20 Bold Indie Beauty Predictions For 2020

This year, beauty morphed from a superficial pastime to worthwhile pursuit of self-care. It makes perfect sense that the transition took place in 2019, when ugly things happening in the world rendered beauty powerfully meaningful. Skincare...

The 2020 Outlook For Cannabis Beauty And Wellness

CBD. Ever heard of it? Those three little letters led to a banner year of beauty and wellness product launches, retail partnerships and big-money acquisitions. Certainly, some CBD-fatigued industry insiders wish for the hemp-derived compound to fizzle out in...

Creative Agency Base Beauty’s 10 Big Beauty Industry Projections For Next Year

There’s no corner of the beauty industry that Base Beauty doesn’t burrow into somehow. The creative agency works with beauty companies big (e.g., Clinique, Conair, Proactiv and L’Oréal) and small (Victorialand Beauty, Pause Well-Aging, Farmaesthetics and Soapwalla)....

Clean Beauty Expert Julie Pefferman Identifies Eight Trends That Could Be Huge In 2020

Julie Pefferman has her fingers in many facets of the beauty business. A cosmetic chemist at the helm of The Lab & Co., she guides formulation, fulfillment, marketing, store management and Amazon distribution for indie beauty brands....

Eight International Beauty Trends Spotted At IBE London 2019

The first Indie Beauty Expo London last year, one of parent company Indie Beauty Media Group’s most successful debut shows to date, was going to be a tough act to follow. But its follow-up, IBE London 2019,...

Attitudes Toward Menarche Are Changing—And Emerging Period Care Brands Are Part Of The Change

Growing up, nobody discussed my period with me. When I got it at 13-years-old, I felt I didn’t have anyone to tell. I finally told my therapist, who relayed to me that she’d planted a rose bush to...