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Beauty Features

James Dyson Talks Fifth Avenue Store, Expanding Beauty Business

The new store, situated at 640 Fifth Avenue, features a salon area where shoppers can get blowouts from stylists using the signature Supersonic hairdryer.

clock 21hEllen Thomas

Giuseppe "Toni" Mascolo

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Toni & Guy Cofounder Giuseppe ‘Toni’ Mascolo Dies at 75

Mascolo is survived by his wife Pauline, his brothers Bruno and Anthony, his three children Sacha, Christian and Pierre and his grandchildren.

clock December 12, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Prose’s customized hair care.

Hair

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Prose to Bring Personalized Hair Care to Salons

The technology-first beauty play is centered around the stylist and client relationship.

clock December 7, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Beauty Features

Conair’s Powerhouse Lee Rizzuto Dies After Long Illness

Conair’s cofounder ushered in numerous innovations and grew the company via acquisitions.

clock December 6, 2017Faye Brookman

The Madison Reed Color Bar in New York.

Hair

Madison Reed Hires David Stanko, Plans Color Bar Rollout

The home hair-color system is adding more color retail locations.

clock December 4, 2017Allison Collins

Brands are launching hair masks, serums and scrubs as the skinification-of-hair trend builds momentum.

Hair

The Skinification of Hair: Scalp Scrubs, Serums, Hair Masks Drive Category

The segment is borrowing from skin care to develop products offering updated treatments and regimens.

clock December 4, 2017Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Elizabeth Scherle and Susanna Goldfinger of Influenster present beauty insights.

Beauty Features

Beauty Report Card: Categories and Brands Graded by Influenster Reviews

Independent brands were among the most buzzed about on Influenster’s platform. Kylie Cosmetics’ chatter ballooned 8.2 times, while Jeffree Star got 5.6 times more discussion than last year.

clock November 20, 2017Faye Brookman

Dove Cameron

Hair

Dove Cameron Puts Her Mark on Bellami Hair Extensions

The actress known for changing up her tresses is launching a collection of a broad range of shades in the booming $5 billion business.

clock November 20, 2017Faye Brookman

The cover of “I Don’t Like My Hair!"

Fashion Scoops

Dior Joaillerie’s Victoire de Castellane on Hair Envy

Dior’s longtime jewelry designer in a side project has released a children’s book themed around people’s dissatisfaction with their hair.

clock November 20, 2017Katya Foreman

Haar & Co.

Hair

Proraso Brings Experience of Italian Barbershops to the U.S.

Men are stepping up their grooming game, spurring interest in artisan barbershops.

clock November 16, 2017Faye Brookman

Kandee Johnson will host the American Influencer Awards

Beauty Features

Influence Peddler: Kandee Johnson Moves the Needle for New OGX Hair-care Collection

OGX, the leader in mass-market hair care, tapped Kandee Johnson for its first influencer collaboration.

clock November 14, 2017Faye Brookman

Shobha Tummala

Hair

Hair Removal Guru Shobha Tummala Opens in Williamsburg

Shobha is a leader in the $2 billion hair removal market. The newest site in Brooklyn adds the popular microblading technique.

clock November 10, 2017Faye Brookman

Drybar is adding candles.

Fragrance

Drybar Branches Into Candles to Bring Its Signature Scent Home

Responding to requests, Drybar is entering the $3.2 billion candle business.

clock November 3, 2017Faye Brookman

Hair

Indie Hair Color Brand Packs Punch in Dull Market

Splat plans an app to help customers virtually try on shades they might be afraid to make a commitment to apply.

clock October 31, 2017Faye Brookman

Philip Kingsley at home in Hambleden, 2004.

Hair

Philip Kingsley’s Blake Hughes Talks Growth Strategy

The new chief executive officer began work with the U.K.-based hair brand from Unilever’s Murad this month.

clock October 30, 2017Ellen Thomas

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

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Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

clock 10hJoelle Diderich

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