Lauren Conrad

Beauty Features

Lauren Conrad Beauty to Make Retail Debut at Kohl’s

The collection of mid-priced clean makeup and skin care will launch at Kohl’s on Oct. 9.

clock 1hEllen Thomas

Pureté System Hand Sanitizer

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Pureté System and Amass Collaborate on Upscale Hand Sanitizer Systems

The hand sanitizer system producer is partnering with hand sanitizer manufacturer Amass.

clock September 25, 2020James Manso

Jerry Vittoria, Goldie Hawn and Pam Baxter, 2013

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The BeautyCares Dream Ball Over the Years

A look back at the most memorable moment from the BeautyCares Dream Ball over the years.

clock September 25, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Student Council chegg

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Four Students Talk Beauty Values, Black Lives Matter

WWD Beauty Inc asked four students their thoughts on quarantine beauty, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how brand values parlay into their spending habits.

clock September 25, 2020James Manso

Shiseido Americas

Beauty Features

The Beauty Carousel: Moves at Shiseido, La Prairie, Colorproof

Shiseido Americas gets a chief information officer, while Kopari and Colorproof get new chief executive officers.

clock September 25, 2020James Manso

Loops Beauty Shots Studios Syllable Sheet Mask Sam Shahidi

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: Consumers Return to Functionality

September data from Trendalytics show searches indicate skin care’s continued — and growing — dominance.

clock September 25, 2020James Manso

Sarah Creal, co-founder and ceo of Victoria Beckham Beauty

Beauty Features

Victoria Beckham Beauty Powers Through the Pandemic With a Lipstick, and a ‘Clean’ Mascara to Come

A debut line of lipstick called Posh will launch on Oct. 1, followed by a new mascara formulation that cofounder and ceo Sarah Creal says is the dream.

clock September 25, 2020Samantha Conti

Sales of facial tools have surged since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Beauty Features

Skin Health: It’s About the Fat, Too

Facial fitness has largely focused on the muscles of the face, but a new brand called Adipeau says dermal fat is just as vital to skin health.

clock September 25, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Terry Darland

Beauty Features

Master Class: Terry Darland

The veteran beauty executive looks back on a storied career on the eve of being honored at the Look Good Feel Better Dream Ball.

clock September 25, 2020Pete Born

MAC Cosmetics retail concept

Beauty Features

MAC Cosmetics Is Piloting a Retail Concept in New York City

MAC Innovation Lab: Queens Center will test a variety of omnichannel experiences.

clock September 25, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Jerry Vittoria, Goldie Hawn and Pam Baxter, 2013

Beauty Features

The BeautyCares Dream Ball Over the Years

clock September 25, 2020WWD Staff

Rico Nasty makeup collaboration with Il Makiage

Beauty Features

The Latinx Beauty Shopper Outspends Peers by Nearly 30 Percent

“Makeup is more of an act of self-expression, a creative outlet, making you feel good, an extension of self-esteem and who you are,” said Juv’s Juan José Amaya.

clock September 25, 2020Allison Collins

Claire Chung, former YNAP China GM, is now the CEO of beauty start-up Ignae.

Skin Care

Claire Chung, Former YNAP China GM, Joins Beauty Start-up Ignae as CEO

She will lead the brand in a digital-centric and direct-to-consumer approach to expand its global footprint with a focus on China.

clock September 25, 2020Tianwei Zhang

The Maybelline New York "Brave Together" website.

Beauty Features

Maybelline New York Launches Brave Together, Pledges $10 Million to Mental Health Orgs

The brand’s ambitious new global philanthropic initiative aims to destigmatize mental health issues.

clock September 25, 2020Ellen Thomas

Phyto plant-based hair care

Beauty Features

Alès Groupe Acquired by Impala

The beleaguered cosmetics company has been hard-hit by the coronavirus.

clock September 24, 2020Jennifer Weil

Lisa Rinna

Color Cosmetics

Lisa Rinna Launches Rinna Beauty, Lip Collection

The first release comes out on Nov. 1.

clock September 24, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Esi Eggleston Bracey, Unilever

Beauty Features

Can Beauty Be Sustainable?

“The end of life of a material is determined at the point of design.” 

clock September 24, 2020Allison Collins

Issa Rae is the new face and co-owner of clean, textured hair care brand Sienna Naturals.

Beauty Features

Issa Rae Becomes Co-Owner, Face of Sienna Naturals

The actor and “Insecure” creator and star is now an equity partner in the clean beauty brand for textured hair.

clock September 24, 2020James Manso

Aesop products

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Raeburn and Aesop Are Collaborating

Their first joint project will drop in January 2021.

clock September 24, 2020Jennifer Weil

The Trussardi "Le Vie di Milano" collection of fragrances.


Trussardi’s Olfactory Love Letter to Milan

Angelini Beauty, the licensee of Trussardi fragrances, developed six genderless scents dedicated to the streets of the city.

clock September 24, 2020Sandra Salibian

Phil Marchant, P&G

Beauty Features

Procter & Gamble, Royal Botanic Gardens on Sustainable Natural Ingredient Sourcing for Beauty

P&G’s Phil Marchant and the Royal Botanic Gardens’ Monique Simmonds in conversation at the WWD Culture Conference: Sustainability and the Human Element.

clock September 24, 2020Ellen Thomas

Ulta Beauty New York City

Beauty Features

Ulta Beauty Suspends Canada Launch

The beauty retailer is prioritizing its U.S. business.

clock September 23, 2020Allison Collins

Backstage at Fendi RTW Spring 2021

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Backstage at Fendi RTW Spring 2021

Behind the scenes images at Fendi Spring 2021 physical show in Milan.

clock September 23, 2020WWD Staff

La Bouche Rouge

Beauty Features

La Bouche Rouge Raises 2.5 Million Euros

French public investment bank Bpifrance and some business angels have taken a stake in the eco-luxury beauty brand.

clock September 23, 2020Jennifer Weil

Inside "La Beauté Se Cultive"

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Chanel Hosts Botanical Exhibition in Paris

“La Beauté Se Cultive” runs from Sept. 23 to 27 in the Jardin des Plantes.

clock September 22, 2020Jennifer Weil

Alicia Keys Soulcare

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: E.l.f., Alicia Keys Announce Keys Soulcare

The much anticipated beauty brand from Alicia Keys will span categories and launch its first offerings in time for the holidays.

clock September 22, 2020James Manso

Jean-Paul Agon

Beauty Features

Who Will Be L’Oréal’s Next CEO?

Industry sources speculate about who will succeed Jean-Paul Agon at the world’s largest beauty company in 2021.

clock September 22, 2020Jennifer Weil

Unilever products

Beauty Features

Unilever One Step Closer to Headquarters’ Unification

The group’s Dutch shareholders voted in favor of a single London home base for the group.

clock September 21, 2020Jennifer Weil

Sarah Cheung influencer Sacheu beauty

Beauty Features

Influencer Sarah Cheung Launches Sacheu Beauty

Sacheu Beauty will debut on Sept. 25 with two beauty tools.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Charlize Theron

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Charlize Theron on Her Charity’s Partnership With Dior, Sequel to ‘Atomic Blonde’ and More

“I’m not going to lie, it’s tough to stay positive right now,” shared the South African actress, producer and face of Dior’s J’adore fragrance of life amid the pandemic. “But the second we lose hope, we lose the fight.”

clock September 21, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Jenna Lyons

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Jenna Lyons Reimagines False Eyelash Category With LoveSeen

Lyons and former J. Crew makeup artist Troi Ollivierre co-created the eyelash brand, launching with 10 styles.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Mario Dedivanovic

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Mario Dedivanovic Unveils Makeup by Mario Brand

Dedivanovic will launch the brand at Sephora, where he began his career 20 years ago.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Gianluca Toniolo speaking at the fourth edition of the Pambianco Beauty Summit in Milan.

Beauty Features

Italian Beauty Executives Assess Pandemic Impact in Physical Summit

Speakers at the event agreed that 2021 will be a transitional year.

clock September 18, 2020Sandra Salibian

Rodarte New York Fashion Week Spring 2021 Ready to Wear

Beauty Features

Eye Candy: The Best Hair and Makeup From NYFW Spring 2021

For New York Fashion Week’s first digital incarnation, beauty looks focusing on fantasy kept viewers’ eyes above the neckline.

clock September 18, 2020James Manso

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.

clock September 18, 2020James Manso

Tev Finger Luxury Brand Partners

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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.

clock September 18, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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.

clock September 18, 2020Jenny B. Fine

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.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

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.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

Dollar Shave Club's old and new logo


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.

clock September 18, 2020Obi Anyanwu

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.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

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

clock September 18, 2020WWD Staff

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.

clock September 17, 2020Jennifer Weil

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.

clock September 15, 2020Sandra Salibian

Mira Beauty

Beauty Features

Mira Beauty Raises $9M From Unilever Ventures and 14W

The business plans to phase out its beta app and focus on its web site going forward.

clock September 15, 2020Allison Collins

John Boyega for Jo Malone London


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.

clock September 15, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Ellen Covey


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

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