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James Manso

Market Editor, Beauty

James Manso is the beauty market editor at WWD and Beauty Inc. Previously, he was the beauty reporter for WWD and Beauty Inc. He has also written for V Magazine and, covering fashion, beauty and culture. He is an alumni of NYU's College of Arts and Sciences, where he studied journalism and French. James is a San Diego native and an avid runner.

More From James Manso

EXCLUSIVE: 5 Sens Fragrance Brand Goes to Sephora

The fragrance brand, founded by Divya Gugnani, will debut at the end of May online and in 224 doors the…

Celebrity Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jason Diamond Takes on Clinical Skin Care

Called Metacine, the brand is bowing direct-to-consumer with two products.

Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri Has ‘Work to Do’ to Advance Female Artists

At the Brooklyn Museum's annual Artists Ball, sponsored by Dior, the creative director of haute couture…

Lauder’s Sara Moss to Retire, a No-Heel Shoe, Patou Shines Light on Sustainability

Estée Lauder's Sara Moss will retire July 1, Li-Ning's innovative sports shoe design, Patou's sustainability…

EXCLUSIVE: Molly Sims Gets Into Skin Care With Yse Beauty

The six products, geared toward hyperpigmentation, range in price from $45 to $88.

Estée Lauder’s Sara Moss to Retire

The Estée Lauder Cos.'s vice chairman will retire, effective July 1.

Daddario and Dior, Auctioning Karl in Paris, Prince Louis Turns Five

Dior has named Alexandra Daddario an ambassador, French auction houses preview sales of Karl Lagerfeld…

EXCLUSIVE: Alexandra Daddario Is Dior’s Latest Ambassador

The Emmy-nominated actress will serve as ambassador for women's fashion, as well as the La Collection Privée…

How Beauty Executives Are Leveraging AI

Estée Lauder Cos., L'Oréal, E.l.f. Beauty and Unilever executives say burgeoning AI technologies will enable…

The Beauty Industry’s Most Iconic Eye Products

The 20 most iconic eye creams in beauty, as voted by industry insiders.

2022’s Top 100 Global Beauty Manufacturers

WWD Beauty Inc's annual ranking of beauty's biggest manufacturers shows the industry endured a roller-coaster…

This New Beauty Brand’s Hero Ingredient Is Derived From Bones

Sweet Chemistry will launch on its website this summer with two products.

Glossier, Black Girl Fest Take Grant Program to the U.K.

In partnership with Black Girl Fest, Glossier is taking its grant program for Black-owned brands across the…

Meet the Skin Care Pros Launching Next-gen Products

A crop of aestheticians, dermatologists and plastic surgeons are trumpeting the return of the expert-led skin…

EXCLUSIVE: Missha Names Elizabeth Olsen Global Brand Ambassador

The partnership will kick off with a new campaign called "Beauty Is Reality."