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JuE Wong joins Olaplex as CEO

By Deanna Utroske

In November, a private equity firm called Advent International announced it was acquiring the popular hair treatment brand. That deal closed in early January; and now, veteran beauty industry executive JuE Wong is at the helm with plans to expand the...

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The Fragrance Foundation to honor rising professionals

By Deanna Utroske

Each year the foundation celebrates up-and-coming fragrance industry leaders. The 2020 class of Notables comprises professionals in sales, marketing, research, fragrance evaluation, education, and more.

Richelieu Dennis, Cara Sabin, and Esi Eggleston Bracey (photo via @cara_sabin on Instagram)

Cara Sabin is Sundial Brands new CEO

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty marketing executive joined Unilever this week as CEO of Sundial Brands, where she’ll not only lead the Sundial business (which currently consists of four brands) but also the new Sundial Brands Social Mission Board.

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Jane Ko joins eos as VP of marketing in North America

By Deanna Utroske

The personal care brand best known for its spherical lip balms announced the new leadership hire today; but according to her LinkedIn profile, Jane Ko has been working with eos since October.

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How To: a collection of advice for indie beauty brand leaders

By Deanna Utroske

Over the years, Cosmetics Design has covered numerous events on the independent beauty movement. Here is a selection of guidance for startups from insiders and experts who have spoken at those events as well as a few notes from the Cosmetics Design editorial...

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