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CVS Skin Care Centers: Evolving Skin Care at Retail to Meet Consumer Needs

In summer 2022 CVS debuted a new beauty boutique filled with all the brands a skin care aficionado could ever want, under one roof: Wander Beauty, Blume, and Volition sat...

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18 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Glow Recipe’s Female Founders

Synergy is the secret sauce to success at Glow Recipe, where Sarah Lee and Christine Chang oversee all functions as a united front.

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Ulta Beauty Shines in Q3; Reveals New Store Layout Focusing on Skin Care

During Ulta Beauty’s third quarter, it launched a new store layout featuring skin care at the front of the store.

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Black Friday Doesn’t Disappoint: NPD Shows Prestige Beauty Sales Up Mid-Single Digits

Black Friday saw physical and digital shopping carts overflowing with beauty products, signaling a healthy start to Holiday 2022.

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Beauty Bites: Beauty’s New Gifting-Themed Pop-Up, Hydrafacial’s New Brand Partnership, Laura Mercier’s 21st Century Play

By Andrea Nagel BABOR NAMES NEW CEO AMERICAS, PARTNERS WITH HYDRAFACIAL Family-owned German skin care company, Babor Beauty group, known best for its intense anti-aging, brightening, and wrinkle-fighting ampoules filled...

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Shen Beauty’s Jessica Richards Shares Her Brooklyn Boutique’s Best Sellers (A Few Might Take You by Surprise)

Jessica Richards recently spoke to Beauty News about what’s flying off shelves at her Brooklyn-based beauty boutique, Shen Beauty, a neighborhood staple and beauty destination for more than a decade.

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CEW Exclusive: Tribe Dynamics’ Indie Beauty Debrief Q3 2022

Indie beauty brands experienced an eventful third quarter, enjoying everything from buzzworthy hashtag campaigns to deepened relationships with community members, according to Tribe Dynamics’ most recent report on the sector.

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Coresight Research x CEW: What Does the Metaverse Offer Beauty Brands?

Though still in its infancy, the metaverse represents a significant opportunity for beauty brands, allowing them to meet new customers, advertise in new and immersive ways, and sell a variety of products, according to a new report by Coresight Research.

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Amy Whang: How I Became President of Maybelline New York, Garnier, & Essie

A marketing whiz and champion for authenticity, the new President of Maybelline New York, Garnier, and Essie, Amy Whang, sought out opportunities wherever she could — no matter how hard the hustle.

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All the Fun Facts You Need to Know About L’Oréal’s Cool New Cali Digs

In August, L’Oréal unveiled a 110,000 SF West Coast headquarters that houses four brands it’s acquired over the years. Here, an inside peak.

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AI Skin Technology is the Wave of the Future Offering Solutions for Both Derms and Consumers

Consumers are leaning into skin health—and are looking to tech for answers that address their skin’s needs.

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Prestige Beauty Q3 Sales Grow 15% to $6B as Makeup Reaches Pre-pandemic Sales

Despite news of a pending recession, prestige beauty sales are showing healthy growth, hinting at consumer confidence.

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The CEW 2022 Beauty Creators Awards Winners Are In!

By Andrea Nagel A banquet-style lunch – cobb salad to be precise – never tasted so good. For the first time in three years CEW held court for the beauty...

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Beekman 1802 Hits the Hot Skin-Care Trends to Fast Become One of the Industry’s GOATs (Pun Fully Intended)

Beekman 1802 checks all the boxes for today’s skin care consumer and is also a 2022 CEW Beauty Creator Awards finalists in Cleanser & Scrub.

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E.l.f. Beauty Sees Major Payoffs as It Stands Out in Big Beauty for DE+I Initiatives

Women are as seldomly found in the boardroom as they are in the corner office. But companies like E.l.f. Beauty are making a commitment to be diverse — not just...

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Beauty’s Leading Science Minds Talk Ingredients and Formulations Changing the Product Landscape

An elite group of scientists talked about the eight finalists for the 2022 CEW Ingredients & Formulation Award.

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Dyson Blows Away the Competition, Earning Rank as a 2022 CEW Beauty Creators Awards Finalist

One of this year’s finalists for CEW’s 2022 Beauty Creators Awards in the Hair Tools category is Dyson for its Supersonic Flyway Attachment.

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Top Beauty Editors Spill the Tea on the 9 New Luxury Beauty Products You Need on Your Holiday Radar

CEW’s Beauty Creators Awards are Friday, November 11, and everyone who comes will walk out with a gift bag worth around $1,500.

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Spate 2022 Year in Review Report Reflects on Lagging Consumer Search in Second Half

Beauty consumer searches had a strong start for the first half of 2022; however, the second half has seen a lag in beauty searches overall.

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Brow Queen Anastasia Soare on the Power of Perfect Arches

Anastasia Soare created the brow category 25 years ago. It’s why her company, Anastasia Beverly Hills, is up for a CEW Beauty Creators Award.

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Brand Uncover Creates New Paradigm for Discovery, Community, & Strategy in Beauty + Wellness

Taylor Barry, Melissa Chiofolo, and Gina Jacoby-Clements have created a new digital platform and concierge service, Brand Uncover.

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Beauty Veteran Gina Boswell Joins B&BW as CEO

Gina Boswell has been named Chief Executive Officer of Bath & Body Works, Inc., and a member of the Board, effective December 1, 2022.

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Estée Lauder Q1 2023 Sales Dip 11%; MAC Sees Big Growth

  By Sd Modiano Historically, Estée Lauder has recovered from the various challenges presented by global economic headwinds. Wednesday morning’s call with the financial community showed what the beauty firm…

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Glow Recipe Founders Sarah Lee and Christine Chang Talk Breakouts, Pores, and Skin Acceptance on Cheddar News

Glow Recipe recently appeared on Cheddar News to spotlight one of their most popular products, Strawberry Smooth BHA + AHA Salicylic Serum.

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Meet the Team Behind the Biggest Deals in Beauty: Raymond James

CEW took the opportunity to ask the beauty team at Raymond James their perspective on what to look out for in beauty M&A as we head into 2023.

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There’s Only a Week to Vote for One of the Most Important Midterm Elections of Our Lifetime

Vote yourself — then remind your social networks to vote early or on Tuesday, November 8, with social media posts from I Am a Voter.

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The Ultimate Cure for the Monday Blues — the CEW Beauty Creators Awards Gift Bag! Almost Gone!

CEW’s Beauty Creators Awards are Friday, November 11, and everyone who comes will walk out with a gift bag worth around $1,500.

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Unilever’s Vasiliki Petrou & Snapchat Talk Personalized Tech in Beauty — and How We Can All Do It Way Better

Find out from CEW’s latest LA event with Snapchat Beauty how Vasiliki Petrou became one of the industry’s top prestige beauty prophets.

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Jefferies’ Stephanie Wissink Heads to Walmart

Stephanie Wissink, one of the most respected financial analysts in the retail and beauty industry, has jumped from Wall Street to Walmart.

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NPD Forecasts Beauty’s Indulgences for Holiday 2022

Heading into Holiday 2022, the industry’s biggest question is whether beauty can remain insulated from the economic headwinds ahead.

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Tap into What Kline Knows About Beauty Beyond 2022

While beauty showed a quick turnaround from the pandemic in 2021, this year is a different story, especially with inflation broadening.

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Salmon in Your Skin Care? Spate Reveals Korea’s Next Big Beauty Trends

In this Korean Skincare Trends Report, Spate dives into Korean skin care trends, from salmon in face serums to multi balms.

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The Menopause Movement is On, and It’s as Powerful as a Hot Flash

The time is now to remove the stigma tied to menopause. And Stacy London is blazing a trail with the industry’s first Menopause Summit.

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Youthforia Lands in Ulta Beauty Following Viral TikTok Campaign

The TikTok viral beauty brand Youthforia is now available on Ulta.com and in multiple Ulta Beauty brick-and-mortar locations.

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Spate Reveals Consumer Confidence is Beginning to Diminish

Spate data shows that beauty searches are on the decline, revealing consumer sentiment has shifted based on economic uncertainty.

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Marilu Marshall: How I Became Global Chief Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity Officer at the Esteé Lauder Companies

She grew up the only child of Cuban heritage in her school and went on to work in a fascinating mix of fields (Criminal law! Casinos! Cruise ships!). Marilu Marshall’s path to leadership in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity has been an eclectic one, but one driven by purpose.

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Tiyale Hayes: How I Became an Expert in DE+I Research & Data

For Tiyale Hayes, the experience of not being heard — from severe childhood stuttering to workplace realities regarding Black consumer product testing — helped him find his place as one of the go-to guys for DE+I data and a changemaker of modern organizations.

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Shelly McNamara: How I Became Chief Equality & Inclusion Officer at P&G

Growing up with 14 siblings may not be easy, but for Shelly McNamara, it helped shape her empathy for the differences in others — and, ultimately, get her to a role in DE+I that she had never imagined.

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The Beauty of Authenticity: How Brands and Consumers of Color are Being Seen

According to the 2022 Fragrance Consumer Report from NPD, Black and Hispanic consumers are leading in fragrance sales.

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Data Partnership Connects Black Beauty Founders with Consumer Search Data to Drive Business

Members of BrainTrust Founders Studio, the largest platform dedicated to Black founders of beauty and wellness companies, will now have access to consumer search data thanks to a partnership with Spate.

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Building the Most Approachable Sexual Wellness Brand on Earth

Thanks to a number of sexual wellness brands, the industry is changing, one shame-free, approachable, and inclusive product at a time.  

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Clean Beauty Platform Gets More Powerful: Credo Acquires Follain

Leading clean beauty retailer, Credo Beauty, has acquired indie retail operation Follain, to create a single leading clean beauty platform.

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7 Fun Facts About Shiseido Americas’ President & CEO Ron Gee

Learn more about Ron Gee and his plans for growing Shiseido America at CEW’s upcoming virtual chat on October 27th.

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The Top Trending Ingredients and Formulas Broken Down in Layman’s Terms

To dive deeper into these innovative ingredients and formulations, make sure to tune into NYSCC’s upcoming webinar on November 2, 2022.

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October Product Watch 2022

Readying for the cooler days of fall, October product launches focus on skin care for the face and body. From a cold cream to a spritz-and-go serum to a one-minute…

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CEW Exclusive: Don’t Miss NielsenIQ’s Beauty Industry Update 2022

CEW has partnered with NielsenIQ to provide data in a webinar that will outline where the beauty industry is right now and where it’s going.

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Silk-Focused Beauty Brand Slip Enters Ulta

On October 10, the luxurious silk-centered beauty brand Slip announced its launch on Ulta.com and in various Ulta brick-and-mortar locations.

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Ulta Beauty’s 2022 Muse Accelerator Cohort 

Ulta Beauty’s mission to support underrepresented brand founders of color is coming to life with its inaugural MUSE Accelerator,

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3 Key Takeaways from Paula’s Choice Second Annual Skin Intelligence Event

Paula’s Choice recently held its second annual Skin Intelligence event to discuss the latest trends in the world of skin care.

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Member Partner Report: NielsenIQ on What’s Now and What’s Next in Beauty

NielsenIQ’s latest report covers the impact of inflation on beauty, the evolution of skin care and cosmetics, and so much more. 

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AP Chem Launches Xennial-Focused Skin Care with a Psychedelic Twist

AP Chem is the brainchild of beauty industry veteran Sandra Statz and Harvard and Columbia-trained dermatologist Dr. Sherwin Parikh.

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Urgent: There’s One Day Left to Vote for the Winners of the Beauty Creators Awards

Cast your vote for the Beauty Creators Awards and the People’s Choice categories: voting comes to a close at midnight on October 5 EST.

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Beauty, Lifestyle Brands Auction Items to Support Planned Parenthood

Post the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, celebrity hairstylist Andrew Fitzsimons launched a virtual auction to support Planned Parenthood.

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5 Minutes with Naturopathica’s New CEO Cathy O’Brien

CEW caught up with Cathy about what brought her to Naturopathica, and her plan to build the brand in today’s wellness-focused world.

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Beauty Bites: Upcoming Summits, Brand Acquisitions and Expansions, Retail Beauty

CEW Beauty News includes the gaining popularity of menopause as a relevant topic, Estee Lauder’s new prestige brand license, and more.

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Anisa International Celebrates 30th Anniversary Milestone

Anisa Telwar Kaicker shares with CEW her lessons in entrepreneurship and how she succeeded in a traditionally male-dominated business

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Hair Care Brand Amika Launches into the Chinese Market

On October 1, Brooklyn-based hair care brand amika officially launched into the Chinese market on Tmall Global and Xiaohongshu.

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Johnson & Johnson Announces Plans for New Consumer Health Company, Kenvue

Popular Johnson & Johnson beauty brands, such as Aveeno and Neutrogena, will live under a new company name, Kenvue.

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Member Partner Report-NielsenIQ: Fading Beauty: Inflation’s Impact on Premiumization Strategy

Inflation’s glum shadow is the latest global fixation as markets fluctuate – but how does this affect the beauty and personal care industry?

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The New Age of the Microbiome

Described as the next frontier for beauty, the microbiome is the single most important area of development in skin health and self-care.

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Rising Star: Enzuri Beauty

Beauty News sat down with Kisha Tyrell to discuss how she brought Enzuri Beauty to life and her long-term plans for the business.

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Shani Darden Taps Tim Warner as CEO

Shani Darden Skin Care has named Tim Warner as the brand’s Chief Executive Officer, bringing his category-defining experience to the brand.

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Spate: Holiday Trends Report 2022

Beauty brands can dive into this predictive Holiday Trends Report to understand how to make the most of the upcoming festive season.

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CEW x Snapchat Fireside Chat Spotlights E.l.f. Beauty Chief Brand Officer Laurie Lam

The challenge for many beauty brands these days is how to authentically connect with consumers via digital media platforms and technology.

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NPD on the Evolution of PerfumeTok  

NPD’s Jackie Wenskus focuses on the evolution of the perfume category on TikTok and how this type of content gained traction.

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Avon Launches Podcast Series Supporting Female Power Over 40

The topic of aging is at the heart of a new podcast series by beauty company Avon which launched on Friday, September 23.

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Aesthetics Leaders Partner on New Standards of Beauty Report; Shutterstock Creates Free Diverse Image Gallery

Leaders in the aesthetics industry have partnered to ignite a conversation about racial representation and perceptions within their community.  Leading aesthetics brand portfolio Allergan Aesthetics, and clinical skin care brand…

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Fresh to Take Part in LVMH Global Brand Storytelling Event

LVMH-owned beauty brand Fresh is participating in Les Journées Particulières, a three-day global event kicking off in New York on October 14.

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Aesthetics Leaders Partner on New Standards of Beauty Report; Shutterstock Creates Free Diverse Image Gallery

Leaders in the aesthetics industry have partnered to ignite a conversation about racial representation & perception within their community. 

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CEW Honors LatinX Brands During Hispanic Heritage Month

Beauty News presents an array of Hispanic and LatinX-owned brands who are holding their own in the world of beauty.

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Beautycounter Expands Leadership Team

Today, clean beauty skin and makeup company Beautycounter announced three new appointments to its executive team to propel the brand into 2023. Christina Hoffman has been named Chief People Officer,…

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Tribe Dynamics’ August Beauty and Fashion Rankings Show Major Growth for Olaplex & Colourpop

Tribe Dynamics’ latest report, Beauty and Fashion Rankings: Social Media’s Top Brands, analyzes August 2022 influencer marketing analytics.

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Beauty Wellness Series Part 1: The Future of Beauty Wellness

CEW kicks off a series of stories targeting Beauty Wellness, first with a look at the consumer’s renewed expectations of wellness.

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BeautyUnited Campaign Taps Beauty Celebs for Gender Diversity Campaign

In a time when the LGBTQAI+ community is facing violence and severe legal challenges, major beauty names are stepping up to provide support.

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The Conscious Beauty Collective Opens Pop-Up in Boston

Being an indie beauty brand can be tough. Without the budget of a beauty behemoth, it’s hard to stand out in the saturated beauty market.

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Research Shows Perfect Corp.’s AI Skin is Precise, Easy to Use and Cost Effective

Virtual try-on tools, such as those from Perfect Corp., have proven their worth in makeup, foundation shade matching, and even hair color.

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Member Partner Report: NielsenIQ on Clean Beauty

The demand for clean beauty and personal care products continues to grow quickly, but consumers today want more quality ingredients.

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Newest Injectable, Daxxify, Looks to Outlast Others

Nothing gets beauty tongues wagging like the launch of a new anti-wrinkle injectable, especially one that promises longer lasting results.

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Saie Taps Shiseido Exec Lucia Perdomo-Ruehlemann as President

Clean makeup brand Saie has named former Shiseido executive Lucia Perdomo-Ruehlemann as President of the brand.

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The INKEY List Launches a SuperSolutions Range

The INKEY List recently stepped up its accessible-ness game with several brand-new product offerings in a range dubbed SuperSolutions.

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The Big Reveal: CEW’s 2022 Beauty Creators Awards Finalists Are In

From the 1,000 plus entries, all 269 product finalists for the 29th annual 2022 CEW Beauty Creators Awards program have been revealed.

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Concierge Injectables Businesses are Popping Up to Cater to Self-Care Starved Consumers

Beauty News caught up with Dr. Peter Andrade and Dr. Shirley Madhere to discuss the evolving beauty and wellness landscape.

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What Women Want in Web 3.0

This report uncovers powerful approaches for brands to successfully engage with women across virtual experiences, immersive media and talent.

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September 2022 Product Watch

From blemish patches to an exfoliating tonic and more, the skincare launches this month are sure to fly off of shelves.

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Don’t Miss the Most Talked About Beauty Event of 2022: CEW’s Beauty Bazaar

CEW’s 2022 Beauty Bazaar is in less than 48 hours with time to purchase tickets for our September 15 live event at Chelsea Industrial in NYC.

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Hyram Yarbro’s Journey to Building His Socially Conscious Beauty Brand Selfless by Hyram

Beauty News caught up with Hyram, founder of Selfless by Hyram, about collaborating with The INKEY List and building his beauty brand.

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How Beauty Brands Can Figure Out What Makes TikTok Tick

Beauty News reached out to Hyram, Florence by Mills, Rare Beauty, and TikTok to explore what makes beauty brands stand out on TikTok.

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How to be More Inclusive, Actionable, and Accountable: A Case Study by BFA/IPSY

The beauty industry’s standards of inclusivity and sustainability have evolved significantly over the past decade.

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June Risser to Oversee StriVectin, Vita Liberata

June Risser talks to CEW Beauty News about the return to trust and science in skin care and finding a higher purpose in selling skin care.

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Impact of Gender Equity in TV Advertising

Advertising has long shaped how women are seen in society. This is especially so for the beauty category: In the early aughts, beauty-focused TV ads were filled with unrealistic depictions…

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Korean-Inspired Fragrance Brand Elorea Enters Saks.com

Beauty News talked with brand co-founders Wonny Lee and Su min Park about the idea for Elorea and their long-term goals for the brand.

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The Mighty Patch’s New Parent: Church & Dwight

On August 6, it was announced that acne and skin care brand Hero Cosmetics was acquired by Church & Dwight for $630 million.

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ILIA Expands to France with New Multi-Hued Eye Collection, UK Next

When Ilia founder Sasha Plavsic began considering acquisition offers, what was most important to her was how comfortable she felt.

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Target, Ulta Commit to AI, Robotic-Based Beauty with New Concepts

Are consumers ready to let an AI robot paint their nails, or apply artificial eyelashes? Target and Ulta are beginning to offer this service.

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Amorepacific Looks to Clean Beauty Brand Tata Harper as Next Growth Opportunity

Amorepacific announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire U.S.-born clean beauty brand Tata Harper.

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Adwoa Beauty Receives $4M Growth Capital Investment

Clean hair care brand Adwoa Beauty, founded by 2022 BCA Ambassador Julian Addo, secured a four-million-dollar investment from Pendulum.

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Perfect Corp Q3 Trend Report: Global Makeup Trends and the Rise of Fashion Tech

In Perfect. Corp.’s latest beauty report, the firm analyzed virtual try-on big data from 9 markets to reveal the top trends around the world.

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Vaseline’s ‘See My Skin’ Campaign Makes Headway in Skin Care Equity

The beauty industry is making strides to be more inclusive by creating products that meet the needs of all skin tones.

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Ulta Launches New Campaign, Beauty&, to Widen the Lens of Beauty

Ulta Beauty’s new campaign Beauty& is dedicated to expanding the lens of beauty and inspiring everyone to reclaim beauty on their own terms.

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Spate: Top Rising Ingredients Report 

As consumers continue to educate themselves, consider ways to educate them on how to use ingredients most effectively and safely.

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Eyecue Insights Special Report: The Rise of TikTok, a Video Analysis

Eyecue analyzes 40 of the most trending TikTok videos made by beauty content creators in 2021 and reports the trends for beauty brands.

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Beauty Bites: Sephora and Walmart’s New Lines; Remedy By Ari Launch; BeautyHealth & HigherDose Appointed New Leadership

Beauty Bites: Ranavat in Sephora stores, ITK Skincare in Walmart, Remedy By Ari launch, BeautyHealth and HigherDose appointed new leadership.

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CEW Celebrates 2022 Beauty Creators Awards Finalists with First-Ever Beauty Bazaar

On September 15, CEW will unveil all 269 finalists across 33 categories at its first-ever Beauty Bazaar, held at Chelsea Industrial in NYC.

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DIBS Beauty, The Ultimate Deserted Island Beauty Brand

Beauty News talked with brand co-founders Courtney Shields and Jeff Lee about how the two met and their long-term goals for DIBS Beauty.

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Spate: Wellness: Supplement & Ingestible Trends Report

In this Spate report, key shifts, top ingredients, popular brands, and more are explored to give a holistic view of the supplements space.

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Alexis Schrimpf: Making Design Accessible for All

Alexis Schrimpf discusses her passion for improving packaging design and P&G’s efforts to attract a diverse employee pool.

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H2O Plus to Close After 33 Years

H2O Plus, one of the beauty industry’s biggest skin care innovators from the Nineties and early aughts, is closing after 33 years in business at the end of 2022. The…

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Tribe Dynamics x True Beauty Ventures Partner to Accelerate Brand Growth

Tribe Dynamics and beauty emerging growth fund True Beauty Ventures have partnered to help accelerate growth for emerging beauty brands.

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Two Female Beauty Tech Entrepreneurs Close $5.65M Raise

The AI-powered cosmetic ingredients ontology company The Good Face Project announced $5.65 million seed investment with VMG Catalyst.

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Indie Fragrance Brand Boy Smells Enters Sephora

Fragrance and candle brand Boy Smells announced the debut of their launch into Sephora and the release of a Sephora-exclusive fragrance.

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What Clean Beauty Retailers are Planning for Q4 2022 and Beyond

Beauty News reached out to clean beauty retailers to find which products are performing well in sales, merchandising plans, and so much more.  

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BeautyBio Brings Hydration Facials Home with Latest Device Innovation

Fast-growing skin care brand BeautyBio looks to revolutionize the DIY tool category with the Glofacial Hydro-Infusion Pore Cleansing Tool.

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CEW Spotlights Black-Owned Businesses for National Black Business Month

For National Black Business Month, Beauty News presents a selection of Black-owned beauty brands making their mark in the world of beauty.

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Sephora to Expand Presence to all Kohl’s Stores, Partnership to Generate $2B by 2025

Sephora and Kohl’s have announced that Sephora will expand its presence from 600 Kohl’s stores to more than 1,100 locations.

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KVD Beauty’s Rebrand Looks to Recapture Fans

KVD Beauty, formerly known as Kat Von D Beauty, has gone through several major design and product shifts since January 2020.

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Personalized Beauty Market Expected to Reach $51.64 Billion in 2026

Beauty News approached several personalized beauty brands to explore why this specific section of the beauty market is expanding so quickly. 

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The Good Mineral’s Long Journey to Launch

Beauty News sat down with The Good Mineral’s co-founders on how they turned a personal experience into a business.  

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RéVive, Skin Care’s Science-Fueled Brand, Celebrates 25 Years in Beauty

Many skin care brands espouse a scientific heritage. RéVive has once-patented technology to back up its scientific positioning.

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5 Minutes with Chris Salgardo

Beauty industry professional Chris Salgardo shares with CEW Beauty News how his men’s grooming brand Atwater was guided by trial and error.

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Beauty Bites: Prada Teases Beauty Intensions; Indeed Labs Lands at Target; Funding for Miami Beach Bum; Tower 28 Names Winner for Grant; NGS Expands at Free People

Beauty News reports on the social buzz surrounding Prada Beauty, Miami Beach Bum’s fundraising, and expansion for Indeed Labs and NGS.

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New Drug Platform by NYC Dermatologist Saves Patients Millions of Dollars

Beauty News caught up with Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali or Dr. B, as his friends refer to him, to talk about all things Skin Medicinals.

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Huda Beauty, Kayali Product Collab Turns into Lovefest

Mona and Huda Kattan have become stalwarts in the beauty world with their respective brands and recently launched the Lovefest collection.

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Coresight x CEW: Beauty & Fragrance as an Entry Point to Luxury

This Coresight Research Report reveals how beauty and fragrance products can propel a fashion brand to luxury positioning.

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Stress, Covid-19-Related Hair Loss Leads to Growing Scalp Care Market

In the world of hair care, products that work to ensure a healthy scalp are making for a rapidly growing category.

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L’Oréal’s Nathalie Gerschtein: Never Apologize for Ambition

Beauty executives need look no further than Nathalie Gerschtein for advice on how to handle their ambition.

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Beauty Brands React to Instagram’s Shifting Priorities

Beauty News reached out to several beauty brands for their thoughts on Instagram’s video-forward intentions.

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RMS Beauty Talks Post-Acquisition Strategy and its Quest to be Better Known by Beauty Shoppers

RMS Beauty, one of the best-known brands among beauty industry executives is aiming to be just as popular with beauty shoppers.

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August 2022 Beauty Product Launch Roundup

Catering to summer weather is what many August 2022 beauty product launches were designed to do and prepping for a return to polished looks.

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Special Report: CreatorIQ Reviews Global Beauty Q2 2022

CreatorIQ released a report ranking the top beauty brands in earned media performance across major international markets.

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Blushington Expands with New Services, Manhattan Flagship

Makeup and skin care service destination, Blushington, is expanding into new categories, namely hair services.

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CEW Exclusive: NPD Makeup Consumer Report 2022

This special NPD report for CEW members provides insights into women’s attitudes toward makeup, shopping behavior and purchasing influences.

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J-Beauty Gets a Dose of Newness with DTC Brand Platform Shiko Beauty

Shiko Beauty looks to target prestige U.S. consumers with nine hand-picked J-Beauty skin care brands to address a range of skin care concerns.

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The Distinct Trends that are Redefining Fragrance in 2022 and Beyond

If the beauty industry was awarding annual superlatives for 2022, it’s no doubt that fragrance would take home the Best All Around award.

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CreatorIQ: How Beauty Brands Can Win on SkinTok

Skin care-related TikTok content, otherwise known as SkinTok, is one of the largest growing sections in the beauty content sphere.

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Ulta Beauty Ups Investment in Disruptive Tech Startups

Ulta Beauty has launched a digital innovation fund that looks to invest up to $20 million in emerging technology startups.

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Superstar K18 Expands into Hair Care

K18 Biomimetic Hairscience is looking to build one of the biggest hair care success stories, the K18 Leave-in Molecular Repair Hair Mask.

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24 Seven on Empowering Women Leaders in Today’s Job Market

CEW Beauty News tapped the knowledge of 24 Seven to delve into some of the biggest issues swirling around hiring and retaining talent today.

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Codex Beauty Labs Expands into Acne with Shaant

Since Codex Beauty Labs launched, the company has focused on creating product lines dedicated to very specific skin issues.

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Spate Report Reveals Whitespace Opportunities in Skincare

In Spate’s latest report the whitespace opportunities in skin care, from benzoyl peroxide face wash to honey lip balm, are revealed.

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Emmy Nominee Quinta Brunson Becomes the New Face of Olay

Emmy-nominated creator of “Abbott Elementary”, Quinta Brunson is the latest celebrity to join Olay’s roster of celebrity sponsors.

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Make Up For Ever Launches a Scholarship Fund for LGBTQIA+ Aspiring Makeup Artists

Make Up For Ever launched a new scholarship program for aspiring LGBTQIA+ makeup artists to enter to cover makeup school tuition.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Evolvh Founder, CEO Boris Oak

Boris Oak talks to CEW Beauty News about Evolvh’s Better Roots range and the clinically backed trials that make each item a hero product.

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CEW Honors National Lipstick Day by Spotlighting Beauty Creators Awards Lip Product Entries

As consumers reimagine their beauty regimens due to a more relaxed social environment, National Lipstick Day couldn’t fall at better time.

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Traackr Launches New Influencer Marketing Job Board to Help Brands Scale 

Traackr launched a job board that allows marketers to discover influencer marketing roles from brands across the globe.

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Social Standards 2022 Female Sexual Wellness Report

Dive into the report to learn more about what’s important to ​female consumers when talking about ​women’s sexual wellness and health.

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Glossier’s New Retail Plan: Sephora Q1 2023

In a complete about-face, Glossier has announced it will enter Sephora stores in the U.S. and Canada beginning in early 2023.

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Arcade Beauty North America Announces Expansion of Retail Capabilities

Sampling expert Arcade Beauty has added two new capabilities to its newly-formed retail division to strengthen its suite of services.

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Mass Beauty Sales Gains Trending Slower

Mass market shoppers are slowing their beauty spending, perhaps waiting to see which direction the economy is headed.

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NPD Lists Trends Leading to Beauty’s Stellar 1H Performance

Is the beauty industry recession-proof? After reviewing first-half sales results for 2022, it sure appears that way.

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Spate: A Peek into How French Consumers Search Beauty

To learn the latest behaviors on the French and American beauty consumer, be sure to access Spate’s French Skin Care Trends Report.

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NPD Reports Q2 U.S. Prestige Beauty Sales Rise 16%

Premiumization among beauty’s top categories is driving strong growth in beauty, according to The NPD Group.

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Avya Rides Ayurvedic Wave, Targets Millennials with Lower-Priced Launches  

Avya Skincare is experiencing a boom thanks to what the brand’s founders are attributing to a rise in interest in Ayurvedic skin care.

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Uoma Beauty’s Summer-Worthy Makeup Salute

Beauty News caught up with Sharon Chuter to discuss the Egyptian-inspired collection and her dedication to authenticity as a brand owner.

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Beauty at Dotdash Meredith: Leveraging Iconic Brands to Create Inclusive, Best-in-Class Content

Beauty is intentional. That’s why companies like Dotdash Meredith are thoughtful about supporting readers in journeys beyond the mirror.

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Credo for Change Hosts Largest Incubator Beauty Brand Workshop

Credo Beauty is hosting its workshop to provide BIPOC brand founders the support they need to be successful within the clean beauty industry.

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Ace Beauté Launches Bold Game-Themed Collection

Ace Beauté launched a game-themed makeup collection, Paletteopoly, that allows consumers to interact and play with fellow beauty lovers.

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CPNA 2022: Today’s Wellness-Minded Consumer Solidifies Beauty’s Recession-Proof Status

Total retail sales are steadily declining, as is consumer sentiment, but beauty is recession-proof, according to experts and brands.

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Louis Licari Readies for New Tokyo Salon, Hair and Skin Care Lines

Louis Licari, one of the world’s premier hair colorists, is launching a hair and skin care line, as well as a new salon planned for Tokyo.

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5 Minutes with Anastasia Soare

CEW Beauty News caught up with Anastasia Soare to learn more about her beauty journey, the most pivotal points in her career, and more.

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5 Minutes with RéVive’s Amanda Kahn

Beauty News sat down with Amanda Kahn, SVP Marketing and Ecommerce, RéVive, to discuss tackling marketing of the luxury skin care brand.

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Natural and Clean Beauty Global Series: Kline Report 2022

Download Kline’s highlights report featuring select excerpts from our Natural and Clean Beauty Global Series report.

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Why Ulta Beauty’s Partnership with The Allure Store Really Matters

What happens when one of the world’s most established beauty titles partners up with one of beauty’s most powerful retailers?

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CEW Board Reacts to Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Following the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade, beauty companies and executives aired their views regarding the landmark decision.

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Beauty’s Future is in Sun Care

Solésence is changing the face of protective skin care with patented technologies that are transforming mineral sunscreens.

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Beautycounter, Pact Collective Partner on Recycling Effort

Beautycounter has launched a new initiative with the nonprofit Pact Collective, to make recycling easier for consumers.

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Dermatologists’ Sun Care Recommendations for Summer 2022

CEW Beauty News talked with dermatologists on how to properly protect skin from sun damage and the best sun care products to use this summer.

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Spate Revels the Makeup Trends Moving the Needle

Dive into Spate’s Makeup Look Trends Report to explore looks like bridal makeup that’s driving interest across this category.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Adwoa Beauty Founder Julian Addo  

Julian Addo spoke with CEW Beauty News about her brand’s latest launch and her thoughts on the current state of the clean hair care category.

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Rahua Enters the Facial Skin Care Category, Expands Enchanted Rainforest Collection

CEW Beauty News talked with Rahua founders on the company’s latest product launches and environmental activism.

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Alaffia Taps Lanaia Edwards as CMO

Clean, cruelty-free, and fairtrade beauty brand Alaffia has tapped Lanaia Edwards as its new Chief Marketing Officer.

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Kevin.Murphy Hair Care Names Lisa Marx President North America

Kevin.Murphy USA Inc. has named Lisa Marx President of its North American Business Unit and a member of the Kevin.Murphy Executive Committee.

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Sexual Wellness Brand Maude Enters Selfridges

Sexual wellness brand Maude is entering luxury retailer Selfridges this month with more than 20 items, including devices and lubricants.

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HSN Launches International Product Search

HSN is launching a nationwide search seeking out the cleverest creators, designers, brands, and product innovators.

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Cosmoprof North America Begins Countdown to July 2022 Show

Beauty trade show Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is readying for its 19th edition at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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July 2022 Product Watch: Hydration Nation

From hair care to makeup to skin care, brands are homing in on formulas that keep skin moist and hair quenched with top-shelf ingredients.

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Three Dermatologist-Founded Skin Care Lines to Know Right Now

Beauty News asked Dr. Whitney Bowe, Dr. Anthony Rossi, and Dr. Joshua Zeichner about their respective brands.

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Spate Fragrance Trends Report 2022

Deep dive into the popular trends driving interest in this category with Spate’s Fragrance Trends Report to join in the conversation.

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Versed President Melanie Bender on Democratizing Clean Beauty

CEW Beauty News caught up with Versed’ President Melanie Bender to hear about her clean beauty commitment.

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5 Minutes with Spa Chicks on the Go Founder Marie Watkinson

Beauty News talked with Marie Watkinson, Founder of Spa Chicks on the Go, on getting back to in-person treatments following a period where touching was all but forbidden.

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Men’s Grooming Brand Scotch Porter Names Christian Chopra President

Scotch Porter announced the expansion of its senior leadership team with the hire of Christian Chopra as President of the brand.

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Pattern Beauty Debuts in the U.K. with British Beauty Retailer Boots

Tracee Ellis Ross’s company Pattern Beauty is expanding to the U.K. beauty retailer Boots beginning June 29.

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The Honey Pot Company Launches Sexual Wellness Podcast

“The Honey Potluck” podcast looks to spotlight varying views about sex, the vagina, and all subjects relating to both topics.

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Black Content Creators Brunch Looks to Close Gap in Event Arena

Quani Burnett, the creator of Beauty4BrownSkin is hosting the first Black Creator Brunch, to be held in downtown Los Angeles on June 26.

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Alo Launches SPF, Enters Holt Renfrew

Alo recently unveiled its Daily Sun Shield SPF Moisturizer SPF 20, the 19th SKU in the beauty/wellness category, and its first SPF product.

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Vintner’s Daughter Launches First Fragrance

Beauty brand Vintners Daughter launches their first fragrance, an oil that will be handmade in small batches and will be limited edition.

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Beautyblender’s Rea Ann Silva on Maintaining Success

Beauty News sat down with Rea Ann Silva to discuss the relaunch of BeautyBlender’s foundation and the long-lasting legacy of the brand.

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L’Oréal GM Erica Culpepper on Keeping a 175-Year-Old Brand Modern

Thayers Natural Remedies is on a roll., the skin care brand is currently the best-selling toner in the U.S.

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Dyson: Engineered for Beauty Success

Known for shaking up the status quo, Dyson is bringing the same revolutionary solutions to consumer beauty wish lists.

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Companies Celebrate the LGBTQIA+ Community for Pride Month

Beauty brands are taking Pride Month in stride with philanthropic initiatives to support the LGBTQAI+ community.

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E.l.f. Beauty Creates Fourth Portfolio Brand: E.l.f. Skin

E.l.f. Beauty, the value-priced makeup range that’s become a social media innovator, has entered the skin care category with E.l.f. Skin.

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NPD: Black-founded Brands Pave an Innovative Path for Beauty

The report, Black-founded Brands Pave an Innovative Path for Beauty, lays out sales of Black-founded brands from February 2021-February 2022.

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As Juneteenth Nears, Black Brand Founders Share Industry Progress Since Summer 2020

As Juneteenth approaches, reflections are made on the Black Lives Matter movements that led to a series of changes in the beauty industry.

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5 Minutes with Orveon CEO Pascal Houdayer

Pascal Houdayer was recently named CEO of Orveon, the newly-formed organization created by Advent International.

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Beauty Veteran Toni Ko’s Journey on Bringing Bespoke Beauty to the Masses

Beauty News dishes on Toni Ko’s career after selling NYX Cosmetics to L’Oréal and delivering accessible beauty.

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Opulus Beauty Labs’ Newest Items Launch at Saks, Neiman Marcus Online

This month Opulus Beauty Labs is launching its latest item, Retinol+ Starter System, online at Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.

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Maybelline Launches Podcast Dedicated to Mental Health Issues

Maybelline New York is expanding their support for those with anxiety and depression with a new podcast entitled “I’m Fine, You?”

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From Elevated Grunge to Sexy Sustainability, Wende Zomnir’s Caliray Makes a Mark

Fifteen years after launching Urban Decay, beauty industry trailblazer Wende Zomnir is still breaking new ground.

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Fragrance Premiumization: A Fundamental Shift Driving Beauty Growth

The global fragrance market experienced robust growth in 2021, driven by strong momentum in premium fragrance sales.

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Live Tinted Taps Stacy Panagakis as President

Live Tinted has named its first-ever President, Stacy Panagakis. Prior to her new role, Stacy was the CEO of Lime Crime.

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Queer-Owned Businesses Give Back to Their Communities

June marks Pride Month and with that comes a focus on Queer-owned businesses, particularly within the world of beauty and aesthetics. 

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5 Minutes with Beekman 1802 CEO Jill Scalamandre

Jill sat down with Beauty News about what drew her to the company and what’s in the brand’s product pipeline.

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Tina Craig’s U Beauty Lands Investment

U Beauty, a science-driven luxury brand for consumers looking for sustainable skin care, secured an investment from Sandbridge Capital.

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The Make It Black Campaign is Back

Uoma Beauty and Pull Up For Change founder Sharon Chuter is relaunching the Make It Black campaign for its third season.

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The Right Measure: How EDO Helps Beauty Brands Make an Impact

Laura Grover discusses how EDO changes the game in media measurement by helping beauty brands make an impact.

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June 2022 Product Watch: Give in to the Glow

June 2022 beauty launches are all about making the most out of spending time in the sun, protecting the skin while imparting a faux glow.

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Sol de Janeiro Kicks Off 2022 Global Summer Influencer, Retail Campaign

Skin care brand Sol de Janeiro kicks off 2022 global summer campaign to connect and engage with its loyal fanbase and attract new consumers.

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Ulta Beauty Launches Muse Accelerator Program to Support BIPOC Beauty Brands

Ulta Beauty is launching their inaugural Muse Accelerator Program, a course dedicated to supporting early-stage BIPOC beauty brands.

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Attitude Living Launches First Plastic-Free, Waterless Mineral Sun Care Line

Canadian brand Attitude Living launches the first collection of the world’s first completely plastic-free and waterless mineral sun care line.

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Biologique Recherche Names New GM USA

Cult skin care brand Biologique Recherche has announced that Margot Humbert will assume the role of General Manager for its USA Division.

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Serial Beauty Entrepreneur Randi Shinder Shares Secrets for Brand Success

Serial beauty entrepreneur Randi Shinder, CEO, President, and Founder of SBLA, shares secrets for brand success.

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Marla Beck Joins BeautyHealth Board of Directors

The Beauty Health Company appointed Bluemercury founder and former CEO Marla Beck to its board of directors.

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Spate’s Back to School 2022 Trends Report Uncovers Emerging Beauty Trends

Spate uncovers 2022 back to school emerging beauty trends in its most recent report that analyzes search trends.

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David Yi and KimChi, Beauty Brand Owners Who are Breaking the Mold

Entrepreneurs David Yi and KimChi are breaking the mold of who a beauty brand owner can be and what they can accomplish.

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Rael Raises $35M in Series B, Largest Investment Feminine Wellness Category

Holistic personal care brand Rael raised $35 million in a Series B, the largest investment in the feminine wellness category to date.

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Nicolette Bosco on Macy’s Omni Evolution

Department store beauty consumers are changing and Macy’s is paying close attention, Nicolette Bosco elaborates on Macy’s omni evolution. 

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Access Now: CEW Women’s Leadership Honoree Content in 2022 Digital Journal

This year’s 2022 Women’s Leadership Awards Journal is now live and ready for download, featuring prime leadership honoree content.

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5 Minutes with Jodi Katz, Founder of Base Beauty Creative Agency

Beauty News caught up with Jodi about her beginnings in beauty, how the podcast informed her book, and how business has shifted since 2020.

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Stylight Report Spotlights TikTok Beauty Trends + Brand Engagement Upticks

Stylight has created a report that features five of the most-hyped beauty products based on the hottest 2022 summer beauty trends.

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Unilever Acquires Majority Stake in Hair Wellness Brand Nutrafol

Unilever has acquired a majority stake in Nutrafol, the leading provider of hair wellness products and made the announcement on May 31.

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Puig Acquires Majority Stake In Byredo

Spanish fragrance and fashion firm Puig acquires majority stake in Byredo, the Swedish luxury brand that makes beauty and a variety of goods.

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U.S. Beauty and Wellness Brands Join to Support Abortion Rights

Don’t Ban Equality is the largest movement of companies standing up in support of reproductive health care.

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Mindy McKnight Aims to Make Exceptional Hair Care Accessible to All

Mindy McKnight wants to make exceptional hair care accessible to all; regardless of hair type, texture, and budget.

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British Skin Care Brand Eve Lom Targets U.S. Consumers with Soho Pop-Up Shop

British skin care brand Eve Lom is launching a pop-up shop to target a new consumer base and position itself as a cleansing authority.

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Cancer and Careers Honors Founder & CEW President, Carlotta Jacobson with Award in Her Name

Cancer and Careers recently celebrated its 20th anniversary by honoring its founder and CEW President, Carlotta Jacobson.

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P&G Looks to Hair Care as the Next Frontier for Success

As consumers’ hair care routine continues to evolve, P & G is looking to hair care as the next frontier for success. 

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Firmenich’s Ilaria Resta is Fueled by Transforming Businesses

Ilaria Resta, President, Global Perfumery, Firmenich, discusses how she is fueled by transforming businesses.

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How Monday is Lighting Up U.S. Mass Hair Care

Australian brand Monday is lighting up U.S. mass hair care with its luxury positioning and monochromatic packaging.

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Supergoop! Lands New Partner Investors to Grow Their Mission

Supergoop! lands new partner investors to grow their mission; including Hugh Jackman, Jenna Lyons, and professional golfer Michelle Wie.

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Glossier CEO Emily Weiss Steps Down

The founder and CEO of what was once one of the most beloved beauty brands, Glossier, has stepped down from the post.

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The Estée Lauder Companies Promotes Gibu Thomas to Executive Vice President of ELC Online

The Estée Lauder Companies Promotes Gibu Thomas to Executive Vice President of ELC Online, effective April 1.

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5 Minutes with Haus Labs CEO Ben Jones

Beauty News spends 5 minutes with Haus Labs CEO Ben Jones to talk about the evolution of the brand and its new partnership with Sephora.

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Unilever’s Marcela Melero Looks Toward Travel to Inspire Her Global Role

Unilever’s Marcela Melero discusses how she looks towards travel to inspire her global role in the world of marketing. 

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AAPI-Founded Beauty Brands Give Back to Community

CEW Beauty News presents a selection of AAPI-owned beauty brands making moves in the world of beauty as they give back to their communities.

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NPD Blog: Beauty’s Changing of the Guard

Every month various beauty industry analysts from The NPD Group write about the latest trends being seen in beauty.

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Ulta Beauty Launches Media Network for Brands

Brands sold at Ulta Beauty will be able to connect with their communities of beauty enthusiasts via a new retail media network, UB Media.

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Skincare Anarchy: The Skin Authority Podcast You Need To Know

Skincare Anarchy is being dubbed as the skin authority podcast you need to know by many authorities in the beauty space.

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UOMA Beauty Names COO, Relaunches Foundation Line

UOMA Beauty has named Fred Collins as Chief Operating Officer. The brand has also relaunched their popular foundation line.

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Ellis Brooklyn’s Bee Shapiro Talks Post-COVID Fragrance Gains

Bee Shapiro, founder of niche NY-based fragrance house Ellis Brooklyn, talks to Beauty News about post-COVID fragrance gains.

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Vegan Hair and Skin Brand Luna Nectar Unveils Sustainable Packaging

Luna Nectar, the Vancouver-based vegan and clean-beauty brand, unveiled its new sustainable packaging and revamped formulations.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: BYROE

CEW caught up with BYROE skin care founder Amy Roe to discuss how she grew her salad-inspired collection among a sea of brands.

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Luxe Hair Extensions Brand Bellami Acquired

Beauty Industry Group [BIG], a portfolio of L Catterton, has acquired Bellami Hair, a luxe hair extensions brand.

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Spate May 2022 Hair Care Trends Report

Spate’s recent Hair Care Trends Report uncovers consumer category and product search trends, from shampoo to scalp treatments.

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Tune Into QVC, HSN Tonight in Support of Cancer and Careers

Tonight’s live broadcasts will mark Beauty with Benefits’ 10-year anniversary that has raised more than $14.5 million to-date.

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Vita Liberata Rebrands, Streamlines Offering

Global sunless tanning brand Vita Liberata has streamlined their offering, bringing a unified and cohesive look to products.

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Sasha Plavsic on Ilia’s Content Edge

Ilia Beauty’s Chief Executive Officer Sasha Plavsic elaborates on Ilia’s content edge and why relatability is the core asset of the brand.

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Macy’s Nata Dvir Talks About Inspiring Customers

Macy’s Nata Dvir talks about inspiring customers and watching customers get excited by products that showcase their style.

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Bansk Group Acquires Majority Stake in Amika, Eva NYC

Consumer-focused private investment firm Bansk Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in hair care brands amika and Eva NYC.

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MAC’s Art-Meets-Makeup Metaverse Play

MAC Cosmetics is one of the first in beauty to play in the metaverse. It’s recent initiative is a unique art-meets-makeup play.

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HydraFacial x JLo Beauty Partner for New Service

JLo Beauty and The Beauty Health Company have teamed up to launch a new service, the HydraFacial x JLo Beauty Booster.

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L’Oréal Executives Elevated to Heighten Brand Portfolios

Three L’Oréal executives have been elevated to heighten their extensive portfolio of brands and each brand’s tech ambition.

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May 2022 Beauty Product Watch: Spring is in the Air

Spring 2022 beauty product launches focus on welcoming in spring by bringing out one’s natural glow and providing much needed SPF.

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Spate: Top Skin Care Trends Across the U.S. and France 2022

Explore top skin care trends across both France and the U.S. to know which trends are region specific and which cross markets.

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Beauty with Benefits Celebrates 10 Years Alongside Cancer and Careers

Beauty with Benefits celebrates 10 years in running with over $14.5 million raised and over 1.85 million units donated.

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Playing to Win Keeps Parfums Christian Dior’s Sarah Curtis Henry Inspired in Beauty

Parfums Christian Dior’s Sarah Curtis Henry discusses how developing a play-to-win strategy serves as her greatest inspiration.

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Olaplex Launches AI-Inspired Gender-Neutral Virtual Team Member

Olaplex has launched an AI-generated virtual team member to engage with their community on the brand’s website and social media platforms.

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Alicia Keys Puts the Soul Back in Soulcare with New Color Line

Artist and entrepreneur Alicia Keys is entering the world of color cosmetics with the Keys Soulcare Make You collection.

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5 Reasons Not to Miss CEW’s Star-Studded Virtual Beauty Founders Roundtable

Five big reasons not to miss the CEW Female Beauty Founders 2022 virtual event on May 17 featuring seven of beauty’s biggest stars.

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Gen Z Skin Care Brand Bubble Blows Up in Sales

Bubble Founder and CEO Shai Eisenman shared leveraging Gen Z’s preference for in-store shopping, and why consumer feedback is king. 

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Nunzio Saviano Talks Post-Covid Hair Salon Evolution

According to salon owner Nunzio Saviano, salon client trends are more relaxed as they seek low-maintenance color and cuts.

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5 Standout Brands from NYSCC’s 2022 INDIE 360° Expo

This year’s NYSCC INDIE 360° pavilion presented a curated assortment of indie beauty brands. Here are five innovative beauty brand stand outs.

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Social Standards: What Consumers are Saying on Social Media About Beauty and the Metaverse

Consumers are talking about beauty and the metaverse on social media. What are they saying? Social Standards tells us what’s trending.

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Trendalytics Beauty Forecast 2023

Trendalytics has released its 2023 Beauty Forecast, identifying four distinct trends with supporting data to characterize them.

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The 7 Women in Beauty Making a Mark Through Social Action

At the heart of CEW’s mission is to provide a platform for female beauty executives and use it to amplify excellence in the industry. CEW’s Women’s Leadership Awards [WLA] does…

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Snap’s Reveals Big Innovations During Fourth Annual Summit

Snap showed several innovations that look to benefit beauty creators, consumers, brands, and retailers during its 2022 Annual Partners Summit.

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The Evolution of the “Lipstick Index”

The new Lipstick Index may actually be indicated by sales of fragrance as consumers turn toward treating themselves with scent.

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How L’Oréal’s Nathalie Gerschtein Keeps Her Career Fresh, Exciting

L’Oréal USA executive Nathalie Gerschtein discusses how her passion for learning new things keeps her career challenging and fresh.

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3 Reasons Not to Miss CEW’s Virtual Retail Conference 2022

The 2022 CEW Retail Conference will present 20+ experts to teach how to better meet the needs of today’s beauty consumer.

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Wella to Acquire Briogeo

The Wella Company has announced it will acquire Briogeo, one of the largest independent Black-owned brands in the United States.

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NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Names SpaceNK President as Indie 360° Keynote

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2022 begins May 3 at the Javits Center. The event is the flagship program for the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

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Makeup Artist Icon Sir John Appointed CTZN Cosmetics Chief Creative Officer

Makeup artist Sir John has been appointed CTZN Cosmetics’ Chief Creative Officer and has acquired an equity stake in the cosmetics brand.

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CEW Retail Conference 2022 to Reveal Retail and Brand Trends Influencing Today’s Beauty

On Wednesday, May 4th, CEW’s Retail Conference 2022 kicks off covering the retail and brand trends influencing today’s beauty consumer.

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Trendalytics April 2022 Top Trends Report

Trendalytics April 2022 Beauty Trend Report identifies several beauty trends, including “effortless French girl beauty.”

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Why the Time is Now to Make Sexual Wellness a Priority

Consumers have spoken: They want to find luxury sexual wellness products in the same channels where they purchase their favorite skincare, fragrances, and go-to lipsticks. Prestige beauty department stores are…

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CreatorIQ March 2022 Top 10 Beauty & Fashion Social Media Rankings

CreatorIQ March 2022 Beauty & Fashion Report with Dior Beauty, Chanel Beauty, and r.e.m beauty showing stellar results.

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RoC’s Derm Correxion Line Ventures Into Procedure-Alternative Territory

RoC Derm Correxion ventures into the procedure-alternative arena, targeting consumers who can’t afford in-office procedures.

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Procter & Gamble’s Alexis Schrimpf Talks Design Process

P&G Beauty executive Alexis Schrimpf discusses how design first became a passion of hers, and how she applies it in all of her work.

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L’Oréal’s Nathalie Gerschtein Celebrates Beauty’s Big Return — and Mass’s Big Wins

L’Oreal’s Nathalie Gerschtein is here to celebrate beauty’s big return as she reports that mass makeup sales are up — even compared to 2019.

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Ethique Launches Compostable Lipsticks

Clean beauty brand Ethique, best known for its skin and body bars, is entering the cosmetics category with Ethique compostable lipsticks.

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P&G Beauty Partners with Walmart for Personalized Boosts of Beauty

P&G Beauty has developed personalized beauty boosters under the Olay and Pantene brands available exclusively at Walmart.

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Beautycounter Reaches Its Highest B Corporation Score

Beautycounter has landed its highest B Corporation score. The median score is 50.9. Beautycounter’s score is 97.7.

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YSL Beauté Partners with Re:wild on New Sustainability Partnership

YSL Beauté’s sustainability initiative, Re:wild Our Earth, aims to protect/restore biodiversity and promote ecological restoration.

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Spate Report Reveals Which Consumer Trends are Rising in Body Care

Spate’s Body Care Report gives insights into which ingredients consumers are using below the neck, and which areas are ripe for innovation.

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The 8 Beauty Entrepreneurs Making Their Mark on the Industry

Female beauty brand founders continue to energize and advance the beauty industry – from elevating ingredients and the social conversation, to redefining what beauty means today. No matter their medium…

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Estée Lauder’s Susan Akkad Driven by Empowering, Inspiring People

Estée Lauder executive Susan Akkad says that leading with compassion and empathy, as well as innovating in an inclusive beauty arena, is what inspires her in her work.

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Indie Beauty Spotlight: Monika Blunder

Rising indie beauty star Monika Blunder launched her clean eponymous makeup line in 2020. Today it’s landing in Nordstrom.

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Charlotte Tilbury Launches Next-Level Virtual Makeup Store

Charlotte Tilbury Beauty has launched its fourth virtual makeup store in the metaverse with the latest iteration sporting enhanced UX.

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Olaplex’s JuE Wong Talks Social Growth, Sustainability, and Transparency

Olaplex CEO and serial TikToker, JuE Wong, shares the brand’s secret to success and how to create campaigns that prioritize the consumer.

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