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The Best: Announcing the 2010 Beauty Biz Award Winners

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Overview

From bioelectricity to Marc Jacobs baring all, celebrating this year's standout beauty moments.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Leonard and Estée Lauder, Circa 1934

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Difficulties Mastered, Opportunities Won

Pete Born first interviewed Leonard Lauder back in the early Eighties.

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Rihanna at the MTV Europe Awards.

Beauty Features

Good Looking: Musical Variations

Whether playing it safe or pushing the envelope, music’s biggest stars hit all the right notes beautywise at this season’s high-profile awards shows.

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Taylor Swift

Beauty Features

Good Looking: American Music Awards

The big news at the AMAs was Taylor Swift’s mod new look and Rihanna’s chic ringlets.

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Carrie Underwood

Beauty Features

Good Looking: CMA Awards

Playing it safe was the name of the game at the CMAs.

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Shakira

Beauty Features

Good Looking: MTV Europe Awards

From Goth to glam, more was definitely more.

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The one & only Royal Mirage.

Beauty Features

December 2010: People, Places and Lipsticks

Sally Hershberger travels to Dubai, Yves Saint Laurent makes moves into the Asian beauty market, and Robertet connects consumers with sustainable scents.

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Serena Williams

Beauty Features

Serena Williams’ New Game

Tennis ace Serena Williams is also a style-world superstar. Here, she reveals her newest venture into the world of nail care.

clock December 10, 2010Rachel Brown

Beauty Features

Tokyo Dispatch

A natural eclecticism dominated hair and makeup looks during the spring collections in Tokyo.

clock December 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Backstage at Fur Fur RTW Spring 2011

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Fur Fur

Designer Koichi Chida chose exaggeratedly retro hair and makeup.

clock December 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Backstage at Phenomenon Men's RTW Spring 2011

Beauty Features

Phenomenon

Inflatable lapels and long wrap skirts were two of the looks for men put forth by designer Takeshi Osumi.

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Backstage at Theatre Products RTW Spring 2011

Beauty Features

Theatre Products

Each model had an individualized style with textured hair piled on top of her head.

clock December 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Backstage at Somarta RTW Spring 2011

Beauty Features

Somarta

Each model at Somarta’s well-received collection featured an intricate updo.

clock December 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Backstage at Liz Lisa RTW Spring 2011

Beauty Features

Liz Lisa

Liz Lisa, designed by Ayako Kon and Hiromi Sato, is known for its Lolita aesthetic.

clock December 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

SUGARLAND

Beauty Features

What’s In Store: Sugarland

Sugar lends its exfoliating properties and powerful acid to these skin- and hair-renewing offerings.

clock December 10, 2010Belisa Silva

Crimson Tide

Beauty Features

What’s In Store: Crimson Tide

Juicy red fruits and feminine florals emerge as key notes in the first batch of springtime scents for her.

clock December 10, 2010Belisa Silva

Poland

Beauty Features

World Wide Watch: Poland

Poland continues to be a strong market for cosmetics despite being plagued with economic woes.

clock December 10, 2010Zygmunt Dzieciolowski

Long and sleek at Fendi.

Beauty Features

Beauty Incognito: Hair-Smoothing Treatments

WWD Beauty Biz sent our reporters undercover to road test some safe chemical hair-straightening options.

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Iman

Human Resources

Flash Point: Having a Ball

Beauty’s boldest names were in a celebratory mood this fall.

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Breakthrough Product of the Year

Beauty Features

Breakthrough Product of the Year

Hope in a jar gave way to meaningful innovation in 2010, with first-to-market technologies dominating the year’s most outstanding introductions.

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Most  Innovative  Marketer

Beauty Features

Most Innovative Marketer

From a Facebook first to a fragrance sensation, these companies proved the have the magic touch.

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Most Innovative Ad Campaign

Beauty Features

Most Innovative Ad Campaign

Unexpected spokespeople – including animals – helped swell the sales of two storied brands.

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Retailer of the Year

Beauty Features

Retailer of the Year

New concepts from seasoned players put a spark in the retail scene.

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Newcomer of the Year

Beauty Features

Newcomer of the Year

As the queen of YouTube, this makeup artist is beauty’s most plugged-in person.

clock December 9, 2010Rachel Brown

Best Executed Launch Strategy

Beauty Features

Best Executed Launch Strategy

What worked this year? Big ideas, implemented flawlessly. And a little shock value, to boot.

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Leonard Lauder

Beauty Features

Leonard Lauder:Anecdotes From the Industry

Nine personal anecdotes from industry leaders on teachings from the master.

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Carrie Underwood

Beauty Features

Last Call: Carrie Underwood

The country superstar knows a thing or two about putting on her “game face,” but in real life, foundation and hair extensions take a backseat.

clock December 10, 2010Andrea Nagel

Evelyn and Leonard Lauder

Beauty Features

Leonard Lauder Talks Vision

The industry titan accepted the inaugural WWD Beauty Biz Visionary Award.

clock December 10, 2010Jenny B. Fine

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