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June 21, 2012

Sales of hand and body lotions have been lackluster in the mass market, but manufacturers are looking to jazz up the segment through innovative formulas that go beyond simply hydrating dry skin.


Sales of hand and body lotions have been lackluster in the mass market, but manufacturers are looking to jazz up the segment through innovative formulas that go beyond simply hydrating dry skin.


Sales of hand and body lotion at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) inched up less than 1% to about $996 million during the 52 weeks ended April 15, according to Symphony­IRI Group. The biggest gainer, according to the data, is CeraVe, which posted a sales increase of about 21% during that period.


June 20, 2012

Women want more for their money when it comes to beauty and, as a result, are more likely to buy makeup that also offers skin care benefits, such as moisturizing and SPF protection, according to a new report by market research company the NPD Group.

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Women want more for their money when it comes to beauty and, as a result, are more likely to buy makeup that also offers skin care benefits, such as moisturizing and SPF protection, according to a new report by market research company the NPD Group.

June 13, 2012

Beauty company L'Oréal is working to increase awareness that just because a person's skin may be darker in color does not mean he or she is immune to skin cancer.

NEW YORK — Beauty company L'Oréal is working to increase awareness that just because a person's skin may be darker in color does not mean he or she is immune to skin cancer.

June 6, 2012

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is promoting healthy skin care as part of a partnership with the Skin Cancer Foundation, the retailer said Wednesday.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is promoting healthy skin care as part of a partnership with the Skin Cancer Foundation, the retailer said Wednesday.

The new campaign offers free skin care guides in stores and online, expert advice from pharmacists and continued support for the fifth annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour, also offered under a collaboration with the foundation. The tour, launched in March, is visiting more than 50 Rite Aid stores around the country and offering free, full-body skin cancer screenings.

May 9, 2012

The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Aveeno and Rite Aid, once again is touring the country to raise skin cancer awareness.

SKILLMAN, N.J. — The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Aveeno and Rite Aid, once again is touring the country to raise skin cancer awareness.

This year, the Aveeno brand is hitting the road in the tour's customized RV to make an estimated 85 stops in 27 states from March through September. It will provide free full-body skin cancer screenings, samples of Aveeno products and educational materials.

May 2, 2012

Murad, whose skin care brand is sold at several retail locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has announced the launch of its new age-diffusing firming mask, which is the latest innovation for its anti-aging Resurgence line.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose skin care brand is sold at several retail locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has announced the launch of its new age-diffusing firming mask, which is the latest innovation for its anti-aging Resurgence line.

The new at-home booster promises to enhance skin elasticity and promote instant firming to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The age-diffusing firming mask targets dull, dry, lackluster skin by delivering essential moisture through a blend of ingredients, all while improving overall skin health.

March 22, 2012

Rite Aid is sponsoring skin cancer screenings at dozens of stores across the country as part of a tour that begins this month and ends in August, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is sponsoring skin cancer screenings at dozens of stores across the country as part of a tour that begins this month and ends in August, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

Rite Aid said the Skin Cancer Foundation would travel across the country in a 38-ft. RV to more than 50 Rite Aid locations as part of the Road to Healthy Skin Tour, which Aveeno also is co-sponsoring, starting this week.

March 21, 2012

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care, an Upsher-Smith skin care brand, has announced that 12-time Olympic medalist and best-selling author Dara Torres will serve as its first-ever brand ambassador.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care, an Upsher-Smith skin care brand, has announced that 12-time Olympic medalist and best-selling author Dara Torres will serve as its first-ever brand ambassador.

March 14, 2012

Beiersdorf’s Eucerin skin care brand has expanded its Eucerin Repair line with two new moisturizing lotions.

NORWALK, Conn. — Beiersdorf’s Eucerin skin care brand has expanded its Eucerin Repair line with two new moisturizing lotions.

Hitting shelves is the new Eucerin Professional Repair Lotion — extremely dry skin lotion, and the Eucerin Smoothing Repair — dry skin lotion.

March 9, 2012

Unilever has introduced the U.K. facial skin care brand, Simple, to the U.S. market with the launch of Simple Sensitive Skin Experts. The collection is touted as the only mass facial skin care line specifically for those with sensitive skin.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever has introduced the U.K. facial skin care brand, Simple, to the U.S. market with the launch of Simple Sensitive Skin Experts. The collection is touted as the only mass facial skin care line specifically for those with sensitive skin.

The collection is comprised of 13 items and includes cleansers, moisturizers, eye care products and wipes. The suggested retail prices range from $5.99 to $12.99. The Simple brand has more than 50 years of heritage in the United Kingdom.

March 8, 2012

Salon Grafix has launched its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line, which consists of a conditioning cleanser and intensive hair repair masque. 


SUPPLIER NEWS — Salon Grafix has launched its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line, which consists of a conditioning cleanser and intensive hair repair masque. 


According to the company, what makes Healthy Hair Nutrition unique is that it primarily uses botanical ingredients, such as Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, which tones and protects the scalp, and Geranium maculatum (Geranium leaf extract), which helps to repair dry, damaged hair, as well as restore balance to oily hair. 


February 22, 2012

Mode beauty brand, which was developed by second-generation cosmetics purveyors Cristina Samuels and Jennifer Isaac, has created the new Natural Skin High Performance Hydrating foundation.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Mode beauty brand, which was developed by second-generation cosmetics purveyors Cristina Samuels and Jennifer Isaac, has created the new Natural Skin High Performance Hydrating foundation.

February 15, 2012

Freeman Beauty has acquired Eclos, a skin care line infused with plant stem cells that stimulate skin's own stem cells to enhance a more youthful look, and c. Booth, a collection of skin care and bath products.

LOS ANGELES — Freeman Beauty has acquired Eclos, a skin care line infused with plant stem cells that stimulate skin's own stem cells to enhance a more youthful look, and C. Booth, a collection of skin care and bath products.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

January 27, 2012

Coria Labs, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, is expanding its line of CeraVe moisturizers and cleansers with the new CeraVe SA renewing lotion.

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Coria Labs, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, is expanding its line of CeraVe moisturizers and cleansers with the new CeraVe SA renewing lotion.

As with all CeraVe products, the newest formulation features ceramides to help restore, repair and maintain the skin barrier. However, this product goes even further with the addition of salicylic acid and ammonium lactate to help loosen and exfoliate dead skin cells. Vitamin D is also present to help keep skin looking smooth and hydrated.

January 26, 2012

Jack Black has introduced its newest star product, Dry Erase Ultra-Calming face cream, available in February at select retailers and online.

DALLAS — Jack Black has introduced its newest star product, Dry Erase Ultra-Calming face cream, available in February at select retailers and online.

Dry Erase mimics the structure of natural skin lipids by locking in essential moisture and helping to repair and replenish skin's natural protective barrier. The formula boosts the skin's defenses by reducing redness, fine lines, flakiness and tightness, while also aggressively fighting signs of aging, the manufacturer stated.

January 3, 2012

To celebrate the new year and help beauty mavens recharge their spirits — and pores — beauty retailer Ulta Beauty is kicking off 2012 with its annual Fresh Start Skin Days event, which runs through Jan. 21.

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — To celebrate the new year and help beauty mavens recharge their spirits — and pores — beauty retailer Ulta Beauty is kicking off 2012 with its annual Fresh Start Skin Days event, which runs through Jan. 21.

As part of the event, stores nationwide will focus on the importance of great skin care by offering exclusive tips from experts, as well as daily special offers.

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 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

Skin care company Murad has announced the launch of its new rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum, an enhanced, next-generation formula of the age spot and pigment lightening gel that targets, treats and prevents unwanted discoloration on the skin.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care company Murad has announced the launch of its new rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum, an enhanced, next-generation formula of the age spot and pigment lightening gel that targets, treats and prevents unwanted discoloration on the skin.

October 19, 2011

Dark spots, skin colorations and uneven skin tone can be among the most difficult skin problems to treat, and now women have a new solution with the Garnier Skin Renew Clinical Dark Spot Corrector.


NEW YORK — Dark spots, skin colorations and uneven skin tone can be among the most difficult skin problems to treat, and now women have a new solution with the Garnier Skin Renew Clinical Dark Spot Corrector.


Positioned as a daily moisturizer with the highest concentration of pure vitamin C available within the mass market, the formula promises to decrease the enzyme production that triggers melanin production, breaks up pigmentation clusters and accelerates cell turnover. 


September 9, 2011

Skin care company Basq has collaborated with Disney Consumer Products to develop an "It’s A Small World”-inspired skin care collection for moms and children.

NEW YORK — Skin care company Basq has collaborated with Disney Consumer Products to develop an "It’s A Small World”-inspired skin care collection for moms and children.

With such names as Dream, Share, Touch & Love, the new collection aims to bring the attraction's multicultural vibrant colors, patterns and images to life.

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 26, 2011

Murad Skincare is broadening its Resurgence skin care portfolio with the new Rejuvenating Lift for Neck and Décolleté anti-aging formula.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad Skincare is broadening its Resurgence skin care portfolio with the new Rejuvenating Lift for Neck and Décolleté anti-aging formula.

Resurgence Rejuvenating Lift for Neck and Décolleté ($55 for 1.7 oz.) will be available at Sephora, Sephora inside JCPenney, Ulta, and spa and salon locations starting in August.

July 6, 2011

When it comes to skin care, women no longer have to make a choice between treating acne blemishes with a product that has no anti-aging benefits or treating the signs of aging with a product that may clog pores and lead to breakouts. Enter Effaclar Serum Pore-Refining/Anti-Wrinkle Serum from La Roche-Posay.

NEW YORK — When it comes to skin care, women no longer have to make a choice between treating acne blemishes with a product that has no anti-aging benefits or treating the signs of aging with a product that may clog pores and lead to breakouts. Enter Effaclar Serum Pore-Refining/Anti-Wrinkle Serum from La Roche-Posay.

July 5, 2011

L’Oréal Paris has combined its cosmetics and skin care expertise into one innovative formula with Visible Lift Smooth Absolute instant age-reversing foundation.


NEW YORK — L’Oréal Paris has combined its cosmetics and skin care expertise into one innovative formula with Visible Lift Smooth Absolute instant age-reversing foundation.


The SPF 17 formula is infused with an anti-aging complex, hydra-collagen, which also contains Pro-Retinol A, elastic, collagen and vitamin E. The prestige-inspired, click-through brush sweeps the formula evenly onto skin, providing controllable coverage and a weightless finish.