Strange Bedfellows: Politics And The Workplaces Of Beauty Brands

Should politics be off-limits in the offices of beauty brands? In the 220 days since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, beauty entrepreneurs have grappled with whether to hash out public affairs with their employees or leave the political chitchat...

Vow Beauty Delivers Serious Skincare That Doesn’t Take Itself Too Seriously

Tangie Griffin proves serious skincare doesn’t require an AARP card. The 36-year-old sought out advanced remedies long before marionette lines and crow’s feet typically set in, and even formulated her own under the brand

Clove + Hallow Aims To Be The MAC Cosmetics Of Clean Beauty

Watch your back, MAC Cosmetics. Clove + Hallow is coming for you. Atlanta makeup artist Sarah Biggers and her clients are huge fans of MAC’s intense pigments, diverse shade assortments, unapologetic artistry and not-so-exorbitant prices....

Ranavat Botanics Goes On A Global Ingredient Hunt For Skincare Suited To Royalty

Ranavat Botanics founder Michelle Ranavat isn’t a makeup artist. She isn’t an aesthetician. She isn’t a dermatologist, perfumer, fashion designer or influencer. In fact, she hasn’t taken any of the traditional routes to beauty entrepreneurship....

Color Camp Is In Session For L.A.’s Most Instagrammable Manicures

Color Camp is the best kind of camp: it’s for adults and involves manicures. The new nail salon concept from Lauren Caruso is putting millennial trends – personalization, a healthy selfie obsession, transparency and La...

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...