How The Pandemic Has Permanently Changed Work For Beauty Entrepreneurs And Execs

In this edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 28 beauty entrepreneurs and executives: What ways have your work life and practices changed since the pandemic that you think won’t change back?...

The Beauty Trends Editors, Hairstylists, Makeup Artists And More Hope Will Be Big In 2022

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 14 beauty editors, aestheticians, hairstylists, makeup artists and doctors: What are beauty trends you hope to see in 2022?

Valuation Considerations For Early-Stage Beauty And Wellness Businesses

In 2021, there’s been a bull market for beauty and wellness businesses. With the year wrapping up, acquisitions of Youth To The People, Sol de Janeiro, Ouai, and Billie by 

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...

Indie Beauty Brands Experience Average Order Value Gains And Strong Demand For Self-Care Amid Disappointing Black Friday And Cyber Monday Sales

Nearing the end of a year in which the pandemic stubbornly refused to disappear and the global infrastructure underpinning the consumer packaged goods industry buckled, the fervor surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday faded as consumers spread their...

A Cosmic Guide To December 2021: Horoscopes For Beauty Entrepreneurs

Sagittarius season brings a glimmer of hope. While 2021 has been a mixed bag of highs and lows, use the last month of the year to channel what you wish to come in the upcoming year....