For Botnia, Good Skincare Stems From Spending Time In The Dirt
Origins matter. That’s the central tenant of Botnia, a skincare brand developed by aesthetician Justine Kahn, owner of San Francisco spa Skin Remedy. She controls her products’ contents from seed to serum (and cream, toner, cleanser, mask and more). Kahn realizes the tight grip on production makes it difficult for Botnia ...
Stacey Grondahl Of We Do Men Is The Skincare Straight Shooter Every Guy Needs
If you look up the word badass in the Beauty Independent dictionary, you’ll find Stacey Grondahl is the definition. Long before most personal care brands realized men are serious consumers, she was teaching them the wisdom of proper skincare at her five-year-old Scottsdale spa We Do Men. A guys’ gal professing little interest in ...
W3ll People Receives Minority Investment From Credo Backer NextWorld Evergreen
W3ll People aims to reach more people with help from new investor NextWorld Evergreen. The San Francisco-based private equity firm that backs beauty retailer Credo, coffee roaster Peet’s Coffee & Tea and tea purveyor Kusmi Tea has acquired a minority stake in the Santa Fe-based natural makeup brand founded almost a decade ago ...
This Indie Beauty Brand Attended The Oscars On The Fingers Of Greta Gerwig
Audrey Siu, the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, added to the diversity celebrated at the Academy Awards on Sunday. The Seattle resident wasn’t there in person, but the mauve blush shade her brand Veque created in collaboration with J.Crew was on the fingers of director Greta Gerwig, whose film “Lady Bird” was ...
Fytt Beauty Translates Green Smoothies From Juice Bars To Skincare
One of the biggest beauty mergers in recent years has paired beauty with health and fitness. Fytt Beauty has been the beneficiary of that merger and a pacesetter moving it forward. Launched by Southern California-based beauty industry veterans and husband-and-wife Kevin Vu and Kellie Chen less than a year ago, the brand courts wellness-oriented ...