What Leah Wyar Is Doing To Make Beauty Site Byrdie Fly

When Leah Wyar decided to move from Hearst to Dotdash nearly three years ago, she didn’t really know what she was signing up for. That’s because the media company hadn’t yet revealed its acquisition of beauty website...

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...

“Self-Love In A Bottle”: How Moisture Love Makes An Emotional Connection With Its Customers

Moisture Love had its best year ever in 2020. The brand, which launched in 2017 and...

“The Mexican Martha Stewart”: How Sandra Velasquez Is Building Nopalera Into An Upscale Lifestyle Brand Para La Cultura

To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Nopalera is launching at Nordstrom along with fellow Latina-led indie beauty brands Vamigas and Joaquina Botánica. Founder Sandra Velasquez, who was...

Brown Girl Jane Is Set To Generate $2M In Sales This Year Without Spending On Ads

For more than 10 years, Brown Girl Jane co-founder Malaika Jones worked on Wall Street in a financial industry she describes as a world’s away from beauty and wellness. But the demands it placed on her and...

“A Diversified Brand”: Undefined Enters Whole Foods With Adaptogenic Mushroom Products As It Expands From CBD

Undefined hit the market with CBD beauty products a few months prior to the federal Farm Bill that legalized the hemp trade in the United States being signed into law in December 2018. Since then, the...