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,...

With Kosa Body Care, A Sustainable Design Expert And Spa Owner Harnesses Ayurveda’s Healing Benefits For Hair And Skin

Kosa Wellness Spa founder Shilpa Sankaran was born in India, but spent her grade-school days in the small American town Middleton, Wis. As a kid attempting to integrate, she says, “I tried to separate myself from my...

VC-Backed Supplement Brand Bird&Be Aims To Make Fertility Products More Inclusive And Accessible

Breanna Hughes and Samantha Diamond, co-founders of new direct-to-consumer fertility health company Bird&Be, know firsthand how harrowing, frustrating, confusing, time-consuming and expensive the fertility journey can be—and they’re dedicated to bettering...

How Ultra Violette Became A Sunscreen Sensation Without Selling In The US

Americans, this article will disappoint you. Ultra Violette, the most sought-after sun protection brand to come out of Australia in recent memory, doesn’t have any immediate plans to sell in the United States. Federal UV filter regulations...

Adit Retailer Spotlight: CEO Oliver Garfield On What Makes A Beauty Brand Successful At Cos Bar

Since its inception in 1976, Cos Bar has been creating an elevated experience for its clientele by selecting standout products and cultivating close relationships with its shoppers through its in-store teams. The intentional and personalized approach to...

Beauty Independent Unveils 2021 Beacon Awards Nominees

The 2021 Beacon Awards is shining a light on 116 outstanding nominees across 24 categories in beauty, wellness and personal care. For the second annual beauty awards programs spearheaded by Beauty Independent, the publication...