23 Bold Indie Beauty Predictions For 2023

Since the pandemic began, economic forecasts have been as shaky as the economy. So, predictions that the United States will plunge into a recession in the next year should be viewed with skepticism. Still, no one in...

Digital Beauty Consultation Startups Take Professional Product Guidance Beyond Spas, Salons And Stores

It’s not easy to find the right beauty product. That’s a major reason why assistance from retail staff and in-store purchases have been so important in the beauty industry. To this day, around two-thirds of prestige beauty and...

The Uneven Evolution Of Beauty Accelerator Programs

With a biopharmaceutical and not beauty industry background, AbsoluteJOI founder Anne Beal figured she only knew 10% of what she needed to know to operate a successful beauty business when she launched her skincare brand in...

Brands Disrupt The Dandruff Category As OTC Products Continue To Proliferate

In the campaign for its new Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, Procter & Gamble-owned haircare brand Ouai calls upon consumers to “do more than drugstore,” a phrase that underscores the opening it detects to move consumers up the beauty industry...

A Dozen Sexual Wellness And Intimate Care Product Launches To Keep You Soothed, Sweet And Satisfied

Sexual wellness brands are very busy helping people get busy—and do much more than that. From pleasure products to period care and everything in between, they’re pumping out innovative and beautifully crafted products. We’ve...

Is Biotechnology The Answer To Beauty’s Sustainability Problem?

When the clean beauty movement began to gain traction in the 2010s, it would’ve been unimaginable for brands in it to tout anything engineered in a lab. “Chemicals” were the clean beauty bogeyman, and most clean beauty brands...