05/09/2011 - 2:56pm

Actress Salma Hayek is stepping into the mass-market beauty business with a new makeup line exclusively for CVS/pharmacy called Nuance, which is slated to hit store shelves in August, according to published reports.

05/09/2011 - 10:41am

Alberto Culver, whose beauty brands include TreSemme, Alberto VO5, Nexxus, St. Ives, Simple and Noxzema, has announced that Unilever and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached an agreement that will enable Unilever to complete its proposed acquisition of Alberto Culver.

05/05/2011 - 2:25pm

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has announced the launch of its new natural whitening toothpaste Simply White, and a partnership with Sheryl Crow's "100 Miles From Memphis" concert that kicks off on May 7.

05/05/2011 - 2:09pm

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

05/05/2011 - 2:05pm

The Fragrance Foundation has announced that Halle Berry and Fergie are among the celebrities to be honored during the annual FiFi Awards Celebration in late May.

05/04/2011 - 4:18pm

Procter & Gamble has announced a string of organizational changes, including the retirement of Edward Shirley, vice chairman of beauty and grooming, after 33 years of service.

05/04/2011 - 2:23pm

Ethnic hair care company Johnson Products Co. has announced that it is the official U.S. hair care partner for Sony Pictures' comedy "Jumping the Broom," which opens in theaters May 6.

05/04/2011 - 2:14pm

Nail treatment company Nutra Nail has announced the launch of two new products — Instant Smudge Repair and Flex-Shield nail hardener.

05/04/2011 - 2:11pm

Sales of cosmetics and toiletries in the United States increased 2.4% to $36.5 billion in 2010 — which is above pre-recession levels — thanks to technological advances, promotional activity and rising consumer confidence, according to worldwide consulting and research firm Kline.