Deschanel, Knowles and Munoz become Rimmel London brand ambassadors
LONDON Beauty company Coty has announced that Zooey Deschanel, Solange Knowles and Alejandra Ramos Munoz will join the lineup of ambassadors of Rimmel London.
They will team with Kate Moss, Georgia May Jagger and Coco Rochas as the ambassadors of the iconic British cosmetics brand.
Actress Deschanel, who has starred in such films as “(500) Days of Summer,” “Yes Man,” “The Happening” and “Elf,” will be the face of Rimmel London star products including a new breakthrough lash accelerating mascara, a perfecting powder foundation and a lasting lipstick. She will appear in its newest campaigns slated to debut in August worldwide.
Knowles, a singer/songwriter, producer, actress, entrepreneur and disc jockey, has released two inspired solo albums including the critically acclaimed “Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams” and her debut “Solo Star” on the Music World Entertainment label. Knowles will represent Rimmel London makeup looks in campaigns that debut in the fall.
Puerto Rican model Munoz was discovered by Rimmel London when she won a modeling competition sponsored by the brand. She will grace Rimmel London campaigns in the fall.
Unilever appoints new chief marketing and communications officer
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. Unilever has appointed Keith Weed chief marketing and communications officer, effective April 1.
Weed, currently EVP home care, oral care and water, will report to chief executive Paul Polman.
“This is the first time Unilever has had a CMO at the top table and is a key step to having a sharper consumer focus in the company. Keith will be leading marketing, including the development of the Unilever brand, and will also assume responsibility for the communications function,” stated Polman.
Target gets green and pretty
MINNEAPOLIS Target is bolstering its beauty department by offering shoppers a new line of earth-friendly products.
The new One line, available at Target stores nationwide as of March 1, offers 28 different SKUs ranging from body butters, lip butter balms, solid shampoo bars and bath fizzers. Prices range between $2.99 and $9.99.
One promotes natural beauty by providing eco-friendly products in recyclable, plastic-free packaging. The entire collection is infused with essential oils, natural butters and fragrance.