Jenny B. Fine

Jenny B. Fine has been Executive Editor, Beauty, for WWD since November 2017. She joined the company in November 2001 as editor in chief of Beauty Inc. Prior to joining Beauty Inc, Jenny was Editor of, where she was responsible for overseeing its launch and editorial content. She was previously director of’s Beauty Channel and beauty director at SELF. She began her career in magazine publishing at Fairchild, where she served as senior associate editor of Salon News and beauty news editor of Women’s Wear.
 A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Ms. Fine received a B.A. in art history and an M.A. in journalism from New York University.

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Diversity in Beauty’s C-suite

Diversity is still in short supply in the c-suites of big business. Here, how the 10 biggest beauty companies stack up.

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Eye Candy: Fragrance Foundation Awards From Years Past

While the Fragrance Foundation Awards may be postponed this year, the allure of years past remains.

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Voices of Fashion’s Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

Now is the time to amplify black voices when discussing widespread changes that need to be made.

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Smashbox Focuses on India for Growth

As the country slowly starts to reopen, the L.A.-based brand is looking to accelerate key initiatives kicked off before the crisis.

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Macy’s Nata Dvir on Driving a Digital Future

Macy’s general business manager of beauty talks clicks, bricks and the biggest opportunities moving forward.

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Top Makeup Artists Create Ultimate Eye Looks

François Nars, Gucci Westman, Sir John and other top artists create fantastical eye looks exclusively for Beauty Inc.

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Post Neiman’s, Luxe Beauty Brands Explore Distribution Options

With Neiman Marcus filing Chapter 11 and the specialty channel in flux, ultra-prestige beauty brands are exploring their options.

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Beauty's Top Execs on Leading Through Crisis

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Beauty’s Top Execs on Leading Through Crisis

Top execs from L’Oréal, Unilever, Shiseido and more share how COVID-19 has reshaped their leadership strategies.

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Beauty Features

Fabrizio Freda: Leading for the Long-Term

For Estée Lauder ceo Fabrizio Freda, total transparency has been the key to achieving stability in times of extreme uncertainty.

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Leonard A. Lauder in 1978 at Lord & Taylor for the launch of Cinnabar fragrance.

Beauty Features

Leonard Lauder Writes a New Chapter

As his book goes on presale, the beauty visionary shares some secrets of success — and what it will take for department stores to survive.

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On the Cusp: Why Clean Fragrance Could Be Beauty’s Next Big Bet

As the clean revolution takes root in beauty, fine fragrance is one category where consumers are looking for meaningful transparency when it comes to what’s inside the bottle.

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Lauder CEO Sees China Recovery After Coronavirus, Talks U.S. Brick-and-Mortar Return

“The recovery is happening in a disciplined, pretty fast way,” said Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.

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Beauty Features

Dermalogica Creates Safety Standards for Skin-care Services

The skin-care brand has created a set of 12 principles that it hopes will be adopted by the industry overall.

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The Creator’s Code

From dance to cooking to fashion, it’s all in a day’s inspiration for perfumer Francis Kurkdjian.

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How L’Oréal USA CEO Stéphane Rinderknech Will Restore Growth to the Region

For the newly minted executive, restoring significant growth to the North American beauty scene is contingent on creating deep connections with consumers and company employees alike.

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