Houston Beauty Community Takes Stock Of Hurricane Harvey’s Personal And Professional Toll
Hurricane Harvey’s high winds, pounding rain and the resultant torrential flooding have wreaked havoc on populous cities in Texas, particularly Corpus Christi and Houston, killing 10 people, injuring countless others, and sweeping commercial buildings and homes in its wake. The beauty industry hasn’t been spared from Harvey’s wrath. Beauty Independent checked in with founders and ...
These Teens Launched A Bath Brand At Ulta Beauty (We Feel Inept)
Sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw are going to have kick-ass college applications. While most teenagers are padding their credentials with sports and student council, the 16-year-old and 15-year-old co-chief creative officers led their bath brand Da Bomb Bath Fizzers into 700 Ulta Beauty locations to bring its total retail ...
Strange Bedfellows: Politics And The Workplaces Of Beauty Brands
Should politics be off-limits in the offices of beauty brands? In the 220 days since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, beauty entrepreneurs have grappled with whether to hash out public affairs with their employees or leave the political chitchat for outside the environs of their brands. Sharing approaches to political banter with Beauty Independent during ...
Politics Getting You Down? Step Into Take Care For Reenergizing Me-Time
In the political battlefield of Washington, D.C., respite seems called for—and Take Care is offering it. From accomplished clean beauty merchant Becky Waddell, the new 1,200-square-foot wellness and personal care shop on Georgetown’s Wisconsin Avenue spans skincare, ...
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 ...
Will Fragrance Be The First Non-Gendered Beauty Category?
Before she could purchase perfumes herself, Wendi Berger would nick her father’s Eau Sauvage from Christian Dior, a fresh citrus men’s cologne deepened by a woody vetiver base. “I wasn’t attracted to super floral girly scents,” she remembers. “I was attracted to scents that spoke to my mood.” When Berger ...