Content about Skin care

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 12, 2011

Skin care brands that contain such ingredients as shea butter, olive oil and tea tree oil could be missing an opportunity among ethnic consumers, according to research company Mintel.

Skin care brands that contain such ingredients as shea butter, olive oil and tea tree oil could be missing an opportunity among ethnic consumers, according to research company Mintel.

December 6, 2011

The Mentholatum Co. has announced that an independent testing group has found its OXY Maximum face wash to be an effective acne treatment at a great value and has endorsed it as a “bargain buy.”

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Mentholatum Co. has announced that an independent testing group has found its OXY Maximum face wash to be an effective acne treatment at a great value and has endorsed it as a “bargain buy.”

December 2, 2011

Derma e Natural Bodycare has introduced STUF Men’s Skin Defense, an all-natural skin care line for men.

LOS ANGELES — Derma e Natural Bodycare has introduced STUF Men’s Skin Defense, an all-natural skin care line for men.

November 4, 2011

Sales of acne-fighting products have been on the rise, which comes as little surprise as manufacturers continue to develop innovative formulas and consumers strive for flawless, blemish-free skin.


Sales of acne-fighting products have been on the rise, which comes as little surprise as manufacturers continue to develop innovative formulas and consumers strive for flawless, blemish-free skin.


According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of acne treatments increased 2.5% during the 12 weeks ended Oct. 2 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


November 4, 2011

Unilever has agreed to acquire Russian beauty company Concern Kalina, which significantly will strengthen its foothold in skin care and hair care in Russia.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Unilever has agreed to acquire Russian beauty company Concern Kalina, which significantly will strengthen its foothold in skin care and hair care in Russia. Unilever initially is acquiring 82% of Concern Kalina for approximately €390 million (U.S. $537 million). The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed by the end of 2011.


November 4, 2011

South of France Natural Body Care is launching a social media campaign anchored by its new blog, TheSoapDishMagazine.com, which went live Friday.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — South of France Natural Body Care is launching a social media campaign anchored by its new blog, TheSoapDishMagazine.com, which went live Friday.

October 28, 2011

Le-Edge USA has introduced Le Edge for face and body exfoliation.

ENCINITAS, Calif. — Le-Edge USA has introduced Le Edge for face and body exfoliation.

The ergonomically designed, hand-held personal exfoliating tool features a finely sculpted surgical-grade stainless steel "edge" with power grips for fingers.

It is precision-designed to remove with ease dead skin cells, oil, dirt and pollutants from the skin's surface, as well as restore skin texture. No chemicals are needed: just warm water when showering or bathing.

October 24, 2011

A drug made by Coria Labs for treating acne now is available in a convenient, ready-to-use pump, the drug maker said Monday.

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — A drug made by Coria Labs for treating acne now is available in a convenient, ready-to-use pump, the drug maker said Monday.

Coria announced the availability of the Acanya Gel (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) pump in the 1.2%/2.5% strength for acne vulgarism.

The drug is the only Food and Drug Administration-approved once-daily combination of an antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide for treating inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne, the company said.

October 11, 2011

Judging by the numbers, at-home skin care devices are hot. Enter the battery-operated Spa Sonic Skin Care System, which includes four attachments.

NEW YORK — Judging by the numbers, at-home skin care devices are hot. Enter the battery-operated Spa Sonic Skin Care System, which includes four attachments: a small brush for the face, a large brush for the body, pumice for rough areas and a facial sponge for microdermabrasion and reduction of fine lines. It is priced at $65.


According to consulting and research firm Kline & Co., power-operated, at-home skin care devices designed for daily cleansing, acne elimination and anti-aging treatment are nearly a $1 billion market at retail.

October 10, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser’s Clearasil skin care brand has launched a Facebook search for consumer brand ambassadors.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Reckitt Benckiser’s Clearasil skin care brand has launched a Facebook search for consumer brand ambassadors.

September 30, 2011

Carma Labs on Thursday announced the permanent addition of two new lip balm flavors: Carmex Lime Twist and Carmex Vanilla Click Sticks.

MILWAUKEE — Carma Labs on Thursday announced the permanent addition of two new lip balm flavors: Carmex Lime Twist and Carmex Vanilla Click Sticks.

“We had an overwhelming response to the limited release [in late 2010] of Vanilla and Lime Twist,” Carma Labs president Paul Woelbing said. “Customers told us how much they liked the new flavors and would like them to be available year-round. We are happy to oblige and have added them to our family of flavored lip balms.”

September 28, 2011

Carma Labs, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, has expanded its skin care line with the new Carmex Healing Lotion in a 13-oz. pump.

MILWAUKEE — Carma Labs, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, has expanded its skin care line with the new Carmex Healing Lotion in a 13-oz. pump.

With the addition of the new 13-oz. lotion pump, and other trial and travel sizes now available, Carma Laboratories has developed its skin care line into multiple product sizes. The suggested retail price for the new pump is $10.99.

September 14, 2011

Graine de Vie has announced the launch of its new (seed) grape-seed-enriched shaving bar.

PRINCETON, N.J. — Graine de Vie has announced the launch of its new (seed) grape-seed-enriched shaving bar.

The 100%-natural shaving bar is made with grape seed oil and shea butter to seal in moisture and primrose seed oil for irritation-free shaving. It also has aloe to soothe and calm skin.

The bar is designed to lather into as much or little lather as you like, and is packaged in a recyclable carton made from at least 30% post-consumer paper.

The suggested retail price is $3.49.
 

September 14, 2011

Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip Balm with SPF 20.

NEW YORK — Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip Balm with SPF 20.

Baby Lips, which will be available at mass-market retailers beginning in October, comes in six variations and promises to make lips softer and smoother in as little as one week.

September 9, 2011

Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

WESTBROOK, Maine — Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

The new Wildly Natural lip products are inspired by patterns found in nature and formulated with natural ingredients. The new products include:

September 7, 2011

Blistex is expanding its lip care portfolio with the October launch of two new products: Blistex Revive & Restore and Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother.

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Blistex is expanding its lip care portfolio with the October launch of two new products: Blistex Revive & Restore and Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother.

September 7, 2011

Upsher-Smith Labs, maker of the AmLactin family of moisturizers, has announced the launch of the AmLactin Facebook page.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Labs, maker of the AmLactin family of moisturizers, has announced the launch of the AmLactin Facebook page.

Fans who join the AmLactin Facebook community will receive a $3 coupon for any AmLactin moisturizing body lotion or cream.

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 18, 2011

Most body care products promote claims of being long-lasting, nongreasy or effective on dry skin but, according to the findings of a new Mintel report, most lotion wearers are not happy with the products they have to choose from.

CHICAGO — Most body care products promote claims of being long-lasting, nongreasy or effective on dry skin but, according to the findings of a new Mintel report, most lotion wearers are not happy with the products they have to choose from.

August 17, 2011

At-home skin care devices are expected to be the next billion-dollar market, according to a recently published report by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — At-home skin care devices are expected to be the next billion-dollar market, according to a recently published report by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

August 17, 2011

Clearasil, a skin care brand from Reckitt Benckiser, has launched the "Rock Your Skin" Guitar Sweepstakes, giving Facebook fans the chance to win an autographed Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul guitar.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Clearasil, a skin care brand from Reckitt Benckiser, has launched the "Rock Your Skin" Guitar Sweepstakes, giving Facebook fans the chance to win an autographed Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul guitar.

August 10, 2011

Launching online at Target.com on Aug. 1 is the new Spa Sonic Skin Care System face and body polisher.

NEW YORK — Launching online at Target.com on Aug. 1 is the new Spa Sonic Skin Care System face and body polisher.

The seven-piece, at-home spa set works to deeply cleanse the entire face and body. Its dermal penetrating action is designed to promote rapid absorption of skin care products and leaves skin toned and smooth.


July 25, 2011

Unilever has announced changes to its category and go-to-market structure to further support its growth plans and allow for a more efficient rollout of increasingly bigger and more scalable innovations.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Unilever has announced changes to its category and go-to-market structure to further support its growth plans and allow for a more efficient rollout of increasingly bigger and more scalable innovations. The changes include several executive moves, including the appointment of Dave Lewis, president of the Americas, as president of personal care, consisting of skin, deodorants, oral and hair.


July 25, 2011


With more than half of women in the United States between the ages of 25 and 58 years battling some form of acne and the average age for acne patients on the rise, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is no surprise that sales of acne treatments have experienced an uptick at food, drug and mass.


With more than half of women in the United States between the ages of 25 and 58 years battling some form of acne and the average age for acne patients on the rise, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is no surprise that sales of acne treatments have experienced an uptick at food, drug and mass. The sales trend is likely to continue as manufacturers continue to develop formulas to battle adult acne.