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Sharon Chuter Launches UOMA Sister Brand at Walmart

UOMA Beauty Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Chuter, is ready to cater to an even larger audience. Sharon, who is known both for her inclusive beauty brand, Uoma Beauty,…

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Tribe Dynamics: The Brands and Influencers Changing Diversity Conversations in the Beauty Industry

In this report, Tribe Dynamics highlights a handful of the many brands and influencers paving the way for a more inclusive future.

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Eyecue Insights: Visual Diversity in the Beauty Industry Report

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.

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Free Event: CEW to Reveal Survey Results on Diversity & Inclusion 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.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Auda.B Focuses on Inclusive Nail Care

Auda.B is the first Black-owned nail lacquer brand to become available on Nordstrom.com, as the retailer seeks to grow its Inclusive Beauty assortment.

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Menopause Wellness Brand Kindra Raises $4.5M

Kindra, a wellness brand designed for menopausal women, has closed a $4.5 million seed round led by the Female Founders Fund.

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Amyris to Acquire Hand Sanitizer Brand Olika

Through the acquisition, Olika will gain access to more clean ingredients and formulation capability as it plans to reinvent additional hygiene and wellness staples.

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Coresight Research x CEW: How Brands and Retailers Are Reimagining the Store Post Crisis

With the recent surge in e-commerce and a consumer reluctance to visit physical stores due to pandemic-related safety concerns, brands and retailers need to rethink how they can entice consumers…

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Is the Future of Fragrance Digital?: Krigler Debuts NFT Option

In July 2020, Krigler became one of the first beauty brands—and the first luxury fragrance house—to sell a fragrance with an NFT (a.k.a. a non-fungible token).

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Longevity Company OneSkin Aims to Transform the Future of Skin

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…

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Unilever Acquiring Paula’s Choice

Paula’s Choice, the skin care brand best known for its consumer advocacy, transparency and efficacy, is being purchased by Unilever from TA Associates for an undisclosed sum.

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The Harris Poll: Women Turned to Sexual Pleasure Devices During COVID-19 to Release Stress

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…

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Kaibae Targets Microbiome Skin Care with Indigenous Crops

With its brand positioning of “Rewilding Your Microbiome,” Kaibae Beauty & Wellness is looking to preserve biodiversity, not just of the planet, but also for the skin by harnessing the…

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Scent During Quarantine: How a Pandemic Changed the Way Consumers Explore Fragrance

The psychology of scent, and the power it has over our emotions, was never more present than in 2020 when most of the world lived in quarantine, unsure of what…

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The Wellness Revolution is Boosting Hair Care Sales

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…

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What’s Selling at Credo Beauty?

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.

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The Power of Indie Beauty Companies

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…

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La Mer to Support GreenWave for World Ocean Day

It’s widely known that luxury skin care brand La Mer uses sea kelp as a main ingredient for its Miracle Broth, a mixture that ferments a blend of items to…

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June Product Watch: Outdoor Gatherings Usher in Anti-Pollution Skin Care

As consumers prepare for outdoor events, skin care brands are boosting formulas with antioxidant-defense and pollution protection.

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Pride Month 2021 Beauty Roundup

Beauty brands are celebrating Pride month with a number of vibrant products and meaningful initiatives dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

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What Hair Care Habits Emerged in 2020 That Will Change the Category Forever?

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.

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Sally Beauty Campaign Aims to Lift Stigma from Colorful Hair in Corporate, Professional Environments

Today, June 4, Sally Beauty is launching a campaign with the goal of bringing new life to the company’s longtime commitment of self-expression and empowerment. Specifically, taking the stigma out of…

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CEW Announces Achiever Awards Honorees; L’Oréal USA to Receive Award for Gender Equity

For a second year, CEW will virtually host its Women’s Leadership Awards, a celebratory afternoon dedicated to recognizing women’s empowerment, equality and excellence in the beauty industry.

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U Beauty Taps CFO/COO Linda Burke Esposito

Linda’s trifecta of finance, start-up and beauty experience looks to complement U Beauty’s founders.

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CEW Ambassadors: Skin Care’s Q1 Rebound Jibes with 2020 Self-Care Splurge

Today, consumers appear to be readying their skin for more time outside, as facial exfoliators, body exfoliators, and sun care are all up year-over-year.

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5 Minutes with Knockout Beauty’s Founder Cayli Cavaco Reck

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…

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Sun Care Category Trends: Consumers Lean Toward Mineral Sunscreens

“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.

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Frédéric Fekkai, Nancy Twine Discuss Consumers’ Gravitation to Self-Care, Experimentation and Hair Treatments

It took a pandemic and salon shutdowns nationwide, but last year was the first year the hair care category saw growth, while skin care and makeup sales declined, according to Kline &…

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Kline: Greener Formulations Resonate with Consumers

“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…

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Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs Debuts Limited-Edition Bundles to Celebrate Iconic Born This Way Album

Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories is celebrating the 10th Anniversary milestone of the singer’s Grammy-nominated Born This Way album with a month-long offering of two limited-edition product bundles.

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5 Minutes with Ulta Beauty’s CMO Monica Arnaudo

Monica talks about what consumers gravitated towards in 2020, what they’re craving now and what’s moving the needle.  

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A Deep Dive into Revolution Beauty’s Beginning, Present and Future

Adam talks with CEW Beauty News about revolutionizing beauty at mass, branching out into new categories and how TikTok changed the face of the beauty industry. 

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Spate: The Rise of Professional Beauty Services

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.

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Brands Weigh in on China’s End to Compulsory Animal Testing on Imported Cosmetics

For cruelty-free beauty brands, access to the largest emerging cosmetics market in the world just got a little broader. On May 1, the most significant piece of animal testing legislation…

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Coty Promotes Andrew Stanleick to CEO of Kylie Jenner Brands

Coty has promoted EVP Americas, Andrew Stanleick, to Chief Executive Officer for the beauty business created by Kylie Jenner.

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HatchBeauty Brands Acquires Trendalytics

The consumer analytics platform aggregates millions of signals across search and social to predict consumer trends across the fashion and beauty industries.

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Shen Beauty Unveils Four New Brands to the U.S. Market

Shen Beauty recently hosted a virtual event to introduce four new beauty brands to U.S. media and influencers.

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NPD Group: Fragrance Gains Momentum for Mother’s Day

According to The NPD Group, 19 percent of Mother’s Day gift buyers purchased fragrances, which is double the rate of any other beauty category.

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Creative Evolution Spotlight: Moroccanoil

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. 

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Snapchat Advances AR Shopping, Ecommerce and Creator Business Tools

On May 20, Snap Inc. hosted its third annual Snap Partner Summit, unveiling the company’s latest innovations, ranging from a multitude of new e-commerce capabilities to augmented reality technologies.

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Tonight’s Beauty with Benefits Event Offers Survivors Hope & Help

Beauty with Benefits looks to reach an exciting crescendo Tuesday evening, May 25, during two live broadcasts, one on HSN and one on QVC, to raise money for Cancer and…

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L’Oréal, NAACP Name 30 Black-Owned Beauty Businesses Granted Funds

L’Oréal USA has announced the recipients of its inaugural round of funding for the grant program it launched in partnership with the NAACP.

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CVS Focuses on Mental Health, Names Beauty Inclusivity Consultant

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.

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How Birchbox is Tackling Sustainability with an Everyday Beauty Essential

CEW Beauty News spoke to Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox’s Co-Founder and CEO, to learn more about the line and the company’s sustainability goals.

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Tribe Dynamics: Q1 2021 Indie Debrief

This report offers exclusive insights into top-performing brands, as well as the influencers, activations, and content trends fueling their success on social media.

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Huda Beauty’s GLOWISH Combines Natural, Skin-Nourishing Elements to Create Pared-Down Looks

Founder and Chairwoman Huda Kattan spoke to CEW Beauty News about how Wishful inspired the ethos behind GLOWISH, the evolution of Huda Beauty’s brand identity, and how GLOWISH will develop over time.

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5 Minutes with Dr. Barbara Sturm on Launching Sexual Wellness, Clothing and a Miami Boutique

Beauty News spoke with Dr. Sturm on how the store will cater to Floridian’s specific skin care needs, how her business survived the pandemic and changing consumer needs.

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What You Need to Know as Shoppers Return to Beauty

After a long year of wearing sweats and messy buns to shuffle in and out of virtual meetings, consumers are ready to refresh their look. Data shows that young shoppers…

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Inside the Marketing Strategy Behind RéVive’s Latest Skin Care Launch

Clarté Vitamin C Brightening Serum is a dual chambered daily treatment powered by a combination of pure vitamin C and a moisture-rich serum.

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Beauty Brands Partner with NAMI to Rally Around Mental Health Awareness

Several beauty brands have joined together to spread awareness and provide support for mental health in collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

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Gillette Venus Aims to Destigmatize “Pubic” with Campy Video

Venus is looking to make the word pubic as typical as any other word with the #SayPubic campaign, and the launch of the Venus for Pubic Hair & Skin Collection.

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5 Minutes with Fresh CMO Tennille Kopiasz

CEW Beauty News recently spoke with Tennille Kopiasz, CMO of Fresh, to learn more about this partnership and what it means for the brand’s 10-year sustainability goals.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Melanin Haircare Founder’s Journey from Influencer to Brand Founder

CEW Beauty News spoke to Whitney Melanin about becoming a brand founder, growing her team and advice for entrepreneurs.

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Tribe Dynamics: Luxury Brands Rebound on Social Media

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.

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Glossier Renews Grant Program for Black-Owned Businesses

Glossier’s grant program to support Black-owned businesses is being renewed.

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Beauty with Benefits is Back; New Brands and Familiar Favorites are Featured

CEW, QVC, and HSN are once again joining forces for Beauty with Benefits, the annual beauty event in support of Cancer and Careers. Over a million products have been donated…

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Shiseido Promotes Ron Gee to President and CEO

Ron Gee, who has been serving as interim CEO and CFO for Shiseido Americas, has been promoted to President and CEO effective July 1.

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Alpyn Beauty Names Nance Hastings President

Alpyn Beauty has been named President of Alpyn Beauty, the skin care brand that sources ingredients from the mountains in its hometown of Jackson Hole, WY.

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How Beauty Brands Are Responding to Mental Health Awareness Month

CEW Beauty News reports on a few of the brands that are launching campaigns this month to bring this silent issue to the forefront.

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5 Minutes with Mona Kattan

Beauty News caught up with Mona to talk about personal and business shifts during COVID, cracking the code on selling fragrance on social and what company initiatives she’s focusing on next.

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Clé de Peau Beauté Partners with UNICEF to Support Girls’ Education

Funds raised from last year’s sales of The Serum helped UNICEF advance several initiatives.

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Pacifica Taps Influencers, Spokespet for New Vegan Cosmetics Launch Strategy

CEW Beauty News spoke to Pacifica’s Founder and CEO, Brook Harvey-Taylor, to discuss the strategy and execution for the launch, product innovation, and how the brand managed during the past yea

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Lauder Names Meridith Webster EVP, Global Comms and Public Affairs

Meridith Webster is joining Estée Lauder Companies Inc. as Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs, effective May 17, 2021.

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MDSolarSciences Rebrands to Cast Wider Consumer Net

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.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Brown Girl Jane Builds Community Around CBD Line

The company is on an impressive trajectory posting multiple months of six-figure sales.

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5 Minutes with Jacqueline Flam Stokes, CMO, Pierre Fabre USA

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.

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Kosas Debuts At-Home Beauty Sampling Program

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.

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Summer Fridays’ Latest Drop Aims to be Skin’s Glow Essential

The product was inspired by summertime’s golden hour.

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Klarna to Donate $4.5M to Aid Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

To qualify, businesses must be integrated with one of Klarna’s affiliated partner platforms, such as Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Shift4Shop or Magento.

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Cosmetify: 2021 Hair Report

In Cosmetify’s 2021 Hair Report, the firm shares the biggest brands right now, as well as the hottest hairstyle trends across the world and the most popular ‘hairfluencers’ on social media.

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Tribe Dynamics: The Top Beauty Brands of Q1 2021

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.

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Camera IQ: Female-Founded AR Tech Company Looks to Recreate In-Store UX

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.

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Spate: 2021 Aesthetic Trends Report

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.

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The Honest Company IPO Raises $412.8 Million

The Honest Company, Inc., a consumer goods company founded by actress Jessica Alba, has sold 28.5 million in shares at $16, raising $412.8 million.

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May Product Watch: Makeup Makes a Comeback

Brands are preparing for consumers’ return to social settings with color cosmetics launches and outdoor skin care needs ranging from SPF to shaving tools to tanning

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MOSS Studio: Cultivating Connections with Meaningful Video Content

Stunning video is one of, if not the most, evocative way of cultivating a true connection between a brand and its audience. Beauty lends itself particularly well to this type…

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Meet Beauty Creators Ambassadors: Mimi Banks, Susanna Fernandes, and Dr. Ellen Marmur

CEW turned to three beauty executives for their expertise in product recommendation and peer recognition. Here’s what Mimi Banks, CEO & Founder, MB Social; Susanna Fernandes, Chair of the New…

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Virtual Retail Conference to Feature 19 Industry Experts on the Future of Beauty Shopping

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.

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NPD: Q1 U.S. Prestige Beauty Sales Rise 11 Percent; Self-Care, Online Sales Remain Strong

Consumers continued to prioritize DIY home treatments as evidenced by double and triple-digit gains of hair masks, both facial and body serums, nail care, and candles.

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Meet Beauty Creators Ambassadors: Katia Beauchamp, Ron Robinson, and Nancy Twine

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.

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Supergoop! Launches Large-Scale Digital Campaign Around Sunscreen

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.

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Avery Dennison + The Future Laboratory: Zero Waste Futures

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.

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Meet Beauty Creators Ambassadors: Tiffani Carter-Thompson, Mariya Nurislamova and Lisa Marie Ringus

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.

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NPD: Luxury Spending Booming in Mainland China

According to the Chinese Luxury Direct Retail Tracking released Thursday by The NPD Group Inc., almost two-thirds of global growth in luxury in 2020 is attributable to the Chinese market.

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Trendalytics: 2022 Beauty Forecast

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.

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NPD: Hope Springs Eternal

This is the first time there’s been an overall shift in makeup performance, a small but significant win.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Ian Ginsberg on the Three Musts for Product Recommendation

Ian is the third-generation owner and President of C.O. Bigelow, America’s oldest apothecary; he is also a pharmacist

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Skin Care, Hero Items Drive Sephora in Kohl’s Brand Reveal

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.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Erica Culpepper on Validation Via Peer Recognition

Erica is best known within L’Oréal and the beauty industry as an inspirational leader with a relentless fighting spirit for her business, her team, and her consumer.

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BEAUTYSTREAMS Reports on China Consumer Mindset Shifts

As the world struggles through different phases of lockdown, China has emerged as one of the most resilient markets.

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Is Your Brand Ready for the Color Cosmetics Boom?

Gear Up for the Color Boom Consumers are ready to restock their cosmetics bags. Is your brand ready? The rollout of vaccines is a game changer for the color cosmetics…

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Blushington’s New Partnership Aims to Provide Economic Advancement for Makeup Artists of Color

Blushington has teamed up with the Teknique Agency, a Black-owned creative artists and event management firm, to launch a co-created platform, Teknique Boutiques by Blushington.

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New Consumer Beauty Newsletter Aims for Solid DIY Advice: How Not to F*ck Up Your Face

Val Monroe, the former Beauty Director of O, The Oprah Magazine, has taken her eponymous “Ask Val” column to a new platform, a newsletter titled, “How Not to F*ck Up Your Face.” Through…

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Meet the Beauty Creators Ambassador: Lisa Price, Founder, Carol’s Daughter

Today, Lisa is considered one of the most successful brand founders in beauty. She often mentors young brands and founders, sharing her advice to help the next generation of beauty brands.

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A Digital Supply Chain Makeover for Global Prestige Beauty Brand

How digital identities help transform legacy cosmetics stores into shopping experience and fulfillment centers of the future.

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CEW Beauty Creators Awards Entries Up 20 Percent, Hair Care Category Leads

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.

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Frank Body Receives Investment for Asia Growth

The round values the brand in the 100 million Australian dollars range. A U.S. targeted Series B is planned for later in 2021.

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Kline: U.S. Hair Care Sales Accelerated During Pandemic [INFOGRAPHIC]

In this infographic, Kline charts what the future holds for the dynamic hair market segment, as well as which trends, categories, and channels are expected to rise post–pandemic.

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Tribe Dynamics: The Brands and Influencers Behind the Rise of Sustainable Beauty and Fashion

Download Tribe’s March Top 10 report to learn how sustainable beauty and fashion brands are engaging influencers, and to see which brands and trends ranked highest on social in March 2021.

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Dove Beauty Summit Featured Lizzo, Shonda Rhimes on Body Positivity, Digital Distortion, Hair Rights and Female Authenticity

Singer and body confidence advocate, Lizzo, appeared on Dove’s Beauty Summit Tuesday, April 20, to kick off the latest in the brand’s Self-Esteem Project. The Unilever-owned brand, which created the…

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5 Minutes with Ilia Beauty Founder Sasha Plavsic

Here, Sasha shares her founder journey, the brand’s turning point and what’s planned for the future of Ilia.

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Meet the Beauty Ambassador: Ulta Beauty’s Monica Arnaudo on the Validation of Industry Recognition

Since joining Ulta Beauty in 2017, Monica has become known for building product assortments that reflect how beauty lovers want to shop.

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Coty Bets on New Strategy for Success

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.

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Partnering for Sustainable Beauty: Ulta + Loop

Earlier this year, global reuse platform, Loop, announced its partnership with Ulta Beauty, whereby the two will aim to reduce beauty waste.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Annie Jackson, Retail’s Clean Beauty Pioneer

The seasoned beauty executive, who currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at clean beauty retailer Credo, earned her stripes in beauty by holding both manufacturer and retailer roles.

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How Influencer Coco Bassey Uses Pinterest for Community Growth

Blogger, Influencer and Pinterest Content Creator, Coco Bassey, shares how Pinterest differs from other social media platforms, and how brands can leverage the medium to their advantage.

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Earth Day 2021: Planet-Friendly Beauty Brands to Know

Here, CEW Beauty News spotlights some of mindful products and initiatives that look to make a positive difference to planet Earth.

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Spate: Eyeliner Trends Report

According to Spate, consumer search interest for eyeliner continues to show strong growth since last year — indicating new opportunities for beauty brands.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassadors: Sarah Lee and Christine Chang of Glow Recipe on the Power of Prestige Recognition

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang have a combined 20-plus years of experience in global beauty, working in both Korea and the U.S.

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Amazon to Open London Salon Powered by Tech

Amazon has announced the opening of a new hair salon that will implement the latest technology, products and services in hair care and styling.

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Clarisonic’s Dr. Robb’s Next Act: Freshly Activated Skin Care

Dr. Robb Akridge, best known as the creator of Clarisonic, is introducing a new facial innovation and this time the concept extends beyond a skin care tool.

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CEW Diversity & Inclusion Survey Beckons Industry Participation

CEW has created an industry-wide survey to gather data from the beauty community on the state of diversity and inclusion in the industry.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Drunk Elephant’s Tiffany Masterson on Connecting with Peers

Tiffany was awarded a CEW Achiever Award in 2018 for her leadership and entrepreneur prowess; the brand has won several Beauty Creators Awards.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Frédéric Fekkai on the Power of Expertise Opinion

A stamp of approval by Frédéric Fekkai holds a lot of weight: he’s created some of the most luxurious hair and body care products—and high-end salons—in the business.

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CurlMix Raises More than $3M in Funding from Crowdfunding Campaign

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.

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Perfect Corp.: Global Skincare Trends Report 2021

The report gives an inside look at emerging skin tech innovations helping to create a more personalized skincare shopping experience.

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SheSpoke Scales Personalized Lip Color Services, Eyes Category Expansion

When SheSpoke first launched two years ago, it was a 600-square foot boutique located in Soho that served as a play space for women to mix formulas and shades, to…

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Ready to Beauty: An Economic Data Study of the Business of Multicultural Beauty

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.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Alison Brod on the Power of Peer Recognition

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.

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QVC, HSN Product Search Looks to Find the Next Big Thing

QVC U.S. and HSN are amping up for their third annual edition of The Big Find, an international product search to discover entrepreneurs with the next big brand or unique product.

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NielsenIQ: Multicultural Consumers Set to Drive Beauty Growth Amid Continued Category Shifts in 2021

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.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassadors: Alina & Inessa Vike on Programs that Deliver Brand Exposure

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.

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Cosmetify: Beauty Influencer Rich List for 2021

Cosmetify has revisited its Beauty Influencer Rich List for 2021 to reveal how much the biggest names in cosmetics could be earning from Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube.

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Sk*p Targets Eco-Aware Gen-Z with Hair & Skin Care Line

The beauty industry has a plastic problem and Mark Veeder is hoping to help solve it. The co-founder of beauty darling Farmacy Beauty has a new venture, sk*p, which looks…

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Prose Appoints C-Level Executives as it Aims to Reach $100M Revenue Goal

Custom hair care brand Prose has hired two C-suite executives to help drive the company’s success as it enters its next phase of growth.

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Neutrogena Launches Programs to Broaden Access to Critical Skin Care Services

Several troubling stats from a recent skin care study ignited Neutrogena into creating several programs that would help provide access to skin care resources for the masses.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Dr. Corey L. Hartman on the Importance of Industry Acknowledgement

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.

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CEW to Launch on Clubhouse

CEW’s bi-monthly Founder Fridays event, which unites small brand founders to discuss business solutions, is moving to Clubhouse. 

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Sustainability is the New Competitive Edge

Consumers are doing their share, and the pressure is on for beauty brands to do the same.

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The Honest Company Files for $100M IPO

The Honest Company has submitted a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Strands of Faith Founder Talks Growing Her Million Dollar Brand

Here, CEW Beauty News spoke to Ameka about Strands of Faith’s point of difference, how the brand managed during the past year, her biggest challenges and advice for fellow entrepreneurs.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Linda Wells on the Pride of Product Discovery

Linda Wells has over 35 years of experience in beauty and fashion as a journalist, brand founder and brand builder.

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Beautycounter Valued at $1B Following Carlyle Group Investment

Global investment firm, The Carlyle Group, has acquired a majority stake in Beautycounter, valuing the clean beauty’s parent company, Counter Brands LLC, at $1 billion.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Marianna Hewitt on Honoring Young Brands

This OG super influencer is a leading voice in social media with more than 1 million followers.

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Hairstory: The State of Sustainability in Beauty

Here, some key takeaways from the summit, which covered issues across clean formulas, greenwashing, sustainable packaging, conscious consumerism and more.

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Erno Laszlo Taps Pamela Kruse as GM

Pamela’s primary objective is to drive accelerated growth in the direct-to-consumer channel through on-site experience and conversion initiatives as well as performance marketing strategies.

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Tula Taps Influencers to Amplify Positive Skin Messaging Campaign

The selected influencers are Tess Holliday, Tennille Murphy, Nyma Tang, Chizi Duru and Weylie Hoang.

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Lauder’s Alex Trower Retires

The Estée Lauder Companies announced Monday that Alexandra (Alex) Trower, Executive Vice President, Global Communications, will retire effective July 1, 2021.

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Meet the CEW Beauty Creators Ambassador: Elana Drell-Szyfer on the Power of Peer Recognition

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.

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AI-Powered Beauty

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.

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IFF Celebrates World Art Day with Conversations Between Perfumers, Artists

In honor of World Art Day on April 15, IFF is hosting a number of talks between its perfumers and personalities from the worlds of art, food and culture.

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Meredith Launches Pro Bono Consultation Services for BIPOC, LGBTQIA Businesses

Media behemoth Meredith is launching a pro bono media and marketing consultation program designed to support BIPOC and LGBTQIA-majority-owned small businesses.

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Grande Cosmetics Holds First Livestreaming Event on Shopify’s Livescale Platform

Grande Cosmetics hosted its first live presentation on April 6, offering consumers access to its founder, the brand’s latest news and special offers exclusive to those who tuned in.

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Despite Clubhouse, Beauty Podcast Engagement Remains Strong

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.

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Waterless Nail Studio Glosslab Readies for Expansion Following $4 Million Raise

New York City-based nail studio, Glosslab, is thriving thanks to its unique waterless services and newfound financial support.

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April Product Watch: Brands Reformulate & Refresh

In time for Earth Month, brands are offering ways for consumers to make sustainable decisions with their beauty routines – from Superzero’s waterless hair care bars to newcomer Common Heir’s…

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5 Minutes with Biossance’s Catherine Gore, Sheila Pollak

Catherine Gore, President of Biossance, and Sheila Pollack, CMO, recently spoke with CEW Beauty News about how the brand pivoted in 2020, expansion in 2021 and spreading the clean beauty message.

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Thirteen Lune Announces Goop as First Ally Brand to Sell on the Platform

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.

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Pure Culture Beauty Elevates Customized Skin Care

The new formulations launched April 2, essentially an offering of anti-acne ingredients that will be incorporated into Pure Culture’s original line-up of clean ingredients.

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Traackr: State of Influence: Beauty 2021 Report

The report highlights how consumer, brand and influencer behavior in the beauty industry have evolved as a result of the global pandemic, social issues and changes in the social platform market.

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Lancôme Launches Advanced Génifique Eye Cream, Hydra Zen Additions

Part of its cult-favorite Génifique franchise, this eye treatment replaces the former version

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Highlights from 25 Black Women in Beauty’s ‘The Power of Us’ Virtual Event

The overarching theme of the day’s virtual event was a call for greater financial backing, as well greater acceptance from retailers and consumers of all ethnicities.

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Rebecca Minkoff, Ali Wyatt Announce Winner of Female Founders Day Event

Last week, the organization held its first virtual version of its Female Founders Day: The Business Blueprint event, which was previously hosted in-person in New York and Los Angeles.

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The Skinny Confidential Leans into Podcasts, Social Media for Namesake Beauty Brand Launch

When Lauryn Bosstick launched The Skinny Confidential in 2010, her goal was to bring together a community of like-minded women. Eleven years later, she has amassed over 1 million followers…

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Unilever Prestige, WWD Partner on Grant Program to Bridge the Digital Divide

The program aims to support innovations that take a human-centered approach to connecting with consumers in today’s tech-driven market.

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Virtue Introduces Flourish Range for Thinning Hair

The collection includes two overnight regimens that offer a new approach to address female hair loss.

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Klarna: The Biggest Beauty Trends for 2021

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.

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Spate: Skin Care Devices Trends Report

The chaos and uncertainty of 2020 had a significant impact on consumers’ everyday beauty rituals. While services and makeup are among the categories hit the hardest, the device category has…

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Aveda Launches Shampoo Bar to Support People in Need

For earth month, Aveda has launched its first shampoo bar created exclusively for hair to help raise millions of dollars to protect and provide clean water to people in need around the world.

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Unwrapped Life, Plastic Bank Partner to Save Oceans from Plastic Waste

Unwrapped Life, the plastic-free beauty brand, is partnering with Plastic Bank to prevent more than 2.5 million plastic bottles from entering the ocean.

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The Biggest Beauty Trends for 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.

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Kline: The Effects of the Pandemic on Professional Skin Care

Despite a challenging year, the professional skin care market continued to register slight increases in established regions, with the United States growing by 0.7 percent, according to Kline & Co.

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Spring’s Inspiring Beauty Videos: MOSS Presents Season Highlights

There is a promise of all that time lost, and in this very unique atmosphere, cutting-edge, bold pieces of beauty video are emerging.

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Stop Asian Hate! Beauty Industry Leaders Speak Out

Asian American beauty industry leaders speak out about the violence, their experience of discrimination, and what can be done to generate awareness and education to stop these hate crimes.

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Skin Care Brand Topicals Taps Gen Z

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.

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Base Butter Wins GlossWire’s First Pitch Competition

GlossWire, an online global beauty marketplace and social networking app, has announced Base Butter as the $10,000 grand prize winner of its first-ever GlossPitch competition.

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CEW Enhances, Reimagines and Renames Beauty Awards Program

CEW has enhanced and reimagined its annual Beauty Awards program, now in its 28th year, to spotlight the industry’s innovators and their teams – Beauty Creators – in an elevated and heightened way.

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Why Clean & Sustainable Beauty is No Longer Optional

Consumers are seeking out products that are not only safe for them, but also safe for the planet.

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Intimate Skin Care Brand SweetSpot Labs Rebrands

SweetSpot Labs (SSL), an intimate skin health and care products line, is re-introducing itself to consumers. The 18-year-old brand recently unveiled a bold and bright look via new packaging, as…

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Ipsy Parent Commits to Diversity and Sustainability Missions

Ipsy and BoxyCharm parent, BFA (Beauty for All) Industries, is committed to addressing two of beauty’s leading missions, self-expression and sustainability.

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Sakara Life Closes Series B Fundraise, Commits to Growing Beauty Portfolio

Organic meal delivery and wellness company, Sakara Life, has closed a $15 million Series B fundraise to expand their CPG arm of the business, personal care and beauty. Bringing in…

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Fragrance’s Wild, Year-long Journey, and How It’s Faring Now

As the world went into lockdown in March 2020, the last thing people were thinking about was wearing fragrance. But as it became clear the world was going to be…

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Jouer’s Founder Taps Influencer Daughter to Strengthen Brand Awareness

Christina Zilber, Founder & CEO Jouer, is aiming to broaden the clean beauty brand’s reach through a new partnership with a Gen Z influencer she knows very well – her…

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Coresight Research x CEW: How Is Technology Transforming the Beauty Industry?

In this report, Coresight Research explores how technology is transforming the beauty industry and highlight the implications of its adoption for brands and retailers.

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Alpyn Beauty’s Reformulated Award-Winning SKU to Debut Live on QVC

The product will be revealed worldwide today at 10 p.m. EST, March 23, via a QVC livestream with founder Kendra Kolb Butler and program host, Shawn Killinger.

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Firmenich Taps Students’ Creativity to Innovate Uses for Fine Fragrance

The partnership is a call to action to Regeneration, an initiative Firmenich kicked off last year to reset, reconnect and reimagine the fragrance industry.

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Tatcha’s Vicky Tsai Joins Room to Read Board

Room to Read has appointed Vicky Tsai, Tatcha Founder & CEO, to the organization’s global Board of Directors.

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Online Comparison Platform Cosmetify Launches in the U.S. Beauty Market

Cosmetify, an online price comparison platform for beauty shoppers, became available in the U.S last week, partnering with several retailers including Sephora, Amazon, Walgreens and Macy’s.

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Caress and IFundWomen of Color Unveil New Research on the State of WOC Entrepreneurship

Unilever’s Caress brand and IFundWomen of Color hosted a four-hour virtual summit to discuss obstacles and opportunities of women of color entrepreneurs.

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Hot Trend Alert: The Microbiome

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…

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5 Minutes with SkinCeuticals GM Stephanie Kramer

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…

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Tribe Dynamics: Influencer Marketing With a Gen-Z Approach

Tribe outlines key steps brands can take to engage Gen Z influencers and their audiences, and get ahead of the dynamic lifestyle movements started by these rising creators. 

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Fresh Beauty + MOSS: Learnings from a Successful High-End Video Production Partnership

Here, we explore the partnership between Fresh Beauty and MOSS, and uncover the many mutual benefits to working alongside each other in solidifying a brand’s video strategy over time.

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Estée Lauder Expands QVC Distribution, Leans into Live-Streaming

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.

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Dr. Sturm Launches Super Anti-Aging Face Cream

Dr. Barbara Sturm has launched a new item, Super Antiaging Face Cream, formulated to address both immediate and long-term anti-aging results.

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Hourglass Debuts Carmine-Free Red Pigment with Lipstick Launch

Hourglass and its parent company, Unilever, have developed a vegan alternative to carmine, the beauty industry’s standard red pigment produced from female crushed insects.

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David Kimbell Tapped as Ulta’s New CEO

Ulta Beauty has announced that David Kimbell, the company’s President, is taking over as Chief Executive Officer.

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Moss Presents Insights on Prestige Beauty Brand Videos

Here, MOSS Studio + Magazine examines some of prestige beauty’s most effective, high-end videos and what makes these assets so meaningful and powerful.

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Curls Enters into Strategic Partnership with Beauty By Imagination

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.

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Ready Set Jet Talks Crowdfunding, Going Beyond Brand Building

When Shalini Vadhera was considering fund-raising options for her beauty brand, Ready Set Jet, she wanted to think about meaningful ways people could be a part of her company.

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Walmart Hosts All-New Live Stream Shopping Event

The Spring Shop-Along: Beauty Edition will be hosted on Walmart’s TikTok channel where they will give the TikTok community a chance to shop live for items featured in creator content directly in the app, without having to leave the platform.

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How to Sell Successfully on Amazon

The platform accounts for more than one-third of all online beauty product sales, and beauty is the third-fastest growing category on the platform, according to eMarketer.

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Marc Rey Joins Maesa Board

Beauty industry veteran, Marc Rey, has been appointed to the Board of global beauty brand incubator, Maesa.

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Indie Beauty Brand Spotlight: Avya Skincare Spotlights Ayurveda as Next Big Beauty Trend

Rooted in traditional Ayurvedic ingredients, Avya Skincare is looking to bring exposure to an underrepresented beauty segment, In-Beauty, a nod to products established from Indian roots.

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Tom Ford Beauty Deepens Commitment for Gender Equality with Grant, Mentoring Program

Tom Ford Beauty’s has partnered with the UN Foundation [UNF] to support their #EqualEverywhere campaign for gender equality over the next three years.

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Venus Williams Expands Sun Care Collection, Launches Pay Inequality Campaign

The tennis champion and entrepreneur is launching a a vegan lip balm assortment, limited-edition Wonder Woman kit and #PrivilegeTax initiative.

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International Women’s Day Spotlight: Rahama Wright, Founder, CEO Shea Yeleen

Here, CEW Beauty News caught up with Rahama about her year in business, her biggest pivots for the brand, what inspires her and more.

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International Women’s Day Spotlight: Amanda Kahn, PÜR

Here, CEW Beauty News caught up with Amanda about how she manages the ever-changing clean-beauty standards at various retailers, how the brand’s marketing has evolved, and more.

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International Women’s Day Spotlight: Lorrie King & Celeste Lee, Caire Beauty

Here, CEW Beauty News caught up with them to talk about the origin of Caire Beauty, how they’re funding the range and what’s next for the brand.

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Bioré Skincare Launches Get That Sh*t Out Campaign

Bioré Skincare is bringing mental health to the forefront with an action-based program to address the mental health of college students in communities across the U.S.

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NielsenIQ: The Ins and Outs of the Low-Income Beauty Shopper

Low-income shoppers are fueling beauty and personal care growth during a time where economic stability and financial outlooks remain uncertain.

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Uoma Beauty Debuts Limited Edition Coming 2 America Collection

Uoma Beauty has partnered with Paramount Pictures to release a makeup collection for Coming 2 America, the second installment in the Coming to America film series set to premier globally on Amazon Prime…

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NPD Blog: Consumers Are Finding Beauty in the Simple Things

Not only are consumers embracing the little things, but they are maximizing celebrations by starting them earlier.

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Detox Market Launches Skin Care Line

Detox Market, the Los Angeles-based multi-brand clean beauty e-tailer, is launching its own skin care offering focusing on the art of cleansing.

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PowerReviews: The Changing Face of the Beauty Shopper

The survey found that nearly nine in 10 shoppers said they spend more or the same on beauty products online than prior to the pandemic, and two in five are more likely to be first-time beauty product buyers now than pre-COVID.

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Loop, Ulta Beauty Launch First-Ever Circular Beauty Retail Platform

Global reuse platform Loop has partnered with Ulta Beauty to reduce beauty waste whereby customers can now shop beauty online at loopbyulta.com in durable, sustainable packaging to be refilled and reused.

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Ultraceuticals Arrives in the U.S.

Ultraceuticals, Australia’s leading cosmeceutical skin care brand, is best known for its SPF, correction and retinol ranges. And it’s launching now in the U.S. in select professional doors.

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March Product Watch: Brands Prepare for Season Change

As brands gear up for spring, lighter hydration formulas are hitting skin care, from Lancôme’s new-to-market skin essence to Alchimie Forever’s light clarifying cream – the brand’s first big launch since the cream debuted in summer 2019.

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John Paul Mitchell Systems Taps Michaeline DeJoria as CEO

Michaeline is a daughter of JPMS co-founder John Paul DeJoria, who began working at the company in 2007 on the production plant floor.

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Augustinus Bader Upgrades Best-Selling Moisturizer, The Rich Cream

The reformulated The Rich Cream aims to deliver a better consumer experience and better results—backed by clinical and user trials.

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Indie Spotlight: OWA Haircare Rebrands as Susteau to Expand Offerings

Waterless hair care brand, OWA Haircare, is relaunching as Systeau, following a successful year of growth for the company.

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The Bachelor Serves Up Lip Service with Qür

In addition to lip balms, there are hand sanitizers and an array of other products in the pipeline.

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Meredith to Hold First-Ever Beauty Summit

Meredith will host an event that will look into the relationship between the beauty consumer and makeup, and the impact the events of the past year will have on future behaviors.

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New Brand Womaness Offers Menopausal Solutions at Target

Launching today at Target, Womaness offers accessible, affordable products addressing a range of menopause symptoms—from skin to body care, vaginal care and supplements.

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Colorescience Launches Even Up Multi-Correction Serum

The product, Even Up Multi-Correction Serum, is sure to resonate with consumers constantly seeing their skin on Zoom calls.

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Ulta Beauty to Open in Herald Square

The 12,000-square-foot ft. store will be located on West 34th Street and will open March 5.

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Paula’s Choice Launches at Sephora Nationwide

DTC brand Paula’s Choice will make its brick-and-mortar debut at Sephora this April, entering the prestige beauty chain’s 455 U.S. based stores. Last week the brand entered sephora.com with 25 products.

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Sobel Skin Rx Debuts on QVC

New York City celebrity dermatologist and Sobel Skin Rx brand founder, Dr. Howard Sobel, is launching his latest skin care collection on QVC today, February 26, at 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST.

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5 Minutes with Skinfix’s Jane Meredith

With a background that includes leadership roles at Murad and Perricone MD, Skinfix’s new General manager, Jane Meredith, is poised to take the rising indie brand specializing in skin barrier…

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Pear Nova

In 2013 when Pear Nova launched, there was a void in medium to dark skin tones being shown center stage in the nail world.

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Moss Studio: Skin Care Video Trends to Follow

Here, Moss Studio + Magazine examines four major trends to look out for.

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Spate: Celebrity Beauty Brand Report

Spate analyzes the data across top celebrity brands to identify which brands are seeing long-lasting traction.

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Madison Reed Raises $52M to Continue Omnichannel Expansion

The new financing brings its total capital raised to $199.5 million.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: London Grant Co.

What started as a small batch made in her kitchen, eventually became London Grant’s signature and best-selling product, Cocoa & Jojoba Body Soufflé. 

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Clean, Plant-Powered BioClarity Lands in Ulta Beauty

CEW Beauty News sat down with Tracy to talk about BioClarity’s proprietary ingredient, the impact of strategic collaborations, and future plans for the brand.

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Tribe Dynamics: Indie Beauty Debrief Q4 2020

Tribe Dynamics’ Q4 2020 Indie Beauty Debrief spotlights notable indie beauty brands across cosmetics, skin care, and haircare in the U.S., along with two brands with standout performances in the EMEA region.

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Jill Scalamandre on bareMinerals’ Latest Virtual Event and Brand Initiatives

On Tuesday evening bareMinerals held an immersive brand event, Virtual Villa, featuring bareMinerals’ Clean Beauty Ambassador Hailey Bieber.

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Estée Lauder’s Latest Investment in Deciem Ups Valuation to $2.2B

The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) is increasing its investment in Deciem from 29 percent to a majority stake of 76 percent.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Glory Skincare

Founded by former Nike executive, Alisia Ford, Glory Skincare was built on the belief that women of color should be at the forefront of every touchpoint in skin care and beauty

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Beauty Data Platform Poshly Rebrands to Lucky Analytics

The platform uses insights from more than one million consumers to help brands ideate, hone messaging and develop packaging and make creative decisions.

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Heyday Closes $20M Round, Announces Plans to Franchise, New President

The round was led by Level 5 Capital Partners (L5) with participation from existing investors Lerer Hippeau and Fifth Wall Venture, bringing the company’s total funding to $33 million.

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Chanel Introduces Its First Color Scanner, Lipscanner

Chanel is launching a next-generation makeup app for lips. Perfect for the online makeup shopping era, Lipscanner by Chanel is an iPhone app available for free beginning February 22 in France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Korea and 15 other countries on the Apple App Store.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: LYS Beauty

Founder and CEO of LYS Beauty, Tisha Thompson, is a beauty industry veteran of 15 years whose mission is to redefine beauty standards and make clean beauty accessible for all skin tones, skin types and textures.

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Aïda Moudachirou Rebois Joins MAC as SVP Global Marketing

M.A.C Cosmetics has named Aïda Moudachirou Rebois as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, effective Monday, Feb. 22.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: AMP Beauty LA

Today, AMP Beauty LA is curating the largest inventory of Black-owned products on the market across skin, hair, body, bath, makeup, nails, personal wellness and more. 

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Tribe Dynamics: How the Wellness Movement has Reshaped Beauty and Fashion

Tribe dedicated its January Tribe Top 10 feature story to the myriad ways that beauty and fashion brands have leveraged wellness trends to boost their influencer marketing performance and build a robust presence on social media. 

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Social Standards: DIY Trends in Beauty and Personal Care

The report investigates consumer DIY conversations in their Beauty and Hair Care routines to uncover some of the detectable changes influenced by pandemic restrictions.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: DRK Beauty

DRK Beauty aims to empower and support women of color by producing curated content that resonates with often-neglected communities, as well as provide mental health resources through their initiative, ​DRK Beauty Healing​.

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Blushington’s 180-Degree Pivot to Digital: Classes, Sales, Education

The first class from newly-formed Blushington Academy for Artist Advancement took place on January 11. Through it, people from across the nation have access to a 25-hour course designed to set them up for a career in makeup artistry.

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Codex Beauty Seeks to Earn Consumer Trust with Clinical Data Access

The goal is to offer a transparent snapshot of product performance, as well as eliminate confusion about ingredient benefits.

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How Grove Collaborative Attained a $1.3B Valuation

With a focus on sustainability and its “do no harm” ethos, direct-to-consumer household and personal care brand, Grove Collaborative, continues to be on the fast-track to success.

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QVC, HSN to Debut 60+ Women and Minority-Owned Brands

Qurate Retail Group’s QVC U.S. and HSN are planning to introduce more than 90 emerging brands across all of its product categories with two-thirds of the brands self-identifying as either women-owned or minority-owned.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Thirteen Lune

Thirteen Lune launched in December 2020, initially with 13 brands that were founded by Black and brown people. Now the site is growing to also include all brands. 

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Women’s Wellness Roundup

From elevated intimate care, to skin care designed for that time of the month, to a wellness-forward makeup brand, here are the latest women’s wellness launches.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Brilliance by Brown

The company tests and reviews products targeted to skin over 40, uncover emerging brands that speak to shifting hormonal concerns, and tap into a brain trust of skin care specialists and medical professionals that understand the needs of skin that requires more nourishment from head to toe.

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Clean Beauty Brand Merit Enters Sephora Following One Month Debut

Beginning February 16, the brand’s full seven-piece assortment will be available at Sephora.com and will roll out to more than 500 Sephora stores across the U.S. and Canada on February 19.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Danessa Myricks Beauty

Her eponymously named beauty brand was founded in 2016 on the principle that race, gender, age and personal style should not limit anyone from experimenting with makeup and discovering their signature look.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Black Girl Sunscreen

Black Girl Sunscreen launched in 2016, specifically crafted for women of color, and is formulated to leave no white residue on skin. 

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Chinese New Year 2021: Year of the Ox Beauty Videos

The turn of the lunar year brings celebrations, well-wishes, beautiful decorations – and a whole range of special edition beauty products to bring in the new year.

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Arches & Halos’ New Brow Items

Celebrity brow expert, Tonya Crooks, has created seven new products for her eyebrow grooming and shaping line, Arches & Halos, a collection of easy-to-use and affordable items that launched exclusively at Target in July 2019.

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The Latest in Legalizing Cannabis, CBD and How it Could Affect Brands

As part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State address, he announced his and the New York Department of Health’s proposal to legalize adult-use cannabis, the latest step…

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: BeautyBeez

Recognizing the limited offerings of Black hair care products in Los Angeles, Brittney set out to create a space that focuses on providing unmatched customer service and the most in-demand hair and beauty products.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Meraki

After experiencing a serious chemical burn from an over-the-counter beauty product, Amber Makupson, a licensed aesthetician, was fed up with ingredients in beauty products that were potentially harmful to women….

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What You Need to Know About Sampling in the New Beauty Landscape

To better understand the fluctuating landscape, Bazaarvoice-owned Influenster conducted a series of surveys to analyze consumer shopping behavior, including sampling.

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Tribe Dynamics: Q4 2020 Global Beauty Report

During the 2020 holiday season, brands and influencers around the world didn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic get in the way of socially distant celebrations.

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L’Oréal USA, NAACP Launch Inclusive Beauty Fund

L’Oréal USA has created a new grant program in partnership with the NAACP, Inclusive Beauty Fund, that will see L’Oréal USA award 30 one-time grants of $10,000 each to Black-owned small businesses, Black entrepreneurs, and professional services in all sectors of the U.S. beauty industry.

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Black History Brand Spotlight: Naturally Drenched

Recognizing a lack of Black representation in the beauty space as the owner of one of the top texture salons in the country, attorney, entrepreneur and mother, Jamila Powell, created Naturally Drenched to ensure all voices are heard and all curls are loved.

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Sephora Announces 8 BIPOC Brands Named for 2021 Accelerator Program

Sephora has announced details of its 2021 Accelerator incubator program, including eight brands who will participate in it, which for the first time features a cohort comprised exclusively of founders of color.

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Venus Launches Feminine Care Skin Collection

Venus is venturing into the clean beauty category with Venus for Pubic Hair & Skin Collection, available now at Walmart and Amazon, and the new Venus Radiant Skin Razor.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Epi.Logic

Epi.Logic is a line of elevated skin care essentials that prioritize not only the results of its skin care regimen but the experience itself.

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Stella Rising: 2021 Amazon Trends Brands Need to Know to Scale Successfully

Stella Rising recently held a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities for brands on Amazon.

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Young King Hair Care

Young King Hair Care is the first multicultural beauty and wellness brand for young men.

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Hourglass Launches First Skin Care Collection

Popular clean makeup brand, Hourglass Cosmetics, is expanding its offerings beyond makeup with Equilibrium Skincare Collection.

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Sharon Chuter Continues Advocacy Efforts with Disruptive New Campaign

Sharon Chuter is about to disrupt the beauty industry—again—and perhaps change the way the dictionary defines “black” while she’s at it.

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Skin Inc. Raises $7.47M to Drive Growth

Skin Inc Supplement Bar, one of the originators of premium custom skin care products and devices, has received a new round of investment from Singapore-based Mistletoe to boost global expansion and custom innovations.

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SkinCeuticals Open Retail Space, Launches New Serum

Medical skin care brand SkinCeuticals has partnered with cosmetic surgeon Dr. Mo Zakhireh to open a retail and treatment space in Palm Springs, California.

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NPD: U.S. Prestige Beauty Falls 19% in 2020; E-commerce Grows 46%

The U.S. prestige beauty industry generated $16.1 billion in 2020, a 19 percent sales decline compared to the prior year, according to The NPD Group.

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Indie Beauty Brand Spotlight: Media Personality Turned Brand Founder Taps Algae for Skin Care Line

After several years as a fashion and media personality and influencer, Allison McNamara decided it was time for a new venture – entrepreneurism. In 2018, she launched Mara, a clean,…

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: Scotch Porter

Brand: Scotch Porter Founder: Calvin Quallis Sales: $15 million to $20 million (estimated) Distribution: ScotchPorter.com (DTC), Target, Walmart Launch/History/ Unique Proposition: Formally launched in 2015, Scotch Porter remains at the helm…

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Kline: At-Home Beauty Device Trends in the U.S. and China

In this brief report, Kline looks at some of the key developments behind the success of skin care devices during the pandemic.

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Macy’s Intensifies Efforts to Advance Diverse Talent, Amplify Black-Owned Businesses

In honor of Black history, Macy’s will be launching several new initiatives—and building on existing ones—to honor Black culture and exceptional work by Black creatives.

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The Sephora + Kohl’s Partnership: A Look at Creative Possibilities

Here, Moss Studio + Magazine explores in-store video in context of the partnership announcement and the Sephora at Kohl’s CEW event. 

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Black History Month Brand Spotlight: BeautyStat

Launched in 2019, BeautyStat’s mission is to scour the planet for new beauty ingredients and technologies.

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Ulta Beauty to Invest $25 Million for Diversity Efforts; Names Tracee Ellis Ross Diversity & Inclusion Advisor

Ulta Beauty looks to double the number of Black-owned brands in its assortment by the end of 2021, and commit $25 million to support several diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Yelp’s List of Black-Owned Beauty Businesses to Watch

To celebrate Black History Month, Yelp released a Black-Owned Businesses to Watch list highlighting the most highly-rated and popular Black-owned businesses across several categories, including beauty.

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Olaplex Launches Interactive Tool, The Pro App

The hair care brand best known for repairing and protecting hair has launched an app that offers hair diagnostic tools and real-time advice for professional hair stylists.

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February Product Watch: Brands Focus on Rising Consumer Trends

This month’s roundup unveils innovative skin care and hair care products targeting consumer’s self-care routines, eco-friendly beauty options and the latest must-have antibacterial soap.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Black Opal Beauty

Black Opal is a global beauty brand offering high-quality, affordable makeup and skin care products created specifically for skin rich in melanin.

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Maesa’s Founder Steps Down as CEO, Gianni Pieraccioni Appointed

Gianni Pieraccioni has been named CEO of Maesa, effective February 1, succeeding the company’s Founder and current CEO, Julien Saada, who will transition to a role as Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Kahina Giving Beauty Redefines Eco-Luxe

With the goal of producing luxury green formulations while providing economic independence to the Berber women of Morocco, Kahina Giving Beauty is more than just a beautifully packaged beauty brand.

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PBA Study Shows Salons Which Follow COVID-19 Protocols Can Be Safe

The Professional Beauty Association has published a survey to help create consumer confidence in visiting salons with the goal of educating stylists and consumers that salons are safe.

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Beauty’s Latest Sustainability Launches

Here, CEW Beauty News takes a look at what has debuted this month with sustainability as a priority.

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Global Wellness Summit: 9 Wellness Trends for 2021

This year’s report captures the impact of the events of 2020, including racial injustice, politics, economic challenges and how the pandemic has shifted wellness from a nice-to-have to a must have.

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PBA Veteran Steve Sleeper Retires, Names New Executive Director

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has named Nina Daily as the association’s new Executive Director effective June 30. Steve Sleeper, the organization’s head for more than 20 years, is retiring. Nina currently serves as PBA’s Chief Marketing Officer.

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Kate Upon Shares Partnership Details on Wellness & Beauty Line, Found Active

Here, Kate spoke to CEW Beauty News about the new launch and shared insights into her supermodel secrets for glowing skin.

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L’Occitane U.S. Files Chapter 11

As a result of store closings related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and unmanageable store lease terms, L’Occitane’s U.S. operation has filed for a voluntary Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.

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No7 Launches Campaign to Help Women Reenter the Workforce

This is the kickoff to a global, multi-year campaign with the brand partnering with organizations and individuals focused on helping support women defy stereotypes.

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Spate: Tweakment Trends Report

This report from Spate highlights the top trending procedures and services in the beauty industry, according to consumers.

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Industry Alliance Looks to Offer One Stop Shop

Three leaders in the beauty industry have come together to create a supply chain hub for the development, manufacturing and merchandising of beauty products on a global scale, yielding six manufacturing facilities in three continents.

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5 Minutes with Chris-Tia Donaldson

Here, Chris-Tia, Founder and CEO of TGIN, talks to CEW Beauty News about running her company, which is based in Chicago, and the challenges she faces as a small business owner.

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5 Things High-End Video Does for Your Brand

Here, Moss Studio + Magazine takes a look at five things this content style can do for a brand.

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Euromonitor: Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2021

In this special report, Euromonitor analyzes emerging consumer trends redefining business in 2021.

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Kao USA Enters Textured Hair Care Market

Kao USA Inc. has introduced a new product line designed for natural hair textures, Wakati, the first entry into the category for the company

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5 Minutes with IFF’s Denis Ferenc

Many executives are looking at the challenges from the past 12 months as the spark that has accelerated innovation in the beauty industry. From newness in ecommerce, sampling and delivery…

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Givaudan Elevates Felix Mayr-Harting, Xavier Renard, Oriol Segui

Global Head of Consumer products Givaudan has made several executive changes, all effective February 1, 2021.

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Qurate Retail Group, NRF Commit to Support Small Businesses in 2021

Qurate Retail Group and the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation are expanding their Small Business Spotlight initiative to support 100 entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds in 2021.

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How Pacifica Beauty Plans to Use Digital Campaigns, Events to Support Launches

Pacific Beauty is kicking off its 25th anniversary with the launch of two new collections designed to cater to pandemic-driven skin and fragrance trends.

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From Kitchen Table to Target: Miss Jessie’s Co-Founder on Her Pioneering Natural Hair Brand

Here, Miko Branch spoke to CEW Beauty News about staying competitive in the natural hair care market, how educating consumers helped the brand during the pandemic and her biggest challenge.

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Tribe Dynamics: A Look Back at 2020’s Top Brands

Tribe’s investigation provides insights on not only the brands that best weathered the storm, but also the brands poised for a brighter 2021.

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Deep Dive Into DIY’s Strongest Beauty Player: Nail

The nail color/care segment has given a much-needed boost to the troubled makeup category: when salons closed, consumers were forced to do their own nails, and it turns out many…

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5 Minutes with Supergoop!’s Newly Named CEO, Amanda Baldwin

Now, as Amanda takes the helm as CEO, she talked to CEW Beauty News about continuing Supergoop!’s mission to change the way the world thinks about sunscreen, why education is the brand’s holy grail and how the brand prioritizes clean, feel-good formulas.

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Lauder Taps New Business Development Exec; Creates Role in New Incubation Ventures

The Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Dave Smith as Senior Vice President, New Business Development (NBD).

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CES: YouCam’s New Tech Elevates Video Retouching, Skin Health Detection, and More

At this year’s CES, Perfect Corp.’s YouCam app debuted several upgrades and new technologies to its AR/AI makeup try-on application.

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CTA: Pandemic Accelerated Tech Adoption, Transforms Playing Field for Industry

CES has come to a close, and as in past years, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has shared insights from a new report into the future of the tech world.

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AlixPartners: After A Dramatic Year Of Change, What Does 2021 Have in Store For Retail?

AlixPartners identified 10 trends expected for retail in 2021. The firm divided its predictions into two interlinked dominant forces for the industry: consumer behavior and operations.

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Garnier Study Reveals At-Home Hair Color Habits During Quarantine

A new survey conducted by OnePoll, on behalf of Garnier, revealed that the average woman colored her hair at home four to five weeks into quarantine.

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Beautycounter’s Board Appoints Gina Boswell to Chairwoman, Taps NFL’s Dasha Smith

Beautycounter is continuing its commitment to female leadership with the announcement of two Board appointments.

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Celeb Beauty Frenzy Continues, Halsey the Latest to Join Club

Halsey is the latest celeb to toss her hat into the beauty ring. The singer, whose real name is Ashley Frangipane, revealed her clean, vegan and cruelty-free line, called About-Face…

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Sephora Implements Action Plan to Mitigate Racially Biased Experiences at Retail

Sephora has shared plans to mitigate racially biased experiences and unfair treatment for shoppers in the retail sector by implementing a plan that will impact all facets of its operations, from employee training to product mix to marketing messages.

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CNN: All Job Losses in December Were Held by Women

In December, the U.S. cut 140,000 jobs, all of which were held by women, while men gained employment.

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Cosmetify: The Most Expensive and Affordable Countries for Beauty

Beauty price comparison website Cosmetify recently released a report highlighting the top five cheapest countries to buy what they have identified as five of the most iconic beauty products.

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Spate: Top Rising 2021 Ingredients Report

In this report, Spate covers the top trending ingredients — by growth, by volume, and by category.

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Maureen Chiquet Joins Credo’s Board of Directors, Shifting Leadership to 70% Female

Maureen will become the fifth woman to join the Board, shifting the composition to 70 percent female leadership for the first time since Credo was founded in 2014 by the late Shashi Batra and Annie Jackson.

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Dollar Shave Club Appoints Jason Goldberger as CEO

He replaces DSC founder, Michael Dubin, who has decided to down from his role as CEO, with plans to remain with the company as a special advisor and board member.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: How a Hollywood Hotspot Morphed into a Skin Care Line

A UCLA graduate with a master’s degree in Library Science, Jean Seo utilized her skillset to research the cause of aging skin, as well as the best ingredients and formulas to launch Évolué.

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L’Oréal Unveils News Innovations at CES 2021

L’Oréal has unveiled several new innovations at CES 2021.

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Amorepacific Unveils Customized Lip Makeup Manufacturing Technology

Amorepacific has been named a CES 2021 Innovation Award Honoree in the Health & Wellness category for its customized lip makeup manufacturing system Lip Factory by Color Tailor.

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Hero Cosmetics Gets Investment

Best known for its Mighty Patch line, Hero Cosmetics today revealed it has received a significant minority growth investment from private equity firm, Aria Growth Partners.

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NPD 2021 Outlook: Where Will Beauty Find Success?

Larissa Jensen, Vice President and Industry Advisor at The NPD Group, shares several key indicators to watch for this year that could have profound effects on the beauty industry. She…

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Perfect Corp. Raises $50 Million in Series C Round

Perfect Corp., developer of virtual beauty app YouCam Makeup, has raised a Series C investment of $50 million led by global investment bank, Goldman Sachs.

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5 Minutes with Katherine Power

Here, the busy mom tells CEW Beauty News about the development of Merit, how she balances running four companies, what she learned during COVID and her best advice for entrepreneurs.

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January Product Watch: New Beauty Launches to Know About

The new year kicks off with products that prioritize pandemic-related market demands, from supplements designed to boost internal heath to multi-functional skin care products.

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P&G, Billie Call off Merger Deal

Procter & Gamble and women’s razor company, Billie Inc., have called off their merger after facing regulatory backlash from the Federal Trade Commission.

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Nata Dvir Promoted to Chief Merchandising Officer of Macy’s

Macy’s, Inc. said today it has named Nata Dvir Chief Merchandising Officer of the Macy’s brand, effective February 1.

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The Boundlessness of Make-Up: MOSS Presents Emerge

When lead creative of MOSS, Nathan Byrne, set out to create a feature of renowned make-up artist Ryan Burke’s otherworldly creations, he had no idea how comprehensive and timely the…

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THG Buys Dermstore.com

London-based THG Holdings has agreed to acquire Dermstore.com for $350 million in cash from U.S. retailer Target Corporation.

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Hair, Makeup Artists to Get Virtual Trade Show

The virtual summit will bring together 75 speakers on subjects such as managing metal health challenges during a crisis, safety protocols in the workplace and financing a beauty business.

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Beauty Industry Reflects on 2020 Challenges, 2021’s Opportunities

CEW Beauty News asked industry executives to share their perspectives on 2020, the challenges and successes they faced, the lessons they learned, and what they would do differently if they could.

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Kline: How Retailers Adapted Holiday Shopping During the Pandemic

To keep you abreast of their initiatives,  Kline had the opportunity to check key retailers in the United States and  highlighted important dynamics for each.

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Alba Botanica Partners with Pro Surfer Caroline Marks

Alba Botanica is affirming its ongoing mission of empowering and inspiring women with a new partnership with Caroline Marks, the youngest surfer to qualify for the women’s Championship Tour.

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Tribe Dynamics: How Social Movements Impacted Influencer Content Amid an Unpredictable Year

This investigation is a must-read for those looking to understand the last year in social media, and how 2020’s various crises impacted posting habits and engagement.

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Advent International Spotlights Premiumization, Olaplex Acquisition

A recent video from global private equity firm, Advent International, focuses on premiumization, and spotlights premium hair care brand, Olaplex. Click here to see what attracted the firm to acquire the brand in 2019.

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Brain-Boosting Wellness

Here, CEW Beauty News presents the newest brands and products aimed at delivering peace of mind.

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Briogeo Enters Ulta Beauty

Hair care brand, Briogeo, is expanding its retail footprint with its nationwide, omni-channel launch at Ulta Beauty, beginning January 4.

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Owa Haircare Founder on Authentic Messaging and Uplifting Women-Owned Brands

Kailey Bradt, Owa Haircare, Founder & CEO, discusses online communications strategies and partnering with other small, women-owned business to drive sales and awareness.

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When Empathy Takes Center Stage: MOSS Interviews Tatcha CMO Sarah Henry

Moss Studio + Magazine sat down to speak with Sarah about her role as Chief Marketing Officer for San Francisco-based luxury skin care brand, Tatcha.

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McKinsey & Company’s 2021 Predictions for Beauty

The reshaped market that will emerge out of the crisis, however, will reflect significant shifts across different regions, categories and channels. Here, the highlights featured during the call.

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It’s A 10 Haircare Founder Talks Building a $500M Empire

Here, Carolyn spoke to CEW Beauty News about balancing time with her blended family of four kids, the company’s ecommerce business, innovative activations that have worked best to engage consumers, and advice for those looking to start a business.

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The Beauty Trends Dominating COVID-19

AI, Brand Loyalty & Sampling Emerge as Key Trends During Pandemic To better understand the fluctuating landscape, Influenster, which was acquired by Bazaarvoice in 2019, conducted a series of surveys…

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Perfect Corp: Gen Z Global Beauty Trends Report

In this special report, Perfect Corp reveals the five biggest beauty tech trends that are reshaping the way Generation Z beauty shoppers discover, experiment and shop for beauty.

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NYC Salon Owner Sees Success on TikTok: Video Yields 400K Views

The attention has boosted interest in his salon and visits to his website.

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Supergoop! Taps Vitamin C for New SPF Product

Set to debut on December 28, the lightweight serum features a combination of stable vitamin C, skin-brightening actives and SPF.

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The 2020 WWD Beauty Inc Award Winners Are…

The 2020 WWD Beauty Inc Awards became a virtual event this year, offering a ceremony for all to join from the comfort of their home, at a respectable 10 a.m.

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Coresight Research x CEW: Beauty Insights—What Global Brands and Retailers Can Learn from China’s Singles’ Day 2020 Event

In this special report, Coresight Research, in partnership with CEW, assesses beauty brands’ and retailers’ performance and explores the key beauty trends and learnings that came to the forefront during the Singles’ Day 2020 shopping festival.

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Beauty Industry Reacts to COVID Resurgence

Beauty News spoke with brick-and-mortar retailers, a high-touch nail salon business, and a rapidly growing DTC hand sanitizer brand to understand how this deadly second wave is affecting their operations and business strategies.

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3 U.K.-Based Beauty Brands Are Entering Target in 2021

A bevvy of new brands from the U.K. are landing in Target beginning 2021. Here, the best of the bunch.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Pili Ani Gears Up for U.S. Relaunch

Here, we caught up with Pili Ani CEO, Mary Jane Ong, to find out more about what differentiates this indie brand, how it’s funded and advice to entrepreneurs starting a brand from the ground up.

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Firmenich’s Annual Socio-Cultural Trend Predictions Announced

This year’s content falls under the theme, RE|GENERATION, and how the power of scent looks to improve wellbeing.

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Cosmetify’s Q3 Report: Hottest 2020 Beauty Brands Ranked

Online beauty discovery platform, Cosmetify, has released their Cosmetify Index, which reveals a 2020 rundown of the beauty industry.

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