Amazon-Born Sky Organics Gains Private Equity Investment And Grows At Retail

Sky Organics is going from Amazon to everywhere—and it has a new financial partner to help power its expansion. Los Angeles private equity firm Nexus Capital Management has made a strategic growth investment in the beauty...

DTC Body Care Brand Maëlys Secures Minority Investment From Madison Reed Backer Norwest

Maëlys, the direct-to-consumer body-sculping product specialist known for its B-Tight Lift & Firm Booty Mask, now has more junk in its trunk.  The Tel Aviv-based brand has received a minority investment...

CurlMix Has Raised $3.6M—And Counting—Via Crowdfunding Platform WeFunder

In 2015, CurlMix began as a do-it-yourself haircare subscription box. “Kind of like Blue Apron, but for hair,” explains co-founder Kimberly Lewis. After noticing customers’ affinity for flaxseed gel, Lewis and her co-founder husband Timothy pivoted to...

Vegamour Receives $80M Minority Growth Investment From General Atlantic

General Atlantic is showing it’s bullish on the power of plant ingredients to promote hair growth with an $80 million investment in Vegamour. The direct-to-consumer clean and vegan haircare, lash and brow brand joins the beauty...

Hand In Hand Sells Majority Stake To Bain Capital Double Impact

Hand in Hand’s business is now hand in hand with Bain Capital Double Impact. The clean personal care player that’s donated nearly 14 million bars of soap to help combat water-borne diseases is the first consumer packaged...

Why Republic Is Becoming A Go-To Crowdfunding Platform For Beauty And Wellness Startups

Crowdfunding platform Republic is gaining traction with the independent beauty and wellness set, including brands and e-tailers Bloomi, Quim and HelloAva. The private investing platform gives both accredited and...