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Allison Collins

Beauty Editor, Finance

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Mented Cosmetics Closes Series A, Plans International Launch

Mented will also expand into more Ulta Beauty and Target stores.

What to Watch: As Pandemic Shopping Shifts Cement, Beauty Brands Broaden Distribution

Shopping shifts from the coronavirus pandemic have prompted beauty brands to make products available wherever…

All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

A list of all the beauty M&A deals and beauty investments of 2021.

Skin Care Device Line Droplette Raises $15M

Droplette's team aims to bring pharma "rigor" into skin care.

Year in Review: Beauty M&A Recap 2021

This year saw major deals from Procter & Gamble, Estée Lauder and other major players in the beauty industry.

Beiersdorf to Acquire Chantecaille

Chantecaille founder Sylvie Chantecaille said the brand was looking for a partner to help continue growing.

Blackstone to Acquire Majority Stake in Supergoop

Supergoop plans to use the capital to invest in innovation and marketing.

Foundermade Acquired, Planning Expansion and IRL Trade Shows

The trade show business pivoted during the pandemic and is said to have tripled profits.

Beauty Companies Weigh IPOs

The pros and cons of beauty companies aspiring to the public markets.

Eurazeo Brands Acquires Beekman 1802

Beekman 1802 makes skin care products that feature goat milk.

Sephora Picks Accelerate Brands for 2022 Cohort

Sephora Accelerate selected a variety of hair, skin, fragrance and makeup lines for its 2022 cohort.

Harry’s Acquires ‘Down There’ Deodorant Brand, Lume

This is Harry's first acquisition.

Ben Bennett’s The Center Raises $15M From Prelude

The firm that backs Westman Atelier and DpHue has invested in The Center, which owns Naturium, Phlur and…

P&G Breaks Into Prestige Hair Care With Jen Atkin Deal

"We have always done our best to create alongside our consumer, I think that's been really appreciated,"…

The Superpowered Turnaround of E.l.f. Beauty

"It really required some personal reflection to really figure out, 'Where did I go wrong?,' 'What do we have…