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Kristin Cavallari launches clean skincare brand Uncommon Beauty

Kristin Cavallari launches clean skincare brand Uncommon Beauty

Uncommon James, the jewelry company founded and led by TV personality Kristin Cavallari, has announced its expansion into cosmetics with the launch of its clean skincare brand, Uncommon Beauty.
Beauty
YouTube's first ever Beauty Fest features Gwyneth Paltrow, Addison Rae and others

YouTube's first ever Beauty Fest features Gwyneth Paltrow, Addison Rae and others

Gwyneth Paltrow, Addison Rae, Selena Gomez and Pharrell Williams: Numerous stars will be taking part in YouTube's very first Beauty Fest.
Beauty
High-end make-up sales recover in UK, lipstick bounces back

High-end make-up sales recover in UK, lipstick bounces back

​Make-up was one of the beauty categories that suffered most during lockdowns as the pandemic dented its must-have status. But it now seems to be recovering with a huge spike in sales during April
Beauty
Beauty and fashion are top-performing categories on TikTok

Beauty and fashion are top-performing categories on TikTok

Small businesses in the beauty and fashion sectors are outperforming on TikTok, new research shows, with consumers responding to a wide variety of content.
Fashion
Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all perform for Natura in Q1

Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all perform for Natura in Q1

​Natura & Co, the Brazil-based owner of The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop, said it saw another quarter of double-digit revenue growth in Q1, easily beating the wider global Cosmetics, Fragrance, and Toiletries market.
Beauty
John Lewis opens revamped Edinburgh store

John Lewis opens revamped Edinburgh store

​John Lewis unveils its revamped Edinburgh store on Friday after a major refurbishment. The focus is on making the store a must-visit destination, with experiences and expertise that can’t be replicated online.
Fashion
Covid dents Burberry sales but bounce-back has begun

Covid dents Burberry sales but bounce-back has begun

​The last year has been a bruising one for many and Burberry’s results for FY21 have illustrated that perfectly, But they also show how it has learned to navigate the pandemic and is bouncing back strongly.
Luxury
Estée Lauder names Meridith Webster head of global communications

Estée Lauder names Meridith Webster head of global communications

Estée Lauder Companies announced on Tuesday the appointment of Meridith Webster who will join the company in the newly-created role of executive vice president, global communications and public affairs.
Beauty
Revlon posts dip in sales, expands restructuring plan

Revlon posts dip in sales, expands restructuring plan

The beauty group announced a 2% decline in Q1 sales on Monday and revealed the Revlon Global Growth Accelerator, an expansion of its existing restructuring plan focusing on the group’s Revlon and Elizabeth Arden brands.
Beauty
Accenture and Shiseido establish joint venture

Accenture and Shiseido establish joint venture

Shiseido and Accenture said on Tuesday it will establish a joint venture set to launch in July with the aim to accelerate Shiseido's digital transformation. 
Beauty
Debenhams Bournemouth exit gives opportunity for indie replacement

Debenhams Bournemouth exit gives opportunity for indie replacement

​As Debenhams exits the high street, many of its former stores are being converted to non-retail uses. But there appears to be an opportunity opening up for the return of smaller department store operators. 
Fashion
UK's THG to raise $1 billion, acquires Bentley Laboratories

UK's THG to raise $1 billion, acquires Bentley Laboratories

THG Plc is raising $1 billion in fresh capital, including about $730 million from a unit of SoftBank Group, and the remainder from other investors, the UK-based consumer brands company said on Monday.
Beauty
Coty's prestige brands return to growth as restrictions ease

Coty's prestige brands return to growth as restrictions ease

Coty Inc’s biggest business that includes brands such as Burberry perfumes and Gucci foundations returned to growth in the third quarter after a tumultuous 2020, while the cosmetics maker’s net loss narrowed sharply.
Beauty
Innisfree to close North America retail stores

Innisfree to close North America retail stores

K-beauty brand Innisfree said on Friday that it will exit the North American market with the closing of its own retail stores beginning Saturday. 
Beauty
Blue hair hues signal bold make-up revival, says new L'Oreal boss

Blue hair hues signal bold make-up revival, says new L'Oreal boss

L'Oreal's make-up sales are set to bounce back to pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, the French group's new chief executive said on Friday, with women opting for brighter colours in their post-crisis makeovers.
Fashion
Oslo's Steen & Strøm opens new luxury beauty hall

Oslo's Steen & Strøm opens new luxury beauty hall

​Norwegian department store Steen & Strøm has opened a 900 sq m luxury Beauty Hall as part of its NOK300 million (£25.7 million) wider store upgrade.
Beauty