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Hermès appoints Gregoris Pyrpylis as creative director of beauty products

Hermès appoints Gregoris Pyrpylis as creative director of beauty products

The luxury label has recently named Greek make-up artist Gregoris Pyrpylis as creative director of Hermès Beauty, the make-up line launched by Hermès in March 2020.
Beauty
Revolution Beauty looking good on the growth front

Revolution Beauty looking good on the growth front

​With major expansion in the UK and US ahead and an impressive performance across November and December behind it, Wednesday’s trading update for Revolution Beauty Group was a “pleasing" one to deliver.
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U.S. prestige beauty sales surge 30% on fragrance, hair products in 2021: NPD

U.S. prestige beauty sales surge 30% on fragrance, hair products in 2021: NPD

U.S prestige beauty industry revenues surged 30% in 2021, driven by strong sales gains across fragrance and hair product categories, according to a new report from NPD Group. 
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Under-pressure Unilever makes big changes to beauty management structure

Under-pressure Unilever makes big changes to beauty management structure

Unilever is cutting 1,500 jobs and reorganising its structure as it comes under pressure from investors over its sluggish performance. Beauty & Personal Care chief Sunny Jain is also leaving the firm.
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Harrods confirms that Bristol's H Beauty will open this spring

Harrods confirms that Bristol's H Beauty will open this spring

​Harrods has confirmed that the Bristol branch of its H Beauty chain will open in the spring. The move follows its debut in Edinburgh last year, at which time it said Bristol would open within the next 12 months.
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Sustainability, tech, flexibility are key factors when buying luxury - report

Sustainability, tech, flexibility are key factors when buying luxury - report

​Sustainability is not just a consideration but “a major factor when making a luxurious purchase with 51% seeing it as a sustainable and environmentally-friendly choice”, a Klarna study claims.
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Armani Beauty names Tess Thompson as newest ambassador

Armani Beauty names Tess Thompson as newest ambassador

Armani Beauty announced on Friday the appointment of American actress Tessa Thompson as its newest brand face. 
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Betterware to acquire Jafra in Mexico, U.S.

Betterware to acquire Jafra in Mexico, U.S.

Mexican household products business Betterware has announced the acquisition of Jafra Cosmetics’ U.S, and Mexican operations from parent company, the Vorwerk Group. 
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L'Oréal teams up with Alphabet-owned Verily to develop research programmes on “skin health”

L'Oréal teams up with Alphabet-owned Verily to develop research programmes on “skin health”

On Thursday, the global cosmetics giant announced a partnership with Verily, the health division of Alphabet, parent company of Google, to develop research programmes on “skin health.”
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Clean beauty brand Beautycounter names new CEO

Clean beauty brand Beautycounter names new CEO

Clean beauty brand Beautycounter announced on Wednesday the appointment of industry leader Marc Rey as chief executive officer.
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Givenchy names Thom Walker creative director of makeup

Givenchy names Thom Walker creative director of makeup

LVMH-owned beauty brand Givenchy Parfums has recently appointed Briton Thom Walker to the post of creative director of makeup, succeeding Nicolas Degennes.
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Podcast: Cécile Lochard of Guerlain discusses sustainability in luxury with Godfrey Deeny

Podcast: Cécile Lochard of Guerlain discusses sustainability in luxury with Godfrey Deeny

In this French-language LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast, Cécile Lochard, head of sustainability at Guerlain, talks with Godfrey Deeny about the challenge of introducing sustainable strategies in beauty and luxury.
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Maybelline commits to carbon neutrality, 100% recycled plastic packaging by 2030

Maybelline commits to carbon neutrality, 100% recycled plastic packaging by 2030

Maybelline introduced on Wednesday a new sustainability program, which aims to create a more responsible business model for the brand to reduce its impact on the planet.
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Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

A group of investors in Unilever said on Thursday they had filed a fresh resolution urging the company to fix a "crucial blind spot" in its strategy and set ambitious targets to sell healthier foods.
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Unilever will not increase 50-billion-pound offer for GSK consumer arm

Unilever will not increase 50-billion-pound offer for GSK consumer arm

Unilever PLC on Wednesday effectively abandoned its plans to buy GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare business, saying on Wednesday that it would not raise a 50 billion pound offer that GSK previously rejected.
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Martha Stewart launches a range of CBD-based cosmetics

Martha Stewart launches a range of CBD-based cosmetics

More than a year after launching CBD gummies and capsules, famous American businesswoman Martha Stewart is continuing to bet on the substance with her first body care products based on the cannabis ingredient.
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