NYX Cosmetics named Mykie of YouTube channel Glam&Gore as its beauty vlogger of the year at the Fourth Annual NYX Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites (FACE) Awards Show in Los Angeles. More than 2 million votes were cast throughout the entire compet… Read More »
Dr. Hauschka: appointed Carolina Hayes as vice president of sales. She joined Dr. Hauschka in 2011 with more than 20 years of beauty experience. Prior to Dr. Hauschka, she held beauty and sales executive functions for small and large companies within… Read More »
H2O Plus has signed a long-term lease for new corporate headquarters in the San Francisco Financial District. The company will take 10,000 square feet of space on the top floor of the historic 111 Sutter Street building. H2O Plus anticipates that abo… Read More »
Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later this year.
The Dr. Organic br… Read More »
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings’ wholly-owned subsidiary Twinlab Consolidation Corporation (TCC) has exercised its option for the right to acquire Boca Raton, FL-based Organic Holdings LLC, distributor of Reserveage Nutrition, a supplement brand… Read More »
American International Industries (A.I.I.) has acquired Hollywood Fashion Secrets brand. Details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Hollywood Fashion Secrets is best known for its Hollywood Fashion Tape apparel solutions, but also sells Haute Hee… Read More »
Ulta Beauty’s net sales increased 19.4% to $877 million in the second quarter. Comparable sales (sales for stores open at least 14 months and e-commerce sales) increased 10.1% compared to an increase of 9.6% a year ago. Retail comparable s… Read More »
At-home laser skin care company Tria Beauty has rolled out its Age-Defying Eye Wrinkle Correcting Laser ($249) in North America. The hand-held FDA-cleared device treats fines lines and wrinkles around the eyes in just two minutes a day, according to… Read More »
Perfectly petite to fit in the palm of your hand, Out of Africa’s award winning, eco-friendly shea butter is now available in a new 4oz jar ($11.99). This pure, unrefined shea butter is a best seller in the natural beauty category, according to… Read More »
Carol’s Daughter has introduced the #BornandMade campaign, which celebrates the brand’s authentic story of “Born in Brooklyn. Made with Love.”
“It’s important for girls to understand and recognize their power and… Read More »
FRANCE: Polychromatic (PCC), the nail polish division of Keystone Industries, has acquired French company Centre 7 (C7). C7 has a distinguished reputation in the masstige and luxury cosmetic market. When complete, this acquisition will sign… Read More »
FRANCE: Chanel Research and Technology has revealed the latest winners of the Chanel-CE.R.I.E.S. Research Award: Julia Segre Ph.D (USA) received the 2014 Award and Emi Nishimura M.D., Ph.D. (Japan) is nominated as the 2015 award recipient.
The annual… Read More »
Much as they are in skin care, European consumers are changing their hair care regimens to include a variety of targeted products for different hair and scalp conditions. As a result, the scope for product innovation is much wider, as companies exten… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »