How Beauty Brands Handle International Shipping And Customer Service

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 24 brand founders and executives: How do you find the best international shipping rates and dependable delivery worldwide, and handle customer service...

From SPACS To E-Commerce, Where Beauty Consumer And Investor Money Will Flow This Year

As vaccines roll out globally, the shape of the pandemic is changing. However, the effects of the great health calamity will be long-lasting for many sectors, including beauty. The online shopping revolution and shock to brand loyalty it...

Orcé’s Yu-Chen Shih On What It’s Like To Be Asian In America And Lead A Brand Focused On Asian Complexions

“An older white man in a pickup truck was speeding towards me, and I realized he had no intention of slowing down. I leapt to the sidewalk, seconds away from being hit. He rolled down the window and...

With New Brand Un_did, A Beauty Industry Veteran Aims To Subvert Industry Norms

After a decade in sales and marketing for big beauty brands, Romi Dasani was burnt out. He says, “I was like, ‘You know what? I feel like I’m getting stuck in a rut.’” To escape the rut, he...

Why Amazon Is The Next Big Breeding Ground For Beauty M&A

On Wednesday, Unybrands, an outfit billing itself as a serial acquirer of Fulfillment By Amazon, e-commerce and direct-to-consumer stores, announced a $25 million round of funding involving investors the likes of Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Public Goods...