Haielle Beauty, Which Is Starting With Two Haircare Products, Balances Natural And Synthetic Ingredients

Yoel Vaisberg, founder of Haielle Beauty, never intended to start a brand. The industrial engineer turned entrepreneur grew up in Venezuela and spent a decade working behind the scenes in the beauty industry at cosmetics manufacturing plant...

This Wildcrafting Brand Born In The Mountains Of Wyoming Has Landed At Goop And Credo

Over nearly two decades enduring the New York grind in the beauty and public relations industries, Kendra Kolb Butler confronted the stressors of work: tight deadlines, demanding performance expectations, critical management decisions and long hours. Burnt out, she...

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...