Chris-Tia Donaldson, Founder And CEO Of Haircare Brand Thank God It’s Natural, Dies At 42

Thank God It’s Natural founder and CEO Chris-Tia Donaldson, who championed natural hair and haircare, died on Saturday at 42. The cause of death was complications from a long battle with breast cancer. Donaldson’s death was announced...

How Cleo+Coco Beat The Deodorant Sales Slump Last Year—And Continues To Grow This Year

There were a lot of pretty stinky people last year. With offices closed and parties cancelled due to the pandemic, deodorant sales tanked. Nielsen reports that, after a brief uptick when panic buying took hold at the...

Here For The Tea Creator Samantha Rabinowitz, Chronicler Of Beauty Influencer Missteps, Dies

Samantha Rabinowitz, creator of the popular beauty influencer drama channel Here For The Tea, has died. The news was revealed by her older sister Lisa Greenspoon. On Rabinowitz’s Instagram account Monday, Greenspoon wrote, “She passed away...

Esker Beauty Raises $500K In Pre-Seed Funding To Help It Grow Into An Elevated Modern-Day Version Of Calgon

“My goal is to turn people into bath people,” says Shannon Davenport, founder of clean bath and body care brand Esker Beauty. She’s taken a big step toward achieving that goal by closing a $500,000 pre-seed funding...

New British Sustainable Beauty Site Counter Culture Encourages Consumers To Make #JustOneSwitch

Counter Culture doesn’t think changing consumer culture should be hard. The new British sustainable beauty e-commerce website from Wendy Martin, a 28-year veteran of Visa, and Mark Wisniewski, a serial entrepreneur and investor who previously worked in...

At Brightly, The Product Drop Model Is Getting More Ethical And Environmental

Buying stuff isn’t an ecological pursuit. Brightly, the conscious consumerism content-cum-commerce platform, is the first to acknowledge that. “We want to help you cut down your consumption together with us and our community, but it’s about being...

Gloss Ventures, The Company Behind Sacheu Beauty, Grows Its Portfolio With Acquisitions And Incubation

Gloss Ventures, home of influencer Sarah Cheung’s brand Sacheu Beauty, has taken a shine to more brands. The incubator and acquirer has purchased three brands—Vitamin Bounty, Active Wow and Zoë Ayla—in transactions financed...