Gloryscent Beauty Joins A Growing Group Of Skincare Brands Catering To Women Of Color

Haircare and color cosmetics have undergone inclusive transformations. Now, it’s skincare’s turn. The hot beauty segment is starting to seriously cater to a diverse clientele with emerging brands like Bolden, Epara, Rose Ingleton MD, Violet Botanical...

Started With A Single Facial Oil, Flora Mirabilis Is Taking The Slow Path To Growth

In an era of instant gratification, Flora Mirabilis founder Jordan LaFragola prefers to take a slow and steady approach to building her skincare brand, even if it means spending three years to perfect a single face oil...

New DTC Brand Jane Makes CBD Products Fun

CBD doesn’t have to be super serious. New direct-to-consumer brand Jane is injecting levity into the cannabis wellness and beauty segment with a namesake fictional character that sunbathes, dances, parties, chills out and reels off catchy one-liners...

New Eco-Conscious British Brand Kind2 Is Reinventing The Shampoo Bar

Sue Campbell, a former managing director at Asian arm of professional search firm Korn Ferry, didn’t set out to launch a haircare brand. She wanted to develop a plastic-free product that would be used frequently to do her...

Indie Beauty Brands Register Strong Black Friday And Cyber Monday Sales, But Concerns Over Consumer Confidence Linger

Although big beauty companies entered the Black Friday/Cyber Monday discounting fray with unparalleled force last week, smaller players discovered there remained plenty of room to snag customers looking for deals. Overall results from the frenzied holiday shopping...

Guys With Skincare Questions Can Text New DTC Brand Bruvy For Answers

Most men aren’t likely to walk into a Sephora and ask cast members their pressing facial care questions. With Bruvy, they don’t have to. The new direct-to-consumer skincare brand is stepping in where traditional beauty customer service...