October 12, 2015

When Macy’s announced in February it was buying beauty retailer Bluemercury, a lot of watchers wondered what the little-known niche retailer could offer the nation’s second largest department store chain.

October 12, 2015

A product's health and wellness benefits are influential purchase decision drivers for more than half of survey respondents (59%). 

October 8, 2015

NRF is forecasting online sales to increase between 6% and 8% to as much as $105 billion.

October 7, 2015

Clarisonic’s new product is aimed at bringing men into the skincare device category. 

October 6, 2015

PwC forecasts that today's consumer preferences and economic realities will likely make the 2015 holiday season one of the most interesting we have seen in years. 

October 6, 2015

In this installment of What’s Next, Lonni Delane writes about Makeup in New York, the annual show that recently took over the Penn Plaza Pavilion. 

October 5, 2015

The company has made a documentary profiling burn survivors and posted it to the Bio-Oil Facebook page, with every share counting as a $1 donation to the Phoenix Society. 

October 4, 2015

One of the centerpieces of GMDC’s Health Beauty Wellness 2015 conference is its product showcase. The top showcase products are chosen by buyers who, when visiting the showcase, are given Android-based scanners that are used to scan the QR code on a brand’s display. Drug Store News looks at the 10 brands with the most scans as of 2 p.m. on Sunday.

October 3, 2015

As suppliers meet with wholesalers and retailers at GMDC’s Health Beauty Wellness Conference 2015 with the aim of their products getting a wider audience, the products themselves are front and center at the showcase. Drug Store News highlights some of the hot beauty products on display at HBW 2015.

October 2, 2015

Skincare company eos, known for its egg-shaped lip balm, announced recently that it reached a settlement with OraLabs, a private-label manufacturer that had been selling off-brand egg-shaped lip balm.

October 2, 2015

As H&M rolls out its new line of beauty products, the Huffington Post is reporting that it might be able to give well-established beauty brands a run for their money. “Everything is priced under $25, and H&M definitely didn't hold back when it came to offering beauty products with rich pigments, long-lasting formulas and sophisticated packaging,“ the report said. “And it's all displayed atop sleek beauty stations that rival Sephora's, enticing beauty mavens and mavericks to touch, try and buy it all.” (Huffington Post)

October 1, 2015

With the growing popularity of beards among men, Universal Beauty Products is launching an all-natural line called Beard Guyz. Drug Store News recently caught up with Universal Beauty Products' Howard Brauner to talk about the new line and opportunities in male facial hair.

October 1, 2015

L'Oreal Paris USA has launched two initiatives focused around the launch of the company’s Advanced Haricare Nutri-Gloss, the latest addition to its Advanced Haircare product line.

September 30, 2015

The straightener mists hair with water immediately before the heating plates are pressed together, which is aimed at reducing damage caused by straightening hair and reducing the amount of frizz.

September 29, 2015

ECRM’s European Beauty, Personal & Health Care week events will feature meetings between global suppliers and global retailers and distributors, as well as educational sessions. 

September 29, 2015

Skincare devices are getting more popular — showing growth in the past year — and their owners are reporting satisfaction, according to a new NPD Group survey. 

September 28, 2015

The Pharmabox automated retailing center provides more than 150 of the top selling brands typically found in a retail pharmacy.

September 24, 2015

The company’s Clear & Confident line includes a facial cleanser, a facial moisturizer with SPF 30 and a skin lightener cream, as well as a kit that contains all three, and all have bilingual packaging. 

September 24, 2015

The NYX Professional Makeup store will offer the brand’s exclusive line of cosmetic products and celebrate everyday makeup artistry via an interactive approach that combines digital technology with a hands-on, self-learning environment.   

September 24, 2015

Despite the industry saying that at-home tooth whitening is perfectly safe, consumers still tend to be wary.

September 23, 2015

The workshop is for suppliers who may be new to the industry or haven’t had as much success in the independent segment as they desire. 

September 23, 2015

Using the ManiMatch app, shoppers can scan their hand and then scroll through more than 200 of Sally Hansen’s shades to try them on, including personalized color recommendations based on skin tone.

September 22, 2015

The fragrance-free cream is meant to relieve diaper rash in less than six hours, the company said.

September 22, 2015

The partnership will focus on some of Zendaya’s preferred CHI products, including the company’s G2 Styling Iron, Escape Cordless Styling Iron and its Argan Oil collection