Kalumi’s Marine Collagen Beauty Bars Are Kicking Into High Gear At Retail
Kalumi’s protein bars are packing a powerful retail punch. After the beauty food brand launched in January, Free People picked it up in March and sold out of some 500 bars within a month. Goop followed suit for its holiday selection and was relieved of 100 variety packs in days. Now, ...
Velvet Pops The Cork On Serious Skincare With A Not-So-Serious Attitude
Kate Lee has a dual professional personality. By day, she’s busy crunching numbers to evaluate clinical research as a health informatics analyst. By night, she dreams up beauty product formulas and packaging design for her emerging brand, Velvet, a not-so-serious take on skincare that gives her a break from her rigorous regular work. “When ...
Sfumato Fragrances Serves Up Scents And Stiff Drinks At New Detroit Location
Sfumato Fragrances commingles smell and taste at its new Detroit perfumery-cum-pub. The intimate 650-square-foot space in the garden level of a Gothic Victorian mansion sells scents by day and serves cocktails at night that pair with the brand’s fragrances. The location even contains so-called Murphy tables, which are diurnal fragrance displays that disappear into ...
Indie Beauty Media Group Unveils Entrepreneurial Education Platform BeautyX
Indie Beauty Media Group is enhancing its educational programming with the introduction of BeautyX, an evolution of its CONNECT INDIE initiative providing knowledge and resources to beauty entrepreneurs through panel discussions and classes. BeautyX will kick off in Los Angeles from Jan. 22 to 23 with a focus on the press and influencer landscape. IBMG, producer ...
Lau Botanicals Is (Almost) A Hawaiian Vacation In A Bottle
Lau Botanicals is bringing the spirit of Kauai to skincare. Launching late February, the brand from aesthetician Hillary Navarrette will release four products – Island Glow Serum, Awakening Cleansing Oil, Goddess Body Oil and Healing Propolis Balm – packed with organic and wild-crafted ingredients sourced from the island, including coconut oil, vetiver, bee ...
Attention Target Shoppers: Fatco Arrives At Natural Beauty Aisles Next Month
Cassy Burnside has found courting stores challenging, but now her tallow-centered skincare brand Fatco is breaking into retail in a big way by entering Target. Four Fatco products — Fat Stick, Cleansing Oil for Normal/Combo Skin, Calming Body Butta and Women’s Stank Stop — will roll out in January to natural beauty aisles at nearly ...