This Indie Barbershop And Spa Concept Is Behind The Products Used To Zhoozh The Makeover Subjects On Queer Eye

In the reboot of Queer Eye, groomer Jonathan Van Ness commands beard oil, pomade and moisturizer to transform the Netflix show’s downtrodden subjects into better — and better-looking — versions of themselves. The barbershop and spa concept Grooming...

What Happened When Small-Batch Nail Polish Brand Veque Went Big Time With J.Crew

Shortly before Thanksgiving last year, Audrey Siu received an email from J. Crew during a lunch with friends. The apparel retailer was considering bringing in her nail polish brand Veque, which had barely been on the market...

The Doctor Behind RMD DNA Renewal Is Encouraging Beauty Shoppers To Take Their Vitamins

Beverly Hills dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon Ronald Moy prescribes a skin-bettering regimen that includes supplements now available at Barneys New York. After a 2015 New England Journal Of Medicine article revealed niacinamide or vitamin B3 reduced the...

Brow Power: SurvivorEyes Sets Its Sights On Winning Over Retailers, Giving Back And Becoming Profitable

Lisa Brambilla-Doble is a silver linings sort of entrepreneur. She developed BioUrn, a biodegradable encasement for the ashes of cremated dogs and cats, after losing her job in the pet insurance industry. Brambilla-Doble’s next business,...

Hand & Land Takes A Hands-On Approach To Retailing Green Beauty In A Kansas City Suburb

In cities and towns across the country, small green beauty retail gems are popping up. Hand & Land is one such gem. Opened by thirtysomething cousins Jessica Moler and Nicole Lobdell in 2015, the Leawood, Kan., store...