Nicotine Replacement Therapy Brand Jones Gets Underway With $1.1M From Warby Parker Founders’ VC Firm And Others

Fueled by $1.1 million in pre-seed funding, Jones has launched to ease people off of vaping, a challenge its creators know full well.  Striving to put a contemporary spin on the nicotine replacement...

The Detox Market Celebrates OG Clean Beauty Brands In New Campaign

The Detox Market is leaning into OG clean beauty brands this year as it prioritizes brand building over newness. The clean beauty retailer is running a GOAT (greatest of all time)...

Citruslabs And Sula Labs Partner To Close The Inclusivity Gap In Clinical Studies

Citruslabs and Sula Labs have joined forces to put representation front and center in clinical studies as they’re becoming table stakes for beauty brands. Historically, clinical studies of all sorts have excluded people of color,...

Cosmetica Teams Up With Celebrity Makeup Artist Katie Jane Hughes To Showcase Its Innovations

As beauty contract manufacturers increasingly step out of the shadows, Cosmetica Laboratories Inc. has partnered with celebrity makeup artist and content creator Katie Jane Hughes to spotlight trend-forward products it can produce for brands....

What’s With All The Secrecy About The Relationship Between Beauty Manufacturers And Brands?

Traditionally in the beauty industry, brands have kept their contract manufacturers under wraps and vice versa, and the main tool to enforce secrecy has been a non-disclosure agreement. There are reasons to believe that greater candidness...