The Biggest Beauty Trends From IBE London 2018
The indie beauty phenomenon isn’t just an American affair. Indie Beauty Expo traveled from the United States to the United Kingdom to make its international debut at East London’s Old Truman Brewery last month and serve as a catalyst for the global expansion of indie beauty brands. The show drew 71 brands from ...
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 to eventually lose all feeling in her hands. Around the same time, the idea for a ...
The Ancient Ayurvedic Practice Tongue Scraping Finds Modern-Day Devotees
With oil pulling now de rigueur among wellness enthusiasts, the beauty and wellness industry has been on the hunt for the next arcane ayurvedic practice to resurrect for modern consumers—and the hunt may be over. Tongue scraping, a lesser-known ayurvedic detoxification method often done in conjunction with oil ...
Marijuana Is Legal In Canada. What Does That Mean For Beauty?
Canada legalized marijuana for recreational use on Wednesday, creating the world’s largest weed marketplace and setting off speculation over how various industries, including beauty, will capitalize on the great green rush happening in United States’ neighbor to the north. The legalization is being handled cautiously by national, territorial and provincial governments in the country, ...
Weedwashing: How Brands Are Trying To Cash In On Beauty’s Biggest Trend
Cannabis beauty moved precipitously from the fringes to the mainstream last month when two formidable beauty players, Origins and Andalou Naturals, plunged into the category previously reserved for independent beauty and wellness brands willing to take chances on a risky ingredient. The fresh crop of pot beauty newbies, which ...
What Does The Softening Of The Color Cosmetics Category Mean For Indie Beauty Brands?
Annie Rodriguez and her mother Cindy Holland-Rodriguez just launched natural makeup line Caley Cosmetics to offer a wide range of lipsticks, glosses, pencils and powders infused with tropical botanicals that are good for the skin and smell like an exotic vacation. “Our family has been in cosmetics for decades, and we felt like ...