L’Oréal unveils bold sustainability targets for 2030

L’Oréal Group has launched a bold, ambitious sustainability program that covers the next ten years with a comprehensive blueprint of measures to meet the growing environmental and social challenges facing the world. In its “L’Oréal for the Future” program, the beauty giant says that the company is committed to “accelerating its transformation towards a model […]

Burberry names Fran Summers as new face of Burberry Beauty

Coty has named Fran Summers as the new fragrance and make-up face for the Burberry brand. The British model has a long-standing relationship with Burberry and has walked in every runway show since Chief Creative Officer Riccardo Tisci’s inaugural collection for the house. She has also appeared in the brand’s campaigns for Spring/Summer 2019, Autumn/Winter […]

Gucci Beauty debuts Mascara L’Obscur

Gucci Beauty has launched its first mascara this month, a “buildable” new mascara called L’Obscur which the company says was created with an “ultimate formulation for customized performances.” Inspired by creative director Alessandro Michele’s ideals of beauty, Thomas de Kluyver, Gucci Global Makeup Artist, applies the mascara by handling brushes in different positions – vertically […]

Revlon restructures following Elizabeth Arden acquisition

Following its acquisition of Elizabeth Arden, which closed in September, Revlon, Inc. unveiled a new organization structure in mid –January which it says will “enable the company to meet its long-term growth aspirations and more effectively compete in the dynamic and rapidly growing, global beauty industry.” According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange […]

Tom Pecheux named Global Beauty Director at YSL Beauté

Legendary makeup artist Tom Pecheux has joined YSL Beauté as Global Beauty Director. The French-born makeup artist known for his charm, charisma, creativity and vision, has a career that spans three decades of run-ways and prestigious international glossy magazines. He started his career working with photographer Mario Testino and fashion director Carine Roit-feld. He went on […]

Coty completes merger with P&G Specialty Beauty Business

One of the biggest developments that took place during the week that TFWA World Exhibition took place in Cannes was the official completion of the merger of The Procter & Gamble Company’s fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and certain styling businesses (“P&G Specialty Beauty Business”) into Coty, Inc. Coty is now […]

L’Oréal brings Giorgio Armani’s Italian seduction beauty to America’s finest airport stores

  Perfectly timed to capitalize on the surging popularity of makeup—especially high-end luxury cosmetics – L’Oréal has launched luxury skincare and makeup for its Italian couture brand Giorgio Armani in the travel retail channel in the Americas. Thibault Tétrel, General Manager Travel Retail Americas for Giorgio Armani & Designer Fragrances at L’Oréal (Parbel) reports that […]

Revlon Introduces three new travel exclusives at Cannes

Revlon, has unveiled three new makeup sets to add to its travel retail exclusive portfolio, which it will be showing at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition (Stand Location: Yellow Village, A13). Following the worldwide success of the Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick exclusive set, the brand is launching the Revlon Ultra HD Gel Lipcolor Bonus Pack. […]

Shiseido Group creates unified travel retail division

Shiseido Group has announced that it is joining its Shiseido and Beauté Prestige International (BPI) cosmetics and fragrance businesses into one dedicated travel retail division. The new Shiseido Travel Retail division, based in Singapore, is effective from May 1, 2016 and will create a streamlined organization with balanced strengths across all three axes of beauty: […]

Estée Lauder and Victoria Beckham launch a limited-edition makeup collection for Fall 2016

The Estée Lauder brand today announced a partnership with style icon and acclaimed fashion designer, Victoria Beckham, to create a limited-edition makeup collection, Victoria Beckham Estée Lauder. The collection will launch in September 2016 at select retailers around the world, Victoria Beckham stores and on and  “We are excited to join forces and […]

NPD: Prestige Beauty, makeup drove sales in 2015

Color cosmetics drove sales in both the prestige and mass beauty sectors last year, reports Karen Grant, VP and global beauty industry analyst for the NPD Group, speaking at the Cosmetic Executive Women’s CEW/NPD Year-in-Review Event in New York City earlier this month. NPD reported that prestige beauty in the United States grew 7% to […]

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