O’o Hawaii Sweeps Deal Appeal Competition At BeautyX Capital Summit

Holly Harding and her skincare and wellness brand, O’o Hawaii, walked away with a clean sweep at Deal Appeal, the investment-focused live learning competition that capped off BeautyX Capital, Indie Beauty Media Group’s third...

The Anti-Rogaine: Cria Addresses Hair Loss With Health And Wellness In Mind

There’s no shame in hair loss, according to Shubhra Sharma, co-owner of Cria Hair and a former gender studies professor, but there’s no shame in doing something about it from a wellness perspective either. “We don’t say...

A Wellness Product That Encourages Healthy Eating? Sign Us Up

Sara Bumby has a stubborn sweet tooth. For the longest time, candy and cupcakes weren’t safe from it, especially in the office. “Candy was a line item in our books, and it was not good,” says the founder...

How L’Oréal And Estée Lauder Are Maneuvering To Seal Indie Brand Deals

Beauty industry whales are trying to figure out how to best catch minnows. L’Oréal and Estée Lauder are adjusting their organizational structures to adroitly identify and acquire rising indie beauty brands, jump on digital innovation in a segment moving...

European Brands Look To Indie Beauty Expo New York As A Launchpad Into The U.S. Market

Indie beauty is truly a global movement, and that’s never been more evident than at this year’s Indie Beauty Expo New York. The trade show, held Aug. 22 to 23 at Pier 36 in Manhattan, features a...

What Are The Secrets To Successful Fundraising? Investors Provided Clues At BeautyX Capital Summit

The beauty industry isn’t exempt from the power of money. In fact, in an indie beauty landscape littered with new brands, proper funding can set apart the successful from the merely surviving, but tips for how to secure...