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Jewelry That Make Scents

Lisa Hoffman’s unique fragrance jewelry collection pairs elegant aromas with distinctive, eco-friendly designs.

Certain accessories aid a woman in embodying personal style and presence. Two of those accessories are a unique piece of jewelry and a fragrance that reflects her essence. Both happen to be part of the very elements that make up the Lisa Hoffman brand. Hoffman has taken the centuries-old artistry of fragrance jewelry and reinvigorated its functionality with intricately crafted filigree charms in earring, necklace and bracelet arrangements. The charms house proprietary fragrance beads that disperse aromas, embodying some of owner Lisa Hoffman’s favorite destinations around the world.

The Morphe X Jaclyn Hill Palette Launches Tomorrow

The highly anticipated palette debuts on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 a.m. PST

The Morphe X Jaclyn Hill Palette that's been two years in the making has fans of the cult-favorite brand and the Insta-famous YouTuber elated. Hill has collaborated with Morphe in the past, with her Jaclyn Hill Favorites palette and her Jaclyn Hill's Favorite Brushes collection; however, the new Jaclyn Hill Palette features 35 brand-new eyeshadow shades in a range of mattes, shimmers, satins, foils and glitters—using all-new formulations.

The Spirit of Giving: BSG's Mark Spinks

Beauty Systems Group president Mark Spinks talks charitable causes, the industry and being this year’s Spirit of Life Award recipient.

Surprisingly, Mark Spinks didn’t always imagine himself in the beauty business. After growing up in Columbus, Indiana, he attended college at Indiana University as a double major in economics and criminal justice (and remains a rabid Hoosiers fan). But his journey toward the beauty industry would begin with his very first assignment out of college, working within the department store industry, handling retail and operations for locations that boasted a solid dose of salon space.

Beauty and the Blender

Learn how Beautyblender founder Rea Ann Silva created a knockout product that stands out among the competition by blending in.

Working as a professional makeup artist to the stars, Rea Ann Silva learned all the tricks of the trade. She mastered cutting up and wetting sponges to seamlessly apply creams and powders. Applying artist secrets and conceptualizing them into product with mass appeal in 2002 led to the creation of the original Beautyblender—and later the establishment of a whole new beauty category.

Denman Takes Beauty-Industry Philanthropy to Malawi

One of the hallmarks of the beauty industry is its penchant for philanthropy. Whether offering free services to military families or raising money for worthy causes, beauty businesses are known for generosity.

Denman, in particular, has been supporting volunteer projects in Malawi for more than 10 years, as its Northern Ireland company members have taken opportunities to build family homes, farms and community centers there.

Executive Spotlight: Aimee Werner

Discover the inspiration behind Whish, a skincare company based on simple, clean ingredients.

You may recognize Whish from last year’s Beauty Pitch finals hosted by Cosmoprof North America, in the established brand category. Now in its 10th year of business, Whish is a high-performance, natural skincare and body-care line created by Aimee Werner. Werner’s inspiration to start her own line of women’s shaving products orginated from a chance encounter with her husband’s shaving cream—a vision that grew into a complete line of quality skincare products. From founding the company with her husband, Jesse, to employing 20 people, Werner talks about the evolution of Whish.