EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Lauder Unveils Her First Makeup Collection

Before she became a beauty mogul, Estée Lauder had dreams of making it big in Hollywood. Now her great-granddaughter, Danielle Lauder, is following in her footsteps — in both industries. An aspiring actress, the 25-year-old is also the first member of the fourth generation of the Lauder family to take an active role in the family firm. Come January, the […]

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Shiseido Lowers FY 2019 Forecast Due to Market Uncertainties

Shiseido Co. Ltd. said Thursday that its nine-month profits and revenues both rose, spurred by a last-minute pre-tax-hike spending rush, growth in its domestic activity, China and travel retail. Also contributing to the gains were the moderate economic recovery in Japan and the group’s more consumer-oriented focus. To speed growth, Japan’s largest beauty company continues to accelerate digitization, develop new […]

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No More Fake Reviews for Sunday Riley, FTC Says

The Federal Trade Commission is officially stepping in on fake beauty reviews. The organization said Monday that Sunday Riley — the person and the company — had settled charges related to fake online reviews. According to the order, the company's employees are prohibited from misrepresenting themselves as "an independent or ordinary user of the product" in online reviews, and said […]

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I Tried These Ashley Graham-Approved Leggings—and Now I Know Why There Was a 1,000-Person Waitlist For Them

Finding a pair of leggings that fit just right can be a difficult task. Despite the hoards of options, styles, designs, and sizes available from a myriad of athleisure brands, far too often you’re left with an elastic waistband that slips and slides, an unfortunate camel toe situation, or an excess of material sagging around your crotch. It seems like […]

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What to Watch: Can Beauty Save the British High Street?

LONDON — Beauty is helping British high-street retailers stay out of the red. As consumer spending on beauty products increases, ailing retailers like Debenhams and Boots are putting the category at the forefront of their restructuring strategy, while companies who have never been in the beauty game before, from supermarket chain Sainsbury’s to fast-fashion retailer Primark, are looking to tap […]

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YSL Beauté Poised to Launch Libre Women’s Scent

PARIS — After reinventing two of its iconic women’s scents over the past five years, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté is poised to launch a new feminine pillar, called Libre, in August. Black Opium, a riff on Opium, came out in 2014, while Mon Paris, a new take on Paris, was launched in 2016. Both had young, modern women in their […]

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L’Oréal Q2 Sales Advance 9.8%

PARIS — L’Oréal’s second-quarter sales advanced 9.8 percent, driven by the continuing momentum of its Luxe and Active Cosmetics Divisions, posting double-digit gains, and growth in the Asia-Pacific region. The maker of Lancôme, Garnier and Maybelline products registered sales of 7.26 billion euros in the three months ended June 30. On a like-for-like basis, revenues in the period advanced 6.8 […]

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L’Oréal in Talks for Mugler and Azzaro

PARIS – L’Oréal said on Tuesday that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Groupe Clarins to acquire the Mugler and Azarro brands. “The perfume category is at the heart of our global strategy for growth at L’Oréal Luxe,” said Cyril Chapuy, president of L’Oréal Luxe, in a statement. “In this context, we would be thrilled to welcome Mugler and […]

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