Influencer Reagan Hart Brings A Circular System To Sheet Masks With New Brand Low Beauty

To Reagan Hart, low impact doesn’t mean low performance. The clean beauty and lifestyle influencer has launched the brand Low Beauty with the idea of developing effective products that don’t leave a lasting imprint on the earth....

Alternatives To Virgin Plastic Are Far From Perfect. Here’s What You Need To Know About Them.

Here’s a controversial take given the beauty industry rat race to reduce environmental impacts: Plastic is an unbeatable packaging material for certain products. Of course, the downside is that plastic packaging produces billions of units of waste each...

VC-Backed Upgrade Reimagines The Hair Experience For Women Of Color At New Houston Flagship

Customized wig and hair product platform Upgrade has entered the physical retail landscape with the opening of a flagship location in Houston. Founder and Houston native Britney Winters intends...

The Questions You Really Need To Ask To Achieve More Sustainable Packaging

On a whim one morning earlier this month, I wrote a LinkedIn post sharing core questions brands interested in developing less eco-harmful packaging should be asking themselves and their suppliers. I invited others to chime in with questions...

How Can Luxury Beauty Be Relevant To Today’s Consumers?

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 19 retail, branding, design, product development and marketing experts the following: Despite prestige beauty rebounding this year, there’s been a strong focus on...