Five Things Indie Beauty Brands Need To Know Before Expanding To Africa

A Nigerian-American entrepreneur with experience in the beauty industry as a formulation expert, Dunni Odumosu leverages relationships in the American and African beauty industries to promote a two-way exchange of commerce and visibility. Below, she shares five...

Can We Pump The Brakes On Pumps?

Me: “I’m writing an article about pumps.” Husband: “Bike pumps?” Me: “No.” Husband: “Breast pumps?” Me: “No.” Husband: “Gas pumps?” Me: “No.” Husband: “Like the high heels?” Me: “No!” (I grabbed...

A Veteran Buyer On How Indie Beauty Brands Can Win Over Retailers Challenged By The Pandemic

Challenging for indie beauty brands prior to the pandemic, the retail environment is getting exceedingly tougher due to it. Melissa D’Aquila, who spent 11 years as a buyer at Lord & Taylor, the last two dedicated to...

How Can Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Access Benefits Under The CARES Act? Your Questions, Answered

Signed into law a week ago by President Donald Trump, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as CARES Act, is a $2 trillion aid package designed to prop up the economy, protect jobs, and...

Base Beauty’s Jodi Katz On How To Successfully Execute Virtual Events

In the beauty industry, live events are occasions for joy, celebration and connection as brands mark product releases, collaborations, advertising campaigns, anniversaries and other milestones. Now that events have shifted from physical settings to screens, brands have the...

This Skincare Entrepreneur Was Formerly A Federal Reserve Economist. Here Are His Tips To Get Brands Through COVID-19’s Financial Fallout.

Before launching Men’d Skin Co. last August, I spent three years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and five years as a data scientist and commercial risk manager at a major credit card company....