Skin Health: It’s About the Fat, Too

Facial fitness is warming up — and it’s about more than the muscles. The topic of skin health has expanded over the past few years beyond the epidermis to encompass what lies underneath. Bolstered by an influx of jade rollers, microcurrent devices, facials and procedures, facial muscles have garnered much attention. Now, a beauty industry newcomer is making the case […]

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I’m gay and use a condom every time I have anal sex. However, I love giving and receiving oral sex (and swallowing). Can I catch HIV from oral sex? Wearing a condom in oral sex makes no sense. Is there some way to protect myself and partner from STIs?

Thanks for your question. Congrats on wanting to make sure you have safer sex. As you know there is a risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) with any type of sex (whether oral, anal, or vaginal). This includes the risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This is why we recommend a condom (penile or vaginal) or dental dam with any […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Raeburn and Aesop Are Collaborating

PARIS — Sustainability crusaders Raeburn and Aesop are joining forces. “I’ve been so aware of Aesop’s incredible ethics and products for so long,” Christopher Raeburn, creative director of fashion brand Raeburn, told WWD. “And obviously, as a designer myself, it’s always brilliant to see amazing brands in other parts of the industry doing fantastic things.” Adam Kakembo, chief marketing officer […]

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Procter & Gamble, Royal Botanic Gardens on Sustainable Natural Ingredient Sourcing for Beauty

Procter & Gamble’s partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew offers a glimpse into the future of sourcing beauty ingredients. The Ohio-based consumer products giant has been working with the U.K. research institution for nearly a decade, primarily on identifying botanical ingredients to use in beauty and personal-care products. More recently, as consumer interest in ingredient sourcing and transparency has […]

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WWD to Launch Weekly Beauty Inc Newsletter

Beauty Inc is getting the newsletter treatment. WWD's bimonthly beauty publication is expanding its offerings with a subscription-based weekly newsletter. The online newsletter is an extension of Beauty Inc’s successful print and digital publication, which will continue to be published six times a year. "Beauty as a category has expanded exponentially with new brands, new categories and new talent to […]

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Luxury Brand Partners Raises $50 Million From Bookend Capital

Luxury Brand Partners, the incubator that built Oribe, Pulp Riot and a slew of other brands, has received a $50 million minority investment from Bookend Capital Partners. LBP chief executive officer Tevya Finger said he expects Bookend and its founder Alexander Panos to be involved in multiple areas of the business, including executive placement. Panos, a former TSG managing director, […]

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The Makers of Furtuna Skin Launch Children’s Wellness Line

The women of Furtuna Skin have a new venture. Model and entrepreneur Agatha Relota Luczo and Kim Walls, formerly the global general manager of Lime Crime, brought their organic skin-care brand to market late last year. Furtuna Skin sources its wild-foraged ingredients from a private, certified-organic, 700-acre estate in Sicily that boasts more than 12,000 olive trees, 500 unique plants […]

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A Look at Dover Street Market’s Beauty Space in L.A.

“It’s the only store in the world that carries a Comme des Garçons fragrance and a condom,” said Race Willard with a smile. The artist and photographer created Dover Street Market’s first beauty space, located inside the multibrand retailer’s Los Angeles location. “I wanted something that would be an aesthetic that was my sensibility as an artist,” he continued. “I […]

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High Ridge, Owner of Mass-Market Beauty Brands, Files for Bankruptcy, Plans Sale

High Ridge Brands, the owner of Alberto Vo5 hair products and Zest soaps, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, hoping to sell the company. "Following a thorough review of the options available to us, we have made the decision to execute a court-supervised sales process in order to maximize the value of our strong brands," High Ridge chief executive […]

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