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Beauty Features

Brooke Shields, CEW Announce Beauty Creator Awards Finalists

The CEW kicked off the 28th anniversary of their beauty awards with finalist previews, trend insights and wellness panels.

clock July 16, 2021Emily Burns

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Beauty Features

Is Clean Beauty Still Relevant?

Industry players weigh in on the backlash “clean” has been receiving online, as the movement celebrates National Clean Beauty Day on July 15, created to help educate consumers on the significance of conscious skin care and cosmetics consumption.

clock July 15, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

CeraVe Body Wash for Dry Skin

Beauty Features

Gen Z Focuses on Skin Care, According to Report

A report from Kyra Media unveils Gen Z’s favorite products and brands when it comes to beauty.

clock July 7, 2021Emily Burns

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Shoe Designer Amina Muaddi Teams Up With Wolford for Innerwear Collab

The limited-edition collaboration includes hosiery, leggings, bodysuits, jumpsuits, socks and a few skin-tight dresses.

clock July 5, 2021Kellie Ell

Honey Birdette

Mergers and Acquisitions

Playboy Inks Deal to Acquire Australian Lingerie Brand Honey Birdette

The $333 million deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

clock June 29, 2021Kellie Ell

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Becky G to Release Cosmetics Line Backed by Madeby Collective

“Although I’m only 24, I feel like a cat who is on her seventh of nine lives,” Becky G said.

clock June 22, 2021Alexa Tietjen

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Beauty Features

KKR Takes Controlling Stake in India’s Vini Cosmetics

The global investment firm is investing $625 million in the Indian personal care and beauty company.

clock June 22, 2021Jennifer Weil

Kjaer Weis Matte, Naturally Lipstick

Beauty Features

Trendalytics: Lipstick Searches Soar Amid Pandemic Recovery

Following the lifting of mask mandates, search traffic for lip cosmetics skyrocketed, in one case, over 1,000 percent year-over-year.

clock June 14, 2021James Manso

Kirsten Kjaer Weis

Beauty Features

Waldencast Takes a Stake in Kjaer Weis

Gillian Gorman Round has been brought on as CEO of the organic brand founded by makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weis.

clock June 11, 2021Jenny B. Fine


Beauty Features

Blissim Executives Launch Beauty Story Product Lab

Beauty Story is focused on developing sustainable cosmetics products, using consumer data to identify industry white spaces.

clock June 9, 2021Jennifer Weil

Patrick Ta beauty

Color Cosmetics

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Ta Launches First Eye Products

The release includes an eye shadow palette and four eyeliners, available June 3.

clock June 2, 2021Ryma Chikhoune


Fashion Scoops

Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty Heading Abroad

The beauty brand launched last year will start to be sold in Europe and the Middle East this summer.

clock May 21, 2021Jennifer Weil

Testers of different lipsticks in the cosmetic store

Beauty Features

Lip Is the Worst Hit Category in Beauty in 2020, Yet Launches Abound

Mask-proof, matte and products with skin care benefits are the focus.

clock May 7, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Sheena Yaitanes

Beauty Features

Kosas Founder Sheena Yaitanes Rediscovers ‘Pure’ Creative Expression Through Music

“All of life has felt musical and so piano felt natural,” she said of her interest in the instrument, which has kept her busy while home during COVID-19.

clock April 24, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Carisa Janes Hourglass

Color Cosmetics

Hourglass Plans to Introduce ‘Most Disruptive’ Launch Yet, Says Founder Carisa Janes

Janes recently unveiled Red 0, the brand’s vegan alternative to carmine — a red colorant produced by crushing insects.

clock April 3, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

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