Beauty Independent’s First Subscriber Stephanie King Is The Most Interesting Hair Removal Professional In The World

Stephanie King is a hair removal rebel. She started sugaring, a natural alternative to waxing, in the Midwest more than a decade ago when she was the only spa professional to practice it within hundreds of miles. Now,...

Curls Founder Mahisha Dellinger Enters The Blazing CBD Category

Mahisha Dellinger is at it again. Seventeen years ago, she parlayed disappointment in what was available on the market for natural hairstyles into the haircare line Curls. Developed with $30,000 of her savings, the line is now estimated...

IBMG’s Week Of Independent Beauty Goes International With London Debut

Indie Beauty Expo is returning to London this month, and it’s bringing the Week Of Independent Beauty with it. The week-long celebration of indie beauty is packed with discounts and events. Participants that have put together special...

Beauty Independent Doubles Down: Two Years Of Independence And Growth

Two years ago, Beauty Independent launched with as much fanfare as the young Indie Beauty Media Group could muster. The hundred or so beauty professionals who heard IBMG co-founder Nader Naeymi-Rad announce the publishing platform at...

Can Fragrance Help You Become Your Best Self? New Brand Ascention Beauty Co. Believes So

When the world seems like it’s spinning out of control, sometimes a few sniffs can help set things straight. That’s what Greta Fitz discovered two years ago as she faced a divorce and precancerous polyp in her colon that,...

Thin Wild Mercury Makes Perfumes To Wear While You’re Listening To Bob Dylan And Van Morrison Records

When Thin Wild Mercury co-founder Cathleen Cardinali goes to her perfume lab in Los Angeles, she has perhaps one of the shortest commutes in history. An L-shaped nook measuring about 18 square feet extends from her apartment’s...