Beautycounter’s SVP Of Mission Lindsay Dahl Takes On Clean Beauty’s Critics

Beautycounter is a clear example of clean beauty’s success. Founded in 2013, the cosmetics company that pronounces its purpose is to get safer products in the hands of everyone recently received a majority investment from The Carlyle...

LilyAna Naturals Is A Skincare Leader On Amazon. Can It Become One Beyond It?

Anyone who’s searched for skincare on Amazon has encountered LilyAna Naturals. Launched in 2014, its Retinol Cream, Face Cream, Eye Cream and Vitamin C Serum became bestsellers as consumers flocked to the giant e-tailer for ingredient-driven products....

What Makes Jillian Dempsey Tick (Hint: It’s Not Yet Another Eyeshadow Palette)

After working as a makeup artist for three decades, starting two beauty brands, launching an app and being the global color creative director of Avon, Jillian Dempsey has come across more beauty products than almost anyone on the...

Pai’s Sarah Brown On Funding A Growing Brand, Renaming Products And Why Organic Skincare’s Moment Is Due

Pai Skincare is proof there’s no set-in-stone way to finance and grow a beauty brand. While venture capital has poured into the beauty industry, the London-based skincare brand has interspersed institutional funding with bank debt. Recently,...

“Tired Of Being The Best-Kept Secret:” How Cult-Favorite Curly Hair Brand Inahsi Naturals Is Getting To The Next Level

For many beauty entrepreneurs, the beauty industry offers an escape valve from an industry or job that, for whatever reason, isn’t right for them. Prior to entering the beauty industry, Rhonda Marshall was a high school chemistry teacher,...

Luxury Brand 111Skin’s Founders On Clinical Studies, Experiential Spas And Funding

A few months after receiving a multimillion-dollar cash infusion from London-based venture capital firm Vaultier7, luxury skincare brand 111Skin is making moves to take its business to the next level. The size...