Nicole Rechelbacher Keeps Intelligent Nutrients At The Forefront Of Environmental Stewardship

Nicole Rechelbacher has an impressive legacy to live up to. Her father Horst Rechelbacher established Aveda in 1978 and the idea that natural products have a place in professional haircare. Before selling Aveda to Estée Lauder nearly two decades...

Southern California Indie Beauty Businesses Scramble To Save Products Amid Wildfires

Beauty companies headquartered in Southern California, an area dense with indie beauty brands and retailers, are confronting the consequences of ongoing wildfires and preparing their businesses for future natural disasters. Flames have scorched at least 200,000 acres over...

Bellami’s Scott Friedman On How To Hire The Right CEO

Scott Friedman is a favorite executive of beauty entrepreneurs. Along with founder Toni Ko, he guided the mass-market makeup authority NYX Cosmetics to a $500 million deal with L’Oréal in 2014. Seven years earlier, he...

The Spirit Of Holiday Markets: Customer Relationships, Ethical Standards And Sales

‘Tis the season for holiday markets and pop-up events galore. Whether its OM For The Holidays in Cleveland, Unique L.A., SF Made and Women X Made in San Francisco or Lightfoot Market and Union Square Holiday Market in...

Kalumi’s Marine Collagen Beauty Bars Are Kicking Into High Gear At Retail

Kalumi’s protein bars are packing a powerful retail punch. After the beauty food brand launched in January, Free People picked it up in March and sold out of some 500 bars within a month. Goop...