Why L’Oréal Alums And WYOS Founders Jamie Glassman and Wendy Charland Believe Self-Care Is Evolving Into Community Care

In 2021, The New York Times columnist Tara Parker-Pope wrote that the most important lesson of pandemic life was, “Self-care isn’t selfish.” She explained, “During Covid-19, we’ve learned that we are all connected, and that...

Co-Founder And Cosmetic Chemist Joyce De Lemos Takes Us Inside Dieux’s Product Development Process

While Charlotte Palermino and Marta Mae are the more forward-facing of the trio of founders at Dieux, cosmetic chemist Joyce de Lemos is the one cooking up the products that give the cool-girl skincare brand its credibility. De...

The Craftory’s Ernesto Schmitt On What It Takes To Be A Great Beauty Brand In 2023

Ernesto Schmitt, co-founder of The Craftory, a $600 million impact investment company, believes the beauty industry is at a true tipping point pushing it toward substance over style. “I personally have looked at 3,000 beauty...

Success Or Sellout?: What Black Beauty Brand Founders Make Of P&G’s Acquisition Of Mielle Organics

On Jan. 11, Procter & Gamble announced it will acquire textured haircare brand Mielle Organics. The deal was met with mixed reactions online. Some people were elated that husband-and-wife founders Monique and Melvin Rodriguez achieved a lucrative...

Sexual Health And Wellness Companies Continue To Face Digital Advertising Challenges

Despite Meta changing its advertising rules last year to make it easier for sexual health and wellness companies to promote themselves on its social media networks, these companies continue to encounter hurdles as they try to...