Kris Jenner

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Kris Jenner on Her Skin Care Line

The skin care line will be launched when the “time feels right.”

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Alexandra Trower

Beauty Features

Alexandra Trower, Lauder Communications Guru, Retires

“I chose this moment because it felt like the sweet spot of being able to leave at the peak,” Trower said.

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EXCLUSIVE: Sex Tech Company Lora DiCarlo Launches on Republic

The company, co-owned by Cara Delevingne, expects to do as much as $10 million in sales this year.

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Pai Skincare

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Courtin-Clarins Family Invests in Pai Skincare

Last week, the family also acquired a château in southwest France.

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Beauty Features

Amazon’s Top Cleanser Searches in 2020

New data from Label Insight shows what Amazon shoppers are looking for in cleansers.

clock April 10, 2021James Manso

Kerry Evans Elemis

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Executive Hires at Sally Beauty, Elemis, IRI

Elemis made international executive appointments, and IRI has a new CEO.

clock April 10, 2021James Manso

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Hair

Dyson Hair Tools Are Up to 20% Off During Sephora’s Spring Sale Event

The beloved Supersonic Hair Dryer and Corrale Straightener are marked down.

clock April 9, 2021Samantha Peters

Emma Corrin

Beauty Features

Hollywood’s Newest Crop of Actors Eyed for Beauty Deals

A marketing expert mulls over which fresh talents are garnering attention from beauty brands.

clock April 9, 2021James Manso

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Pamella Roland Unveils First Fragrance

The scent, named Pamella Roland Fragrance, took more than a decade for the brand to conceptualize and produce.

clock April 9, 2021James Manso

Mushrooms Are Becoming a Beauty and Wellness Ingredient Darling

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Mushrooms Are Becoming a Beauty and Wellness Ingredient Darling

“We are entering the new frontier, and we can just see from the numbers that the interest is growing. It’s no longer a trendy, New York, L.A., metropolitan thing.”

clock April 9, 2021Allison Collins and James Manso

Emma Corrin

Beauty Features

Hollywood’s Newest Crop of Actors Eyed for Beauty Deals

clock April 9, 2021WWD Staff

Mielle Organics

Hair

Textured Hair Brand Mielle Organics Inks Major Investment Deal

“If I’ve been able to break this glass ceiling, that means that the women that come after me should be able to shatter it.”

clock April 8, 2021Allison Collins

Wolfgang König

Beauty Features

Henkel Names New Executive VP of Beauty Care

Wolfgang König will start in the role on June 1, succeeding Jens-Martin Schwärzler.

clock April 8, 2021Jennifer Weil

Disco

Skin Care

Disco Raises $5 Million Seed Funding Led by Midnight Venture Partners

The brand will use the funds to expand its product offering and its team and expand into more stores.

clock April 7, 2021Obi Anyanwu

Natalia Vodianova in Guerlain's KissKiss campaign

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Guerlain Launching KissKiss Chain on Instagram

Guerlain is launching the KissKiss Chain campaign on Instagram to help save the bees.

clock April 7, 2021Jennifer Weil

From Sephora's The Unlimited Power of Beauty campaign.

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EXCLUSIVE: Launchmetrics Spotlights Diversity and Inclusivity in Beauty Advertising

The data research and insights company’s Beauty Content Killers campaign runs through May 19.

clock April 7, 2021Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

Bain Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Hand in Hand

The acquisition was made through Double Impact, Bain Capital’s fund for purpose-driven businesses.

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Reese Witherspoon Named Biossance Global Brand Ambassador

The actor has signed a five-year deal with the clean skin care brand.

clock April 7, 2021James Manso

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Erno Laszlo Taps Poppy Jamie for Mental Wellness Initiatives

The collaboration is timed to the launch of Jamie’s upcoming book “Happy Not Perfect: Upgrade Your Mind, Challenge Your Thoughts, and Free Yourself from Anxiety,” out June 8.

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Beauty Features

Snif Launches Limited-Edition Fragrance Collection

Dubbed Collection 2, the three fragrances are the first in a robust lineup of launches for the brand.

clock April 6, 2021James Manso

Linda Rodin wears Huishan Zhang in the "Lessons we’ve learnt in Lockdown" visual portfolio.

Beauty Features

Estée Lauder to Shutter Rodin Olio Lusso Operations

Rodin Olio Lusso’s e-commerce site will shut down for good April 19.

clock April 5, 2021Allison Collins

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Skin Care

Topicals Founder Olamide Olowe

The Topicals founder talks developing her own brand and creating an accessible skin care community.

clock April 5, 2021Emily Burns

Caroline Hirons

Beauty Features

Britain’s Beauty Backed Trust Gears for Salon, Retail Openings

The group, founded by skin care expert and entrepreneur Caroline Hirons, is launching a back-to-work campaign ahead of the April 12 retail and salon reopenings in the U.K.

clock April 3, 2021Samantha Conti

Sue Phillips The Power of Perfume

Beauty Features

Sue Phillips on How to Properly Wear Perfume

“With the amount of questions that people have asked me over the years and the articles I’ve written, I thought to put all those things in a book.”

clock April 3, 2021James Manso

Carisa Janes Hourglass

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Hourglass Plans to Introduce ‘Most Disruptive’ Launch Yet, Says Founder Carisa Janes

Janes recently unveiled Red 0, the brand’s vegan alternative to carmine — a red colorant produced by crushing insects.

clock April 3, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

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Beauty Features

Sustainability Initiatives All Beauty Brands Should Consider

Founders from Pacifica, Loli, Klur and more share their best practices.

clock April 3, 2021Jenny B. Fine

Stephanie Morimoto Asutra ceo

Beauty Features

Inside Asutra’s Multifaceted Wellness Approach

“In the next couple of years we’ll have a lot more people who say, ‘Hey, I don’t want to take Advil or NyQuil. What else can I do?’”

clock April 2, 2021Allison Collins

Caldera + Lab Lineup

Beauty Features

Five New Men’s Grooming Launches

D-to-c grooming brands are coming to market with a series of innovations, ranging from deodorants to devices.

clock April 2, 2021James Manso

Artemis Patrick and Deborah Yeh

Beauty Features

Companies With Limited Racial Diversity Exclude Consumers Before They Even Shop, Sephora Study Finds

Three-quarters of consumers say brands fail to show diversity in skin tones, body types and hair textures in their imagery, according to a study initiated by Sephora.

clock April 2, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Lady Gaga, Haus Labs

Beauty Features

Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs Plans Next Chapter With New Executive Hires

“We actually took our foot off the gas for months at a time, where Gaga was like, ‘this is not appropriate to push anything right now.'”

clock April 2, 2021Allison Collins

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Beauty Features

Why Perfume Is Taking Off on TikTok

“A huge amount of creativity has gone into talking about how products make you feel, rather than the products themselves,” said Pierre-Loïc Assayag, CEO of Traackr.

clock April 2, 2021James Manso

Prose Hair Care Root Source

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Prose Hair Care Introduces Hair Growth Supplement

The customizable hair care brand is taking a personalized approach to supplements.

clock April 2, 2021James Manso

Angela Guy

Beauty Features

This Is How L’Oréal Is Using Think Tanks in Its Progress on Diversity

At Fairchild Media Group’s Diversity Forum, Angela Guy said she taps into the broad experiences of L’Oréal’s employees to foster inclusivity.

clock April 2, 2021James Manso

Backstage at Fendi Couture Spring 2021 photographed in Paris

Beauty Features

The Shifting Attitudes Behind Men’s Growing Grooming Routines

“Guys talk to each other all the time about music, food, style, but it wasn’t until recently guys talked about their new Byredo fragrance or the new Aesop hand cream.”

clock April 2, 2021Obi Anyanwu

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Beauty Features

E.l.f. Cosmetics, Jen Atkin Collaborate on Makeup Line

The makeup offerings will be available at E.l.f. Cosmetics’ website, Ulta Beauty and Boots in the U.K.

clock April 1, 2021James Manso

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Beauty Features

QVC, Danny Seo Collaborate on Clean Beauty Offerings

The beauty partnership is the retailer’s latest push behind clean products.

clock April 1, 2021James Manso

Harry Josh

Beauty Features

Kao Names Harry Josh Ambassador, KMS and Goldwell

Josh will focus on product education through social media and industry events.

clock April 1, 2021James Manso

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Beauty Features

AAPI Beauty Founders Pledge Asian Pacific Fund Donations

The beauty executives, along with other business leaders in the AAPI community, announced their pledge Wednesday morning.

clock March 31, 2021James Manso

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Beauty Features

Harry’s Raises $155 Million, Plans Acquisitions

Harry’s plans to use the funding to continue expanding its product and brand portfolio and build a suite of consumer packaged goods companies.

clock March 31, 2021Allison Collins

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Beauty Features

Updated: All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

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

clock March 31, 2021Allison Collins

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Beauty Features

Walgreens CEO Roz Brewer Talks Digital Strategy, Coronavirus Vaccines

“I’ve begun a detailed review of our long-range business plans across the company,” Brewer said.

clock March 31, 2021Allison Collins

Simpcare

Beauty Features

China Plans Ban of CBD Cosmetics

The nascent market had attracted local start-ups including Simpcare, Cannafever, Inbriz and foreign brands like Pacifica and Uncle Bud’s.

clock March 30, 2021Tiffany Ap

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Beauty Features

Firmenich, Symrise, IFF and Givaudan Form FSAC

The Fragrance Science and Advocacy Council will advocate for science-based public policy decisions.

clock March 29, 2021James Manso

Intercos Group's president and founder Dario Ferrari signing the agreement with the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Beauty Features

Intercos Teams With Italian University for Joint Lab

The leading cosmetics manufacturer and the University of Milano-Bicocca will join efforts in conducting scientific researches to develop new solutions for beauty.

clock March 27, 2021Sandra Salibian

Helena Hu

Beauty Features

Sustainability Key Topic at WWD China’s Beauty Inc Awards

Speakers also addressed the buying habits of skin care loving Gen Z consumers.

clock March 27, 2021Jenny B. Fine

Chinese shoppers trying on beauty products in a duty free shop on Hainan Island, China.

Beauty Features

China’s Beauty Market Reconfigures in Post-Pandemic World

Highlights in the past year include livestreaming, clean and cruelty-free beauty, domestic duty-free shopping and niche brand acquisitions.

clock March 27, 2021Tianwei Zhang

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Beauty Features

Discover Dior Makeup’s Lipstick Archives

Frédéric Bourdelier, director of brand culture and heritage at Parfums Christian Dior, looks back on past versions of the newly relaunched Rouge Dior collection.

clock March 26, 2021James Manso

A piece from the Dior archives.

Beauty Features

Discover Dior Makeup’s Lipstick Archives

clock March 26, 2021WWD Staff

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Top 10 Beauty Trends for March 2021

Data from Trendalytics suggest consumers anticipating a return to normalcy.

clock March 26, 2021James Manso

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