Up, Up And Away: Publisher Nader Naeymi-Rad Charts Beauty Independent’s Expansion
One year on and Beauty Independent keeps gaining altitude, and Nader Naeymi-Rad couldn’t be more pleased. Naeymi-Rad is co-founder (along with Jillian Wright) of the Indie Beauty Media Group, Beauty Independent’s parent company, and he also serves as Beauty Independent’s publisher and principal architect.  So we sat down ...
Black Chicken Remedies, Born In A Fowl-Embellished Bowl In Australia, Spreads Across The Globe
Black Chicken Remedies today has a sweeping assortment of 64 products spanning diffusers, dry shampoo, night serums, nasal inhalants and scalp treatments, but it started much smaller 18 years ago with founder Chey Birch mixing skin-healing tonics for herself and her friends. The tonics soothed Birch’s inflamed skin, impressed her friends, and Black Chicken Remedies ...
Beekeeping Mother Of Three Kate Solomon Is Growing Babo Botanicals At Whole Foods, Amazon And Elsewhere
The idea for Babo Botanicals germinated while founder Kate Solomon was pregnant with her first of three children, not coincidentally a life change leading many women to reevaluate their personal care purchasing choices. Now eight years old, the brand aimed at mothers like Solomon has established itself at natural retailers across the country, ...
Beauty Independent Editor-In-Chief Rachel Brown Reflects On First-Year Accomplishments And Anticipates Changes Ahead
The upcoming one-year anniversary of Beauty Independent, which was launched on Aug. 21, 2017, is a cause for celebration. In the last twelve months, the publication has filled a void in the beauty market and surfed the surging crest of the independent beauty wave. More than a news platform, Beauty Independent has ...
What Connects Kimonos, Spray Paint And Crystals? Former Victoria’s Secret Exec Ashli Stockton’s Growing Lifestyle Brand Sunday Forever
Ashli Stockton wholeheartedly believes in the power of crystals, a mainstay of her lifestyle-meets-beauty brand Sunday Forever, but somehow doesn’t come off the least bit woo woo. She’ll offer you a choice between an Egg McMuffin and a Sakara health bar in the same breath, with equal enthusiasm. And she’ll tell you with ...
With Restorsea And Restorsea Pro, Patti Pao Offers Clean Skincare Backed By Science
Like the salmon on which her products’ proprietary ingredients are based, Restorsea founder Patti Pao has had an upstream swim to get her patented, nontoxic skincare lines to market. A Harvard Business School grad and beauty industry veteran, it was not until a chance hike in the picturesque fjords of Norway that she was ...