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Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent

THE WHAT? Interparfums has reported its results for the 2022 fiscal year. The fragrance giant recorded record earnings for the full year with net income up 40 percent on 2021’s figures and sales rising 26 percent to €706.6 million. THE DETAILS The company noted that it had extended its partnership with Montblanc until December 31, 2030 and, subject to the General Meeting’s ratification, hit its goal of achieving gender parity on its board. THE WHY? Philippe Benacin, Chairman and CEO, commented, “Against the backdrop of a turbulent economic and geopolitical environment, our sales and earnings continued to grow in 2022. In 2023, although many uncertainties still exist, this positive momentum should continue with sales expected to reach €750 million, driven by the continuing appeal of our brands for consumers in a global perfume market that remains buoyant.” The post Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent appeared first on Global Cosme

The Global Beauty Influencer Blurring the Lines Between Art and Makeup

While we can all agree that makeup application is an art in and of itself, do fine art skills really translate to the beauty world? Mohammed Hindash is living proof. The artist studied studio and fine art and practiced painting and photography for a decade before delving into the fascinating world of beauty.

The Dubai-based, award-winning artist whose work was featured in countless galleries across the Middle East was always inspired by beauty campaigns, looks, promotions, you name it.

Photo: Hindash billboard in NYC

“My inspiration for art always came from beauty ads, “ Hindash told us.

He quickly realized the power of makeup and used it as a tool to prepare his models for photographs and paintings.

“I would do the models’ makeup, take photos, and use the photos to paint, so I did their makeup the way I wanted to portray them,” said Hindash. Before he knew it, he was getting requests to do others’ makeup, seamlessly morphing his passions. A full-circle moment if there ever was one.

He shared his art—from drawings and paintings to photography and you guessed it, makeup looks—on his social media platforms, and garnered a highly-engaged community (of well over a million followers!) that couldn’t get enough of his unique, fresh perspective.

“I would do art-based campaigns, infusing makeup with drawing and painting.”

The next step? Hindash started making his exclusive makeup content more educational with the goal of putting out fresh, original looks. “I didn’t want to put out anything we’ve seen,” he says.

After catching the attention of and garnering partnerships from the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Benefit Cosmetics, and MAC, as well as working with renowned celebrities, including Naomi Campbell, Chanel Iman, and Lindsay Lohan, he’s ready to take his love and passion for makeup to the next level by introducing his namesake beauty line. He promises products that are functional, practical, universal, never-before-seen, and of course, ultra-blendable—he is a painter, after all. Now, he not only wants to continue creating art through beauty, he wants empower others to do the same—with his products, you’re both the artist and the canvas.

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Model images and billboard photo courtesy of Hindash

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