California took a historic step toward eliminating animal testing of cosmetics on Tuesday, passing a bill through the state legislature that will outlaw the sale of such products within the state after January 1, 2020, Glamour reports. The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act passed unanimously and is the first…
Vanessa Williams, the veteran queen of television, has signed on to star in the ABC pilot False Profits, a show about women competing for recognition and MONEY in the beauty industry.
Over at Racked, Marien Komar has written a fascinating piece on both the history of contraband cosmetics in prisons (did you know that you can make lipstick from the dye of a book cover?), as well as the importance of makeup to incarcerated women today.
Claire’s, a one-stop shop for tween cosmetics, free-with-purchase ear-piercings, and scrunchies covered in what looks to be human hair but is in fact “faux,” recalled some of its makeup products after reports found samples contained asbestos, exposure to which can cause cancer.
A woman is suing Sephora for emotional distress, claiming she contracted herpes from a lipstick sample at one of their stores in California.
The virtue of Rihanna is her ability to make you feel concurrently inferior and powerful at the same time. To celebrate her Fenty Beauty launch (which was available at midnight Pacific Time on the site, insensitive to East Coast bedtime), the star and her divine beauty debuted the line at Sephora Times Square at the…
Burt’s Bees is launching a full line of natural makeup products for your precious face this fall.
Every day is a good day to thank God and the ghost of Upton Sinclair for modern consumer protection regulations, so that you can test out new types of makeup with a fair bit of confidence it won’t blind you.
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…