June 10, 2016

Sephora and other retailers are ramping up efforts to monetize millennial-friendly mobile platforms, including Kik, Snapchat and others. (Bay Area News Group)

June 9, 2016

Iconic performer Celine Dion is planning to launch a new lifestyle collection in 2017 that includes beauty and other personal care products.

June 6, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the vitamins, minerals and supplements; diet; and sports nutrition segments, highlighting new products that are shaking up the OTC aisles.

June 3, 2016

Shiseido has entered into an agreement with Alitcor Inc. to acquire its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gurwitch Products. The Gurwitch portfolio includes the ReVive and Laura Mercier beauty brands. (Bloomberg)

June 3, 2016

Millennials are buying fewer beauty products online, according to a new survey from TABS Analytics. And the reasons for this behavior explain why spending habits are shifting and why retailers are changing to accommodate these shifts. (Racked)

June 2, 2016

Johnson & Johnson is looking to strengthen its position in hair care by agreeing to acquire Vogue International, a privately held personal care products company, for approximately $3.3 billion in cash.

June 1, 2016

French beauty brand Bourjois is making it easier for consumers to get a professional-style gel manicure at home.

June 1, 2016

French skin care company Caudalie is one of the top beauty brands in the U.S. The Financial Times asked the company's founder, Mathilde Thomas, how a chance meeting led her to create a skin care treatment and move her family from Paris to New York. (Financial Times)

May 27, 2016

Ulta Beauty blew past expectations in the first quarter with a 15.2% increase in same store sales and a 38.8% e-commerce boost.

May 26, 2016

CCA Industries Inc. has launched a new logo, "Core Care America," and corporate identity.  

May 25, 2016

Two of the biggest magazine brands for women are teaming up to launch a subscription beauty box service for brides, the first of many such boxes planned.

May 20, 2016

Elizabeth Arden is celebrating strong women with a new multi-platform digital campaign paying homage to the entrepreneurial and inspirational voice of the brand's eponymous founder. 

May 20, 2016

A new beauty boutique opened in New York this month, and the retailer is more like Tesla and Whole Foods than Sephora. The New York Times reports that the new beauty retailer is selling more than beauty products; it is selling the idea that natural wellness creates beauty. (New York Times)

May 19, 2016

A popular brand of cosmetics either must prove its products really do plump skin, regenerate collagen and lighten age spots, or stop claiming they do, the Food and Drug Administration says. According to NBC News, the FDA sent a warning letter to Reviva Labs over eight different products that also claim to clear up acne-prone oily skin, erase spider veins and help eradicate bruises. (NBC News)

May 18, 2016

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.

May 16, 2016

Skin care brand H2O+ Beauty has launched a reimagining of the brand that focuses on social media, a more user-friendly website and new products and packaging.

May 10, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics, bath, hair and skin care segments, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

May 10, 2016

There are ample opportunities for up-and-coming cosmetics lines to squeeze onto mass walls as the industry awaits the transition of several lines from Procter & Gamble to Coty.

April 14, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the lip, brow, nail and hair categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisles.

April 13, 2016

It is 11 a.m. on a Thursday at the new NYX store in Willowbrook Mall in N.J., and already shoppers are congregating near the expansive lip collection. Called The Lip Bar, the fixture sports almost 700 colors.

March 9, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the men's grooming category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the men's skin care aisle.

February 17, 2016

Maybelline is planning to introduce a black lipstick as part of the company's upcoming line of Color Sensational Loaded Bolds, a collection of 11 lipsticks in strong colors, according to Allure. (Allure)

January 29, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the oral care and natural/organic cosmetics categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

January 15, 2016

A popular lip balm has been hit with a class action lawsuit claiming the product can cause blisters and rashes. (ABC News)