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...

Acupuncture Concept Ora Opens Second New York City Location, Expands E-Commerce

New York acupuncture haven Ora got off to a rocky start. After two years of planning, it opened its first location on March 5, 2020 and closed 10 days later. “It was not...

VC-Backed Upgrade Reimagines The Hair Experience For Women Of Color At New Houston Flagship

Customized wig and hair product platform Upgrade has entered the physical retail landscape with the opening of a flagship location in Houston. Founder and Houston native Britney Winters intends...

Beauty Subscription Box Curls + Controllers Meets Consumers At The Growing Intersection Of Beauty And Gaming

Since the early days of Atari and Magnavox consoles, video games have offered a welcome escape from school, work and other realities of analog life. During the pandemic, people sought that escape more than ever. According to

New British Sustainable Beauty Site Counter Culture Encourages Consumers To Make #JustOneSwitch

Counter Culture doesn’t think changing consumer culture should be hard. The new British sustainable beauty e-commerce website from Wendy Martin, a 28-year veteran of Visa, and Mark Wisniewski, a serial entrepreneur and investor who previously worked in...

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...