Content about Aesthetics

March 15, 2013

B’iota Botanicals, a European brand in herbal hair and skin care solutions, is now available in the United States.

GREENWICH, Conn. — B’iota Botanicals, a European brand in herbal hair and skin care solutions, is now available in the United States.

The core products for the U.S. launch are B’iota shampoos and [leave-in] serum, which have been clinically tested and shown to reduce hair fallout and thinning by promoting stronger, thicker, fuller hair, the company stated. The products are targeted to women and men who have weak, damaged and thinning hair.

March 11, 2013

Red Carpet Manicure, a maker of an at-home LED gel manicure system, has announced a new partnership with Target.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Red Carpet Manicure, a maker of an at-home LED gel manicure system, has announced a new partnership with Target.
 
Available in Target stores and online at Target.com are the LED gel manicure products, including the removal kit and LED professional light. Twenty on-trend shades will be available nationwide, including Star Power and White Hot perfect for spring and summer style, and Ooo La Liscious, which was worn by Rihanna at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
 


February 22, 2013

Actress and reality personality Tami Roman announced the launch of her spring 2013 nail polish and lip gloss line, “Spring Love,” by TR ‘Love’ Cosmetics, with an exclusive custom nail polish shade called “#WERK” with daytime talk show host, Wendy Williams.

 LOS ANGELES — Last week, actress and reality personality Tami Roman announced the launch of her spring 2013 nail polish and lip gloss line, “Spring Love,” by TR ‘Love’ Cosmetics, with an exclusive custom nail polish shade called “#WERK” with daytime talk show host, Wendy Williams.

February 14, 2013

Mustela, a European skin care and stretch marks brand, recently introduced three products in a sun care range for babies.

NEW YORK — Mustela, a European skin care and stretch marks brand, recently introduced three products in a sun care range for babies.

The new Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ Mineral Sunscreen Lotion and Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ Mineral Sunscreen Stick are tested under the most recent FDA requirements for sunscreen and have both been awarded the Melanoma International Foundation’s Seal of Approval, the company stated.


Mustela’s formulations are 100% mineral, with naturally derived sunscreen filters titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.



January 30, 2013

Moms and young women helped fuel sales of at-home nail care products, according to the latest research by Mintel.

NEW YORK — Moms and young women helped fuel sales of at-home nail care products, according to the latest research by Mintel.

Women in households with children are more likely to use most nail care products than those without children in their homes, according to the latest research by Mintel. This is particularly notable with nail art accessories where 24% of women with children report usage compared with 11% in households without children.

January 22, 2013

Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, is expanding the Schick Hydro franchise of razors with the launch of new Schick Hydro 5 disposables and Schick Hydro Silk disposables.

SHELTON, Conn. — Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, is expanding the Schick Hydro franchise of razors with the launch of new Schick Hydro 5 disposables and Schick Hydro Silk disposables.

December 17, 2012

Remington, a division of Spectrum Brands, launched a celebration of its 75th anniversary with product discounts and a special Facebook giveaway on Dec. 19.

MADISON, Wis. — Remington, a division of Spectrum Brands, launched on Monday a celebration of its 75th anniversary and is inviting consumers to join the celebration of its shaving heritage with a week-long offering of product discounts and a special day of product giveaways on Dec. 19 on its Facebook page.

December 5, 2012

Vargas Cosmetics has announced the introduction of Tilth Beauty, a new skin care line created by Anthony Vargas.

NEW YORK — Vargas Cosmetics has announced the introduction of Tilth Beauty, a new skin care line created by Anthony Vargas, former VP of research and development for Elizabeth Arden.

After 25 years with Arden, Vargas started Vargas Cosmetics and launched Tilth Beauty.  It debuted exclusively online in October and will be available in salons and retail outlets in 2013. 

November 29, 2012

When it comes to beauty — especially skin care and hair care — there’s no denying that African-Americans represent a tremendous opportunity for manufacturers and retailers.


When it comes to beauty — especially skin care and hair care — there’s no denying that African-Americans represent a tremendous opportunity for manufacturers and retailers.


November 15, 2012

Sales of facial anti-aging products continued to slip — perhaps as consumers continue to watch their spending or try to navigate the inundated anti-aging market — while sales of facial moisturizers experienced an uptick, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.


Sales of facial anti-aging products continued to slip — perhaps as consumers continue to watch their spending or try to navigate the inundated anti-aging market — while sales of facial moisturizers experienced an uptick, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.


November 2, 2012

Personal care company EOS (evolution of smooth) is expanding its product portfolio with the launch of its new 24-hour moisturizing shaving cream.

NEW YORK — Personal care company EOS (evolution of smooth) is expanding its product portfolio with the launch of its new 24-hour moisturizing shaving cream.

Packed with natural conditioning oils, shea butter and antioxidants vitamins C and E, the new EOS moisturizing shave cream promises to provide a closer shave, help prevent razor bumps and nourish skin for 24 hours.

November 1, 2012

Procter & Gamble Prestige’s The Art of Shaving grooming brand is joining in the fight against cancers affecting men, by teaming up with global men’s health charity Movember.

NEW YORK – Procter & Gamble Prestige’s The Art of Shaving grooming brand is joining in the fight against cancers affecting men, by teaming up with global men’s health charity Movember.

October 31, 2012

Consumers can now banish unsightly tan lines thanks to the tan line corrector from Tanee.

RIVERDALE, N.Y. — Consumers can now banish unsightly tan lines thanks to the tan line corrector from Tanee.

This marks the first time that a company has addressed the tan line as an aspect of sun care, the company stated. The product won the DSN/ECRM Best New Product award during the recent ECRM Sun Care event.

October 25, 2012

Coty's Sally Hansen brand has officially announced the November launch of its new Salon InstaGel Strips and Salon GelPolish, the latest entry into the growing at-home gel polish market.

NEW YORK — Coty's Sally Hansen brand has officially announced the November launch of its new Salon InstaGel Strips and Salon GelPolish, the latest entry into the growing at-home gel polish market.

The two new systems equip beauty mavens with everything they need to replicate a salon gel manicure at home at a fraction of the cost.

October 18, 2012

Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products from the U.K. that made its U.S. debut earlier this year at NACDS Marketplace, has officially announced its arrived in the United States.

BOSTON — Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products from the U.K. that made its U.S. debut earlier this year at NACDS Marketplace, has officially announced its arrived in the United States.

The brand’s launch in the United States is marked with the unveiling of 11 products and is supported by the launch of a new web site at www.somersets.com.
 

October 11, 2012

Hair accessories brand Goody is gearing up for the holidays with its Luxe line of hair accessories, which will feature new styles and designs for the holidays.

ATLANTA — Hair accessories brand Goody is gearing up for the holidays with its Luxe line of hair accessories, which will feature new styles and designs for the holidays.

The Luxe collection is comprised of four styles: Vine, Deco, Antique and Starburst.  They range from classic to modern and capture the crisp, sleek lines of art deco, the charm and romance of vintage jewels, the whimsy and light of the constellations and the flourishing expressions of vines and blooms.

The collection features the StayPut Hold technology to create a lasting hold.

October 9, 2012

Nail polish continues to be the rock star of the beauty world, and it shows no signs of slowing. A recent report by Packaged Facts, titled “The Nail Care Market in the U.S.,” addresses the robust growth of the nail care market and suggests “several intertwined factors are driving 
the market.”


Nail polish continues to be the rock star of the beauty world, and it shows no signs of slowing. A recent report by Packaged Facts, titled “The Nail Care Market in the U.S.,” addresses the robust growth of the nail care market and suggests “several intertwined factors are driving 
the market.”


October 8, 2012

Pacific World's at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail has announced the launch of SensatioNail French manicure gel polish in clear and sheer pink, and French manicure tips.

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Pacific World's at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail has announced the launch of SensatioNail French manicure gel polish in clear and sheer pink, and French manicure tips.

September 24, 2012

Dollar sales of nail care products in the mass market will reach $2 billion in 2016, according to "The Nail Care Market in the U.S.," a recent report from market research firm Packaged Facts.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Dollar sales of nail care products in the mass market will reach $2 billion in 2016, according to "The Nail Care Market in the U.S.," a recent report from market research firm Packaged Facts.

A continuous flow of innovative technologies and products designed to empower women to imitate nail salon effects simply and cost-effectively on their own has been a driving force in the growth of the nail care category, according to Packaged Facts publisher David Sprinkle.

September 18, 2012

The nail color segment continues to experience double-digit growth as beauty mavens go for daring colors and bold, creative nail art. The nail art craze is now hitting the at-home gel manicure systems.

NEW YORK — The nail color segment continues to experience double-digit growth as beauty mavens go for daring colors and bold, creative nail art. The nail art craze is now hitting the at-home gel manicure systems. Red Carpet Manicure has unveiled new limited-edition nail 
art kits. There are three kits available — Tips and Tricks, French Manicure and Gems and Jewels. Meanwhile, SensatioNail by Pacific World has developed the new SensatioNail Magnetic Gel Polish and the Glitter & Color Gel Polish duos.

September 12, 2012

After three years in development, HeadBlade is introducing its most innovative design since the original HeadBlade Classic in 1999. Enter the HeadBlade ATX All Terrain Razor.

NEW YORK — After three years in development, HeadBlade is introducing its most innovative design since the original HeadBlade Classic in 1999. Enter the HeadBlade ATX All Terrain Razor.

The new HeadBlade ATX All Terrain Razor is now available online and will hit retail stores in early 2013. The manufacturer's suggested retail price for ATX is $15 at headblade.com; the manufacturer's suggested retail price for HB4 Blade Refills is $11.97 at headblade.com.

August 22, 2012

Cleaning the face of makeup, dirt and other impurities in the morning and night is clearly an important part of a healthy skin care routine, and manufacturers continue to answer the call with products that promise to deliver even greater results.

Cleaning the face of makeup, dirt and other impurities in the morning and night is clearly an important part of a healthy skin care routine, and manufacturers continue to answer the call with products that promise to deliver even greater results.

According to the most recent 52-week data from Chicago-based market research firm SymphonyIRI Group, sales of facial cleansers rose nearly 6% to about $635 million.

Manufacturers continue to innovate in an effort to further grow sales and capture greater market share.

August 8, 2012

Nail brand Orly has announced the launch of Orly SmartGels, an at-home gel manicure system.

NEW YORK — Nail brand Orly has announced the launch of Orly SmartGels, an at-home gel manicure system.

Available in 12 shades, SmartGels are long-lasting, providing a chip-free, high-shine manicure for up to two weeks. The at-home system allows polish lovers to layer regular polish over SmartGels for an instant color change.

July 20, 2012

At-home gel manicure system Red Carpet Manicure has unveiled new limited-edition nail art kits, which hit Ulta Beauty stores this summer and will launch nationally in the fall.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — At-home gel manicure system Red Carpet Manicure has unveiled new limited-edition nail art kits, which hit Ulta Beauty stores this summer and will launch nationally in the fall.

There are three kits available — Tips and Tricks, French Manicure and Gems and Jewels — which provide beauty mavens with the necessary tools to get creative and customize their manicured nails. A QR code on the packaging directs consumers to Red Carpet Manicure’s video website for more information and helpful tips.

July 11, 2012

The at-home hair coloring market just got a little more competitive as Della Ricca Hair Color has announced that it now is offering clients an at-home hair coloring alternative to salon visits and store-bought hair color solutions.

HOUSTON — The at-home hair coloring market just got a little more competitive as Della Ricca Hair Color has announced that it now is offering clients an at-home hair coloring alternative to salon visits and store-bought hair color solutions.

Inspired to help people color their hair at home with confidence, Karen Anne Vinson, founder of Della Ricca Hair Color, is providing clients with an affordable professional-grade hair color that is custom blended to fit individual needs.