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July 12, 2013

LashDip, a semi-permanent lash enhancement line that uses gel-based coating to make lashes lusher, has launched its first retail line.

LAS VEGAS — LashDip, a semi-permanent lash enhancement line that uses gel-based coating to make lashes lusher, has launched its first retail line.

It is not a lash extension or a strip; rather it is a weightless, gel-based coating that delivers all the perks of mascara but lasts for weeks.

June 26, 2013

Coty has announced that, effective July 1, Stephen Mormoris will be appointed SVP global marketing American fragrances for Coty Prestige. In addition, Johanna Businelli has been promoted to the newly created role of SVP color cosmetics for Coty Beauty.

NEW YORK —  Coty has announced that, effective July 1, Stephen Mormoris will be appointed SVP global marketing American fragrances for Coty Prestige. In addition, Johanna Businelli has been promoted to the newly created role of SVP color cosmetics for Coty Beauty.

June 21, 2013

ModiFace has announced the availability of an enhanced virtual makeover application for beauty brands that features advanced makeup and skin care visualization, foundation matching and beauty adviser technology to aid consumers in updating their makeup routines.

NEW YORK — ModiFace has announced the availability of an enhanced virtual makeover application for beauty brands that features advanced makeup and skin care visualization, foundation matching and beauty adviser technology to aid consumers in updating their makeup routines.

The white-labeled HTML web application for desktop and mobile platforms can be customized for any beauty brand and calibrated with their product portfolio to provide a personalized sales and marketing channel that complements the cosmetics counter.

June 20, 2013

Looking to tap into the CC cream craze, Revlon’s Almay brand has created the new Almay Smart Shade CC Cream Complexion Corrector, a multi-benefit formula designed to instantly diminish the appearance of imperfections, pores, dull skin tone, fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration.

NEW YORK — Looking to tap into the CC cream craze, Revlon’s Almay brand has created the new Almay Smart Shade CC Cream Complexion Corrector, a multi-benefit formula designed to instantly diminish the appearance of imperfections, pores, dull skin tone, fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration.

June 19, 2013

Prestige cosmetics and skin care brand Pari Beauty has opened its first-ever storefront location in an Ontario mall as part of its expansion strategy, the company has announced.

TORONTO — Prestige cosmetics and skin care brand Pari Beauty has opened its first-ever storefront location in an Ontario mall as part of its expansion strategy, the company has announced.

Located in Scarborough Town Centre in Ontario, the store marks the third of three recent openings that include two mall boutique kiosks in Oakville Place and Vaughan Mills showcasing its line of products.

June 19, 2013

Estée Lauder Cos., whose brands include Aveda, Bumble and bumble and American Beauty, has appointed former Heineken N.V. and PepsiCo executive Michael O’Hare to serve as its EVP global human resources.

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder Cos., whose brands include Aveda, Bumble and bumble and American Beauty, has appointed former Heineken N.V. and PepsiCo executive Michael O’Hare to serve as its EVP global human resources.
 
O’Hare will report jointly to William P. Lauder, executive chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO. He assumes his new position on Sept. 30.

June 17, 2013

Sales of U.S. prestige men’s fragrances are on the rise, according to recent research by global information company The NPD Group.

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Sales of U.S. prestige men’s fragrances are on the rise, according to recent research by global information company The NPD Group.

Sales of U.S. prestige men’s fragrance increased 6% to $953 million, from May 2012 to April 2013, compared with the same time period last year, according to The NPD Group’s U.S. fragrance industry.

June 14, 2013

The superstars of the fragrance industry were honored last week at The Fragrance Foundation Awards event held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City.

NEW YORK — The superstars of the fragrance industry were honored this week at The Fragrance Foundation Awards event held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City.

Comedian and Emmy Award Winner Dana Carvey hosted the event supported by presenters from fashion, fragrance and entertainment arenas.

June 10, 2013

Cutex has announced the availability of its Advanced Revival formula at Five Below retail stores across the United States.

ST. LOUIS — Cutex has announced the availability of its Advanced Revival formula at Five Below retail stores across the United States.

As the retail store’s name suggests, Five Below is offering select Cutex products for less than $5. Nail polish remover products include the Advanced Revival One-Step Remover Pads, Advanced Revival Liquid Nail Polish Remover, the Cutex Corrector Pen and Cutex Regular Instant Nail Polish Remover Jar.

June 10, 2013

The Master of Professional Studies degree program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City recently showcased its final projects at the annual FIT Capstone presentation. This year’s presentation focused on “Beauty in a Digital World.”

Beauty is helping to redefine the customer experience of shopping a drug store and is helping retailers set themselves apart from rivals in a very competitive environment.

The Master of Professional Studies degree program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City recently showcased its final projects at the annual FIT Capstone presentation. This year’s presentation focused on “Beauty in a Digital World.”

May 30, 2013

For that ultimate flawless finish, women have discovered the beauty of such products as primers, perfecting bases or setting mists — products that even skin tone, disguise fine lines and wrinkles, improve makeup wear-ability and prevent color from running or fading. In other words, they are those little magic tricks in a bottle.

For that ultimate flawless finish, women have discovered the beauty of such products as primers, perfecting bases or setting mists — products that even skin tone, disguise fine lines and wrinkles, improve makeup wear-ability and prevent color from running or fading. In other words, they are those little magic tricks in a bottle.

May 30, 2013

It comes as little surprise that nail color continues to be hot — red hot — as beauty mavens enjoy the self-expression, experimentation and affordability provided by at-home nail color innovation.

It comes as little surprise that nail color continues to be hot — red hot — as beauty mavens enjoy the self-expression, experimentation and affordability provided by at-home nail color innovation.

"The appeal and power of the nail category is both the permission to play and the accessibility in price," stated Karen Grant, VP and global industry analyst for The NPD Group. "Even for those on a tight budget, nail products offer a relatively guilt-free treat, with the power to change their options."

May 30, 2013

Beauty trends are as much a reflection of the consumer's state of mind as they are a reflection of the technological innovations put forth by research-and-development teams at laboratories around the world. While consumers are not able to verbalize their expectations for the ideal product that will fulfill their needs, they are able to pinpoint gaps with their unmet needs through their purchasing patterns.

GUEST COLUMN BY DANIELA CIOCAN

Beauty trends are as much a reflection of the consumer's state of mind as they are a reflection of the technological innovations put forth by research-and-development teams at laboratories around the world. While consumers are not able to verbalize their expectations for the ideal product that will fulfill their needs, they are able to pinpoint gaps with their unmet needs through their purchasing patterns. These shopping patterns allow marketing teams and product developers to gauge consumer readiness for the next innovation.

May 30, 2013

Is the personal care market ripe for acquisitions? Global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. thinks so.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Is the personal care market ripe for acquisitions? Global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. thinks so.

May 30, 2013

Oh, how the eyes still have it — eyelashes to be precise. Sales of false lashes continue to enjoy double-digit growth, as evidenced by the most recent data provided by IRI. Sales of false eyelashes and adhesives rose 11.4% to about $84.8 million for the 52 weeks ended April 21 at total U.S. multi-outlets.

Oh, how the eyes still have it — eyelashes to be precise. Sales of false lashes continue to enjoy double-digit growth, as evidenced by the most recent data provided by IRI. Sales of false eyelashes and adhesives rose 11.4% to about $84.8 million for the 52 weeks ended April 21 at total U.S. multi-outlets.

May 30, 2013

Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.

Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.

May 29, 2013

NYX Cosmetics, the professional makeup line known for offering a full assortment of "affordable luxury" makeup products, announced the appointment of Cristina Bartolucci as chief creative director.

LOS ANGELES — Today, NYX Cosmetics, the professional makeup line known for offering a full assortment of "affordable luxury" makeup products, announced the appointment of Cristina Bartolucci as chief creative director.

May 28, 2013

Following the launch of Values Inside Out, Sephora's charitable platform has presented the first limited-edition cosmetic collection to benefit its nonprofit partners.

SAN FRANCISCO — Following the launch of Values Inside Out, Sephora's charitable platform has presented the first limited-edition cosmetic collection to benefit its nonprofit partners. 

May 22, 2013

Red Carpet Manicure, which manufactures an at-home LED gel manicure system, has officially unveiled its new nail, cuticle and hand treatments.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Red Carpet Manicure, which manufactures an at-home LED gel manicure system, has officially unveiled its new nail, cuticle and hand treatments.

At a press event in New York City on Wednesday, the company highlighted the five-item collection, which is the first of its kind, DIY light-activated gel nail treatment to help nails become stronger and longer. The treatments are priced at $14.99 each.

May 20, 2013

Pharmaclay Delivery Systems has announced that it will introduce Clayspray, a line of clay-based beauty products targeting the face and body, to the U.S. market this summer.

NEW YORK — Pharmaclay Delivery Systems has announced that it will introduce Clayspray, a line of clay-based beauty products targeting the face and body, to the U.S. market this summer.  

The collection will launch at three international beauty events: Premiere Orlando on June 1 to 3 in Orlando; The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference on June 22 to 24 in Las Vegas; and Cosmoprof North America on July 14 to 16 in Las Vegas.


May 15, 2013

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation named the first set of awards of the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program at the Spring Operations Conference of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools, BCL’s parent body.

LAS VEGAS — The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation named the first set of awards of the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program at the Spring Operations Conference of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools, BCL’s parent body.

May 8, 2013

MBA Beauty is looking to shake up the nail care segment with the rollout of its new tweets :), Waterworks and Dr Marvey lines.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — MBA Beauty is looking to shake up the nail care segment with the rollout of its new tweets :), Waterworks and Dr Marvey lines.

Looking to target the tween/teen market, the beauty brand has developed tweets :) nail color, which is a water-based, two-coat, full coverage nail color for the mass market. The collection is comprised of nearly 50 shades priced at $2.99 each.

May 2, 2013

A recently released reported that analyzed and measured the level of metals in 32 lip products does not provide any “new meaningful information” and the traces of metals found were not “unexpected given their natural presence in air, soil and water,” according to a statement issued Thursday by the Personal Care Products Council.

WASHINGTON — A recently released report that analyzed and measured the level of metals in 32 lip products does not provide any “new meaningful information” and the traces of metals found were not “unexpected given their natural presence in air, soil and water,” according to a statement issued Thursday by the Personal Care Products Council.

April 25, 2013

Beauty brand Revlon posted a net loss during the first quarter, including charges, as net sales rose 2.1%, excluding the unfavorable impact of foreign currency fluctuations.

NEW YORK — Beauty brand Revlon posted a net loss during the first quarter, including charges, as net sales rose 2.1%, excluding the unfavorable impact of foreign currency fluctuations.

April 24, 2013

The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to recently published the Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to the recently published Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.