After overcoming a grueling leg injury earlier this year that involved multiple surgeries and a lengthy rehabilitation, actress Brooke Shields is ready to unveil her newest, and arguably most personal…
QVC is a world leader in multi-platform video commerce and reaches 218 million homes worldwide through its TV broadcasts, and tens of millions more through its streaming, digital, and social platform. Here, the top not-to-miss news from QVC.
Cosmoprof North America, one of the first large-scale, beauty industry meetings to be held in person since March 2020, welcomed a pared down—yet enthusiastic—cadre of beauty professionals for its 2021 event in Las Vegas.
In a series of conversations with top women beauty leaders, CEW sat down to chat with Madonna Badger, co-founder and CCO, Badger & Winters, to talk about how she lobbied for change at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival—and won.
In a series of conversations with top women beauty leaders about their career passion points, JuE Wong, Olaplex’s CEO, shares her passion for keeping technology at the forefront of the company’s strategy to achieve success.
Olay is expanding its iconic Regenerist skin care range with a new collection targeting dull skin, which took Olay’s scientists more than 100 formulations and 10 rounds of consumer testing to get just right.
During the past year, Tracy Kline, Bluemercury’s Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Digital and Marketing, has proactively monitored pandemic–led consumer trends/behaviors to successfully steer the retailer’s expansion into new categories…
Sephora unveiled several initiatives this week in its ongoing support of Black-owned brands during a wide-ranging virtual presentation, “A Conversion on Black Beauty with Sephora.” Several industry figureheads including Sephora’s…
In a series of conversations with top women beauty leaders about their passion points within their jobs, Shiseido’s Gail Boye, SVP, Product Development bareMinerals and Corporate Innovation and Commercialization, said…
COVID-19 related closures of offices, retail stores and other businesses, as well as the significant decline in social gatherings, have influenced consumer preferences and practices, according to The Estée Lauder…
Since the launch of the Spate Top Rising Ingredients Report in January 2021, the United States has crossed significant COVID-19 vaccination milestones and emerged from lockdown. This said, consumers are…
On July 29th the Safer Beauty Bill Package was announced via press conference. State representatives from Illinois, California, Delaware, and Texas were in attendance, as well as non-governmental organizations (NGO’s)…
As part of Credo’s ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion, the retailer has announced the 10-person cohort for its second annual Credo for Change BIOPC Mentorship Program. Participants will receive…
Procter and Gamble announced Thursday that Jon R. Moeller, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed David Taylor as Procter & Gamble’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November…
Sephora’s commitment to ensuring a more inclusive and equitable experience for its employees, consumers and the beauty community remains strong—and very public. On Wednesday, the retailer released a progress report…
Moisturizers are proving to be the most productive—and competitive—category in skin care, especially those with strong supporting hero ingredients. “Retinol, niacinamide and bakuchiol continue to be wildly successful drivers in purchasing…
CEW Beauty News spoke to Ariel Gold, General Manager, Jones Road Beauty, about the challenges of launching during the pandemic, impactful marketing strategies, sustainability practices and what else to expect from the brand this year.
Tribe Dynamics’ Q2 2021 Global Beauty Report provides an in-depth look at the influencers, activations, and content trends that spelled success on social media for Q2’s leading international beauty brands.
In this report, Spate explores findings from the services, skin care, and makeup industries in the UK and US. The firm also expands on varying degrees of deconfinement following COVID-19 lockdown and how this impacts the growth trajectory of trends in each market.
After postponing the 2020 edition of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) due to the pandemic, the largest B2B exhibition in the Americas is ready to welcome the beauty community back to the Mandalay Bay Convention center in Las Vegas this summer.
With the goal of undoing norms in the beauty industry and streamlining vanity space, Undone offers clean, luxury, multitasking makeup with skin care benefits at budget-friendly price points starting at $7.
Tarang discusses how e.l.f.’s founding principle of disruption guides its business practices, what he would have done differently about the brand’s ground-breaking #eyeslipsface TikTok challenge, and how the company is reinventing itself as a multi-brand house.
Klarna, a leading global retail bank, payments and shopping service, has announced the first group of small businesses to receive grants from its recently launched Klarna Small Business Impact Initiative.
Brooke shares everything from her most recent film project; her recovery from an excruciating leg injury sustained in January; what’s most important in her beauty routine and how she maintains balance.
Trinny London is on track to becoming one of the fastest growing D2C brands thanks to a collection of cream-based, skin care/makeup hybrids; an easy-to-use online personalization tool; and a burgeoning global community.
Everyone is talking about sustainability, but not everyone is making real-world change. Packaging trailblazers FusionPKG and Eastman are collaborating to deliver impactful alternatives to conventional plastic that won’t sacrifice aesthetics for sustainability. Every…
Social Standards investigates consumer conversations around sustainable packaging in Beauty and Personal Care to better understand how consumers are perceiving refillable packaging claims and whether this relatively nuanced interpretation of sustainability may have longer term viability to rival recycling-based claims.
On Wednesday evening, June 23, students from the FIT Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management (CFMM) master’s degree program presented their capstone project —The Future of Consumerism — a two-part…
Re-emergence was the overarching theme reported by Ulta Beauty executives participating in a fireside chat hosted by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 23. Ulta Beauty’s CFO Scott Settersten; COO Kecia Steelman;…
C.O. Bigelow, Manhattan’s oldest pharmacy and a must-see for anyone visiting the city, experienced a spectrum of trends and buying patterns among its consumer base during the pandemic. Here, third-generation…
To understand how consumer behavior shifted in the category during this time, luxury fragrance subscription service, Scentbird, recently conducted a survey among its database to uncover how the pandemic impacted their usage, purchasing behavior and future plans for discovery.
Eyecue Insights, an AI-powered marketing intelligence platform for visual content, has published a report that analyzes the impact of the BLM movement and the current state of visual diversity in the beauty industry.
The half-day program, Elevating Black Women: The Business Case for Diversity in the Beauty Industry, will feature thought leaders, industry experts and peers sharing actionable information to guide a collective journey towards a more inclusive industry.
Four Ph.D.-level aging experts are bringing the concept of longevity to the beauty industry. The quartet of scientists—Carolina Reis Oliveira, Alessandra Zonari, Mariana Boroni and Juliana Carvalho—launched OneSkin OS-01, a…
Over the years, beauty standards have expanded, with the body-positive movement as a leading example. Along with this, standards and the understanding of sexuality have also shifted. This sex-positive movement…
In hair care, clean means more than just cleansing. Wellness has moved to the forefront of everyone’s lives, with hair care joining the movement as consumers seek better ingredients, sustainable packaging and…
Annie Jackson, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of clean beauty pioneer Credo Beauty, discusses what the retailer is doing to move the needle for sustainability, and also what’s selling in Credo Beauty stores.
All things considered, the beauty industry was remarkably resilient during COVID-19, led mostly by digitally-born indie brands. ‘These companies,’ said Vennette Ho, Managing Director of Financo Raymond James, ‘were set…
Erica Culpepper, General Manager, Carol’s Daughter, SoftSheen Carson, and Thayers Natural Remedies at L’Oréal USA, weighed in on what hair care trends emerged in 2020 as a result of the pandemic, and where the category is headed in 2021 and beyond.
Knockout Beauty recently entered into the franchise business with the May debut of its Locust Valley, New York storefront. The new addition joins the retailer’s three independent locations, which includes…
“The biggest trend in skin care over the past year has been the huge growth in popularity of mineral sunscreens,” said Dr. Josh Zeichner, an Associate Professor and the Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research in Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital.
“Clean” claims are resonating more than ever with consumers, as the level of awareness surrounding ingredient safety and toxicity continued to increase in 2020. Brands leaned on this, creating extensive “free-from” lists, to promote the idea…
In this report, Spate highlights the top skin care and makeup services that are gaining traction with consumers. As tweakments continue to gain popularity, use these insights to identify new opportunities for product alignment and innovation.
The first installment in this creative evolution series explores Moroccanoil and their five-year development through evocative Mediterranean productions, innovative sentiment via a high-tech feel, and video strategy throughout the global pandemic.
As the next phase of its Beauty Mark initiative, CVS has partnered with renowned media psychologist Dr. Pamela Rutledge to conduct an online survey through The Harris Poll to uncover what transparency in beauty means now that the pandemic has increased screen time and video conferences.
April’s Tribe Dynamics Top 10 feature story explores the influencer marketing strategies that have helped successful luxury fashion and beauty brands recapture influencers’ interest and build highly engaged communities.
CEW Beauty News speaks with Renee Plato, the current Chief Executive Officer, about the line’s refresh and how she harnesses her digital and analytic background to help position the brand for future growth.
CEW Beauty News caught up with Jacqueline about how she pivoted the business in 2020, adapted marketing for online experiences and how the company’s skin care portfolio blew through five-year sales projections in just six months.
Motivated by shoppers heightened awareness around hygienic makeup testing, clean beauty brand Kosas is introducing an at-home, try on program to aid in the customer discovery experience in a post-pandemic world.
Tribe Dynamics’ Q1 2021 Global Beauty Report takes an in-depth look at the influencers, activations, and content trends that spelled success on social media for Q1’s leading international beauty brands, along with EMV rankings and community metrics for the top 10 brands in each market.
CEW Beauty News spoke with Camera IQ Co-founder and CEO, Allison Wood, about the role of the camera as a powerful communication tool, the importance of designing products with diversity in mind, and the primary role of AR in the beauty space.
In this special report, Spate explores these top trending aesthetics to identify consumer aspirations, and enable them to reach their goals by providing them with relevant content, products, and inspiration.
CEW has gathered the leading experts—from retailers to tech to brands—to share their winning strategies, and what this means for the future of beauty shopping in a virtual half-day event in partnership with Afterpay.
Here’s what Birchbox Co-founder and CEO, Katia Beauchamp; BeautyStat Founder and CEO, Ron Robinson; and Briogeo Founder & CEO, Nancy Twine, had to say about peer recognition and product recommendation.
CEW Beauty News spoke to Amanda Baldwin, Supergoop!’s CEO, to learn more about the Good Morning Supergoop! campaign, how the brand managed the past year and what we can expect to see from Supergoop! in the future.
Avery Dennison has teamed up with The Future Laboratory to produce a new report that aims to provide a strategic framework and outline a set of key drivers that will help scale solutions to help the transition to a circular economy and a zero waste future.
Here’s what Shiseido VP Integrated Communications, Tiffani Carter-Thompson; Scentbird CEO, Mariya Nurislamova; and 24 Seven EVP Global Client Strategy & Growth, Lisa Marie Ringus had to say about community, peer recognition and product recommendation.
Using a proprietary algorithm, Trendalytics has identified beauty themes and trends that are likely to grow over the next year with the goal of helping brands make forward-looking decisions in order to capitalize on undiscovered consumer trends.
Sephora has announced which prestige beauty brands will be sold within Sephora in Kohl’s beginning in August, 75% of which are exclusive to Sephora U.S. and Sephora in Kohl’s, as part of a new omni partnership, which was revealed in December 2021.
Entries for CEW’s 28th annual Beauty Creators Awards has received extraordinary pool of over 1,200 entries from over 500 brands who have submitted for the opportunity to be recognized as one of beauty’s best innovations.
The initiatives build on the actions taken by the global beauty firm over the past year, which have accelerated its move towards sustainable and profitable growth, with greater cost controls and a more competitive market position.
Natural hair care entrepreneurs Kimberly and Timothy Lewis have secured more than $3 million from a crowdfunding campaign created for Listener Brands, the parent company the duo formed to nurture their CurlMix and 4C Only brands.
Ready to Beauty has released a new economic data study, Readiness is the New Green: An Economic Data Study on the Business of Multicultural Beauty discussing the state of business for multicultural beauty professionals.
The President and Founder of Alison Brod Marketing + Communications—one of the most accomplished beauty marketing and communications agencies in the biz—lists L’Oréal, Garnier, Urban Decay, Flower by Drew Barrymore and goop beauty by Gwyneth Paltrow as clients, just to name a few.
Hispanic and African American beauty consumers have been experimenting and spending substantially more than other racial segments, and we can expect multicultural consumers to continue to fuel cosmetics growth into 2021 as they look for products that enhance their natural beauty rather than mask it.
Alina’s and Inessa’s passion for beauty came to life in a joint Instagram account, @theviketwins, where the sisters posted makeup and hair video tutorials to inform others of their favorite beauty tips.
Dr. Hartman is the Founder and medical director of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine.
Elana Drell-Szyfer is one of the most approachable C-suite executives in beauty—a good thing, as she’s on many people’s go-to list for advice, on everything from brand development to partnering with creative founders to mentorship.
The pandemic has accelerated demand for artificial intelligence-powered beauty solutions that offer hyper-personalized products, contact-free shopping, and ever more engaging brand experiences. Here, CEW Beauty News spotlights the latest AI innovations that promise a new beauty tech era.
While the beauty industry is abuzz about Clubhouse and how the audio-only platform can be used for brand building and boosting community, it’s important to look to its forerunner, beauty podcasts, especially when it comes to ad spend.
The company has allocated 10 percent or less of their site to feature ally brands, such as Goop, who will also be asked to make a commitment to serve as a thought partner, professional resource and voice for the BIPOC brands on the platform.
Klarna conducted a survey of 15,000 of our 15 million US consumers to find out how they are shopping for beauty during the pandemic, what trends are likely to continue, and what all this means for beauty retailers as the country begins to reopen in 2021.
In a survey of 15,000 beauty shoppers, Klarna, the world’s leading global payments and shopping provider, asked consumers how they’re shopping for beauty during the pandemic and the trends they expect to continue.
The new female-founded, Black-owned skin care brand founded by Gen Z (she’s 24 years old), for Gen Z, destigmatizes the treatment of chronic skin conditions while championing skin positivity and inclusion.
The microbiome, our skin’s living protective layer of microflora, became a beauty buzzword before the pandemic hit. Now, maintaining a balanced, diverse microbiome has become a priority to keeping skin…
SkinCeuticals’ new General Manager, Stephanie Kramer, is a mom, philanthropist, adjunct professor at FIT, and, like many of these days, a Zoom school facilitator. Stephanie brings 18 years of business…
Estée Lauder, the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., is expanding its QVC partnership to include livestreaming and extended product offerings following its successful launch on the platform in April 2020.
Curls is gearing up for its next phase of growth by entering into a strategic partnership with Beauty By Imagination (BBI), parent company to leading hair care brands such as WetBrush, Goody, Ouidad and Bio Ionic.