Third-World Problems: As Beauty Ingredients From Africa Gain In Popularity, The Spotlight Turns To Ethical Sourcing Abroad
The latest ‘it’ ingredients in clean beauty might be dirtier than you think. Renowned for their benefits for skin and hair, moringa, marula and shea butter have infiltrated the beauty segment. Although they’re wildly popular, their paths from sources to shelves are often shrouded in mystery and, along the way, farmers in developing countries ...
Worker B Generates Buzz With Mall Of America Store
Worker B has a new home for its hive of products. After opening a 600-square-foot store a year ago in the Mall of America, the Minneapolis-based bee-focused brand has settled into a 1,000-square-foot space in the nation’s largest shopping center. The store provides Worker B with an unparalleled stage to present ...
Self-Tanning Brand CleanTan Gives A Whole New Meaning To Tea Time
Tina Rowhanian loves the sun-kissed look. “I’m just a beach bum, I really am. I was born and raised in Hermosa Beach. Obviously, I was all about bikinis and tans. Now, I live in Boise, so I’m a lake bum,” laughs a jovial Rowhanian, owner of Naked Skin Esthetics & Tan ...
This Doc Prescribes Indulgent Soaps, Scrubs And Soaks That Are Good For You And The Planet
Sarah Villafranco doesn’t only play a physician in blog posts. The Osmia Organics founder is a real-life ER doc who took an unusual turn into soap making and wound up creating a natural beauty brand stocked by Credo, The Detox Market, Aillea, Follain, Take Care and Anthropologie. Osmia has expanded ...
Sentrel Natural Beauty Is Austin’s Newest Center For High-Performance Clean Beauty Products
Sarah Bensley has gone from hairstylist James Bryant’s assistant to his partner in Austin’s new beauty destination Sentrel Natural Beauty. A year ago, Bensley and Bryant hatched the concept of a boutique-cum-salon showcasing clean hair and skin brands chosen by trained beauty professionals with a focus on effectiveness. Today, their 1,200-square-foot space guides shoppers ...