RéVive CEO Elana Drell-Szyfer Rallies The Beauty Industry To Assess And Address The Business Impacts Of COVID-19

Elana Drell-Szyfer is used to getting things done—and a pandemic isn’t changing that. With the impacts of the coronavirus response cascading throughout the beauty industry, the CEO of Tengram Capital Partners-owned RéVive Skincare sensed beauty professionals...

Merida Capital-Backed Brand Her Highness Is Expanding The Cannabis Beauty And Wellness Repertoire From CBD To THC

As the nascent CBD segment matures a bit, brands in it have embraced an array of cannabinoids. Now, one brand, luxury, female-focused cannabis line Her Highness, is pushing the segment further by branching beyond CBD to...

Mynd Spa & Salon Goes Bankrupt, Heyday Lays Off Hundreds As COVID-19 Roils Spa Industry

The spa industry is getting hit hard as residents of major cities across the United States are under order not to leave their homes for non-essential activities to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Fallout from the...

As Coronavirus Ravages The Economy, Indie Beauty Brands Roll Out Deals As Pick-Me-Ups For Consumers And Their Businesses

By the end of last week, Tanaïs, founder of niche color cosmetics range Hi Wildflower, was becoming extremely worried about the future of her business as the global coronavirus crisis grows. “I had this moment where...

Independent Beauty Retailers Struggle In The Face Of Coronavirus-Related Closures

As shoppers stay at home and stores shutter to stem the spread of coronavirus, the crushing financial impacts on retailers become more profound by the moment. Even last month, before President Donald Trump recommended Americans not go out...

Beauty On Amazon Part One: What’s Amazon Done On Beauty?

To Amazon or not to Amazon? In the nearly three years since Beauty Independent launched, beauty brand founders’ responses to the Amazon question have largely moved from “maybe” to “yes.” However, the yeses...

Tomen Launches Botanical Tinctures With The Multidimensionality Of Fine Wine

Anne Owen, founder of new functional tincture range Tomen, was first bitten by the entrepreneurial bug when she left her role as publisher of Modern Luxury’s Miami publication and moved back to her hometown of...