Luna Noel’s Scents Come With Crystals To Give Off Good Vibes  

Most fragrance brands focus on notes. Luna Noel brings frequency into the fragrance conversation. The new natural scent brand from close friends and medicinal aromatherapists Finnigan Jones and Lyndsey Johnson incorporates crystals into four so-called Earth Mood fragrances: Clouds,...

Beauty Independent Publisher Nader Naeymi-Rad Has Big Plans For The Future

With 90 days now under our belt, Beauty Independent decided to engage in some self-reflection. The beauty business publication is the brainchild of Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) co-founder Nader Naeymi-Rad. As he...

Ceramedx Provides Sensitive Skin Sufferers A Natural Alternative To Conventional Ceramide Lotions

Even though natural beauty pioneer Kenneth Grand had access to lotions and creams of all sorts, he didn’t use them much until a bout with serious dry skin sent him scurrying to the doctor’s office for solutions. The...

Skincare Brand Sélia & Co. Turns Masking Into A Self-Care Tea Ceremony

Sélia & Co. is the skincare version of cozying up with a cup of tea. The new brand revolves around a trio of tea and clay products priced at $28 each: Peppermint + Green Tea Mask, Rose +...

Indie Beauty Companies Give Good Gift This Holiday Shopping Season

While beauty conglomerates churn out slick beauty gift sets faster than you can say happy holidays, indie beauty brands bring more thought to the what and why of holiday gift sets. As this tumultuous...

Brenda Brock Brings Farmaesthetics’ Kitchen Chemistry To Japan This Spring

Farmaesthetics is significantly expanding its global footprint in the spring when a new distribution partner will introduce the brand to Asia. The plan for Farmaesthetics’ expansion into Japan was born in the treatment room. “My now-partner, Mariko Suzuki,...