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October 3, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s hair care brand Pantene has announced that Canadian actress, philanthropist and star Lisa Ray is the new Pantene Beautiful Lengths ambassador in Canada; who will encourage Canadians to grow and share their hair for cancer.

TORONTO — Procter & Gamble’s hair care brand Pantene has announced that Canadian actress, philanthropist and star Lisa Ray is the new Pantene Beautiful Lengths ambassador in Canada; who will encourage Canadians to grow and share their hair for cancer.

Since 2008, Pantene Beautiful Lengths has inspired Canadians to grow, cut and donate their healthy-looking hair to provide real-hair wigs for women who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments — at no cost.

October 2, 2012

Procter & Gamble has introduced its Pantene Expert Collection, which addresses the needs of both aging hair and extreme hair damage.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has introduced its Pantene Expert Collection, which addresses the needs of both aging hair and extreme hair damage.

October 1, 2012

Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

CRANSTON, R.I. — Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

September 18, 2012

Sales of hair spray experienced a slight lift during the 12 weeks ended July 8, according to SymphonyIRI Group, as beauty mavens continued to turn to styling products to achieve a desired look and lock it in place.


Sales of hair spray experienced a slight lift during the 12 weeks ended July 8, according to SymphonyIRI Group, as beauty mavens continued to turn to styling products to achieve a desired look and lock it in place.


September 18, 2012

The hair care segment has lost some of its luster. However, manufacturers of ethnic hair care products have been working feverishly to bring greater innovation to 
the market. 


The hair care segment has lost some of its luster. However, manufacturers of ethnic hair care products have been working feverishly to bring greater innovation to 
the market. 


According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of hair styling gel/mousse slipped about 1.5% during the 12 weeks ended July 8 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart). During the same period, sales of women’s hair coloring dropped 4.6%, and hair relaxer kits were 
down 12.5%. The double-digit drop in hair relaxer kits comes as little surprise as many ethnic beauty shoppers are choosing to 
go natural.


August 17, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has developed a new smoothing revolution with its Dark and Lovely 6 Week Anti-Reversion cream serum.

NEW YORK — Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has developed a new smoothing revolution with its Dark and Lovely 6 Week Anti-Reversion cream serum. The serum is positioned as the first styling product formulated to address the needs of relaxer consumers who want to maintain the straight and silky look of just-relaxed hair in between relaxing. It features humidity block technology to help keep hair smooth up to six weeks in between relaxing. The product began hitting stores in July and has a suggested retail price of $8.99.

July 18, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford, who brought his line of products to the United States in May, is introducing two additions to the 19-product list at Ulta Beauty.

NEW YORK — British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford, who brought his line of products to the United States in May, is introducing two additions to the 19-product list at Ulta Beauty.

The Lee Stafford original dry shampoo and ArganOil from Morocco deep nourishing treatment will both be available at Ulta locations nationwide and at Ulta.com.

July 18, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has introduced its next major breakthrough in styling — the Dark and Lovely 6 Week Anti-Reversion cream serum.

NEW YORK — Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has introduced its next major breakthrough in styling — the Dark and Lovely 6 Week Anti-Reversion cream serum.

According to SoftSheen-Carson, this marks the first styling product formulated to address the needs of relaxer consumers who desire to maintain the straight, smooth and silky look of just relaxed hair in between relaxing.

July 5, 2012

Young actress and model Holly Harrell has joined Little Royal's Hair Care's list of celebrity ambassadors.

LOS ANGELES — Young actress and model Holly Harrell has joined Little Royal's Hair Care's list of celebrity ambassadors.

The curly-haired performer will appear in the brand's newest campaign supporting the Little Royal's Hair Care collection beginning in August. She will appear in all elements of the brand's holistic marketing campaign, including TV and print advertising, in-store displays, iMedia and public relations outreach.

June 21, 2012

Whether women are sporting poker-straight hair, rocking sexy beach waves or perfecting soft, elegant curls, it typically requires several styling products to achieve the look and lock it in place.

Whether women are sporting poker-straight hair, rocking sexy beach waves or perfecting soft, elegant curls, it typically requires several styling products to achieve the look and lock it in place. These trendy looks are spelling a bump up in sales in the mass market and an onslaught of new products on shelves.


Sales of hair spray/spritz at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) rose more than 1% to about $422 million during the 52 weeks ended April 15, according to SymphonyIRI Group. During the same period, sales of gel/mousse climbed nearly 2% to about $649 million.


June 20, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has relaunched its hair color line to include the enriching, shine-enhancing effects of argan oil from Morocco and strengthening microsphere technology.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has relaunched its hair color line to include the enriching, shine-enhancing effects of argan oil from Morocco and strengthening microsphere technology. 

The system includes both the Creme of Nature Argan Oil Intensive Conditioning Treatment, which softens and seals in moisture, and the Creme of Nature Argan Oil Treatment to lock in shine. 

June 20, 2012

Hair care brand Curls, which is geared toward the multicultural and ethnic market, has announced the launch of its new cocktail line of hair care products, each formulated to address a different issue that those with naturally curly hair may experience.

LOS ANGELES — Hair care brand Curls, which is geared toward the multicultural and ethnic market, has announced the launch of its new cocktail line of hair care products, each formulated to address a different issue that those with naturally curly hair may experience.

June 20, 2012

Lifes2good, developer of the hair loss supplement Viviscal, has announced the launch of its newest product: Viviscal Hair Repair.

CHICAGO — Lifes2good, developer of the hair loss supplement Viviscal, has announced the launch of its newest product: Viviscal Hair Repair.

The new tablets specifically target women with hair damaged from heat treatments, chemical treatments, coloring, extensions, poor diet, pollution and stress. Hair Repair features a new formulation that is designed to target damaged and over-styled tresses, repairing from within and restoring health and strength.

June 6, 2012

Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

May 23, 2012

Monkey Sea Monkey Doo, a maker of all-natural hypoallergenic skin and hair care products, has announced the release of a new line for babies and children.

IRVINE, Calif. — Monkey Sea Monkey Doo, a maker of all-natural hypoallergenic skin and hair care products, has announced the release of a new line for babies and children.

Monkey Sea Monkey Doo’s body care products are hypoallergenic and do not contain gluten, soy, dairy or oats. The formulas are infused with such ingredients as jojoba oil, olive oil and aloe leaf extract.

May 17, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford has brought his line of hair care products to the United States.

NEW YORK — British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford has brought his line of hair care products to the United States. The collection, which is housed in signature bright pink packaging, now is available at Duane Reade locations throughout New York City and at Ulta locations nationwide.

May 16, 2012

Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May. Already found in more than 40 markets around the world, Clear is Unilever’s fastest-growing hair brand, the company stated. Now formulated for the North American consumer, the Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy collection includes customized product ranges for women, men and African-American women.

May 16, 2012

Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties. The polymer sets hair style and also helps seal in hair color pigments, allowing hair to retain up to 75% more color through repeated shampooing, the company stated. Finesse Color Lock products have a suggested retail price of $3.99. The line includes a Color Lock mousse and hair spray.


May 9, 2012

Unilever has tapped model, producer, television host and designer Heidi Klum to help launch its new Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy line of nourishing shampoos and conditioners. Klum will star in the 360-brand campaign including TV, print and digital, beginning in May.

NEW YORK — Unilever has tapped model, producer, television host and designer Heidi Klum to help launch its new Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy line of nourishing shampoos and conditioners. Klum will star in the 360-brand campaign including TV, print and digital, beginning in May.

April 25, 2012

Hair care brand Curls has announced the addition of Cashmere Curl Jelly to its product line.

LOS ANGELES — Hair care brand Curls has announced the addition of Cashmere Curl Jelly to its product line.

Cashmere Curl Jelly is designed to provide slip, curl definition, sheen and reparative properties to hair. Cashmere Curl Jelly is formulated with cashmere extract, organic aloe leaf juice and coconut water. Like all Curls products, the Cashmere Curl Jelly also repairs damaged tresses. Thicker than the sister product Cashmere Curls, Cashmere Curl Jelly is ideal for thicker, tighter curl textures, the company stated.

April 18, 2012

Desert Essence is expanding its Coconut Hair Care line with the launch of new styling products designed to help meet the styling needs of hair, from smoothing to defining curls and heat protection.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Desert Essence is expanding its Coconut Hair Care line with the launch of new styling products designed to help meet the styling needs of hair, from smoothing to defining curls and heat protection.

All three products are 100% vegan and free of silicones, wheat and gluten.

April 18, 2012

Celebrity Ellen DeGeneres has partnered with TLK Fusion in featuring Curls, the hair care line geared toward curly hair, in all the greenrooms of her daily talk variety show.

LOS ANGELES — Celebrity Ellen DeGeneres has partnered with TLK Fusion in featuring Curls, the hair care line geared toward curly hair, in all the greenrooms of her daily talk variety show.

"I am thrilled to have Curls featured in the greenrooms and placed for celebrity use on the Ellen DeGeneres show. I am a huge fan of Ellen's,” stated Mahisha Dellinger, founder of Curls.

As previously reported by Drug Store News, the brand recently acquired the Kynx Hair Care collection.

April 13, 2012

A recent study by market research company NPD Group found that most men are using some sort of grooming product today, such as shave, hair care and fragrance; however, only 25% of men are currently using facial skin care products.

A recent study by market research company NPD Group found that most men are using some sort of grooming product today, such as shave, hair care and fragrance; however, only 25% of men are currently using facial skin care products. The findings suggest that the market is poised for growth, but noted that the challenge is getting him involved and engaged. 


The challenges have not gone unnoticed by FaceLube, a new men’s grooming and skin care line that is taking a unique approach to engaging him.


April 11, 2012

Curls hair care founder Mahisha Dellinger celebrated a decade of curl power with a star-studded blowout bash at the Rolling Stone Lounge in Hollywood, during which she announced the acquisition of the Kynx hair care collection.

LOS ANGELES — Curls hair care founder Mahisha Dellinger celebrated a decade of curl power with a star-studded blowout bash at the Rolling Stone Lounge in Hollywood, during which she announced the acquisition of the Kynx hair care collection.

April 11, 2012

Ladibugs on Tuesday announced the launch of its Ladibugs Hair Care — a chemical-free head lice product line — through more than 1,000 Great Clips locations.

MINNEAPOLIS — Ladibugs on Tuesday announced the launch of its Ladibugs Hair Care — a chemical-free head lice product line — through more than 1,000 Great Clips locations.