Breaking News

New Buzzwords, Ingredients Big In Naturals

March 4, 2008

The Benchmarking Company’s newly-released Pink Report, The Age of Naturals, which surveyed more than 1,800 women across the U.S. who regularly buy beauty products, uncovers the attitudes of two specific groups of women: those who regularly buy natural/organic beauty products, and those who buy traditionally-made beauty products.

According to the study, 82% of natural/organic beauty buyers want to look beautiful, yet natural, compared to 64% of their traditional buying counterparts. Natural beauty buyers want both makeup (84%) and skin care products (84%) to be free of chemicals, compared to 56% of traditional beauty buyers for makeup and 54% for skin care products.

The report also investigates buzzwords and consumer knowledge of ingredients. Although most understand that the U.S. government does not regulate wording other than “organic,” 64% of all women believe a beauty product claiming to be “all-natural” must contain 80% or more natural ingredients. She has no idea what percentage of natural ingredients must be in a product that simply “features” natural ingredients, with her highest percentage guessed at 50-59%. More info: www.benchmarkingco.com
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • What’s New at La Prairie?

    What’s New at La Prairie?

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||April 25, 2016
    VP of marketing shares the latest buzz with Happi.

  • Mapping Out Multicultural Beauty

    Mapping Out Multicultural Beauty

    April 25, 2016
    Agnieszka Saintemarie of Kline Group about current trends and challenges in multicultural beauty.

  • At a Loss for Curls?

    April 22, 2016
    Amplixin, a Miami-based maker of hair strengthening products, has a solution for hair loss.

  • Who Makes That?

    Who Makes That?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||April 1, 2016
    From concept and formulation to testing and filling, today’s contract manufacturers perform a range of services for marketers

  • Multi-Cultural Beauty Update

    Multi-Cultural Beauty Update

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||April 1, 2016
    Established brands and start-ups address the needs of multi-cultural beauty consumers.

  • The Scalp Microbiome

    The Scalp Microbiome

    Nava Dayan PhD, Dr. Nava Dayan LLC||April 1, 2016
    A review of recent findings and innovative approaches for treating scalp disorders.