09/06/2011 - 11:35am

The U.S. specialty actives market is on the rise as consumers gain a better understanding of personal care active ingredients and increasingly demand products that deliver results, according to a recent report from consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

09/06/2011 - 10:04am

Bare Escentuals is launching in September its first-ever global creative platform and marketing campaign, “Be a Force of Beauty,” aimed at amplifying the core belief that beauty can change the world, both by inspiring positivity and activating women to put beauty into action.

09/06/2011 - 9:47am

Nail care brand Essie Cosmetics is making its mark on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for spring 2012 by creating exclusive backstage nail looks.

09/01/2011 - 9:11am

Unilever announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of the Alberto VO5 brand in the United States and Puerto Rico and the Rave brand globally to private equity firm Brynwood Partners, following approval by the U.S. Department of Justice.

08/31/2011 - 1:43pm

Target has announced new beauty exclusives that are hitting shelves for fall 2011.

08/31/2011 - 1:32pm

Target is ushering in fall with Sonia Kashuk’s latest collection at Target, including shades and makeup brushes in a chic new print.

08/31/2011 - 1:20pm

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.

08/30/2011 - 1:35pm

Oral care company Sunstar Americas has inked a licensing agreement with film and entertainment company Lucasfilm to launch a new line of manual and power toothbrushes featuring iconic characters and lightsabers from the “Star Wars” film saga and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” television series.

08/30/2011 - 9:19am

Responding to weekend press reports, consumer products company Spectrum Brands issued a statement indicating that it has not offered to acquire King of Shaves, a U.K.-based company with whom Spectrum has a multiyear distribution agreement through its Remington North America division.