While hair remains the smallest category in the prestige beauty market, it is the fastest-growing followed by skin and fragrance, as makeup sales continue to decline, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group. In the U.S., for the second quarter of 2019, hair grew 21 percent to $217 million. Makeup sales were down
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The polar vortex is upon us and women have placed their confidence in an unassuming coat from Amazon that rings in at $130. The Orolay Women’s Thickened Down Jacket is a number-one bestseller in the Women’s Outdoor Recreation and Down Jackets category, and has amassed over 6,000 reviews—83% of which are four or five stars. A little Balenciaga, a little sleeping bag, this affordable jacket
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The Red Door Salon and Spa, bastion of traditional day spa culture, is being re-branded in efforts to serve wellness-minded Millennials rather than Ladies Who Lunch. As of July 23, Red Door Salon and Spa will be known as Mynd, WWD has learned. The name change is the first in a series of efforts the
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The first half of July saw a series of executive change-ups in the beauty and wellness space. Here, the latest moves from 8 Greens, Image Skincare and Neptune Wellness Solutions. Former Kraft-Heinz Exec Eduardo Luz Joins 8 Greens as CEO Eduardo Luz, a former Kraft-Heinz executive, joined supplement brand 8 Greens as chief executive officer
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If you want influencers to promote your brand, you might want to take them to Miami. Or to a barbecue, or to Coachella, or somewhere else in the world. Regardless of the location, keeping a close relationship with the influencers you work with is key to engendering them to a brand, said Boxycharm chief executive
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For two years, Katie Sturino has been fulfilling orders for her self-funded beauty brand Megababe from her parents’ garage. That changes this summer, as Megababe upgrades to its own distribution center — and expects to triple sales by the end of the year. Sturino, a body-positive fashion influencer formerly known as @The12ishStyle on Instagram, launched
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Carol Nappi, a former customer of the John Barrett Salon at Bergdorf Goodman, has taken over the space. It will now be called The Salon at Bergdorf Goodman. Nappi, a former psychiatric therapist and philanthropist, has signed a lease through her corporate entity, The Salon LLC. Her plans aren't yet finalized, but changes are certainly
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Carol Nappi, a former customer of the John Barrett Salon at Bergdorf Goodman, has taken over the space. It will now be called The Salon at Bergdorf Goodman. Nappi, a former psychiatric therapist and philanthropist, has signed a lease through her corporate entity, The Salon LLC. Her plans aren't yet finalized, but changes are certainly
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The craze is here. CBD is swiftly taking over the beauty and wellness sectors. Search interest in cannabidiol reached an all-time high in March, according to data from Google, and "what is CBD?" is currently the search engine's top CBD-related question. Brands big and small are racing to push product to market to capitalize on
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Olaplex has hired Financo to explore deal options, according to industry sources. The business does about $100 million in sales, and is looking for an investor, sources said. The process is said to be primarily focused on private equity firms. Olaplex was the first to bring bond-building products, which aim to repair damaged hair, to
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