Quw’utsun’ Made Founder Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth Honors Indigenous Plant Medicines With Her Skincare Products
A salve can tell an awe-inspiring story. Take Quw’utsun’ Made Devil’s Club Salve. It contains extracts from native plants founder Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth harvests in the mountains of Washington and judiciously transforms into a healing product. The ingredient devil’s club connects Johnny-Wadsworth to her indigenous Cowichan ancestors, many generations of whom esteemed it for spiritual and ...
Melody Bockelman Reveals The Best-Kept Secrets Of Successful Beauty Brand Launches
Melody Bockelman is tearing down the wall of beauty industry secrecy. With several years working in contract manufacturing and launching e-commerce sites on her resume, she introduced the blog Private Label Insider in 2010 to answer questions founder hopefuls had difficulties finding answers to. “Up until then, the industry was hush-hush, and people had ...
Natural Beauty Retailer Aillea Advances To Charleston And Raleigh
After stretching from Denver to Atlanta last year, clean beauty retailer Aillea is amplifying its presence in the Southeast with two store openings by the spring. The upcoming locations — a 1,100-square-foot unit in Raleigh’s Cameron Village and a 1,052-square-foot unit on Charleston’s historic King Street — join three current Aillea outposts. Aillea’s forward ...
Digital Platform Imbeau Is Out To Strengthen The Bonds Between Beauty Professionals And Their Clients
If spas, salons and cosmetics stores only interact with customers when they visit, the beauty businesses are severely limiting sales. Imbeau extends interactions well beyond physical locations to improve customer retention and revenues. The new cloud-based digital platform supports consumer profiles, ongoing consultation, scheduling reminders and confirmations, tailored product information and hydration ...
Organic Beauty Lover Andrea Lee On First Impressions, The Sorry Fate Of YouTube And The Social Consciousness of Young People
Organic Beauty Lover Andrea Lee started out like many natural beauty influencers: as a consumer on a mission to change. She had no idea that her switch to clean products, search for beauty treasures, zest for travel and open personality would set the scene for a flourishing social media following. Her audience revels in ...