A Dozen Indie Beauty Trends Our Editors Spotted At IBE LA 2020

Indie Beauty Expo is truly ground zero for beauty trends. Take CBD. At the trade show’s Los Angeles edition in 2017, a single CBD brand—Code of Harmony, then called Crave Skincare—constituted...

Tesco Veteran John Burry Named President Of Millennial-Focused CPG Brand Incubator Brandable

Gen Xer John Burry has entered the scene at Brandable, the hotbed of millennial-centered consumer packaged goods brands such as feminine health products player Queen V and hair-strengthening specialist Grow Girl. The retail and investment veteran has...

Actress Tia Mowry Is Getting Into The Supplement Business With New Brand Anser

Like many of us, actress Tia Mowry’s parents told her to take her vitamins when she was a kid. As she got older, though, vitamins became less of a priority. “When I went into high school and throughout...

Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share How They’ve Overcome Ingredient Issues

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we asked 14 brand founders and executives: What issues have you encountered with the ingredients you use, and how did you resolve them?

Makeup Artist Brit Cochran Uses Her Discerning Eye To Cultivate New E-Tailer Launch Party’s Prestige Indie Beauty Selection

Brit Cochran isn’t a fan of beauty retail chains. “I find the big stores to be dirty, and I think they’re overwhelming. They don’t have a strong aesthetic vision,” says the makeup artist. “I wanted a place that...