September 12, 2011

Portable oral care continues to experience strong growth and, if prior sales periods are any indication of what’s ahead, the segment will likely continue to flourish.

September 12, 2011

The expansive oral care market continues to swell as manufacturers further develop toothpastes that promise to provide specific results.

September 12, 2011

The oral care segment is a mature market — no doubt about it — but when it comes to tooth-whitening products, consumers have demonstrated that they will continue to snap up products that promise a brighter, whiter smile.

September 9, 2011

Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

September 9, 2011

Skin care company Basq has collaborated with Disney Consumer Products to develop an "It’s A Small World”-inspired skin care collection for moms and children.

September 9, 2011

SymphonyIRI Group on Thursday released a brand report highlighting what elements help drive brand selection and brand loyalty.

September 9, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Regina Tator as its director of private brands.

September 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette Venus razor brand is launching a new scholarship program for young Latinas through the Venus Goddess Fund for Education.

September 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice brand has announced the launch of its new "Smell Better Than Yourself" advertising campaign, which is centered around the Old Spice Red Zone collection of deodorant, body spray and body wash.

September 8, 2011

Unilever’s hair styling brand Tresemme has returned as the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2012 for the seventh consecutive season.

September 7, 2011

Alba Botanica, a Hain Celestial Group brand, is launching in October its new and improved Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hair Care collection.

September 7, 2011

Blistex is expanding its lip care portfolio with the October launch of two new products: Blistex Revive & Restore and Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother.

September 7, 2011

The Consumer Goods Forum released the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability, a global measurement system designed to help the consumer packaged goods industry to better assess the relative sustainability of packaging.

September 7, 2011

Gurwitch Products, the prestige cosmetics company whose portfolio includes Laura Mercier and RéVive brands, has announced the appointment of Kim Waite as VP global communications.

September 7, 2011

Lumene, a beauty brand from Finland that came to the U.S. beauty market in 2003 through an exclusive deal with CVS/pharmacy, has announced that its new Sensitive Touch 5 Min SOS cream will be available at CVS/pharmacy in October.

September 7, 2011

Red Carpet Manicure is bringing the professional salon experience to the mass market with its new at-home LED gel polish manicure and pedicure system.

September 7, 2011

Beauty retailer Ulta kicked off on Sept. 4 its “21 Days of Beauty” at stores nationwide, a celebration focusing on fall’s trends and corresponding free gifts, season beauty tips, in-store consultations and live demos from beauty brand experts.

September 7, 2011

Upsher-Smith Labs, maker of the AmLactin family of moisturizers, has announced the launch of the AmLactin Facebook page.

September 6, 2011

Bare Escentuals is launching in September its first-ever global creative platform and marketing campaign, “Be a Force of Beauty,” aimed at amplifying the core belief that beauty can change the world, both by inspiring positivity and activating women to put beauty into action.

September 6, 2011

Nail care brand Essie Cosmetics is making its mark on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for spring 2012 by creating exclusive backstage nail looks.

September 6, 2011

The U.S. specialty actives market is on the rise as consumers gain a better understanding of personal care active ingredients and increasingly demand products that deliver results, according to a recent report from consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

September 1, 2011

Unilever announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of the Alberto VO5 brand in the United States and Puerto Rico and the Rave brand globally to private equity firm Brynwood Partners, following approval by the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 31, 2011

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has hired a North American beauty sales manager to help bolster sales and awareness of its natural facial care brand in the United States.

August 31, 2011

Target is ushering in fall with Sonia Kashuk’s latest collection at Target, including shades and makeup brushes in a chic new print.