At Savor Beauty, Women Don’t Have To Lavish Time On Self-Care To Lavish Their Skin With Good Ingredients
In an era in which no one has time for anything, Angela Jia Kim, founder of product line and Manhattan spa Savor Beauty, endeavors to make effective natural skincare as time-efficient as possible. Her natural, Korean-inspired treatments and products are designed to pack a punch in a New York minute. Atop her business, ...
“The Most Powerful Word In The Retail Lexicon Is New”: Hello Products’ Craig Dubitsky Discusses Breaking Through The Sameness On Shelves
Craig Dubitsky is a one-man CPG incubator. His entrepreneurial and investor gift is to make routine stuff less so. Whether it’s laundry detergent at Method, lip balm at EOS or mouthwash at Hello Products, Dubitsky has had a role in many of the items enlivening stores and consumer habits today. That role takes ...
BFFs Jessica Frandson And Jill King Are Breathing New Life Into Aromatherapy With Well-Oiled Luxury Brand Campo
Jessica Frandson and Jill King, friends since teenagehood, didn’t realize they shared a love of aromatherapy until Frandson was visiting King a few years ago. “Jill saw the perfume bottle I had brought with me, said she had the same one, and she showed me her apothecary, which was this whole treasure trove of ...
Lip Venom Inventor Cristina Bartolucci Channels Her Quirky Product Genius Into Building Peek With Merchandise That Couldn’t Come From Anyone Else
Cristina Bartolucci is best known for Lip Venom, the plumping product she invented while helming DuWop Cosmetics with former partner Laura LaRocca, but she’s no one-hit product wonder. Previously chief creative officer of NYX Cosmetics, Bartolucci developed a highlight and contour duo for the brand that’s been a strong seller and, today, conceives of ...
Founder Story: Cindy Luken Of Lük Beautifood
Lük Beautifood founder Cindy Luken has a mantra for our times: “What goes on, goes in.” It’s her elevator pitch honed to a cooking knife’s edge and encapsulates the brand’s chief selling point. Lük Beautifood’s food-based lipsticks not only promise toxin-free high performance, they’re composed ...
22-Year-Old Pacifica, The Natural Brand With Crystal-Infused Scents And Coconut Probiotic Sunscreen, Is Cooler Than It’s Ever Been
When Brook Harvey-Taylor started Pacifica in 1996, many of its current consumers weren’t born yet. The brand has managed to shift distribution from prestige to mass and expand into several categories – it’s gone from fragrance to body care, skincare, sun protection and more – while staying relevant to new generations. “I went ...