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Becca Cosmetics

Hair

Bob DeBaker Joins Luxury Brand Partners

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

clock March 20, 2020Allison Collins

Backstage at Marni RTW Fall 2020

Beauty Features

London and Milan Fashion Week Fall 2020 Beauty Trends: Simple Arts and New Crafts

From makeup to hair, here are the main beauty trends for next fall, ranked from easier to most difficult to replicate.

clock February 24, 2020Sandra Salibian

Scotty Cunha

Hair

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

Odele

Beauty Features

CPG Vets Debut Odele, a Modernized Mass Hair Brand

The brand’s name is a phonetic translation of “å dele,” meaning “to share” in Norwegian.

clock January 23, 2020Ellen Thomas

IGK’s Block Water-Resistant Hair Shield.

Beauty Features

Luxury Brand Partners Raises $50 Million From Bookend Capital

LBP has backed several companies that have gone on to strategic-buyer exits — including Oribe and Pulp Riot.

clock January 22, 2020Allison Collins

Aveda Bioma Salon

Beauty Features

Aveda Launches in South America With Sustainable Salon

The brand is ramping up its Latin America trajectory.

clock January 16, 2020Ellen Thomas

JuE Wong

Hair

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

Hair

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

The new Fekkai.

Beauty Features

Frédéric Fekkai Reintroduces His Namesake Brand

The modernized line, now billed as clean, vegan and sustainable, is set to launch at Target in January.

clock December 20, 2019Ellen Thomas

Drybar founder Alli Webb

Hair

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

Waterless beauty is thought to be more eco conscious, according to experts.

Beauty Features

Inside Waterless Beauty: How Brands Are Rethinking Water Conservation

As beauty companies ramp up sustainability efforts, water — contained in products, required to use products, or contaminated by products — is becoming top of mind.

clock December 18, 2019Allison Collins

Covet and Mane hair extensions

Beauty Features

How Covet and Mane Is Rethinking Hair Extensions

The company, which sold more than $2 million of inventory in two months, is focused on fostering professional hairstylists.

clock December 17, 2019Alexa Tietjen

Olaplex's products

Hair

Olaplex Sells to Advent International

Olaplex launched the bond-building category in hair.

clock November 19, 2019Allison Collins

DevaCurl

Mergers and Acquisitions

Henkel Inks Deal to Purchase DevaCurl

The acquisition helps Henkel strengthen its position as a dominant self-care business.

clock November 11, 2019Kellie Ell

Act+ Acre

Beauty Features

Hair Wellness Brand Act + Acre Opens a Concept Shop on the Lower East Side

The brand sells products like a “scalp detox” and “hair cleanse.”

clock November 5, 2019Ellen Thomas

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