Sustainable Shampoo Startup OWA Haircare Secures Investment From Precursor Ventures

OWA Haircare has drawn more money to remake showering. The brand behind the waterless powder shampoo Moondust Hair Wash set to debut next year has received an investment from early-stage venture firm Precursor Ventures. The amount of...

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...

Scentbird Soars To Where Few Female-Led Companies Go: An $18.6M Round Of Funding

Scentbird has increased its nest egg with the completion of a series A funding round led by Goodwater Capital that totals $18.6 million. As the fragrance segment adjusts to millennial shopping habits, the money places the scent...

Clean Cosmetics Brand Kosås Receives Financial Investment From CircleUp Growth Partners

Los Angeles-based clean color cosmetics brand Kosås has received a minority investment from institutional fund CircleUp Growth Partners. The capital will be used to enlarge distribution domestically and internationally to...