5 Minutes with Amy Shecter

Glamsquad’s CEO discusses marketing strategies, upcoming brand changes and her biggest lessons learned.

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Beauty Scene: Chanel, Walmart, Kerastase

This week’s BeautyScene is all about revamping retail, and how to care for all shades of blonde hair. From Chanel’s new sunlit SoHo atelier space to exclusive brand offshoots at Walmart to Kerastase’s new skin care-inspired hair range, here’s what you need to know now.

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Beauty Scene: Clairol’s Natural Hair Dye; Mana Founder Passes Away

In this week’s beauty headlines, Clairol has released its reformulated Natural Instincts Demi-Permanent Hair Color, which parent company Coty said is the healthiest and most natural hair color available in its portfolio. And, Nikos Mouyiaris, the founder of leading contract and private label manufacturer, Mana Products, Inc., passed away this weekend.

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Tribe Dynamics: Hair Care Social Media Trends

In this special report, Tribe Dynamics explores the top 10 hair care brands by EMV from H2 2017 to H1 2018 and analyzes the factors, including trips and training seminars, that helped fuel influencer content creation.

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Influenster: Year in Beauty Insights

In this special report, Influenster analyzed 6 million reviews on its platform to find out which categories, products and brands are experiencing the most growth and review volume. The report also includes an analysis of its October 2018 Trends Survey, highlighting the most sought-after hair, makeup and skin care trends for the next year.

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Deskside Diaries: First Aid Beauty Enters Cannabis Sector

First Aid Beauty is the latest beauty brand to offer a skin care product infused with oil from the cannabis sativa plant, also known as hemp seed oil. Other desksides includes OZNaturals, a cold processed skin care line, and Unwash, a professional co-washing system.

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2018 Textured Hair Category Consumer and Retail Trends

Naturally Curly’s annual TextureTrends consumer insights report revealed key insights about the textured hair category, including consumer retail preferences and purchase behavior. Here, a summary of the survey results.

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5 Minutes with Frédéric Fekkai

Frédéric talks about his namesake brand’s history, future plans, lessons learned and shares advice for newbies entering the business today.

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Pinterest: Top 2019 Beauty and Wellness Trend Predictions

Over 250 million people utilize Pinterest’s platform for inspiration and ideas, making it a great source to identify potential trends. From grey hair to superfood powders, here’s what the company says will be hot in beauty and wellness for the year ahead.

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