makeup

Avon to Cut 1,500 Jobs; CEO Says Layoff Will Stabilize Company

Struggling beauty products seller Avon said late Tuesday it will cut about 1,500 jobs and exit the South Korea and Vietnam markets. The job cuts amount to almost 4 percent of its workforce and are one of the first major moves by CEO Sheri McCoy, who in April replaced longtime CEO Andrea Jung.

Why Avon Will Never Be Great Again

Investors are starting to realize that when it's Avon calling, they probably shouldn't answer. The cosmetics company is unlikely to escape its steady decline, despite the unblushing optimism of Wall Street analysts.

Business of Beauty: Coty's CEO Dishes on the Trends

Bern Beetz, the CEO of $4.1 billion beauty company Coty, goes one-on-one with DailyFinance to give us a peek at some of the beauty products and trends that have captured -- and will soon capture -- the imagination of America's female shoppers.

Savings Experiment: Making Your Makeup Multitask

If you feel like your daily makeup routine costs too much, you're not the only one. The average American woman spends about $100 a month on cosmetics and beauty products. So how do you maintain your daily look without dipping into your retirement fund? Consider finding products that can do double duty.

Mass Retailers Take a Shine to the Makeup Biz

The beauty business is undergoing a makeover at some of the nation's biggest retailers, as pharmacies and department stores go after shoppers in new and unconventional ways. Sears, CVS, Duane Reade and their cohorts are courting a business that has rebounded well from the recession despite the country's economic malaise.

Revlon to Give Itself a European Makeover

After successfully revising its business processes and restructuring its operations in Europe, premium cosmetics maker Revlon now plans to implement similar changes in its operations globally. Trefis examines how those changes worked in Europe, and what they mean for the company's future profits.

Bills Before Beauty: Revlon Gets a Debt Makeover

Revlon's stock has been choppy lately, swinging 10% to 20% in either direction on small news items. But the cosmetics and beauty care products company has gotten its feet back under itself financially, and in Trefis' view, it's undervalued by the market. Here's why:

Juarez Chic? Fashion Makes a Wrong Turn at the Border

Fashion label Rodarte and M.A.C. Cosmetics are changing some of the product names of a cosmetics and clothing line inspired by violence-ridden border town Ciudad Juarez. The collection features off-white chiffon and lace garments and lipstick and nail polish in shades referred to as Factory, Juarez and Ghost Town.