Clean Beauty

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MyChelle Dermaceuticals launches CBD skin care line

By Deanna Utroske

After 20 years on the market, the clean beauty brand is refreshing its branding, signing a deal with Ulta, and launching a new line of products—formulated with CBD—called ENHANCE.

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NOHBA Summit on clean and green beauty opens in March

By Deanna Utroske

The first summit event from the Natural and Organic Health and Beauty Alliance will run for 2 days in Los Angeles, California, bringing together cosmetics and personal care industry leaders for educational sessions and networking meant to clarify and...

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Clean Beauty gets an infusion of capital

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the prestige clean color cosmetics brand Ilia Beauty announced a Series B funding round, led by Sandbridge and including the New York City – based firm Silas. The investment enables Ilia to, among other things, further finance product development...

Indie Beauty Profile Dr. Ebru Karpuzoglu, AveSeena

Indie Beauty Profile

Dr. Ebru Karpuzoglu, AveSeena

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Dr. Ebru Karpuzoglu, Founder of AveSeena, describes how she’s bringing the wisdom of immunology to skin care for older, wiser clean beauty consumers.

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This Month in Fragrance: November 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Top fragrance news on this month featured a new retail shop, a new fragrance brand, and a new approach to ingredient transparency.

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Sozio to share transparent fragrance ingredient lists

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the fragrance supplier launched a line of Clean Label fragrance formulas and in the interest of ingredient transparency will share a list all raw materials in each scent with their customers.

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Clean beauty ingredient evaluation progam has arrived

By Deanna Utroske

Amy Ziff, founder of certification program Made Safe, announced the new ingredient evaluation program called Nontoxic Certified last week at the Raise the Green Bar Summit in New York City.

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Clean skin care startup Drunk Elephant sells to Shiseido for $845m

By Deanna Utroske

Shiseido set itself a 2020 sales goal of ¥1 trillion and surpassed that goal in 2017. The beauty maker’s new goal is to reach ¥1.2 trillion in sales by 2020 and to “be among the top three companies in the global prestige cosmetics market.” Shiseido’s...

Indie Beauty Profile Melanie Cruickshank, da lish cosmetics

Indie Beauty Profile

Melanie Cruickshank, da lish cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Melanie Cruickshank, founder of da lish cosmetics, describes the inspiration and effort behind one of the early color cosmetics brands to compete in the current clean beauty movement. And she makes the case for an entrepreneurial...

ATEM founder Susan Im is a member of the Female Founders Collective

Indie Beauty Profile

Susan Im, ATEM / Fifteen Degrees

By Deanna Utroske

ATEM is where modern-day entrepreneurship and K Beauty converge. In her Indie Beauty Profile Susan Im, founder of ATEM and co-founder of the skin care brand’s parent company Fifteen Degrees, talks candidly about indie beauty as a consumer-led movement...


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