In Bloom

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Overview

How Korea is changing the global beauty dynamic.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Aroma-Zone

Retail

Beauty Bulletin: Aroma-Zone Opens Flagship

The family-owned French beauty label just inaugurated a colorful 5,555-square-foot, three-story flagship in Paris that includes its first spa.

clock March 21, 2014Jennifer Weil

Valerie Leonard

Retail

Shopper Stalker: Wall Street

Jayme Cyk heads to Wall Street, where they’re bullish on beauty.

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From Left: Iluminage Skin Smoothing Laser; Tria Beauty Age-Defying Laser, NuFace Trinity Silk'n Flash & Go

Products

Laser Sharp: At-Home Beauty Devices

After years of fits and starts, devices are becoming an ever-more viable category.

clock March 21, 2014Jenny B. Fine

San Francisco

Retail

Retail Safari: Boom Town in San Francisco

Rachel Brown visits beauty’s newest outposts in San Francisco and discovers a bustling scene with brands big and small.

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President Bill Clinton

Beauty Features

Flashpoint: Fragrance Foundation Talks

Bill Clinton spoke for more than 40 minutes on topics as diverse as climate change, entrepreneurialism and the rise of non-government organizations.

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Rose Ray Goddess' bases filled with semiprecious aventurine and cat's eye gemstones for stabilization and abundance.

Products

Launch Pad: Rose Ray Goddess

With her new line energy healer Joan Steele is looking to move from the metaphysical to the material.

clock March 21, 2014Jayme Cyk

Clockwise from top: By Kilian Gold Snake Purse Spray Holder; Smashbox Santigolden Eye Shadow Collage and Nail Polish Art Strips; Nip + Fab Viper Venom Extreme Night Fix; Sonia Kashuk Brush Couture brush, part of a five-piece set

Marketing and Promotion

Trending Now: Snake Charmer

Snake is the must-have motif for spring, seen everywhere from makeup to night cream.

clock March 21, 2014Jayme Cyk

Amy Errett entered into the beauty business with Madison Reed hair color.

Human Resources

The Entrepreneurial Edge: Amy Errett

The Madison Reed founder doesn’t care if it sounds hippie-dippy, her business philosophy is based on love.

clock March 21, 2014Rachel Brown

Pantene Pro-V Blowout Extended Dry Shampoo

Marketing and Promotion

Product Watch: Style Extenders

Sales of dry shampoo, of which such products are generally a variation, were up 32 percent in 2013.

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Reality TV

Marketing and Promotion

Social Studies: Reality TV

Here, a side-by-side comparison of how the industry is stacking up against YouTube’s standout performers.

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Joyce Brown

Beauty Features

Flashpoint: F.I.T. Celebrates Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing Program

The Fashion Institute of Technology celebrated 25 years of the baccalaureate program by honoring four graduates.

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Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Beauty Revolutions

This issue of WWD Beauty Inc takes an in-depth look at the developments that are most impacting the global industry now.

clock March 21, 2014Jenny B. Fine

Bologna

Beauty Features

The Main Event: Brief From Bologna

WWD asked Italy’s top suppliers for a sneak preview of the innovations they’ll be showing at Cosmopack and Cosmoprof Worldwide.

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Bobbi Brown and Ed Burstell photographed in the Drawing Room at the Crosby Street Hotel.

Human Resources

Beauty Bulletin: Keeping It Real

Friends since the beginning of their careers, Bobbi Brown and Ed Burstell haven’t let success spoil them.

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Left to right, from top: Fragrances by Carven, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior, Viktor & Rolf, Ralph Lauren, Bulgari, Nuxe, Gianni Versace, Cartier, Karl Lagerfeld, and Beyoncé.

Fragrance

Take Note: Spring’s Fragrance Launches

Brands big and small are looking to rev up the fragrance market this spring.

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Imaan Hammam on the runway at Michael Kors.

Human Resources

Girl of the Moment: Imaan Hammam

With a Moroccan mother and Egyptian father, the 17-year-old, who grew up in Holland, comes by her exoticism naturally.

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London Fashion Week street style: Girl Meets Boy.

Color Cosmetics

Hey Good Looking: Beauty Trends at LFW

Among the key trends seen on the stylish set during the city’s recent fashion week: the new androgyny, ombré taken to the extreme and Goth-inspired eyebrows.

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Visual made by Photographer Phil Knott partnered with musician Vanessa Bley and perfumer Jean-Marc Chaillan.

Fragrance

IFF Creates ‘The Chemistry of Sensuality’ Exhibit

The firm partnered with Arcade Creative Group to pair a star perfumer with a visual artist and a musician and gave them free rein to riff on the theme.

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The Coming of Korea

Retail

Korean Beauty Market Sees Upward Trajectory

Since first arriving in Mainland China a decade ago, Korean beauty brands have made significant headway.

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Pete Born

Skin Care

Pete Unplugged: A Marketing Maven Returns

WWD’s executive editor of beauty, Pete Born, sits down for a tête-à-tête with Andrea Robinson, who’s back on the beauty scene with a new book.

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Saturday, February 8: Prabal Gurung

Color Cosmetics

Regan Rabanal’s Backstage Beauty Grind

During New York fashion week, the makeup artist is part of a squad of about 200 brave soldiers who assist star makeup artists and execute their visions.

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The Ultimate Brand Experience

Retail

Beauty Retail Thrives Against E-commerce

As beauty brands seek to forge a deeper connection with young consumers, they’re discovering there’s never been a better time to set up shop.

clock March 21, 2014Rachel Brown

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Garnier Ultra Doux Solid Shampoo

Beauty

What’s Driving Growth at L’Oréal’s Consumer Products Division?

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Social Studies

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