Fenty Skin

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: Fenty Skin’s Meteoric Pre-Launch Rise

New data from Tribe Dynamics shows near unprecedented traction for a brand before launch.

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Tev Finger Luxury Brand Partners

Beauty Features

Master Class: Tevya Finger

The Luxury Brand Partners chief executive officer shares insights on securing funding, launching brands during the pandemic and how COVID-19 is shaping his outlook on office real estate.

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Beauty Features

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Change Comes to Beauty

As the demand for social justice spreads across the globe, Beauty Inc asked The Benchmarking Co. to survey brands on how they are responding — and the changes they’re making to be truly inclusive.

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Beauty Features

Analyze That: Can Prestige Makeup’s Biggest Players Make a Comeback?

With color cosmetics sales in the U.S. facing steep declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest brands are hurting the most.

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Musab Balbale

Beauty Features

Walmart’s New Beauty VP Musab Balbale Wants to Redefine E-commerce

Balbale is replacing Jody Pinson in a new role that oversees both e-commerce and the in-store shopping experience.

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Dollar Shave Club's old and new logo

Products

Dollar Shave Club Debuts New Look With Omnichannel Model

The Unilever-owned brand has a new redesign to mark its retail distribution that will begin in October at Walmart.

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Sunday II Sunday

Beauty Features

Johnson & Johnson Invests in Black-Owned Hair Brand Sunday II Sunday

Founder Keenan Beasley compared the line to “ath-leisure” for textured hair.

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Hair stylist Rachel Lee mixed the edgy with the feminine for modelsÕ hair in RodarteÕs lookbook.

Beauty Features

The Best Hair and Makeup from New York Fashion Week Spring 2021 Ready to Wear

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Attendees at the "Brands With A Mission" event.

Beauty Features

Karine Ohana Hosts ‘Brands With a Mission’ Event

The meeting, a mix of in-person and online attendees, had a green theme.

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Cosmoprof's new ad campaign that will be used to promote the format's events in 2021.

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Partners With Alibaba, Born, Needl for Digital Edition

The second iteration of the “WeCosmoprof” format will run Oct. 5 to 18.

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John Boyega for Jo Malone London

Fragrance

John Boyega Cuts Ties With Jo Malone After China Campaign Recast

Boyega was swapped in Jo Malone’s Chinese campaign with Chinese actor Haoran Liu, without notice from the brand.

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Ellen Covey

Fragrance

Bat Lady: Perfumer Ellen Covey on Her Various Pursuits

Ellen Covey is a professor with a passion for bats, a perfumer and a professional orchid-grower.

clock September 15, 2020Jennifer Weil

Mikimoto Eau de Parfum

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Mikimoto Launches First Fragrance in the U.S.

The brand’s first go in the category launches on its web site and with Scent Beauty today.

clock September 14, 2020James Manso

Symbiome Skin Care

Skin Care

Symbiome Raises $15M for ‘Ancestral Microbiome’ Skin Range

“We’re delivering the benefits…of the microbes that we once had on our body and our skin.”

clock September 14, 2020Allison Collins

Monat Wellness

Body Care

Direct Seller Monat Launches Wellness Line

The five-piece range launches one year after the brand’s extremely successful skin-care launch.

clock September 12, 2020Emily Burns

Cher

Fragrance

The 2020 Fragrance Foundation Awards: Talking Diversity, Coronavirus

Kim Kardashian West, Cher and Lionel Richie all made virtual appearances.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

The Estee Lauder Companies' Why I Vote Video

Beauty Features

The Estée Lauder Cos. Launches Voting Initiatives

The civic program, focused on content and initiatives, aims to help Lauder employees get out the vote.

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Chris Hobson

Color Cosmetics

ICMAD Re-brands to IBA

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors is now the Independent Beauty Association.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Portraits of Jennifer Lopez, Billie Eilish, Leonardo DiCaprio and More on Auction to Benefit COVID-19 Relief

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: E-girls Overtake Google Search

The e-girl aesthetic dominating TikTok is seeing an explosion in Internet searches, too.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Blue Light Beauty

Beauty Features

Consumers Buy Into Blue Light Protection As WFH Normalizes

“A lot of it had to do with the pandemic and many consumers in lockdown and an increased amount of working from home.”

clock September 11, 2020Emily Burns

Beauty Features

Expressionism in Action

Makeup artist Valentina Li is one of China’s most creative young makeup artists.

clock September 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

Valentina Li

Beauty Features

Valentina Li: Pushing the Bounds of China’s Conceptual Beauty

The makeup artist, known for her imaginative, edgy and sometimes dark looks, has been noticed by industry figures like Erin Parsons and Mert Alas.

clock September 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

Beauty Features

China’s Hottest Makeup Trends

Makeup artist Valentina Li on China’s top makeup trends of 2020 thus far. 

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Martin Brok

Beauty Features

Background Check: Martin Brok, Sephora’s New CEO

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will be joining the world’s largest perfumery chain on Sept. 14.

clock September 11, 2020Jennifer Weil

Elisabeth Moss

Beauty Features

Eye Candy: Glam That Stands The Test Of Time

A look at the winners of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series from the last four years.

clock September 11, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Lashify Control Kit

Beauty Features

Lashify Asks International Trade Commission to Look Into ‘Unlawful Importation’

The lash brand claims imports of Kiss lash products violate a tariff act.

clock September 10, 2020Allison Collins

Sisleya La Cure

Skin Care

After 15 Years in Product Development, Sisley Launches Treatment Program La Cure

After 15 years in development, the Paris-based brand debuts their latest antiaging treatment.

clock September 10, 2020Emily Burns

Ukonwa Ojo

Beauty Features

MAC Cosmetics Exec Ukonwa Ojo Joins Amazon

The tech giant has named Ojo chief marketing officer of Prime Video and Amazon Studios.

clock September 9, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Chris de Lapuente

Beauty Features

Chris de Lapuente Talks Sephora’s CEO Succession and Strategy

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will become the beauty retailer’s president and chief executive officer, reporting to Chris de Lapuente.

clock September 9, 2020Jennifer Weil

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11:  <> on February 11, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for TRESemme)

Hair

TRESemmé Launches Fund for Black Aspiring Hair Stylists

“For TRESemmé, it was a no-brainer to say, ‘where could we help?’ And that we could make this pledge, $100,000, to help women in cosmetology.”

clock September 9, 2020Allison Collins

Lyma laser

Beauty Features

Supplement Brand Lyma Launches At-Home Laser

The wellness company makes its first foray into the skin-care category.

clock September 9, 2020James Manso

Martin Brok

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Martin Brok Named Sephora CEO, Succeeding Chris de Lapuente

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will report to Chris de Lapuente, who is adding other responsibilities within parent company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock September 8, 2020Jennifer Weil

Neutrogena

Beauty Features

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Announces Increased Focused on Ingredient Transparency

The company through its Healthy Lives Mission is pledging to invest $800 million by 2030 on initiatives to better the health of people and the planet.

clock September 8, 2020Ellen Thomas

Madison Beer

Beauty Features

Madison Beer Fronts New Morphe Collection

The influencer’s collection with the makeup brand was inspired by her new album.

clock September 8, 2020Emily Burns

Lenny Kravitz

Fragrance

EXCLUSIVE: Lenny Kravitz Fronting YSL’s Y Scent Franchise

The singer spoke with WWD about collaborating on the fragrance advertising, his upcoming film project and memoir.

clock September 8, 2020Jennifer Weil

Marie Claire

Beauty Features

Marie Claire Group Acquires Branding and Design Agency

Desdoigts & Associés will join the Maire Claire Beauty Group, which was formed in 2015.

clock September 7, 2020Jennifer Weil

A recent Instagram post from @ethanisupreme

Beauty Features

Beauty Influencer Ethan Is Supreme Dies at Age 17

He had more than a half-million Instagram and 139,000 YouTube followers.

clock September 7, 2020Jennifer Weil

The Ordinary Colours

Beauty Features

The Ordinary Launches Colours Foundation at Ulta

The cult-favorite foundations are finally getting a U.S. retail partner.

clock September 7, 2020James Manso

10 of the brand and product launches defining the pre-Holiday fragrance landscape.

Beauty Features

Launch Pad: Fall Fragrance Launches

New launches suggest optimism ahead of the new fragrance season.

clock September 4, 2020James Manso

Dr. Zenovia Skin-Care

Beauty Features

Dr. Zenovia Launches Hormonal Dermatology Line at Sephora

The line makes its debut in the retailer next month with 12 stockkeeping units.

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