From a big beauty sale to how Canada and Coty Inc. are responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
Coty Inc. announced it will also manufacture and distribute hand sanitizer
This week, business giants LVMH and L’Oréal both announced that they are working to create hand sanitizer for the European health authorities as they face a dire shortage in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. Now, another beauty behemoth is jumping on board. Coty Inc. (which owns Calvin Klein, CoverGirl and Kylie Cosmetics) announced that it is transforming its cosmetics manufacturing sites into hand sanitizer production hubs to provide free hydro-alcoholic gel to emergency services. “We stay close to our communities during these exceptionally challenging times,” it wrote on Instagram.
Toronto’s medical officer of health urges hair and nail salons to close temporarily
Help prevent the spread of #COVID19 by practicing #SocialDistancing. While you may not feel sick, we ask that you be mindful of those more vulnerable in our community & thank you for your efforts to keep everyone healthy. More info: https://t.co/ZFIuRwDgA9 pic.twitter.com/7QjBaVszgJ
— Toronto Public Health (@TOPublicHealth) March 17, 2020
On Thursday, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer for health, urged all non-essential businesses to close. At a press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, de Villa said, “If we want to be successful in protecting ourselves, our families and our community against this virus, we have to take social distancing even more seriously. This includes non-essential businesses like hair and nail salons and clothing stores. I am encouraging non-essential business that remain open to get behind social distancing. I’m encouraging these businesses to do the right thing.”
Charlotte Tilburyis holding a huge beauty sale online
With retail locations closing all around us and social distancing orders in place, e-commerce has become our ultimate go-to. And if you’re looking for a little pick me up after a very (very) long week, then you’re in luck because there’s a major beauty sale underway courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury. The British beauty legend is offering up to 20% off some of her most iconic kits (including from her Pillow Talk and Magic Skin lines) until the early hours (local time) of tomorrow morning. Click here to get in on the Charlotte Tilbury sale.