Ingredient Issues: Indie Beauty Brand Founders Sound Off On Sourcing

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 13 founders and executives: What challenges have you faced when sourcing ingredients, and how did you handle them?

The Importance Of Image: Founders Ponder Mastering Photography And Brand Aesthetics

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 16 founders and executives: How did you choose and execute your brand aesthetics and photography style?

Beauty Independent 2.0: Connect To Grow With Uplink

So begins the launch of Beauty Independent 2.0: On Tuesday at BeautyX Capital Summit, Beauty Independent publisher and Indie Beauty Media Group co-founder Nader Naeymi-Rad introduced Uplink by Beauty Independent, a new services marketplace connecting...

The Persistent Problems Facing Indie Makeup Brands Developing Inclusive Shade Ranges

When 38-year-old LaTrice Moore began to dabble in makeup as a girl, she’d search for foundations that matched her mocha caramel coloring at drugstores and often walked away empty-handed. “A foundation for my shade may have been the...

Is Crowdfunding A Viable Option For Indie Beauty Companies?

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 11 founders and executives: Have you run a crowdfunding campaign and, if so, how did it go?

Flight Of Spice’s Diana Carolina Shares Travel Adventures And Beauty Tips With Ample Doses Of Glamour

Flight of Spice creator Diana Carolina can’t easily be placed in the usual box of an average beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger. A product designer, artist, certified yoga instructor and globetrotter who formerly worked at the United...