Thursday, 5 Aug 2021

Beauty & Balance

The Hut Group Acquiring Cult Beauty as Pure Players See Explosive Growth

LONDON — In its quest for growth and ownership of all aspects of beauty, the publicly quoted Hut Group is acquiring Cult Beauty, a hot luxury e-commerce property, for 275 million pounds. The U.K.-based group will purchase the digital platform on a cash and debt-free basis from private shareholders, including co-chief executive officer Alexia Inge […]

$300 of Products That Chef Sophia Roe Loves

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When is a stew more than a stew? When it's a conduit for creativity and self-acceptance. Sophia Roe, chef and host of Vice's Counter Space (about the role food […]

How Walmart Is Reinventing Its Beauty Model

What a difference 12 months makes. Next week marks one year since Musab Balbale took the reins as vice president of beauty at Walmart. His mandate: to reinvent beauty at the world’s largest retailer best known for its focus on quality, value and accessibility rather than an innovative approach to the category. And despite the […]

Kylie Cosmetics Just Relaunched With New Formulas After a Two-Month Hiatus

When Kylie Cosmetics went completely dark in May save for one cryptic photo of Kylie Jenner dressed in all pink with the caption "something is coming," the beauty world launched into a flurry of speculations. Would this be the end of Jenner's first foray into cosmetics or the beginning of a new chapter?   Not […]

Davines Group Teams Up With Rodale Institute on Research Center

MILAN — Davines Group — the Italian beauty company that owns professional hair care and skin care brands Davines and Comfort Zone, respectively — has teamed with Rodale Institute, a nonprofit specialized in regenerative organic agriculture. Considered the global leader in the field, the U.S.-based organization has been researching the best practices of organic agriculture […]

Coty Inc. Is Relaunching Kylie Cosmetics

Kylie Jenner’s beauty business is getting a refresh. Kylie Cosmetics is relaunching on July 15 with new vegan formulas devoid of parabens, animal oils and gluten, as well as 1,600 other ingredients. It will also feature new packaging. For the first time, both Kylie Cosmetics and its complementary skin range, Kylie Skin, will be available […]

Values are Top of Mind for Beauty Consumers, According to FIT Masters Students

The beauty consumer is going through a big shift, according to FIT master’s students in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, who presented their capstone projects on June 23.  Students identified consumers as “chameleons” — noting that after surveying 68 consumers across age groups, speaking to industry professionals and doing secondary research, their findings showed […]

AAPI Leaders in Beauty Strive to Create Inclusivity

The beauty industry needs a more nuanced approach to continued diversification efforts, especially when it comes to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — and AAPI leaders in beauty are striving to make that shift happen.  For a long time, representing AAPI people in beauty looked like featuring one person with Asian heritage — usually someone […]

Kosas's Tinted Face Oil Is Summertime Glow in a Bottle

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Kosas's Tinted Face Oil is one of those timeless launches. Even though it's been around since early 2019 and Allure awarded it a Best of Beauty Award the same […]

How Solange Inspired the Coolest New Eyeliner Look

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. My new favorite eyeliner trend has been 12 years in the making. Back in 2009, Solange's go-to makeup look featured winged liner, in silver, yellow, orange, or even teal, […]

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