"When it comes to creating the next breakout beauty product, there are a lot of cooks in the kitchen. The global beauty industry is projected to reach more than $750 billion by 2026, and more than one-third of venture-backed unicorns today operate in the beauty category.
We recently interviewed some of the most committed, self-funded up-and-coming founders in the beauty industry today. We wanted to hear how they are carving out their slice of a crowded market and growing their businesses—even during an economic downturn. For some, these companies started out as passion projects, driven by their personal quests to find products that worked for their hair and skin..."