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When The Estee Lauder Companies decided to pull the plug on Prescriptives Custom Blend in 2009, the foundation world was aghast. Prescriptives, with its unique custom-blend foundation, was pretty much the only makeup company on the block who could provide the ultimate bespoke foundation experience, complete with undertone matching.
But the reason for putting the kibosh on Custom Blend was fairly straightforward: the brand was moving everything online, and pulling Prescriptives from department stores meant that everything would go online, including the custom-blend business. But instead of moving directly into online territory, Prescriptives announced that custom blend would be pulled co
The beauty industry is mourning the passing of Evelyn Lauder, a pivotal member of the family team that built the Estee Lauder Companies into a leader in the global prestige beauty market. She died at her home in New York City on November 12 at the age of 75, following a long battle with ovarian cancer.
Mrs. Lauder is survived by her beloved family: her husband Leonard Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of the Estee Lauder Companies; son William, Executive Chairman of the Estee Lauder Companies; son Gary, Managing Director of Lauder Partners LLC, and his wife Laura, General Partner of Lauder Partners; and five grandchildren.
Officially, Evelyn Lauder was the Senior Corporate Vice President and
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Something had been bothering me about my complexion that I had been unable to diagnose – until I went to the recent press presentation about the new Z-Pore Instant Pore Refiner ($24.50) from GoodSkin Labs. Turns out I have a few unsightly pores on my chin and around my nose that really are unflattering. Many friends suffered from pores clogged by dirt and oil in their teenage years, but I fortunately didn’t join them. But now I’ve learned that pores actually get larger as one ages – and may begin to appear larger due to loss of skin elasticity and sagging. Stress, hormones and environmental aggressors also play a part in causing pores to appear bigger.
“Pores have a vast biolo