Hawaii’s Proposed Ban Of Octinoxate And Oxybenzone In Sunscreens Hailed By Clean Beauty Community
The Hawaii Legislature made green beauty history Tuesday by passing a bill that prohibits two common chemicals in commercial sunscreens, octinoxate and oxybenzone, in an effort to protect coral reefs and marine life. The first-of-its-kind ban, which will take effect in January 2021 if Governor David Ige signs the bill, is being hailed by ...
The Indie Beauty Business Implications Of Federal Tax Cuts
After passage of sweeping $1.5-trillion tax reform legislation in the House and Senate, owners of small businesses are scurrying to their accountants to determine what impacts it will have on their pocketbooks immediately and fortunes long-term. Signed by President Trump on Friday, the legislation has drawn the support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National ...
Southern California Indie Beauty Businesses Scramble To Save Products Amid Wildfires
Beauty companies headquartered in Southern California, an area dense with indie beauty brands and retailers, are confronting the consequences of ongoing wildfires and preparing their businesses for future natural disasters. Flames have scorched at least 200,000 acres over 270 square miles across Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego and Riverside counties, forcing more ...
Founders Battle For Their Indie Beauty Brands As Wildfires Ravage Acre After Acre In Northern California
Flames continue to engulf large swaths of the idyllic Northern California wine country as devastating wildfires that have killed at least 40 people, reduced 217,000 acres to ash, consumed over 5,700 of homes and commercial structures, and forced more than 75,000 people to evacuate rage on. While the region is known for food and ...
The Indie Beauty Take On Fragrance Ingredient Disclosure
Like many beauty entrepreneurs, Lite + Cycle founder Kristi Head’s penchant for design and love for quality products influenced her decision to launch a brand. Unlike many beauty entrepreneurs, anger played a role in the decision, too. “Because of experiences working with fragrance businesses, I started to learn what the word ...
Beauty Brand Founders Leave Affected Florida Areas To Spare Businesses From Irma’s Wrath
After touching down in the Florida Keys on Sunday, Hurricane Irma took its last major swipe at the state on Monday, leaving behind flooding, blackouts, lost retail sales, damaged structures and vehicles, and at least four people dead. Many beauty brand founders and executives based in the areas affected by the massive hurricane, which ...