These Teens Launched A Bath Brand At Ulta Beauty (We Feel Inept)

Sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw are going to have kick-ass college applications. While most teenagers are padding their credentials with sports and student council, the 16-year-old and 15-year-old co-chief creative officers led their...

Ayres Beauty: An Experienced Beauty Exec Faces Entrepreneurial Challenges

Buenos Aires native Alejandro Rasic was no beauty industry amateur when he launched Argentina-inspired Ayres Beauty five years ago. After graduating from college in the U.S., he spent nearly two decades at Estée...

That’s Chelsea Masters Social Media With Professionalism, Personal Experience and Achingly Pretty Pictures

The natural beauty community should be super thankful That’s Chelsea‘s Chelsea Williams didn’t pin down a graphic design position after college. Graduating at the height of the Great Recession without job offers in her...

Politics Getting You Down? Step Into Take Care For Reenergizing Me-Time

In the political battlefield of Washington, D.C., respite seems called for—and Take Care is offering it. From accomplished clean beauty merchant Becky Waddell,...

31 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Launching A Beauty Brand

Plenty of people have lost their shirts – and shoes, stockings, socks, slacks and much more – emptying money into launching beauty brands that have gone belly up. Beauty Independent doesn’t want that fate for any entrepreneur. We...

Vow Beauty Delivers Serious Skincare That Doesn’t Take Itself Too Seriously

Tangie Griffin proves serious skincare doesn’t require an AARP card. The 36-year-old sought out advanced remedies long before marionette lines and crow’s feet typically set in, and even formulated her own under the brand

Will Fragrance Be The First Non-Gendered Beauty Category?

Before she could purchase perfumes herself, Wendi Berger would nick her father’s Eau Sauvage from Christian Dior, a fresh citrus men’s cologne deepened by a woody vetiver base. “I wasn’t attracted to super floral girly scents,”...