July 24, 2015

Color cosmetics trends, particularly eye makeup, are driving U.S. consumers’ beauty spending, according to Mintel’s Color Cosmetics U.S. 2015 report.

July 14, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has announced the launch of its U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Measured Market retail sales tracking service, which offers a broader view of the prestige beauty universe through expanded retailer and marketplace coverage for makeup, skin care, and fragrance.

June 24, 2015

Animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients, and the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics, would be phased out under legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 15, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the skin care, at-home devices, fragrance, feminine care, oral care and sun care categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

The pressures on mass market fragrances have yet to ease, and as industry players work to determine whether the current downturn is a long-term secular decline or the result of recent consumer behavior, manufacturers are not resting on their laurels.

June 15, 2015

The skin care device market is brimming with opportunities as usage remains low but interest is quickly growing. And now new research further supports that claim.

June 12, 2015

Swoon Beauty’s Universal Lip Gloss Scoop & Applicator will be available on Target.com starting June 14th for consumers who want to salvage every last drop of their favorite lip glosses.

June 10, 2015

NYX Cosmetics has launched its fourth annual NYX FACE Awards, a multi-national competition that celebrates the online makeup artist and beauty community in search of The Beauty Vlogger of the Year.

June 5, 2015

Beauty brand Too Faced Cosmetics has announced that General Atlantic will acquire a majority stake in the company from Weston Presidio.

June 3, 2015

Maesa Group, a designer and manufacturer of private label and exclusive beauty products, has acquired a European beauty brand found exclusively at DM, Germany’s largest drug store retailer.

June 3, 2015

Coty’s Sally Hansen brand is broadening its portfolio with several new nail care products.

May 27, 2015

Cosmetic Executive Women is looking to expand the consumer reach of its annual Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards by launching an online magazine created specifically for beauty connoisseurs.

May 22, 2015

Hitting mass and drug retailers is the Love2Love Bluebell + White Tea fragrance, Coty has announced.

May 21, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines niche opportunities in the natural product, device, oil and depilatory categories , including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

May 21, 2015

Did you know that makeup residue, oil and dead skin can collect on makeup brushes and impact your skin’s health?

May 21, 2015

DSN senior editor MIchael Johnsen examines niche opportunities in the intimacy health, gummy vitamin, pet health and cough-cold prevention categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

May 20, 2015

You are what you eat. Well, in this case, you are what you put on your skin. That’s why customers increasingly are seeking truly natural beauty products.

May 20, 2015

What’s Next is a new feature of DSN written by consumer beauty blogger Lonni Delane. The goal is to help give beauty merchants the cutting edge they need to stay ahead of the latest and greatest beauty trends.

May 15, 2015

The skin care device market is primed for growth, according to a new report from Mintel, as women are motivated by convenience and the promise of professional results.

May 8, 2015

Coming off its third quarter, Coty executives remain optimistic about the future as it works to further drive growth of its power brands.

May 7, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in beauty, including the latest trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.

 

April 22, 2015

For the past 52 weeks, cosmetics were a $7.1 billion industry, and the eye, facial and lip subcategories accounted for $4.7 billion of those sales. Within the drug store channel alone, cosmetics experienced $2.7 billion in sales, and the eye, face and lip subcategories saw $1.8 billion. DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports, and this article examines the market performance of top brands within those subcategories for the past 27 months.

April 22, 2015

When it comes to beauty, you can’t win without the Hispanic shopper.

April 21, 2015

The personal care products industry supports legislation introduced Monday that would bring greater FDA oversight.