Beauty Store Business magazine - April, 2019

vegan

Ceramiracle Ageless Delight Beauty Chocolate

Made with 70 percent organic South American dark chocolate, the Ceramiracle Ageless Delight Beauty Chocolate contains fucoidan to stimulate collagen production, polyphenols rich in antioxidants and phytoceramides to improve moisture retention. Sugar-free, vegan, keto-friendly and gluten-free, the supplement helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and renews the skin's elasticity.

SRP: $45

For more information, visit ceramiracle.com.

The Vegan Beauty Movement

What started out decades ago as a small cry has become a movement. Here’s what you need to know to capture the growing number of vegan, beauty-loving consumers.

More and more beauty consumers are seeking products that do not use animal derivatives or animal testing. Twenty years ago, these conscious consumers didn’t have much to choose from. Today, you can give them vegan beauty options aplenty. The category now encompasses a multitude of brands offering beauty that is organic, eco-friendly, cruelty-free and more. The growth no doubt has been spurred by widespread awareness and commitment to healthier, more conscious lifestyles. But, as the movement has grown, so too has the variety of views on what constitutes vegan beauty.

Executive Q&A: Keli Smith

Kaike CEO and founder Keli Smith has a mission: to bring more fun to the natural beauty industry with unique, multiuse solutions.

After studying molecular and cellular biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and marketing at Columbia College of Chicago, businesswoman Keli Smith had an epiphany; she wanted to find a way to make natural products more enjoyable for consumers. “I entered the beauty industry following my own personal journey to live more holistically,” she says.

Marc Anthony Cosmetics Acquires Cake Beauty

Canada's largest independent haircare brand, Marc Anthony Cosmetics, is acquiring Toronto-based Cake Beauty. For more than 20 years, Marc Anthony Salons and their team of pro stylists have styled music icons to red carpet A-listers around the globe, so it comes as no surprise that the company sought out Cake Beauty, known for its award-winning, cruelty-free and vegan haircare products.

Play Love Laugh Nail Polish

Play Love Laugh Nail Polish

This natural and nontoxic kid-friendly nail polish boasts a fruits and vegetables base. It is also 5-free, handmade in the United States, eco friendly, FDA compliant, animal friendly, gluten free, vegan, odorless, quick to dry, safe for expecting moms and safe for dogs. No bottom coat or top coats are needed; though an odorless top coat is available. Visit www.playlovelaugh.com.

Bio Follicle Herbal, Aromatherapeutic Shampoo, Conditioner

Bio Follicle Herbal, Aromatherapeutic Shampoo, Conditioner

This collection of 100% vegan products provides antioxidant-rich protection for hair color. It is designed to repair damaged hair, and restore moisture, shine and manageability. It contains no parabens, synthetic fragrance or artificial colors and is not tested on animals. It is marketed as exceeding EU Cosmetic Directive Guidelines. Call 800.481.4546 or visit www.biofollicle.com.