After Facing Difficulty Finding Beauty Products Abroad, Orion Brown Created Black Travel Box To Help Other Women Of Color Avoid The Same Problem
During a 10-day jaunt to Japan in May 2017, Orion Brown spent two days in Okinawa, where she encountered weather she hadn’t properly packed for. “I didn’t realize that the climate was much more tropical than Kyoto and Tokyo. My hair was frizzy, and I ran out of my hair products in a day ...
New Skincare Brand Long Haul Spa Turns Dreaded International Flights Into Luxurious Me-Time
Over the last five years, Christine Keeling figures she’s taken over 70 international flights. As a Canadian living in Brisbane, Australia and working for North American companies, global travel is an occupational requirement for her. Unfortunately, it’s not a recommended beauty ritual. “If you do any long-haul flying, you understand how horrible it is ...
Tired Of Dealing With Skin Irritation From Silicones, Hairstylist Jen Fassino Created A CBD Haircare Brand Without Them
In the many months since the CBD beauty and personal care craze took off, a handful of brand narratives have become familiar. There’s the backstory of a founder whose passion for cannabidiol was stoked by its anxiety relief. Another rendition focuses on physical rather than emotional pain. There are entrepreneurs sensing opportunities to make ...
New Brand Bold & Bare’s Streamlined Skincare Simplifies Busy Women’s Beauty Routines
Iana Bertini doesn’t believe women should have to commit to an eight or 10-step skincare routine to be confident in their skin. That’s why her new multifunctional skincare brand Bold & Bare formulates its products to address various skin concerns and types. The brand’s objective is that, by sticking to its multitasking products, ...
Venture-Backed Brand Kinfield Launches With Personal Care Products Designed To Elevate Outdoor Excursions
Unisex personal care brand Kinfield is launching with a trio of targeted products designed to solve the problems that can make time in nature—from a grueling hike to a low-key picnic in the park—a drag. Nichole Powell, founder and CEO of Kinfield, believes the brand fills a gap in the market for elevated ...
Meet The Skincare Brand Catering To The Rising Skintellectual Class With Serious Science
The Sephora Accelerate program has helped many female founders refine their businesses. For cosmetic scientist Shuting Hu, founder and CEO of skincare brand Acaderma, the boot-camp experience totally changed her go-to market strategy. The brand goes beyond basic natural ingredients with no scientific backing for skincare purposes to a multistep process involving sustainable ...