September 29, 2016

The maker of chat platform Kik is launching a beauty category for its bot shop, which makes shopping more social on Kik. 

September 28, 2016

A Phoenix-based skin care company is aiming to capture a large share of the facial care market with its increasingly popular Makeup Eraser product.

September 28, 2016

Sephora is launching a series of complimentary, specialized in-store beauty classes developed to help inspire confidence in participants facing major life transitions. 

September 28, 2016

A new survey show that clean, green products continue to remain top of mind for many women when it comes to the personal care products category. 

September 27, 2016

Bartell Drugs is celebrating the beauty of fall with a Fall Beauty Event in October that features a guest appearance from a celebrity makeup artist.

September 27, 2016

HBW16 Demo Day, slated for Thursday, Sept. 29, will feature pre-selected companies presenting innovative concepts and services on stage to accelerators, retailers, suppliers and potential investors.

September 27, 2016

Demand for Korean beauty products shows no signs of slowing down, according to a new report from Fast Company.

September 27, 2016

Sephora is aiming to attract more teens to its stores by introducing a new Teen Makeup Class designed to teach teens how to reach their #beautygoals. 

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 21, 2016

Bringing together Coty and the P&G Specialty Beauty Business is expected to create one of the world's largest pure-play beauty companies with advertising and promotional spend estimated at well over $1 billlion.

September 20, 2016

KImberly-Clark on Tuesday announced the introduction of the U by Kotex Security Ultra Thin Long Pads and the U by Kotex Security Ultra Thin Overnight Pads. 

September 16, 2016
Prime members in Chicago can now order  beauty and personal care products from Merz Apothecary, a 100-years plus Chicago retail institution, and have the items delivered to their door in as little as one hour.
September 16, 2016
The company had previously launched the line at Sephora and Macy’s in 2011. 
September 16, 2016
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Unilever is currently in talks with Honest Co., which was co-founded by actress Jessica Alba. The report said Unilever is talking about a potential $1 billion deal, though The Wall Street Journal’s sources said Honest Co. has not yet ruled out and initial public offering instead of the acquisition. (The Wall Street Journal)
 
September 14, 2016

The activated charcoal trend seems like it's here to stay, with products launching not only in skin care but now in the dental category as well. 

September 14, 2016

The makers of the original shea butter skin care line, Out Of Africa, are launching a new line of baby products. 

September 14, 2016

Real Techniques by Sam and Nic is expanding its best-selling makeup sponge collection. 

September 14, 2016

Sephora is giving shoppers even more ways to "Beauty Together" with the launch of two new digital tools.

September 14, 2016

Leading skin care brand SheaMoisture is building on its successful #BreakTheWalls national awareness platform by launching a new phase of the campaign that highlights the divisive constructs of beauty.

September 13, 2016

Women everywhere from housewives to Hollywood stars are embracing a new trend that calls for less makeup and playing up natural features. It doesn't mean no makeup, but beauty products are used subtly to get a natural and glowing look.

September 13, 2016

Michael Bublé has just launched his first fragrance, and the scent sold out in less than 24 hours during its premiere on HSN.

September 13, 2016

A brand known for its easy-to-apply and long-lasting nail wraps is collaborating with the National Football League to release a capsule collection for all 32 teams. 

September 13, 2016

The retail landscape for beauty has changed dramatically, and retailers must focus on the customer experience, because that is where the sale is won or lost, where the brand comes to life, and where the seeds of loyalty are planted.

September 8, 2016

The FDA banned antibacterial chemicals from soaps and other personal care products last week, but some toothpastes that contain triclosan have been “demonstrated to be effective at reducing plaque and gingivitis,” according to an FDA spokeswoman who spoke to The New York Times. Before approving the toothpaste in 1997, the agency requested that the Colgate-Palmolive company conduct toxicology studies, and the FDA ultimately decided it was safe and effective. (The New York Times)