All Some Consumers Want For Christmas Is Self-Care And Compassion
Three years ago, Aromatherapy Associates global CEO and chair Tracey Woodward and her two kids decided it was better to support a local organization than pour money into Christmas gifts for each other. “How much do we need? We’ve got enough,” she says. “We would rather make a donation to someone ...
Brenda Brock Brings Farmaesthetics’ Kitchen Chemistry To Japan This Spring
Farmaesthetics is significantly expanding its global footprint in the spring when a new distribution partner will introduce the brand to Asia. The plan for Farmaesthetics’ expansion into Japan was born in the treatment room. “My now-partner, Mariko Suzuki, was a client, unbeknownst to me,” says Farmaesthetics founder Brenda Brock. “She would visit her daughter ...
Reverie’s Indie Rocker Chic Kicks Natural Hair Care Up A Notch
Reverie founder Garrett Markenson injects an indie rocker sensibility into a natural hair care segment that’s often high on the granola quotient. The brand’s stark black-and-white packaging and single-word product names are so chic that Into The Gloss has sung its praises eight times. Beauty editors at Byrdie, Refinery29, Allure and ...
Beauty And Wellness Pros On The Business Of Beauty Sleep
Businesses are waking up to the potential of beauty sleep. A fitting place to address the topic is mattress company Leesa’s New York showroom, where last Thursday online business community Radiche put together a panel of beauty and wellness experts, influencers and entrepreneurs for a discussion entitled Beauty Sleep IRL. As guests lounged ...
Alex Thiersch Illuminates The Expanding Med Spa Retail Opportunity
In the Nineties, the Clintons ruled the White House, Victoria Beckham rose to fame as Posh Spice, Al Gore danced to the Macarena, the iPhone was a mere glimmer in Steve Jobs’ eye and Allergan started seducing Americans with the wrinkle-fighting powers of Botox. In the years since, the medical spa segment has emerged ...