Indie Beauty Snapshot: A Dozen Trends Bubbling Up In The Third Quarter Of 2021

The great resignation isn’t just a rejection of modern work. It’s a rejection of work culture, which, in the United States, where people work more than in any other industrialized nation, is basically culture. It’s a...

The Lowdown On Beauty Product Certification

For brands, the process of becoming certified by third-party organizations can be tedious. There’s a big group of possible certifications to explore, and a web of domestic and international suppliers to get in order to meet their requirements....

How To Put Together The Best Possible Beauty Product Bundle For The Holiday Season—And Beyond

The rush of the holiday season is almost upon us. For most beauty brands, product bundles will be a vital sales driver and customer acquisition tool during it. Even outside of peak gift-giving periods, they serve as vehicles...

Indie Beauty Snapshot: 14 Trends From The First Half Of 2021

We’re living in precarious in-between times. As exuberance took hold in the United States and we at Beauty Independent began including in our copy that the pandemic appeared to be “subsiding” or “ebbing,” the Delta variant was charging...

The Surge In Sexual Wellness Consumer Goods And Where The Industry Is Heading

In the 1960s, the sexual revolution countered long-held ideas that sex should be confined to marriage, homosexuality was deviant, masturbation was immoral, contraception shouldn’t be used and abortion should be forbidden. Propelled by millennials and members of gen...

Beauty On Amazon Part 5: What Does The Future Hold For Amazon?

Over the past year, Beauty Independent’s Beauty On Amazon five-part series has examined Amazon’s place in the beauty industry—where it stands now, where the platform has ambitions of going and how the industry has evolved its...