The Makings Of A Unicorn: How Anastasia Soare Built Anastasia Beverly Hills Into A Brand Worth More Than $3B
Anastasia Soare didn’t inherit the title of eyebrow queen. She earned it by sticking to her belief in the importance of the brow category when it barely existed in the beauty industry, outworking everybody else, staying ahead of the social media curve and generating rather than following beauty merchandise trends. The Romanian-born founder and ...
Sheet Mask Pioneer Karuna Is Confronting Sheet Mask Saturation By Diversifying Its Skincare Offerings
Kardashians aside, the nature of a trend is to taper off. Sheet mask authority Karuna broke into the beauty market almost a decade ago before the gauzy sheaths were staples of skincare selections at American stores, surged when they became incredibly popular and is now sorting through their saturation. Sheet mask sales continue to ...
Erbaviva, The Baby And Mama Brand For Discerning Parents, Is Powered By Organic Products And Organic Growth
In 1996, when Jessica Alba was playing a teenager with a special connection to a dolphin in the television series “Flipper,” Erbaviva was born to set a high bar for baby personal care. Since then, it’s weathered the rise of Honest Co. and many other competitors to remain at the apex of its ...
Founder Story: Kollette Stith And Sue Mandini Take Skincare Beyond Clean With Pure Mana Hawaii
Kollette Stith and Sue Mandini, co-founders of Pure Mana Hawaii, are nuts about nuts—specifically, the macadamia nut. Their organic skincare line of botanical blends is powered by macadamia oil, which is rich in antioxidants. Though a duo, Mandini and Stith are a ...
The Exit Interview: Outgoing CEO Joël Palix Takes Stock Of His Five-Year Tenure At Feelunique
When Joël Palix was appointed CEO of Feelunique five years ago, he was tasked with putting the beauty e-tailer on a path to vigorous growth. It’s marched down that path. Since Palix, former president of Clarins Fragrance Group, assumed his post, Feelunique’s revenues have multiplied threefold and are on pace to surpass 100 ...
How Sales Of Sand & Sky’s Australian Pink Clay Mask Soared
Australia is a hotbed for a certain sort of design-forward, clean beauty brand that seems to be ubiquitous yet still retains cult status. Think Aesop, The Beauty Chef and Frank Body. One of the more recent Down Under companies of this ilk storming the beauty segment is pink clay specialist Sand & ...