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In a flooded CBD market, Lab to Beauty has carved out a distinct place in the luxury tier at retailers, e-tailers and hotels such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Beauty Collection, Inscape, Olivela, Fontainebleau Miami Beach and Four Seasons Santa Barbara. Now, the brand is taking its high-end approach beyond the United States to German beauty retailer Douglas. CBD beauty and wellness products haven’t yet infiltrated European shoppers’ beauty cabinets as they have stateside, but the segment has been gaining traction despite a complicated regulatory environment in the European Union. Enthusiasm for cannabis-enhanced products is especially acute in Germany, which, according to a recent article in Forbes, is the largest market for CBD products in Europe.


Lab to Beauty is the brainchild of entrepreneurial siblings Katherine and Alison Ragusa, who are CEO and brand director, respectively of The Advantage Co., a family-owned company with brands spanning the fashion, tech and beauty categories, including affordable clean beauty line Bogavia and natural personal care player Pure + Fresh in addition to Lab to Beauty. Beauty Independent Germany spoke to Katherine Ragusa about Lab to Beauty’s growth, launching it in the German market, the rise of CBG as an active ingredient in skincare and more. Read More



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Now you can shop Lab to Beauty and give back to the world in a meaningful way thanks to Olivela, the highly acclaimed luxury retailer that donates 20% of every purchase to causes you care about. Both the Lab to Beauty CBD + CBG Beauty Collections are now available on Olivela, and Lab to Beauty couldn’t be prouder to join Olivela’s carefully curated assortment of the world’s top luxury fashion and beauty brands that all serve a higher purpose.


“When you shop, we donate.” That’s the Olivela way. Founded in 2017 by philanthropist Stacey Boyd, Olivela is luxury shopping with a purpose and has attracted celebrity partners, from Selena Gomez to Jennifer Aniston to Katie Couric, on their incredible mission to empower important causes from coronavirus efforts, cancer research, girl’s education, and more.



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“Olivela is your new destination for gifts that give back.” – Harper’s Bazaar


“Taking the sin out of self-indulgence, -- Luxury buying meets worldwide social impact.” – Forbes


“Thanks to Olivela, a new e-commerce destination started by Stacey Boyd, your next pair of

Jimmy Choos could do a lot more than take your outfit to the next level.” – InStyle


“Olivela is stocked with just as many gorgeous splurges as your other go-to’s,

but it’s got a philanthropic twist.” – Refinery29


“New shopping site Olivela helps you ‘nudge the world a little bit’ every time you click to buy.” – Elle.


For press opportunities contact Katherine Ragusa, Lab to Beauty Co-Creator. Katherine@LabtoBeauty.com 716.380.3074


Finding a universal beauty product that truly works for all skin types is like discovering a unicorn, but Lab to Beauty has managed to do so with this lightweight CBD face oil. It works for acne-prone skin by balancing oil production with jojoba oil and CBD. It quenches even the driest complexions with its blend of hydrating oils. As an antiager, it tightens, firms, lifts and boosts collagen production. And it soothes sensitive skin with the gentle trifecta of rosehip oil, calendula extract and CBD. Read More

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