Sobhita Dhulipala in her new Smashbox campaign.

Beauty Features

Smashbox Focuses on India for Growth

As the country slowly starts to reopen, the L.A.-based brand is looking to accelerate key initiatives kicked off before the crisis.

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William Lauder, Kinga Lampert BCRF

Skin Care

Elton John, Leonard Lauder Go Virtual for BCRF Hot Pink Party

The event may have had to move online because of the coronavirus, but it still raised $5.2 million for BCRF.

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Lauren Gores Ireland and Marianna Hewitt

Skin Care

Drybar CEO John Heffner to Join Summer Fridays

Summer Fridays is the fast-growing skin-care brand launched by influencers Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Gores Ireland.

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Symrise created Hero Eau de Cologne for essential workers in the coronavirus pandemic.

Beauty Features

Symrise Creates Tribute Fragrance for Essential Workers

The fragrance manufacturer is donating the fragrance as a thank you to front-line workers across the globe.

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Nata Dvir at home during COVID-19.

Beauty Features

Macy’s Nata Dvir on Driving a Digital Future

Macy’s general business manager of beauty talks clicks, bricks and the biggest opportunities moving forward.

clock May 29, 2020Jenny B. Fine

The boundaries that once defined beauty are rapidly falling by the wayside, with hybrid products, blurred categories and an ageless consumer creating a new industry dynamic.

Skin Care

Categories, Channels Blur in Beauty

New beauty products eschew skin care and makeup confines and throw historical channel ideals to the wind.

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Beauty Features

Makeup Artist Sarah Tanno Talks Lady Gaga’s Latest Looks

Makeup artist Sarah Tanno talks Lady Gaga’s high octane looks for her new album cycle.

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Gelo hand soap refillable biodegradable

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: A Tale of Two Consumers

April data from Trendalytics shows consumers’ hand-washing searches, along with hand soap and TikTok trends.

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A Mecca Brands retail team member wearing a face shield at the Mecca Highpoint store in Melbourne.

Beauty Features

Temperature Checks and Face Shields: Mecca Brands’ New Normal

As lockdowns ease, Australia’s largest specialty beauty retailer has crafted an extra robust COVID-19 safety plan.

clock May 29, 2020Patty Huntington

Davide Bollati, president of Davines Group.

Beauty Features

Davines Group’s President on ‘Being There’ in Moments of Need

By giving voice to the concerns of Italian hairdressers and beauty operators and aiding his employees, Davide Bollati has been instrumental in getting the Italian professional industry back up and running.

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Coty Appoints KKR Exec as Chief Transformation Officer

The move comes as KKR and Coty navigate the deal process for Coty’s professional division.

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Ulta Beauty

Beauty Features

Ulta Beauty Sales Drop 32% From Coronavirus Closures

“We have seen stronger-than-expected sales in reopened stores,” chief executive officer Mary Dillon said.

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Pat McGrath Labs Naomi Campbell First Ever Brand FAce

Beauty Features

Pat McGrath Labs Unveils Naomi Campbell as Global Brand Face

Campbell is the first face in the brand’s history.

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - APRIL 19:  Atmosphere of the new Sephora Universal City Walk store on April 19, 2018 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Sephora )

Beauty Features

Sephora Revamps Loyalty Program, Includes Cash Rewards

Sephora plans to open 90 additional stores this coming weekend.

clock May 28, 2020Allison Collins

Inside Givaudan

Beauty Features

Givaudan to Acquire Alderys

The deal will strengthen the Swiss company’s expertise in sustainable biotechnology processes.

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Ieva's Twin-C

Beauty Features

Ieva in Exclusive Negotiations to Acquire Atelier du Sourcil

The deal is expected to take place toward the end of July.

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DeAndre Hopkins in the Oars + Alps campaign

Skin Care

NFL’s DeAndre Hopkins Appears in Oars + Alps Campaign

The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver talks the campaign, life in quarantine and his birthday plans.

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James CharlesMTV Video Music Awards, Arrivals, Prudential Center, New Jersey, USA - 26 Aug 2019

Beauty Features

The Thread: Beauty Gurus #PasstheBrush on TikTok

The transformation challenge has gone viral, prompting beauty influencers such as James Charles and Nikkie de Jager to participate.

clock May 22, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Beauty With Benefits 2020 features over 65 brands.

Beauty Features

Giuliana Rancic Returns for CEW, QVC HSN Beauty With Benefits

The multimedia fundraiser, aptly digital-native for sequestered participants, goes live on Thursday, May 28.

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Tiny Face Challenge TikTok

Beauty Features

The Tiny Face Challenge Takes Over TikTok

The trend emerged last week on the social media app and has since surpassed 3.7 million views.

clock May 22, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Gucci Westman New Eyeshadow Eye Pods

Beauty Features

The Latest in Eye Makeup Launches

While masks cover the face and mouth, makeup brands are focusing on eyes as a stronghold category. Here, see the latest color launches for eyes, from mascara to eyebrow and lid pens.

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Galeries Lafayette Reopens Boulevard Haussmann Flagship

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