Breaking Down Fair Packaging And Labeling Act Basics So Brands Don’t Run Afoul Of The FDA

In the American beauty industry, the responsibility is placed on companies to sell safe beauty products. While beauty brands are largely left to self-regulate–outside of color additives, the law doesn’t require cosmetic...

Interested In Getting Into Cos Bar? Here’s What You Need To Know

Disillusioned by the prevailing department store model with siloed beauty counters, entrepreneur Lily Garfield founded specialty luxury beauty retailer Cos Bar in 1976 to be the complete opposite. “The whole concept with Cos Bar was,...

Your Questions About MOQs Answered

When starting or scaling a business in the beauty industry, there are many steps founders must take, including developing innovative and effective formulations, handling supply chain issues and logistics, and of course, assessing how their offerings size up...

Clinical Studies Historically Haven’t Been Inclusive. Here Are Five Strategies To Help Ensure They Are.

In an industry in which products are regularly viewed as snake oil, clinical testing is a way for brands to build consumer trust. Bombarded with choices, consumers and retailers are distinguishing brands based on it. According to market...

Why Retail Media Networks Are Gaining Traction In Beauty And Beyond

As return on digital advertising investment has become trickier to pin down—and could get even more so with the demise of third-party cookies looming next year—brands are diversifying their spend, and the retail media network is emerging as...

How To Measure And Improve Customer Loyalty

New isn’t always better, especially when it comes to customers. In a beauty industry deluged with trends, products and brands, companies that hold onto customers over time stand out in a crowd of Teflon operations. “If you want...