New Baby-Care Brand Bubbsi Is So Cute Kids Can’t Resist It (And Neither Can Parents)

Have you cuddled your body cream? If the answer is no, perhaps you haven’t tried Bubbsi. The baby-care brand founded by Sweta Doshi, a mother of two who previously launched multimillion-dollar fragrance and body-care franchises as group...

The Exit Interview: Outgoing CEO Joël Palix Takes Stock Of His Five-Year Tenure At Feelunique

When Joël Palix was appointed CEO of Feelunique five years ago, he was tasked with putting the beauty e-tailer on a path to vigorous growth. It’s marched down that path. Since Palix, former president of Clarins Fragrance...

Minding The Books: Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share How They Make Sense Of Dollars And Cents

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 founders and executives: Are financial documents scary as hell or second nature for you?

What’s Behind The Shrinking Field Sales Teams At Beauty Brands And Retailers?

The beauty industry is abuzz over postings on the anonymous Instagram account Estée Laundry chronicling field sales team reductions and eliminations at beauty brands and stores. Deposed employees spilling tea are from Sephora, Ouai and Estée Lauder,...

IBE And Neiman Marcus Celebrate Their Ongoing Partnership With Indie Beauty Brand Founder-Filled Event In Newport Beach

Indie Beauty Expo and Neiman Marcus have teamed up once again to refresh the luxury retailer’s collection of independent beauty and wellness brands. To celebrate their partnership, the companies hosted a two-day ShopTheExpo customer event last Friday...