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L’Oréal to Sell Roger & Gallet Brand

PARIS — L’Oréal said Tuesday that it is in exclusive negotiations with the French investment holding concern Impala for the sale of the Roger & Gallet brand. This comes “following a strategic review regarding the best development options” for the French personal-care brand that was born with pharmacy fragrances, L’Oréal said in a statement. Roger […]

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10 Things That Might Be Making You Feel Bloated

We’ve all experienced the dreaded belly bloat now—you know, that uncomfortable feeling of fullness in your stomach. Typically, it crops up after a big meal, or one too many beers, or something we probably shouldn’t have eaten because it just doesn’t make us feel good. The good news? In most cases, a bloated belly is […]

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L’Oréal Signs Agreement for Mugler and Azzaro Fragrances

PARIS — L’Oréal is delving deeper into the designer fragrance category after having signed an agreement to acquire the Mugler brands and Azzaro fragrances from Groupe Clarins. The activities — including Mugler, Thierry Mugler (fashion), Clarins Fragrance Group (or CFG), CFG France, Cosmeurop and CFG U.K. — generated about 340 million euros of sales last […]

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Beautycon Returns to L.A., Sets Its Sights on Asia

“Huda! Huda! Huda!” chanted fans in hysteria, reaching out for Huda Kattan. IPhones in hand, the crowd of largely teenage girls stood behind a barricade as the beauty guru came to the end of Beautycon L.A.’s pink carpet on Sunday. Kattan, who is based in Dubai and arrived with sister Mona, was undoubtedly one of […]

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L’Oréal Invests in Biotech

PARIS — L’Oréal is dipping into biotech. The French beauty giant said Wednesday that it has taken a minority stake in Carbios, a French company that produces bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers. Terms of the deal, which was made through L’Oréal’s corporate venture fund BOLD, Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development, […]

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Taking the Confusion Out of CBD

Standard Dose founder and chief executive officer Anthony Saniger is aiming to take the confusion out of CBD. Saniger was a stressed-out brand consultant when he started researching CBD as a component in an overall health and beauty routine. He wasn't alone in his stress and anxiety — he's part of an anxious generation. "One […]