A Pure Cup Of Tea, Important Cause And Cool Factor: Direct-To-Consumer Brand Bon Temps Launches With Starbucks In Its Sights
Starbucks tried to develop a major tea brand with Teavana and failed. Now, new tea company Bon Temps wants to pick up where Teavana left off and right its wrongs. “I’m looking at us as a future competitor for Starbucks,” says Ali Ogston, who founded Toronto-based Bon Temps with William Yin. “A model ...
Forget Argan Oil: Carter+Jane Wants To Start A Prickly Pear Seed Oil Revolution
Susan Carter and Sara Jane promised each other that, if they ever found a Holy Grail skincare ingredient, one that was clean and effective, they’d quit their day jobs and create a company. In August, a decade after making that pact, the women officially launched Carter+Jane. The brand started with two products, The ...
While Others Go Niche, Small World Brands Has Big Plans For Its First Of Several Global Brands
Small World Brands, a new beauty and wellness company, is going big with its first brand, Nuria, by establishing a global footprint and advocating for gender equality through girls’ education. Led by Naomi Furgiuele, a 15-year Johnson & Johnson veteran who was formerly vice president of global beauty for face and sun-care ...
New Anti-Pollution Skincare Brand OSCO Addresses The Effects Of Dirty Air With Clean Products
Dense urban environments are great for shopping, eating, sightseeing and socializing, but they’re not always the best for skin. New Hong Kong-based brand OSCO is designed to tackle the external downsides of city life to allow people to more thoroughly enjoy the upsides of it. “Pollution and UV radiation in Hong Kong are ...
New Teen Brand SkinBuzz Aims To Build Buzz Around Better-For-You Acne Prevention
Teenagers’ lives can be rough, but skincare for them shouldn’t be – at least that’s the premise of SkinBuzz, a new brand with organic products aimed at the adolescent set. Created by Nicole Sullivan, an aesthetician, authority on acne and mom of 12-year-old daughter Sofia, SkinBuzz is starting with five items priced from ...
Leopara Brings The Light To Makeup Wearers No Matter Where They Go
While readying herself to go out during a weekend jaunt to Las Vegas in 2015, Rachel Vicknair became annoyed that the poor lighting in her hotel room made it difficult to put on makeup properly. “There were shadows and a yellowish color. Makeup is supposed to give you confidence, but it was terrible,” she ...