Beauty Industry Insiders Review HBO Max’s Docuseries “Not So Pretty”: Is It Fearmongering Or Informative?

Last month, HBO Max released “Not So Pretty,” a four-part docuseries exploring the “ugly” side of the beauty industry. According to the publication Glossy, following its premiere, a #notsopretty hashtag popped up on TikTok and racked up...

HydroPeptide Founder April Zangl Peck Is Closing Her Second Brand, Save Me From. She’s Spilling On Her Missteps So You Can Avoid Them.

After selling skincare brand HydroPeptide in 2016, April Zangl Peck was determined to do things differently with her second beauty venture. She began HydroPeptide in 2004 with a single formula produced by a small manufacturer, packaging that...

The Dental Dam Gets Competition As Lorals’ Latex “Undies” Receive FDA Clearance As An Oral Sex Barrier

Finally some good news in the realm of women’s sexual wellness equality: Lorals’ Lorals for Protection latex “undies” have secured clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration as a barrier to protect against...

Prestige Haircare Is As Frothy As Ever, But Frédéric Fekkai Doesn’t Plan To Sell (Again)

In his three decades in the beauty industry, entrepreneur and celebrity hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai has been both acquirer and acquiree. In 1989, he opened his first namesake salon in New York City luxury...

The Future Of Beauty Includes A Focus On Joy, Phygital Environments And Biotechnology

With the pandemic, global climate crisis, war in Ukraine, inflationary pressures and, in the United States and elsewhere, threats to women’s reproductive rights, people are going through a lot right now. Against that backdrop, at the New...