Words To Work By: Founders Share Their Favorite Mottos
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 16 founders and executives: Do you have a favorite business motto or quote?
The Good Face Project Grades Product Safety And Suggests Alternatives To Products With Low Grades
Rating beauty products for their safety is great, but rating them and finding replacements for products that rate low is even better. That’s the aim of The Good Face Project, a startup kicking off May 15 with a Face Detox program that augments available tools for evaluating the toxicity of skincare products with a ...
Fox Naturals Finds A Retail Home In Grand Rapids
After a decade of working at stores such as Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, PacSun and Banana Republic, Fox Naturals founder Patrick Stoffel has opened one of his own. The 27-year-old’s beauty brand has taken root in 1,600 square feet on Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids, Mich., split evenly between retail and ...
Bond En Avant’s Amy Chang Proves Beauty And Brains Are A Good Pair For Content
Amy Chang of Bond en Avant is a thinking person’s beauty influencer. Formerly in public relations for L’Oréal-owned Shu Uemura, she flipped the script two years ago to be on the receiving end of the pitches. “I decided to create a beauty blog dedicated to what I wanted to read – in-depth articles on ...
Why A Growing Number Of Skincare Brands Questions Skin Types
Dermatologist Harold Lancer’s practice has reached 35,000 patients and, amazingly, almost all of them report to have a single skin type: sensitive. He isn’t convinced by their self-identification. “I spend much of my time consulting them to try to get away from labeling,” says Lancer. “If someone has been given a label, then ...