Cosmetics Brand Laura Mercier Explores ‘The Beauty Of The Metaverse’

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Augmented and virtual reality are a natural fit for beauty brands.

There are only so many lipstick colors someone can sample at a physical makeup counter before their lips get raw. But with virtual try-on (VTO) technology, there’s no limit.

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The Women Behind Beauty’s Biggest Brand

Launched as a fragrance house by Frenchman Armand Petitjean in 1935, Lancôme is now sold in 135 countries and is one of the biggest luxury beauty brands in the world and the #1 luxury beauty brand in Canada. For 85 years, the goal has always been to make women feel


Why Is Carhartt so Popular? From Workwear Brand to Fashion Trend

Carhartt was founded in 1889 near Detroit, Michigan.

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The company’s founder, Hamilton Carhartt, had been running a furnishing business but wanted to create and sell his own products.

After some early failures, Carhartt embarked on market research, and a conversation with a railroad engineer sparked an idea:


Meet iota, the New Body Care Brand Dedicated To Raising Skin Health Awareness

Have you ever gone to the dermatologist for a complete body regime to address your concerns? Well, iota, the first body care line focused on the skin microbiome from the neck down to benefit comprehensive health, has you covered launches with its two hero products: the Supervitamin Body Wash


Kim Kardashian Is Being Sued Over Skin-Care Brand ‘SKKN’

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You know what’s in high demand these days? Names for skin-care brands, apparently. Earlier this month, Hailey Bieber was sued after naming her new skin-care collection Rhode by a clothing brand of the same name. And now, Kim Kardashian is facing a similar


Ashley Tisdale Launches Frenshe, a Skin-Care, Fragrance, and Self-Care Brand at Target | Interview, Quotes

For a dose of invigoration in the morning, Awaken & Uplift coupled with Citrus Amber (sparkling lemon, orange blossom, golden musk) is your gal. Joy & Bliss, which is invoked through Solar Fleur (bergamot orpur, coconut orchid, solar peony, sandalwood oil), feels like a sunny day spent at the


Skin Care Brand Junoco Raises $6.3 Million Series A

Internet sensation skin care brand, Junoco, has closed a $6.3 million series A round.

The round was led by Vision Plus Capital with participation from Frees Fund. The direct-to-consumer skin care brand will put the funds toward introducing more skus, updating its collection with increasingly recyclable packaging and incorporating upcycled


A Costume Jewelry Brand That Honors Its Fine Jewelry Start

Queens do it. First ladies do it. Even Madeleine Albright and Elizabeth Taylor did it: Wear Ciner jewels.

And for good reason: Ciner makes what the jewelry historian Melinda L. Lewis called “the equivalent of the crown jewels” of costume jewelry — pieces made with semiprecious stones, simulated gems, crystal


Facetheory: What To Know About The U.K. Skin Care Brand

The beauty market is flooded with skin care products that boast popular active ingredients aimed at improving skin health and appearance. Even the most seasoned beauty aficionados can find it overwhelming to parse through the myriad choices, especially when price points and efficacy claims tend to be all over the


‘Discrimination was their brand’: how Abercrombie & Fitch fell out of fashion | Documentary films

If you’re a millennial or have parented one, you know the look: advertisements with shirtless men, sculpted abs above low-cut jeans, a melange of thin and tan and young white bodies in minimal clothing. A store at the mall mostly obscured by heavy wooden blinders, music pulsing from within.