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Essie nail polish is now vegan and eight free

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By the Numbers: Top 10 Mass Market Beauty Categories of 2020

2020 data from IRI points to beauty’s bright spots in the year ahead.

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Makeup fans in China

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Beauty Brands’ Race Is On to Enter China Directly

French beauty companies can now apply to export to China without prior animal testing on their products.

clock 20hJennifer Weil and Samantha Conti


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Mass Market Executives on New Launches from Olay, L’Oréal Paris, and Neutrogena

Clean beauty, hair care, and long-wear color: where the mass market is hedging its bets in 2021.

clock January 15, 2021James Manso

Andrew Stanleick

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Coty’s Andrew Stanleick on the Future of Cover Girl

The executive says the brand is getting back to growth.

clock January 15, 2021Ellen Thomas

Mass Retail Comes Into Focus

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Mass Retail Comes Into Focus

As the lines between prestige and mass continue to blur, retailers are taking a multipronged approach to reinventing their beauty departments.

clock January 15, 2021Faye Brookman

Thirteen Lune Site

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Thirteen Lune Raises $1 Million, Invested by Sean Combs, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts

The online platform sells Black- and brown-owned beauty brands.

clock January 15, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Beauty customers in China

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‘Ordinary’ French Cosmetics Can Now Forego Animal Testing in China

France is the first EU country where beauty-makers are able to apply for a certificate of “good manufacturing practices” and safety assessment needed for exporting such products.

clock January 14, 2021Jennifer Weil

CEW Top talent maria salcedo

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Ulta Beauty Names New Makeup Merchant

Changes on the merchandising team come after strong headwinds in makeup sales.

clock January 14, 2021James Manso

A badger

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L’Oréal Bans Animal Hair in Its Brushes

The world’s largest beauty-maker joins almost 100 beauty brands in ceasing the manufacture of badger-hair brushes.

clock January 14, 2021Jennifer Weil

vertical beauty alliance

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RPG, Mana Products and Meiyume Form the Vertical Beauty Alliance

The agreement, dubbed Vertical Beauty Alliance, offers full services for brands going to market.

clock January 14, 2021James Manso

Dave Smith, Estée Lauder svp new business development

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Estée Lauder Hires Dave Smith for M&A Role

Shana Randhava, who was in the new business development role before Smith, has taken on a larger role leading Estée Lauder’s New Incubation Ventures.

clock January 14, 2021Allison Collins

Sephora racial bias in retail study

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Sephora Releases ‘Racial Bias in Retail’ Study

The in-depth report aims to quantify the depths of bias in retail.

clock January 13, 2021Alexa Tietjen

From Juliette Has a Gun

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Juliette Has a Gun Gets Minority Backing

Cathay Capital has taken a stake in the 15-year-old, Paris-based niche fragrance brand.

clock January 12, 2021Jennifer Weil

Blanca Juti

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L’Oréal Names New Chief Communications Officer

Blanca Juti will also join the beauty group’s executive committee starting in April.

clock January 12, 2021Jennifer Weil

Harris Reed MAC Cosmetics

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Fashion Designer Harris Reed Collaborates With MAC

Reed’s fluid fashions have been worn by Harry Styles, Solange Knowles and Troye Sivan.

clock January 12, 2021Alexa Tietjen

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