Beauty’s Most Important M&A Deals of 2021

Beauty consolidation in 2021 has been fueled by interest in mission-based independent beauty companies, according to a report by Capstone Partners analyzing the Beauty & Wellness sector. Here, CEW Beauty News recalls the most important deals in 2021.

5 Minutes with Drybar CEO John Heffner

John talks about a number of things, including what he refers to as the Drybar effect, what keeps him up at night and his passions outside of the beauty industry.

5 Minutes with Drybar’s Alli Webb

This year Drybar’s 100-plus locations and products generated more than $100 million in revenue. Here, Alli answers burning questions about her rise to success.

Product Watch: April

This month Beauty Insider investigated products targeting renewal, brightening and multi-tasking

Ones To Watch: Top Beauty Stories for 2013

What’s old is new again, especially when talking about the evolution of 2012’s newsmakers as the hottest properties to watch in 2013. Beauty Insider compiled a list of People, Brands, Concepts and Companies to keep an eye on next year, as they’re likely to shape and innovate the industry in the following 12 months.

Drybar: Expansion, Product on the Horizon

Drybar could soon be blowing into a neighborhood near you. In the next several months, the blow out chain, based in Brentwood, California, will grow from 16 locations to 27, mainly in the Los Angeles and New York areas. Not bad for a company that broke ground two years ago.