Leonard A. Lauder Looks Back

Add best-selling author to the list of Leonard A. Lauder’s achievements. Less than one week after publication, the executive’s memoir, “The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty,” occupied the top spot in both the beauty and business management categories on Amazon.com. One would expect nothing less from the first-time author, who built the company that bears his mother’s name […]

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Sephora's Black Friday Sale Is Even Better Than Last Year

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. It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year: Black Friday. This year has been weird, but not even a pandemic can stop the best deals of the year. Brands like Tatcha and Glossier […]

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Are Sheet Masks the New Plastic Straw?

Are sheet masks and face wipes ready to go the way of plastic straws, bottles and bags? Single-use beauty products have proven enormously popular with consumers seeking convenient — and oftentimes, cute — skin care. But some sustainability-minded members of the beauty industry sense that consumers are at a point where they are willing to welcome reusable alternatives in the […]

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Coty’s Sue Nabi Says Coty Results “Exceeded Expectations”

New Coty Inc. chief executive officer Sue Nabi said the company is emerging “stronger” this quarter, on results that the she said exceeded Coty’s own expectations. “A stronger Coty has emerged this past quarter,” Nabi told WWD in an early morning video interview Friday. She credited market trends but also improvements in the company’s mass and prestige businesses for the […]

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Sarah Rutson, Lena Xiao Launch Prescription-Grade Beauty Brand

Sarah Rutson and Lena Xiao believe they have a cure for the “mask-ne” that ails you. Rutson, Net-a-porter.com’s former vice president of global buying, and Xiao, her longtime mentee, are the cofounders of CelleRx, a direct-to-consumer, prescription-grade beauty brand. Incubated by NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, which also makes skin and wound cleanser NeutroPhase and eyelid and eyelash solution Avenova, CelleRx launches with […]

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How Beauty Can Be More Inclusive of the LGBTQ Community

Is beauty ready to go beyond Pride Month product releases? The LGBTQ community has long been a wellspring for beauty trends and yet, companies that capitalize on such trends tend to exclude the very people who started them. This year’s civil rights movement has brought increased attention to the LGBTQ community’s members of color, especially those who identify as transgender. […]

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Five Oat Beauty Product Launches

Whether oatmeal, oat milk or by itself, oat is emerging as a popular winter ingredient thanks to its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Collection View Gallery Related Gallery Spring 2021 Fashion Trend: 90’s Sachajuan Fresh Lavender Body Wash and Body Lotion Sachajuan Fresh Lavender Body Lotion and Body Wash Photo courtesy of Sachajuan […]

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I Hate Pretty Much Every Full-Coverage Foundation…Except This One

I'm always ranting on and on about how much I dislike fuller-coverage foundations — and now here I am eating my words, thanks to Huda Beauty. The brand just transformed its liquid foundation into a new formula: the #FauxFilter Skin Finish Foundation Stick. Like I've said before, my skin's pickiness rarely allows me to enjoy foundation — especially thicker stick formulas […]

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