Women Of Color Offer Perspectives On Fundraising In The Beauty Industry At BeautyX Capital Summit

If you received an email likening a brand to Glossier for women of color, would you click on it? KJ Miller, co-founder of Mented, figured the eye-catching message would pique interest, and it was one of the...

What Are The Secrets To Successful Fundraising? Investors Provided Clues At BeautyX Capital Summit

The beauty industry isn’t exempt from the power of money. In fact, in an indie beauty landscape littered with new brands, proper funding can set apart the successful from the merely surviving, but tips for how to secure...

Strategic Angel Tina Bou-Saba Talks Early Stage Investment In The Beauty Space

With multi-million dollar cash infusions continuing to roll in at a fevered pace, beauty remains an exciting place to be a brand founder. For beauty bosses, this excitement comes with a myriad of questions. Beauty neophytes...

Athleisure Beauty Brand Sweat Cosmetics Raises Nearly $260K In Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

When venture capitalists and angel investors gave Sweat Cosmetics the cold shoulder, the beauty brand opted for the equity crowdfunding route – and that decision has paid off. It’s secured nearly $260,000 from a campaign through

Mented, A Makeup Brand By And For Women Of Color, Receives $3M From CircleUp Growth Partners

For all that minority consumers invest in makeup, not much has been invested in companies that specialize in makeup for them, but that’s changing — and Mented is leading the change.  In a...

In OWA Haircare’s Vision For Future Showers, Water Comes Out Of Shower Heads But Isn’t In Shampoo

The future of dry shampoo is in the shower, at least according to OWA Haircare. The yet-to-be-launched brand has a vision to remake liquid hair-care products in dry powdered formats and the funding to bring that vision...