the Amazon Salon

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Amazon Salon Marks Web Giant’s Beauty Exploration

The e-commerce company is expanding its reach and looking to bolster its professional beauty business with a high-tech experience.

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Jean-Paul Agon

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Jean-Paul Agon on Inventing a New L’Oréal

The executive outlined key changes at the company under his leadership during the group’s annual general meeting, where Nicolas Hieronimus was voted in as a director of L’Oréal’s board.

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L'Oréal headquarters

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Nicolas Hieronimus Voted in as Next L’Oréal Chief

Shareholders backed the choice at the group’s AGM broadcast virtually from company headquarters.

clock 10hJennifer Weil

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Updated: All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

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

clock April 19, 2021Allison Collins

No7 WBA

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Rebrands Beauty Business

The retailer is moving all of its brands under the umbrella of No7 Beauty Company.

clock April 19, 2021James Manso

Bubble Savraj Singh Jess Young

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Health Food Company Bubble Hires Savraj Singh as CTO

Singh is the first senior hire by Bubble, which has a brand wait list of more than 1,000.

clock April 19, 2021Alexa Tietjen

Malin+Goetz Strawberry Eau de Parfum

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Malin + Goetz on Creating a Cult Classic Fragrance

Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz, the duo behind Malin + Goetz, discuss their winning strategy for selling fragrance online.

clock April 19, 2021James Manso

#WeAreAllies

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EXCLUSIVE: Ren Clean Skincare Leads #WeAreAllies Sustainability Campaign

Ren Clean Skincare teams up with Biossance, Caudalie, Herbivore and Youth to the People in their #WeAreAllies campaign.

clock April 19, 2021James Manso

Beauty Features

Evaluating Beauty’s Financial Performance Mid-pandemic

“It helped leapfrog the industry to a better place.”

clock April 17, 2021Allison Collins

Fresh joins UEBT.

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Fresh Doubles Down on Sustainability, Joins Union for Ethical Biotrade

The New York-based skin care brand is the first in LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s U.S. portfolio to join UEBT.

clock April 16, 2021James Manso

Huda Kattan with Wishful Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub

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Cosmetify Ranks Highest-Paid Beauty Influencers

See Cosmetify’s Beauty Influencer Rich List, ranked by earnings per post.

clock April 16, 2021James Manso

Sandor Hair Care

Beauty Features

Tackling Beauty’s Small Plastics Problem

“We’re at a critical juncture and the amount that we consume and waste as a country, but also as a beauty industry, is mind-blowing and has to change. We don’t have a choice,” said Mia Davis of Credo Beauty.

clock April 16, 2021Jayme Cyk

Drew Martin x Heretic Parfum The Herbalist

Beauty Features

Five CBD, THC Launches for April 20

Ahead of April 20, brands are betting on launches with CBD, THC and other cannabinoids.

clock April 16, 2021James Manso

Inside BeautyBeez.

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Black, Hispanic Shoppers Driving Beauty Sales, According to NielsenIQ

Data from NielsenIQ indicates fast growth among beauty’s Black and Hispanic shoppers.

clock April 16, 2021James Manso

Bloomeffects

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Bloomeffects Raises $2 Million Seed Funding, Plots Expansion

The tulip-based brand has caught the eyes of retailers — and investors — since its founding in October 2019.

clock April 16, 2021James Manso

Paula's Choice skin care

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Paula’s Choice Said Exploring M&A Options

Paula’s Choice, a clinical skin care brand, is growing quickly, sources said.

clock April 16, 2021Allison Collins

Kendra Kolb Butler

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From Executive to Founder, Kendra Kolb Butler Chats ‘Wild’ Beauty Journey

“Clean for us means that we sustainably harvest and manufacture,” said Butler, whose brand practices wildcrafting.

clock April 16, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Shespoke Custom Lipsticks

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Shespoke Focuses on Customization for Growth

The brand’s proprietary technology enables it to create personalized products at scale without holding on to finished goods inventory.

clock April 16, 2021Jenny B. Fine

Trinny Woodall

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Trinny Woodall Seizes the Moment

Woodall believes personalization is the future her brand, Trinny London, which has witnessed runaway growth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

clock April 16, 2021Samantha Conti

KKW Beauty

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EXCLUSIVE: Kim Kardashian West Collaborates With Longtime Friend for KKW Beauty Launch

For her latest fragrance release, the pop culture personality and businesswoman is partnering with someone outside her family for the first time.

clock April 16, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Clubhouse

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Nars, Guerlain Host Rooms on Clubhouse, Which Introduces Monetization

The app has more than 10 million users.

clock April 16, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Gigi Williams Mank

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Behind the Scenes of This Year’s Best Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar Nominees

The 93rd annual Academy Awards, unlike other award shows this season, is expected to be an in-person production when it airs live on April 25.

clock April 16, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Jean-Paul Agon

Beauty Features

L’Oréal Sales Accelerate in Q1

The company’s business was driven by numerous factors, including its Active Cosmetics and Professional Products Divisions, and business in China.

clock April 15, 2021Jennifer Weil

Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge, from L'Oréal

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L’Oréal Q1 Sales Beat Expectations

The growth was driven by double-digit gains in L’Oréal Luxe, Active Cosmetics and Professional Products Divisions, and strong sales in China.

clock April 15, 2021Jennifer Weil

The Fragrance Foundation 2021 Awards Finalists

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The Fragrance Foundation Reveals 2021 Awards Finalists

The foundation revealed its awards finalists and honorees via webinar Wednesday afternoon, hosted by actor Mario Lopez.

clock April 14, 2021James Manso

Mariano Puig Planas in Puig's Barcelona headquarters.

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In His Own Words: Mariano Puig Planas on Life and Business

The executive, who ran Puig for more than three decades, passed away this week at the age of 93.

clock April 14, 2021Jennifer Weil

Cosmoprof's new ad campaign that will be used to promote the format's events in 2021.

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna Calls Off 2021 Main Physical Event

The Luxe Pack and MakeUp in Paris trade shows also tweaked their annual schedules.

clock April 14, 2021Sandra Salibian

Neutrogena Studios' "In The Sun"

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Neutrogena Launches ‘For People With Skin’ Campaign

The brand has tapped ambassador Kerry Washington for help with creating long-form content.

clock April 14, 2021James Manso

Davines is to launch the "Still we are not there yet" project.

Beauty Features

Davines Calls for Action to Fight Climate Change

For Earth Day, the beauty company will launch a collective challenge through the AWorld app with the goal to save 80 tons of CO2 by the end of June.

clock April 13, 2021Sandra Salibian

Mariano Puig Planas

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Mariano Puig Planas Dies at 93

He was a former president of Puig, the fashion and fragrance house that his family owns.

clock April 13, 2021Jennifer Weil

Beautick luxury beauty salon in Milan

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Beautick Sets Global Expansion, Betting on Diversity and Inclusivity

The Milan-based beauty service company has recently opened headquarters in New York and Shanghai.

clock April 13, 2021Alessandra Turra

Gregg Renfrew, Beautycounter

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Carlyle Invests in Beautycounter at $1 Billion Valuation

Beautycounter plans to increase brand awareness and further pursue an omnichannel business model.

clock April 13, 2021Allison Collins

Vegamour

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General Atlantic Invests in Hair Growth Brand Vegamour

The growth equity firm sees clean beauty as “table stakes for many consumers.”

clock April 13, 2021James Manso

Interparfums' new Parisian headquarters

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Interparfums Acquires New Parisian Headquarters

The purchase price for what had been the Socialist Party headquarters is 125 million euros.

clock April 13, 2021Jennifer Weil

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.”

clock April 12, 2021Kathryn Hopkins

Alexandra Trower

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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.

clock April 12, 2021James Manso

Lora DiCarlo Republic investment cara delevingne

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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.

clock April 12, 2021Alexa Tietjen

Pai Skincare

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Courtin-Clarins Family Invests in Pai Skincare

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

clock April 12, 2021James Manso

cleansers

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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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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

pamella roland fragrance

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

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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

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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

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