P&G Jon Moeller

Beauty Features

P&G’s Jon Moeller Will Become CEO

Current CEO David Taylor will become executive chairman.

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L'Oréal's headquarters

Beauty Features

L’Oréal Returns to Pre-COVID-19 Growth in H1

The world’s largest beauty company’s sales accelerated in the second quarter of this year, bolstered by all divisions and geographic zones.

clock 5hJennifer Weil

Prada Luna Rossa Ocean

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Jake Gyllenhaal Fronts Prada Luna Rossa Ocean Men’s Scent

The fragrance, due out starting in early August, is the first scent to be developed for the brand under license with L’Oréal.

clock 5hJennifer Weil

Vella Bioscience Inc's Women's Pleasure Serum

Body Care

High-end Retailers Are Betting on the Female Orgasm

Bergdorf’s, Neiman’s, Saks and Nordstrom are about to start stocking Vella Bioscience’s women’s pleasure serum.

clock July 28, 2021Emily Burns

Adam Driver gallops into Burberry's latest fragrance campaign.

Fragrance

Burberry Unveils Hero, Riccardo Tisci’s First Fragrance for the Brand

Burberry Hero is the brand’s second major fragrance to launch with Coty after Burberry Her.

clock July 28, 2021Samantha Conti

Good Girl by Carolina Herrera

Beauty Features

Puig Secures 200 Million Euro Sustainability-linked Loan

The group’s first sustainable financing operation was made with Banco Sabadell.

clock July 28, 2021Jennifer Weil

Inside Givaudan

Beauty Features

Givaudan Invests in Chinese Fragrance and Beauty Incubator Next Beauty

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier keeps delving deeper in the country.

clock July 28, 2021Jennifer Weil

Sephora 34th Street Store Grand Opening  on March 30, 2017 in New York City.

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Sephora to Add More Black-owned Brands

The retailer will reach the 15 percent benchmark in prestige hair care by yearend.

clock July 28, 2021Alexa Tietjen

Lord Jones Bump + Smooth CBD Serum

Body Care

12 AHA Body Products on the Market Now

AHA-based product searches have seen the greatest growth within the body lotion category, up 21.1 percent since last year.

clock July 27, 2021Emily Burns

Planity

Beauty Features

Beauty Booking Appointment Company Planity Raising 30 Million Euros

France’s leading beauty appointment booking company will use the funds to accelerate its growth at home and abroad.

clock July 27, 2021Jennifer Weil

Huda Beauty Huda Kattan Ketish

Beauty Features

Huda Kattan’s Angel Fund Backs New Sexual Wellness Brand, Ketish

Ketish, a sexual wellness company, is being launched by former Huda Beauty product developer, Emaan Abbass.

clock July 26, 2021Allison Collins

HARRODS HAIR AND BEAUTY SALON - JULY 2021NEW SPACE INTERIORS PHOTOGRAPHER - JULIAN BROAD

Beauty Features

Hair by Harrods: A Multitasking Salon Opens at the Knightsbridge Store

Harrods’ new Hair and Beauty Salon offers an array of treatments and services, including a library of hair extensions, scalp facials and private stations for cut, color and styling.

clock July 26, 2021Samantha Conti

Color Cosmetics

Fashion Fair Is Coming Back — and It’s Going to Be Sold at Sephora

Makeup brand Fashion Fair will relaunch this fall under Desirée Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack.

clock July 26, 2021Allison Collins

Inside the Maison Fragonard

Beauty Features

Fragonard Opens Guest House in Arles

The French beauty and lifestyle brand ventured into a new territory with the Maison Fragonard.

clock July 25, 2021Jennifer Weil

Uoma by Sharon C.

Beauty Features

Five Indie Beauty Brands Launching in Walmart

As the world’s largest retailer looks to modernize its beauty offer, a crop of indie brands are entering its doors.

clock July 24, 2021James Manso

The OVE face mask

Beauty Features

Olivier Lapidus Teams With Lucibel on LED Face Mask

Frédéric Granotier, founder and president of Lucibel, contacted the designer about a possible collaboration.

clock July 24, 2021Jennifer Weil

Inside Luxbae

Beauty Features

West Coast Watch: Georgia May Jagger’s Bleach Salon Among Summer Beauty and Wellness Openings

Pepper and Luxbae have also made debuts.

clock July 24, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Guess is launching Effect, its first skin care range.

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Guess Introduces New Fragrance, Skin Care

The range, called Guess Effect, will be launching August 1.

clock July 23, 2021James Manso

Ultraniche fragrance brand Amouage boutique store

Fragrance

Niche Fragrance Brand Amouage Expands Into the U.S.

The Oman-based company is set to open with brick-and-mortar partners through 2023.

clock July 23, 2021Emily Burns

Daniel Mahler

Beauty Features

Executive Moves at Estée Lauder Cos., Maesa and Prose

Prose leaned heavier into purpose, and Ideal Image tapped a Drybar cofounder for its board.

clock July 23, 2021James Manso

The Ordinary Products

Beauty Features

The Ordinary, CeraVe Are TikTok’s Biggest Searched Beauty Brands

Data from Skincare Hero shows the amount of content a beauty brand produces on the platform does not impact its popularity.

clock July 23, 2021James Manso

Live Tinted Huegard sunscreen

Beauty Features

Matter of Influence: Deepica Mutyala on Creating a New Kind of Mineral Sunscreen

Live Tinted’s newest release is Hueguard, a primer and moisturizer with SPF 30 and a 10,000-person waitlist.

clock July 23, 2021Alexa Tietjen

Musab Balbale

Beauty Features

How Walmart Is Reinventing Its Beauty Model

With a combination of speed, product selection and storytelling, Musab Balbale is looking to write a new chapter for Walmart’s beauty business.

clock July 23, 2021Jenny B. Fine

Marina Sersale and Sebastián Alvarez Murena at Hotel Le Sirenuse in Positano, Italy.

Fragrance

The Couple Instilling the Essence of Italy in Fragrances for 20 Years

On occasion of the 20th anniversary of beauty brand Eau d’Italie, founders Marina Sersale and Sebastián Alvarez Murena launched a new fragrance and revamped packaging, setting the tone for the label’s next chapters.

clock July 23, 2021Sandra Salibian

Sephora is acquiring Feelunique.

Beauty Features

Sephora Acquiring U.K. Online Prestige Beauty Seller Feelunique

The move gives LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned Sephora a firm foothold in the lucrative U.K. beauty market.

clock July 23, 2021Jennifer Weil and Samantha Conti

Elaine MacNeil

Beauty Features

Elaine MacNeil, Former L’Oréal USA Executive, Dies at 72

The former general manager of Urban Decay and consultant for L’Oréal Luxe was 72.

clock July 22, 2021James Manso

Inside Givaudan

Beauty Features

Givaudan’s Fragrance Business Rebounds in First Half

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier’s sales in the period were bolstered by its fine fragrance activity.

clock July 22, 2021Jennifer Weil

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 Announces Clean + Planet Positive Program

The announcement confirms WWD’s June report on the then-rumored program.

clock July 22, 2021James Manso

Kroma superfoods

Beauty Features

Superfood Company Kroma Launches With Funding From Gwyneth Paltrow

The brand received $5.5 million in seed funding, including from Paltrow, Amy Schumer and Jessica Seinfeld.

clock July 22, 2021Emily Burns

Lumin men's skin care

Beauty Features

Updated: All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

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

clock July 22, 2021Allison Collins

Angelina Jolie

Beauty Features

Angelina Jolie Speaks at Guerlain, UNESCO’s Women for Bees Ceremony

Angelina Jolie, Guerlain and UNESCO are behind the program to empower women by caring for bees, an endangered species.

clock July 22, 2021Jennifer Weil

Meridian Men's Grooming, manscaping

Beauty Features

Eurazeo Brands’ Next Bet Is on Men’s Grooming

“Men’s has historically been an underserved market.”

clock July 21, 2021Allison Collins

Ulta Beauty at Target

Beauty Features

Target, Ulta Beauty Unveil Brand Lineup

The Ordinary and MAC Cosmetics are among the more than 50 brands participating.

clock July 21, 2021James Manso

QVC and HSN Beauty Bash

Beauty Features

QVC, HSN Bring Back Beauty Bash

QVC and HSN are bringing back the annual live event in its first digital incarnation.

clock July 21, 2021James Manso

The Roma Uomo Green Swing fragrance by Laura Biagiotti.

Fragrance

Laura Biagiotti Gears Up for Ryder Cup With New Fragrance

The sport event will be hosted in 2023 at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club where the Roman fashion house is headquartered.

clock July 20, 2021Sandra Salibian

From IEVA Group

Beauty Features

IEVA Group Acquires Second Retail Chain

The connected beauty company linking wellbeing, personalized solutions and the environment, has just acquired Boudoir du Regard.

clock July 20, 2021Jennifer Weil

Violette Serrat

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Violette Serrat to Create Makeup for Guerlain

Violette Serrat will become the brand’s creative director for makeup on Aug. 1, succeeding Olivier Echaudemaison after 21 years at the house.

clock July 20, 2021Jennifer Weil

Thirteen Lune Site

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Thirteen Lune to Launch In-store at J.C. Penney

The American department store chain is rethinking its beauty strategy as it introduces J.C. Penney Beauty later this year, dedicated to showcasing Black- and brown-owned brands — a mission e-commerce platform Thirteen Lune has had from the start.

clock July 20, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

A Birchbox assortment.

Beauty Features

Beauty Boxes Favored by Consumers, Data Shows

Data from retail tech company Emarsys shows that more consumers subscribe to beauty subscriptions than any other category.

clock July 17, 2021James Manso

Armani-Prive Couture Fall 2021

Beauty Features

Eye Spy at Couture Fall 2021

From Armani Privé to Alexis Mabille, Schiaparelli and RVDK Ronald Van Der Kemp Couture, peepers were dressed up in colors.

clock July 17, 2021Jennifer Weil

Jessica Alba

Beauty Features

Jessica Alba Introduces The Honest Company’s Enhanced, Sustainably Minded Packaging and New Beauty Line

The entrepreneur and actress, whose lifestyle company went public in May, is utilizing compostable “tree-free” cartons made from upcycled sugarcane byproduct and unveiling a “daily defense” collection, out July 19 on Honest.com.

clock July 16, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

The Surf Lodge beauty minibar

Beauty Features

The Surf Lodge Reboots Beauty Minibars

The complementary assortment features brands like Chantecaille, Lord Jones and Sachajuan.

clock July 16, 2021James Manso

Youthforia's bestseller is its liquid blush.

Beauty Features

Youthforia, the Post-Pandemic Makeup-Skin Care Hybrid Label to Know

The TikTok native and green beauty brand is best known for its color-changing blush.

clock July 16, 2021Tiffany Ap

Carlotta Jacobson:

Beauty Features

Brooke Shields, CEW Announce Beauty Creator Awards Finalists

The CEW kicked off the 28th anniversary of their beauty awards with finalist previews, trend insights and wellness panels.

clock July 16, 2021Emily Burns

Jackie Aina Forvr Mood

Beauty Features

Matter of Influence: Jackie Aina Brings Forvr Mood to Sephora

Forvr Mood, which has sold more than 200,000 candles, will build out Sephora’s home fragrance category.

clock July 16, 2021Alexa Tietjen

A rendering of the new beauty bar at the new Flannels beauty hall

Beauty Features

The Future of the Beauty Hall, According to British Retailer Flannels

The retailer is making its first foray into beauty, with a new concept that focuses on cross-selling and interactive experiences, such as in-store beauty bars.

clock July 16, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Plants in test tubes, isolated on white

Beauty Features

Is Clean Beauty Still Relevant?

Industry players weigh in on the backlash “clean” has been receiving online, as the movement celebrates National Clean Beauty Day on July 15, created to help educate consumers on the significance of conscious skin care and cosmetics consumption.

clock July 15, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Sol de Janeiro x Anitta

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Anitta, Sol de Janeiro Collaborate on Fragrance

Simply called Sol de Janeiro x Anitta Hair & Body Fragrance Mist, the scent will launch Aug. 10.

clock July 15, 2021James Manso

European Wax Center's New EWC Line

Beauty Features

European Wax Center Files for IPO

Per the company’s SEC filing, last year’s sales hit $469 million.

clock July 14, 2021Emily Burns

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