June 19, 2013

Estée Lauder Cos., whose brands include Aveda, Bumble and bumble and American Beauty, has appointed former Heineken N.V. and PepsiCo executive Michael O’Hare to serve as its EVP global human resources.

June 17, 2013

Sales of U.S. prestige men’s fragrances are on the rise, according to recent research by global information company The NPD Group.

June 14, 2013

The superstars of the fragrance industry were honored last week at The Fragrance Foundation Awards event held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City.

June 10, 2013

Cutex has announced the availability of its Advanced Revival formula at Five Below retail stores across the United States.

June 10, 2013

The Master of Professional Studies degree program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City recently showcased its final projects at the annual FIT Capstone presentation. This year’s presentation focused on “Beauty in a Digital World.”

Beauty is helping to redefine the customer experience of shopping a drug store and is helping retailers set themselves apart from rivals in a very competitive environment.

May 30, 2013

For that ultimate flawless finish, women have discovered the beauty of such products as primers, perfecting bases or setting mists — products that even skin tone, disguise fine lines and wrinkles, improve makeup wear-ability and prevent color from running or fading. In other words, they are those little magic tricks in a bottle.

May 30, 2013

It comes as little surprise that nail color continues to be hot — red hot — as beauty mavens enjoy the self-expression, experimentation and affordability provided by at-home nail color innovation.

May 30, 2013

Beauty trends are as much a reflection of the consumer's state of mind as they are a reflection of the technological innovations put forth by research-and-development teams at laboratories around the world. While consumers are not able to verbalize their expectations for the ideal product that will fulfill their needs, they are able to pinpoint gaps with their unmet needs through their purchasing patterns.

May 30, 2013

Is the personal care market ripe for acquisitions? Global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. thinks so.

May 30, 2013

Oh, how the eyes still have it — eyelashes to be precise. Sales of false lashes continue to enjoy double-digit growth, as evidenced by the most recent data provided by IRI. Sales of false eyelashes and adhesives rose 11.4% to about $84.8 million for the 52 weeks ended April 21 at total U.S. multi-outlets.

May 30, 2013

Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.

May 29, 2013

NYX Cosmetics, the professional makeup line known for offering a full assortment of "affordable luxury" makeup products, announced the appointment of Cristina Bartolucci as chief creative director.

May 28, 2013

Following the launch of Values Inside Out, Sephora's charitable platform has presented the first limited-edition cosmetic collection to benefit its nonprofit partners.

May 22, 2013

Red Carpet Manicure, which manufactures an at-home LED gel manicure system, has officially unveiled its new nail, cuticle and hand treatments.

May 20, 2013

Pharmaclay Delivery Systems has announced that it will introduce Clayspray, a line of clay-based beauty products targeting the face and body, to the U.S. market this summer.

May 15, 2013

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation named the first set of awards of the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program at the Spring Operations Conference of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools, BCL’s parent body.

May 8, 2013

MBA Beauty is looking to shake up the nail care segment with the rollout of its new tweets :), Waterworks and Dr Marvey lines.

May 2, 2013

A recently released reported that analyzed and measured the level of metals in 32 lip products does not provide any “new meaningful information” and the traces of metals found were not “unexpected given their natural presence in air, soil and water,” according to a statement issued Thursday by the Personal Care Products Council.

April 25, 2013

Beauty brand Revlon posted a net loss during the first quarter, including charges, as net sales rose 2.1%, excluding the unfavorable impact of foreign currency fluctuations.

April 24, 2013

The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to recently published the Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.

April 21, 2013

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy introduced in 2012 its new Natural Beauty Bar at its Pacific Palisades location.

April 21, 2013

Looking to further tap into the high-growth nail category, CVS/pharmacy unveiled in late 2012 its Nail HQ Kiosk. The Nail HQ Kiosk is available at more than 2,000 CVS/pharmacy locations.

April 21, 2013

What are the key trends driving sales of false eyelashes? What are the greatest misconceptions about false lashes?

April 21, 2013

Joel Carden, EVP of Pacific World, recently talked with Drug Store News about the high-growth nail category to share his insights on how retailers can successfully enter the at-home gel polish space and how Pacific World's gel polish technology, SensatioNail, is helping to fuel growth.