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  • The wisdom of Arianna Huffington

    Yesterday, during the first few hours of Cosmoprof Las Vegas and PBA Beauty Week, I brushed elbows with Pamela Anderson (BayWatch is actually one of the few TV shows I watched during high school,…

    July 14, 2013
  • Washington Spa Alliance celebrates

    While people may not think of DC as the Capital of Spa, and while indeed it probably is not (no matter how I try to argue the case!), last night was a great reminder…

    June 11, 2013
  • The secret recipe to MoroccanOil's success?

    I am fascinated, some might say obsessed, by new-ish beauty brands who make it big quick. Brands that come to mind include Living Proof, Kate Somerville, and MoroccanOil. I think about these brands all…

    June 2, 2013
  • Wisdom from WWD's Beauty Summit

    Back in the office after a day and a half of WWD Beauty Summit, my head is so full of information, ideas, and inspiration that I can barely think straight. My mother’s advice when…

    May 23, 2013
  • BeautyView: Pamela Jo Busiek, President & CEO, ICMAD

    One of the very first things I did when I launched Alchimie Forever was to join the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, Inc (ICMAD). I still have the blue booklet they wrote about FDA…

    January 25, 2013
  • BeautyView: Angela Sitilides, Owner, Bellacara

    If you know me, you know I am persistent – not a nag, but definitely persistent. I also think that “No” is just the start of the conversation. These two characteristics came in very…

    January 15, 2013