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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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King C. Gillette

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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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Paul Mitchell Clean Beauty


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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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.

clock October 16, 2020Booth Moore

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

L'Oréal's Cecilia Nelson-Hurt

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

Dennis McEniry Estee lauder cos.

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.

clock October 16, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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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New Williamsburg store Diptyque

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.

clock October 16, 2020James Manso

Jamie Greenberg

Color Cosmetics

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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Annie Young-Scrivner


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 Postmates

Beauty Features

MAC Cosmetics Partners With Postmates

Lipstick, delivered in two hours or less.

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The Laundress Aromatherapy Associates

Beauty Features

The Laundress, Aromatherapy Associates Collaborate on Cleaning Essentials

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

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The Osynlig collection made by Ben Gorham and Ikea

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

Nicolas Hieronimus

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

A Cashmere Kush scented candle, one of Standard Dose's hero products.

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.

clock October 15, 2020Samantha Conti

Nicolas Hieronimus

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.”

clock October 14, 2020James Manso

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.

clock October 14, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Jean-André Rougeot

Beauty Features

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

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

clock October 14, 2020Ellen Thomas

Nicolas Hieronimus

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

Emily Ratajkowski Loops

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.

clock October 14, 2020James Manso

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


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.

clock October 12, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Milk_Shake products

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


Eye Candy: Women of Worth

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

clock October 9, 2020Jenny B. Fine


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.

clock October 9, 2020James Manso

Rachel Roff Urban Skin RX

Beauty Features

Master Class: Rachel Roff

The founder and chief executive officer of Urban Skin Rx talks the evolution of the skin-care market for Black women and the impacts of the social justice movement on her brand.

clock October 9, 2020James Manso

Mutha No. 1 Face Serum

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Mutha Eyes Skin Care for Expansion

The brand is adding two new skin-care stockkeeping units to its product lineup.

clock October 9, 2020James Manso

Khloe Kardashian Dose & Co

Beauty Features

Khloé Kardashian Invests in Collagen Brand Dose & Co.

“Getting pregnant, I wanted to find ways to better myself. I became obsessed with this whole collagen situation,” Kardashian said.

clock October 9, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Jane Lauder

Beauty Features

Top Talent Honored for CEW Achiever Awards

D: “I decided to bet on myself and do it scared, but do it anyway,” said Erica Culpepper, general manager of L’Oreal Multicultural Beauty.

clock October 9, 2020Allison Collins

Inside Tom Ford's Guangzhou store.

Beauty Features

Tom Ford Beauty Thinks Big in China

The brand has opened its largest freestanding store in the world in Guangzhou.

clock October 9, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Lulu Cordero

Beauty Features

Latinx Founders Open Up About Challenges Faced in Beauty Industry

Despite difficulties accessing funding and broad distribution, Latinx female founders have found an avid consumer base.

clock October 9, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Undercover RTW Spring 2021

Beauty Features

The Biggest Spring 2021 Beauty Trends from Milan and Paris Fashion Week

Forget maskne. This fashion season, it became clear that mask-wearing can be an integral part of any beauty look.

clock October 9, 2020WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Clean Beauty Leaders Talk California’s Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act

“We’re really encouraged by state-level wins, but at the end of the day Beautycounter is active in the democratic process to fundamentally fix the problem, and we need the FDA to say what is safe and what is unsafe.”

clock October 9, 2020Ellen Thomas

From Shiatzy Chen's video

Beauty Features

Spring 2021 Beauty Trends Tick New Boxes

As recent fashion shows went both live and virtual in Europe, hairstylists and makeup artists began redefining what beauty means today.

clock October 9, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian

John Caplan headshot

Beauty Features

Alibaba Pushing Trade Shows With Beauty Fair

The e-commerce giant is bolstering its first business — matching corporate buyers and sellers on the web.

clock October 8, 2020Evan Clark

Barbara Lavernos

Beauty Features

Top-Level Executive Changes Made at L’Oréal

Barbara Lavernos is being promoted and succeeded in her current role by Antoine Vanlaeys, while Laurent Attal is set to retire.

clock October 8, 2020Jennifer Weil

Revlon products

Beauty Features

Behind the Scenes of Revlon’s Debt

“At some point, whether it’s in court or out of court, it will have to be a debt restructuring.”

clock October 8, 2020Allison Collins

Flamingo body care

Beauty Features

Flamingo Expands to Body Care

The Harry’s-owned brand is moving beyond hair removal.

clock October 7, 2020Ellen Thomas

ZO Skin Health Exfoliating Polish

Skin Care

Blackstone Invests in ZO Skin Health

Professional brands have been attracted both strategic buyer and family office interest.

clock October 6, 2020Allison Collins

The Domaine de la Rose by Lancôme

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Lancôme Acquires Organic Rose Domain in Grasse

The brand will use the flowers grown on the four-acre estate in its fragrances.

clock October 4, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

Glowbar Expands to Upper East Side

After months of coronavirus-induced delay, the facial studio’s cofounders talk reopening amid the pandemic.

clock October 2, 2020Ellen Thomas

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