Hydro Kitty’s Not-So-Subtle Plan To Normalize Cannabis Beauty

Hydro Kitty is cultivating a booming crop of cannabis beauty. User experience designer Alyssa Tucker’s first foray into beauty, the online store carries products containing cannabidiol or CBD, a therapeutic marijuana molecule, from brands...

Beard Balm Founder Delivers The Goods And Builds Sales By Bike

If you spot a fellow with a sizable beard toting natural grooming products around Detroit on a Schwinn, wave hello to Jon Koller, the founder of Beard Balm. About a year-and-a-half ago, he...

This Beauty Brand Supports Supple Skin And Sweet Dreams, No Pills Necessary

Moonlit Skincare takes the concept of beauty sleep very literally. Founded by Parsons School of Design alumnae and former roommates Stephy Kim and Kriszta Matyi, the brand’s three debut products – Midnight Shift Overnight Facial...

Letter From The Publisher

It was a rainy New York day in March when I placed a call to Rachel Brown, former West Coast beauty editor at WWD. I called Rachel because I was frustrated. I was frustrated because I...

Letter From The Editor

It was an unspectacular, sunny Northern California day in March when I got a call from Nader Naeymi-Rad, co-founder of the Indie Beauty Expo (IBE). Nader wanted to talk to me about a...