How To Effectively Sample Beauty Merchandise

Long before Birchbox and Ipsy, Kiehl’s figured out samples create sizzle. Customers flocked to the brand’s stores in the 1990s for the then rare giveaways. Now, most beauty brands and retailers have followed Kiehl’s lead for...

31 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Launching A Beauty Brand

Plenty of people have lost their shirts – and shoes, stockings, socks, slacks and much more – emptying money into launching beauty brands that have gone belly up. Beauty Independent doesn’t want that fate for any entrepreneur. We...

How To Price A Beauty Product

There is nothing more basic and more complex than pricing products. Prices can be the difference between profit and loss, and communicate to consumers a brand’s positioning in the crowded beauty marketplace. Stumble on either the financial...

How To Break Into Influencer Marketing

Let’s face it: A multimillion-dollar Super Bowl ad is probably not in your near future. Luckily, you don’t have to spend mega bucks to get in front of customers. Influencer marketing is within reach for small companies. Be...