Beauty Brands Navigate The Legally Murky Waters Of Selling CBD Products Online

On Feb. 19, CBD chocolate maker Not Pot sent an email to customers that ironically may have caused them to want more of the company’s hemp-infused heart-shaped treats. “It’s come to our attention (and disappointment) that our payment...

Is There Room For Synthetics In The Natural Perfume Segment?

When Cat Chen developed Skylar Body, it was imperative to her to control every element along the supply chain from packaging peanuts to organic sugar cane alcohol perfume bases. She obsessed over the natural compounds that provide the...

Roll Tide: The Surprising Ascent Of An Ancient Beauty Tool

Beauty brands like Nu Skin, Foreo, ReVive, Dermaflash and ZIIP have introduced Star Treky devices that promise to smooth and brighten skin texture with LED lights, microcurrent technology and digitized dermaplaning. Despite the high-tech hoopla, it’s...

Happy Galentine’s Day: The Empowering Holiday Powers Beauty Purchases

Three years ago, Boxfox assembled Galentine’s Day offerings without much expectation for how they’d do. COO and co-founder Sabena Suri figured the unofficial holiday gave the personalized gift box company a chance to applaud women...

Crowdfunding For A Beauty Brand? Start Small

When Finnigan Jones and Lyndsey Johnson launched their first Kickstarter campaign last July, they sought to raise $75,000 during a 30-day period for their fledgling natural perfume brand Luna Noel. They’d prototyped about 100 units, but needed...

Brand Founders Look Back At A Strong Holiday Season To Look Forward To Later This Year

As the calendar flips from holiday shopping to holiday returns, indie beauty brands are beginning to reflect on the fourth-quarter rush to determine their strengths and sore spots in anticipation of planning for this year’s busy holiday season....