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  • Bloomingdales, New York City,

    November 22, 2005
    Bloomingdale’s, New York City, added a new Molton Brown counter in December to offer more than the usual cookie-cutter department store look, according to company executives. The beauty floor of the store was repositioned with new brands, such…


  • Procter & Gamble is grooming its Pantene brand

    November 22, 2005
    Procter & Gamble is grooming its Pantene brand with several new launches. Slated for this year are Expressions, a color care collection; a Hispanic brand called Extra Straight; a reformulation of the basic Pantene line and new styling and treatme…


  • Nioxin extended its Smoothing Reflectives

    November 22, 2005
    Nioxin extended its Smoothing Reflectives styling collection with Extra Hold styling gel and Fast Finish Extra Hold aerosol hairspray. They contain SmoothPlex, a blend of silk amino acids and kukui oil that provides non-oily moisturization, according…


  • Tropez welcomes spring

    November 22, 2005
    Tropez welcomes spring with Temptations, a seasonal collection of colorful lip gloss-filled flower pots. The lip glosses glaze lips with a hint of flirty color. The creamy formula both protects and smoothes lips. Temptations are available in Baby&rsq…


  • Procter & Gamble Launches Tide Coldwater for Laundry

    November 22, 2005
    Procter & Gamble introduced Tide Coldwater, a laundry detergent designed to clean in lower temperatures, in January. Company executives said Tide Coldwater provides a deep clean that is fabric- and color-safe. Product development was fueled by co…


  • Italian brand Gas launched

    November 22, 2005
    Italian brand Gas launched its first men’s fragrance with a hip, urban image. Gas Fragrance for Men compliments the designer brand’s clothing collection. The fragrance, created by Symrise, is described as a “marine woody,” wit…


  • The Lancaster Group

    November 22, 2005
    The Lancaster Group will launch the latest Jennifer Lopez scent, Miami Glow, next month. The fragrance is geared toward 13-25 year olds, a younger group than Glow’s early-20s target. The target consumer “is very young and wants newness,&r…


  • The sophisticated romance

    November 22, 2005
    The sophisticated romance of an island lifestyle is captured in Tommy Bahama Fragrance for Men and Tommy Bahama Fragrance for Women. The fragrances are inspired by warm breezes and rustling palm fronds, Tommy Bahama executives said. The scents, marke…


  • Este Lauder offers beauty a-peel

    November 22, 2005
    Estée Lauder offers beauty a-peel with Good Skin, marketed by the company’s BeautyBank division. It is available at Kohl’s department stores this month. Lauder expanded the line with All Bright 2-Step Facial Peel pads, to enable wo…


  • Norway, IA-based Aura Cacia

    November 22, 2005
    Norway, IA-based Aura Cacia newly offers Aromatherapy Massage creams to give pleasure and peace of mind. The creams provide aromas to match any mood, according to Aura Cacia executives. The oils are blended with oil, shea butter and a botanical thick…


  • Natura Bisse is going back

    November 22, 2005
    Natura Bisse is going back to its spa roots. In December the company began selling its products at Bay Hill Spa in Orlando, FL. Natura Bisse products and treatments were also rolled out at the Ritz Carlton spa in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Natura Bisse i…


  • The first Sai So fragrance

    November 22, 2005
    The first Sai So fragrance is in development from Furstenberger China. Two Sai So sound CDs and Sai So frankincense are also in the works. The fragrance launches next month.…


  • Sephora is planning the rollout

    November 22, 2005
    Sephora is planning the rollout of new color codes, new lighting and special products to begin shortly in Europe. Sephora hopes to align all its French doors with the new setup by the end of this year, with the rest of Europe to follow. Many elements…


  • Los Angeles-based Nyakio

    November 22, 2005
    Los Angeles-based Nyakio launched a new collection of African-inspired bath and body products. Nyakio Perfume oil contains notes of coconut, sandalwood, apricot, amber and light musk. Dry Oil spray also includes exotic ingredients and quickly absorbs…


  • For consumers worried

    November 22, 2005
    For consumers worried about the effects of chemicals usually found in antiperspirant products, Na-ture’s Gate, Los Angeles, offers Fruit Blend deodorants. They are available in Mandarin Orange & Patchouli, Persimmon & Rose Geranium, Gra…