May 13, 2013

Vichy Laboratories, in conjunction with the kickoff for National Women's Health Week, announced the launch of new additions of skin care products for 50-something women designed to address the signs of hormonal aging.

March 4, 2013

Beiersdorf has introduced its new Nivea Lip Butter line, which includes shea butter and almond oil, the beauty product company said.

December 11, 2012

This holiday season nail and lip color are expected to be hot holiday items, and consumers can expect to see an array of colors and textures in both categories this season, according to The NPD Group.

November 15, 2012

Blistex on Thursday announced the launch of Moisture Melt and Simple and Sensitive lip balms.

August 8, 2012

Prestige makeup sales within U.S. department stores were on the rise during the first half of the year, with one of the biggest winners being nail, which experienced robust double-digit growth, according to market research firm the NPD Group.

July 30, 2012

Lip Smacker is celebrating its 40th anniversary next year with an array of limited-edition flavors and promotions.

July 16, 2012

What type of makeup is hot? That which offers skin care benefits.


April 6, 2012

Carma Labs earlier this year teamed with mixed media artist Lisa Pavelka to launch 365 Days of Lip Service, a collection of artwork created on the lids of 366 Carmex lip balm jars.

April 5, 2012

Mentholatum has announced the launch of its new Softlips Gloss line in pearl and coral shades.

March 7, 2012

Carma Labs last week featured two new products at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS.

February 8, 2012

While many men report using some sort of grooming product, there still is a significant opportunity in facial skin care for men, according to a new study by market research firm NPD Group.

December 13, 2011

NYC New York Color, a Coty beauty brand, is rolling out several new lip products for spring 2012, including its new City Duet 2-in-1 Split lipstick, which features two shades in a single bullet.

December 7, 2011

Sally Hansen, a Coty beauty brand, is looking to make lips oh-so-kissable this spring with its new Moisture Twist 2-in-1 Primer + Color lip care.

December 1, 2011

Prestige makeup sales experienced growth during the first 10 months of the year, with the nail segment coming out a winner all around with a $50-plus increase in both nail enamel and top/base coats, according to beauty market research conducted by the NPD Group.

October 19, 2011

Lip color has its groove back. According to data from SymphonyIRI Group, lipstick sales at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) rose about 3% to $70.6 million for the 12 weeks ended Sept. 4.


October 11, 2011

Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip balm with SPF 20, available at mass market retailers beginning in October.

September 14, 2011

Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip Balm with SPF 20.

September 9, 2011

Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

August 17, 2011

After seasons of sparkle nails, Violent Lips is putting the trend front and center with Glitteratti temporary lip tattoos.

July 27, 2011

Total sales of prestige makeup experienced healthy gains during the first five months of the year, thanks to trends in dramatic eyes, soft lip shades and bold and bright nail colors, according to new beauty market research by NPD.

July 6, 2011

Celebrity makeup artist and critically acclaimed "brow king" Ramy Gafni has rolled out his Fall in Love makeup collection for fall 2011 — a re-release of his classic fall favorites.

July 5, 2011


Total U.S. beauty sales may be trending similar in the mass and prestige channels but with different drivers, according to market research provider the NPD Group.


June 20, 2011

Judging by many makeup looks on the runways of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2011 in New York, it was evident that lipstick was going to be in the shopping basket of many beauty mavens. That has proven to be the case.


June 7, 2011

The total prestige lip segment rose 7% to $185.2 million in U.S. department stores, with the shining star being lip color, according to beauty market research conducted by NPD.