Jones’ first campaign launches in January, marking the start of Clé de Peau’s total brand relaunch.
An impairment loss related to Bare Escentuals cut into the company’s bottom line, despite higher operating income and net sales.
The deal follows Shiseido’s acquisition of MatchCo, a shade-matching technology and foundation business.
The line marks the brand’s biggest skin-care launch since 2014.
A non-compete battle between cosmetics giants, British crackdown on influencer postings and protection of models against sexual harassment dominated the legal scene this week.
The beauty giant is looking to a wide roll out of a new foundation technology, but an involved executive has decamped to rival Shiseido.
The line will be sold online only, with the aim of reaching digital natives through social media and smartphone marketing.