How BIPOC Founders Can Secure Smart Money To Build Their Beauty Brands

“There’s smart money, and there is dumb money,” declared Thirteen Lune co-founder Nyakio Grieco, speaking during a Beauty Independent In Conversation webinar last week on funding for BIPOC-owned brands.  Grieco, who joined...

Ulta Beauty’s Muffy Clince, Fat Mascara’s Jennifer Sullivan And Holistic Beauty Group’s Robyn Watkins On Beauty Trends Set To Reign In 2022

The beauty industry bounced back this year as people began to realize pandemic conditions are a lasting feature of modern existence rather than a momentary blip. But how different will 2022 look? Current beauty...

Factors To Consider When Developing Products For Skin Health

With so much choice in the skincare space, customers aren’t interested in slathering just any product on their face. They’re looking for transparent ingredient lists, personalized products for their skin issues and formulas that promote skin health, not...

The Innovations Driving Opulus Beauty Labs, Plus And Droplette—And Challenges They’ve Faced

The sheer volume of beauty products being marketed to consumers can make even the most discerning shopper’s head spin. Amid the profusion, some beauty industry insiders like Beauty Heroes founder Jeannie Jarnot

Makeup Experts From Nudestix, Rare Beauty And Ace Beauté On Social Media, Subscription Boxes And Virtual Try-On Tools

Over the last few years, the skincare category has been the beauty industry’s growth engine, a development accelerated by pandemic-stoked quarantines and mask mandates, but the makeup category has been rallying. In the third quarter, prestige...

Logistics Experts On Keeping Shipping Costs Down, Selecting The Right 3PL Partners

If the centrality of logistics to startups wasn’t clear before, the pandemic-stoked supply chain chaos has made it painfully so.  “Inventory is capital, so knowing your inventory and using a tracking system is the...