This morning’s biggest beauty headlines involve exec shakeups at Unilever, as well as the launch of Seen Beauty’s Community x Seen platform in the US, which helps beauty brands discover nano creators and vice versa. Additionally, if you’re not one of the attendees at Business of Fashion’s inaugural “The Business of Beauty Global Forum”, the publication has published key details from its first speaker session, held yesterday in Napa Valley. You can read these stories and more in the links below.
Introducing Community x Seen, a Beauty Marketing Platform That Aims to Make Leveraging UGC Easy. Launched by Seen Group in the UK last year and debuting in the US this week, the platform aims to connect nano creators with beauty brands in order to discover products and create user-generated content. (WWD)
Unilever’s Marketing and Digital Chief to Leave. After 33 years, Conny Braams, who is the company’s chief digital and commercial officer, will leave the company. The CFO is also stepping down next year. (The Wall Street Journal)
Lessons From Day One of The Business of Beauty Global Forum. Here you can read a recap of the first session held at BOF’s inaugural The Business of Beauty Global Forum being held in Napa Valley. Speakers included John Legend, educator and trans activist Schuyler Bailar, and TooD Beauty founder Sharareh Siadat. (Business of Fashion)
Beauty Brands Zero in on Laundry Care. Over the past two years, more and more beauty brands have expanded into home-care categories, with laundry detergent becoming increasingly popular. Companies like Dr. Barbara Sturm, Ouai, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, and Bath & Body Works have all jumped on the laundry care bandwagon. (Glossy)
Pandemic Whiplash: Why Young Americans are Avoiding Their Financing. In this video, WSJ explores how many young Americans are avoiding keeping their personal finances in order, a fact caused by stress caused by the pandemic and inflation. (Wall Street Journal)
Most LGBTQ+ Employees Are Not Comfortable Being Out at Work. Companies are Failing Them. The ACLU surveyed 732 members of the LGBTQ+ community to understand the landscape they are facing at work; key findings remind us that companies still have a lot of work to do to support their LGBTQ+ employees. (Fast Company)