Success Or Sellout?: What Black Beauty Brand Founders Make Of P&G’s Acquisition Of Mielle Organics

On Jan. 11, Procter & Gamble announced it will acquire textured haircare brand Mielle Organics. The deal was met with mixed reactions online. Some people were elated that husband-and-wife founders Monique and Melvin Rodriguez achieved a lucrative...

Has The Beauty Influencer Brand Bubble Popped?

For influencers looking to get into beauty, 2023 couldn’t have started less auspiciously. Forma Brands, an incubator with brands connected to influencers and celebrities the likes of Jaclyn Hill and Ariana Grande, who’s taking hers, R.E.M. Beauty, elsewhere,...

Makeup Trends That Will Reign In 2023—And Some Set To Sunset

As we continue to look forward to next year, for the latest edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 23 color cosmetics brand founders, executives and experts the following questions: What makeup...

Trends That Will Shape Haircare In 2023—And Some That Will End

As we continue to look forward to next year, for the latest edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 16 haircare brand founders and executives the following questions: What haircare trend do...

Trends That Will Define Fragrance In 2023—And A Few That Won’t

As we continue to look forward to next year, for the latest edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 19 fragrance brand founders, executives and experts the following questions: What fragrance trend...

Brands Forecast Skincare Trends That Will Be Big In 2023—And Ones That Will Be Over

As we look forward to next year, for the latest edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 31 skincare brand founders, executives and experts the following questions: What skincare trend do you...