Clean Beauty Nail Salon Concept The Water Room Expands In The Midst Of The Pandemic

For Memorial Day last year, Jessica Morse took a real estate scouting road trip from Charleston to Atlanta, where she and her partner Laura Pelzer were planning to locate a second outpost of their clean nail salon

The Drug.Store Became London’s Leading High-End CBD Retailer. Now, It’s Moving Beyond The Buzzy Ingredient.

When college friends Johan Obel and Clemens Boninger launched The Drug.Store in London two years ago, the cannabis beauty and wellness market in the United Kingdom was extremely nascent. The upscale CBD retailer focused on helping brands...

Ex-Barneys Buyer Kristy Masbang Is Turning Olivela Into A Must-Visit Destination For Classic And Cult Beauty Brands

Luxury consumers don’t leave their ethics behind when they shop—and Olivela understands that. Started by serial entrepreneur Stacey Boyd in 2017, the e-commerce startup, which raised $35 million in series A funding last year, intertwines philanthropy, and...

How Pretty Well Beauty’s Jazmin Alvarez Is Changing Clean Beauty Shopping For The Better

Leading production and casting for Fenty Beauty’s digital launch in 2017, Jazmin Alvarez was integral in the brand’s efforts to place diversity at the center of the conversation in the makeup category. In the clean beauty segment, however,...

Aˈme-ke Is A One-Stop Online Shop For Black-Owned Brands Across Beauty Categories

Shortly after Fenty Beauty launched in 2017, Emeka Anyanwu, an attorney who’d recently gotten an MBA, took notice of Black-owned beauty brands entering retailers like Sephora, Ulta Beauty and Target. “It was an exciting time for Black-owned beauty...

Swan Beauty Customizes Online Beauty Shopping With Artificial Intelligence And Human Expertise

Miss pre-coronavirus beauty shopping? Digital data expert Leigh Humphrey and makeup artist Lindsey Regan Thorne feel your pain. The duo is launching online concierge concept and e-commerce platform Swan Beauty in September to create the next best...