Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Sound The Alarm On Scams

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 13 brand founders and executives: What scams have you faced via e-mail or otherwise, and how did you address them?

Baking Soda-Free Natural Deodorant Brand Honestly Phresh Adds Distribution In Whole Foods And Target

The trajectory of an indie personal care brand isn’t always a straight line. Leading the charge for baking soda-free deodorant, Honestly Phresh is currently rolling out across Whole Foods’ retail network and entering Target early next year....

Anthology Of Independent Beauty Celebrates Five Years Of IBE And Reveals Retail Buyers’ Favorite Brands

Indie Beauty Media Group has released its most recent Anthology Of Independent Beauty covering August’s Indie Beauty Expo New York, BeautyX Capital Summit 2019, and the first-ever Uplink Live and Week Of Independent Beauty.

This Curly Haircare Brand Is Making $1M A Month—And It’s Just Getting Started

Four years ago, Sahar Saidi was at a professional crossroads. She’d received two business degrees, but her untraditional resume before then in sales, marketing and business development consulting after dropping out of college wasn’t valued by by-the-book hiring...

Four Leading Beauty Entrepreneurs On Raising Money, Expanding Into Mass And Leaving Full-Time Jobs For Their Brands

In the increasingly crowded world of indie beauty brands, making headway is harder than ever, especially with major indicators tracking a slowdown in beauty sales. Compounding that, there’s chatter about a looming recession. Those factors don’t...