How BIPOC Founders Can Secure Smart Money To Build Their Beauty Brands

“There’s smart money, and there is dumb money,” declared Thirteen Lune co-founder Nyakio Grieco, speaking during a Beauty Independent In Conversation webinar last week on funding for BIPOC-owned brands.  Grieco, who joined...

Nine Beauty Entrepreneurs And Execs On The Personal And Professional Impacts Of Having COVID

There are more than 64 million known coronavirus cases in the United States, and the illness is expected to infect most Americans at some point. As the virus continues to spread, learning from people about their coronavirus...

The Candle Care Business Heats Up For Candle Brands

Blowing out the candles on birthday cakes has fallen out of favor amid the pandemic, but did you know that the pricey Diptyque Baies collection candle shouldn’t be blown out either, albeit for a different reason?...

Beauty Brands Were Hot Commodities Last Year. That’s Not Expected To Change This Year.

As Omicron muted celebrations at end of 2021, the beauty market set off plenty of fireworks. It seemed like a new transaction was practically revealed daily as the fourth quarter wrapped up. On the strategic buyer front, Procter...

Why At-Home Wellness Centers Are 2022’s Biggest Luxury Must-Have

Sales of at-home beauty devices boomed after the onset of the pandemic as spa and salon closures forced consumers to take beauty upkeep into their own hands. An equally impressive sales boom that received less...

The Makeup Category Is Expected To Be Strong This Year. Here Are The Trends That Could Define It.

Makeup made a comeback in 2021, and beauty industry analysts anticipate its momentum to continue this year. As the category heats up, we’re curious what products and looks makeup artists, beauty brand founders and executives believe...