How to Prepare for the Next Phase of COVID-19

clock April 3, 2020Alexandra Pastore


Family, Industry Pay Tribute to Sergio Rossi

clock April 3, 2020Luisa Zargani


Coronavirus Sparks Beauty Market Decline

clock April 3, 2020Allison Collins


Becca Cosmetics


Bob DeBaker Joins Luxury Brand Partners

DeBaker will oversee IGK and a not-yet-released new brand.

clock March 20, 2020Allison Collins



Gisou Poised for Multimillion-Dollar Growth With Vaultier7 Investment

The luxury, honey bee-inspired hair-care brand founded by the influencer Negin Mirsalehi is gunning for revenues of $100 million-plus after investment from Vaultier7.

clock February 10, 2020Samantha Conti



Amazon-Based Hair Accessories Business Pulleez Receives Minority Investment

The brand just released a line of hair accessories for natural, curly and textured hair.

clock January 30, 2020Allison Collins

Scotty Cunha


EXCLUSIVE: Hairstylist Scotty Cunha Launches Rosé Rescue

The brand, funded by The Only Agency, will first release a hair mask that doubles as a leave-in conditioner.

clock January 28, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

JuE Wong


Olaplex Taps JuE Wong as CEO

The business was recently taken over by private equity firm Advent International.

clock January 13, 2020Allison Collins

Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight


Mindy McKnight of CuteGirlsHairstyles Debuts Hair Brand at Walmart

Influencer Mindy McKnight, mom to influencers Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight, partnered with Maesa on the line.

clock December 26, 2019Ellen Thomas

Drybar founder Alli Webb


Helen of Troy to Buy Drybar Products Business for $255 Million

Helen of Troy will grant a license to Drybar’s salon business as part of the deal.

clock December 19, 2019Allison Collins

Olaplex's products


Olaplex Sells to Advent International

Olaplex launched the bond-building category in hair.

clock November 19, 2019Allison Collins

Leandro Ltd.


Conair Granddaughter Launching Hair Tools Brand

“I personally was always struggling with parting my hair down the middle.”

clock October 30, 2019Allison Collins

Backstage at Yohji Yamamoto RTW Spring 2020


Hairstyles for Spring 2020 From the Paris Fashion Week Runways

WWD features key looks appearing on the runways each day in Paris.

clock September 28, 2019Jennifer Weil

Backstage at Marni RTW Spring 2020


The Best Spring 2020 Hairstyles From the Runways of London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week

WWD is breaking out the essential spring hairstyles for 2020, straight from the runways of the European fashion weeks.

clock September 23, 2019WWD Staff

Madison Reed appoints a chief marketing officer.


Madison Reed to Franchise Color Bars as Part of JV

As part of a new joint venture with Franworth, Madison Reed plans to franchise Color Bar salons.

clock September 19, 2019Allison Collins



The RealReal Investor Backs Hair-care Start-up Aquis

The brand plans to boost marketing initiatives.

clock September 18, 2019Allison Collins

Backstage at Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2020


When It Comes to Hair, NYFW Embraces Individuality

Boxer braids, cornrows, even head coverings were on display.

clock September 12, 2019Ellen Thomas

"The look today is very AmericanaÉsomething kind of Montauk, [a] Cape Cod woman," said Bob Recine, who keyed hair for Redken. Models had straight hair that was bent using giant rollers and left down, with a slight bend. "It's not something that's a straight, deadÉstraight hair, fluffy, not greasy, not heavy, not over styled and the key here is we're looking for the look of confidence, that's the styling tool we're looking for." Ñ Allison Collins


New Spring Hairstyles for 2020 From the Runways of NYFW

WWD is breaking out the essential spring hairstyles for 2020, straight from the runways of NYFW. 

clock September 8, 2019Allison Collins and Alexa Tietjen and Ellen Thomas

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clock April 3, 2020Jennifer Weil and Quynh Tran and Fiona Ma and Sandra Salibian

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