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February 15, 2012

Goody has announced the creation of its new ThickFix line of hair accessories for women with full, voluminous hair.

ATLANTA — Goody has announced the creation of its new ThickFix line of hair accessories for women with full, voluminous hair.

This line features a variety of clips in different colors and sizes to allow women with heavier hair to style and experiment easily with different hair trends. According to Goody, studies showed that 67% of women with thick hair use hair accessories daily and 80% of women wear claw clips at least two to three times per week.

February 15, 2012

Global cosmetic, skin care, fragrance and spa company Borghese has partnered with Primary One Brands, which provides salon-branded products to all classes of trade, to launch a new line of hair care products by Borghese.

NEW YORK — Global cosmetic, skin care, fragrance and spa company Borghese has partnered with Primary One Brands, which provides salon-branded products to all classes of trade, to launch a new line of hair care products by Borghese.

February 7, 2012

M&M Products' Sofn’free hair care brand has developed the new Nothing But line for textured hair, which is free of phthalates and five ingredients common in hair care.

ATLANTA — M&M Products' Sofn’free hair care brand has developed the new Nothing But line for textured hair, which is free of phthalates and five ingredients common in hair care.

The line — which is designed to appeal to “naturalistas, fashionistas and recessionistas” — is free of petrolatum, mineral oil, sulfates, parabens, colorants and phthalates. The formula also is free of drying alcohols and animal proteins. 

January 26, 2012

CARA B Natural Products, a maker of ethnic personal care products, has just launched its collection of all-natural skin and hair care products formulated especially for ethnic babies and children in Target stores across the country.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CARA B Natural Products, a maker of ethnic personal care products, has just launched its collection of all-natural skin and hair care products formulated especially for ethnic babies and children in Target stores across the country.

January 24, 2012

Jane Carter Solution has announced the newest addition to its line of all-natural hair care products — the Natural & Curly Hair Essentials kit.

NEW YORK — Jane Carter Solution has announced the newest addition to its line of all-natural hair care products — the Natural & Curly Hair Essentials kit.

The Jane Carter Solution Natural & Curly Hair Essentials kit is available at Target and Rite Aid. It retails for $19.95 (a $30 value) and contains the line’s six essentials:

January 20, 2012

Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line. The Denise Richards Volume Extend hair care line consists of shampoo, conditioner and three styling aids. The line is launching in late January.


January 19, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s has introduced its new Curl Care by Dr. Miracle’s, its first-ever specialty collection designed specifically to treat and maintain kinky, curly and wavy hair.

NEW YORK — Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s has introduced its new Curl Care by Dr. Miracle’s, its first-ever specialty collection designed specifically to treat and maintain kinky, curly and wavy hair.

A new trend is in the air: Texture is taking over. With more than 50% of African-American women no longer chemically relaxing their hair, and the multicultural community embracing their curly hair textures, the need for treatment and styling products designed to preserve and enhance one’s natural hair is at an all-time high.

January 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has teamed up with three entertainment icons to unveil a styling tool for men with facial hair: Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.

BOSTON — Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has teamed up with three entertainment icons to unveil a styling tool for men with facial hair: Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.

Musician and fashion designer André "André 3000" Benjamin, actor Gael García Bernal and Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody will serve as brand ambassadors. All three men will appear in an integrated marketing campaign, including television and print advertising, digital media and public relations, beginning in February.

January 11, 2012

Hair care company Salon Grafix has announced the release of its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Hair care company Salon Grafix has announced the release of its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line.

Ordinary shampoos can contain harsh detergents, chemicals and lathering agents that strip color and contribute to dryness and hair damage. Healthy Hair Nutrition is designed to maintain hair health and color while removing dirt and product buildup, leaving natural shine. Two new products from this line will be hitting shelves in February 2012.

January 6, 2012

Sandoz has launched a shampoo used to treat severe scalp psoriasis, the generic drug maker said.

PRINCETON, N.J. — Sandoz has launched a shampoo used to treat severe scalp psoriasis, the generic drug maker said.

Sandoz announced the introduction of clobetasol propionate shampoo in the 0.05% strength, an authorized generic version of Galderma Labs' Clobex. An authorized generic drug is a branded drug sold under its generic name, usually by a third-party company at a reduced price.

Various versions of the shampoo had sales of about $54.9 million during the 12-month period ended in October 2011, according to IMS Health.

 

January 4, 2012

Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.

NEW YORK — Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.

“I’ve been hard at work on this project for the past few months and I am so excited to share it with you,” Richards wrote on her blog. “I teamed up with hairstyling guru Cristophe to create The Denise Richards Volume Extend hair care line, which strengthens and protects hair from the damage continuous styling can cause, boosting the hair’s health and volume.”


January 4, 2012

Goody is launching for 2012 its first-ever heat styling products that are slated to hit Target and Walmart shelves in March.

ATLANTA — Goody is launching for 2012 its first-ever heat styling products that are slated to hit Target and Walmart shelves in March.

The new collection is comprised of the Goody Heat Flash Dry blow dryer, Smart Temp blow dryer and Wave Creator styling iron.

January 3, 2012

Whether it’s creating beachy waves, sexy curls or modern ponytails, women aren’t shying away from styling their best fashion accessory: hair. 


Whether it’s creating beachy waves, sexy curls or modern ponytails, women aren’t shying away from styling their best fashion accessory: hair. 


Sales of styling products are on the upswing, according to the data provided by SymphonyIRI. The market research firm reported that for the 52 weeks ended Nov. 27 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), sales of hair spray/spritz rose just shy of 1% to about $418.8 million, while sales of hair-styling gel/mousse rose 1.8% to about $642.7 million.


December 14, 2011

Hey Dude Skin Care has introduced a new series of men’s skin care and grooming products that was designed to serve the needs of today’s modern “dude."

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Hey Dude Skin Care has introduced a new series of men’s skin care and grooming products that was designed to serve the needs of today’s modern “dude."

By replacing its past series of branded products with a simple, step-by-step system of products comprising a system it calls “Dudification,” Hey Dude Skin Care addresses all of the major grooming needs of guys: exfoliation, shaving, post-shave treatment, moisturizing and sun protection.

December 5, 2011

Recent research indicates that there is a growing natural hair trend among African-American women in the United States, with a shift from relaxed to natural becoming so common that it has sparked growth of those hair care products that help hair “transition.”


Recent research indicates that there is a growing natural hair trend among African-American women in the United States, with a shift from relaxed to natural becoming so common that it has sparked growth of those hair care products that help hair “transition.”


The trend is evident in looking at sales of hair relaxer kits at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart). According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of hair relaxer kits slipped more than 7% for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 30.


December 2, 2011

Unilever is looking to close the Alberto-Culver plant outside of Chicago in Melrose Park in 2013, and, in a few months, will begin laying off at least 600 employees, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report.

NEW YORK — Unilever is looking to close the Alberto-Culver plant outside of Chicago in Melrose Park in 2013, and, in a few months, will begin laying off at least 600 employees, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report.

Unilever spokeswoman Anita Larsen told the Chicago Sun-Times, “This decision was taken as a result of a review of the company’s manufacturing network in order to achieve cost efficiencies.”

November 28, 2011

Curly Hair Solutions has introduced a nonchemical curl styling hair relaxer product that prevents curls from shrinking.

TORONTO — Curly Hair Solutions has introduced a nonchemical curl styling hair relaxer product that prevents curls from shrinking.

Extenzz allows users to manipulate their curls into looser, well-defined, frizz free curls without the look and feel of heavy oils, the company said.

Extenzz is available in 2-oz., 8-oz., and 33.8-oz. bottles at stores and salons across North America.

November 18, 2011

Multicultural hair care company, Ampro Industries, whose products are sold in mass market and beauty supply stores, has announced the development of its newest formula: Ampro Pro Styl Olive Oil styling gel.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Multicultural hair care company Ampro Industries, whose products are sold in mass market and beauty supply stores, has announced the development of its newest formula: Ampro Pro Styl Olive Oil styling gel.

Made with 100% Olive Oil, the Olive Oil styling gel is reportedly the most moisturizing gel Ampro has ever made. It is slated to hit stores in December.

November 18, 2011

Strength of Nature's ethnic hair care brand, Beautiful Textures, is launching in late fall its new hair care collection for those with curly, wavy, kinky-coily or frizzy hair.

NEW YORK — Strength of Nature's ethnic hair care brand, Beautiful Textures, is launching in late fall its new hair care collection for those with curly, wavy, kinky-coily or frizzy hair.

The collection includes:

  • Intense Moisture Tangle Taming shampoo and leave-in conditioner ($6.29 each);

  • A Rapid Repair Deep conditioner, Curl Control Defining Pudding, Moisture Butter Whipped Curl Crème and Shine & Silken Growth oil ($6.49 each); and

November 11, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Curls has announced that its hair care collection is now available at Walgreens, Rite Aid and Sally’s Beauty.

LOS ANGELES — Ethnic hair care brand Curls has announced that its hair care collection is now available at Walgreens, Rite Aid and Sally’s Beauty.

The Curls line contains all-natural ingredients and is free of sulfates, parabens, minerals or petroleum oils.

The products available include:

October 28, 2011

Eufora has unveiled its new Details Dry Spray Wax, which is designed to add texture to all hair lengths without a sticky, tacky product feel or flaky residue.

SAN DIEGO — Eufora has unveiled its new Details Dry Spray Wax, which is designed to add texture to all hair lengths without a sticky, tacky product feel or flaky residue.

The formula utilizes certified organic aloe vera with other botanical ingredients to create an aerosol spray that adds dimension and volume to any hair type. The product is water soluble so it washes out with one shampoo.

The product launched in October and has a suggested retail price is $21.50.

October 19, 2011

Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

"Restore really challenges the status-quo. It is a solution that addresses the causes of dryness and damage, offering immediate and long-term benefits, without oils and silicones," Living Proof co-founder and CEO Jon Flint said. "Living Proof aims to solve the toughest beauty problems. We're not satisfied with offering just a quick fix."

October 17, 2011

Helen of Troy’s Bed Head has introduced its new purse-friendly Groupie Collection, which offers a mini-sized dryer, curling iron, two straighteners and crimpers.

EL PASO, Texas — Helen of Troy’s Bed Head has introduced its new purse-friendly Groupie Collection, which offers a mini-sized dryer, curling iron, two straighteners and crimpers.

October 11, 2011

Colomer USA’s ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has partnered with Look Good…Feel Better to educate people on the services available for women who are battling cancer and want to enhance their appearance.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Colomer USA’s ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has partnered with Look Good…Feel Better to educate people on the services available for women who are battling cancer and want to enhance their appearance.

Throughout October and November, Look Good…Feel Better leaflets can be found inside Creme of Nature product packaging to help spread the word about the organization and the support it provides for women who are undergoing cancer treatment.

October 5, 2011

Fisk Industries was recognized by Good Housekeeping's second annual anti-aging awards in the instant root touch-ups category.

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Fisk Industries was recognized by Good Housekeeping's second annual anti-aging awards in the instant root touch-ups category.

The company said that its professional instant root touch-up product, Cover Your Gray, was named the gold winner of the category. To select this year's winners, the scientists in the beauty lab of the Good Housekeeping Research Institute evaluated 73 anti-aging hair products in every price range.