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The YSL Beauty Hotel Is Taking NYC Reservations

After a successful run in Paris last January, the pop-up will make its Big Apple debut during New York Fashion Week, running Sept. 8-9, 2018 in a SoHo townhouse.

SkinTrust Society Sets a New Global Standard

Because skin care products and cosmetics are not evaluated by regulatory or independent authorities—and are instead self-approved by individual companies—the SkinTRUST Society resolved to develop a comprehensive standard that requires product studies to substantiate both safety and efficacy.

Glamsquad and CVS Team Up for BeautyIRL

Services will include express blowouts; dry styling and braids; a 30-minute makeup refresher; eye, lip and face masks; and in some stores, manicures.

Maybelline Gets Colorful with Immersive Color Factory Concept

Centered around the brand’s Super Stay Matte Ink liquid lipstick, the nine-month installation at New York City’s Color Factory features a dance floor, bar, photo booth and glitter wall.

Facing Tariffs, Walmart Asks Brands to Look Beyond China

An email sent from Walmart’s procurement division to some of its cosmetics suppliers noted that a “large amount” of items in cosmetics all under the most recently proposed tariffs on Chinese goods, and asked suppliers if they have facilities outside of China or were willing to invest in some.

Biossance Makes a Clean Break Into Sephora Inside JCP

Beginning September 2018, the brand will be available at all 668 of Sephora's locations inside of JCPenney stores. This move ups Biossance’s store count from 140 locations to more than 800 across the Americas.

Douglas Implements Revionics for Price and Promotion

The move is the latest in Douglas’ #FOWARDBEAUTY strategy to strengthen and expand its market position in the face of growing competition both online and brick-and-mortar.

[video] Friend Requested: L’Oréal, ModiFace Team Up with Facebook

The long-term collaboration will give users augmented reality-powered try-on experiences from leading beauty brands including Maybelline, L’Oréal Paris and NYX Professional Makeup.

Wild at Heart: Indie Fragrance Brand Comes to Walmart

Billing itself as a fragrance brand “for the everyday girl,” Wild Spirit is paraben-, sulphate- and dye-free, at an affordable price point, debuting with four fragrances.

Oh Baby! Johnson’s Overhauls Baby Personal Care Products

Changes include increased naturally derived ingredients, parent-friendly packaging, improved experience and reduced environmental impact.

Avon and Kenzo Takada Team Up for Second Collab

Slated to launch late 2018, Avon Life Colour builds upon the first collaboration, Avon Life, which broke company records when it recorded the highest ever sales for a fragrance in the first quarter of its launch.

Not Just Lip Service: QVC Asks Women How They Really Feel About Lipstick

In celebration of National Lipstick Day, the company surveyed more than 500 female customers to learn more about their lipstick habits and preferences.

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