05/23/2011 - 12:27pm

Cosmetic Executive Women recognized the most innovative beauty products of the year at the 17th Annual CEW Beauty Awards held May 20 in New York, which for the first time included the new Eco Beauty Award and a partnership with social networking site Foursquare.

05/23/2011 - 12:13pm

Pop star Justin Bieber has dabbled in nail polish and a unisex fragrance. Now, the singing sensation is launching a women's fragrance called "Someday."

05/23/2011 - 10:42am

Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour.

05/23/2011 - 10:41am

The Mentholatum Co. has updated the packaging of its lip care line Softlips to include a new logo and graphics, although the company retained Softlips’ signature slender sticks and the light flavors/formulas.

05/23/2011 - 10:40am


The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.


05/20/2011 - 12:28pm

To better connect with today's beauty consumers, mass market retailers should consider implementing a multisensory playground or a "BeautySphere," engaging them with a calendar of in-store pop-up activities and implementing a "roving endcap" as a cost-effective way to execute new ideas and highlight new products. Those were just some of the ideas that emerged Thursday evening during the Fashion Institute of Technology Class of 2011 Capstone presentations and graduation reception in New York.

05/20/2011 - 11:45am

Joseph Mercola, a doctor that is board-certified in family medicine and trained in both traditional and natural medicine, has introduced a new bath care line that is made from certified U.S. Department of Agriculture organic oils and extracts.

05/20/2011 - 11:41am

Ethnic hair care company Johnson Products, whose brands include the Ultra Sheen Men grooming collection, has partnered with 100 Black Men of America and its "Collegiate 100" program.

05/18/2011 - 11:51am

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of the "Change Your Skin, Change Your Life" campaign, in which its Kinerase brand will make three charitable donations in 2011.