MBX, Sephora Co-create Korean Skin-care Brand, Otzi

MBX, formerly Memebox, and Sephora are collaborating on a second K-beauty brand. The two have co-created Otzi, a five-product, skin-care line that is vegan, cruelty-free, PETA-certified and approved by the retailer’s Clean at Sephora initiative. Otzi will launch on Dec. 16 in the U.S., with prices ranging from $25 to $35. Otzi’s launch comes two years after that of Kaja, […]

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The Stories Behind the Makeup in 'Selena: The Series'

Standing on the 1994 Grammys' red carpet with her golden gramophone in hand, Tejano music legend Selena Quintanilla solidified her status as a beauty icon. Cloaked in a sequined ivory halter dress (that she purchased from a galleria in Houston), Selena's face was framed by falling tendrils from her half-done-up hairstyle. Her signature Russian Red MAC lipstick was paired with […]

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Glossier Just Dropped Its Limited-Edition Holiday Collection

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This year's holiday season is different for sure. For safety reasons and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have to put a hold on holiday parties and large gatherings, but that doesn't mean […]

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Beauty Review Platform Supergreat Raises Series A Led by Benchmark

Beauty review platform Supergreat has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round of funding led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark. TQ Ventures, K5 Global, Shrug Capital and previous investors Thrive Capital, Hannah Bronfman and Rent the Runway cofounder Jenny Fleiss also participated in the round. Supergreat, an app founded in 2018 by Dan Blackman and Tyler Faux, […]

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The 10 Most Major Beauty Deals of 2020

Beauty M&A activity may have slowed down slightly in 2020, but there were still many major deals to be had. The year was ripe with public offering activity from the parent company of Perfect Diary, The Hut Group and VC-backed Hims, but also saw a billion-dollar makeup acquisition with the Puig-Charlotte Tilbury deal, as well as other meaningful transactions. Here […]

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Stetson Fragrance License Changes Hands

Stetson’s fragrance license is getting a new home. Effective Jan. 1, heritage brand Stetson will be entering a new fragrance licensing agreement with Edge Beauty, whose portfolio includes brands like Cher and the Phluid Project. The license was previously held by Coty Inc. “Our ambition as a partner to Stetson is to make the brand more relevant, particularly today, as […]

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Rea Ann Silva on Being ‘The Only One in the Room’

Rea Ann Silva knows what it’s like to be the only one in the room — and The Smithsonian is recognizing her for that. Silva is one of eight businesswomen featured in a new display that is part of The National Museum of American History’s celebration of the “Year of the Woman.” Silva is featured alongside Mary-Dell Chilton, Myrtle “Tillie” […]

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For Now, Revlon’s Future Remains in Limbo

Revlon Inc. is still tallying up the final numbers, but preliminary information on its exchange offer on Wednesday morning suggested the deal — and Revlon’s future — remains in limbo.  The company said $236.5 million of its 5.75 senior noteholders, of a total of almost $343 million, had tendered their notes as of the exchange expiration on Tuesday night.  “While […]

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33 Holiday Beauty Gifts to Buy on Amazon

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Not long ago, holiday shopping involved overcrowded stores, schlepping bags in and out Ubers and jammed subway cars, and — depending on how late in the game you made your way through your list […]

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