FIT Capstones Examines Technology and Beauty

The class of 2019 graduates from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Master of Professional Studies program in cosmetics and fragrance marketing and management presented their capstone research projects at the program’s annual Capstone Research night. This year’s research and presentations, backed by Luminess, centered on a theme of beauty and technology. Source: Read Full Article

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Dr. Barbara Sturm on the ‘New Era’ of Skin Care

For Dr. Barbara Sturm, skin care starts with science. Sturm spoke about her background as an orthopedic surgeon and how she came to launch her eponymous skin-care line. Thanks to her famous vampire facial, she shot to Internet fame through social media organically, without any sponsored content. “It’s not a strategy, it’s not marketing, it’s not paid," she said of […]

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Sephora Gets Serious About Asia

SHANGHAI–“The goal is to create this beauty community. We want to be the most-loved beauty community,” said Sephora Asia president Benjamin Vuchot. The executive was seated on the second floor of the Sephora Shanghai flagship store on Nanjing Road, sharing what the LVMH Group-owned beauty leader has in store for the region. There was plenty to share. While the retailer […]

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Sephora Commits to Inclusivity With New Campaign

  Sephora is pledging to be a more inclusive company — inside and out. The retailer is today launching a new initiative aimed at fostering a greater sense of belonging within the beauty community. "We Belong to Something Beautiful" is both a brand campaign and a pledge accompanied by a manifesto. It has been in the works for at least […]

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Why Amazon’s Private Label Beauty Brand Matters

Amazon has launched private-label beauty, and U.S. retailers need to be paying attention. Amazon's first private-label skin-care line, called Belei, has 12 stockkeeping units that hit all major trends: free-from, earth-friendly packaging and affordable price points, said Wendy Liebmann, chief executive officer at WSL Strategic Retail. "They have ticked a lot of boxes in terms of hot trends," she noted. […]

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Jane Lauder to Be Honored at Art of Packaging Award Gala

Jane Lauder, global brand president of Clinique, is set to be honored at the Pratt Institute's annual Art of Packaging Award Gala on June 18. Lauder is being honored for Clinique's "outstanding commitment to package design," according to a statement from Pratt. The gala benefits the Marc Rosen Scholarship Fund for Packaging by Design at Pratt, the only scholarship for […]

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I’m a bi male and plan to possibly have sexual relations with a guy, and I’m afraid of getting HIV/AIDS. When I turn 18, would PrEP be a good idea?

Thank you for your question. It’s great that you are being proactive about your sexual health! As you may know, PrEP stands for Pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is a pill that must be taken every day to be effective in preventing HIV and it is prescribed to people who are at a greater risk of coming in contact with HIV. “Pre-exposure” […]

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Prestige Beauty Sales Lack Luster in France

PARIS — As the curtain rises on Paris Fashion Week, and models’ hair and makeup become key components in setting a show’s tenor, the French prestige beauty market lacks luster, posting negative sales growth in perfumeries and department stores. The segment’s revenues generated in such channels, including brick-and-mortar and online platforms, minus sales rung up from exclusive and private-label brands, […]

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More Beauty Execs Join Huda Beauty

A slew of seasoned beauty executives have joined Huda Kattan's growing beauty business. Laurent Mialhe is now chief supply chain officer; Clementine Raisin has joined the business as senior vice president of global marketing; Pierre-Etienne Bureau has started as chief financial officer; and Susan Kim has been appointed senior vice president for global digital and U.S. marketing. The hires join […]

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