Brand Founders And Executives’ Favorite Beauty Stores, Spas And Salons

Unsurprisingly, individuals who’ve chosen a career in beauty are often fervent beauty consumers with the inside scoop on the best of their local beauty scene. To get that inside scoop, in this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series...

The End Of Roe Has Emboldened Sexual Wellness Entrepreneurs And Investors

Sexual health and wellness companies have been on a tear for the past few years, making unprecedented gains in market capitalization, retail distribution and funding. But outside forces have the potential to bring the boom to an...

What Does Glossier’s Impending Sephora Launch Signal About DTC Distribution In The Beauty Industry?

Last week, Glossier, a brand that epitomized the direct-to-consumer craze of the mid-to-late 2010s, announced Sephora will start carrying its products both online and in stores across the United States and Canada in early 2023. Glossier had...

A Content Creator’s Recommendations For Identifying And Working With Content Creators

When the pandemic brought events to a halt, Monica Ramirez, a graphic designer who previously worked on them for Beauty Independent parent company Indie Beauty Media Group, pivoted to full-time beauty, fashion and lifestyle brand content creation....

What Will The Sustainable Beauty Store Of The Future Be Like?

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 11 retail and sustainability specialists, beauty industry experts and brand founders: What will the sustainable beauty store of the future be like?

Formula Botanica’s Lorraine Dallmeier Says Beauty Isn’t Getting Real About Sustainability Unless It Focuses On Degrowth

Businesses racking up carbon credits as they launch product after product, even if those products housed in recyclable packaging, aren’t going to save the earth. Biologist Lorraine Dallmeier, CEO and owner of Formula Botanica, the online organic...