NakedPoppy Scores $4M For Clean Beauty Curation And AI-Driven Product Recommendations
Clean indie beauty brands have a new platform to help them get into consumers’ hands. Created by Jaleh Bisharat and Kimberly Shenk, NakedPoppy is a curated website for busy women without the time or inclination to stroll store aisles in search of clean beauty products. Its assortment of makeup, tools and skincare spans ...
Great Expectations For Beauty Investments, Great Expectations for BeautyX Capital Summit
The headlines say it all—the emerging beauty market is full of great expectations. In the space of a few months, news that five-year-old startup Glossier has surpassed the $1 billion mark (“Glossier Now Valued At More Than $1 Billion”) was followed by the revelation that five-year-old brand Drunk Elephant, too, had scaled similar ...
Genuine Health Acquires Growing Natural Body Care Brand Basd
Supplements company Genuine Health has acquired plant-driven body care brand Basd for an undisclosed sum. The deal combines two rising forces on the Canadian natural products scene. It also marks the first acquisition for Genuine Health, a 27-year-old company that can enlarge its footprint at the natural grocers and pharmacies that carry ...
Better-For-You DTC Skincare Brand BioClarity Draws $13M To Fuel Product Development And Marketing
BioClarity, which packs its products with the green chlorophyll ingredient Floralux, has pulled in another kind of green. The plant-based DTC skincare specialist is $13 million richer with the close of a funding round led by Prolog Ventures, an investment firm concentrating on companies that encourage healthy living such as Zeel, Plum ...
As CBD M&A Activity Soars, Indus Holdings Inc. Acquires Cannabis Beauty Brand Humble Flower Co.
In the latest example that the cannabis beauty segment is blazing, Indus Holdings Inc. has acquired THC and CBD topical brand Humble Flower Co. The acquisition comes as cannabis beauty brands are jockeying for position in a crowded field. Well-heeled brands supported by a vertically-integrated infrastructure that can weather fluctuating supply and regulatory ...
New Supplement Brand Needed Scores $2.15M To Tackle Nutrient Deficiencies With Proven Science
For Needed, Instagram flash isn’t enough. The new supplement brand has reeled in $2.15 million in seed funding from investors including Sekhmet Ventures, Able Partners and Finn Capital Partners. In a buzzy category, it’s out to back up style (its seafoam green signature color and lowercase logo completed with a ...