Vow Beauty Delivers Serious Skincare That Doesn’t Take Itself Too Seriously
Tangie Griffin proves serious skincare doesn’t require an AARP card. The 36-year-old sought out advanced remedies long before marionette lines and crow’s feet typically set in, and even formulated her own under the brand Vow Beauty. “In my late 20s and early 30s, I started to visit ...
Will Fragrance Be The First Non-Gendered Beauty Category?
Before she could purchase perfumes herself, Wendi Berger would nick her father’s Eau Sauvage from Christian Dior, a fresh citrus men’s cologne deepened by a woody vetiver base. “I wasn’t attracted to super floral girly scents,” she remembers. “I was attracted to scents that spoke to my mood.” When Berger ...
Clove + Hallow Aims To Be The MAC Cosmetics Of Clean Beauty
Watch your back, MAC Cosmetics. Clove + Hallow is coming for you. Atlanta makeup artist Sarah Biggers and her clients are huge fans of MAC’s intense pigments, diverse shade assortments, unapologetic artistry and not-so-exorbitant prices. Following a health scare, Biggers reexamined her beauty arsenal and discovered it lacked a natural brand ...
Juggling Act: Founders Discuss The Challenges Of Heading Brands While Working Elsewhere
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask nine founders: How do you balance running a beauty brand with your day job?  
Body Positive: Palermo Body Rides Retail Into The Black
It pays to be liked and, right now, stores really like Palermo Body. The brand’s slamming social media, sophisticated stripped-down packaging and purposeful natural formulations compelled Anthropologie, Goop and Neiman Marcus to seek it out without founder Jessica Morelli sending samples in advance. But Morelli’s very ...