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The Honest Company’s new digital and strategy chief joins from Amazon.com where he led development of home security systems and contactless, in-garage delivery for more than 50m Amazon Key customers. More cosmetics people news, including new supply chain and sustainability leadership at the Independent Beauty Association.
The Estee Lauder Companies’ outfit breaks down the cosmetic safety assessment process, the science of skin inflammation and sensitivity, and safe and effective use of highly searched ingredients including zinc, hyaluronic acid and retinol in a September report aimed at bringing clarity to conversations online.
Chee Min Hong’s background in consumer electronics squares with Manscaped’s below-the-waist grooming tool specialization, but the San Diego-based startup’s product portfolio has been evolving with more formulations, in addition to devices, for addressing men’s personal-care needs beyond the groin.
Luxury Beauty Disruptor Scores $100m In New Funding: ‘We’re Blowing The Old Beauty Business Wide Open’
“Luxury beauty buyers’ club” Beauty Pie touts its cosmetic products as equivalent to big-brand luxury offerings but available to members – directly from its warehouses – at a fraction of the cost. With the Series B funding, Beauty Pie intends to expand to new markets and fuel growth of wellness and dietary supplement categories added in 2020, which have “skyrocketed” during the COVID pandemic.
Who knew that an online beauty and healthy lifestyle site giving away free cosmetic products could be so contentious?
Legislation approved by Mexico’s Senate “also bans the manufacture, import and marketing of cosmetics tested on animals elsewhere in the world,” according to Humane Society International. Once ratified, the law will give cosmetics manufacturers two years to bring their operations into compliance.