April 12, 2017
Described by Madison Reed as the industry’s first-ever color-recognition chatbot, Madi combines artificial intelligence and selfies to engage in-store shoppers.
April 11, 2017
Aqua Velva 5-in-1 Sensitive After Shave Balm is formulated to be non-burning, provide all-day moisture, help prevent bumps, soothe redness and fight ingrown hairs, the brand said.
 
April 11, 2017

As part of its ongoing digital transformation, Coty has named Sean Foster as SVP e-commerce, reporting to the company’s chief digital and media officer Jason Forbes. 

April 10, 2017

Thousands of new brands hit retail shelves during 2016, with 80% of the top-ranking brands hailing from small and midsized manufacturers and accounting for 64% of Pacesetter dollars, IRI reported.

April 10, 2017
The retailer said Monday that 50 additional salon locations will be rebranded to The Salon by Instyle this year, as the company continues to revamp its 750 salons nationwide.
April 10, 2017
Lopez launched her debut fragrance in 2003, and has launched 23 fragrances since. Now she's working with Designer Parfums to grow her fragrance house in key markets. 
April 7, 2017

With the expansion of Walgreens' beauty strategy into an additional  1,000 stores "shows the confidence we have in this strategy," Alex Gourlay, co-COO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

April 7, 2017

The partnership will provide Johnson & Johnson with the opportunity to support the U.S. National Teams through the 2018 World Cup, the 2019 Women's World Cup.

April 7, 2017

Honest Beauty got its first mass-market retail launch in late March, when it became available at roughly 800 Target stores and on Target.com.

April 6, 2017

American Provenance's three-product Natural Baby line includes such ingredients as coconut and almond oils, aloe vera and argan oil.

April 6, 2017

As Amazon far outpaces total year-over-year retail growth in American household purchases, the retailer is on track to cause serious disruption to the U.S. superstore, grocery and drug store channels. 

April 5, 2017

The Braun Series 3 Shave and Style is a three-in-one shaver for men who want to be able to choose between a clean shave and a precise beard style with one device. 

April 5, 2017

Henkel’s Dial brand on Wednesday announced the introduction of three new products this year, following a year in which the brand won three national beauty awards.

April 5, 2017

With Baby Dove, the brand marks its first U.S. category launch since the introduction of Dove Men+Care in 2010.

April 5, 2017

New research from Mintel, presented at in-cosmetics Global, is taking a look at the size of South Korea’s beauty market, the changes Korean beauty has brought to the global market and what trends to expect in the coming year.

April 4, 2017

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. — In an effort to make it easier for people to customize their hair colors, Clairol Professional is introducing the Flare Me collection. The Coty company’s collection offers an array of seven vivid colors, plus one Clearly You pastel clear mix-in.

April 4, 2017

Colin Hutchison, who was named to the newly created COO position, was most recently Edgewell's VP commercial international. 

April 4, 2017

ProNamel Strong and Bright uses controlled abrasivity sillicas to reduce wear on enamel during tooth brushing, GSK Consumer Healthcare said. 

April 4, 2017

SheaMoisture is introducing Beauty Hack, a three-step system that allows consumers to create their own hair, body and facial care routine. 

April 3, 2017

Under the agreement, Coty will develop, manufacture and distribute Burberry Beauty products around the world under its luxury division.

April 3, 2017

The patent application describes a razor system with a heating element mounted to the razor’s housing to transfer heat while shaving.

April 3, 2017

The anti-cavity fluoride toothpaste is designed to strengthen and protect developing teeth while fighting cavities, the company said. 

March 31, 2017

The studio’s goal is to have women share their personal stories at DoveRealBeauty.com that expand beyond typically portrayed definitions of beauty.

March 31, 2017
A report in the New York Times looked at the work of L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator, where a group of 26 work to create cutting-edge products for the $438 billion worldwide beauty business. Among the products innovations — which have included five products from wearables to apps — is the Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings — a smart hairbrush that offers users insights into the state of their hair and how to take care of it. (New York Times)