Restorsea, SpaRitual And Other Indie Favorites Win IBE Best In Show 2018 Awards
Reflecting the range of indie beauty itself, the 30 brands Indie Beauty Media Group revealed today as 2018 Best In Show winners run the gamut from months-old skincare upstart O’o Hawaii to 15-year-old veteran hand and nail care specialist SpaRitual. The 30 categories is up from 28 the previous year. After the ...
Would You Pay $1,250 For An Ounce Of CBD Skincare Created By A NASA Engineer? TresMonet Is Betting On it.
CBD skincare is going high tech—and high-priced. TresMonet is launching with Stem+CBD Serum, $1,250-per-ounce product it touts as containing cannabidiol or CBD that’s 20 to 800 times more powerful than other CBD on the market thanks to proprietary technology. Before shelling out more than a grand, customers can test the product that ...
BS Detector Estēe Laundry Prognosticates About The State Of The Beauty Industry In 2019
In 2018, it wasn’t just scandalous political news that spread like head lice in a kindergarten classroom. In the beauty world, we watched the tone-deaf, thoughtless, underhanded and cantankerous moves of brands, influencers and industry luminaries go on global blast in a matter of minutes. Has the amount of shameful activity ...
20 Bold Indie Beauty Predictions For 2019
This year served up plenty of indie beauty highs (the president signed the Farm Bill into law Thursday to legalize hemp-derived CBD) and lows (remember when minors were working at a organic personal care manufacturer?). The beauty market saw the auspicious launches of scores of brands, including Apto, Aether,
When One Door Closes: How Victoria Health Filled The Gap Left By Phylia De M.’s Mysterious Disappearance
It’s a true horror when beauty enthusiasts discover a beloved beauty product ceases to exist. For retailers, impacted financially by the disappearance of a cult offering they’ve depended on for sales, a discontinuation may be even worse. Phylia de M.’s mysterious shuttering left Victoria Health, which had been churning through ...
What The Passage Of The Farm Bill Means (And Doesn’t Mean) For CBD Beauty And Wellness Brands
There was a significant development in beauty’s biggest cause célèbre this week: Congress passed the Farm Bill proposing hemp legalization. If the President signs the legislation, hemp and products with ingredients like CBD made from hemp plants will go from being classified as controlled substances to agricultural commodities federally ...
Full London IBE 2018 Buyer List, Buyer And Consumer Survey Released In Anthology of Indie Beauty
For retail buyers attending IBE London, variety was the spice of the trade show. More than 200 buyers identified a broad array of brands as their top 10 choices from the event that took place in October and presented 70 exhibitors at the Old Truman Brewery according to the results of a post-IBE ...