Accelerator And Retail Mentorship Programs: Application, Attendance And Outcomes
If there’s power in numbers, then participation in an accelerator or retail mentorship program can be powerful for beauty brand founders facing the isolation, resource and manpower limitations, and dizzying array of unknowns that often come with entrepreneurial existences. These programs gather startups together to benefit from shared lessons, careful examinations ...
Côte Bridges Clean Nail Polishes With Effortless California Chic
Los Angeles may be known for flip flops and T-shirts, but it has plenty discerning consumers can appreciate like high-end designer shops lining Melrose Place, the culinary arts of Nancy Silverton, Roy Choi and Suzanne Goin, and hip downtown hotels. Despite those refined offerings, Mary Lennon and Leah Yari found the city lacked in ...
This Nontoxic Nail Salon Founder Is Fighting For Nail Artists To Get Some Respect
Hairstylists command a ton of respect, and Amy Ling Lin doesn’t understand why nail artists aren’t held in the same regard. At her nontoxic nail studio Sundays, she’s challenging the customer-manicurist relationship status quo to afford her employees the standing she believes they deserve. “I know nails are a very ...
Personal Care Consumers Go On Armpit Detoxes In Droves
From a young age, 34-year-old Zabana Essentials founder Shanell Edwards battled a finicky digestive system. To keep things running smoothly on the inside, she decided to eliminate gluten, and began ingesting activated charcoal and apple cider vinegar. The remedies worked so well for Edward’s digestive tract that she wondered if they ...
Valerie Grandury Found Skincare Success In the Aftermath Of Breast Cancer
The big C threw Odacité founder Valerie Grandury a curveball at age 45. She never imagined breast cancer would affect her. She had no family history of the disease. She had none of the typical risk factors. The diagnosis 13 years ago put into stark relief for Grandury the fact that life doesn’t ...