What Are The Secrets To Successful Fundraising? Investors Provided Clues At BeautyX Capital Summit
The beauty industry isn’t exempt from the power of money. In fact, in an indie beauty landscape littered with new brands, proper funding can set apart the successful from the merely surviving, but tips for how to secure proper funding aren’t generally on ingredient lists. At BeautyX Capital Summit on Monday, 20 investors, ...
Beauty Entrepreneurs Share The Lessons They Learned In The First Year Of Their Businesses
Ask beauty entrepreneurs to divulge the biggest lessons they learned in their initial year of business, and they’ll undoubtedly respond that they can’t possibly choose just one. “That time is a humbling whirlwind of transformation,” says Sarah Biggers, founder of clean cosmetics brand Clove + Hallow. “So much has happened that it’s hard ...
Don’t Miss Next Week’s BeautyX Capital Summit
Next week marks two important milestones for our team here at Beauty Independent.   The first milestone is the one-year anniversary of BI. Our baby will be turning one and we are bursting with pride. While there have been many sleepless nights, excruciating rewrites and deadline-driven panics, we ...
The Lyfestyle Co. And Full Unicorn Sparkle And Shine In Crystals Trend Video
Beauty consumers continue to be bullish on bling. Whether its diamond dust or rose quartz bits, the shimmery stuff is showing no signs of abating. In anticipation of its ample presence at Indie Beauty Expo in New York next week, we revisit a video that accompanied our Dallas Trend Report spotlighting crystal-powered brands
Redbudsuds Founder Aubrey Miller Turned A Work Trip Into A Storytelling And Sales-Generating Event
On July 21, Redbudsuds founder Aubrey Miller set out to drive from Ohio to Colorado for a work trip that could have been a tedious 2,755-mile trek. Instead, she turned a 10-day excursion into what she called the Hometown Adventure Project with stops along the way, which were documented on social media, showing ...
A Year Of Beauty Independent, A Year Of Achievement
On Aug. 22, 2017, Beauty Independent was born to bear witness to a revolution—a revolution bringing change to the beauty industry at an unprecedented pace. It’s an avalanche of disruption consisting of thousands of individual ideas and innovations transforming the way we live, work and do business. Behind each idea is a wildly-motivated ...