December 12, 2014

Entrepreneur Ceata E. Lash experienced migraines when wearing elastic bands on her voluminous, naturally coily hair. Frustrated, she set out on a mission to create a functional tool to both secure big hair and allow it to maintain fullness without cinching, pulling or causing the user pain. Enter the PuffCuff Hair Clamp.

December 11, 2014

The 1990s are long over, and so is the thin eyebrow trend that came with it. “It’s a big brow boom right now. It is really a good time to be in the brow business,” Joey Healy, a prominent eyebrow stylist who is a favorite among celebrities and companies, told Drug Store News.

December 11, 2014

Understanding the importance of consumer education to drive sales of at-home beauty devices, earlier this year market leader Clarisonic opened its first brand installation within Macy’s Union Square location in San Francisco.

December 11, 2014

There’s a shift happening within the ethnic beauty market — specifically in the hair care segment — as competition in the category becomes more intense and as multicultural beauty marketers increasingly recognize the importance of breaking the borders between general and multicultural beauty.

December 11, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies has named Jorge Mesquita as worldwide chairman, effective Dec. 15, overseeing such brands as Aveeno, Johnson’s, Listerine, Neutrogena and Tylenol.

December 11, 2014

Beiersdorf’s Nivea Men brand will launch new products in January for guys with sensitive skin.

December 11, 2014

Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales to lift retail spending in November, the National Retail Federation said Thursday.

December 11, 2014

Girls don’t poop. At least that’s what we want guys to believe and, thanks to Poo-Pourri, we can still hide the truth.

December 11, 2014

Market data reflects growth in the liquid body wash category for 2014 as compared with 2013. DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create an exclusive report, “Shifts in Trends and Market Share Growth: Liquid Body Wash.”

December 10, 2014

Menasha Packaging’s Lakeville, Minn., facility has been certified by British Retail Consortium Global Standards, a leading global safety and quality certification program.

December 10, 2014

The makers of Proactiv have debuted #BeYouTV, a YouTube content series that offers beauty tutorials and more for the millennial generation.

December 9, 2014

Coty has announced the launch a revamped Coty.com as the company’s flagship site, as well as a new employee intranet called "The House."

December 9, 2014

Ethnic beauty brands are increasingly broadening their reach to target a broader audience, regardless of ethnicity. Natural hair care brand CURLS is no exception. To learn more about CURLS and how it is partnering with author Zane to drive awareness at retail, DSN caught up with founder and CEO Mahisha Dellinger.

December 9, 2014

Jolen, the maker of Jolen Creme Bleach, has unveiled a newly enhanced website.

December 8, 2014

Eucerin, a Beiersdorf brand, has issued the results of a survey highlighting the external factors that play a role in the health of moms’ skin.

December 8, 2014

President Barack Obama signed into law in late November the Sunscreen Innovation Act.

December 5, 2014

The new TouchBack system of temporary hair color from ColorMetrics is hitting drug stores beginning in January, providing beauty mavens with salon-fresh hair color without the salon price.

December 5, 2014

L'Oréal Paris honored 10 women for their contributions to their communities at the ninth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday night and recognized Phyllis Sudman, co-founder of Simon's Fund, as the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree.

December 5, 2014

RetailNext on Thursday reported a decrease in U.S. store sales of 11% on a 11.4% decline in store traffic for the retail calendar month ending Nov. 29. 

 

December 5, 2014

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty posted strong double-digit gains in sales and net income for the third quarter and raised its fiscal 2014 sales and earnings guidance.

December 4, 2014

Menasha Packaging received an excellence award in the carton competition’s Innovation category for its TIDI Tower (for the TIDIShield Grab ‘n Go Eye Shield Dispensing System by TIDI Products), and an excellence award in the General category for its Coppertone Sport Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Special Pack, the company announced Wednesday.

December 4, 2014

How important is social media to beauty shoppers when deciding which products to buy? Which online channels are the most popular among beauty enthusiasts? To answer these questions, among many others, Drug Store News has teamed up with consumer analytics company TABS Group for a webinar to further examine today’s beauty landscape.


December 3, 2014

More than half (58%) of shoppers who use mobile devices indicate that they prefer to look up information on their devices while shopping, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Consumer Electronics Association.