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Where Do Color Trends Come From? – WWD

Most in the fashion world will remember the scene from “The Devil Wears Prada” when Miranda Priestly pointedly tells her then still fashion-averse assistant Andrea Sachs that the hue of “that lumpy blue sweater” she’s wearing trickled down from an Oscar de la Renta collection of cerulean gowns, to a department store, to “some tragic Casual Corner” and was, in …

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12 Best Affordable Hair Dryers for 2021 – WWD

Hair dryers were invented in the late 19th century in France by inventor Alexandre-Ferdinand Godefroy, but his invention looked closer to a giant robot than any modern-day version we recognize. The apparatus consisted of a large seated bonnet surrounding the client’s head with pipes heated from a gas stove. But thanks to over a century of innovation, we now have …

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Wella CEO Annie Young-Scrivner on the Surge in Hair Care – WWD

“Can I touch your hair?,” asked Annie Young-Scrivner, glancing up and down the long, highlighted blonde strands before she made a quick assessment of the products I should be using. Wella’s lively and engaging chief executive officer is certainly hands on, deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the hair industry despite the fact that until the COVID-19 pandemic, she spent most …

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Beauty Brand Gisou Updates C-suite With Chief Beekeeper – WWD

Gisou’s C-suite has a new queen bee.  The Netherlands-based beauty brand, which makes honey-infused hair and skin products, has named Negar Mirsalehi to the newly created title of beekeeper in chief. Gisou beauty products are infused with honey. Courtesy Photo Mirsalehi — whose younger sister is Gisou founder Negin Mirsalehi — begins her new role on Wednesday, just in time …

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Stephanie Headley Has New Plans for Olay as Head of Skin Care – WWD

Olay has a new leader at its helm and she’s on a mission to see the skin care brand inside everyone’s medicine cabinet. Stephanie Headley, P&G’s senior vice president and brand franchise leader of Olay and North America Skincare (which puts DermaGeek and Native under her purview, too), may be newly titled but she’s a veteran at the organization. She’s …

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15 Best Curling Irons of 2021 – WWD

Amidst all the beauty products rolling onto the market, a new curling iron seems nice to have, but not necessarily a must. But that’s not exactly the case, as the magic of a good curling iron is largely in its results. With a curling iron, “you’ll always have a way to look good quickly,” says Leigh Hardges, hairstylist at Maxine …

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Even Jeanne Damas Is Over French Girl Style – WWD

PARIS — Jeanne Damas is no stranger to labels — “It” girl, influencer and entrepreneur are just a few — but there’s one she’d gladly get rid of: poster child for French Girl Style. As she celebrates the fifth anniversary of her clothing label Rouje with a new book, Damas has her sights set well beyond her country’s borders, with …

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Skin, Makeup, Hair – WWD

Beauty brands are expanding their offerings in April 2022 with a lengthy list of new product launches across skin care, hair care, makeup and fragrance. In the makeup category, bold colors are continuing to reign as brands like Make Up For Ever, Patrick Ta Beauty, Benefit Cosmetics, One/Size and others are introducing new eyeliners, eye shadow palettes and cheek products. …

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