Beautology Brands, Daisy Fuentes unveil ethnic hair care line
CHICAGO Hair care company Beautology Brands is expanding its portfolio with the addition of the new Daisy Fuentes Style Pro line, an ethnic hair care line developed in partnership with the Cuban-American model and actress.
“Daisy has and continues to play an integral role in every aspect of the brand from formulations to packaging to advertising. She has a wealth of knowledge to share from her years of hands-on experience with the world’s top beauty and fashion experts,” stated Stuart Straus, CEOand president of Beautology Brands, which he founded in 2006.
The new paraben and sulfate-free collection is comprised of nine SKUs, including Smooth & Straight Conditioner and Shampoo; Curls & Waves Shampoo, Conditioner and Mousse; Ultra Deep Conditioner; All Day Hair Spray; Straightening Blow Dry Flat Iron Finishing Spray; and High Shine Finishing Spray. Prices range between $7.99 and $9.99.
In addition to the launch of the Daisy Fuentes Style Pro line, Beautology Brands is debuting in 2009 its Big Colour on the Charles Worthington London front. Big Colour has a dual benefit of volumizing plus color protection/enhancement.
Roche to serve as SVP, global sales and marketing for University Medical Pharmaceuticals
IRVINE, Calif. University Medical Pharmaceuticals, a manufacturer of skin and beauty care products, has tapped former Maybelline-Garnier executive Tom Roche to serve as its new SVP of global sales and marketing.
In his new role, Roche will oversee the company’s worldwide sales and marketing programs, reporting to Raymond Francis, president and CEO. Roche is currently focused on the trade and consumer introduction of extensions to the company’s WrinkleFree line, which focuses on non-surgical wrinkle and fine line reduction as well as skin hydration.
Prior to joining University Medical Pharmaceuticals, Roche was VP of field sales for L’Oreal USA’s Maybelline-Garnier division. He helped build the Nutritioniste brand into a $100 million-plus line for the company. He has also held executive positions with Pfizer/Warner-Lambert managing oral care and consumer health care product lines, and Schwarzkopf & Dep, a division of Henkel Corp., where he opened up new international markets and retail channels for the company’s hair styling products.
University Medical Pharmaceuticals sells its skin and beauty care products at more than 40,000 mass-market retail locations throughout the United States. A cornerstone of Roche’s skin care offerings include the AcneFree line of products.
Kiss Products to release French nail kits
New York Kiss Products has unveiled its new Everlasting French Nail Kits to be available at retail beginning in April.
The artificial nails are designed to be durable and to provide a flexible fit over the natural nail bed for greater comfort. The nails start out thin near the cuticle area for flexibility and then get slightly thicker toward the nail tip for greater strength.The nails are available in flat and regular nail arcs in 12 sizes. They come in two lengths: Real Short with patented Self Tabs for easy application and Medium length for longer nail beds.The Everlasting Nail Kits retail for $5.99.