How Bath And Body Care Brand Sister Sky Puts Native American Ideas Of Wellness Into Practice

When Sister Sky co-founder Monica Simeon’s six-month-old son Kevin suffered from severe eczema, she did what most parents would do. She rushed him to a doctor in the hopes there’d be a medical solution to his irritated...

Cheekbone Beauty Is Growing Its Business While Valuing Indigenous Communities Over The Bottom Line

Jennifer Harper, the Anishinaabe founder of Cheekbone Beauty, wasn’t raised in a traditional Indigenous community or on a reserve. “I grew up with my mom who was white, who was displaced,” says Harper. “My culture was more...

Influencer Nia Imani’s New Clean Brand Imania Beauty Takes A Scalp-First Approach To Haircare

For years, natural haircare influencer Nia Imani collaborated with brands such as Mielle Organics, The Mane Choice and Shea Moisture on activations and content, but, after amassing more than 100,000 subscribers on YouTube, she decided it was...

Under The Stewardship Of Beauty Industry Veteran Conny Wittke, Superzero Is Upscaling Zero-Waste Haircare

Superzero is out to be the Tesla of plastic-free haircare bars. “If we’re right, the bar will become the next bottle,” says Gurval Caer, former vice chair and CMO of digital agency Wunderman and co-founder of messaging...

This New Skincare Brand Is Like Your Personal Mental Health Coach

“I’ve always been a person that’s consistently trying to work on myself, trying to better myself,” says Marley Marl, a deejay and artist captured by director Julia Ngeow in Selfmade’s video featuring three members of...

Five More New Beauty Brands To Put On Your Radar

A growing number of beauty acquirers and backers are looking past the makeup category’s current struggles to a rebound. Forma Brands recently scooped up Lipstick Queen, The Center purchased Make Beauty, and Stage 1 Fund invested...