Professional Surfer Alana Blanchard Partners With Gloss Ventures To Launch Sun And Skincare Brand Pursuit

Professional surfer Alana Blanchard’s newest pursuit is sun and skincare brand Pursuit Beauty. Its assortment spans seven products—Clean Wave Daily Face Cleanser, Double-Up SPF 50 Face Sunscreen Serum, Hang 40 SPF 40 Face Sunscreen Gel, Body Surf SPF...

Garance Doré’s New Skincare Brand Leans Into The Allure Of French Beauty

To an outsider steeped in stereotypes rather than real life, French style seems effortless because, among other reasons, it’s simultaneously classic and trendy. And it’s that duality that Garance Doré, the French illustrator, photographer and blogger, embodies. After...

DTC-First Prestige Skincare Brand Monday Muse Set To Launch At Harrods And Galeries Lafayette

After focusing on direct-to-consumer distribution since its launch in November 2020, Monday Muse is breaking into retail distribution with a high-profile splash. The London-based prestige skincare brand is entering British department store Harrods this month and French...

MOB Beauty Creates Molded Fiber Compostable Beauty Packaging That Turns Into Dirt Within Months

Victor Casale believes that if he builds it, they will come—and he has evidence to back up that belief. Along with Mia Davis, VP of sustainability and impact at Credo, the MOB Beauty co-founder and CEO established...

How Danielle Cuccio Is Helping Guide Star Nail Into The Future Without Forgetting Its Past

Danielle Cuccio’s family is conjoined with Star Nail International. The “Star” in the nail product company’s name refers to her uncle Steven, father Anthony, better known as Tony, and mother Roberta. Founded in 1981, Star Nail has...

Eco-Conscious Oral Care Brand Plus Ultra’s Post-Acquisition Surge

In 2019, Plus Ultra founder Christina Ramirez was trying to secure seed funding to bankroll her sustainable oral care brand’s expansion beyond Whole Foods, where she incubated the concept for it six years earlier...