Vanity Planet’s Alex Dastmalchi Has Gone From Being Smuggled Out Of Iran To Selling Over Two Million Skincare Devices
The status quo in the beauty industry isn’t eternal. At one point, Clarisonic was the king of skincare devices, but upstarts like Vanity Planet have challenged its reign. Powered by influencers such as Bretman Rock, Nikkie de Jager and Nicole Guerriero spreading the word about the brand’s products, Vanity Planet has accumulated 156,000 ...
Skyn Iceland Overcame A Recession And Sephora Exit To Reach $20M In Retail Sales And Counting
Sarah Kugelman has a knack for spotting beauty trends before they emerge. When she created the website Gloss.com in 1999, Amazon had barely budged beyond books. Far in advance of self-care being a ubiquitous buzzword, she foresaw that the relationship between skincare and stress would be integral to the beauty industry. She even named ...
LOLI Beauty’s Tina Hedges On The Surprising Results Of A Product Recall, Consumers’ Soaring Interest In Sustainability And Confronting Ageism
A zero-waste beauty brand requires much more than zero effort to create. Tina Hedges investigated countless varieties of plastic, aluminum, paper and glass packaging before choosing her zero-waste beauty brand LOLI Beauty’s food-grade glass yogurt jars, and certified compostable labels, boxes and bags. It scrupulously sourced the organic ingredients it put in its ...
Evereden Has A Long-Term Vision To Be The Standard-Bearer For Family Skincare
When people have children, they generally aren’t focused on the preponderance of their children’s lives that will filled by adulthood. The same goes for brand founders. They often focus on the launch stage to the detriment of their businesses’ maturation. Mom and baby skincare brand Evereden isn’t making that mistake. From the outset, ...
The Jamie Oliver Of Beauty: How The Glow Creator Anita Bechloch Made Natural Skincare Accessible And Appealing
With the publication of “The Glow” in 2015, a German-language do-it-yourself cosmetics recipe book modeled on the simplicity of chef Jamie Oliver’s approach to food, beauty maven Anita Bechloch launched an omnichannel brand that reinvented natural cosmetics by making it accessible. Now, the mother of two is about to publish her third guide, has ...
The Anti-Influencer: Thingtesting’s Jenny Gyllander Refuses To Take Sponsorships For Her Product Reviews
Jenny Gyllander started Thingtesting last year with one intention in mind: to provide objective reviews of new products. “My main goal is to add transparency and honesty to this new world of brands and shopping today,” she says. Fitting her venture capitalist background, she weaves business information about the companies behind the products ...