Beauty’s 25 Most Innovative Execs

Beauty Inc, October 30, 2015


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Alicia Yoon: Founder of Peach and Lilly

Human Resources

The Originals: Beauty’s Most Innovative Thinkers

Beauty has always favored the bold, the people whose willingness to push past the status quo can pay off big time. Here, the people who point the way forward.

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Marketing and Promotion

Insider’s Guide to Both Sides of a Beauty Merger

An insider’s primer on integrating a small company into a larger one—as seen by both entrepreneurial brand founders and the behemoths who bought them.

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Beauty Infographic


The Stat Department: Beauty Leaders by Category

Here, WWD Beauty Inc looks at the leaders, by category, in the classic prestige channels versus the leaders in today’s expanded marketplace.

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Shopper Katherine Lopez


Shopper Stalker: The Buy Side

Ellen Thomas heads to SoHo’s bustling Broadway to find out who’s buying what—and why.

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Alan Jope

Human Resources

Alan Jope Aims for Global Dominance With Unilever’s Personal-Care Division

Alan Jope, Unilever’s president of personal care, took over leadership of the division in September 2014.

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Daluma: Opened October 2014

Beauty Features

Exploring Berlin’s Beauty Breakthroughs

Susan Stone explores the German capital’s newest beauty breakthroughs in the edgy East and well-heeled West.

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Marc Rey assumes a leading role at Shiseido.

Human Resources

Shiseido’s Marc Rey Reflects on North American Beauty

Marc Rey reflects on the North American beauty landscape as he assumes a leading role at Shiseido.

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Marisa Vara Arredondo, creator of Phase Bioactive Skincare

Human Resources

Beauty Entrepreneur: Phace Bioactive’s Marisa Vara Arredondo

Battles with acne led former Wall Streeter Marisa Vara Arredondo to start Phace Bioactive, her new skin-care line.

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SCREAM QUEENS: Billie Lourd as Chanel #3 in "Pilot," the first part of the special, two-hour series premiere of SCREAM QUEENS airing Tuesday, Sept. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Steve Dietl/FOX.

Human Resources

‘Scream Queen’ Billie Lourd Talks Beauty

Hollywood is in Billie Lourd’s DNA — mom is Carrie Fisher, grandma is Debbie Reynolds — but her role on FOX’s Scream Queens is the 23-year-old New York University grad’s first acting credit.

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Acne Studios SS16

Beauty Features

Spring Beauty Looks: The Bold and the Beautiful

At the spring collections, the hair and makeup looks weren’t for the faint of heart.

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1. RéVive Skincare Artbox 13, $595; 2. Vilhelm Parfumerie Fleur Burlesque, $245; 3. Arquiste Art Deco Velvet, $85; 4. Prada Olfactories Tainted Love, $300; 5. Givenchy Le Soin Noir, $330; 6. Ex Nihilo Fleur Narcotique, $225; 7. L’Oréal Voluminous Superstar Mascara, $10.99; 8. Chanel Le Top Coat Lame Rouge Noir, $27, Rouge Allure, $36, and Illusion D’Ombre, $36, in Rouge Noir


All That Jazz: Beauty Launches Evoke a Cabaret Ambience

After living for years next to the Moulin Rouge in Paris’ Montmartre, Vilhelm Parfumerie founder Jan Ahlgren is launching a scent inspired by his former neighborhood.

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Alterna Haircare Moisture Intense Caviar Oil Crème Pre-Shampoo Treatment $30. René Furterer 5 Sens Enhancing Dry Oil $52. Shu Uemura Straight-forward Blowdry Oil $39. Remington Triple Infusion Straightener $38.


Slick vs. Sec: Are Powders the Next Big Thing?

Oils are still red-hot—growing 22 percent in the prestige market according to The NPD Group. But are powders the next big thing?

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Human Resources

What Makes Unilever’s Alan Jope Tick?

A quick look at what makes Unilever’s Alan Jope tick.

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