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By the Numbers: A Tale of Two Consumers

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

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.

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

The session will look at leadership during times of crisis.

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.

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…

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…

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…

How Drag Queens Broke Through the Beauty Barrier

Contouring, baking, highlighting: The drag community has long been a wellspring for makeup trends. A decade…

HoliFrog Jumps Into Skin Care

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

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…

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…