Custom Essence’s Matt Soto On Growing Fragrance Trends And The Fragrance House’s Support Of Entrepreneurial Brands

Following fragrance and flavor powerhouse Givaudan’s 2021 acquisition of Custom Essence, the fragrance house has been expanding its capabilities while keeping its boutique mindset intact. In fact, Matt Soto, head of Custom...

Mango People Is On A Mission To “Genuinely Add Value To Our Community” With Flattering, Skin-Friendly And Eco-Conscious Makeup

Trained as a chemical engineer, Mango People founder Sravya Adusumilli is a problem solver at her core. When she had a problem locating a clean and inclusive makeup brand while in college, she decided to solve it...

After Several Pivots, Skincare Brand WLDKAT To Shutter

WLDKAT, the clean skincare brand founded by former Urban Decay executive Amy Zunzunegui, is shutting down. Acknowledging it might come as a shock to customers, Zunzunegui shared the news Wednesday

Raeka Beauty’s Colorful Rebrand Makes South Asian Skincare Approachable To All

As she was prepping for law school in 2015, Raeka Morar began concocting lotions with turmeric and clove oil as a hobby. Loving them, her encouraging friends convinced her to do a holiday market in Austin and, within...

Luxury Sex Toy Maker Lelo Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With The Launch Of Lelo Beauty

Luxury sex toy maker Lelo has been bringing a flush to consumers’ faces for 20 years. Now, it’s intentionally adding color to them with the launch of Lelo Beauty. Lelo’s beauty venture is...

Ayurvedic Haircare Brand Shaz & Kiks Lands At Sephora And Launches #StayJungli Campaign

Ayurvedic haircare brand Shaz & Kiks has gone live on Sephora’s website and kicked off a new social media campaign in tandem with its launch at the beauty specialty retailer. The campaign uses the hashtag #StayJungli to take...