From left: Vicky Tsai, Savannah Sachs, Trinity Mouzon Wofford, and Sandra Main

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How Beauty Leaders Interview for Job Openings

Top female leaders in beauty share the questions they ask during job interviews.

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Ulta Beauty NYC Herald Square

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Inside Ulta Beauty’s New NYC Herald Square Store

“The New Yorker, they like to get in and get out.”

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Tammy Fender

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Last Call: Tammy Fender, The Queen of Buzz

For skin care guru Tammy, tending to her thriving beehives comes naturally.

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Wellness Watch: Beauty Companies Address Mental Health Concerns

Rare Beauty, Maybelline New York and Philosophy are among the brands looking to help consumers suffering from anxiety and depression.

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Drunk Elephant, Indie Lee, Laneige and many others are ranked among the best skincare products of all time.

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The 100 Greatest Skin Care Products of All Time

The 100 top treatment products of all time, as voted on by beauty industry insiders.

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The Ordinary Deciem Estée Lauder

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All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

Beauty M&A deals from Estée Lauder, Shiseido, L’Oréal and more.

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Bobbi Brown

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How Low-fi Content Is Driving High Sales Growth

Bobbi Brown, Jenna Lyons, Trinny Woodall and others are harnessing the power of home-created social media content to drive sales.

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Beauty Spending Will Look Different in 2021

“They’re calling it the she-session. That’s going to affect beauty sales, that’s going to affect the quest for value.”

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Inside Douglas' Berlin flagship

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Douglas Q1 E-commerce Sales Soar 74.3%

The prestige beauty seller’s overall sales declined 9.3 percent in the three months ended Dec. 31, 2020.

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Clinique, Weleda and Dr. Jart+ are among the top-rated moisturizers.

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15 Best Moisturizers Under $100 According to the Beauty Industry

In WWD Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care Products, moisturizers were by far the most voted category. Here, the options under $100 that made the cut.

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The Ordinary, Glam glow, and Sisley are among the top face masks.

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12 Best Face Masks of All Time According to the Beauty Industry

2020 may have brought attention to a new type of face masks, but the skin care varietal showed enduring appeal. Consumer preferences range from exfoliation, clearing treatments targeting acne, or those with anti-aging ingredients like retinol. Here, the 12 face masks voted on in WWD Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care Products.

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Youth To The People, Indie Lee and Cetaphil are among the top cleansers.

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15 Best Cleansers of All Time According to the Beauty Industry

Behind moisturizers, cleansers made up the second largest category in Beauty Inc’s list of the 100 Greatest Skin Care Products of All Time. Industry insider’s preferences ranged from the gentle to the resurfacing, as you’ll see in the list here.

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Coach Teams With Sephora for Makeup Collection

Dinosaurs and unicorns will be featured on the products that are being targeted to Gen Z and Millennials.

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Then I Met You, Belief and Glow Recipe are among the top Korean beauty products.

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5 Best K-beauty Products of All Time According to the Beauty Industry

K-beauty may have hit the mainstream consumer years ago, but industry voters prove the products are here to stay. Whether it be the persistent popularity of Glass Skin, or an extra emphasis on ingredients and technology, see the six best K-beauty products voted on in WWD Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care of All Time.

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Nuxe, Bioderma and La-Roche Posay are among the best French pharmacy beauty products.

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11 Best French Pharmacy Products According to the Beauty Industry

French pharmacy products were a repeat favorite among industry voters in Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care Products. Here, the 11 best french pharmacy products, which range from a cult-favorite toner to a homepathic balm for the face and body.

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A product from 111Skin.

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Vaultier7 Makes Multimillion-Pound Investment in London’s 111Skin

It’s set to be a big year for 111Skin, as the brand plans to expand into new territories and launch supplements, ampoules and liquid masks.

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Burt's Bees, Laneige and Roc are among the best eye and lip products.

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7 Best Eye and Lip Products of All Time According to the Beauty Industry

Focus on the eyes and lips transcends categories, industry voters show. Whether it be a bestselling lip mask or an all-purpose salve known for its soothing properties, discover the eye and lip products voted on in WWD Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care Products of All Time. 

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Drunk Elephant, Kate Somerville and SkinCeuticals are among the top clinical skincare products.

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14 Best Clinical Skin Care Products According to the Beauty Industry

Clinical skin care regained its place as the largest segment of the skin-care market in 2020, according to the NPD Group. It’s also top of mind for industry voters. Here, discover the top clinical skin care products, as part of WWD Beauty Inc’s 100 Greatest Skin Care Products of All Time.

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Backstage at Max Mara RTW Fall 2021

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Backstage at Max Mara RTW Fall 2021

Backstage pictures from Max Mara RTW Fall 2021 collection.

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Romain Gaillard

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West Coast Watch: The Latest in Clean Beauty

The Detox Market founder Romain Gaillard shares the retailer’s newest technology, offered in partnership with Good Face Project.

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Madison Reed Hair Color

Hair

Madison Reed Doubles Sales, Raises $52 Million

“We have a completely different business than we had 18 months ago.”

clock February 24, 2021Allison Collins

Backstage at Del Core RTW Fall 2021

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Backstage at Del Core RTW Fall 2021

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Phlur Fragrance

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EXCLUSIVE: The Center Acquires Phlur, the Clean Fragrance Company

The brand is currently available via direct-to-consumer and found at Credo and Sephora.

clock February 24, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

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Estée Lauder Is Closing Becca

Negatively impacted by the coronavirus, Becca will officially close in September.

clock February 24, 2021Allison Collins

We Are Paradoxx products

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We Are Paradoxx, a Prestige Plastic-free Beauty Company, Raises $4 Million

The Belfast-based hair and skin care-maker was launched in 2019.

clock February 24, 2021Jennifer Weil

Christie Brinkley SBLA

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EXCLUSIVE: Supermodel Christie Brinkley Talks About the At-home Devices She Uses to Target Signs of Aging

Brinkley has partnered with SBLA, created by cofounder and chief executive officer Randi Shinder.

clock February 24, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Backstage at Alberta Ferretti RTW Fall 2021

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Backstage at Alberta Ferretti RTW Fall 2021

See all the looks from the collection.

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Alewya Demmisse in "Tall are the Roots."

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For Byredo, Filmmaker Fenn O’Meally Captures Today’s Zeitgeist

She created a film called “Tall Are the Roots” for the launch of Byredo’s new perfume, Mixed Emotions.

clock February 24, 2021Jennifer Weil

Heyday

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Heyday Closes Series B, Inks Franchise Agreement

The company plans to open 40 physical locations in the next five years through a franchise agreement with Level 5 Capital Partners.

clock February 23, 2021Alexa Tietjen

The Ordinary Products

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EXCLUSIVE: In Largest Deal Yet, Estée Lauder to Acquire Deciem at $2.2B Valuation

In three years, Lauder plans to buy the rest of the company at a to-be-determined valuation.

clock February 23, 2021Allison Collins

Chanel LipScanner

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How Chanel Developed Its LipScanner Technology

The app required labeling “tens of thousands” of images, said Cédric Begon, director of innovation programs and partnerships within Chanel’s Research team.

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Nidhi Sunil L'Oreal Paris

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Nidhi Sunil Is L’Oréal Paris’ First Indian Model Global Ambassador

Sunil is a former environmental attorney who has spoken out about colorism and gendercide within Indian culture.

clock February 22, 2021Alexa Tietjen

HydraFacial

Skin Care

Behind HydraFacial’s $1 Billion Valuation 

HydraFacial has released sales figures and they are higher than expected.

clock February 22, 2021Allison Collins

Hey Humans Maesa The Smith Family

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: The Smith Family, Maesa Create Personal Care Brand

Hey Humans will bow at Target with four products that are 99 percent plastic-free, according to the company.

clock February 22, 2021Alexa Tietjen

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The Top 10 Skin Concerns, Ranked by Revieve

Data from Revieve’s AI Skin Advisory Solutions show exploding adoption rates — and heightened consumer concern around aging.

clock February 21, 2021James Manso

Scent for Good's two debut products are a hand sanitizer and mask spray, priced $35 and $45, respectively.

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Dawn and Samantha Goldworm Launch Scent for Good

The industry veterans behind 12.29 are now scenting hand sanitizer, face masks and hospital spaces.

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Nicolas Hieronimus

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L’Oréal’s Next CEO Shares Vision

Nicolas Hieronimus’ strategy for the group is shaped around three words: continuity, confidence and ambition.

clock February 20, 2021Jennifer Weil

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EXCLUSIVE: Celebrity Hairstylist Chris Appleton Releases First Product, Money

It’s a vegan hair mask made for all hair types, said Appleton, who works with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa and Katy Perry.

clock February 19, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

The Granado Pink line.

Beauty Features

Taxes, Red Tape Squeeze Brazilian Beauty Exporters

As exports rise, Brazil’s beauty producers are looking to the government to finally ease onerous taxes.

clock February 19, 2021Ivan Castano

The Lip Bar Melissa Butler

Beauty Features

How Melissa Butler Brought The Lip Bar From Her Kitchen to Walmart

The former stockbroker and Lip Bar founder talks business values, her brand’s expansion into Walmart and the future of the Lip Bar.

clock February 19, 2021James Manso

Jamie Kern Lima built It into a retail powerhouse.

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Last Call: Jamie Kern Lima on the Making of an It Girl

From the highest highs to the lowest lows, Jamie Kern Lima writes of building a billion-dollar beauty brand in her new book.

clock February 19, 2021Jenny B. Fine

Instagram posts featuring gold face and eye masks are driving sales for beauty brands during the pandemic.

Beauty Features

The Thread: Gold Face Masks Drive Buzz — and Sales

Gold face masks are driving organic social media content, resulting in a sales boost for brands.

clock February 19, 2021Alexa Tietjen and James Manso

Plastic Surgery and Treatments

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Celebrity Plastic Surgery and Beauty Treatments During COVID-19, Ahead of Virtual Award Shows

Dermatologists and plastic surgeons to the stars share today’s go-to facials, devices and cosmetic procedures.

clock February 19, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Art of Sport ambassador James Harden

Body Care

Art of Sport Secures $6 Million in Funding, Adds Retail Partners

The sports-driven body care company adds Mark Cuban to its investors, and is entering Walgreens, CVS and other retailers this year.

clock February 17, 2021Obi Anyanwu

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Beauty Features

What Does the AmfAR Gala Smell Like?

The foundation has launched a pair of fragrances to raise money for AIDS research and its COVID-19 fund.

clock February 17, 2021Alexa Tietjen

Old Spice barbershop

Hair

Old Spice Debuts First Barbershop in Ohio

The 3,500-square-foot barbershop near Ohio State also houses a content production studio for celebrity barbers to produce content.

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The O.W.N brand.

Skin Care

Beiersdorf Launches Personalized Face Care

The group has introduced a direct-to-consumer, vegan brand called Only What’s Needed, or O.W.N.

clock February 17, 2021Jennifer Weil

Beiersdorf products from Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie.

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Beiersdorf Anticipates Sales Recovery This Year

The maker of Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie products’ sales were hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

clock February 16, 2021Jennifer Weil

Jones Road Bobbi Brown

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Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown’s Jones Road Launches Skin Care

The Miracle Cream was modeled after Jones Road’s Miracle Balm, which has a wait list of 20,000.

clock February 16, 2021Alexa Tietjen

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