Dollars And Scents: Skylar Body Raises $3M To Fuel Growth
In a sign that the investor appetite for natural perfumes is swelling, Skylar Body has snapped up $3 million in funding after less than a year on the market. The budding brand attracted heavy hitters in the Los Angeles area to its seed round, including Upfront Ventures, Brilliant Ventures, Amplify and Brian Lee, ...
Canadian Beauty Company And Venture Capital Firm Join Forces To Introduce Cannabis-Infused Beauty Products
BreakWater Venture Capital and Evio Beauty Group Ltd. are capitalizing on the mainstreaming of marijuana with a new partnership to bring cosmetics containing cannabis-derived ingredients to market. The Canadian venture capital firm and beauty company are working together to develop cosmetics products under the Evio umbrella and in licensed capacities. The ...
Unilever Steps Into The Growing Natural Deodorant Segment With Purchase Of Schmidt’s Naturals
Unilever isn’t taking natural beauty lightly. The consumer packaged goods conglomerate has acquired rising natural deodorant player Schmidt’s Naturals for an undisclosed price, a move that follows the creations of in-house brands Apothecare Essentials and Love Beauty and Planet, and an investment in True Botanicals through its venture arm. The purchase also comes ...
Celebrate Beauty Brands Wades Into Bath And Body Care With The Acquisition Of Coastal Salt & Soul
The beauty industry veterans behind Red Carpet Manicure are heading to the beach with Celebrate Beauty Brands LLC’s acquisition of Coastal Salt & Soul, a California-inspired bath and body care brand. The purchase marks the debut of Celebrate Beauty Brands, a subsidiary of the company Beauty Partners LLC, which was founded ...
Hum Nutrition Scores $5M As Investment Pours Into Ingestibles
The ingestibles category received another stamp of approval from investors with Hum Nutrition finalizing $5 million in Series A funding from CircleUp Growth Partners, Imaginary Ventures and Strand Equity Partners. The deal follows Unilever Ventures’ bet on Nutrafol, CAVU Venture Partners’ infusion into Vital Proteins, Goodwater Capital’s backing of Care/of and Founders Fund’s ...
Vital Proteins Plans Collagen Product Expansion With Funding From CAVU Venture Partners
Vital Proteins has secured a large dose of supplemental income. CAVU Venture Partners poured $19 million in Series A funding into the Chicago-based collagen-boosting nutrition company that sells products in over 8,000 doors at a wide range of retailers, including Whole Foods, Sprouts, Neiman Marcus, Urban Outfitters, Free People, Anthropologie ...