Kosas On The Rise: The Clean Beauty Brand Secures Series B Funding

Is Sheena Yaitanes the Estée Lauder of our age? A lot of investors think so. In fact, enough think so that her brand Kosas has reeled in a series B funding round led by Erewhon, Califia Farms and...

Kreyol Essence Scores A Deal On “Shark Tank” And National Rollout At Ulta Beauty

Yve-Car Momperousse, who started Kreyol Essence in 2014 with her husband Stephane Jean-Baptiste, wasn’t going to leave “Shark Tank” without a deal. That doesn’t mean she would take just any deal. In an episode of the ABC...

Beloved DTC Brand Jordan Samuel Skin Will Soon Sell Beyond Its Website

Cult-favorite skincare brand Jordan Samuel Skin is heading to British e-tailer Cult Beauty. The launch marks the direct-to-consumer specialist’s first major distribution push beyond its website. Jordan Samuel Skin’s Cult Beauty presence will allow customers from around...

Made With A Mission Is On A Mission To Build The Businesses Of Artisanal Beauty Companies

Three years into Laura Cameron’s socially-conscious company Made With A Mission, she was ready to quit. Constructed from old wine bottles, its distinct candles had been sold at Anthropologie, Walmart and HSN, but Cameron felt it wasn’t...

Goop-Approved Clean Deodorant Brand Type:A Heads To The Mass Market With A Target Rollout

Target shoppers now have a new aluminum-free deodorant to try. Type:A is rolling out to 1,580 of the big-box retailer’s locations in endcaps featuring clean products this month before hitting women’s deodorant aisles next month. With sales...

23-Year-Old Akilah Releford Is Building Mary Louise Cosmetics Into A Million-Dollar Natural Skincare Brand

Akilah Releford was well on her way to following in the footsteps of her father, foot and ankle surgeon Bill Releford, to become a doctor when a series of about 40 tweets on DIY-ing oatmeal masks...

Want Clear Skin For The Weekend? Drop By Aerie And Anthropologie To Pick Up WKND Cosmetics’ Pimple Patches

The pimple patch parade is popping. The latest zit sticker startup gaining momentum at stores is WKND Cosmetics, which is rolling out to Anthropologie and American Eagle Outfitters Inc. chain Aerie with its signature Simple Pimple Patch...