Beauty and wellness platform Fresha has raised some US$100 million in a series C funding round led by General Atlantic with strategic participation from Huda Kattan.
Helen of Troy has announced that it has sold its mass market personal care business to HRB Brands for US$44.7 million in cash. The sale excludes the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
Sally Beauty has launched a new campaign called YOU by Sally, which aims to normalize self-expression and celebrate the choice to have bright hair.
SalonCentric, the B2B retailer owned by L’Oreal USA, is set to launch a new marketplace on its website, slated to go live in September.
Sisley Paris has opened its biggest spa to date at the W Doha Hotel & Residences, located in the Qatar capital’s West Bay area, according to a report published by the Gulf Times.
Med-spa Ever/Body has raised $38 million in a Series B funding round, led by Tiger Global Management, as consultations, botox and male clients all experience huge growth during the pandemic.
Sally Beauty Holdings has announced the appointment of Ellery Fisher as Group Vice President of E-Commerce and Digital.
British Airways has made the closure of its in-lounge Elemis spas permanent, according to a report published by The Points Guy, quoting Turning Left for Less.
Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Salon. The London-based location is set over two floors and will offer hair care and styling to customers as well as trialling the latest tech in the field.
LVMH-owned Benefit Cosmetics has updated its UK COVID-secure policy after receiving criticism for a screening process that precluded health care workers from receiving treatments at its stores, according to a report published by the BBC.
Sally Beauty is going big on color. The omni channel hair color retailer is set to add some 60 shades to its already extensive collection this season across its popular brands, including Ion, Iroiro and Color Lux.
Sally Beauty has announced that all four brands selected for its accelerator program, Cultivate, will be stocked on its website and CosmoProfBeauty.com.
e.l.f. Cosmetics has joined forces with haircare expert and Ouai Founder Jen Atkin on the new e.l.f. xx Jen Atkin Collection.
Sally Beauty Holdings has appointed Kim McIntosh as Group Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer.
Wella Company has announced its first global ‘We Create’ digital event, which will be an agenda of shows, seminars and conversations aimed at beauty professionals.
Helen of Troy has seen its shares swell 59.2 percent in value over the last year, significantly above the wider industry’s 41.8 percent growth, according to a report published by Nasdaq.
Kao-owned Molton Brown has launched a new signature dispenser that will help reduce waste and excess spending.
L’Oréal has announced two new executive appointments, with Omar Hajeri becoming President of the Professional Products division and Ersi Pirishi having been named President of the company’s Latin America zone, according to a report by WWD.com.
Salon software start-up, Slick has raised some £1.2 million in a funding round, according to a report published by This is Money.
Procter & Gamble-owned Old Spice has opened its first barbershop and retail location in Ohio, U.S., with the space also acting as a content studio.
Kao has announced that it is creating a new beauty consulting business via the merger of its Kanebo and Sofina Beauty Consulting Companies. Kao Beauty Brands Counseling Co, as the new company will be known, will offer professional counselling conducted by beauty consultants.
L’Oréal USA has partnered with NAACP to present a new grant program, named the Inclusive Beauty Fund. The US branch of the French beauty giant will award 30 one-time grants of US$10,000 to Black-owned small businesses, entrepreneurs and professional services across the US beauty industry.
Beauty and wellness appointment booking app Booksy has raised US$70 million in a Series C funding round, according to a report published by Tech Crunch.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected an appeal against a decision in the ongoing battle between Olaplex and L’Oréal, which was challenged by both parties, according to a report published by the World Intellectual Property Review.
Dermalogica has launched a new online course aimed at skincare professionals, named Meaningful Connections, which looks to strengthen Emotional Intelligence (EI), according to American Salon.