March 5, 2014

Parfums de Coeur, the maker of the Calgon bath and beauty brand, is gearing up for spring with new scents, beauty bar soap products, revamped packaging and a new ad campaign.

February 28, 2014

U.K. company Kind2Skin has entered the U.S. market with a new line of deodorants designed just for tweens.

February 26, 2014

Dial has introduced two new body washes, which were influenced by the rising popularity of vitamins and yogurt in food, the company said.

February 24, 2014

Naterra International, the maker of Tree Hut and Baby Magic, has developed a new bath and body care line called Aqua Spa.

February 20, 2014

Certain Dri antiperspirant has raised the bar on perspiration control with the introduction of a thicker, drip-free formulation — Certain Dri Clinical Strength Anti-Perspirant Roll-On.

January 24, 2014

Following its fourth-quarter results, Kimberly-Clark plans to pursue targeted growth initiatives and support growth opportunities with increased advertising and research spending.

January 9, 2014

Expect 2014 to be an interesting year for beauty as the category continues to see increased innovation, blurring of the lines and cross-pollination.

December 4, 2013

Some men may not like to admit that they have a skin care regime, but according to new research from Mintel, many younger men report using a facial moisturizing product.

According to Mintel, 58% of men ages 18 years to 24 years and 63% of men ages 25 years to 34 years report that they use a facial moisturizing product.

November 8, 2013

The U.S. men’s grooming category is expected to see growth through 2017, albeit perhaps at a slower rate than previously predicted due in part to a tapering of new product launches and increased market saturation in such categories as shave.

November 8, 2013

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

August 12, 2013

NACDS is hosting the inaugural Total Store Expo conference in Las Vegas from August 10 to 13. Below are some of our editors' picks of the hot beauty products at the show.

August 8, 2013

Men's grooming is one of the fastest-growing segments within beauty, as evidenced by rising sales figures and the recent push by retailers to bolster offerings just for him.

July 23, 2013

Skin care brand Indeed Laboratories is bringing its nanoblur and snoxin skin care products to the U.S. market, through distributor Boots USA, with exclusive availability at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

July 22, 2013

Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade this month.

June 21, 2013

No7 Men skin care products, part of the U.K.’s skin care brand No7 created by Boots, is now available chainwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

May 29, 2013

Domtar Corp. announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately-held Associated Hygienic Products, a manufacturer and supplier of store-brand infant diapers in the United States, from DSG International for $272 million.

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 20, 2013

Understanding the needs of the multicultural marketplace, personal care company Sundial Brands, the maker of SheaMoisture, is working to take a new general market positioning at retail. Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, talked with Drug Store News about the brand’s heritage and how it is catering to the needs of its customers.

January 30, 2013

A ban on importing and selling animal-tested cosmetics products and ingredients will enter into force in March. The ban affects all cosmetics, including toiletries and beauty products.

January 18, 2013

Walgreens and Televisa Consumer Products announced an initiative to engage Hispanic customers and gain additional insight into the Hispanic community through the introduction of TCP's health and wellness products.

November 29, 2012

Not Your Mother’s hair care is further expanding its distribution by adding Ricky’s NYC to its retail mix.


November 15, 2012

Pacific World’s at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail is gearing up for the holiday season with the launch of a limited edition 2012 holiday collection, SensatioNail Glitter Gel Polish Duos.

November 15, 2012

Men’s shaving/grooming and deodorants may continue to dominate the male grooming segment, but there’s no doubt that guys are increasingly taking greater notice of skin care products — a trend that is expected to gain greater momentum going forward.


October 12, 2012

Look Good Feel Better has announced the details of multiple new partnership programs being launched to support the Look Good Feel Better program during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.