchase. In partnership with content production house...

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...

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...

Why Public Goods Is Winning Where Brandless Failed

When Brandless launched in July 2017 with $50 million in funding, it was uncannily reminiscent of Public Goods, a much leaner reimagining of the brand Morgans that started a year earlier centered on a cut-out-the-middleman direct-to-consumer approach...