At New E-tailer Arrive Well, Conscious Consumption Is TSA-Approved

In the post-9/11 world, travel has become a real drag. Launched six months ago by Erin Lindquist and Renee Pindus, two road warriors weary of airplane travails, Arrive Well is out to ease the process by taking the...

Beauty Emporium Ricky’s NYC Is 35,000 SKUs Strong And Still Growing

Since 1989, Ricky’s NYC has been the go-to destination for New Yorkers looking to dye their hair pink, buy a Green Lantern costume or find the brightest shade of blue nail polish. What started as a single...

Stacey Grondahl Of We Do Men Is The Skincare Straight Shooter Every Guy Needs

If you look up the word badass in the Beauty Independent dictionary, you’ll find Stacey Grondahl is the definition. Long before most personal care brands realized men are serious consumers, she was teaching them the wisdom of proper...

Hand & Land Takes A Hands-On Approach To Retailing Green Beauty In A Kansas City Suburb

In cities and towns across the country, small green beauty retail gems are popping up. Hand & Land is one such gem. Opened by thirtysomething cousins Jessica Moler and Nicole Lobdell in 2015, the Leawood, Kan., store...

Over A Year In, Revolve Beauty Continues Its Whirlwind Expansion

With its firm grasp of the millennial mentality, there was no way that Revolve was going to miss out on the growth of beauty, a favorite merchandise category of in-the-know young shoppers. In December 2016,...

Indigo Perfumery Flourishes As Midwesterners Discover Niche Fragrances

Niche fragrances aren’t merely a coastal phenomenon. At Indigo Perfumery in Cleveland, owner Ann Bouterse cultivates a devoted following for a varied assortment of artisanal brands by guiding people to the right perfume picks for them without being...