Moea Brings The Story Of Hawaii To The Shelves Of Target Stores In The State

Moea co-founders Kina Ahsing and Noella Callejo were friends long before they were business partners. “Kina and I have known each other since we were little, little kids,” says Callejo. “We were both born and raised in...

New Melanated Skin Specialist Plantkos Launches In DTC, Enters The Detox Market’s The Launchpad Program

Like many melanated women, Sejal Patel regularly struggled with hyperpigmentation and skin inflammation, but discovered that, just as the beauty product advertisements she saw didn’t feature women who looked like her, the products in those ads...

Two Cocokind Alumni Kick Off Sustainable Brand Engine Veriant With Melatonin-Driven Mella

Cocokind alumni Hana Holecko and Gil Seok are building a new type of brand engine. Starting with melatonin-centered personal care and wellness brand Mella, Veriant is erecting what it describes as “problem-solving brands” focused on...

More Than 100 Beauty Brands Join Forces To Advocate For Stronger Environmental Policies In The United States

Beauty fans may notice their social media feeds on Tuesday are a little quieter than usual. More than 100 brands have banded together as part of the CodeRed4Climate initiative to hit pause on their accounts to bring attention...

Athleisure Haircare Brand Sunday II Sunday Launches At Ulta Beauty

A year and a half after its debut, athleisure haircare brand Sunday II Sunday has a new partnership with Ulta Beauty. “What we’re seeing is the demand for Sunday II Sunday is growing so much that we...

Curator Quentin Smith Partners With Régime Des Fleurs Founder Alia Raza To Launch “Climatic Skincare” Brand Topi

Even if you know nothing about Topi, a cursory glance at the packaging will lead you to assume its creators have impeccable design pedigree—and you’d be right.  The new “climatic skincare” brand is...