February 5, 2015

The old adage may claim that “beauty is only skin deep,” but what today’s retailers are realizing is that beauty is as deep as the customer experience. This has given rise to a heightened focus on new services, higher-end offerings and staffing beauty departments with specially trained beauty advisers.

February 5, 2015

Schick announced the debut of the new Schick Xtreme3 Ultimate, its latest brand enhancement in disposable shave.

February 5, 2015

Sporting lush lashes is key to creating that perfect bold eye, and more women seem to be bringing some va-va-voom to their beauty regimen with false lashes.

February 5, 2015

Today’s retailers are increasingly going high tech, embracing the latest technologies to further elevate the in-store shopping experience. This trend is especially evident in the beauty and fashion space — and for good reason. Such technologies enable shoppers to easily “try before they buy” and quickly access product information.

February 5, 2015

Are we in the midst of a beauty revolution? Perhaps. It is no secret that the ever-changing beauty category is all about trends, but one could argue that we are embarking on an especially interesting time in beauty as technology is changing the way consumers shop and new innovations strive to break through the noise.

February 5, 2015

This year’s hot beauty look is all about balance, with beauty mavens selecting a natural, no-makeup look on the skin, paired with a bold eye — especially a bold brow.

February 4, 2015

Colgate is teaming up with Family Dollar to inspire African-American families during February's Black History Month to honor their past and treasure their future with a healthy smile.

February 4, 2015

There’s a new kid on the virtual beauty block. Welcome Credo, a modern, digital beauty apothecary start-up based in San Francisco.

February 4, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette is promising a rust-free bathroom with its new Gillette Fusion ProGlide Sensitive 2-in-1 Shave Gel Plus Skin Care.

February 4, 2015

Remington is looking to revolutionize the shave category with its new SmartEdge Foil Shaver.

February 4, 2015

The Body Shop Australia transfers ownership.

February 4, 2015

The U.S. prestige beauty industry reached $11.2 billion and grew 3% in dollar sales in 2014, compared with 2013, according to global information company the NPD Group, with makeup experiencing the healthiest gain, 6%, while fragrance dollars grew 2% and skincare increased by 1%.

February 3, 2015

Much of the mobile app experience happens in the comfortable, unrushed environment of the home, with 85% of shoppers preferring to shop there via mobile.

February 3, 2015

Celebrated manicurist and famed color mixologist Nonie Creme has officially announced her newest venture — the launch of Nonie Creme Colour Prevails available exclusively at Walgreens, Walgreens.com, Duane Reade and Drugstore.com.

January 30, 2015

Bee Bald, a line of natural grooming and skin care products for men, has broadened its portfolio with its new Smooth Plus with SPF 30.

January 30, 2015

International B2B beauty trade show Cosmoprof North America has announced that its exclusive Discover Beauty program will return for its ninth consecutive year.

January 30, 2015

The Network of Executive Women has launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change via a campaign dubbed “It’s Time,” which calls on industry leaders to advance more women leaders in the retail and consumer goods and services industry, and to create a workplace that is more collaborative, flexible and inclusive.

January 29, 2015

The American Association of University Women, as part of an ongoing collaboration with Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand, has awarded grants totaling nearly $50,000 to 11 student-led teams to fight stereotypes and biases on college campuses around the nation.

January 29, 2015

Colgate announced on Thursday during the fourth quarter it posted organic sales growth and higher profitability as new launches in the United States helped fuel volume growth.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

 

January 29, 2015

L'Oréal Professionnel has announced that Eva Green — Bond girl in Casino Royale, heroin of the new TV series “Penny Dreadful” and star of the next film by Tim Burton, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,” which will be released in 2016 — is the new international spokeswoman for L'Oréal Professionnel.

 

January 29, 2015

Markwins has entered into an agreement to acquire from Aspire Brands the Bonne Bell and Lip Smacker assets.

January 29, 2015

Skin care brand Murad has announced the debut of its new Youth Builder Bodycare, a family of transformative body treatments that address the most prevalent body-aging concerns, including uneven skin tone and texture, loss of elasticity and firmness and dehydration.

January 28, 2015

BareMinerals has unveiled its new Complexion Rescue, a tinted, hydrating gel cream invented by encapsulating hydrating humectants and pigment with mineral infused water to help lock in moisture upon contact with skin for hydration and rapid absorption.