Afterpay, QuadPay, Sezzle Or Something Else? Brand Founders Share The Payment Installment Platforms They Use

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 brand and e-tailer founders and executives: Do you use Afterpay, QuadPay or other payment installment platforms on your e-commerce website?

Beauty Brand Founders’ Top Time Management And Task Delegation Tips

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 19 brand founders and executives: What tools help you with time management and task delegation?

What’s Happening At Indie Beauty Retailers? We Touch Base With Them About Reopening Plans.

More than half of states in the United States began to reopen this week. For stores, reopening procedures can take many different forms. To find out more about them, in this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant...

Before Graduating High School, 17-Year-Old Aashna Sharma Created A Makeup Brand Helping To Save Animals

During a typical year, most 17-year-olds would be planning for high school graduation after recently going to senior prom. But this year isn’t typical, and Aashna Sharma isn’t a typical teenager. In October, she launched Shared Planet,...

Beauty And Brains: Brands Address The Mental Health Of Their Customers During The Pandemic

With the pandemic impacting people’s mental as well as physical health and May being Mental Health Awareness Month, in this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 12 brand founders and executives: What...

Who’s Getting Small Business Funding? We Touch Base With Beauty Entrepreneurs About Their Experiences.

The United States federal government has exhausted almost all of the $670 billion Congress allocated through two rounds of the Paycheck Protection Program to businesses impacted by COVID-19. There could be more money on the way. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Unprecedented Hand Sanitizer Demand Pushes Soapbox’s Production From 160K To 7M Units

For 18 months, Soapbox had been fruitlessly trying to convince Starbucks to bring its hand soaps into the coffeehouse chain’s locations. In February, the personal care brand caught a major break. It had the ability to produce...