Khulan Davaadorj, Founder Of Mongolia’s First Organic Skincare Brand, Has Overcome Flooding, Theft, Copycats And More To Build A Global Business
The ups and downs of Khulan Davaadorj’s entrepreneurial journey could give a roller coaster a run for its money. The founder of Lhamour, Mongolia’s first organic skincare brand, has dealt with theft, flooding, copycats and distribution setbacks, but they haven’t stopped her quest to put her home country on the beauty map. Davaadorj ...
Indie Beauty Brands Increase Their Involvement In Giving Tuesday
In 2017, Giving Tuesday generated more than $300 million in online donations and nearly 22 billion social media impressions from consumers across some 150 countries seeking to make purchases with a purpose. This year, the numbers are expected to grow as shoppers continue searching for meaning amid consumerism. Beauty brands are increasing their involvement ...
Women-Led Wednesday Joins A Crowded Stretch Of Shopping Holidays To Spotlight Female Entrepreneurs
Mark your calendars to celebrate Women-Led Wednesday tomorrow. Haven’t heard of the shopping holiday? It may not be a female-centric counterpoint to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday yet, but the concept is getting underway to bring attention to the nearly 12 million U.S. companies owned by women. ...
What’s Behind The Epidemic Of Similar Packaging In The Beauty Industry?
Herbivore is not an identical twin, triplet, quadruplet or quintuplet, but the brand has many lookalikes in the beauty industry. And it’s not alone. Whether it’s Pat McGrath Labs, Fenty, Rodin Olio Lusso, Beauty Bakerie or Juvia’s Place, competitors are releasing products with packaging that closely resembles their designs. The rash of sameness ...
Indie Beauty Media Group Announces 2018 Best In Show Nominees
With the conclusion of its fourth season—one that includes its first international destination—Indie Beauty Media Group, producer of Indie Beauty Expo, has released the list of 2018 Best In Show nominees. The 2018 BIS nominees were picked out of pool of 538 IBE exhibitors, up from 398 in 2017 ...
Elle Johnson Is Dedicated To Everyday Luxury Skincare For On-The-Go Women
In 1931, Merle Norman began selling cosmetics sophisticated for her era to regular women out of a single studio in Santa Monica, Calif., where the motto, “Try before you buy,” conveyed the paramount importance of customer service. Nearly 90 years later and across the country, LaVonndra “Elle” Johnson has adopted a similar model for ...