Do Self-Care And Convenience Stores Go Together? At Foxtrot, Which Is Launching Two Self-Care Brands, They Do.

As it remakes the convenience store with craft branded goods and private-label products cool enough to share on social media, Foxtrot is inviting its shoppers to slow down with two new private-label self-care lines: Best Bubs and...

ByGeorge’s In-House Beauty Expert Erin Lee Smith Is Behind Austin Shoppers’ Most Covetable Beauty Stashes

Before the massive migration to Austin that preceded the pandemic and accelerated during it, ByGeorge outfitted the city’s stylish residents in investment pieces from the best designer brands around the world, including Dries Van Noten, Jil...

What The Alchemist’s Kitchen Is Cooking Up In Its Kitchen (Hint: It Could Be Mind-Altering)

New York City beauty and wellness apothecary-cum-elixir bar-cum-event space The Alchemist’s Kitchen was created to connect people to the power of plants. Opened in 2016, it’s a verdant oasis in the...

At Subscription Box Company Boxwalla, Co-Founder Lavanya Krishnan Doesn’t Shy Away From Nuance

In a satirical Instagram post from October, the subscription box company Boxwalla poked fun at clean beauty no-no lists by joking that it bans “one hundred billion ingredients.” The caption on the post read, “We are...

This New Beauty Subscription Box Company Is All About Normalizing Acne

When 26-year-old Nia Lee was hit with acne at 18 years old, she over-exfoliated to such an extent that she damaged her skin barrier. She says, “I wish I had known that pimples are fine, oily skin is...

The Beauty Brands, Products And Trends Thriving At Thrive Market

Thrive Market is billed as Whole Foods meets Costco online, but that’s not a completely apt description in some respects. The digital market tries hard to banish the “whole paycheck” notion from natural and organic grocery shopping by...