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At a time when many heritage brands are struggling, Sheryl Adkins-Green has helped propel the 50-year-old Mary Kay to powerhouse status.
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India’s largest retailer Central makes a bold statement with its newest beauty department.
Kylie Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics — responsible for creating the Lip Kits phenomenon — takes the prize for best indie brand of the year.
Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin combines content, professional education and product creation, while tending to her star-studded clientele.