beauty industry

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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Lesley Frowick beside a photo of her uncle Halston.


Halston’s Niece Calls Netflix Series ‘Unauthorized’

clock May 11, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

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