Sex (Oil) Sells: An Unsalacious Story Of The Products And Passion Driving Province Apothecary
Julie Clark is a maker in the truest sense of the word. She’s compelled to make stuff. That longing led her first to costume design and wardrobe styling in New York, where hostile workplaces distressed her, and then fortuitously to aromatherapy and aesthetics back in her native Canada. “Once I ...
Take Note Clarisonic: Dermaflash Wants To Land The Next Big Beauty Device Deal
Despite a blazing market for beauty devices expected to notch an average annual compound growth rate topping 18% over the next few years, acquisitions of beauty device companies have been rare. L’Oreal picked up cleansing leader Clarisonic in 2011, and nothing has come close to the ...
Ayres Beauty: An Experienced Beauty Exec Faces Entrepreneurial Challenges
Buenos Aires native Alejandro Rasic was no beauty industry amateur when he launched Argentina-inspired Ayres Beauty five years ago. After graduating from college in the U.S., he spent nearly two decades at Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, where he ...
Body Positive: Palermo Body Rides Retail Into The Black
It pays to be liked and, right now, stores really like Palermo Body. The brand’s slamming social media, sophisticated stripped-down packaging and purposeful natural formulations compelled Anthropologie, Goop and Neiman Marcus to seek it out without founder Jessica Morelli sending samples in advance. But Morelli’s very ...
Vagina Dialogue With The Honey Pot Company’s Founder
“The vagina is the next big thing,” exclaims The Honey Pot Company founder Beatrice Feliu Espada, and she has the PO’s to prove it. Already entrenched in Whole Foods’ Southeast stores, Honey Pot entered Target in April with its feminine washes and personal wipes. The brand is among ...