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WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Jackie Aina Wins Influencer of the Year

By championing inclusivity, Jackie Aina is breaking down barriers—and attracting a significant following to boot.

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WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Fenty Beauty Wins Digital Innovator of the Year

Fenty Beauty’s philosophy of championing diversity has resonated across its social media platforms.

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The Bloomingdale's cosmetics floor.

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Bloomingdale’s Reveals Revamped Cosmetics Floor

The retailer has added 75 new brands to the space, which now spans more than 36,000 square feet.

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WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Benefit Cosmetics, Olay Win Brand of the Year

Benefit Cosmetics and Olay have seen success this year thanks to product innovations and influencer initiatives.

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From left: Wengie, the Merrell twins and Jackie Aina at a September 2018 Dior brunch.

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WWD Yearbook #9: 2018’s Biggest Influencer News

WWD looks back at the biggest influencer news of 2018, including Something Navy at Nordstrom, Jackie Aina x Too Faced and the rise of virtual influencers.

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Glamsquad's debut hair care line.

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Glamsquad Expands Offerings With Debut Line of Hair Care

Using data collected from the 500,000-plus appointments it has completed, Glamsquad is launching a hair-care line, with makeup to follow in the new year.

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Infuencer Desi Perkins curates a brow kit for Benefit.

Beauty Features

Benefit Goes Global for Influencer-Curated Brow Kits

For its latest launch, Benefit tapped 10 influencers from around the world, including Desi Perkins.

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Brittany Xavier

Fashion Features

Influence Peddler: Brittany Xavier Creates Holiday Collection for Macy’s

The fashion influencer talks design inspiration and how she’s using her blog in light of Facebook and Instagram’s algorithm changes.

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Anine Bing in her Los Angeles store.

Fashion Features

Influence Peddler: Anine Bing on Building a Brand for the Modern Woman

Ahead of the opening of her 10th store, the fashion influencer-turned-entrepreneur talks building the Anine Bing brand.

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Kid influencers Piper Rockelle and Jessalyn Grace star in Petite 'N Pretty's holiday campaign.

Beauty Features

Petite ‘n Pretty: The Makeup Brand Winning Over Gen Z Influencers

Petite ‘N Pretty is the newest makeup brand to crop up on Instagram, but unlike others, its target audience is aged four to 18.

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Beauty Features

Is Functional Fragrance Aromatherapy 2.0?

Wellness brand The Nue Co. is launching an anti-stress fragrance inspired by the practice of aromatherapy.

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Karolina Kurkova, founder of Gryph & IvyRose.

Beauty Features

Karolina Kurkova on Gryph & Ivyrose, Her Wellness Line for Kids

Dubbed “Goop for kids,” Kurkova’s Gryph & IvyRose product lineup includes a supplement meant to help children overcome “moody moments.”

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Carol Hamilton

Beauty Features

L’Oréal’s Carol Hamilton on Her Approach to Acquisitions

L’Oréal’s group president of acquisitions shared advice to brand founders and her thoughts on the future of beauty at WWD’s 2018 BeautyVest.

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A scene from Ariana Grande's "God Is a Woman" music video.

Beauty Features

Lush Releases Ariana Grande-Inspired Bath Bomb at Twitter’s Request

The idea for the “Goddess” bath bomb came directly from Grande mega-fans, who tweeted their request in July.

clock November 16, 2018Alexa Tietjen

Oak + Fort takes a minimalistic approach to beauty with the launch of its color cosmetics line.

Beauty Features

Oak + Fort Hopes New Beauty Line Will ‘Eclipse’ Fashion Business

The Canada-based retailer, known for its minimalist aesthetic, has introduced a tightly curated line of color cosmetics.

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