New Skincare Brand Loops Turns Face Masks Into Cool Fashion Accessories

New consumer packaged goods brand incubator Syllable’s slogan, “Syllables make words. Names make products,” is indicative of its proposition that so much more than stuff goes into the stuff people purchase. In partnership with content production house...

This New DTC Beauty Brand Is Bridging Anti-Aging And Sun Protection For Prevention-Minded Millennials

Hundreds of thousands of millennials have turned to fillers and Botox to foil facial volume loss and fine lines. In 2017, Tai Adaya, then 27 years old, was one of them. “I have always been really concerned...

The Insider’s Guide To Engaging Retail Buyers At Trade Shows

For brands at the Indie Beauty Expo, first impressions matter. From the visual allure of their exhibition spaces and the arrangement of products on display to the confidence of their retail pitches and knowledge of...

Cosmetic Chemist Ginger King Pays Homage To Renowned Business Figures With New Brand FanLoveBeauty

During a FUBU event last March at Century21 in New York, cosmetic chemist Ginger King, a superfan of the clothing label’s founder Daymond John from “Shark Tank,” spotted John applying lip balm. She took the opportunity to tell...

Why Public Goods Is Winning Where Brandless Failed

When Brandless launched in July 2017 with $50 million in funding, it was uncannily reminiscent of Public Goods, a much leaner reimagining of the brand Morgans that started a year earlier centered on a cut-out-the-middleman direct-to-consumer approach...