These BIPOC Beauty Brand Founders Are Prioritizing Mental Health For Themselves And Their Team

Before the pandemic hit, Tara Darnley made a New Year’s resolution declaring she wouldn’t allow anything to compromise her peace. “Not work, not family, nothing,” she stresses. Once 2020 rolled around, well, that proved to be difficult. A...

Why Dark Spots Have Led To A Bright Spot In The Beauty Industry

Four years before launching the brand Sachi States of Skin in 2020, founder Farah Bashir began documenting her experiences with hyperpigmentation on Instagram under the handle Beamwonder and quickly amassed an avid following. “The need...

UK Beauty Market Experts Weigh In On Sephora’s Acquisition Of Feelunique

The beauty world has been abuzz over the recent news of Sephora acquiring Europe’s largest online beauty retailer, Feelunique. This came weeks after news that Sephora forged a long-term partnership with European...

A Cosmic Guide To August 2021: Horoscopes For Beauty Entrepreneurs

Leo season begins with a full moon and ends with a full moon as if to return for a fiery encore performance. Many of us are indeed yearning to make the most of the summer’s energy...

Is $161 Too Much For An Eyeshadow Palette?

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 11 beauty brand founders: When Hourglass recently released a $161 five-pan eyeshadow palette, critics called the price...

What Beauty Brands Can Learn From Jaclyn Hill’s Bronzer Controversy

Jaclyn Cosmetics, the makeup brand from influencer Jaclyn Hill, has a history of embattled product launches. When it kicked off two years ago, complaints poured in from customers that it’s lipsticks were hairy and lumpy....