Beauty Executive Moves: Dave Kimbell Promoted at Ulta, Plus Hires at Arbonne, Skyn Iceland & More

The beauty landscape continues to evolve. Here are five of the latest executive shifts, from Ulta Beauty, Arbonne, Skyn Iceland, Barefoot Scientist and Gisou. Carole Diarra Joins Arbonne as CMO L'Oréal veteran Carole Diarra has joined Arbonne as International as chief marketing officer. The business sells beauty, bath and nutrition products through a network of consultants. Before starting at Arbonne, Diarra […]

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Wander Beauty to Open NYC Pop-up Shop

Wander Beauty wants to help consumers with their in-flight skin-care routines. The beauty brand is opening a pop-up on New York's Upper East Side in May that will host daily educational events. Topics include airplane-based skin care, post-gym skin care and date-night makeup. The brand, centered around "fewer, better beauty essentials," plans to showcase its products as part of the […]

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Jessica Alba’s New Tattoos Have The Sweetest Hidden Meaning

Jessica Alba is a badass, and it’s not *just* because she revealed three new constellation tattoos inspired by each of her three kiddos birth signs on Instagram this morning. She is one of those celebs that you wish was your own mum: she’s super smart (hello, CEO of Honest Company), she’s undeniably beautiful (would kill for those genes), and she is bursting with […]

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Sandbridge Capital, Carisa Janes Invest in Youth to the People

Indie skin-care brand Youth to the People has landed a minority investment from Sandbridge Capital and Carisa Janes, founder of Hourglass Cosmetics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Youth to the People focuses on skin-care products that contain superfood ingredients, cold-pressed extracts and natural botanicals. Right now, the brand is sold at retailers such as Sephora, Free People, Anthropologie, […]

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Hailey Baldwin’s Skincare Secret Is Frankly Kinda Weird

Along with dishing the dirt on literally e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g about her whirlwind romance with Justin Bieber, in the March issue of Vogue Hailey Baldwin admitted the pair have finally done the deed. And because they’re a.) not ready to start a family, and b.) responsible 20-somethings, she started taking birth control shortly after their marriage.  Problem is, it’s wreaking havoc on […]

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More Beauty Execs Join Huda Beauty

A slew of seasoned beauty executives have joined Huda Kattan's growing beauty business. Laurent Mialhe is now chief supply chain officer; Clementine Raisin has joined the business as senior vice president of global marketing; Pierre-Etienne Bureau has started as chief financial officer; and Susan Kim has been appointed senior vice president for global digital and U.S. marketing. The hires join […]

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David Berk Joins Milani as CFO

Milani Cosmetics has named David Berk chief financial officer. Berk will report to chief executive officer Grace Ray, who joined the Gryphon Investors-backed Milani in June after San Francisco-based Gryphon Investors acquired a majority stake in the company. "We are focused on building out Milani's executive team…David's strong financial background and consumer products experience will be key drivers as we […]

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CEW at 65: Editor’s Letter

Sixty-five years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that school segregation was unconstitutional, Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio and Swanson invented the TV dinner. That year, too, the Cosmetic Career Women organization was created to advance the careers of female workers in what was then called the ‘toilet goods’ industry. Fast forward six decades or so, and women are firmly entrenched […]

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