Violet Botanical Skincare Harkens Back To Ancient Times To Ready Products For The Present And Future

Robbin Turner is queen of the beauty industry. Well, that might not be quite true (yet), but the founder of Violet Botanical Skincare has brushed up on her knowledge of the period of Egyptian pharaohs and queens to...

Ranavat Botanics Founder Michelle Ranavat On The (Mostly) Ups And Downs Of Distribution Growth

Michelle Ranavat, founder of Ranavat Botanics, is a logistics whiz. A massive snowstorm is no match for her skills at maneuvering prized Manuka honey from remote regions of New Zealand to the U.S. to put in her...

Karma Bliss Is In Its Element At Nordstrom’s New Wellness Outposts

The wellness wave has carried Karma Bliss into Nordstrom. The brand founded by media personality Devi Brown and centered on healing crystals has entered a beauty selection at the retailer that’s widened to include pillowcases, diffusers, supplements, matcha...

Trend-Averse Spot Spa Spotted The Green Beauty Trend Long Before It Was One

Seventeen years ago, Nell Rueckl plunked holistic wellness destination Spot Spa down in Minneapolis as natural offerings were only beginning to bubble to the surface of the beauty industry. Much has changed since that time, but Rueckl hasn’t. She...

10 Standout Trends From Indie Beauty Expo’s 2018 Los Angeles Edition

If the existence of Beauty Independent wasn’t sufficient to confirm indie beauty isn’t merely a trend, the strength of Indie Beauty Expo’s third visit to Los Angeles provides excess proof. The number of brands at...