The Other Side Of The Wand: Fat Mascara Co-host Jessica Matlin Joins Us For A Rapid-Fire Q&A
Jessica Matlin, co-host of Fat Mascara and beauty director at Harper’s Bazaar, has established herself as a voice to listen to in the beauty industry. She’s had plenty of preparation for commanding the mic and wielding the editor’s pen. As early as 9-years-old, Matlin put together a beauty publication called Ms. Fad, pored ...
As California Confronts Deadly Wildfires, Affected Indie Brands Assess The Devastation And Support Their Communities
Wildfires stoked by dry and windy conditions have ripped through Northern and Southern California over the last six days, scorching over 220,000 acres, killing at least 44 people, claiming some 7,400 structures and forcing more than a quarter million people from their homes. In Southern California in particular, where the Woolsey fire tore through ...
How Juno & Co.’s $6 Makeup Sponge Went Viral
Juno & Co. sold 250,000 Velvet Microfiber Sponges within 30 days of the product’s launch. “It’s crazy how it just grew,” says Mira Torres, the brand’s co-founder. At first blush, the pale blue sponge appears to be like any other makeup blender on the market. It’s takes a deeper look to realize the ...
New Retailer Salt&Water Takes Clean Beauty To The Heartland
The coasts don’t have a monopoly on clean beauty. In Oklahoma City, makeup artist Chelsey Ann Cobbs is leading consumers into the segment at her new store Salt&Water, which has begun with a pop-up before it settles into its permanent location in January. The 1,300-square-foot pop-up stocking 50 brands is just blocks away ...
Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share The Key Functions They Outsource Versus Keep In-House
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 12 founders and executives: What key functions do you outsource and why?