Joon Bottles Persian Secrets For Shiny Strands
Shiva Tavakoli is coming into her own in the beauty industry, but not by leaving her roots behind. The daughter of Frank Tavakoli, a haircare veteran who sold the salon chain TGF to Regis, and established cosmetics firms Shiva Labs and 21st Century Laboratory, Tavakoli has launched the company Wildersense with her brother Kayvon ...
This New Brand Will Class Up Your Bath
Kimberly Barnes can’t help but tinker outside her main charge. When she worked in real estate, dabbling in bath bombs on the side led to the launch of the brand Fizz & Bubble a decade ago. As Fizz & Bubble took off, Barnes still couldn’t stay ...
Vow Beauty Delivers Serious Skincare That Doesn’t Take Itself Too Seriously
Tangie Griffin proves serious skincare doesn’t require an AARP card. The 36-year-old sought out advanced remedies long before marionette lines and crow’s feet typically set in, and even formulated her own under the brand Vow Beauty. “In my late 20s and early 30s, I started to visit ...
Ranavat Botanics Goes On A Global Ingredient Hunt For Skincare Suited To Royalty
Ranavat Botanics founder Michelle Ranavat isn’t a makeup artist. She isn’t an aesthetician. She isn’t a dermatologist, perfumer, fashion designer or influencer. In fact, she hasn’t taken any of the traditional routes to beauty entrepreneurship. Instead, she’s a supply chain specialist heading a brand that depends on her uncanny skills for ...
Color Camp Is In Session For L.A.’s Most Instagrammable Manicures
Color Camp is the best kind of camp: it’s for adults and involves manicures. The new nail salon concept from Lauren Caruso is putting millennial trends – personalization, a healthy selfie obsession, transparency and La Croix, to be specific – into action to redefine the manicure experience from the mom-and-pop utilitarianism ...
Hydro Kitty’s Not-So-Subtle Plan To Normalize Cannabis Beauty
Hydro Kitty is cultivating a booming crop of cannabis beauty. User experience designer Alyssa Tucker’s first foray into beauty, the online store carries products containing cannabidiol or CBD, a therapeutic marijuana molecule, from brands Herb Essentials, Crave Skincare, Lady Bud Apothecary and KHUS+KHUS, and several sans relation to weed from ...