Kensington Apothecary Takes A Stand Against Facebook And Logs Off The Social Media Network

Kensington Apothecary and Valentina’s Naturals are no longer friends with Facebook. Troubled by its practices, founder Claudia Carey Batz has removed the natural beauty brands from the world’s largest social media platform where they together had...

B-Glowing’s New Cosmetics Brand Targets Gen Xers And Baby Boomers (Almost Everything Else Remains For Millennials)

Lisa King, the 52-year-old founder of e-tailer b-glowing, searched extensively for a high-end makeup brand that celebrated her age, addressed her beauty needs and didn’t depend on tired tropes about cosmetics for older women. Her search came...

Two Years After Grande Cosmetics’ HSN Debut, The Brand Unveils Its Hero Product On The Network

You can finally catch GrandeLASH on the small screen. Following two years of Grande Cosmetics appearances on HSN, the brand’s premier product has landed at the home shopping network. It may seem counterintuitive to delay the launch...

Adsorb Beauty Is Poised To Ride The J-Beauty Wave Into Luxury Retail

Sometimes beauty and beauty products are found in the strangest places. Adsorb Beauty, for example, originates in ostrich eggs, which Japanese scientists plumb to retrieve antibodies powerful enough to fight free...

Pearl Butter And CAP Beauty Collide Over Coconut Butters As Concerns About Copying Grow In The Indie Segment

Pearl Butter, a brand that’s made a splash with colorful adaptogenic spreads, asserts retailer CAP Beauty is causing confusion in the marketplace by producing and selling coconut butters resembling the brand’s offerings. Repudiated by CAP Beauty,...

Sana Jardin Tests The Business Impact Of Being Driven By A Social Mission

Can providing economic opportunity persuade consumers to purchase perfume? That’s the question Sana Jardin is attempting to answer. The fragrance brand that launched at Harrods Salon De Parfums last August and is slated to enter the new...