African Botanicals Power Organic Luxury Skincare Brand Terres D’Afrique

Stephan Helary doesn’t have to look far for ingredient inspiration. Plants and trees such as buchu, kigelia and marula depended upon for centuries for medicinal purposes are common in Southern Africa, where the creator and CEO of luxury...

Why Nécessaire’s Randi Christiansen Believes Body Care Doesn’t Have To Be Commoditized

Nécessaire’s raison d’être is embedded in its name. The chic brand’s mission is to turn overlooked body care into a necessity. “We’re going to start in what’s normally an afterthought, but we’re going to make it a first...

How Being Unconventional Helped Jesseca Dupart Build A Multimillion-Dollar Haircare Empire

In the five days since Jesseca Dupart, founder of Kaleidoscope Hair Products, dropped “LAH” or “Long and Healthy,” a parody of Cardi B’s and Megan Thee Stallion’s WAP video featuring YouTuber Lala Milan and reality television star...

Bijoux Indiscrets Co-Founder Elsa Viegas On Slow Sex, Overlooked Nipples And American Openness

When Marta Aguiar and Elsa Viegas launched Bijoux Indiscrets in Barcelona in 2006, the company was focused on pleasure and play for couples. It started with a collection of five themed boxes containing...

This Former Glossier Exec And New Mom Started A Healthy Oral Care Brand During The Pandemic

Self-care has come to the oral care category. Ojook, a brand created by Youn Chang, formerly executive director at Glossier and global supply chain manager at Apple, launched last month with toothpaste containing 13 ingredients that’s intended...

Stressed Out? Pursoma Will Help You Disconnect, Decompress And Detox

Before the pandemic, people were stressed out and glued to their devices. Since it, stress and technology dependence has only increased. The natural bath and body care brand Pursoma is particularly well-suited to address the anxiety...