If Beauty Is Serious About Sustainability, Contract Manufacturers Have To Commit To It. Voyant Beauty Is Doing Just That.

The behind-the-scenes greening of beauty factories has gone largely unnoticed. Voyant Beauty wants to change that. In a first for large-scale beauty manufacturer in the United States, the company has undergone an environmental, social and governance...

The Common Ground Between Clean Beauty Supporters And Detractors

Clean beauty has caused one of the biggest chasms in the beauty industry today. On the clean beauty side, beauty brands and retailers avoid certain ingredients they worry could be potentially hazardous. On the other side, there are...

The Future Of Clean Beauty

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 32 beauty entrepreneurs, executives and experts: Against the backdrop of crowding in the clean beauty segment and the backlash against it, where do you see...

Is Sexual Wellness Ready For Butt Stuff? Future Method Thinks So

“What I do at Future Method and Bespoke Surgical is all about destigmatizing, taking out the taboo,” says anal surgeon Evan Goldstein, discussing his sex care brand and New York City medical practice. 

Delivery Services Offer Indie Beauty Brands A New And Accelerated Way To Reach Customers

During the pandemic, DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats exploded—and it wasn’t long before beauty brands realized they could piggyback on the delivery companies’ speedy services to promptly put lipstick in the hands of people satisfying their dumpling...