08/03/2016 - 12:45pm

In May, Mission Pharmacal announced that its Lycelle Head Lice Removal Kit successfully switched from prescription-only to over-the-counter, bringing a new choice to the self-care aisle to combat “super lice.”

08/03/2016 - 12:45pm

Fit Organic Mosquito Repellent Spray, a unique formula comprised of organic lemongrass grown in Nepal and organic oleic acid derived from sunflowers in the United Kingdom, protects against biting insects for up to three hours.

08/03/2016 - 12:45pm

Summer always is a strong selling season for insect repellents, but this year has seen sales rise in the category due to consumer worry over the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

08/03/2016 - 12:45pm

Merchants looking for the “next best thing” in at-home treatments might want to eyeball Dermaflash. Sephora is already selling the at-home exfoliation device, which removes dead cells, “peach fuzz hair” and built-up debris.

08/03/2016 - 12:45pm

American consumers love instant results. That fact is propelling sales of beauty devices — hair straighteners, power cleansers, blue- and red-light devices for acne or wrinkles, microderm tools, hair removers and hair growth stimulators.

08/03/2016 - 12:44pm

With expertise garnered in her salons, Cozy Friedman has eveloped a special line of hair products for curly hair, Boing, which includes curl shampoo, conditioner and gel cream.

08/03/2016 - 12:44pm

If anyone can attest to the need for the current rash of hair care products for women with curls, it is Michelle Breyer. Working as a reporter in Texas, Breyer expressed her frustration with a lack of products for her curls and built it into a social media empire.

08/03/2016 - 12:44pm

When it comes to natural skin care, Beautycounter is perhaps one of the hottest names in the business. Next up, Beautycounter and Target will unfurl a collection of skin care and cosmetics products in 1,500 Target stores.

08/02/2016 - 3:59pm

One solution for stalled mass market skin care sales has been enlarging natural product choices. In surveys, shoppers use terms including clean, vegan and organic as what they seek in food, and that’s translating into beauty, too.