The Glow Down: What Led To The End Of Becca Cosmetics

Becca Cosmetics’ Champagne Pop bubble has burst. On Wednesday, Estée Lauder Companies Inc. revealed the brand known for products packing on the glow will turn out its lights at the end of September, leaving competitors outpacing it...

Why Amazon Is The Next Big Breeding Ground For Beauty M&A

On Wednesday, Unybrands, an outfit billing itself as a serial acquirer of Fulfillment By Amazon, e-commerce and direct-to-consumer stores, announced a $25 million round of funding involving investors the likes of Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Public Goods...

TikTokkers Are Unabashedly Showing Themselves Wearing Bonnets—And Bonnet Brands Are Benefitting

The bonnet is a ubiquitous part of my experience as a Black woman. I wear one nightly. My two older sisters do, too, and so does my mom. It’s crucial to my curly, coily hair retaining moisture and...

A Cosmic Guide To February: Entrepreneur Horoscopes

While 2020 was a series of disruptions and limitations, 2021 gives us a glimmer of hope. Though many brands were pushed to the brink and continue to face challenges, their ambition to succeed allowed for a...

Meet The Entrepreneurs Diversifying The Fragrance Industry

When Aba Gyepi-Garbrah, an aromatherapist and owner of Aba Love Apothecary, began attending fragrance industry trade shows such as Suppliers Day and IFEAT in 2015, she was often the only Black person in a room...

These Entrepreneurs Are Encouraging Black Women To Take Command Of Their Sexual Health

Yoga teacher turned entrepreneur Ashley Asatu, founder of The Yoni Day Spa, is constantly reminded why she was compelled to create her wellness company to cater to Black women underserved and frequently mistreated...