February 23, 2011

Perma Brands, a developer and distributor of personal care, beauty, bath and gift items in North America, is bringing to the U.S. market the Danish-designed Razorpit, which is a product designed to extend the life of a razor blade.

February 23, 2011

Freeman Beauty's Vita-K Professional line is expanding to now include Vita-K Professional deep facial lines and Vita-K Professional crow's feet treatments.

February 22, 2011

L'Oréal Paris has named Aimee Mullins, athlete, fashion model and actress, as its newest global ambassador.

February 22, 2011

The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Aveeno and Rite Aid, hits the road once again in March, providing free full-body skin cancer screenings and informing the public on the latest skin cancer information.

February 18, 2011



Following a dismal year 
in 2009, U.S. prestige beauty categories experienced an upswing in 2010 and, judging by the numbers, 2011 looks to be a positive year for prestige beauty.

February 18, 2011

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Nail color is hot, and mega pop star Justin Bieber has a growing legion of devoted fans, so why not merge the two? That is just what Nicole by OPI has done with its new One Less Lonely Girl collection, priced at $7.99 per polish.


February 18, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Pacific World is launching exclusively at Walmart in March its new GeoGirl eco-friendly beauty line for tweens. The 69-SKU collection, which has suggested retail pricing between $3.98 and $5.98, includes makeup for face, lips, cheeks and eyes, as well as skin and body care. The formulas are made with 100%-natural fragrances, and the packaging is made of recyc­lable materials.



February 18, 2011

Judging by the numbers, the wobbly economy largely has benefited the men’s grooming segment.


February 18, 2011

There’s a reason Walgreens’ leaders are pushing so hard to upgrade communications capabilities and reach consumers through every channel, from stores and drive-through pharmacies to social media and smart phones. “Multichannel shoppers are three times more valuable to a retailer than a single-channel shopper,” president and CEO Greg Wasson said in January.


February 16, 2011

New swashbuckling colors are on the horizon as OPI gears up to launch a new, limited-edition nail lacquer collection based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.

February 16, 2011

A new public service campaign created by Clearasil in conjunction with MTV Networks, which promotes awareness and education about issues affecting young adults, made its debut this week.

February 16, 2011

A company has been recognized by the Natural Products Association for touting natural ingredients in its skin care collection.

February 16, 2011

HealthWarehouse.com and GC America on Wednesday announced a partnership to distribute MI Paste, a professional dental product that helps strengthen teeth and aids in keeping them cavity-resistant.

February 16, 2011

Global fashion and beauty guru Jonathan Antin will be featured in a new campaign by hairstyle tools maker Conair.

February 16, 2011

Procter & Gamble is extending its Have You Tried This Yet? campaign through a partnership with the League of United Latin American Citizens.

February 16, 2011

Models that hit the runway for the Z Spoke Zac Posen show during New York Fashion Week had their tresses styled with Göt2b products, thanks to celebrity stylist Larry Sims.

February 16, 2011

Beauty retailer Ulta said it will award more than $100,000 in scholarship grants across 13 U.S. cities to female high school seniors.

February 15, 2011

Tongue cleaner Orabrush has closed a $2.5 million investment round with True Ventures of Palo Alto, Calif., and returning investor 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners of Chicago. The funds will be used to help accelerate the company's retail growth strategy, according to the manufacturer.

February 14, 2011

French beauty company L'Oréal has announced the departure of Lindsay Owen-Jones, the company's longtime chairman.

February 14, 2011

NSF International, a U.S. testing and certification organization, has partnered with Natrue, the international natural and organic cosmetic association based in Brussels, to develop a national standard for natural personal care products.

February 14, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with FaceCake Marketing Technologies to create a new lip makeover mobile app that enables beauty mavens to use their iPhones to view a lipstick shade on their own image.

February 11, 2011

Nicole by OPI has announced that it will reissue its sold-out One Less Lonely Girl nail lacquer shades, inspired by the songs and fans of pop star Justin Bieber.

February 10, 2011

Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal has announced that it is partnering with the cancer support network Happy Chemo! and now will be recognized as a local cancer resource for natural body products.

February 9, 2011

CHI Rx Moisture Therapy with 3DS complex, the first line of retail hair care products from CHI Home, is slated to hit major retailers in April.