What Can Beauty Entrepreneurs Learn From Drunk Elephant’s Big Exit? Investors Share Their Thoughts

Last week, news broke that Shiseido is acquiring Drunk Elephant for $845 million. In light of the news, in this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions about beauty entrepreneurship, we ask 12 investors and investment bankers:...

Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Sound The Alarm On Scams

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 13 brand founders and executives: What scams have you faced via e-mail or otherwise, and how did you address them?

Insta Bucks Or Insta Bust? Beauty Brands Weigh In On The Sales Impact Of Instagram Shopping

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 17 brand founders and executives: Have you used Instagram Shopping to sell your products?

How Indie Beauty Brands Prevent Toxic Workplace Cultures From Developing

Over the last several days, Instagram account Estée Laundry has been posting anonymous accounts of bullying and toxic workplace cultures at beauty brands big and small. In light of those accounts, in this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing...

Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share Their Sampling Strategies

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 16 brand founders and executives: What’s your approach to sampling?

How Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Find The Right Graphic Designers To Shape The Look Of Their Brands

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 12 brand founders and executives: Did you use graphic designers when creating your brand, and how did you find them?