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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.

September 28, 2011

Hair care brand Ouidad continues on its promise to deliver frizz-free curls with its new Ouidad Climate Control defrizzing shampoo and conditioner.

NEW YORK — Hair care brand Ouidad continues on its promise to deliver frizz-free curls with its new Ouidad Climate Control defrizzing shampoo and conditioner.

The new Climate Control defrizzing shampoo and conditioner contains Ouidad’s exclusive humidity shield complex, which, by combining a blend of moisturizers that encapsulate the hair shaft, acts as a protective barrier against heat, humidity and other environmental factors.

September 27, 2011

BabySpa has announced the launch of its natural bath and body care collection, which features a "stages" system that targets the changing needs of infants and toddlers as they grow and experience different environments.

MIAMI — BabySpa has announced the launch of its natural bath and body care collection, which features a "stages" system that targets the changing needs of infants and toddlers as they grow and experience different environments.

September 23, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s is evolving beyond hair repair positioning and driving the brand forward with a relaunch comprised of multitiered innovation initiatives and updates to formulas, packaging and advertising.

NEW YORK — Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s is evolving beyond hair repair positioning and driving the brand forward with a relaunch comprised of multitiered innovation initiatives and updates to formulas, packaging and advertising.

September 12, 2011

It is no surprise that hair coloring continues to see growth at food, drug and mass as beauty mavens increasingly turn to more cost-effective, at-home beauty regimens 
and manufacturers continue to turn up the notch on innovation, developing such products as no-drip foam formulas.


It is no surprise that hair coloring continues to see growth at food, drug and mass as beauty mavens increasingly turn to more cost-effective, at-home beauty regimens 
and manufacturers continue to turn up the notch on innovation, developing such products as no-drip foam formulas.


As anticipated, sales of hair coloring 
at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) 
were up 5.2% for the 12 weeks ended Aug. 7 to $254.3 million, according to SymphonyIRI Group.


September 8, 2011

Unilever’s hair styling brand Tresemme has returned as the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2012 for the seventh consecutive season.

NEW YORK — Unilever’s hair styling brand Tresemme has returned as the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2012 for the seventh consecutive season.

From a new location within Lincoln Center to a brand new mobile site and an outdoor advertising campaign, the brand's presence will be felt more than ever during this year’s Fashion Week, which runs Sept. 8 to 15 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

September 7, 2011

Alba Botanica, a Hain Celestial Group brand, is launching in October its new and improved Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hair Care collection.

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Alba Botanica, a Hain Celestial Group brand, is launching in October its new and improved Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hair Care collection.

The shampoos and conditioners have been reformulated to address six specific hair concerns: dry, brittle, frizz, fly-aways, dull, limp locks and everything in between. The formulas are infused with such tropical ingredients as papaya, macadamia nut oil, jojoba, awapuhi and panthenol to hydrate, strengthen and protect tresses.

August 31, 2011

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has hired a North American beauty sales manager to help bolster sales and awareness of its natural facial care brand in the United States.

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has hired a North American beauty sales manager to help bolster sales and awareness of its natural facial care brand in the United States.

August 24, 2011

Many consumers continue to express desire for natural and organic personal care products, and that holds especially true when it comes to baby care.



Many consumers continue to express desire for natural and organic personal care products, and that holds especially true when it comes to baby care.


Parents understandably are cautious about the products they put on their baby’s skin and often seek natural or organic baby care products that are free of harsh ingredients. As evidenced by the slew of natural and organic baby care products that continue to hit the market, manufacturers and distributors are heeding the call.


August 16, 2011

Firstline, a manufacturer of hair care accessories for multicultural consumers, has introduced temporary hair attachments for African-American women called Evolve NuDo clip-on hair attachments.

NEW YORK — Firstline, a manufacturer of hair care accessories for multicultural consumers, has introduced temporary hair attachments for African-American women called Evolve NuDo clip-on hair attachments.

August 9, 2011

Personal care products company Max Green Alchemy has expanded its Scalp Rescue hair care portfolio with the launch of the new Matte Paste hairstyling product.

SAN FRANCISCO — Personal care products company Max Green Alchemy has expanded its Scalp Rescue hair care portfolio with the launch of the new Matte Paste hairstyling product.

The new Matte Paste creates a dry-look matte finish for definition and hold without adding shine or using harsh chemicals. With a fresh citrus unisex scent, it's alcohol-free so it won’t cause dryness, and is wax-, silicone- and polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-free so it won’t build up on the hair, scalp or in the environment. The 5.5-oz. tube has a suggested retail price of $15.

July 25, 2011

It is no secret that consumers have changed their mindset and shopping behavior in the wake of the weakened economy. Today’s shoppers continue to have a greater focus on more cost-effective at-home beauty solutions, and hair coloring is no exception.


It is no secret that consumers have changed their mindset and shopping behavior in the wake of the weakened economy. Today’s shoppers continue to have a greater focus on more cost-effective at-home beauty solutions, and hair coloring is no exception.


Sales of hair coloring rose more than 5% to $1.08 billion at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) for the 52 weeks ended June 12, according to SymphonyIRI Group.


During that period, women’s hair coloring rose close to 6% to $943.7 million, while men’s hair coloring rose 1.4% to $140.7 million.


July 20, 2011

Salon Selectives, a division of CLT International, has acquired the trademark rights for Daily Defense hair care products.

TORONTO — Salon Selectives, a division of CLT International, has acquired the trademark rights for Daily Defense hair care products.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We are extremely excited about the addition of this popular brand to our portfolio of personal and hair care products," Salon Selectives principal Jack Wilkinson said. "The addition of Daily Defense provides us with two world-class brands that we can offer at affordable prices to value-conscious women around the world."

July 15, 2011

A group of Girl Scouts got a behind-the-scenes look at how an ECRM event works and learned about achieving success in business and using diversity as an advantage during the Empowerment/Diversity event for the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida that ECRM hosted on July 11.

CLEVELAND — A group of Girl Scouts got a behind-the-scenes look at how an ECRM event works and learned about achieving success in business and using diversity as an advantage during the Empowerment/Diversity event for the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida that ECRM hosted on July 11.

July 13, 2011

Sally Hershberger Professional Hair Care is launching in August its new Hyper Hydration Super Argan Serum at Ulta and at select Duane Reade and Ricky's NYC locations.

NEW YORK — Sally Hershberger Professional Hair Care is launching in August its new Hyper Hydration Super Argan Serum at Ulta and at select Duane Reade and Ricky's NYC locations.

This treatment penetrates the hair to deliver instantly smooth and defined frizz-free style without weight or residue, the company stated. This multipurpose serum can be used to fight frizz, smooth hair, protect again sun damage and even as a deep-condition treatment to hydrate dry hair. 

July 11, 2011

CINCINNATI — Following a European launch in 2009, Braun, a member of the P&G beauty and grooming family of brands, has announced the availability of the Braun Satin Hair brush in the United States.

Braun Satin Hair brush makes its exclusive debut in the United States on QVC on July 12. The brush has a suggested retail price of $65.

The battery-operated Braun Satin Hair brush combines Braun's Active Ion Technology, ­ which promises to give hair smoothness and shine, ­ with its Seamless Bristle Technology.

July 5, 2011

Whether it’s soft, sexy waves, an elegant updo or frizz-free straight locks, hair is a woman’s greatest accessory, and many of the hottest looks are hard to achieve without the help of styling aids.


CHICAGO — Whether it’s soft, sexy waves, an elegant updo or frizz-free straight locks, hair is a woman’s greatest accessory, and many of the hottest looks are hard to achieve without the help of styling aids.


According to data provided by SymphonyIRI Group, a Chicago-based market research firm, sales of hairspray totaled $416.5 million, up 0.52%, at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) for the 52 weeks ended May 15. Sales of hairstyling gel and mousse rose 1.78% to $636.2 million during that same period.


June 28, 2011

John Frieda has hit the road to provide women with hair care advice.

LOS ANGELES — John Frieda has hit the road to provide women with hair care advice.

The hair styling brand commenced the John Frieda Destination: Style Salon Tour this past weekend in Los Angeles, with future stops planned in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis and Atlanta.

June 20, 2011

When it comes to hair care, consumers clearly continue to seek value as the sales of shampoo and conditioner combo packs remain on the rise, soaring triple digits during the 12 weeks ended April 17, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.


When it comes to hair care, consumers clearly continue to seek value as the sales of shampoo and conditioner combo packs remain on the rise, soaring triple digits during the 12 weeks ended April 17, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.


The continued growth in this segment comes as no surprise, as industry observers have suggested that the shift in consumer shopping behavior would impact the hair care segment in 2011.


June 15, 2011

Beauty mavens now can explore beauty items, get a beauty consultation, and read and write product reviews from the palm of their hand via a new multibranded mobile application from Procter & Gamble Beauty & Grooming.

CINCINNATI — Beauty mavens now can explore beauty items, get a beauty consultation, and read and write product reviews from the palm of their hand via a new multibranded mobile application from Procter & Gamble Beauty & Grooming.

May 23, 2011


The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.



The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.


May 23, 2011

Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour.

NEW YORK — Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour. The at-home hair color is designed to provide salon-caliber results in both coverage and color. The nonaerosol foam spreads evenly through the hair, saturating every strand with no mess. The 20-shade 
palette collection was developed in conjunction with John Frieda creative color director and U.K. colorist Nicola Clarke. The collection is priced at $12.99.

May 12, 2011

Infusium 23 hair care, which is available in more than 20,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada, has joined K Public Relations' portfolio of Idelle/Helen of Troy brands.

NEW YORK — Infusium 23 hair care, which is available in more than 20,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada, has joined K Public Relations' portfolio of Idelle/Helen of Troy brands.

K Public Relations immediately will implement a national public relations campaign highlighting new product launches and Infusium 23's philosophy of a simple and effective three-step system that provides customized solutions for problem hair.

May 12, 2011

Not Your Mother's hair care line launched in 2010 in a few hundred Walmart stores as a test. Now, the brand is celebrating a successful first year with broadened distribution at retail.

TAMPA — Not Your Mother's hair care line launched in 2010 in a few hundred Walmart stores as a test. Now, the brand is celebrating a successful first year with broadened distribution at retail.

Following its test run at Walmart, the brand now is available in 1,500 Walmart locations. In March 2011, Ulta brought in the line to all of its nearly 400 locations. Also carrying the collection are several regional retailers, such as Lowes Foods, Schnucks, King Kullen, Hi-School Pharmacy, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, Dierbergs, Acme Fresh Markets and Bag n Save.

May 5, 2011

Procter & Gamble has announced a new advertising campaign for its Pantene hair care brand, featuring actresses Eva Mendes and Naomi Watts.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has announced a new advertising campaign for its Pantene hair care brand, featuring actresses Eva Mendes and Naomi Watts.

Beginning in July, both women will appear in all elements of the brand's marketing campaign, including TV and print advertising, in-store displays, iMedia and public relations campaigns.

Mendes will support the Breakage to Strength collection, while Watts will support the Flat to Volume collection.