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August 28, 2013

Building on the international success of the Protect & Perfect and Protect & Perfect Intense Serums, No7 from Boots has introduced Lift & Luminate Day & Night Serum.

NEW YORK — Building on the international success of the Protect & Perfect and Protect & Perfect Intense Serums, No7 from Boots has introduced Lift & Luminate Day & Night Serum.

The two-step system targets the three main signs of aging — uneven skin tone, the appearance of lines and wrinkles and loss of skin firmness — and according to the company, is clinically proven to diminish the appearance of age spots. It will appear in stores in September.  

August 28, 2013

Natural beauty brand Mineral Fusion is ramping up its hair care portfolio with new packaging for its existing products, as well as new offerings.

NEW YORK — Natural beauty brand Mineral Fusion is ramping up its hair care portfolio with new packaging for its existing products, as well as new offerings.

August 28, 2013

The results of a large survey of patients with rheumatoid arthritis have been published, the company that conducted the survey said Wednesday.

PHILADELPHIA — The results of a large survey of patients with rheumatoid arthritis have been published, the company that conducted the survey said Wednesday.

August 26, 2013

A new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics indicates that it is safe for women to take the medications and vaccinations they need while breast-feeding.

NEW YORK — A new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics indicates that it is safe for women to take the medications and vaccinations they need while breast-feeding.

August 23, 2013

Looking to find the best facial hair in America, Wahl is kicking off its annual Wahl Man of the Year competition and is sending a 30-ft. mobile barbershop city to city.

STERLING, Ill. — Looking to find the best facial hair in America, Wahl is kicking off its annual Wahl Man of the Year competition and is sending a 30-ft. mobile barbershop city to city.

"For many guys, facial hair is much more than a trend—it's a badge of honor," stated Steve Yde, marketing director for Wahl. "That's why the Wahl Man of the Year contest exists. It's about recognizing and honoring those who not only wear facial hair, but do it with pride."

August 8, 2013

Judging by the continued double-digit sales growth and the new products still flooding the market, the nail color segment continues to shine.

Women still love their nail polish!

Judging by the continued double-digit sales growth and the new products still flooding the market, the nail color segment continues to shine.

August 8, 2013

Lips are still getting a lot of attention as the bold lip continues to a make a big statement and beauty mavens indulge in the small luxury of lipstick.

Lips are still getting a lot of attention as the bold lip continues to a make a big statement and beauty mavens indulge in the small luxury of lipstick. IRI reported that within U.S. multi-outlet locations, sales of lipstick rose nearly 12% for the 12 weeks ended June 16. During that same period, sales of lip gloss slipped 3.8%, and sales of lip treatments dropped 27%.

Beauty manufacturers are responding by developing lip color that promises to deliver not only intense color, but also more moisture and longer wear.

August 8, 2013

The anti-aging category has become quite saturated — not to mention confusing for many shoppers — but it is expected to enjoy growth going forward as the economy continues to improve and aging consumers continue to seek magic in a bottle.

The anti-aging category has become quite saturated — not to mention confusing for many shoppers — but it is expected to enjoy growth going forward as the economy continues to improve and aging consumers continue to seek magic in a bottle.

August 8, 2013

The big news in incontinence is Oxytrol, which doesn't reach store shelves until September. It's a switched product coming from Merck Consumer Care that brings an entirely new indication to the over-the-counter space — overactive bladder in women.

The big news in incontinence is Oxytrol, which doesn't reach store shelves until September. It's a switched product coming from Merck Consumer Care that brings an entirely new indication to the over-the-counter space — overactive bladder in women.

Some analysts are hesitant to suggest a new OTC category will translate into blockbuster-style sales. However, overactive bladder is a lot like smoking cessation or weight loss in the sense that women don't necessarily discuss these symptoms with their doctors, according to the National Association for Continence.

August 8, 2013

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals announced the submission of a new drug application to the Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for the marketing and sale of Zerenex (ferric citrate coordination complex), the company's drug candidate for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

NEW YORK — Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the submission of a new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for the marketing and sale of Zerenex (ferric citrate coordination complex), the company's drug candidate for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

August 8, 2013

Healthy Hair Journey Enterprises has introduced the Hydratherma Naturals Healthy Hair Care Collection, a line of natural-based products developed to improve, enhance and maintain healthy hair.

ATLANTA — Healthy Hair Journey Enterprises has introduced the Hydratherma Naturals Healthy Hair Care Collection, a line of natural-based products developed to improve, enhance and maintain healthy hair.

August 5, 2013

Softlips lip balm announced the company will offer an innovative twist on lip hydration with the brand's latest portfolio addition.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Softlips lip balm announced today the company will offer an innovative twist on lip hydration with the brand's latest portfolio addition. New Softlips Intense Moisture, a cutting-edge lip balm that saturates lips with moisture while breath freshening technology adds a minty flavor.

The Intense Moisture lip balm line will debut in cough and cold aisles in major retailer locations nationwide September 2013.

July 30, 2013

Carma Laboratories on Tuesday launched Carmex Moisture Plus limited-edition designs, a slim-stick lip balm line that presents a fashion-forward exterior.

MILWAUKEE — Carma Laboratories on Tuesday launched Carmex Moisture Plus limited-edition designs, a slim-stick lip balm line that presents a fashion-forward exterior. The line features limited-edition designs and named personalities to match, including Chic in houndstooth, Fab in a groovy retro look, Adventurous in a leopard print and Whimsical in an art deco design. 

The brand is asking consumers, “Which personality are you?”

July 30, 2013

Pro-Lab on Monday extended its line of self-care test kits to include the new Allergen Test Kit.

WESTON, Fla. — Pro-Lab on Monday extended its line of self-care test kits to include the new Allergen Test Kit. 

"Allergies are becoming more prevalent, with millions of Americans suffering year-round because of allergens trapped within their homes," stated Jamie McDonnell, Pro-Lab CEO. "We created the Allergen Test Kit to give Americans the resource they need to identify the source of their ailments." 

July 30, 2013

Breast-feeding longer is associated with better receptive language at 3 years of age and verbal and nonverbal intelligence at age 7 years, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics Monday.

CHICAGO — Breast-feeding longer is associated with better receptive language at 3 years of age and verbal and nonverbal intelligence at age 7 years, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics Monday. 

July 19, 2013

Beauty brand Ardell — a maker of faux eyelashes, brow cosmetics and accessories — is enhancing its collection of false lashes with a string of new launches slated for spring 2014.

NEW YORK — Beauty brand Ardell — a maker of faux eyelashes, brow cosmetics and accessories — is enhancing its collection of false lashes with a string of new launches slated for spring 2014.

The new lashes include:

Double Individual Lashes: Individual lashes are now twice as thick, featuring 20 strands per lash. They are available in three lengths — short, medium and long.

July 16, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is supporting a summer camp for children with chronic kidney disease, the company said Tuesday.

FLINT, Mich. – Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is supporting a summer camp for children with chronic kidney disease, the company said Tuesday.

Diplomat said it would support the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan's 27th consecutive Kid's Camp in Fenton, Mich., which started Sunday and lasts through Friday.

July 12, 2013

As the U.S. population becomes increasingly diverse, meeting the beauty needs of ethnic shoppers continues to become increasingly vital and, as evidenced by the influx of new products, manufacturers are taking note and heeding the call.

As the U.S. population becomes increasingly diverse, meeting the beauty needs of ethnic shoppers continues to become increasingly vital and, as evidenced by the influx of new products, manufacturers are taking note and heeding the call.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in the year ended July 31, 2011, African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities accounted for 50.4% of all births. This was up from 49.5% from the 2010 Census taken April 1, 2010.

July 12, 2013

Looking to further innovate the at-home gel manicure market, Red Carpet Manicure has developed the first at-home light-activated nail treatments.

NEW YORK — Looking to further innovate the at-home gel manicure market, Red Carpet Manicure has developed the first at-home light-activated nail treatments.

July 8, 2013

Reporting their results July 8 in Cancer Cell, researchers say their successful laboratory tests in human MDS cells and mouse models of MDS provide a molecular target for designing new drugs to battle a syndrome with few effective treatments.

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center announced today that scientists have successfully targeted a malfunctioning immune system enzyme to kill diseased cells from patients with myelodysplastic syndrome — a blood disorder and precursor to leukemia.

Reporting their results July 8 in Cancer Cell, researchers say their successful laboratory tests in human MDS cells and mouse models of MDS provide a molecular target for designing new drugs to battle a syndrome with few effective treatments.

July 3, 2013

Drug maker Impax Labs is hoping to become the first to market a generic version of a drug used to treat incontinence and overactive bladder, the company said Wednesday.

HAYWARD, Calif. — Drug maker Impax Labs is hoping to become the first to market a generic version of a drug used to treat incontinence and overactive bladder, the company said Wednesday.

July 2, 2013

GutZgray has developed a new line of hair products to care for gray hair or colored gray hair.

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — GutZgray has developed a new line of hair products to care for gray hair or colored gray hair. 

The manufacturer will be highlighting the new product at the Cosmoprof North America Conference in July in Las Vegas. Company representatives will be located in Booth D11042.

These gray hair products are designed specifically to nurture and invigorate gray hair, which tends to be coarser than hair that retains natural color.

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what's being called the first therapy of its kind to prevent bleeding episodes.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved what's being called the first therapy of its kind to prevent bleeding episodes.

The FDA announced Thursday the approval of Westlake Village, Calif.-based Baxter Healthcare Corp.'s Rixubis (coagulation factor IX [recombinant]) for patients with hemophilia B age 16 years and older. The treatment is used for controlling and preventing bleeding episodes, management of patients after surgery and routine use to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes.

June 25, 2013

Canadian regulators have approved a drug for treating a condition that affects up to three-quarters of women and causes excessive bleeding from the uterus.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Canadian regulators have approved a drug for treating a condition that affects up to three-quarters of women and causes excessive bleeding from the uterus.

June 11, 2013

Procter & Gamble hosted its third ponytail donation event this week in support of the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble hosted its third ponytail donation event this week in support of the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program. P&G employees, their family and friends and the local community gathered in the Tower Gardens at the P&G general offices to donate more than 400 ponytails to benefit the cause, which creates free real-hair wigs for women undergoing cancer treatments.