Path Finder: Democratizing Beauty Distribution

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Accessibility is trumping traditional retail boundaries, as consumers show themselves eager to shop in an array of environments—and savvy beauty brands follow.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Eileen Ford revolutionized the modeling industry more than 60 years ago when she founded Ford Models.

Human Resources

Eileen Ford: A Model Matriarch

Model mogul Eileen Ford chats about careerhighlights, her tried-and-true beauty routine andhow the modeling industry has changed since 1946.

clock May 7, 2010Cinnamon St. John

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Human Resources

Editor’s Letter: Follow the Leader

This month’s issue takes a look at the real game changers in the world of beauty and beyond.

clock May 7, 2010Jenny B. Fine

Skin Inc. Supplement Bar

Fragrance

May 2010: People, Places, Lipsticks

A top model tackles cellulite, Singapore’s latestskin care sensation and a video game for wannabehairstyling whizzes.

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Bag of rice

Fragrance

Inside Out: Rice

A look at why rice—a staple food for more thanhalf the world—is equally as popular as a beautyingredient.

clock May 7, 2010Belisa Silva

San Fransisco

Color Cosmetics

Vision Quest: San Francisco

Exploring the Bay Area through the eyes of Benefit heirs apparent and San Fran natives Maggie and Annie Ford Danielson.

clock May 7, 2010Belisa Silva

Everything is bigger in Texas, it seems, including the beauty business, which has weathered the recession better than elsewhere in the U.S.

Fragrance

World Wide Watch: Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, it seems, including the beauty business, which has weathered the recession better than elsewhere in the U.S.

clock May 7, 2010Lynne Richardson

Marionnaud

Fragrance

Beauty Incognito: Spring Scents

In search of a perfect spring fragrance, our undercover beauty reporters find that shopping for a new scent is no garden-variety experience.

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The process of retouching in fashion and beauty photographs is coming under increasing scrutiny by legislators and consumers alike, giving a whole new definition to the phrase “picture perfect.”

Marketing and Promotion

Altered Visions: Rethinking Retouched Beauty

Picture perfect? Why the practice of retouchingbeauty and fashion photographs is comingunder increasing scrutiny by legislators andconsumers alike.

clock May 7, 2010Jennifer Weil and Brid Costello and Barbara Barker

Marketing and Promotion

Austin: The Capital of Natural Beauty

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clock May 7, 2010Lynne Richardson

What's in store beauty products

Color Cosmetics

What’s In Store: Fresh Canvas

For flawless, shine-free skin, these smoothing primers and foundations harness a bevy of natural and high-tech ingredients.

clock May 7, 2010Belisa Silva

What's in store beauty products

Products

What’s In Store: New Releases

From hair repair to fashion-inspired makeup, a host of directional lines are launching from beauty veterans and newcomers alike.

clock May 7, 2010Belisa Silva

What's in store beauty products

Color Cosmetics

What’s In Store: Candy Land

Juicy jelly-inspired shades and an array of bright glazes paint a vivid picture for summer.

clock May 7, 2010Belisa Silva

“There is no room for boring or conventional,” says Michelle Lee. “Even if a model is classically beautiful, she must come with an attitude that is anything but.”

Human Resources

Golden Eye: Casting Director Michelle Lee’s Magic Touch

Casting director Michelle Lee has a knack for spotting the next “It” girl. Here, four models she’s dubbed the faces of the future.

clock May 7, 2010Jenny B. Fine

Human Resources

Key Model Casting Directors

Here, five casting directors who specialize in finding the fashion faces of tomorrow.

clock May 7, 2010Cinnamon St. John

The website Beautiful Stranger.

Marketing and Promotion

Social Studies: Visionary Fashion Websites

Rounding up the Web’s most stylish visionaries:The lowdown on 12 bookmark-worthy blogs andsites that put trend analysis at your fingertips.

clock May 7, 2010Dana Wood

Musicians Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas arrive at the Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.

Human Resources

Good Looking: Hollywood’s Next Generation

Young Hollywood rocks the orange carpet at theNickelodeon 2010 Kids’ Choice Awards.

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Michael Pollan

Fragrance

The Game Changers: Pop Culture Market Movers

Where these five people go, the rest of us follow.

clock May 7, 2010Danielle Pergament

Products

May 2010 Buzz-O-Meter: Chart Toppers

From chief executive salaries to beauty product editorial credits in May magazines, more is more. Here, a quantitative look at the month in beauty.

clock May 7, 2010Jenny B. Fine and Belisa Silva

Accessibility is trumping traditional retail boundaries, as consumers show themselves eager to shop in an array of environments—and savvy beauty brands follow them.

Beauty Features

Path Finder: Democratizing Beauty Distribution

Accessibility is trumping traditional retail boundaries, as consumers show themselves eager to shop in an array of environments—and savvy beauty brands follow.

clock May 7, 2010Jenny B. Fine

The launch of Ferragamo’s new women’s scent, Attimo, at the Palazzo Re Enzo.

Fragrance

Group Dynamics: The Latest Beauty Industry Events

Glamorous goings-on from the beauty world.

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Wal-Mart’s Carmen Bauza is leading the mass market giant into a brave new world of beauty retailing.

Color Cosmetics

The Transformer: Wal-Mart’s Carmen Bauza

Wal-mart’s Carmen Bauza is leading the mass market giant into a brave new world of beauty retailing.

clock May 7, 2010Molly Prior

Human Resources

The Game Changers: Top Beauty Executives Weigh In

The industry’s most influential thinkers reveal their thoughts for the future.

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