Podcast Power: Indie Beauty Brand Founders Discuss The Spoken Word Medium

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 10 founders and executives: Have you ever been on a podcast, and would you recommend it?

The Other Side Of The Wand: Fat Mascara Co-host Jessica Matlin Joins Us For A Rapid-Fire Q&A

Jessica Matlin, co-host of Fat Mascara and beauty director at Harper’s Bazaar, has established herself as a voice to listen to in the beauty industry. She’s had plenty of preparation for commanding the mic and wielding the...

Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share The Key Functions They Outsource Versus Keep In-House

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 12 founders and executives: What key functions do you outsource and why?

Blue Beauty, Regenerative Agriculture, Community Gardens: How Mission-Driven Brands Raise Environmental Consciousness Among Suppliers and Consumers

Independent beauty companies are on a mission to change the industry from the outside, so it’s no surprise that there are so many mission-driven brands among them. Beauty brands align themselves with particular health issues or...

Getting The Most From Media Plugs: Founders Reveal Mentions That Gave Their Brands A Boost

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 founders and executives: What media mention led to the most sales or exposure for your brand?

The Beauty Industry Is Overlooking People With Disabilities. How Can It Better Address The Huge Consumer Group?

Veronica Lorenz was working as a makeup artist on the set of “The Hunger Games” when doctors discovered a benign tumor on her spinal cord. A series of surgeries to remove it and treat subsequent infections caused her...