Indie Beauty Brand Founders Offer Tips For Networking As An Introvert
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask brand 23 founders and executives: What techniques do you use to network as an introvert?
Fast-Growing Brand Altr London Shows Men’s Makeup Is Gaining Ground
For many girls, the decision to use makeup is almost an unconscious one. They reach a certain age and generally start itching to slather on lip gloss and eyeshadow, usually because they’ve seen their mothers or celebrities they admire sporting them. For Alex Doyle, the trajectory wasn’t as reflexive. Skin issues that hit when ...
The Female Company Turns Buying Organic Tampons Into A Political Statement In Support Of Women
“The Tampon Book” is a declaration of independence from German tampon-tax tyranny. Produced by The Female Company founders Sinja Stadelmaier and Ann-Sophie Claus, the book and the company behind it is intent on eliminating lingering shame around menstruation while addressing the inequality of value added taxes (VAT) amounting to 19% on tampons. ...
Plastic Pollution Is A Huge Problem, But Awake Organics Shows A Small Brand Can Do Something About It
Global environmental destruction is too big a problem for indie beauty brands to tackle on their own, but Awake Organics founder Melissa Kimbell doesn’t believe that’s an excuse for inaction. The British natural beauty brand has launched a zero-waste program called Zero Waste 500 Club to enable customers to lessen their environmental impacts ...
The Battle For Indie Beauty Is On: Ulta Beauty And Sephora Intensify Their Focuses On Up-And-Comers With New Displays
Ulta Beauty and Sephora are going head-to-head in the race to be the go-to destination for the formidable beauty brands of tomorrow. Shortly after Sephora premiered The Next Big Thing displays containing rising makeup brands in June, Ulta over the weekend revealed the new concept Sparked at Ulta Beauty dedicated to up-and-comers ...