Linda Wells Weighs In On Sustainable Beauty, The Future Of Magazines And Flesh At BeautyX Summit
Linda Wells believes sustainability is the next frontier in beauty. Compared to major movements preceding it in the industry, Revlon’s chief creative officer and former editor in chief of Allure said during the BeautyX Media & Influencer Summit on Monday in Los Angeles, “It’s going to be harder and more expensive.” She pointed out ...
Beauty Brand Founders Share Their Thoughts On When Girls And Boys Should Be Allowed To Wear Makeup
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 10 brand founders and executives: At what age would you let your children experiment with makeup?
Big, Better, BeautyX: IBMG Co-Founder Nader Naeymi-Rad On Spreading More Knowledge In 2019
By the third, and last, educational event in 2018 held by the Indie Beauty Media Group—the BeautyX Capital Summit in New York in late August—attendance had more than doubled from the debut event in January. With an upswing like that, the BeautyX Summits promise to be bigger and better in 2019 than ...
An Inside Look At Indie Beauty Brands’ Experiences Working With Influencers
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 13 founders and executives: What’s an experience you’ve had working with influencers?
10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Skincare Brand
When I launched Jillian Wright Skincare in 2013, I was leading a well-developed, high-profile clinical skin spa on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. I was bright-eyed, optimistic and, definitely, a bit naive. I figured I would have 50 retailers within months. I had experience, a great reputation and loyal clientele. After 15 years and 12,000 ...
New Year, New Business Resolutions: Indie Beauty Brand Founders Strategize For Success In 2019
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 14 founders and executives: What is a New Year’s resolution for your brand?