Frida Kahlo Foundation launches makeup line
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with U.S. cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican artist.
Navigating the beauty aisle for women of color
NEW YORK (AP) — Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin.
But a widening array of products is showing up at mainstream...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura announced Wednesday that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal that it valued at $3.7 billion, in move that would create the...
To glam or not to glam soon after giving birth
NEW YORK (AP) — As Danielle Bayard Jackson was putting together her birthing team, she made sure to include a doula, all the details she wanted taken care of during delivery and how bright the...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators on Tuesday warned people not to use certain Claire's makeup products after samples tested positive for asbestos, but the retailer disputed the findings.
CEO out at cosmetics maker Coty
NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive at the New York cosmetics maker Coty is leaving less than a week after revealing that significant supply chain problems sapped revenue during the first quarter.
The company said Monday that CEO Camillo Pane, who led the company for two years, resigned for family reasons.
Pierre Laubies, who last ran JDE, a beverage company, takes over immediately. He will also have a seat on the board.
J&J moves to buy Japanese cosmetic products company
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is paying about $2 billion in cash for the outstanding stake of a Japanese cosmetics and skincare products company.
The New Brunswick, New Jersey, health care products company already owns about 20 percent of Ci:z Holdings Co.
Collective says it’s city’s ‘source for feminine totality’
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Andrea Lenore Cortez and Alyssa Haley, co-founders of Tainted Inc., call their Hartford beauty-and-lifestyle collective "a source of feminine totality."
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BERLIN (AP) — Archaeologists say a 3rd century sarcophagus found in what is now western Germany contained the remains of a young Roman woman who was buried along with perfume bottles, a makeup palette and a silver hand mirror.
The Landesmuseum in Bonn said Monday that the massive stone coffin contained an unusual wealth of beauty products, jet jewelry, pins and a folding knife with a handle in the shape of a Hercules figure.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the beauty aisles themselves getting makeovers now.
Makeup might make you look and feel great — but have you stopped to consider what it’s doing to your skin? Be it eyeshadow, mascara or foundation, the chemicals in your cosmetics might be the cause of irritation, allergic reactions or acne. If you think all-natural makeup is the remedy, think again.
What do a car factory and a cosmetics factory have in common? More than you might expect.
Melissa Butler started the Lip Bar by making her own natural lipstick in her kitchen in shades complementary to her skin that she couldnt easily find in stores.
For Regina Merson, it was her lifelong fascination with makeup, inspired at an early age when watching telenovelas as a girl in Mexico, that led her to launch Reina Rebelde, a brand aimed at Latinas.
Counterfeit cosmetics seized in LA contained lead, feces
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics seized from vendors in downtown's fashion district have tested positive for bacteria, lead and traces of animal feces.
Officials said Monday that the investigation began after customers complained of rashes and other skin irritations from using the knockoff mascaras, lipsticks and eye shadows.
The seized products include bogus versions of cosmetics by Urban Decay, MAC, Kylie Cosmetics by Kylie Jenner and others.
Aaliyah-inspired MAC collection to hit stores soon
Tyra Banks has admitted to having a nose job early in her career.
The 44-year-old supermodel has admitted she had her hooter surgically altered and, after years of speculation, she thinks she had a "responsibility" to tell the truth.
She explained: "I had bones in my nose that were growing and itching.
"I could breathe fine, but I added cosmetic surgery. I admit it! Fake hair, and I did my nose. I feel I have a responsibility to tell the truth."
Ulta Beauty scheduled the grand opening of its latest Connecticut store for 10 a.m. on Friday, March 30, in Westport at Anthropologie’s former store on the Post Road East.
From Friday through Sunday during its opening weekend, Ulta is offering each day the first 100 shoppers age 16 or older a gift valued between $5 and $100.
Ulta Beauty will be located at 1365 Post Road E., with the chain also having locations in Norwalk, Danbury and Milford.
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They're known for being man's best friend.
But scientists have today suggested women may be unknowingly harming dogs by exposing them to toxic chemicals.
Common cosmetics could be triggering chronic illnesses that can ultimately lead to the death of the adorable pets, new research shows.
Serena Williams is set to launch her own cosmetics line.
The 36-year-old professional tennis player - who has five-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia with her husband Alexis Ohanian - is reportedly planning to launch a range of beauty products under the name 'Aneres', which is Serena spelled backwards.
GREENWICH — Officers responded to the CVS in Riverside on a report of a shoplifter on Saturday, police said.
A woman stole about $1,000 worth of cosmetics at about 2 p.m., police said. She was described as a white woman, 40 to 50 years old and wearing blue jeans and a black sweatshirt. She had a ponytail and glasses, according to police.
2 dead in suspected murder-suicide outside Arkansas plant
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two people died early Wednesday in a suspected murder-suicide outside of a cosmetics factory near Little Rock, police said.
The shooting was reported shortly after 3 a.m. in the parking lot of a plant that makes cosmetics for the Maybelline and L'Oreal brands.
The Latest: Murder-suicide suspected in Arkansas deaths
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that killed two people outside of an Arkansas cosmetics factory. (all times local):
Police say the deaths of two people outside of an Arkansas cosmetics factory appear to be a murder-suicide.
North Little Rock police say 19-year-old Chasity Denise Cannady and 32-year-old Jim Gilot were found shot to death early Wednesday in the parking lot of the factory just outside Little Rock.
When Erin Thornton's 12-year-old daughter Taylor began watching makeup tutorials on YouTube, she says she and her husband were shocked.
An interest in makeup shouldn't start until age 15 or 16, right? They wondered if she should even be allowed to wear makeup.
Soon, Taylor began experimenting with cosmetics, mimicking what she saw on an older cousin. Thornton says she chose "crazy colors that were a distraction."
Star field hockey player charged with stealing $34 of makeup
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a University of Connecticut field hockey star who led the country with 34 goals last season has been charged with stealing $34 worth of makeup.
The Hartford Courant reports 22-year-old Charlotte Veitner was arrested Sunday at the campus bookstore after staff told police she tried to conceal cosmetic items inside a bag.
Dry, flaky skin can be itchy and irritating. Even individuals who tend toward oily skin on their face often battle dry skin on their body in the winter months. A big factor in winter dryness is lower levels of humidity in the environment, says Dr. Suzan Obagi, associate professor of dermatology and associate professor of cosmetic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
“When it’s drier out, our skin loses more water,” Obagi says.
Since the mid-1990s, I have started a "side hustle" or two based on saving money, a hobby or something I have enjoyed doing. It began with Mary Kay Cosmetics in 1996, where I learned I could sell lipstick to women in grocery store aisles and proved to myself that I could turn a "pitch" into an appealing opportunity by recruiting 11 people to join me.
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What do you do when you see a product might be discontinued? I have used the same kind of hair color for years. I noticed a few months ago that the brand I use got sold to a different company. The brand stayed the same, but the manufacturer is different. Now I see it is becoming harder to find the shade of color I use. I emailed the brand and they said my shade is indeed being phased out! I have gone to several stores to stock up, but what else might you recommend?— LINA K.
Picture this: The alarm goes off and you hit the snooze button (only you really hit the stop button). You doze off into a deep sleep and wake up to a hazy view of your phone blinking 10:43 am. — you slept through most of the morning. You jump up — frantic and in disarray — grabbing whatever pants and shirt are at arm’s reach. You have but mere milliseconds to glance in the mirror and see if you look half-way decent.
Explosions and fire at cosmetics factory ruled accidental
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Fire investigators in upstate New York say a cosmetics factory fire that killed one and led to 125 people seeking hospital treatment was ignited by static electricity.
People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire tops 125
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — As the number of people reporting injuries from deadly explosions at a cosmetics factory jumped to more than 125, investigators on Tuesday tried to determine what caused the blasts at a plant with a checkered history that includes fines for safety violations earlier this year and a fatal workplace shooting 12 years ago.
Body of worker recovered after cosmetics factory blast, fire
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a male worker reported missing after two explosions and a fire at a New York cosmetics factory left 30 to 35 people injured, including seven firefighters caught in the second blast, officials said Monday.
"A deceased male employee was recovered from the plant fire at approximately 7:40 p.m.," Orange County spokesman Justin Rodriguez said in a statement Monday night. He gave no additional details.
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Companies are looking for diverse ad teams to avoid blunders
NEW YORK (AP) — CoverGirl executive Ukonwa Ojo was struck when the team from an ad agency entered the room to pitch ideas for revamping the cosmetic company's image. For the first time in Ojo's more than 20-year career in business, she found herself working with an African-American creative director.
Fonda, Mirren make star turns as fashion models for L’Oreal
PARIS (AP) — Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren were the toast of Paris as the two septuagenarian actresses modelled for L'Oreal. The cosmetics giant transformed the Champs-Elysees avenue into a dazzling open-air fashion runway for a one-off event on Sunday.
Other sought-after Hollywood actresses flew in to the French capital to see the collection marking a new chapter of a storied fashion house.
To women of color, Rihanna’s cosmetics launch is personal
NEW YORK (AP) — Worokya Duncan is the director of inclusion for a private school in Manhattan, so her embrace of diversity is a no-brainer. She's also a big makeup person frustrated over the years by cosmetics companies that don't seem to get how important it is for women of color like her to be serviced, too.
Former monk sues cosmetics giant over anti-aging formula
A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his charity was selling to raise money for the poor.
Dennis Wyrzykowski and his company, Carmel Laboratories LLC, have been joined in the lawsuit by the University of Massachusetts Medical School, which developed the technology and licensed it to Carmel in 2009.
Kim Kardashian West sorry for defending makeup artist
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is apologizing after feeling the ire of the internet for defending a makeup artist who used racial slurs several times on camera.
Kardashian West says in a Snapchat video Tuesday that she's sorry for "feeling like I had the right to say 'get over it' in a situation that involves racism."
Kylie Jenner feels like an "old woman" trapped in a young adult's body.
The 20-year-old reality TV star - who celebrated her birthday last week - kick started her business empire Kylie Cosmetics last year and has admitted she's had to grow up fast because she's had to learn how to handle her money and expand her brand.
Global cosmetics and beauty care products company Revlon will expand operations at its facility near Oxford, creating 55 jobs over three years, officials said Friday.
The company will invest $16.1 million to add production capacity for its Elizabeth Arden line of products.
It seems as though we are all craving a little more color in our lives. From the unicorn frappuccinos, bagels, pool floats and cosmetics, bright pastels based on a mythical creature are trending — and hair color is no exception.
In fact, area salons are seeing an uptick in requests for “unicorn hair.” Brightly colored pastel rainbow hair is popping up in the Hub — and our Instagram feeds are filled with vivid examples.
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) — Beauty retailer Sephora plans to open a distribution center in northern Mississippi this summer.
HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Police Department is asking for help identifying two people accused of stealing cologne and cosmetics from ULTA.
Police say the man wearing the Dallas Cowboys shirt was seen in the store on May 9 at the same time $118 of cologne was taken from the store.
Three days later a woman was shopping in the beauty store when $309 in makeup was taken.
NEW YORK (AP) — Before launching Birchbox seven years ago, CEO and co-founder Katia Beauchamp had to convince some of the world's biggest beauty brands to get behind the $10-a-month subscription service that ships sample-sized mascaras, moisturizers and other cosmetics to customers.
So how did Beauchamp get the attention of top executives? With cold emails that were short and to the point, says Beauchamp, who founded Birchbox with Harvard Business School friend Hayley Barna.
Go ahead and put some color into that face. Spring is all about broad strokes, warm glows and a little bit of shimmer.
NEW YORK (AP) — The new musical "War Paint," about two powerful women, had another one in the audience Thursday.
Hillary Clinton, with longtime top aide Huma Abedin, attended opening night of the show about cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, who were fierce competitors as they defined beauty in the 20th century. It stars Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole.
Clinton has been a frequent visitor to Broadway, catching the musicals "In Transit" and "The Color Purple."
HARLINGEN - The Harlingen Police Department is asking for help identifying and finding the woman seen in surveillance photos taken at a cosmetics store.
The woman was inside the Ulta Beauty store in the Harlingen Corners Shopping Center on March 11 when more than $1,300 in merchandise was stolen.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.
The state corrections department is seeking the changes in response to a federal lawsuit that earlier led California to become the first state to provide taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery to an inmate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California transgender inmates, (all times local):
Transgender California prison inmates could have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under newly proposed regulations.
The state corrections department filed the rules Tuesday in response to a federal lawsuit. The lawsuit earlier led California to become the first state to provide taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery to an inmate.