L'Oreal USA announced today that it has acquired Essie Cosmetics. Both founder Essie Weingarten and her husband, CEO Max Sortino, will stay on board. More details to come ... YOUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - FREE Enjoying this story? Subscribe to the American Salon Newsletter Get inspirational trends, techniques, tips, education and the latest beauty news delivered right to your inbox! To read on the go, sign up today to get weekly beauty news and updates.