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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock 16hAmanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 23hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

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Overview

Ask cutting-edge hairstylist Dennis Lanni to describe his work and organic is the answer you'll get. So when we asked him to collaborate on a story without any makeup or retouching, Lanni jumped at the opportunity.

From This Issue

Deborah Szekely

Beauty Features

A Well-lived Life

Few combine the art of living well with the science of living long as successfully as Deborah Szekely.

clock February 8, 2008WWD Staff

Skin art by William Lemon for Art Department; hair by Lisa-Raquel for Cutler/NYC at See Management; model: Heather Hahn at Next Models.

Beauty Features

The Claims Game

High-performance, high-priced skin care is a hit at retail counters. But advanced science hasn?t led to an increase in scrutiny.

clock February 8, 2008Rachel Brown

Armani.

Products

Out of This World

From feather-bedecked eyes to flower-laced hair, beauty at the spring haute couture was a fanciful exercise in extreme creativity.

clock February 8, 2008Jennifer Weil

Milan's MilliHelen.

Retail

Shop Right

Shopping may produce a natural high, but these new retailers are taking feel-good to the next level by combining beauty and health under one roof.

clock February 8, 2008WWD Staff

To create this look, Lanni wrapped the hair figure-eight style in tissue paper and let it set for about two hours. He used Bumble and bumble Holding Spray, which has a high alcohol content, to give the hair memory and achieve extreme texture.

Hair

Min Max

Ask cutting-edge hairstylist Dennis Lanni to describe his work and organic is the answer you’ll get.

clock February 8, 2008Jenny B. Fine

fluffy pink skin cream

Products

The Popularity Paradox

For cosmetics players, natural yet sustainable beauty could be the most elusive formula yet.

clock February 8, 2008Ellen Groves

A Brazilian icon: the samba dancer.

Marketing and Promotion

World Wide Watch: Brazil

Thanks to an increase in middle class earnings and a decrease in inflation, Brazil’s beauty market is hot, hot, hot.

clock February 8, 2008WWD Staff

Makeup Forever Faux Lashes in Fiorella #139, Felicia #146; $14 each.

Color Cosmetics

A Closer Look: Color Cosmetics

High-profile collaborations, new packaging initiatives and sci-fi- worthy pigments are reinvigorating makeup this season.

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Garden with red barn

Marketing and Promotion

People, Places, & Lipsticks: How Does Your Garden Grow?

The latest certification standard for beauty products is setting the bar high for ingredient purity.

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Margo Marrone, co-founder and director of The Organic Pharmacy.

Body Care

Deep Clean

Any leftover New Year’s resolve is likely to dissolve around now, thanks to an extra-long February.

clock February 8, 2008Brid Costello

Body Care

Mil-ahhhhhn

Italy?s thermal springs have been the health unguent for the country?s population since the Romans clad their terme with marble baths.

clock February 8, 2008Stephanie Epiro

Fragrance

Super Charged

What do you get when you steep colored diamonds of various sizes and a crystal in perfume oils for six to eight weeks?

clock February 8, 2008Jennifer Weil

New York snowglobe

Hair

The End of Dandruff as We Know It?

Is there anything more annoying than persistent dandruff and the telltale flakes that litter one’s shoulders like so many weeds in a garden?

clock February 8, 2008Andrea Nagel

Human Resources

Money = Happiness?

Money can?t buy you love, but can it buy happiness?

clock February 8, 2008Jenny B. Fine

The Hong Kong Mandarin Oriental's Luxe Barber Shop.

Body Care

Blades of Glory

A storied pedicure takes the Edward Scissorhands route to get feet looking soft and neat.

clock February 8, 2008WWD Staff

Vivi, a New York taste maker, as featured on Beautifulstranger.tv.

Human Resources

Perfect Strangers

Is there anyone who doesn?t secretly judge the beauty and sartorial decisions of the stranger sitting next to us?

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Clockwise, from upper left: Tommy Hilfiger Dreaming, Lanvin Rumeur 2 Rose, Flirt! Glamourazzi, Jennifer Lopez Deseo, Chloe Chloe.

Fragrance

What’s In Store: Mixed Bouquet

Spring?s delicate floral-based fragrances are anything but garden variety.

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Color Cosmetics

What’s In Store: Brush Off

When it comes to mascara, look for myriad new brush shapes and high-tech formulas to battle it out at beauty counters this month.

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Skin Care

Sunrise, Sunset

Battle skin issues around the clock with these day and night companion products.

clock February 8, 2008Megan McIntyre

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Universal Truths

A beauty magazine cover with no makeup and zero retouching may seem counter intuitive for a publication that?s all about, well, beauty.

clock February 8, 2008Jenny B. Fine

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies