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Madison Reed gets financing for media and retail expansion

By Deanna Utroske

The hair color startup, led by CEO Amy Errett, announced this month that it’s accepted another $25m in venture capital funding, moneys that will let the company’s brick-and-mortar footprint expand exponentially over the next two years.

L Catterton invests nearly $30 million in Il Makiage

L Catterton invests nearly $30 million in Il Makiage

By Deanna Utroske

The prestige, professional color cosmetics brand announced this month that the private equity firm L Catterton has made a large capital investment that will allow the makeup brand to expand quickly in the US.

DevaCurl acquired

DevaCurl acquired

By Deanna Utroske

The prestige and professional hair care company has been in business for over 20 years. And as products for curly and textured hair are gradually more welcome in the mainstream beauty market, both the brand and the company’s new investor partner believe...

Milk Makeup makes first private equity deal

Milk Makeup makes first private equity deal

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the cosmetics and personal care company announced a partnership with private equity firm Main Post Partners and is looking forward to global growth.

Estée Lauder still determined in China

Estée Lauder still determined in China

By Lucy Whitehouse

Estée Lauder is said to be pushing ahead with its strategy to make inroads in China, despite the slumping economic conditions in the country.

per-fékt beauty gets capital investment from CDG

per-fékt beauty gets capital investment from CDG

By Deanna Utroske

The Cosmetics Design Group (a company with no affiliation to this publication) has bought a majority stake in the successful indie brand, and going forward the two companies will essentially act as partners.

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

By Deanna Utroske

The Nestlé Skin Health division is building on to its existing North American manufacturing plant, boosting production capacity and increasing employment at the site by more than 20%.

Ulta gets new private equity investment boost

Ulta gets new private equity investment boost

By Simon Pitman

A number of investment companies have all raised their stakes in the business during the past two quarters, as part of efforts to raise capital in the business, which has been performing strongly of late as executives look to raise capital for further...

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