Revlon Said to Tap Goldman to Explore Options

Revlon Inc. is said to have tapped Goldman Sachs to explore deal options, according to industry sources. The company's stock was up nearly 5 percent Thursday on the news, which was first reported by Bloomberg. Revlon is said to be considering selling all or parts of the company. The last time the company considered strategic alternatives in early 2016, it turned […]

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Allergan Issues Worldwide Recall of Textured Breast Implants

Allergan is recalling some of its textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to the risk of cancer. The FDA requested today that Allergan recall specific models of its textured breast implants due to the risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or BIA-ALCL, a rare type of cancer of the immune system. Following the FDA's announcement, Allergan issued […]

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The British Beauty Council Quantifies the Value of the Beauty Industry in Its Latest Report

LONDON — In the U.K., beauty means business, according to a report set to be released this month by the newly formed British Beauty Council, and seen by WWD. In 2018, the sector generated 27.2 billion pounds in consumer spending, contributed 28.4 billion pounds to the nation’s GDP and supported 590,500 jobs. The report, “The Value of Beauty,” aims to […]

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Beauty and Wellness Executive Moves: Eduardo Luz at 8 Greens, David Goldstein at Image Skincare

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 on July 9. He is […]

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Couture Fall 2019: Made-to-Measure Beauty

Gone are the days of one beauty look per couture show. This fall season, more made-to-measure makeup and hairstyles were displayed on fashion houses’ runways than ever before. Prior to Jean Paul Gaultier’s show, makeup artist Erin Parsons presented to the designer a dual-chrome metallic product, like thin pieces of foil, she’d been saving for a special occasion. “I showed […]

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Discusses Project Moonwalker

Allergan is trying new things. Spearheading the pharmaceutical company's digital ventures unit, Project Moonwalker, is Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, the serial entrepreneur who founded fashion and beauty start-ups Gilt Groupe, Glamsquad and Fitz. In her new-ish role — she landed in the Dublin-based company's New York office a year and a half ago — Wilson oversees the team that launched Spotlyte […]

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Can the Satiating Diet Help You Lose Weight? Here's What a Nutritionist Thinks

When clients tell me about their attempts to lose weight, I find that many cherry pick tactics from different diets to create a hodgepodge of strategies that work for them. It’s a savvy way to find a just right approach that generates results and has staying power—a must for keeping lost pounds at bay. Now, researchers at the Université Laval […]

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Kate Middleton Just Wore the Cutest White Sneakers for Summer

Summer is basically here, and so is Kate Middleton’s latest fashion: a casual, lace-up white sneaker that’s perfect for the season—and too cute to pass up. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the crisp white Superga Cotu Sneakers ($65; nordstrom.com) along with a dreamy eyelet blouse from M.I.H. Jeans and a chic pair of culottes from Massimo Dutti (that […]

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