Sephora Updates Its Clean Beauty Program To Incorporate Sustainability And Add Restricted Ingredients

The beauty industry has been great at creating stuff. Now, it’s starting to come to terms with all of it. To address the environmental consequences of beauty merchandise, Sephora is ramping up its sustainability efforts by launching...

Entrepreneur And Humanitarian Kate Roberts Launches Sexual Wellness Marketplace And Educational Platform The Body Agency

Entrepreneurs in the sexual wellness space are an interesting bunch. Even among this intriguing cohort, Kate Roberts, creator of new sexual health marketplace The Body Agency, cuts a fascinating figure. The founder and...

Inspired By Fifties-Era Milkmen, Naked Frankie Brings A Closed-Loop Beauty Retail Model To Los Angeles

Milkmen aren’t generally the bellwether of beauty trends, but they’re the inspiration behind Naked Frankie. “When we launched, we started out as a delivery service for bath and body essentials,” says Jennifer Zhao, who founded the company...

Checking In With Stores On The Hottest Products And Trends In Beauty

After coronavirus lockdowns, economic upheaval, political strife and climate calamities, it’s hard to blame people for turning to retail therapy for some relief. The National Retail Federation is convinced they’ll be in a spending mood throughout the year....

Wellness Center To Watch: Seyhart Offers Acupuncture To Angelenos And Indie Brands To Everyone Via E-Commerce

While coronavirus vaccines illustrate the power of Western medicine, many Americans are keenly aware of its shortcomings. Taryn Violé is one of them. For the past decade, she’s dealt with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition that isn’t easily...

Credo CEO Dawn Dobras Exits The Clean Beauty Retailer, New CEO Search Underway

Dawn Dobras has exited Credo Beauty, where she was CEO since 2018. Under Dobras’s stewardship, the retailer outlined The Credo Clean Standard laying out its multifaceted definition of clean beauty, enacted a fragrance policy requiring vendors to categorize...