Grove Collaborative Launches Plastic-Free Personal Care Brand Peach

Natural home and personal care product e-commerce platform Grove Collaborative has added to its stable of incubated properties with the launch of the brand Peach.  The brand’s eight haircare, body care, facial care and...

This Brand Addresses A Huge Problem In The Nail Polish Category

Jacqueline Carrington is an unlikely nail polish brand creator. She didn’t grow up obsessed with the latest nail polish colors. She was a basketball player, and nail polish was destined to get chipped quickly if she wore it...

Uplink Relaunches As A Standalone Offering And Adds Concierge Service

Uplink, a platform connecting beauty entrepreneurs and brands with qualified vendors that operated under Beauty Independent’s umbrella, is relaunching as a standalone service. With the relaunch, Uplink is introducing a new website and...

Inside The Beauty And Wellness Incubator Boom

The beauty industry is incubating brand incubators at an unparalleled pace. Their growth is a response to shifting business dynamics, including a move away from conventional celebrity spokespeople and an acceleration of beauty trends. The incubators, which are...

“The Future Is Black And Brown”: How Corey Huggins Is Paving The Path To A Truly Inclusive Beauty Industry

From a young age, Corey Huggins adored the beauty industry, but it didn’t adore him back. “I’ve been reading Vogue since I was about 10 years old,” he says. “I would literally read the masthead and look for...

After A Revamp, Sensitive Skincare Brand Dr. Elsa Jungman Spotlights The Scientific Rigor At Its Core

Whether it’s unwinding the mysteries of the pandemic, climate change, genetics, regular exercise or mental stability, the significance of science to our everyday lives has never been more tangible. Against that backdrop, Elsa Jungman, who’s been involved in...