“In January, Gwyneth Paltrow announced the launch of a new line of skin care, Goop by Juice Beauty, which will be sold through her juggernaut lifestyle company starting on March 1. Paltrow has applied her all-natural philosophy to products like cookbooks and makeup before, so it's unsurprising the new Goop skincare is, as she proudly announced to Vogue, nontoxic, up to 99% organic and free of any ‘chemicals, parabens and silicones.’” Read more at Style.Mic.
“The women who make hair and makeup tutorials on YouTube are often criticized as vapid, vain, or sellouts. But from high production costs to a diluted ad pool, the reality of beauty vlogging is an expensive one.” Read more at Broadly.
“Frédéric Malle is known as one of the best perfume makers in the world, but his lineage in the beauty industry traces back to his grandfather, the legendary Serge Heftler Louiche, who founded Parfums Christian Dior. Fragrances, in other words, are a birthright. They marked his childhood, and as he reveals in this interview, shaped even his adolescence. The first time he fell in love, he recalls, was with a young girl who only wore Paris by Yves Saint Laurent.” Read more at W Magazine.
“Time Inc. has plenty of beauty-related publications, and they’re now joining forces for a new beauty product recommendation site. Powder, which launched to the public on Tuesday, serves up recommendations for beauty products and articles based on reader-provided needs. Users are required to register in order to access the site.” Read more at Digiday.
“Last month, Kylie Jenner announced on her Lip Kit Instagram account that one lucky fan would get to name a shade in her new Valentine Collection. Within the hour, thousands of comments appeared on the post with countless suggestions for the social media star to choose from. As consumers vied for a chance to make Lip-Kit history, we realized that Jenner had caught on to a greater phenomenon in the beauty industry: the power of crowdsourcing.” Read more at Refinery29.
“Gone are the days when guys would actively avoid graying hair. For a new generation of adventurous men, dyeing one’s hair gray is gaining traction, appropriating a naturally occurring phenomenon from older men and giving it a millennial twist.” Read more at The New York Times.