How to Name Your Product & Upcoming Name Changes

Written by: | September 25, 2018 | Leave a Comment

In October we are changing the names of several products for a few reasons, so we thought we’d explore why we’re doing it and offer some tips on naming your own products with the perfect product name. The main issues you’ll run into while naming your skin or haircare products are FDA regulations on claims, […]

How to Deliver an Investor Pitch for Your Beauty Brand

Written by: | September 11, 2018 | Leave a Comment

A pitch deck is a brief presentation, often created using PowerPoint, to provide your audience–typically investors–with a quick overview of your business plan. During a pitch you present your business and your main brand idea to secure capital. To do this you’ll need a lot of information and preparation to handle the actual presentation and […]

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Put your Best Cosmetic Label Forward

Written by: | September 1, 2018 | 11 responses

When you compete in a crowded marketplace, you need every advantage you can get. Having a great product just isn’t enough anymore. You need a great package design, a strong image, and the exact right words on your cosmetic label to inform and persuade your customers. You also need to be sure you’re adhering to […]

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Getting Started With Online Retailers

Written by: | August 7, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Selling your beauty brand online is an important step, and beauty products account for roughly 9% of online shopping sales. It’s an easier way to get your products in front of more people, so it may be worth finding an online retail partner to sell your brand in their established store. Compiled from interviews with […]

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How To Choose A Logo For Your Beauty Brand

Written by: | July 24, 2018 | 3 responses

Your Logo and Your Brand – How to Choose a Logo Developing your brand and business will entail creating a beautiful and relevant logo, but finding the perfect design can be a real challenge. A logo is a chance to broadcast who you are to your target audience and catch their eye. It is, however, […]

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Selling Your Brand to Spas

Written by: | July 17, 2018 | one response

Spas represent a tantalizing market for indie beauty brands because of their relatively small order sizes and the steady growth of the spa market. This article is drawn from interviews with several spa owners and industry professionals, and they offer guidance on how to create and maintain a relationship selling to spas. Spa revenue in […]

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Everything You Need to Know About CBD Skincare

Written by: | April 9, 2018 | 15 responses

We are launching a CBD-Inspired category and hope you’ll take advantage of this surging market trend! Derived from cannabis and hemp, CBD (aka cannabidiol) is being added to lotions, creams, oils, balms, and more. CBD skincare products have been featured in almost all major beauty publications as the market share increases, so now is the […]

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Should I hire PR for my Beauty Brand?

Written by: | March 19, 2018 | 2 responses

Should I start working with a PR firm to grow my beauty business? Once you’ve established your brand and developed reliable products, it can be hard breaking in to the larger market or getting to the next level in your business. Perhaps you’ve exhausted your capacity for social media, you’ve tapped out your local market, […]

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Getting Started with Digital Marketing

Written by: | March 6, 2018 | 3 responses

An Introduction to Digital Marketing in 2018 Digital marketing is an unavoidable part of growing a beauty or skincare business. Other forms of marketing may still draw customers, but digital marketing is the real breadwinner. This article explores some basic questions and offers a rough and ready guide to implementing your own digital marketing campaigns. […]

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Contacting Your Influencer – Influencer Marketing

Written by: | February 20, 2018 | Leave a Comment

We’ve covered what influencer marketing is, how to choose the right influencer, and now it’s time to give concrete advice about contacting your influencer and starting your campaign. Here we’ll cover the initial interactions and other do’s and don’ts of influencer marketing. Contacting Your Influencer This information is drawn directly from panels of influencers who […]

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