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Pete Born

Executive Editor, Beauty

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Camille McDonald to Retire From Bath & Body Works

Industry colleagues describe her as a fragrance leader and a pioneer.

Revlon Reorganizes to Focus on Its Brands as Stars

Under ceo Fabian Garcia, Revlon plans to grow into a $5 billion company in five years.

Barbara Menarguez Named Chanel Beauty Chief in U.S.

As a 19-year veteran, she has served during the last eight as chief financial officer.

Year in Fashion: Beauty’s Buying Spree

Major movement in brand rosters — largely with the aim of appealing to Millennials — is happening at an…

Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown Ending a Chapter

One of makeup artistry's pioneers is turning the page.

Alan Ennis Forms Strategic Start-up, Buys Julep, Laura Geller, Clark’s Botanicals

The Warburg Pincus-backed business, Glansaol, is on the hunt for other brands to add to its portfolio.

Unilever’s Living Proof Acquisition Portends More Deals in 2017

The sale of the Jennifer Aniston-backed hair care company signals more deals to come in 2017.

Natura International Raises Its Flag With First U.S. Store

The Brazilian direct-selling giant sets up shop on Elizabeth Street.

Byredo Celebrates 20-Year Inspiration

The company's founder created a fragrance in 2010, based on a favorite photograph that was taken in 1996 by…

Sephora Is Rewriting the Rules of Prestige Beauty

Sephora was an early incubator of the Indie revolution and is the most plugged-in retailer of its generation.

Estée Lauder to Acquire Too Faced Beauty Brand for $1.4B

This is the largest acquisition in Estée Lauder history.

Trump Even Makes His Presence Felt at Lauder’s Meeting

At the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. stockholders meeting, politics makes its presence felt.

Dior Opens First Makeup Boutique in New York

The brand built its first cosmetics concept store in the Westfield World Trade Center.

Jeff Koons and Jean-Paul Agon Honored by Alliance Française

Koons receives the Trophée des Arts award and Agon is awarded the Pilier d'Or.

Beauty’s Travel-Retail Business Buffeted From All Fronts

Executives at the recent TFWA convention in Cannes, France, discussed the unprecedented confluence of…