In an era that has seen seemingly every third young woman in America attempt to sell her friends, family, and Facebook acquaintances something like LulaRoe leggings or It Works! wraps, it’s ironic that the fortunes of Avon, the 131-year-old direct-selling behemoth, have slid so far. But they’re trying.
Gabrielle Union is about to break into the lucrative beauty business with a new line of hair care products under Ulta Beauty.
Legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Bobbi Brown announced on Monday in a statement celebrating Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ 25th anniversary that she will be leaving her namesake company. Brown wrote that the milestone, “made me realize it was time to start a new chapter and move on to new ventures.”
Years ago at Jezebel, we had a regular column called Worth It that we used to recommend products that we actually liked. Advertisers had no involvement—it was simply the online version of a person suggesting their favorite lipstick/humidifier/bike lock to a friend.
Three years ago, I made a trip to Sephora with one specific purpose in mind: to search for the perfect foundation. Surely, some mystical brown shade existed at the elusive nexus of “good” and “right.” Having spent most of my life wearing solely mascara and a resting bitch face, this was my first time hunting for just …
ColourPop Cosmetics’ new lip wand is a little too fuzzy for some people’s tastes.
Like so many of us, the Smithsonian has been collecting cosmetics for decades, except out of historical interest rather than laziness and fond memories of that frosted blue eyeshadow from junior-senior. And now, you can poke through their holdings from the comfort of your own home.
Throngs of teens and some adults who want lips like Kylie Jenner have purchased her Lip Kits and so we’ve arrived at this point: Kylie is looking to open a physical Kylie Cosmetics store.
Five men have been arrested in New York as a part of an ongoing investigation—titled Operation Bad Odor—by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E) into counterfeit perfumes and cosmetics. According to federal prosecutors, the defendants knowingly sold counterfeit designer perfumes (which included Daisy by…
Kylie Jenner has been forced to take a break from dancing in dangerously lit Coachella crowds to do damage control, after a makeup artist complained about her lip kit’s quality on Twitter.
Rihanna is launching a her own beauty brand next year, so you can stop stockpiling her MAC lipstick in your fridge. Just me? Oh.
In response to the shitty statistics regarding female entrepreneurs and their access to venture capital funding compared to their male counterparts, Sephora has announced a new annual program called Accelerate, which will aid beauty-related companies founded by women in the beginning stages of business. The program is…
One of my most vivid early-childhood memories is browsing the Tinkerbell Cosmetics section at some department store.
There was much gnashing of teeth this morning when, after 30 rapid seconds, Kylie Jenner’s much-hyped Lip Kit completely sold out. The collection went on sale at 9 a.m. By 9:01 a.m., there was nary a lip liner to be found.
Beauty brand Ulta is launching a national ad campaign, presumably because they are sick of hearing about Sephora. Sephora, Sephora, Sephora.
Mentality Nail Polish, an indie brand with a seemingly faithful following, has become the subject of a fairly damning allegation: it destroys your nails.
Rihanna's new ad for MAC Viva Glam is supposed to be shilling lipstick, but who can focus on her mouth when she's got that hair?
The geniuses over at The Onion have done it again.
Earlier this week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Grace Choi presented an idea for a product that could revolutionize the beauty industry.
Earlier this month, Lupita Nyong'o landed a contract with Lancome; today British model Jourdan Dunn has signed a deal to be the spokeswoman for Maybelline. Great advancements for women of color in the beauty industry — and for consumers.