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January 23, 2014

After collaborating with dermatologists and barbers, Unilever has developed the Dove Men+Care Expert Shave range, which marks the brand's first advanced three-step shave experience.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — After collaborating with dermatologists and barbers, Unilever has developed the Dove Men+Care Expert Shave range, which marks the brand's first advanced three-step shave experience.

January 16, 2014

Unilever’s Dove Hair is celebrating the launch of its new Dove Advanced Hair Series collection with a three-day salon event at the film festival in Park City, Utah.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s Dove Hair is celebrating the launch of its new Dove Advanced Hair Series collection with a three-day salon event at the film festival in Park City, Utah.

January 16, 2014

SheaMoisture is expanding its portfolio with the new Tahitian Noni & Monoi hair straightening collection, which offers users the freedom to wear straight or curly hair styles.

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — SheaMoisture is expanding its portfolio with the new Tahitian Noni & Monoi hair straightening collection, which offers users the freedom to wear straight or curly hair styles.

The protein-based treatment products promise to smooth, soften and control frizz, leaving textured hair more manageable for up to four weeks.

January 9, 2014

Expect 2014 to be an interesting year for beauty as the category continues to see increased innovation, blurring of the lines and cross-pollination.

Expect 2014 to be an interesting year for beauty as the category continues to see increased innovation, blurring of the lines and cross-pollination.

(For the full category review, including sales data, click here.)

What does that mean? Perhaps research firm Mintel summed it up best by coining it a year of the “mixologiste.”

January 8, 2014

Hair care manufacturer Creme of Nature has announced that it is launching Straight from Eden, a new relaxer system that utilizes a straightening creme that is 100% derived from plants to make chemical straightening gentler on hair for better management with less dryness, damage and hair breakage.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Hair care manufacturer Creme of Nature has announced that it is launching Straight from Eden, a new relaxer system that utilizes a straightening creme that is 100% derived from plants to make chemical straightening gentler on hair for better management with less dryness, damage and hair breakage. The product will be in stores beginning this month.

December 26, 2013

Is natural the new norm in African-American hair care? It just might be.

Is natural the new norm in African-American hair care? It just might be.

(For the full category review, including sales data, click here.)

Within the ethnic hair care category, the natural style has taken hold and — judging by the ongoing sales declines in relaxers — it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

December 26, 2013

Following the BB cream craze in the face makeup category, these multitasking beauty balms are hitting the hair care aisle.

DENVER — Following the BB cream craze in the face makeup category, these multitasking beauty balms are hitting the hair care aisle.

One of the newer entrants is Mineral Fusion, which has four formulations of  beauty balms: Curl Care, Hair Repair, Vibrant Shine and Volumizing. The leave-in formula is infused with anti-aging botanicals and minerals to revitalize and strengthen hair follicles. The beauty balms are priced at $12.99 each.

December 26, 2013

Brock Beauty is helping women nourish hair from the inside out with its Hairfinity hair growth vitamin supplement.

SLIDELL, La. — Brock Beauty is helping women nourish hair from the inside out with its Hairfinity hair growth vitamin supplement.

Infused with such ingredients as vitamin D, B-12, an exclusive Capilsana Complex, niacin and biotin, Hairfinity promises to deliver faster growing, longer and stronger hair.

Recognizing the natural hair trend, Hairfinity held in September the Let Your Hair Down Expo!, New York City’s largest natural hair care event, which included a series of panels and workshops on natural hair techniques.

December 17, 2013

Wahl announced Cuts for a Cause, a new program that will support the growing number of organizations and individuals who engage in charitable head-shaving and facial hair growing.

STERLING, Ill. — Wahl, a manufacturer of men's grooming tools, announced Cuts for a Cause, a new program that will support the growing number of organizations and individuals who engage in charitable head-shaving and facial hair growing.

Cuts for a Cause aims to provide necessary tools and outreach for what is now a significant movement and one of the most popular fundraising activities of the past 10 years.

December 4, 2013

Hair care brand Salon Grafix has officially announced the launch of its new Play It Big!, a collection of hair products.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Hair care brand Salon Grafix has officially announced the launch of its new Play It Big!, a collection of hair products.

Launching in early 2014, the new collection aims to set a new standard for daily glamour. Each product is enriched with a keratin protein complex to help strengthen hair while providing volume and body. Play It Big! hair sprays have a micro-mist diffuser cap that provides a salon-like misting application.

November 27, 2013

As the glamour and glitz of the winter season approaches, women are looking for hair accessories to complement their apparel. Enter Karina Hair Accessories.

NEW YORK — As the glamour and glitz of the winter season approaches, women are looking for hair accessories to complement their apparel. Enter Karina Hair Accessories.

November 14, 2013

This new men’s grooming tool utilizes a hypoallergenic pad to dull sharp edges of facial hair that trimming and shaving leave behind.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Many women may think that facial stubble on her guy is sexy but that same stubble can also wreak havoc on her skin. Enter The Soft Goat.

This new men’s grooming tool utilizes a hypoallergenic pad to dull sharp edges of facial hair left behind by trimming and shaving. The result: Sexy stubble that is soft to the touch.

November 13, 2013

MopTop Hair Care has developed its first Curly Hair Custard, which is available in southern region Whole Foods and salons.

DALLAS — MopTop Hair Care has developed its first Curly Hair Custard, which is available in southern region Whole Foods and salons.

November 6, 2013

Braun, a member of the Procter & Gamble Beauty and Grooming family of brands, has introduced its latest shaving innovation, the CoolTec electric shaver.

CINCINNATI — Braun, a member of the Procter & Gamble Beauty and Grooming family of brands, has introduced its latest shaving innovation, the CoolTec electric shaver.

While most electric shavers allow heat to build up uncomfortably in the shaver head, CoolTec was engineered with an aluminium cooling bar that continuously removes heat from the shaver head. The shaver’s design elements ensure a noticeable reduction in the signs of dry shaving irritation, including burning, itching, redness, skin tension and warmth, the company stated.

October 2, 2013

Beauty.com, a division of DrugStore.com, is offering an exclusive series of bejeweled hair accessories from designers at Erickson Beamon to benefit GEMS, or Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, the online retailer announced.

BELLEVUE, Wash. and NEW YORK — Beauty.com, a division of DrugStore.com, is offering an exclusive series of bejeweled hair accessories from designers at Erickson Beamon to benefit GEMS, or Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, the online retailer announced.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from sales will go to this organization devoted to supporting victims of human trafficking. The four limited-edition designs are available while supplies last. 

September 18, 2013

Natural may just be the new normal in the African-American hair care market as sales of relaxers continue to decline, according to new research from Mintel.

CHICAGO — Natural may just be the new normal in the African-American hair care market as sales of relaxers continue to decline, according to new research from Mintel.

According to Mintel, relaxers account for just 21% of African-American hair care sales and the sector has declined 26% since 2008 and 15% since 2011 when sales reached $179 million — the only category not to see growth.

August 29, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has teamed up with Walmart and Seventeen magazine for the second annual National Donate Your Hair Day on Sept. 7.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has teamed up with Walmart and Seventeen magazine for the second annual National Donate Your Hair Day on Sept. 7.

The day of giving encourages people to cut and donate their healthy hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program to make real-hair wigs available at no cost to women who have lost their hair because of cancer treatments.

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 19, 2013

Natural hair care line NATU has announced that its entire line will be available in selected Whole Foods Market retail stores throughout the New England region — Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as of early September.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Natural hair care line NATU has announced that its entire line will be available in selected Whole Foods Market retail stores throughout the New England region — Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as of early September.

According to the manufacturer, what makes its formulas unique is that they are made with natural, plant-based ingredients that match up with the structural ingredients found in healthy hair.

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 8, 2013

GutZgray is encouraging consumers to embrace their graying locks with its new line of hair care products designed to invigorate gray hair.

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — GutZgray is encouraging consumers to embrace their graying locks with its new line of hair care products designed to invigorate gray hair.

Positioned as the first hair care line especially formulated for the texture of gray and colored gray hair, GutZgray is a unisex hair care line that utilizes the latest technology in non-embryonic stem cell research to enhance the look and feel of gray hair. Gray hair tends to be coarser than hair that retains natural color, and the line focuses on the texture — not color — of gray hair.

July 25, 2013

Viviscal, a dietary hair growth supplement brand, has announced the debut of its first national direct response television spot.

CHICAGO — Viviscal, a dietary hair growth supplement brand, has announced the debut of its first national direct response television spot.

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 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 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.