These BIPOC Beauty Brand Founders Are Prioritizing Mental Health For Themselves And For Their Team

Before the pandemic hit, Tara Darnley made a New Year’s resolution declaring she wouldn’t allow anything to compromise her peace. “Not work, not family, nothing,” she stresses. Once 2020 rolled around, well, that proved to be difficult. A...

Cannabis Beauty And Wellness Specialist Frigg Expands Retail Distribution, Joins Credo For Change 2021 Cohort

Less than a year since launching cannabinoid-focused Frigg, Kimberly Dillon has already won Tower 28’s first Clean Beauty Summer School program, including a $10,000 grant from New Voices Foundation, completed clean beauty retailer The Detox Market’s...

Mary Louise Cosmetics Undergoes A Rebrand And Launches At Macy’s, Thirteen Lune And Verishop

This past year created something of a perfect storm for Mary Louise Cosmetics. “The social justice movement and the pandemic devastated so many people, but when I say perfect storm, it’s interesting to see how being in...

Sarisha Beauty Launches Into The Detox Market With Botanical Products Inspired By Ancient Indian Rituals

For Jacqueline Johal, the inspiration for her plant-based brand Sarisha Beauty reaches back to childhood. “I had four sisters and so I was always watching them and my mom put on their makeup to get ready and...

RemCal Insights Founder Rachel Martin Identifies Four Consumer Insights Research Issues To Be Aware Of

Clarifying the emotional motivations behind purchases (or the absence of them), consumer insights help brands, retailers and investors make informed decisions by presenting them with an understanding of who customers are, the relationships they have with...

Six Brands Highlighting The Diversity Of African Beauty

Highlighting the riches and diversity of Africa’s 54 countries, African and African-inspired brands are entering the beauty industry aperture in a big way. “New African brands are taking control of their narrative,” says Akosua Acheaw, founder of Lagos,...