May 6, 2014

Multicultural color cosmetics brand Milani Cosmetics has unveiled its first ever nationwide contest, which is aimed at empowering women to express themselves through the art of cosmetics.

April 21, 2014

Women’s love affair with lip color is still going strong as the segment continues to enjoy an upswing in sales and an onslaught of new products.

January 17, 2014

Multicultural beauty brand IMAN Cosmetics is the official cosmetics partner for “About Last Night” and will launch a new custom-created collection inspired by the film’s theme and characters.

January 9, 2014

Seductive red. Shiny. Matte. Regardless of what lip color you fancy, the bottom line is that lip color is hot — red hot.

January 7, 2014

ModiFace, a facial visualization and imaging technology company, has unveiled its new 3D Augmented Reality Makeup and Anti-Aging Mirror for beauty brands and retailers.

November 8, 2013

The lip segment is on the upswing with the shining star proving, once again, to be lip color.

November 8, 2013

Earlier this year, Revlon extended its ColorStay franchise with the launch of Ultimate Suede Lipstick.

November 5, 2013

Japonesque, a maker of makeup brushes and accessories, has announced its foray into the world of color. The new Japonesque color collection debuted in 220 Ulta Beauty stores on Oct. 27.

October 24, 2013

OPI has teamed up with celebrity partner Gwen Stefani in announcing seven new limited-edition nail lacquers for 2014, featuring color in breakthrough finishes.

August 29, 2013

Slated to be sold exclusively at Ulta Beauty locations beginning in September is a new limited-edition beauty collection by Stila Cosmetics inspired by the makeup used behind the scene on the television show, “Dancing with the Stars.”

August 29, 2013

Beauty brand NYX Cosmetics has expanded its retail distribution through a partnership with Target.

August 8, 2013

Lips are still getting a lot of attention as the bold lip continues to a make a big statement and beauty mavens indulge in the small luxury of lipstick.

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 9, 2013

Powerocks, creators of a colorful line of portable power banks, announced today the new Super Magicstick line of light, easy-to-carry lipstick or cigar-shaped power banks to charge smartphones on the go.

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.

November 5, 2012

Fall 2012 makeup was confident and sultry as lipstick made a comeback, at the expense of lip gloss, and eyes shouted sex appeal with dramatic eyeliner and bold brows. That’s the look that graced fashion runways, and judging by the numbers, consumers followed suit in the mass market.


July 16, 2012

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


June 8, 2012

Beauty brand JK Jemma Kidd — which was created by makeup artist, product designer and style icon Jemma Kidd — has unveiled its fall 2012 collection that will be available exclusively at Target stores and on Target.com beginning in August.

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.

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.


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.

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.


April 18, 2011

The majority of lipstick-wearing beauty mavens believe that lipstick improves their confidence, and many men associate women in red lipstick with such positive sentiments as being sexy and confident, according to the findings of a recent survey commissioned by L'Oréal Paris.

February 14, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with FaceCake Marketing Technologies to create a new lip makeover mobile app that enables beauty mavens to use their iPhones to view a lipstick shade on their own image.