At Brightly, The Product Drop Model Is Getting More Ethical And Environmental

Buying stuff isn’t an ecological pursuit. Brightly, the conscious consumerism content-cum-commerce platform, is the first to acknowledge that. “We want to help you cut down your consumption together with us and our community, but it’s about being...

Adit Nears First Anniversary, Expands To Niche Beauty Retailers

As beauty retail rebounds following a rough 2020, there’s been a proliferation of niche retailers popping up focused on serving specific beauty needs or traditionally underserved communities. While they don’t capture the market share of big...

Secret Skin’s Anisha Oberoi On Growing A Clean Beauty E-Tailer In The Middle East

When Anisha Oberoi launched Secret Skin, a clean-beauty e-tailer based in Dubai, she told Beauty Independent, “We have to fail fast and scale fast to see what kind of e-commerce will work in this region. I...

J.C. Penney’s New Beauty Concept Is Giving Many Indie Brands Their First Shot At Retail

More than 170 beauty brands across the mass, prestige and masstige sectors will debut at 10 J.C. Penney in-store beauty shops and online on Tuesday in a rollout that will mark one of the more intriguing experiments in...

SkinSpirit, The Country’s Leading Provider Of Botox And Fillers, Opens First NYC Location

SkinSpirit has arrived in New York City with the opening of its 20th location nationwide on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The location marks the aesthetics treatment chain’s debut in the...

After The Pandemic Left Her With Almost Nothing, Angelica Sele Has Strengthened Angelica B Beauty As A Women’s Self-Care Space

Admitting she can be cheesy, Angelica Sele makes it a point in meetings to tell her employees at Angelica B Beauty, a spa and store in San Diego, that what they do is special. “We help our...