Press & Praise
Indie Brand Founders weigh in on what a truly inclusive beauty industry would look like. In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, they ask 12 founders and executives: If the beauty industry was truly inclusive, what would it look like?
Panel Discussion at Credo Event Emphasizes Missions Over Money. Products alone don’t differentiate a beauty brand. “Most of the brands we sell not only want to make clean beauty products, there’s even more to their story. That’s the mission aspect,” says Mia Davis, who joined Credo earlier this year in the newly created role director of mission. She spoke Thursday night as part of a panel discussion hosted by the natural beauty retailer that included Greg Starkman, co-founder of Innersense; Nu Evolution co-founders Nadine Cormier and Sandra Anderson Diaz; Kari Gran founder Kari Gran; Melissa Ippensen, sales and marketing director of One Love Organics; and Eu’Genina Shea founder Naa-Sakle Akuete.
Earth Day Awards
How wonderful to celebrate April with FOUR nods from Healing Lifestyles’ 9th Annual Earth Day Awards? Our Pure Hairbath and Conditioner Duo, Quiet Calm Curl Control and I Create Volume all take wins!
NaturallyCurly.com editors deliberated and the votes are in! Innersense wins FOUR Editor’s Choice Awards for best cleansing conditioner and best hair mask in three curl categories! See all the winners here.
Allure Best of Beauty/Naturals
Innersense Hydrating Cream Conditioner is a creamy conditioner made with natural, nourishing ingredients, including aloe vera, shea butter, and coconut oil, to hydrate the driest of hair.
Allure Best of Beauty/Naturals
Innersense Hydrating Cream Hairbath is a natural shampoo that hydrates your hair (and scalp) with nourishing ingredients, including coconut oil, shea butter, and tamanu-seed oil.
Kristen Arnett’s Green Beauty Team Awards
As a leading expert and influencer in the natural beauty world, Kristen Arnett’s fans have been asking her to create lists of her most favorite natural beauty products for almost 6 years. But she never had, until now!
Thoughtfully Mag Green Beauty Awards 2016
With the help of some of our clean beauty friends, we’ve rounded up a short list of stand-outs to create our first ever 2016 Thoughtfully Mag Green Beauty Awards.
The Think Dirty® app is the easiest way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products. Just scan the product barcode and Think Dirty will give you easy-to-understand info on the product, its ingredients, and shop cleaner options! Find healthy green ratings for all Innersense Organic Beauty products.
MADE SAFE® is America’s first nontoxic seal for products we use every day, from baby to personal care to household and beyond. Innersense Organic Beauty is proud to have MADE SAFE® certification for our product line. Have peace of mind knowing products you use on your hair and skin are made with safe ingredients not known or suspected to harm human health.
Northern California is home to many beauty entrepreneurs, but it’s not everyday I get to spend quality time with them and with their families, so I felt especially honored to be invited to the Innersense Headquarters last month. Greg and Joanne Starkman, the passionate founders behind the brand, gave Beauty Heroes the exclusive on the unveiling of their stunning new packaging and branding, as well as the launch of their Hydrate Collection, featured as this month’s beauty discovery.
If you are in the market for a safer, truly good-for-your-hair, non-toxic, hydrating hair care routine, today’s post has got you covered. When I first started my quest for cleaner beauty, I found myself grabbing just about anything that had the words organic on it, later to learn that even though an item may be organic, it can still contain damaging ingredients. This seemed to be the case with the shampoos I was using, as they ended up being not as great as I had hoped when examined further.
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 11 brand founders and executives: What expense did you shell out for at the start of your brand that you wish you hadn’t shelled out for?