The Latest IBE Anthology Preserves The Biggest Indie Beauty Expo Yet For Posterity

The New York edition of Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) in August was a watershed moment for two-year-old Indie Beauty Media Group (IBMG), IBE’s producer. It was the company’s biggest trade show ever, attracting 227 brands from more than 20...

Rachel Roberts Challenges Natural Beauty Brands To Take Marketing To The Next Level

For natural beauty brands, the past was far easier than the future will be. Stores are swamped with eco-friendly personal care options, and customers have plenty to choose from if they’re switching away from conventional beauty products. Rachel...

DedCool Is Really That Cool (So Says Riley Rose And Neiman Marcus)

Most people have mementoes from their teenage years they recall with a mixture of nostalgia and embarrassment. For Carina Chazanas, that memento is her first fragrance business. “When I was 16, I did a brand called Carina Chaz....

This Recovering Alcoholic Is Motivated By Her Personal Struggles To Build A Big Beauty Brand

Some people have success handed to them, and others have to snatch success for themselves. From Molly With Love founder Molly Beane is a prime example of the latter. She overcame disadvantages in her youth and personal demons...

Want The Right Beauty Product For You? MIME Can Help Using Selfies

MIME Inc. could relegate swatching to the beauty history books. The developer of Flawless, an app matching beauty merchandise to colors in photographs, is releasing a skin analysis tool that examines selfies to recommend products...