Skyn Iceland Overcame A Recession And Sephora Exit To Reach $20M In Retail Sales And Counting

Sarah Kugelman has a knack for spotting beauty trends before they emerge. When she created the website Gloss.com in 1999, Amazon had barely budged beyond books. Far in advance of self-care being a ubiquitous buzzword, she foresaw that...

LOLI Beauty’s Tina Hedges On The Surprising Results Of A Product Recall, Consumers’ Soaring Interest In Sustainability And Confronting Ageism

A zero-waste beauty brand requires much more than zero effort to create. Tina Hedges investigated countless varieties of plastic, aluminum, paper and glass packaging before choosing her zero-waste beauty brand LOLI Beauty’s food-grade glass yogurt jars, and...

Evereden Has A Long-Term Vision To Be The Standard-Bearer For Family Skincare

When people have children, they generally aren’t focused on the preponderance of their children’s lives that will filled by adulthood. The same goes for brand founders. They often focus on the launch stage to the detriment of their...

The Jamie Oliver Of Beauty: How The Glow Creator Anita Bechloch Made Natural Skincare Accessible And Appealing

With the publication of “The Glow” in 2015, a German-language do-it-yourself cosmetics recipe book modeled on the simplicity of chef Jamie Oliver’s approach to food, beauty maven Anita Bechloch launched an omnichannel brand that reinvented natural cosmetics by...

The Female Company Turns Buying Organic Tampons Into A Political Statement In Support Of Women

“The Tampon Book” is a declaration of independence from German tampon-tax tyranny. Produced by The Female Company founders Sinja Stadelmaier and Ann-Sophie Claus, the book and the company behind it is intent on eliminating lingering shame...

With $35M In Recent Investment To Fuel Growth, Nutrafol Is Carving Out The Hair Wellness Category

Nutrafol co-founder Giorgos Tsetis’ head of golden blond waves is one of the hair supplement brand’s most effective marketing tools, especially when you learn he started experiencing hair loss in his early 20s....