Nathalie Berger Duquene

Beauty Features

Beauty Executive Moves at Tom Ford Beauty and MAC Cosmetics

L’Oréal gained a new chief executive officer, and Tom Ford has a new senior vice president of global marketing.

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Kenneth Battelle at work with a client.

Beauty Features

Jackie Kennedy’s and Marilyn Monroe’s Stylist ‘Mr. Kenneth’ Portrayed in New Book

The hairstylist worked with legions of well-known women, photographers and magazine editors.

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Nicolas Hieronimus

Beauty Features

A Snapshot of Nicolas Hieronimus, L’Oréal’s Next CEO

The group’s current deputy ceo, in charge of divisions, has a soft spot for music and science fiction.

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Beauty Features

Makeup Artists Share Their Favorite Past Halloween Looks

Daniel Martin, Michael Anthony and more share their favorite past Halloween makeup looks.

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Beauty Features

Australia’s Adore Beauty Raises $192 Million in IPO

The pure-play online beauty retailer was the year’s biggest Australian share market float.

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Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Collection

Beauty Features

Five Oat Beauty Product Launches

Various formats of oat are garnering the grain some extra attention.

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Erno Laszlo's Firmarine Lift Face Powder Mask.

Beauty Features

At-Home Beauty to Rule Holiday Season, Predictions Say

Holiday predictions from Spate show the home spa environment reigning supreme.

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The Eiffel Tower.

Beauty Features

French Cosmetics Market Expected to Rebound in 2022

Sales from France’s beauty product exports should return to pre-coronavirus levels by 2023.

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Kenneth Ize RTW Spring 2021

Beauty Features

How to Glam Up the Designer Fragrance Category Again

From launching new labels to mining established brands’ heritage, industry experts share strategic insights.

clock October 23, 2020Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Jackie Kennedy’s and Marilyn Monroe’s Stylist ‘Mr. Kenneth’ Portrayed in New Book

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Jason Wu Beauty

Beauty Features

Jason Wu to Debut Beauty Line at Target

The fashion designer teamed with NYX Cosmetics founder Toni Ko and her new incubator, Bespoke Beauty Brands.

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L'Oréal's headquarters

Beauty Features

L’Oréal Q3 Sales Decline 2%

The world’s largest beauty company’s business was bolstered by the Active Cosmetics Division in the period.

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Alicia Keys

Beauty Features

Alicia Keys’ ‘Keys Soulcare’ Headed to Ulta

The brand revealed its retail partner at its launch event last night.

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Edgar Huber

Beauty Features

Sue Nabi Makes Hires at Coty, Edgar Huber to Exit the Business

Coty is hiring L’Oréal veteran Isabelle Bonfanti and Guerlain’s chief digital officer Jean-Denis Mariani.

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Morphe Parent Buys Lipstick Queen

Lipstick Queen is the latest line to join the Morphe family under new parent company Forma Brands.

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Beauty Features

Creed Debuts Aventus 10th-Anniversary Bottle

The limited-edition bottle marks a decade of the house’s bestseller.

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No. 21 to Debut Beauty Line by Celebrity Makeup Artist Ayako

The makeup products will be available at the brand’s new Garange Ventuno temporary store opening in Osaka on Nov. 4.

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Beauty Features

P&G’s Grooming Business Sees an Uptick

The segment is now trying to serve those who shave, but also those who don’t.

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EXCLUSIVE: John Paul Mitchell Systems’ New Paul Mitchell Clean Beauty Line

The launch is available today and enters select retailers on Nov. 1.

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Beauty Features

Ingenuity in Action

Top industry execs share new skills they picked up during the coronavirus pandemic.

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WWD Beauty Inc panel

Beauty Features

How Beauty’s Leading Black Founders Are Driving Opportunity

Starting a brand is hard enough, but for Black women, the challenges are even greater. Here, four entrepreneurs share how they’ve navigated through the difficulties to create companies with true lasting power.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Beauty Features

Master Class: Tracee Ellis Ross’ CEO Lessons From Pattern Beauty’s First Year

“It reinvigorated the mission—that we were a brand centered around Black beauty,” she said of pivoting to respond to the racial reckoning and social justice uprisings.

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Money Inc

Beauty Features

Money Inc: Insights From the Next Generation of Female Beauty Investors

“If you don’t change the makeup of the people in the room making investment decisions, how are you going to confirm you’re looking at and seeing the brands across the ecosystem?

clock October 16, 2020Allison Collins

Kris Jenner

Beauty Features

How Kris Jenner Built a Beauty Empire

From reality TV star to entrepreneur par excellence, Kris Jenner has harnessed the power of social media to build a billion-dollar brand empire for her family. And she’s just getting started.

clock October 16, 2020Jenny B. Fine

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Beauty Features

L’Oréal’s Cecilia Nelson-Hurt: Dream Weaver

For Nelson-Hurt, knitting is much more than a pastime.

clock October 16, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Teens on Self-Image, Social Media and Life in an Age of Uncertainty

Beauty Features

Teens on Self-Image, Social Media and Life in an Age of Uncertainty

Inside the minds of Gen Z.

clock October 16, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Harley Weir

Beauty Features

Through the Unique Lens of Harley Weir

Some might find her photographic images raw, but she disagrees, calling them “very fantastical.”

clock October 16, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

Dennis McEniry to Retire From Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.

McEniry, president of ELC’s online division, will be succeeded by Gibu Thomas, who joins the company from PepsiCo.

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Wellness Watch: Generation Sexual Wellness

Beauty Features

Wellness Watch: Generation Sexual Wellness

A new wave of intimate and feminine care brands are catering to Gen Z.

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Diptyque Unveils Two New York Ateliers

The two stores in SoHo and Williamsburg cater to both preexisting and emerging markets for the brand.

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Kaley Cuoco, Rashida Jones and Chelsea Handler Support Jamie Greenberg’s New Cosmetics Line

The makeup artist to the stars releases her first product today, the blighlighter.

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Wella Company Names New CEO

Annie Young-Scrivner will start in the role once KKR acquires 60 percent of Wella from Coty Inc.

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MAC Cosmetics Partners With Postmates

Lipstick, delivered in two hours or less.

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Beauty Features

The Laundress, Aromatherapy Associates Collaborate on Cleaning Essentials

The collaboration reimagines The Laundress’ hero products in aromatherapeutic scents.

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Beauty Features

Byredo Chief and Ikea Cook Up Scented Candles

The line of 13 candles, called Osynlig, will be available in Ikea stores and through its digital platforms starting in November.

clock October 15, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

New L’Oréal CEO Appointment Lauded

Nicolas Hieronimus will succeed Jean-Paul Agon as chief executive officer at the world’s largest beauty manufacturer on May 1.

clock October 15, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

Standard Dose Lays Down Roots in the U.K., Starting With John Lewis

Anthony Saniger, who founded the multibrand platform, is ready to trumpet the benefits of CBD, and plant-based wellness, in the European market.

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Beauty Features

Nicolas Hieronimus Named L’Oréal CEO

Currently deputy ceo in charge of divisions, Nicolas Hieronimus will succeed Jean-Paul Agon on May 1.

clock October 14, 2020Jennifer Weil

Brittney Ogike And Kimberly Smith

Beauty Features

For Black Beauty Retailers, Community Is Key

At WWD’s virtual retail summit, Black-owned retailers describe buying Black as a “movement, not a moment.”

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Sonia Summers

Beauty Features

Beauty Barrage Founder Offers Tips to Bridge In-store, Virtual Selling

The company’s beauty ambassadors have hit on a new set of best practices to drive sales during the pandemic.

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Beauty Features

Sephora’s Jean-André Rougeot on the Future of Beauty Retail

“We need to find other reasons for stores to be around.”

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Beauty Features

L’Oréal Reportedly Poised to Appoint New CEO

Nicolas Hieronimus will be named the group’s next chief executive officer, according to Le Figaro.

clock October 14, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Emily Ratajkowski Joins Loops Beauty as Partner, Creative Director

Ratajkowski is the latest in a laundry list of celebrities to cash in on the market’s resilience.

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Megan Grant

Beauty Features

L’Oréal’s Megan Grant on Pivoting From Department Stores to Digital

“We used to sit around the conference table and wondered how we’d ever get people to buy fragrances online, when in reality we just had to try and see what worked.”

clock October 14, 2020Ellen Thomas

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Beauty Features

Here’s How Retailers Should Engage Latinx Beauty Shoppers — Beyond Latinx Heritage Month

As shopping moves online during the coronavirus pandemic, retailers and brands are placing increased focus on digital selling tools.

clock October 13, 2020Allison Collins

SheaMoisture's "It Comes Naturally campaign" features work by Black and multicultural creatives.

Beauty Features

SheaMoisture to Reinvest in Black Women Entrepreneurs With New Campaign

The campaign, “It Comes Naturally,” features work by Black and multicultural creatives.

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Beauty Features

Bluegem Capital Partners Acquires Panzeri Diffusion

That company will be merged with Pool Service/Medavita to form Italy’s third-largest professional hair-care group.

clock October 12, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Eye Candy: Women of Worth

A look back at memorable moments from the CEW Achiever Awards.

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Beauty Features

Klarna Heralds ‘Health Over Wealth’ Holiday Season

Data from Klarna indicates that consumers are carrying their wellness-oriented mind-sets into the holiday season.

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