Credo Has Focused On The Ingredients In Beauty Products. Now, It’s Emphasizing How They Got There.
Credo is going beyond labels. The clean beauty retailer is paying close attention to the supply chain to ensure the 120-plus brands in its assortment are doing as much as possible to avoid damage to the planet and people as they produce the merchandise it carries. In particular, it’s zeroing in on palm ...
The Beauty M&A Bubble Is In Full Effect. Will It Burst?
Outfitted in a sleek white jumpsuit, Elena DiGiovanni wasn’t much for shades of gray in her assessment of the state of mergers and acquisitions in the beauty industry at the conference BeautyX Capital Summit on Tuesday in New York meeting venue Convene. “Is everyone and their mother investing in beauty right now? Check. ...
Brand Founders Share What They’d Put On Clean Beauty Forbidden Ingredient Lists
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 brand founders and executives: What ingredients do you think should be added to the original clean beauty ingredient no-no lists with parabans, sulfates and phthalates?
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, ...