beauty industry

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

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

In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, brands are rethinking everything from corporate structure to ecommerce.

Beauty Features

How Companies Are Adapting Their Structure to Thrive in the New Normal

As companies come to terms with the new normal, insiders weigh in on what kinds of capabilities are going to be key to thriving in a forever-changed world.

clock June 28, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Paris, France - AUG 6, 2016. L'Oreal Paris Store in Paris,  The L'Oreal Group is a French cosmetics and beauty company, the world's largest cosmetics company.; Shutterstock ID 492675739; Usage: Web; Issue Date: January 10, 2017

Beauty Features

Diversity in Beauty’s C-suite

Diversity is still in short supply in the c-suites of big business. Here, how the 10 biggest beauty companies stack up.

clock June 7, 2020James Manso

Gelo hand soap refillable biodegradable

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: A Tale of Two Consumers

April data from Trendalytics shows consumers’ hand-washing searches, along with hand soap and TikTok trends.

clock May 29, 2020James Manso

salons barbershops closed in California amid coronavirus

Government and Trade

Salons in California a ‘Few Weeks’ From Reopening, Governor Says

California appears to be picking up speed in its reopening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock May 18, 2020Kali Hays

Stéphane Rinderknech

Beauty Features

Beauty Inc Launches Digital Series; First Episode Features L’Oréal USA’s CEO

The session will look at leadership during times of crisis.

clock April 23, 2020WWD Staff

Dr. Fresh, Vo5, and White Rain


Tengram Capital Partners to Acquire High Ridge, Owner of Zest and LA Looks

The deal comes at a time when dollar stores are growing and investing in beauty.

clock February 25, 2020Ellen Thomas

Paris Hilton, Pat McGrath and Millie Bobby Brown.

Beauty Features

Millie Bobby Brown Meets ‘Idol’ at the WWD Beauty Inc Awards

Millie Bobby Brown, Michelle Pfeiffer, Paris Hilton and other notable beauty entrepreneurs were in the audience for the 2019 WWD Beauty Inc Awards.

clock December 11, 2019Allison Collins

Drunk Elephant's lineup.

Skin Care

Shiseido Acquires Drunk Elephant for $845 Million

The “clean beauty” brand is expected to help strengthen the Japanese company’s footprint in the global beauty industry.

clock October 8, 2019Kelly Wetherille


Beauty Features

What to Watch: Italian Instagram Beauty Brands Gain Traction

From micro to macro, these are the four Instagram labels on the rise in a market that is starting to seek alternatives to established names.

clock August 30, 2019Sandra Salibian

Mayhem Miller, Mariah Balenciaga, Kameron Michaels and Kimora Blac

Beauty Features

How Drag Queens Broke Through the Beauty Barrier

Contouring, baking, highlighting: The drag community has long been a wellspring for makeup trends. A decade after “RuPaul’s Drag Race” first premiered, queens are claiming their rightful crowns (wigs, rather) as beauty leaders.

clock August 27, 2019Alexa Tietjen

Items from HoliFrog.

Beauty Features

HoliFrog Jumps Into Skin Care

Created by Emily Parr and Majeed Hemmat, the brand is focused on winning in the cleanser category.

clock August 7, 2019Jenny B. Fine

Shiseido Global Innovation Center

Beauty Features

Shiseido Looks to Increase Global Reach With New Innovation Center

The new facility in Yokohama includes areas that are open to the public, such as a lab where customers can have products customized for them.

clock April 2, 2019Kelly Wetherille

The Lip Bar store rendering.


The Lip Bar to Open First Store in Detroit

Located behind the Shinola Hotel in Downtown Detroit, The Lip Bar’s founder Melissa Butler speaks to WWD about the decision to go physical.

clock February 20, 2019Kaley Roshitsh



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