DTC Marketplace Italic Enters The Beauty Category To Increase Purchase Frequency And Basket Size

Would you buy skincare with ingredients from the supplier that serves La Prairie, Chanel and La Mer at a fraction of the department store brands’ prices? Italic is betting on it. The online shopping destination carrying everything...

Moea Brings The Story Of Hawaii To The Shelves Of Target Stores In The State

Moea co-founders Kina Ahsing and Noella Callejo were friends long before they were business partners. “Kina and I have known each other since we were little, little kids,” says Callejo. “We were both born and raised in...

New Melanated Skin Specialist Plantkos Launches In DTC, Enters The Detox Market’s The Launchpad Program

Like many melanated women, Sejal Patel regularly struggled with hyperpigmentation and skin inflammation, but discovered that, just as the beauty product advertisements she saw didn’t feature women who looked like her, the products in those ads...

“Self-Love In A Bottle”: How Moisture Love Makes An Emotional Connection With Its Customers

Moisture Love had its best year ever in 2020. The brand, which launched in 2017 and...

Two Cocokind Alumni Kick Off Sustainable Brand Engine Veriant With Melatonin-Driven Mella

Cocokind alumni Hana Holecko and Gil Seok are building a new type of brand engine. Starting with melatonin-centered personal care and wellness brand Mella, Veriant is erecting what it describes as “problem-solving brands” focused on...

More Than 100 Beauty Brands Join Forces To Advocate For Stronger Environmental Policies In The United States

Beauty fans may notice their social media feeds on Tuesday are a little quieter than usual. More than 100 brands have banded together as part of the CodeRed4Climate initiative to hit pause on their accounts to bring attention...