Bread Beauty Supply

Hair

Bread, Now at Sephora, Aims to Simplify Black Women’s Hair Routines

“It’ll be a long term challenge for us to really flip that narrative and say that there’s nothing wrong with frizz.”

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Gabrielle Union Flawless by Gabrielle Union Larry Sims Relaunch

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Gabrielle Union, Larry Sims Relaunch Flawless by Gabrielle Union

The collaboration between Wade and Sims launches on Amazon in August.

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Jeffree Star Responds to Backlash Over ‘Cremated’ Makeup Collection

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Morphe Cuts Ties With Jeffree Star

For years, Star has been accused of racist, xenophobic and anti-Semitic comments. The beauty industry is finally paying attention.

clock July 10, 2020Ellen Thomas

Beast Brands

Beauty Features

Beast Brands Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding Round

The Nashville-based personal-care brand will increase its marketing and is seeking athlete partnerships.

clock July 10, 2020Obi Anyanwu

D.S. & Durga's Fumetruck

Fragrance

D.S. & Durga’s Fumetruck Drives Signature Scents Around the Streets of New York

The perfume brand will be selling products via their “Fumetruck” throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.

clock July 10, 2020Emily Burns

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Beauty Features

By the Numbers: Skin Care’s Clean Product Claims

Health-concerned consumers have turned more to clean beauty in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here, the top clean product claims.

clock July 10, 2020James Manso

Sakara RX Sakara life the foundation

Beauty Features

Launch Pad: Easy Pills to Swallow

In the wake of a pandemic-induced sales boom, new launches, fresh formulations and ingredient callouts in the supplement sphere are helping the medicine go down.

clock July 10, 2020James Manso

Patrick Starrr One/Size

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Patrick Starrr Reveals Beauty Brand, One/Size

One/Size is a cosmetics company backed by Luxury Brand Partners. It will launch at Sephora.

clock July 10, 2020Alexa Tietjen

La Bouche Rouge is expanding its line with eye products and powders.

Color Cosmetics

La Bouche Rouge Expands Makeup Line

The French label known for its luxury, plastic-free lipsticks will debut a whole range of eco-chic cosmetics starting from August.

clock July 10, 2020Sandra Salibian

wellness

Beauty Features

During Coronavirus, Investment Money Floods Into Wellness

COVID-19 isn’t the only thing changing the way investors look at wellness deals — the Black Lives Matter movement also has some reassessing their investment strategies.

clock July 10, 2020Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Sue Y. Nabi

Beauty Features

Coty’s New CEO: Analysts Weigh In

As Sue Y. Nabi takes the helm, analysts are looking for a meaningful transformation of the company’s mass market business.

clock July 10, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Fenty's tie-in with Hey Tea.

Beauty Features

Branding Experts Weigh In on ‘Whiteners’

Most say merely changing descriptives of such skin-care products is not enough to educate consumers about the beauty of diversity.

clock July 10, 2020Jennifer Weil

Lady Gaga

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Lady Gaga to Front Valentino’s New Perfume

The songstress will appear in advertising for the Voce Viva fragrance starting in September.

clock July 10, 2020Jennifer Weil

A natural beauty look from Giambattista Valli Couture 2020.

Beauty Features

Virtual Beauty Trends for Couture Fall 2020

The season’s looks — appearing in video presentations — ranged from natural to all about eyes.

clock July 10, 2020Jennifer Weil

Mulan lead actress Liu Yifei is the global ambassador of Shiseido. She is holding a bottle of White Lucent Illuinaing Micro-Spot Serum in the campaign.

Beauty Features

Chinese Beauty Industry Experts Defend Whitening Products

The word “whitening” in the West has been defined as politically incorrect, but in China, it’s an entirely different story.

clock July 10, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Beauty Features

Intercos Group Takes Over JV With Shinsegae

The Italian cosmetics supplier acquired the remaining 50 percent of Shinsegae Intercos Korea Inc.

clock July 8, 2020Sandra Salibian

Pamela-Baxter

Beauty Features

Beauty Veteran Pamela Baxter Joins MidOcean Partners as Operating Partner

“The younger consumer coming up I see being much more demanding of companies and their values system,” said Baxter.

clock July 8, 2020Allison Collins

Colorsmith Hair Color Men

Hair

Madison Reed, ESalon Expand Into Men’s Hair Color

Following the coronavirus-induced boost in sales, DTC hair color brands are going after a new customer.

clock July 6, 2020James Manso

Net A Porter Beauty Hall Of Fame

Beauty Features

Net-a-porter Launches First Beauty Hall of Fame Campaign

The product curation on the retailer’s web site spans categories.

clock July 6, 2020James Manso

Origines-parfums

Beauty Features

Inter Parfums SA Investing in Origines-parfums

The French beauty group is taking a 25 percent stake in the e-commerce platform for prestige fragrances.

clock July 3, 2020Jennifer Weil

A woman walks past posters showing cosmetics outside a shopping mall in Beijing, China.

Products

China Indicates End of Animal Testing for Imported Ordinary Cosmetics

Authorities provide groundwork for regulations to forgo pre-market testing by 2021, said Humane Society International.

clock July 3, 2020Tiffany Ap

Beautyconned by Moj

Beauty Features

Instagram Account Demands Beautycon CEO Moj Mahdara Step Down

“The purpose of this account is to share our firsthand experiences with Moj and receipts in a format where she can no longer continue to silence our voices and deny her abusive behavior.”

clock July 2, 2020Ellen Thomas

Sue Y. Nabi

Beauty Features

Coty Names Sue Y. Nabi CEO

Peter Harf is moving up to the role of executive chairman.

clock July 2, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Arizona Naturals

Beauty Features

Core Invests in Beauty Manufacturer Arizona Naturals With Plans to Scale

The plan is to make more beauty manufacturing acquisitions and scale the business in North America.

clock July 2, 2020Allison Collins

Backstage at Yohji Yamamoto RTW Fall 2019

Beauty Features

Voyant Acquires KIK’s Personal Care Manufacturing Operation

The deal should allow Voyant to expand the types of beauty products it manufactures.

clock July 1, 2020Allison Collins

The Azaleo perfumes

Fragrance

Influence Peddler: Soraya Bakhtiar Debuts Fragrance Line

Bakhtiar is charting a path with Azaleo, a platform for all things wellness, which has just made its debut online with a line of three niche, luxury perfumes.

clock July 1, 2020Natalie Theodosi

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Beauty Features

The Beauty Carousel: Promotions at Lauder, New Members at Skylar, Scentbird

Lauder, Skylar, Scentbird and Nécessaire all have shuffled their leadership teams.

clock July 1, 2020James Manso

Kendra Kolb Butler repurpose partnership

Beauty Features

Alpyn Beauty Pledges Plastic Neutrality, Partners With Repurpose

The brand will be making donations to process plastic from ocean pollution in order to achieve a net zero plastic footprint.

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