Amid The Pandemic, Unplugged Essentials Offers Brief Escapes For Anxious Consumers

In these tough times, the prospect of simply floating disconnected from the outside world seems like bliss. It’s a bliss Kevin Rose Jr. has experienced—and wants to share with others. When his body and mind were beat up,...

Very Good Light’s David Yi On Normalizing Men’s Makeup, Cancel Culture And TikTok

Very Good Light founder David Yi is undoubtedly the most slaysian editor-in-chief in the beauty journalism business. In fact, his penchant for slaying got him into the business. While editorial assistant at the New York Daily News in...

Muslim Women Constitute A Trillion-Dollar Market. New Makeup Brand Shade M Is Directed Squarely At It.

Muslim women aren’t a niche. They’re members of the fastest-growing religious group on earth and constitute more than 12% of the world population. Despite their numbers and spending power estimated at around $1 trillion, Nour Khalife and...

mSEED Group’s Anthony Standifer Has Helped Scores Of Black-Owned Brands Launch. Their Biggest Challenges Came Later.

As most beauty industry insiders know, there’s an entire ecosystem of companies largely hidden to the public necessary to bring the brands to market that consumers know and love. Contract manufacturers are crucial creatures in that ecosystem. One...

“It Shows Up In Many Ways”: Latham Thomas Shares Her Experiences With Racism In The Beauty And Wellness Industry

Mama Glow founder and doula Latham Thomas has been called so many superlatives, it’s hard to keep count. The New York Times described her as a “wellness guru.” Beauty and Well-Being referred to as a cross...

Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg On Her Pandemic Pivots, Forthcoming Brand, Monthly Swag Bags And Plastic Surgery

Jamie Greenberg isn’t afraid to show herself on Instagram dancing to Missy Elliott even if it means she makes a fool of herself. In the often-rarefied world of celebrity makeup artistry, her openness about the regular stuff...