Clean Cosmetics and Bath Enhancers Dominate Post-IBE NY 2018 Retail Buyer Survey
Retail buyers attending Indie Beauty Expo New York picked color cosmetics and bath-enhancing brands as their favorite finds from the trade show put on by Indie Beauty Media Group at Pier 26 last month. Representing a wide array of retailers from single-door operations like the Westport, Conn., shop Organachs Farm To Skin ...
“Everything You Do Is Content”: Winky Lux, Lawless Beauty and Glossier Execs Discuss Engaging Consumers
“The publisher pain point for years was: Where are we going to find content? That’s now the brand’s pain point,” said Henry Davis, president and COO of Glossier, at Citi’s Consumer Disruptive Growth Conference last week. “Your store is content. You making your product is content. Your being a business is content. ...
Carson Meyer’s C & The Moon Captures The Magic Of Malibu Beach Life In A Jar
Another member of the Meyer family has been bit by the entrepreneurial bug. Actress and doula Carson Meyer, younger sister of jeweler-to-the-stars Jennifer Meyer, has launched environmentally-conscious skincare line C & The Moon with a single product: Malibu ...
Holy Sponge! Sells Menstrual Sponges And Hand-Crafted Knives, And We’re Here For All Of It
Holy Sponge! founder Janeen Singer would rather give away the recipe for cramp salves than damage the environment by shipping her cramp relief product across the globe. “We can heal ourselves, and I think people need more empowerment and knowledge and connection with plants in order to do that instead of ...
The Biggest Beauty Trends From IBE NY 2018 You Need To Watch
Indie beauty isn’t to be ignored. During Indie Beauty Expo in New York last month, hardly anyone in the beauty industry did. From large conglomerates like L’Oréal and Johnson & Johnson to the press (Allure, Business of Fashion, New York Times, WWD and Harper’s Bazaar sent editors) and retailers such as Target, Ulta ...
First Amazon, Then The World: Herbal Dynamics Looks To Expand From The Web To Retail Distribution
While some beauty companies still shun Amazon, Herbal Dynamics Beauty embraces it wholeheartedly: the plant-based beauty brand launched on the e-commerce behemoth exclusively as it got its own website up and running. Co-Founder Moe Kittaneh’s vast and varied entrepreneurial experience influences the skincare startup’s unorthodox approach to ...
Alder New York Comes Out On Top At The Credo Pitch Contest
Alder New York emerged as the winner among five Indie Beauty Expo New York exhibiting brands facing off at The Credo Pitch competition last week.   In addition to the victor, the participating brands were Allyoos, Apto, O’o Hawaii and Yuyo Botanics. Julia French, managing ...