Cosmetics

3 Things Drew Barrymore Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

A rare chance to see multi-hyphenate celeb Drew Barrymore in conversation left its mark.

Levi King

She Was Rejected On Shark Tank. Then She Used That To Her Advantage.

Melissa Butler knew her line of brightly colored lipsticks would be a hit. So when the beauty industry ignored her, she kept moving forward.

A Former Model's Journey to Cosmetics Entrepreneurship

Ashley Peterson, the founder of Elizabella Cosmetics, talks about establishing a brand in a competitive industry.

David Meltzer

How Kylie Jenner Built One of the Fastest-Growing Beauty Brands Ever

It took less than two years for Kylie Cosmetics to reach an estimated $630 million in sales.

Tiffani Bova

This Cosmetics Company CEO Turned a $1 Million Packaging Fail into Quadrupled Sales. Here's How.

Carisa Janes, founder and CEO of Hourglass Cosmetics, had to pull more than 10,000 units of foundation off Sephora's shelves in 2012. She went into fix-it mode and turned things around.

Hayden Field

Beauty Entrepreneur Bobbi Brown Explains the 'Secret Sauce' to Building a Brand Loved By Everyone

In our 'Tough Love Tuesday' series, Brown talks about the importance of listening to your inner voice, being confident and how she handles the word 'no.'

Andrea Huspeni

How Victoria Tsai Turned a Geisha Secret Into a Cosmetics Innovation

One entrepreneur's skin problem led to a centuries-old discovery that is one of the hottest trends in beauty.

Tracy Byrnes

Carren Jao

How One Woman's Cosmetic Company 'Gramed Its Way to Insta-Success

Emily Weiss' Glossier is brushed with social media success.

Grant Davis

Iconic Teen Makeup Brand Bonne Bell Is No More

The maker of the world's first flavored lip balm is closing its doors for good, but sweet, sweet Lip Smackers will live on.

Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age

These trailblazing business owners have much to teach their contemporary counterparts about taking risks and acting independently.

Donald Miller

Estee Lauder

The Sweet Smell Of Success