“Seneca College in Toronto has launched a graduate-level certificate program meant to prepare students for careers in sales, regulatory, or laboratory roles in the cosmetics and personal care industries. The year-long program ‘focuses on product formulation and cosmetic production while emphasizing the industry’s evolving regulatory environment.’” Read more at Cosmetics Design.
“Chanel’s appointment of Ms. Depp as the face of a Chanel N°5 scent is likely a bid for younger consumers’ interest in the brand’s signature fragrance. Although the flagship scent’s status is iconic, many young consumers associate the original N°5 fragrance with older generations. As such, Ms. Depp announced her upcoming advertising campaign for the L’Eau fragrance on her personal Instagram account, hoping to tap into her 1.7 million followers of a similar age.” Read more at Luxury Daily.
“Over the years, I'd had haircuts and colors, I'd gotten new shoes and new clothes and better makeup. But having my nails done made me feel so feminine and polished and put together. I'd had so much shame wrapped up in my nails, and now I was finally free.” Read more at Allure.
“In a bid to reach new consumers, Revlon is partnering with social media influencer and nail artist Chelsea King, who will serve as the brand’s first-ever Revlon Nail Expert. King has more than 100,000 followers for her Instagram account, @chelseaqueen, where she posts photos of colorful, often patterned nail designs.” Read more at WWD.
“LVMH-owned, Paris-based cosmetics retailer Sephora will relocate its Bloor Street West store in Toronto to a nearby retail space this summer. The new store is currently under construction. The new two-level Sephora flagship will measure about 8,900 square feet.” Read more at Retail Insider.
“L’Oréal’s investment in research and innovation is the highest in the industry, as the company is continuing to invest in digital innovation. Investments in research and innovation, especially digital innovations, should drive revenues for L’Oréal in the long term, as beauty purchases are now increasingly being influenced by digital channels.” Read more at Forbes.