New Accelerator Program SV Beautytech Acceleration Starts With Nine Participating Companies
SV Beautytech Acceleration, the first beauty accelerator program not affiliated with a large retailer or brand, is underway with nine participating companies merging beauty and technology. Started Sunday in San Mateo, Calif., the three-week program is a partnership between entrepreneurship school Draper University and IgniteXL, a global accelerator and seed fund. ...
Founder Story: Kat Wright Discusses The Historic Beginning And Enduring Success Of Frownies
Among the many competing claims to the title of Hollywood’s best beauty secret, it would be hard to find a more convincing contender than the anti-wrinkle product Frownies Facial Patch. Frownies has withstood the test of time. Look no further than one of the  final scenes of “Sunset ...
How Indie Beauty Brand Founders Solicit And Respond To Product Feedback
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 12 founders and executives: Where do you get product feedback, and what are key learnings from it?
Is Golde The Answer To Wellness’s Exclusivity Problem? Founder Trinity Mouzon Thinks It Can Certainly Help
Golde may be the least Goopy brand available at Goop. It’s led by Trinity Mouzon, a 25-year-old from Upstate New York and black woman on a mission to democratize wellness rather than a Los Angeles-bred 45-year-old white actress with an Oscar and proclivity for selling expensive pelvic floor contraptions. Not that she has ...
Influencer Shermeen Amin Has An Eye For Instagram And A Penchant For Beauty Products
From skincare shots to pet photography, Shermeen Amin knows how to craft pretty mean Instagram posts. The Dallas resident, who keeps one foot in the human resources world while the other dabbles in the digital space, is precise when it comes to posing people and products, and choosing partnerships. “Copy-and-paste campaigns are not only ...