06/13/2012 - 10:58am

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.

06/13/2012 - 10:26am

New trends in nail care, dramatic eye looks and the appeal of limited-edition scents significantly bolstered sales in the 2011 U.S. personal care market, which exceeded $38 billion at the manufacturers’ level, surpassing pre-recession levels and representing robust growth of 4.2%, according to the recent "Cosmetics & Toiletries USA" report from global consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

06/13/2012 - 10:18am

After a strong first quarter, consumers in May took a more practical approach to their spending. According to a National Retail Federation release on Wednesday, May retail sales (excluding automobile, gas stations and restaurants) decreased 0.3% seasonally adjusted from April but increased 4.8% unadjusted year over year, marking 23 consecutive months of retail sales growth.

06/12/2012 - 1:24pm

Elizabeth Arden has acquired from Give Back Brands the global licenses and certain related assets for the Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj fragrance brands.

06/12/2012 - 1:15pm

Soho Beauty was a sponsor of the quarterly Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Guild I.A.T.S.E. Local 706 meeting held on June 3 in Burbank, Calif., and presented to the group its Professional Collection makeup brushes, the manufacturer announced.

06/12/2012 - 10:47am

Henkel’s Tone brand is promoting the introduction of its Tone Fruit Peel body wash by partnering with country singer Kellie Pickler.

06/12/2012 - 10:35am

Gillette has teamed up with three-time World Champion and 100-meter American Record Holder Tyson Gay to donate $25,000 to Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky. — the same high school that gave Tyson his start in his track career — as part of its “Get Started” campaign.

06/11/2012 - 2:49pm

Men's grooming brand FaceLube has teamed up with former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz to launch an exclusive men's anti-aging skin care line at La Curacao department stores.

06/11/2012 - 2:27pm

Beauty brand Pixi, developed by makeup artist Petra Strand, is focusing on the eyes this fall as evidenced by its new product lineup slated to hit Target stores and Target.com in August.