Inside "La Beauté Se Cultive"

Beauty Features

Chanel Hosts Botanical Exhibition in Paris

“La Beauté Se Cultive” runs from Sept. 23 to 27 in the Jardin des Plantes.

clock 1hJennifer Weil

Alicia Keys Soulcare

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: E.l.f., Alicia Keys Announce Keys Soulcare

The much anticipated beauty brand from Alicia Keys will span categories and launch its first offerings in time for the holidays.

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Jean-Paul Agon

Beauty Features

Who Will Be L’Oréal’s Next CEO?

Industry sources speculate about who will succeed Jean-Paul Agon at the world’s largest beauty company in 2021.

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Unilever products

Beauty Features

Unilever One Step Closer to Headquarters’ Unification

The group’s Dutch shareholders voted in favor of a single London home base for the group.

clock September 21, 2020Jennifer Weil

Sarah Cheung influencer Sacheu beauty

Beauty Features

Influencer Sarah Cheung Launches Sacheu Beauty

Sacheu Beauty will debut on Sept. 25 with two beauty tools.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Jenna Lyons

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Jenna Lyons Reimagines False Eyelash Category With LoveSeen

Lyons and former J. Crew makeup artist Troi Ollivierre co-created the eyelash brand, launching with 10 styles.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Mario Dedivanovic

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Mario Dedivanovic Unveils Makeup by Mario Brand

Dedivanovic will launch the brand at Sephora, where he began his career 20 years ago.

clock September 21, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Gianluca Toniolo speaking at the fourth edition of the Pambianco Beauty Summit in Milan.

Beauty Features

Italian Beauty Executives Assess Pandemic Impact in Physical Summit

Speakers at the event agreed that 2021 will be a transitional year.

clock September 18, 2020Sandra Salibian

Rodarte New York Fashion Week Spring 2021 Ready to Wear

Beauty Features

Eye Candy: The Best Hair and Makeup From NYFW Spring 2021

For New York Fashion Week’s first digital incarnation, beauty looks focusing on fantasy kept viewers’ eyes above the neckline.

clock September 18, 2020James Manso

Fenty Skin

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: Fenty Skin’s Meteoric Pre-Launch Rise

New data from Tribe Dynamics shows near unprecedented traction for a brand before launch.

clock September 18, 2020James Manso

Tev Finger Luxury Brand Partners

Beauty Features

Master Class: Tevya Finger

The Luxury Brand Partners chief executive officer shares insights on securing funding, launching brands during the pandemic and how COVID-19 is shaping his outlook on office real estate.

clock September 18, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Beauty Features

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Change Comes to Beauty

As the demand for social justice spreads across the globe, Beauty Inc asked The Benchmarking Co. to survey brands on how they are responding — and the changes they’re making to be truly inclusive.

clock September 18, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Beauty Features

Analyze That: Can Prestige Makeup’s Biggest Players Make a Comeback?

With color cosmetics sales in the U.S. facing steep declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest brands are hurting the most.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

Musab Balbale

Beauty Features

Walmart’s New Beauty VP Musab Balbale Wants to Redefine E-commerce

Balbale is replacing Jody Pinson in a new role that oversees both e-commerce and the in-store shopping experience.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

Dollar Shave Club's old and new logo

Products

Dollar Shave Club Debuts New Look With Omnichannel Model

The Unilever-owned brand has a new redesign to mark its retail distribution that will begin in October at Walmart.

clock September 18, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Sunday II Sunday

Beauty Features

Johnson & Johnson Invests in Black-Owned Hair Brand Sunday II Sunday

Founder Keenan Beasley compared the line to “ath-leisure” for textured hair.

clock September 18, 2020Ellen Thomas

Hair stylist Rachel Lee mixed the edgy with the feminine for modelsÕ hair in RodarteÕs lookbook.

Beauty Features

The Best Hair and Makeup from New York Fashion Week Spring 2021 Ready to Wear

clock September 18, 2020WWD Staff

Attendees at the "Brands With A Mission" event.

Beauty Features

Karine Ohana Hosts ‘Brands With a Mission’ Event

The meeting, a mix of in-person and online attendees, had a green theme.

clock September 17, 2020Jennifer Weil

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

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Partners With Alibaba, Born, Needl for Digital Edition

The second iteration of the “WeCosmoprof” format will run Oct. 5 to 18.

clock September 15, 2020Sandra Salibian

Mira Beauty

Beauty Features

Mira Beauty Raises $9M From Unilever Ventures and 14W

The business plans to phase out its beta app and focus on its web site going forward.

clock September 15, 2020Allison Collins

John Boyega for Jo Malone London

Fragrance

John Boyega Cuts Ties With Jo Malone After China Campaign Recast

Boyega was swapped in Jo Malone’s Chinese campaign with Chinese actor Haoran Liu, without notice from the brand.

clock September 15, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Ellen Covey

Fragrance

Bat Lady: Perfumer Ellen Covey on Her Various Pursuits

Ellen Covey is a professor with a passion for bats, a perfumer and a professional orchid-grower.

clock September 15, 2020Jennifer Weil

Mikimoto Eau de Parfum

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Mikimoto Launches First Fragrance in the U.S.

The brand’s first go in the category launches on its web site and with Scent Beauty today.

clock September 14, 2020James Manso

Symbiome Skin Care

Skin Care

Symbiome Raises $15M for ‘Ancestral Microbiome’ Skin Range

“We’re delivering the benefits…of the microbes that we once had on our body and our skin.”

clock September 14, 2020Allison Collins

Monat Wellness

Body Care

Direct Seller Monat Launches Wellness Line

The five-piece range launches one year after the brand’s extremely successful skin-care launch.

clock September 12, 2020Emily Burns

Cher

Fragrance

The 2020 Fragrance Foundation Awards: Talking Diversity, Coronavirus

Kim Kardashian West, Cher and Lionel Richie all made virtual appearances.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

The Estee Lauder Companies' Why I Vote Video

Beauty Features

The Estée Lauder Cos. Launches Voting Initiatives

The civic program, focused on content and initiatives, aims to help Lauder employees get out the vote.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Chris Hobson

Color Cosmetics

ICMAD Re-brands to IBA

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors is now the Independent Beauty Association.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Portraits of Jennifer Lopez, Billie Eilish, Leonardo DiCaprio and More on Auction to Benefit COVID-19 Relief

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: E-girls Overtake Google Search

The e-girl aesthetic dominating TikTok is seeing an explosion in Internet searches, too.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Blue Light Beauty

Beauty Features

Consumers Buy Into Blue Light Protection As WFH Normalizes

“A lot of it had to do with the pandemic and many consumers in lockdown and an increased amount of working from home.”

clock September 11, 2020Emily Burns

Beauty Features

Expressionism in Action

Makeup artist Valentina Li is one of China’s most creative young makeup artists.

clock September 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

Valentina Li

Beauty Features

Valentina Li: Pushing the Bounds of China’s Conceptual Beauty

The makeup artist, known for her imaginative, edgy and sometimes dark looks, has been noticed by industry figures like Erin Parsons and Mert Alas.

clock September 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

Beauty Features

China’s Hottest Makeup Trends

Makeup artist Valentina Li on China’s top makeup trends of 2020 thus far. 

clock September 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

Martin Brok

Beauty Features

Background Check: Martin Brok, Sephora’s New CEO

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will be joining the world’s largest perfumery chain on Sept. 14.

clock September 11, 2020Jennifer Weil

Elisabeth Moss

Beauty Features

Eye Candy: Glam That Stands The Test Of Time

A look at the winners of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series from the last four years.

clock September 11, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Lashify Control Kit

Beauty Features

Lashify Asks International Trade Commission to Look Into ‘Unlawful Importation’

The lash brand claims imports of Kiss lash products violate a tariff act.

clock September 10, 2020Allison Collins

Sisleya La Cure

Skin Care

After 15 Years in Product Development, Sisley Launches Treatment Program La Cure

After 15 years in development, the Paris-based brand debuts their latest antiaging treatment.

clock September 10, 2020Emily Burns

Ukonwa Ojo

Beauty Features

MAC Cosmetics Exec Ukonwa Ojo Joins Amazon

The tech giant has named Ojo chief marketing officer of Prime Video and Amazon Studios.

clock September 9, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Chris de Lapuente

Beauty Features

Chris de Lapuente Talks Sephora’s CEO Succession and Strategy

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will become the beauty retailer’s president and chief executive officer, reporting to Chris de Lapuente.

clock September 9, 2020Jennifer Weil

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11:  <> on February 11, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for TRESemme)

Hair

TRESemmé Launches Fund for Black Aspiring Hair Stylists

“For TRESemmé, it was a no-brainer to say, ‘where could we help?’ And that we could make this pledge, $100,000, to help women in cosmetology.”

clock September 9, 2020Allison Collins

Lyma laser

Beauty Features

Supplement Brand Lyma Launches At-Home Laser

The wellness company makes its first foray into the skin-care category.

clock September 9, 2020James Manso

Martin Brok

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Martin Brok Named Sephora CEO, Succeeding Chris de Lapuente

Martin Brok, a former Starbucks executive, will report to Chris de Lapuente, who is adding other responsibilities within parent company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock September 8, 2020Jennifer Weil

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