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James Manso

Market Editor, Beauty

James Manso is the beauty market editor at WWD and Beauty Inc. Previously, he was the beauty reporter for WWD and Beauty Inc. He has also written for V Magazine and, covering fashion, beauty and culture. He is an alumni of NYU's College of Arts and Sciences, where he studied journalism and French. James is a San Diego native and an avid runner.

More From James Manso

Beauty’s Future in Biotech, Explained

Although biotechnology is lauded for its minimized environmental impact, executives see opportunity beyond…

Inside Advent International’s Big Beauty Ambitions

The backers of Orveon and Olaplex are evaluating new opportunities in the beauty sector.

Evaluating International Opportunities at Estée Lauder Cos.

Staying in step with consumer behaviors is the key to unlocking growth, according to Stéphane de La Faverie…

The NPD Group’s Global Snapshot of Prestige Beauty

The makeup category and the brick-and-mortar retail channel are back on the upswing globally, said NPD's…

How Maesa Supercharges Global Brand Growth

The incubator takes an expertise-first approach to brand building, a strategy that is resonating globally.

Ulta Beauty Launches Retail Media Network

The network, called UB Media, hinges on the retailer's far-reaching data capabilities.

All the Beauty Collaborations for AAPI Heritage Month

Brands are joining forces on an array of new product boxes and giveaways.

Bansk Group Buys Amika, Eva NYC Hair Care Brands

Bansk's acquisition is the latest in a string of deals in prestige hair care.

Saks Fifth Avenue Brings Injectables In-store

In partnership with Skinney Medspa, the retailer will offer botox, filler and Aquagold at its New York…

Aavrani Raises $7 Million Series A

The d-to-c skin care brand raised $7 million, which will go toward expanding distribution and taking on new…

EXCLUSIVE: Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs Enters Phase Two

Lady Gaga on the next chapter for Haus Labs, from new formulas and packaging to renewed purpose.

EXCLUSIVE: Jerrod Blandino, Jeremy Johnson Depart Too Faced; Tara Simon Promoted

The duo behind the top 10 makeup brand are departing, and senior vice president Tara Simon will take the helm.

The Latest Beauty Executive Moves

L'Oréal has promoted Nathalie Gerschtein, and the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has a new board member.

EXCLUSIVE: Sunnies Face Comes to the U.S.

Via a partnership with SuperOrdinary, the brand is launching on its own website on May 16.

How Ami Colé’s Diarrha N’Diaye Formulates With Purpose

Diarrha N'Diaye, founder and CEO of Ami Colé, says formulating "clean" and sustainably minded products is…