French Beauty Exports Grow 9% in 2019

PARIS — France’s beauty export sales rose 9 percent to 15.7 billion euros in 2019 versus 2018, according to the country’s Fédération des Entreprises de la Beauté, or FEBEA, which cited numbers from the French customs office. That growth allowed the country to boast 23 percent market share worldwide last year. Source: Read Full Article

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Beauty’s Embrace of AI Technology

“We loved the idea of using augmented reality to create an escape of sorts,” shared Gerard Quiroga, president of Bellacures, a nail salon franchise with locations in Southern California and Texas that introduced the use of virtual reality in the business this year. Available exclusively at the Beverly Hills address, customers have the option of donning a VR headset for […]

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Sally Hansen Debuts a Clean Nail Polish Line

In a lagging mass nail market, Sally Hansen is launching a clean nail polish line. Good.Kind.Pure. is the latest franchise from the Coty-owned nail brand. It is marketed as plant-based, vegan and 16-free — meaning it is formulated without ingredients that consumers consider to be potentially harmful, including parabens, sulfates and formaldehydes. The line is set to launch on target.com […]

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Beauty in the biased eye of the beholder

When we pass through an art gallery, what determines our idea of beauty? A University of Sydney study of how people rate the aesthetics of each artwork shows part of our aesthetic assessment is due to the painting you saw a few moments before. The research, led by Ph.D. student Ms Sujin Kim in the School of Psychology, is published […]

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Inside Youth to the People’s L.A. Headquarters

Youth to the People — the superfood beauty brand garnering buzz — has been growing. “One person at a time,” said cofounder Greg Gonzalez inside the company’s new headquarter space in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District, located on 708 Traction Avenue. Gonzalez started Youth to the People with his cousin and business partner Joe Cloyes. It was just the two […]

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