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Ulta Beauty Sees Looting, Store Damage Amid National Protests

The retailer has closed several of its locations across the country.

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A pedicure platform at Mylkbar.

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How Nail Salons Are Planning to Reopen Amid COVID-19

Sneeze guards and PPE are the new normal.

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Johnson & Johnson to Cease Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder in U.S. & Canada

The product is the subject of thousands of consumer lawsuits over potential cancer-causing asbestos contamination.

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SmileDirectClub Seeks $2.8 Billion in NBC Lawsuit Over ‘Defamatory’ Story

The at-home teeth-straightening company says its reputation was “sullied” and business “unjustly harmed.”

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Nick Axelrod Departs Role at Nécessaire

He will continue to advise the brand while working as a consultant.

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Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare in Denver

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COVID-19 Fears Aren’t Stopping Salon-Goers

Salons in Georgia, Colorado and Indiana are seeing a swell of pent-up demand from customers in need of cuts and color.

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The Rituals store in New York’s Flatiron

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Rituals Cosmetics Shutters Five Stores in California

Locations in San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Walnut Creek and Newport Beach were affected.

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Bluemercury is beginning curbside service on May 12.

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Bluemercury to Open 115 Stores for Curbside Service by End of May

The retailer is beginning a slow and steady return to brick-and-mortar business.

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Glamsquad's debut hair-care line.

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Glamsquad Preps for QVC Product Debut as In-home Beauty Services Remain Stopped

Though planned well in advance of the coronavirus pandemic, the foray into retail is fortuitous timing for the on-demand beauty service app.

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Beautycon Faces Mounting Pressure, But Its Problems Predate Coronavirus

With the global events industry at a halt, the beauty festival company is still seeking new investment while being served with a lawsuit and reportedly laying off more employees.

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CVS Gets Serious About Stress Relief Products

The drug chain is expanding its “Calm & Comfort section” featuring weighted blankets, aromatherapy and anxiety-reducing supplements.

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Master Class: Jackson Jeyanayagam

The general manager of Clorox’s direct-to-consumer business talks about being the DTC guy at a 106-year-old company.

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Jessica Jung

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Revlon Reenters China, Names Jessica Jung Global Brand Ambassador

The brand, which has struggled with slumping sales for years, is back after a 2014 exit.

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Many states have mandated the closure of salons, spas and service-oriented beauty businesses.

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Gray Area: Hair Salons in the South Begin to Reopen, With Some Trepidation

Salons are ready to reopen, but with owners and consumers worried about safety, the experience looks a lot different.

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Vitamins and supplement sales in the U.S. have surged amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Paging Dr. Nature: Vitamin and Supplement Sales Boom Amid Coronavirus

Vitamins, supplements and even homeopathic remedies are experiencing unprecedented levels of demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

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