Breaking News

Women Link Appearance and Sel

November 14, 2005

Most women around the world said that how they look is an important element of their self-esteem and identity, according to Avon’s 2003 Global Women’s Survey of more than 21,000 women in 24 countries. Results found most women use beauty products, and 77% said beauty products are a necessity, not a luxury. However, 75% of women would never consider having cosmetic surgery. Though the majority of women (61%) believe that older women can be more attractive than younger women, nearly 50% said that they did or will look their best in their twenties. Women in North America put the most effort into reducing the facial signs of aging.
The survey also revealed the majority of women get ready each day in less than 30 minutes and 15% in 10 minutes. Eighty-five percent of women wear fragrance and in general, women dabble in several scents. Fragrance users own four fragrances on average and wear two regularly. Choosing which fragrance to wear on a given day depends primarily on mood or occasion. Most women also said they most desire a fragrance that makes them feel more confidant, happier or more feminine.

blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Cosmetic Chemists Head to Orlando Next Month

    Cosmetic Chemists Head to Orlando Next Month

    September 26, 2016
    Organizing Chair Guy Padulo explains why you should attend the IFSCC Congress.

  • Restoring Rembrandt

    Restoring Rembrandt

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||September 26, 2016
    Ranir LLC has acquired Rembrandt, an iconic name in teeth whitening, and plans to make it a staple in the value segment.

  • Active Agents

    Active Agents

    September 19, 2016
    On the surface, surfactants may seem staid, but the market, and the supplier activity driving it, is bubbling.

  • Back to School

    Back to School

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||September 1, 2016
    It may be September, but class was in session this summer during the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s Executive Educ

  • What

    What's In Your Formula?

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||September 1, 2016
    A look at the ingredients beauty brands are using to fuel their formulations and capture consumers’ attention.

  • A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||September 1, 2016
    Home fragrance is enhanced by aromatic developments in delivery and components.