01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

After years of lukewarm growth, the bath category is heating up. While it may not return to the go-go years of the 1990s when retailers created specialty shops within their stores, the sales spike helps offset soft fragrance sales.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

With the spirit of “if you can’t beat them, join them,” Elizabeth Arden last year introduced a body mist line.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

Holiday 2015 further illustrated the challenges that mass retailers face in trying to revive the fragrance business. There are bright spots, however.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

In November 2014, Revlon president and CEO Lorenzo Delpani flipped the switch on a digital billboard in Times Square, igniting a new Revlon image under the logo, Love Is On. Delpani discovered the word love in Revlon, and that mantra now permeates everything the beauty firm touches.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

Brace yourselves. If the recent success of Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit is any indication, 2016 could be the year of the lip.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

While many women want the look of artificial lashes, some have been afraid to try them. Kiss hopes to be a solution with the introduction of Kiss Lash 101, an all-in-one kit including a step-by-step guide, lashes, lash scissors, adhesive and an applicator.

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

Eye beauty product sales are nothing to blink at. The category experienced a robust 4.6% growth rate for the 52-week period ended Nov.1, 2015, as tracked by IRI across multi-outlets. Total eye sales eclipsed the $2 billion mark — topping both face and lip.

01/06/2016 - 3:52pm

One of the biggest challenges for mass merchants to crack the facial cosmetics code has been selling foundations, blushes and powders to women who can’t sample them in stores.

01/06/2016 - 3:52pm

With the popularity of selfies proliferating, it is no surprise there’s renewed focus on facial makeup. After a few years of dull sales, volume for the 52-week period ended Nov. 1, tracked by IRI across multi-outlets, rose 3.5%.