August 27, 2014

A bill in California that would ban plastic mircobeads in soaps and cosmetics was refused by the state Senate, according to an Associated Press report.

August 21, 2014

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products increased during second quarter 2014, according to the NPD Group, and the momentum is expected to continue.

August 20, 2014

With beauty mavens still embracing the bold lip trend, the lip gloss segment has lost some of its shine, as sales experienced a double-digit decline.

August 20, 2014

The nail care segment continues to battle a downshift in sales as the once red-hot at-home gel manicure trend cools and manufacturers face tough comps.

August 20, 2014

Milani Cosmetics, a color cosmetics brand, on Wednesday announced the launch of Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow. Milani also announced enhancements to its digital platform, helping to enrich the customer experience from trial to purchase.

August 20, 2014

Bold brows are hot, hot, hot.

The trend toward a defined eye continues to fuel sales of eye makeup and that is especially the case for brows, as sales are on the rise in both the mass market and prestige channels.

August 20, 2014

“Fusing” together gel and nail polish — literally — is SensatioNail Fuse, which was launched earlier this year by Pacific World.

August 19, 2014

The lip cosmetics segment experienced a rise of almost 9% between 2012 and 2014, with sales slated to reach the $1.4 billion mark this year, according to new research from Mintel.

August 19, 2014

Coty announced the introduction of Wild Essence Halle Berry, a new fragrance that embodies the essence of a woman in nature, according to the company.

August 19, 2014

One Source Industries announced the introduction of Accu Colors, a nail tip swatch system that allows consumers to see how various colors will look before making a purchase.

August 8, 2014

Pharmacist-created skin care line, eb5, has introduced a new formula and new product packaging.
 


August 6, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has further broadened its collection of exclusive beauty brands with the launch of its new MUA Makeup Academy.

August 4, 2014

Among women who subscribe to makeup sample subscription programs, 83% were influenced to buy the full-sized product, according to recent research by global information company the NPD Group.

August 4, 2014

Target is gearing up for fall with the launch of the Pixi by Petra collection for fall 2014 developed by makeup artist Petra Strand.

July 30, 2014

Revlon announced on Wednesday that second-quarter net sales in its consumer segment experienced a 2.5% boost thanks to higher sales of Revlon color cosmetics, Revlon ColorSilk and Sinful Colors, but a higher advertising expense impacted profits during the period.

July 28, 2014

CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners, Nutra Nail nail care treatments and Scar Zone scar treatment, widened its net loss during second quarter 2014, and has pulled the plug on its Gel Perfect brand.

 

July 28, 2014

Pharmacies in Europe are reportedly stealing market share from beauty retailers like Sephora as they increasingly stock their shelves with natural and organic cosmetic brands, and consumers look to curb spending on higher-priced products, according to a Reuters report.

July 14, 2014

Newcomer SOBO Skin Care has announced the release of a complete line of anti-aging skin care products including a wrinkle cream containing resveratrol.

July 10, 2014

Finnish beauty brand Lumene has kicked off 2014 with a bang with revamped packaging and a broadened product portfolio. The evolution continues as the company further extends its Bright Now line into anti-aging.

July 10, 2014

Benefiting from a heightened focus on healthier, youthful-looking skin and a flawless complexion, sales within the facial cleanser segment are on the upswing.

July 9, 2014

Anthony Brands has hired Dana Kline, who has more than 25 years of experience in the cosmetics and fragrance industry, to serve as its new EVP global sales.

July 9, 2014

Coty has unveiled a new organizational structure to create a more integrated model built around categories and regions while maintaining prestige and mass differentiation.

July 9, 2014

Eylure lashes is a heritage brand that is 65 years in the making, known for creating Elizabeth Taylor’s Cleopatra look to collaborating with pop star Katy Perry. Today, the U.K.-based brand is continuing to make its mark in the U.S. market with new packaging to help make the segment easier to shop.

July 2, 2014

The bold brow trend is fueling growth within U.S. prestige makeup, according to the NPD Group, a global information company.