Reckitt Benckiser Group Acquires Bold Feminine Wellness Brand Queen V

In a major development for the millennial-driven crop of startups aiming to reinvent feminine hygiene, Reckitt Benckiser Group has acquired Queen V, a brand that’s brought a bold voice to the segment at mass retailers. Terms of...

InstaNatural Is Acquired In A Deal Involving An Affiliate Of Monogram Capital Partners

InstaNatural, which has sold millions of serums via Amazon, has itself been sold in a deal involving Monogram Capital Partners. A portfolio company of the investment firm acquired the skincare brand, according to Oliver Nordlinger, co-founder...

Curlsmith Raises Series A Funding To Fuel Its Ambition To Become A Global Haircare Leader

Curlsmith, already the top textured haircare brand at Ulta Beauty, aims to be the top textured haircare brand globally. It’s received a major boost in its effort to get there from a series A funding round led...

Sustainable Deodorant Brand PAPR Secures Funding From L’Occitane’s Venture Arm And Cristina Carlino

Just over three years since Procter & Gamble scooped up Native and Unilever purchased Schmidt’s Naturals, PAPR is emerging as a deodorant player to watch. The direct-to-consumer brand owned by Los Angeles company Paper Cosmetics and focused...

Attn: Grace Doubles Pre-Seed Raise, Collaborates With AARP Innovation Labs

Attn: Grace, a personal care brand disrupting the incontinence segment with stylish, sustainable and subscription-based products for women, has raised a total of $2 million in pre-seed funding with the closure of a second $900,000...

How Clean Cosmetics Brand True + Luscious Has Used Purchase Order Financing To Fuel Growth

In January 2019, a large beauty subscription company issued a purchase order for $1.5 million worth of True + Luscious’s merchandise. Mehir Sethi, founder of the clean makeup brand, was excited to fulfill the purchase order, but...