Unilever Steps Into The Growing Natural Deodorant Segment With Purchase Of Schmidt’s Naturals
Unilever isn’t taking natural beauty lightly. The consumer packaged goods conglomerate has acquired rising natural deodorant player Schmidt’s Naturals for an undisclosed price, a move that follows the creations of in-house brands Apothecare Essentials and Love Beauty and Planet, and an investment in True Botanicals through its venture arm. The purchase also comes ...
Indie Beauty Brand Founders Give Hat Tips To Valued Mentors
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 14 founders and executives: Where did you find your business mentor, and how has the mentor helped you?
20 Bold Indie Beauty Predictions For 2018
This year has been monumental for indie beauty. Emerging brands siphoned market share from behemoth beauty conglomerates. Retailers across the spectrum from department stores to discounters pounced on the upstart bandwagon. Mergers and acquisitions soared with brands such as Vital Proteins, Hum Nutrition, Hourglass Cosmetics, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, True Botanicals, Pai Skincare, Wander Beauty, Drunk ...
Fertile Alchemy Founder Brittany Braggs Wants Women To Positively Embrace Reproduction, Even Before They’re Ready For Kids
Brittany Braggs believes women shouldn’t only discuss fertility when they’re having difficulty with it. The Houston-based holistic health coach, Reiki practitioner and doula is putting a positive and preemptive spin on reproduction with her budding brand Fertile Alchemy. The brand is starting off with an aromatic oil developed to promote hormonal balance and diminish anxiety, ...
Mischo Beauty Enters Its Gilded Age With New Nail Polish Packaging
Kitiya Mischo King has struck gold with her nail polish brand’s makeover. Specifically, that gold is on the ball-shaped caps of Mischo Beauty’s round bottles, one of many details that has elevated the appearance of the eco-luxe line. Along with the updated packaging, the brand will soon be expanding its product assortment with nail ...