December 19, 2014

While more and more beauty shoppers are buying products online, big box retailers, pharmacies and grocery stores are still the top sources for many cosmetics and grooming products, according to the findings of a recent survey by The Harris Poll.

December 17, 2014

E-commerce is now an integral part of the beauty business as nearly half of consumers buy more beauty and personal care items online this year compared with last year, according to A.T. Kearney’s new Beauty and the E-Commerce Beast: 2014 Edition study.

December 5, 2014

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the hair care, lasers and brows categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

December 1, 2014

IT Cosmetics has announced that it has designed a new signature set of makeup brushes, as part of its partnership with Ulta Beauty, for the Live Beauty Fully giveback initiative.

November 17, 2014

It may account for the smallest percentage of total color cosmetics, but don’t let that fool you. Lip color is currently the darling of the cosmetics category.

November 17, 2014

Taking its cue from the runway looks during Spring 2014 Fashion Week, Maybelline New York launched in October its new Creamy Mattes Color Sensational collection.

November 13, 2014

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the lip color cosmetics category, including the latest trends, in this report.

November 11, 2014

Safe 'N' Beautiful, the Greek cosmetics brand behind Snails nail polish for children and S'N'B Wash Off polishes for women, has experienced rapid growth with a 496% increase in global sales and is set to further expand the Snails and S'N'B brands to additional countries, the company announced.

October 15, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. looks to acquire Le Labo, a fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand with a French heritage.

October 15, 2014

The multicultural beauty market continues to outpace growth of the overall market for cosmetics and toiletries, posting a 3.7% increase in 2014, as many ethnic brands broaden their reach to target a wider audience, regardless of ethnicity, according to a report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

October 8, 2014

The creators of tube-forming mascara blinc have now launched a lash primer to provide jet black volume and length.

October 8, 2014

As the exclusive nail sponsor of Stella McCartney Collections in 2014, Sally Hansen hit the runway at Stella McCartney’s Summer 2015 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week.

October 2, 2014

IT Cosmetics and Ulta Beauty have inked an exclusive partnership and launched a first-of-its-kind makeup brush co-brand, IT Brushes for Ulta.

September 22, 2014

Benefit Cosmetics is taking a bold approach to beauty and friendship with its new “Wing Women” campaign.

September 9, 2014

Hair care products that promise to hydrate and moisturize hair are no doubt popular, but those claims didn’t top the list in 2014, according to Mintel’s Global New Product Database.

September 2, 2014

Emerging beauty brand OPIVU Cosmetics has announced the end of a nearly four-year trademark infringement battle with Coty’s OPI Cosmetics.

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.