Ulta Beauty pledges to double Black-owned beauty brands

Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty announced it will invest more than $25m this year to improve the diversity of its product mix, including doubling the number of beauty products from Black-owned brands. Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty said on Tuesday that it’s investing more than $25m this year to improve the diversity of its product mix and […]

Young Afghan models risk all in catwalk beauty contest

KABUL: In traditional Afghan dress, regional costumes, Western outfits, and some in more revealing attire, young men and women walked a red carpet to background music, taking applause from a tightly packed audience in a sprawling Kabul cafe. Such scenes may well be familiar sights at fashion events around the world, but not in the Afghan […]