Indie Beauty Brands Are All Over The Place, Even At MAC-Filled New York Fashion Week
If the backsides of the models strutting their stuff at size-inclusive swimwear label Chromat’s New York Fashion Week runway show today look extra firm, you can thank Bawdy Beauty. Marking its NYFW debut, the seat skincare specialist will be doling out butt masks backstage before the show starts. “Chromat represents a lot of ...
First Came Crystals, Then Came Reiki?: Hemsley Organics Wants To Popularize Reiki Skincare
Crystals, Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine have moved from alternative to mainstream in the skincare segment. Reiki could be the next peripheral healing practice that goes big in beauty. In these anxiety-riddled times, British skincare brand Hemsley Organics believes the energy-balancing therapy could be compelling to consumers willing to experiment with unconventional wellness ...
With An Unsuccessful SeedInvest Campaign In Its Rear-view Mirror, From Molly With Love Gives Crowdfunding A Second Try On Indiegogo
Molly Beane won’t let a misstep stop her. Her skincare brand, From Molly With Love, didn’t reach its capital target during a SeedInvest campaign last year, but she’s moved on from that letdown to return to crowdfunding on Indiegogo for money to support growth. “As a founder, [you] try not to focus ...
Khulan Davaadorj, Founder Of Mongolia’s First Organic Skincare Brand, Has Overcome Flooding, Theft, Copycats And More To Build A Global Business
The ups and downs of Khulan Davaadorj’s entrepreneurial journey could give a roller coaster a run for its money. The founder of Lhamour, Mongolia’s first organic skincare brand, has dealt with theft, flooding, copycats and distribution setbacks, but they haven’t stopped her quest to put her home country on the beauty map. Davaadorj ...
Indie Beauty Brands Increase Their Involvement In Giving Tuesday
In 2017, Giving Tuesday generated more than $300 million in online donations and nearly 22 billion social media impressions from consumers across some 150 countries seeking to make purchases with a purpose. This year, the numbers are expected to grow as shoppers continue searching for meaning amid consumerism. Beauty brands are increasing their involvement ...
As California Confronts Deadly Wildfires, Affected Indie Brands Assess The Devastation And Support Their Communities
Wildfires stoked by dry and windy conditions have ripped through Northern and Southern California over the last six days, scorching over 220,000 acres, killing at least 44 people, claiming some 7,400 structures and forcing more than a quarter million people from their homes. In Southern California in particular, where the Woolsey fire tore through ...
New Anti-Pollution Skincare Brand OSCO Addresses The Effects Of Dirty Air With Clean Products
Dense urban environments are great for shopping, eating, sightseeing and socializing, but they’re not always the best for skin. New Hong Kong-based brand OSCO is designed to tackle the external downsides of city life to allow people to more thoroughly enjoy the upsides of it. “Pollution and UV radiation in Hong Kong are ...