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. 

April 15, 2015

ModelLauncher Cosmetics has developed a line of fashion makeup and website for aspiring models.

April 14, 2015

The new Cutex Twister with SPA Formula one-stop polish remover jar allows users to both soak and scrub their nails.

April 8, 2015

New research by The NPD Group shows that "men are establishing a new relationship with fragrance, and their level of experimentation and sophistication has risen."

April 2, 2015

Coty has completed its acquisition of the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel.

April 1, 2015

Cosmoprof North America is once again welcoming the best of niche prestige beauty brands with its Spotlights initiative.

 

 

March 31, 2015

According to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care research, seasonality takes hold as a key beauty trend.
 

March 25, 2015

Skin care brand Pond's kicks off its Rejuveness Two-Week Anti-Wrinkle Challenge and teams up with actress Jordana Brewster to connect with a new generation of women.

March 12, 2015

Following a “year of significant change and transformation,” Revlon saw a lift in fourth-quarter sales and swung to a profit.

March 11, 2015

A recently published Kline & Co. report highlights some of the most dynamic performers in the U.S. professional skin care market in 2014.

March 11, 2015

Sonia Kashuk’s new spring 2015 limited edition collection features sophisticated new shades of her award-winning formulas and an array of luxe new brushes and beauty tools. The new collection hits Target in March.

March 9, 2015

Beyoncé will introduce the fifth fragrance in the Beyoncé Heat fragrance franchise.

March 5, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the men's grooming and oral care categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

March 4, 2015

As part of its quest to be the most loved and shopped beauty destination, Walgreens offers an array of its “owned brands.” These chain exclusives fill in gaps in assortments or offer tremendous value, according to Kina Guyton, Walgreens director of beauty owned brands.

March 4, 2015

Do you truly understand the dimensions of cosmetics consumer behavior and how these dimensions impact brand choices, outlet shopping patterns and attitudes toward the category overall? That was the focus of a webinar presented in February by consumer analytics company TABS Group.

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

March 3, 2015

Competition between beauty brands and services, and even experiences like vacations and entertainment, is altering the beauty landscape as nearly 6 million fewer women in the United States shopped for beauty in 2014, according to the NPD Group.