New Mom Celestyna Higgins Gives Her Skincare Brand MOSS A Younger, Playful Sister Named Ambar

Celestyna Higgins is showing her less serious side. Two years after launching acne-fighting brand MOSS, she’s introducing Ambar with a colorful collection of four products that experiments with formula formats: Daily Antioxidant Primer, Hydrating Mineral...

Karmen Novak Spices Up The Skincare Market With New Brand Flower And Spice

Karmen Novak is an eclectic beauty entrepreneur if there ever was one. An early e-commerce buff backing independent fashion designers with a pre-recession online shop, she’s a Slovenian woman living in the Netherlands who adores cooking Thai and...

Smoke Founder Kathleen Currie On The Opportunities And Pitfalls Of Passion Projects

Smoke founder Kathleen Currie’s essential oils formulas are motivated by passion and imagination, and rarely the bottom line. That approach is helpful for producing beautiful fragrances, but not the best for supporting a sustainable company. Currie has been...

This Mother-And-Daughter Duo’s Cheerful Skincare Brand Will Make You Smile

Most women would tear their mothers to shreds if they had to work with them regularly. Micaela Hoo isn’t like most women and neither is her mother Dawn Marie. The spunky duo behind Drifter Organics manages to infuse...

Mama Glow Launches Self-Care Products To Help Mamas Glow And Take It Slow

How does a mama-to-be get her glow? It might have something to do with hormones, but the role of nourishing personal care products can’t be dismissed. Latham Thomas, birth coach and founder of Mama Glow, a maternity...

Me Time Isn’t Only For Grown-Ups: C’est Moi Makes Natural Beauty Products Just For Girls

You don’t have to be 18 to go clean. On Jan. 21, tweens and teens will be able to head over to Target’s website to check out a new brand called C’est Moi that’s designed to meet...