Scotch Porter’s Sales Rose 70% Last Year—And It Secured Funding To Boost Them More This Year

Calvin Quallis’s men’s grooming and skincare brand Scotch Porter thrived during the pandemic. “There are a lot of businesses that suffered and no longer exist due to the pandemic, but we’ve had the opposite effect, and we’ve...

Bubble’s Gen Z Skincare Rolls Out To Walmart Doors Nationwide

When Beauty Independent spoke to Shai Eisenman in November last year about the launch of her teen skincare brand Bubble, she predicted it would be in every mass...

Rëzo Haircare Springs Onto QVC With Products For Curly Hair

Due to the pandemic, Rëzo founder Nubia Rëzo was forced to shutter her salon last year only two weeks after it opened. Terrible as it was, the shuttering gave her the opportunity to focus on her brand’s...

“Mediterranean Diet For My Face”: Former WWD Digital Director Sophia Chabbott Launches Testament Beauty At Saks Fifth Avenue

Sophia Chabbott’s nearly 15 years of experience as an editor at Women’s Wear Daily, Glamour and Saks Fifth Avenue allowed her to spend plenty of time in beauty closets, which she happily walked away from with bags’ worth...

Majenye Founder Yetunde Alabi Manifested Her Crystal-Infused Beauty Brand Into Whole Foods

While living in Florida, Majenye founder Yetunde Alabi’s skin was the best it had ever been. “It was just super dewy and glowing and pretty,” she says. After leaving the south to settle in Washington, D.C., where...

Is Stratia The Next Paula’s Choice?

This skincare brand started in direct-to-consumer distribution has fervent fans and serious skincare formulations built on proven ingredients. The description fits Paula’s Choice, but, in this case, Stratia is the subject of it. Launched with $3,000...