Beauty Booking Appointment Company Planity Raising 30 Million Euros

PARIS – Planity, France’s leading beauty appointment booking company, is raising 30 million euros in funding. The financing round is being carried out with Gaia Capital Partners and Planity’s historical investors: Crédit Mutuel Innovation, BPI Digital Venture, Alven Capital and the Eiffel Investment Group. Planity today has 75 percent market share in France and wants to bolster its growth by […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Guess Introduces New Fragrance, Skin Care

After a steep sales incline, Guess is expanding its grooming offering into skin care. The brand, now among the fastest growing in licensee Inter Parfums Inc.’s portfolio, is introducing its Effect Eau de Toilette with complementary skin care products, launching Aug. 1. The range includes the Boost Invigorating Hair & Body Wash, Deodorizing Body Spray, Clean Rejuvenating Face Wash and […]

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Eurazeo Brands Next Bet Is on Mens Grooming

Eurazeo Brands has made a $53 million investment in Pangaea Holdings, the parent company of men’s grooming brands Lumin and Meridian. The minority investment is part of Pangaea’s larger $68 million fundraise, which also included Unilever Ventures, GPO Fund and existing investors Base10 Partners and Gradient Ventures. Since it was founded in 2018, the company has raised $87 million. Lumin […]

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Moroccanoil Launches First Fragrance

After four years of development, Moroccanoil is releasing its products’ signature scent as a hair and body mist. The scent, called Brumes du Maroc, is the brand’s first fragrance to sit among its body care and hair care products. The brand expects it to be a top-performing stock keeping unit within its first year on the market, due to a […]

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Upcycling’s on the Up

Upcycling is gaining traction in the fragrance and beauty industries, as materials once considered waste are increasingly being reused in beauty and personal care products. Specifically, upcycling is the process of transforming co-products, waste materials and useless or unwanted products into new materials. Historically seen more in fashion and food, it’s becoming ever more prevalent in beauty, with rose petals, […]

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Clean & Clinical Oral Beauty Brand Spotlight Raises $15 Million

Spotlight Oral Care has raised $15 million from Development Capital with plans to expand in the clean and clinical oral care space.  The brand was founded by three dentists, sisters Lisa and Vanessa Creaven with Barry Buckley, in Ireland. Spotlight aims to create products with dentist-approved levels of efficacy, but without certain foaming agents used in traditional toothpaste. Products are […]

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Executive Changes at Lauder, Coty Inc., Glossier and U Beauty

In the beauty industry’s latest round of musical chairs, heavyweights Credo and Coty Inc. lost executives, while Glossier and U Beauty each filled out their C-suites with new hires. The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has announced two new global brand presidents. View Gallery Related Gallery Return to Classics: Men’s Looks from Pitti Uomo Ali Weiss Photo courtesy of Glossier Glossier has […]

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