Orla Kiely’s Geranium bath and body range is now available at Nordstrom.com. Inspired by the designer’s fashion prints and retro style, Geranium blends essential oils of geranium, eucalyptus and clary sage.
The collection includes shower… Read More »
The winners of the 2015 Product of the Year Awards—a select few chosen from the votes of more than 40,000 consumers—have been announced.
“Nearly 50,000 new packaged goods products are introduced each year,” said Rich Fryling,… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water, an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally a betaine derivative… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 4, 2015
Formulators in the trend-setting beauty markets in countries such as France, South Korea and Japan are pushing a new anti-aging active—water. Few compounds are more basic, yet today, water is being billed as the ultimate moisturizer. Luckily fo… Read More »
Shoreditch, London is the place to go to pick up on the latest fashion, food and grooming trends. This inner city section of London is where the trend for thick full hipster beards got its start and now, everywhere you look, men aged 18-40 are sporti… Read More »
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. posted a slip in third-quarter results, with a 30% decline in revenue to $638.8 million. Comparable revenue in the third quarter of 2013 included $203 million in sales from the company’s limited-time introduction of it… Read More »
You can sum up the European facial care market in two words: simplicity and efficacy. They are the primary drivers within the category, reflecting polarizing trends for multi-functionality and multi-step regimes. The alphabet trend is still in full s… Read More »
Coty Inc. posted financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, ended Sept. 30, 2014. Net revenues increased 1% to $1.2 billion. According to chairman and interim CEO Bart Becht, it was a quarter of good strategic progress but mixed fin… Read More »
Cinderella 2015 collections from Morgan Taylor and Gelish will cater to every princess, according to the brands. Each collection will feature six shades inspired by the release of Walt Disney’s live-action “Cinderella” film. Five of… Read More »
Functionality and the addition of beauty benefits are key trends in Europe’s bath and shower market, where the preferred method of personal cleansing is taking a shower. Annual growth in the nearly $5.9 billion European bath and shower market h… Read More »
A sustainable styling solution, Biostyle XH polymer—new from AkzoNobel—offers superior hold and imparts clarity to hair gels and other styling aids without compromising on product aesthetics or economics. This polymer (INCI: maltodextrin/… Read More »
Sweet or spicy? Why not both! Vitabath’s festive Holiday Carrier ($9.99) includes a set of four 2oz coordinating body washes and hydrating lotions in its top-selling holiday fragrances: Sweet Pink Peppermint and Spice Is Nice. Perfectly package… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Actress Helen Mirren, 69, has been named a UK ambassador for L’Oréal Paris. The beauty brand made the announcement via Twitter.
Mirren, who won an Oscar for her 2007 movie, The Queen, is also known for her acclaimed perf… Read More »
President Obama had the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) on his desk before Thanksgiving week.1 Time to give thanks and celebrate. His signature has the potential to protect a needlessly at- risk population from sun damage. The Senate passed the SIA on… Read More »
China remains one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but the GDP growth figures that hit double digits in 2009 have declined dramatically, stabilizing at around 7.5%. Consumers still have disposable income to spend, and the middle class… Read More »