December 2013



The Face of YSL's 2014 Fragrance Campaign


The brand has recruited Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain.   continue reading »

Innovations in Asian Shopper Technology


How brands are using mobile technology to drive sales in Asia.   continue reading »

Korean Brands Use Hawaii as a Test Market


The location attracts visitors from all around the world, which is a benefit for marketers.   continue reading »

Will Men in the U.S. Buy a Pink Pomade?


This brand from Japan is counting on it.   continue reading »

How Beauty Brands Are Missing the Mark


Sophie Maxwell points out a few possible missed opportunities for marketers.   continue reading »

e.l.f. Cosmetics Reinvents Its Image


How the brand has transformed its image for its flagship store.   continue reading »

J&J Partners with this Bio-Based Product Expert


The company has entered into a new R&D collaboration partnership.   continue reading »

Gisele is Pantene's New Ambassador


The brand has recruited the supermodel.   continue reading »

Top 4 Personal Care Packaging Trends of 2013


Smithers Pira identifies the top four personal care packaging trends you need to know.   continue reading »

How Coty Cut $270k in Costs


Steve Wise explains how the company used a real-time manufacturing Intelligence platform to evaluate its filling processes.   continue reading »

Shiseido Names New President


This is the first time an executive has been brought in from outside the company.   continue reading »

New Acquisition for Interconsumer Products


The company has acquired assets of a toiletries firm.   continue reading »

Jacqueline Page Skincare Launches New Website


The new site features a state-of-the-art store, product gallery, and more.   continue reading »

Coty Strengthens Business in United Arab Emirates


The company has formed Coty Distribution Emirates LLC.   continue reading »

CandyLipz Wins 'Good Design' Award


The cosmetic device won this prestigious design excellence award.   continue reading »

Natural Product Etailer Opens for Business


The new online store features natural, eco-friendly products.   continue reading »

New Gene Therapy Eye Cream


This new anti-aging eye cream is formulated with innovative ingredients.   continue reading »

New Director Elected to Board at Poly One


The board's new independent director is an executive VP from Monsanto.   continue reading »

Leadership Changes at Kao


New leaders take the reigns at Kao USA and Kao Canada.   continue reading »

Upcoming Makeup in Seoul is Fully Booked


Over 30 companies will be at the first edition of this show.   continue reading »

Fusion's Airless Design for Apriori Beauty


The beauty brand chose the supplier's patented airless bottle.   continue reading »

Target Pays 1 Mill for Selling Allegedly Fake MAC


Buyers from the chain store in Australia may have been fooled by its distributor in the U.S.   continue reading »

Henkel Acquires Plant in Russia


The company's new factory is near Moscow.   continue reading »

Beauty Companies To Remove MI in Products


Cosmetics Europe, the European cosmetics association, says this chemical is responsible for allergic reactions.   continue reading »

Shea Moisture Celebrates Its 13 Wins in 2013


The brand has earned accolades from various high profile publications.   continue reading »

Old Spice's London Tour


The brand's Gentleman City Tour is underway in the UK.   continue reading »

Beyonce to Launch Rise Fragrance


A beautiful gold bottle was created for the pop star's new scent, to debut in 2014.   continue reading »

Cosmogen Tube Chosen for Eye-Lifting Treatment


This skincare brand partnered with the supplier.   continue reading »

At-Home Beauty Device Gets FDA Clearance


The "me" at-home hair removal device has been cleared by the FDA.   continue reading »

Pantene Video Debuts on TV Tonight


P&G Beauty's #ShineStrong campaign promotes gender equality.   continue reading »

LOreal Creates First Beauty App for Roku


The beauty company's OnBeauty channel can be streamed on television.   continue reading »

Avon Elects New Exec to Board


This expert in b-2-b digital is also a P&G veteran.   continue reading »

Victoria's Secret Beauty Targets Frequent Flyers


The brand has opened a new beauty and accessories store at JFK airport.   continue reading »

DKNY Recruits Fifty Shades of Grey Star


The new DKNY campaign will feature this celebrity.   continue reading »

Oriflame's New Fragrance, by Aptar


Aptar gave this fragrance a masstige look.   continue reading »

Metsa Wins Print Awards


The company's brochure, the 'never-ending box', has won a Gold Award.   continue reading »

New Natural Skin Care for Men


The products in the grooming line, Schaf sincare, are made with organic ingredients   continue reading »

Clariant's New Acquisition


The company intends to acquire this Indian masterbatch producer.   continue reading »

P&G Reorganizes International Team


The company is taking measures in an effort to cut costs.   continue reading »

Olay Expands White Radiance Collection


The beauty brand has two new products that are utilizing its whitening technology.   continue reading »

Tria Settles Lawsuit


The company has entered into a settlement agreement over patent infringement.   continue reading »

Kiehls to Double its Stores


The brand plans to double its presence in the UK.   continue reading »

A New Partner for Shiseido and Benefit


The brands' stores have been acquired in the Philippines.   continue reading »

Japan Cosmetics Center Elects Alban Muller


The Japan Cosmetics Center aims to be the hub of the cosmetic industry in Asia.   continue reading »

New Artistic Director at Thierry Mugler


This London-based designer has been named the brand's new artistic director.   continue reading »

Hello Oral Care Sponsors Digifest


You Tube stars will take the stage in Hollywood.   continue reading »

Pantene Video Gets 5 Million Views


"Be Strong and Shine" addresses gender equality issues.   continue reading »

New Leadership at Erno Laszlo


The cosmetics company is growing its global presence.   continue reading »

Boss Fragrance Debuts at Duty Free


P&G chose to launch this special edition scent at Frankfurt Airport.   continue reading »

Lush Spa to Open in 2014


Lush Cosmetics will open its first-ever spas in the U.S., in two locations.   continue reading »

Hong Kong Market Still To Peak


The largest cosmetic retailer in the Asia-Pacific talks about two growing consumer groups.   continue reading »

CPL Aromas Appoints a GM


The company has a new general manager in the U.S.   continue reading »

Social Issues Hook Younger Consumers


A survey by KPMG says brands should think about claiming conflict-free status.   continue reading »

Avon To Eliminate 650 Jobs


It's part of the company's plan to cut $400 million in costs.   continue reading »

New Leadership at Clarins Canada


The company has a new general manager and vice president.   continue reading »

Skincare Brand Uses Human Stem Cells


DermaTech Research Laboratories has launched Stemology.   continue reading »

Natural Personal Care Market To Grow to $46 Billion


Key insights from Kline's new report will be presented during a free webinar.   continue reading »

Peter Coppola Funds Glam Squad for Cancer Patients


The hair care company is officially sponsoring the Survivor Glam Organization.   continue reading »

P&G Jakarta Plant Opens


The new facility will help the company meet the demand for its products in Asia.   continue reading »

CPNA Extends Production Partnership


Cosmoprof North America has extended its agreement with PBA through 2018.   continue reading »

AHAVA Appoints New President


The Dead Sea mineral-based skincare brand will have a new leader in 2014.   continue reading »

Avon Product To Be Pulled from Shelves


A whitening cream failed the Chinese Food and Drug Administration's tests due to this substance.   continue reading »

The New Face of Rimmel London


The brand has recruited his UK television star.   continue reading »

Consumers are Halting 'Green' Progress?


Speakers at two recent Sustainable Cosmetic Summits, including L'Oreal execs, say that consumers' behavior is a barrier to sustainable development.   continue reading »

HCP Expands Its Factory in China


The extra space will house 50 injection molding machines and 10 decorating lines.   continue reading »

ICMADs Young Designers Competition Calls for Entries


Winners are eligible for cash, internships and prizes.   continue reading »

What's the 2014 Color of the Year?


Color authorities at the Pantone Color Institute have made the announcement.   continue reading »

Nestle Sells Its Stake in Givaudan


The food giant is streamlining its portfolio.   continue reading »

Abdos Group Begins Production of Unilever Brands


The manufacturing site is set to be the largest shampoo sachet unit in Asia.   continue reading »

Cosmedica Launches eCommerce Site


The company's goal is to boost its excellent customer service reputation even more.   continue reading »

Oriflame Invests in Plant Cell Technology


The company is sourcing its own sustainable raw materials for anti-aging products.   continue reading »

Art of Packaging Award Recipient Announced


Pratt Institute to honor Mary Kay Inc.   continue reading »

BIW To Host Beauty Under the Stars


Registration is still open for the December 10th event in Beverly Hills.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Wins Best Website at Beauty 2.0


The awards were voted on by consumers, and the ceremony was held in Paris.   continue reading »

Unilever Sells 3 Brands


The deal is expected to be finalized now, in early December.   continue reading »

Men Are Moisturizing, Says Mintel


The market researcher's new report says that over half of young men are using moisturizer.   continue reading »

WS Packaging Expands Capabilities


The supplier has expanded its digital printing capabilities across its network.   continue reading »

Lush in Legal Dispute with Amazon


Courts will decide if purchasing keywords for web traffic is a form of trademark infringement.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Celebrates 10 Women Making a Difference


The company held its annual Women of Worth celebration.   continue reading »

Amanda Seyfried Visits South Korea with Cle de Peau


The actress is promoting the brand, and participated in a charity auction.   continue reading »

Davi Expands in Asia, and Prepares for U.S. Launch


The luxury brand group has signed a deal with LGHH to market its products in Asia, and will expand to the U.S. in 2014.   continue reading »

Are Beauty Brands Missing A Huge Market?


Pearlfisher's Sophie Maxwell points out a few missed marketing opportunities.   continue reading »

Talika's Eye Detox, with Cosmogen's Applicator Tip


The unique tip helps to apply the product more precisely to under-eye circles.   continue reading »

Arm & Hammer Oral Care Signs a Spokesperson


The actress will promote the brand's toothpaste and whitening systems.   continue reading »

Christina Hendricks Hosts P&G's Beauty Awards


The winners were announced at the gala event.   continue reading »

Unilever to Invest $150 Million in Turkey Plant


The company's new factory will increase its production capacity.   continue reading »

Attendance Up 10 Percent at CosmoProf Asia


The Hong Kong show closed its 18th year with rising numbers.   continue reading »

Matrix Recruits Celebrity Hairstylist


This hairstylist will be keeping the brand's fans filled in on the latest Hollywood hair trends.   continue reading »

Survey Says Brazil Ahead of U.S. in Bikini Hair Removal


American women are lagging behind Brazilians - and removal methods differ as well.   continue reading »

New CFO at Coty


The company has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, effective early 2014.   continue reading »

IBISWorld Reveals New Market Predictions


The research company has updated its latest market report with this new information.   continue reading »

New CMO Leader at LOREAL


L'Oreal plans to replicate its marketing success in the U.S. on an international level.   continue reading »

Personalizing the Online Beauty Experience


This new eCommerce site intends to help women make better beauty choices.   continue reading »

November 2013



NPD Group Says Fragrance Sales are Flat


The new report compiles fragrance sales from October 2012 though October 2013.   continue reading »

Bieber's Short Film Features Fragrance


The film features the pop star's latest fragrance, The Key.   continue reading »

Body Shop Partners with Charlotte Church


The singer lends her voice to the festive beauty campaign.   continue reading »

Oriflame Warehouse Destroyed by Fire


One of the company's main warehouses has been completely destroyed.   continue reading »

Avon Supports the National Domestic Violence Hotline


The company will be helping raise money for the organization on December 3rd.   continue reading »

TriStar Wellness Gets 1 Million Dollar Line of Credit


The health and wellness company has reached an agreement with Sussex Associates LP.   continue reading »

New Red Door Opens Downtown


Elizabeth Arden, Inc. has opened a new spa and beauty boutique.   continue reading »

DevaCurl Recruits L'Oreal Exec and Gets an Investor


The company is partnering with Tengram Capital Partners LLC, a Connecticut-based private equity firm.   continue reading »

Former Model Launches Toxin-Free Fragrance


Vera Essence is part of a new organic beauty collection.   continue reading »

New App Helps Shoppers Find a Fragrance


Perfumance, an innovative fragrance recommendation app, launched on November 24th.   continue reading »

Branding Mistakes to Avoid


Here's why it's not just about an aesthetic look - it's a visual conversation you can have with your customers.   continue reading »

Dita Von Teese Launches Erotique


The burlesque star made an appearance at LA's Fred Segal.   continue reading »

Coty Launches Nautica Voyage


The packaging's design reflects the heritage of the brand - and sailing.   continue reading »

Meet Hello Kitty's Successor, Rebecca Bonbon


Do you know the famous French bulldog that's gaining an international following?   continue reading »

ASEAN To Consider Animal Testing Ban


Cruelty Free International to speak with delegates at the ASEAN Cosmetics Committee meeting.   continue reading »

Gillette Auctions 'Beard Ball' Trophies on eBay


The company is raising funds for the men's health charity, Movember.   continue reading »

New CEO at Aphena Pharma Solutions


Kevin H. Kerchner is taking on the role at the pharmaceutical packaging and manufacturing company.   continue reading »

LOreal Creates New Travel Retail Division


The company is calling travelers an untapped market, comparing it to a sixth continent.   continue reading »

NuSkin Provides 2014 Financial Guidance


The company is projecting an increase in revenue.   continue reading »

Coty Appoints a New GM for OPI


This executive will be charged with the task of moving the company forward.   continue reading »

Coty Announces Retirement of OPI Founder and CEO


The beauty legend will continue to work with the company in this newly created role.   continue reading »

Beaute Createurs To End Mail Order Business


The company will be ceasing its mail order activity during the first half of 2014.   continue reading »

Red Carpet Mani Shop Pops Up at Henri Bendel


Shoppers can get red carpet-ready nails for five weeks this holiday season.   continue reading »

Pearlfisher Appoints Head of Realization


Brandi Parker will be taiking on the new role at Pearlfisher New York.   continue reading »

DISC Wins 5th Best Workplace Award


The company has been named Best Workplace in America by PIA.   continue reading »

Curel Recruits Health and Wellness Expert


The brand is raising awareness for diabetes in November.   continue reading »

GEKA Names New VP of Sales


The supplier has a new vice president of sales for North America.   continue reading »

Barney's Instagrams Its Holiday Windows


The retailer is using social media to expand its reach.   continue reading »

BoldFace Reports on First Quarter 2014


The company reports that sales of Kardashian Beauty have been strong.   continue reading »

Origins Issues Voluntary Consumer Recall


The ELC brand is recalling these products in North America.   continue reading »

Puig Signs Agreement with Benetton


The company will create, develop and distribute United Colors of Benetton fragrances.   continue reading »

LVMH Opens New Research Center


The new center is designed to compete with the company's largest competitors.   continue reading »

Colorescience CEO Wins Award


Mary Fisher, CEO, won the 2013 EY Venture Capital Award.   continue reading »

A Brand Targets Pregnant and Nursing Women


Beaute de Maman implements a high impact digital ad campaign to support expanding retail distribution.   continue reading »

Ca Botana Launches 3 Holiday Sets


The three new gift sets feature elegant boxes.   continue reading »

P&G Releases Sustainability Report


The report shows the company's integrated approach to environmental and social responsibility.   continue reading »

The Youngest Female Billionaire in U.S.


It's one of the granddaughters of this famous cosmetic empire.   continue reading »

Christopher Brosius Films a Video for Vimeo


The founder of CB I Hate Perfume reveals what fragrance emans to him, and hints about his upcoming scents.   continue reading »

Pitbull To Launch Two Fragrances on Amazon


The tall sexy bottles were inspired by skyscrapers.   continue reading »

China May Soon Change Rules on Animal Testing


It may be a sign that one day cosmetic companies that are against animal testing, like The Body Shop, may one day sell in the country.   continue reading »

IT Cosmetics Co-Founder Wins Award


Jamie Kern Lima is one of the 12 winners of the 2013 Entrepreneurial Winning Women competition.   continue reading »

Janice Dickinson Promotes Skin Serum


Blue Horizon Stem Ctells has recruited Dickinson to help launch its new anti-aging skin care product.   continue reading »

Identical Prada Fragrance Package Leads to Lawsuit


The Italian fashion house has filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement.   continue reading »

Diamond Wins Carton of the Year Award


This award, plus four others, were presented to Diamond Packaging - here's why.   continue reading »

Big Executive Changes at Procter and Gamble


Three top execs to retire, P&G announces two replacements - plus more changes.   continue reading »

RuPaul Launches Fragrance and Cosmetic Line


It's the first-ever for the world's most famous drag queen.   continue reading »

Thibiant Recruits Kris Jenner as Spokesperson


The brand has been a 'Hollywood secret' among celebs.   continue reading »

Envision Beauty Helps Drill for Clean Water in Rwanda


Sponsoring the drilling of a well will give one community access to safe drinking water.   continue reading »

Clinical Skincare Line Expands to E-Tailers


'MyBody' is partnering with these online retailers.   continue reading »

Toms of Maine Awards $150k to Nonprofit Winners


The company announced the 15 winning nonprofit organizations that will share the prize.   continue reading »

Crest and Oral-B Get Shakira to Smile


The brands' new promotion kicked off with the debut of Shakira's SmileStory video.   continue reading »

NeoStrata Wins Best Cosmeceutical Award


The company's Skin Active brand has won the 'MyFaceBody' Awards.   continue reading »

Missoni Launches New Amenities in Coloful Tubes


The brand has partnered with Group GM to create its new amenities products.   continue reading »

Geka Names New President


The company has appointed a new president and CEO.   continue reading »

Coty Accelerates Presence in South Africa


The company has formed a new, wholly owned subsidiary in South Africa.   continue reading »

Chicago Paper Tube Launches a New Green Option


The supplier's new smaller Eco-Push package is ideal for replacing traditional twist-up applicators.   continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Recruits Relatives for Ad Campaign


The actress is the new face of Head & Shoulders, but her entire family will appear in the ad campaign.   continue reading »

NuSkin is Named Company of the Year


The company was recently recognized through several awards programs.   continue reading »

Mass Brand for Olive Skin Launches in UK


EX1 Cosmetics is now available at Top Shop.   continue reading »

ILEOS Acquires Aphena Health & Beauty


Acquisition expands sampling options for color cosmetics   continue reading »

Electric Shaver Cools the Face to 44 Degrees


The shaver has an aluminum cooling bar to reduce irritation.   continue reading »

SanMedica Says GlyTerra is Beter than Retinol


SanMedica's revolutionary new anti-glycation system is called GlyTerra-gL, is formulated with a groundbraking enw compound.   continue reading »

Kline Celebrates 50 Years with new Database


Consulting and research firm Kline & Company is further expanding its comprehensive Cosmetics & Toiletries USA research with an enhanced database.   continue reading »

Cat-Eye Collection Debuts for Big Cat Week


Pur Minerals collaborated with the Nat Geo Wild network.   continue reading »

Green Award Winner at Luxe Pack


Here's the manufacturing process that earned the winner the most votes from the judges.   continue reading »

Sustainable Beauty Award Winners Announced


Organic Monitor presented the winners with awards at a reception in Paris.   continue reading »

ProSys Announces New Conveyor Option


The supplier's new capability, a 'Barrel-In-Feed Conveyor,' will benefit its customers.   continue reading »

Clinique Signs New Digital Agency


The brand's new agency will support its digital and growth strategy.   continue reading »

Coty Reports Decrease in Revenue for First Quarter


The company had a decline in net revenues, but fragrances revenues are up.   continue reading »

Diamond Wins P&G Supplier of the Year


P&G honored its best external business partners at a recent event.   continue reading »

Coty is Being Investigated


Lawyers are calling upon investors to take action against the company.   continue reading »

2 Days Left for Early Bird Rate at NJPEC Awards


The 2013 Package of the Year Banquet will take place on November 14th.   continue reading »

The Next Generation in Nail Color


Fuse Gelnamel is an innovative formula.   continue reading »

New Distribution Partner for this Organic Brand


Michael Todd True Organics has partnered with this fulfillment company.   continue reading »

Cynthia Rowley Debuts Birchbox Color Collection


The fashion designer has launched color cosmetics collection exclusively for the eCommerce site.   continue reading »

Japonesque Launches Color Collection


The new collection is exclusively at Ulta Beauty.   continue reading »

A New Role for P&G Professional's Alan Tomblin


The executive will now serve on the Board of Dorectors for ISSA.   continue reading »

VIDEO: MAC Develops Game-Changing Brushes


Studio Master Class Brush Collection launches next week   continue reading »

Gold Jay Z to Debut on Black Friday


The rapper has created his first fragrance.   continue reading »

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Launch Twin Scents


The famous twins' new fragrances will launch in January.   continue reading »

Suzanne Somers Launches Cosmetic Line


The new line, Suzanne Organics, is being promoted as toxin-free.   continue reading »

Gearing Up for CosmoProf Asia


The show will take place in Hong Kong, November 13-15th, 2013.   continue reading »

Sephora Opens First Brooklyn Store


Its new New York City location opens today.   continue reading »

Demand for Physician-Sold Cosmeceuticals To Grow


The market will continue to be dominated by large global competitors, through 2022.   continue reading »

October 2013



Arkay Receives 3rd Award from P&G


The company is among P&G's top 3 folding carton suppliers in the world.   continue reading »

Revlon Names New CEO


The company has a new president and chief executive officer.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Sales On The Rise


The beauty company reports a 4.9% rise in sales.   continue reading »

P&G Recognizes Its Top Suppliers


The company held its annual External Business Partner Recognition Dinner.   continue reading »

Gould to Retire from Bloomingdales


Michael Gould's successor has been named.   continue reading »

Beauty Execs Make Most Powerful Women List


These three P&G executives have made the cut and are featured in Fortune magazine.   continue reading »

LOreal Puts Vending Machine in NYC Subway


This first-ever 'smart' machine will even suggest makeup colors based on your outfit.   continue reading »

Share Prices Fall at Avon


The company's third quarter revenue is down.   continue reading »

Coty To Launch First Fragrance for Miu Miu


Coty is partnering with Prada to develop Miu Miu's signature fragrance line.   continue reading »

Tria Beauty Receives FDA Clearance


The brand's new Age-Defying Laser will soon launch.   continue reading »

P&G Expands Partnership with Red Cross


The company will be working more closely with the American Red Cross' Disaster Responder Program.   continue reading »

Spring Water Skin Care Line Launches


American Spa Essentials has partnered with Mountain Valley Spring Water.   continue reading »

Record Sales Reported for a GetAwayGrey


The supplement is said to prevent gray hair.   continue reading »

Ca Botana Develops New Novel Peptides


The company collaborated with Molecular Botanicals and StemNext LLC.   continue reading »

ELC Wins Lawsuit


The Estee Lauder Companies' sued for trademark infringement and false advertising.   continue reading »

New Business Development Manager at UEI


UEI Group has announces its new hire at UEI Falcontec.   continue reading »

Shiseido To Open in Dubai


By the end of this year, Shiseido Middle East will be established.   continue reading »

New CEO of Sephora Americas


A new president and CEO will take the reigns.   continue reading »

Organic Sales UP 4 Percent for Procter and Gamble


The company reported its first quarter core EPS.   continue reading »

Massage Envy's VP Wins Lifetime Achievment Award


This veteran of the massage and spa industries received the award at the American Massage Conference.   continue reading »

Olympic Hopefuls Join Procter and Gamble Team


The company's Thank You Mom campaign celebrates the athelete's moms.   continue reading »

1 Million Support Body Shop and Animal Testing Ban


The beauty company has partnered with Cruelty Free International to call for a global ban.   continue reading »

15 ELC Brands with Pink Ribbon Packaging


The Estee Lauder Companies continue Evelyn Lauder's fund-raising efforts for the BCRF.   continue reading »

First Mens Nail Salon To Open in LA


Perhaps guys want a place of their own to get manis and pedis.   continue reading »

Lancome Raises Funds for St.Jude


The company will donate $7 from every purchase to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.   continue reading »

Garnier Wins Sustainable Beauty Award


The first-ever Sustainable Beauty Awards were presented by Organic Monitor   continue reading »

Women at the Forefront at Unilever


CEW honors Unilever with the 2013 Corporate Empowerment for Women Award   continue reading »

Nail Polish Subscription Box Launches


This beauty brand is signing up subscribers in the UK for its Lacquerlove Program.   continue reading »

Metsa Shows New Liners at Luxe Pack Monaco


Metsa Board is showing its new liner options, and cartonboard at the show.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Expands Its Sustainability Commitment


The beauty company has committed to transform its sustainability commitment by 2020.   continue reading »

Energizer Completes Acquisition of J&J


The consumer goods company has expanded its personal care division with these brands.   continue reading »

Secret Rallies Girls During Its Mean Stinks Campaign


The brand live-streamed a nationwide student assembly to combat bullying.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Opens Innovation Center


The company is expanding its U.S. headquarters.   continue reading »

Revlon Named ICE Winner


The beauty company has won the Innovation through Cloud in Enterprise Awards.   continue reading »

Beauty.com Launches VIP GWP


The designer bag is filled with over a dozen gifts.   continue reading »

Kate Upton Helps Gillette with this Cause


P&G and Gillette are raising awareness for men's health.   continue reading »

Christina Aguilera's New Fragrance and Ad


The singer has a new ad campaign featuring her fragrance bottle adorned with lace.   continue reading »

Real Housewives Fragrance to Launch


The fragrance set to launch by the former reality TV star.   continue reading »

Over 15000 Complaints Filed Against Kanebo


The number of consumers affected by its whitening products has risen, greatly.   continue reading »

Scientist Develops iMakeup


The new beauty technology that lets users control computers with makeup   continue reading »

New VPs at Axilone


The packaging supplier has two new additions to its team.   continue reading »

Ulta Beauty Continues to Expand


There have been a number of new locations across the U.S. for the retailer.   continue reading »

HCP To Feature Trends at Luxe Pack Monaco


The supplier will be showcasing its new designs.   continue reading »

Gossip Girl Lands Skin Care Campaign


Leighton Meester is the new face for this brand.   continue reading »

Register for NJPECs Package of the Year Awards


The date is approaching - join the celebration during its 35th annual event.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums to Buy Oscar de La Renta Fragrances


The firms have also entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement.   continue reading »

CCA Industries Appoints New CEO


The health and beauty company appoints a new president and CEO.   continue reading »

Sexy Hair Cuts-for-a-Cause


Over 350 salons will help raise money for Look Good Feel Better.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Makes It Work


Top beauty direct seller partners with Project Runway   continue reading »

Beauty Brands Made by YouTube


BH Cosmetics is partneirng with two vloggers.   continue reading »

LOREAL Buys Carita and Decleor


The beauty company made a deal with Shiseido.   continue reading »

New App Scans for Beauty Ingredients


It can alert consumers about potentially toxic chemicals in beauty products.   continue reading »

Chanel Resurrects Marilyn


The bombshell stars in an upcoming ad campaign.   continue reading »

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Closes in Sao Paulo


The summit highlighted shortcomings in the sustainable development of the cosmetics industry.   continue reading »

Boldface Reports $6.7 in First Year Revenue


The future looks bright for the beauty licensing company.   continue reading »

The New Face of CoverGirl


This music star has an upcoming campaign.   continue reading »

The Body Shop Acquires Stake in Emporio Body


The L'Oreal company now owns 51% of the Brazilain retail business.   continue reading »

LVMH Reports Growth


The company reports an 8% increase in revenue.   continue reading »

Avon to Shut Down Its French Operations


It has been reported that the company will close its office in Paris.   continue reading »

Luxury Beauty Now at Amazon


The e-commerce site has launched a new beauty store.   continue reading »

New Anti-Aging Formula Receives Patent


SeroVital's formula is now patented.   continue reading »

Fragrance Group Launches Terenzi


The new scented candle line is at Barney's New York.   continue reading »

A New Social Network For Women


Eye Am Empowered claims to be a new type of Facebook.   continue reading »

GEKA Appoints New President


The new president is taking over for Yves Dominioni.   continue reading »

Kao Combines Research and Production Divisions


The Sofina and Kanebo brands will be able to maximize its assets.   continue reading »

Jeunesse Hits 30 Million Milestone


The company is celebrating its 4th anniversary, and a record month in sales.   continue reading »

Jafra Welcomes New President and CEO


Jafra Cosmetics International has recruited this business expert.   continue reading »

Former FDA Commissioner Recruited by J&J


Johnson & Johnson has added a new board member.   continue reading »

Secret Jumps in on 48-Hour Swim in Herald Square


P&G brands are supporting the cause to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims.   continue reading »

Brands Face the Challenge to Innovate


Pearlfisher's Sophie Maxwell says how its new beauty concept, Frame, promotes creativity.   continue reading »

M3K Beauty Opens First Store


The retailer's product line has been called the 'fountain of youth.'   continue reading »

VIDEO: Focus on Innovation at L'Oreal USA


Stephanie Martins and Marisol Simard fill us in on the latest drive to spur new products and packaging.   continue reading »

India Pushes for Sales Ban on Animal Tested Products


Thousands are signing a petition to prohibit the import and sale of certain cosmetic brands.   continue reading »

Scott Widro Debuts New Company: Supply Chain Remedies


The beauty industry veteran - who has been at Chanel, CK, Lauder and Gurwitch - begins a new venture.   continue reading »

Demand for Nail Droppers On the Rise


Virospack is promoting its vast array of dropper options for nail care products.   continue reading »

Chapstick Recruits a Spokesperson


After 10 years without a 'face,' the brand has chosen to partner with an Olympic gold medalist.   continue reading »

Tria Beauty Launches at Barneys


The retailer is the first to carry the full product lineup.   continue reading »

October Hot Picks at Sephora


Did your brand make the cut?   continue reading »

Breaking Records for the Fastest-Selling Scent


The Perfume Shop reports on sales for the first week of this fragrance.   continue reading »

Nashville Star Promotes Ponds BB


Pond's has recruited actress Connie Britton.   continue reading »

Lafley Announces Changes at Procter & Gamble


The company says consumer and share owner value creation are top priorities.   continue reading »

OPI Partners with Gwen Stefani


Here's the new nail colors inspired by the celebrity.   continue reading »

Iggesund Upgrades Its Boards


The supplier has improved its folding box board.   continue reading »

Liu Jo and Perfume Holding Sign Agreement


The two companies will collaborate on the Liu Jo brand.   continue reading »

Kao Continues to Consolidate After Recall


The beauty company is making changes to prevent future issues.   continue reading »

Nioxin Recruits Mario Lopez


The celebrity host gives thinning hair a new face.   continue reading »

Kiehls Stands Up to Bullies


The brand's new kit will raise money for The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation.   continue reading »

Tarte Moves NYC Headquarters


The brand needs more space to keep up with its growth.   continue reading »

Theraplex Adds 2 New Products to Its LineUp


The new products are 'medical moisturizers,' for eczema.   continue reading »

Rituals Cosmetics Expands to the U.S.


The fastest growing beauty brand in Europe has launched at Barney's, and will open its own NYC stores.   continue reading »

eSalon Chooses the Fusion Flare Bottle


Fusion Packaging collaborated with the brand to launch its new hair product.   continue reading »

Jarden Finalizes Acquisition of Yankee Candle


The deal has closed for $1.75 billion.   continue reading »

Demi Lovato Partners with The New Black


The nail polish brand will launch collections inspired by the X-Factor judge.   continue reading »

Sephora University is in Session


The retailer has a new program for its Beauty Insiders.   continue reading »

VIDEO: Packaging's Role in Beauty's Need for Speed


Karen Young talks to Beauty Packaging about the need for speed in getting to market and how packaging is playing a crucial role.   continue reading »

Finalists Announced in Sustainability Awards


The votes are in - see which beauty brands made the cut.   continue reading »

Former Unilever Exec To Strengthen Beauty at Mintel


The research company has hired a new global analyst to focus more on beauty.   continue reading »

Cosmetics Company Goes Under


The beauty brand has over $1.5 million in debt.   continue reading »

Marc Jacobs To Leave Louis Vuitton


The designer plans to focus on an IPO for his own brand.   continue reading »

Katie Couric To Light Empire State Bldg with Dove


The brand is promoting its Fourth Annual Self-Esteem Weekend.   continue reading »

eCommerce Grows in Brazil for 2013


A WebShoppers reports shows encouraging stats.   continue reading »

An Innovative Magazine Sampler for Marc Jacobs Daisy


Coty worked with Hearst, find out more in this Beauty Packaging Exclusive.   continue reading »

Revlon Names Interim CEO


The beauty company continues its search to fill the position.   continue reading »

Redken and Matrix to Expand Global Online Presence


L'Oreal hired the digital agency Elevate Studios to makeover its websites.   continue reading »

Beauty.com Launches Accessories to Benefit GEMS


The bejeweled collection was designed by Erickson Beamon.   continue reading »

Taking Anti-Aging Products to the Next Level


StriVectin and Bio-Medical Research have created these new products.   continue reading »

Lauder Execs Ring Opening Bell


The beauty company kicked off its BCA Campaign at the NYSE on October 1st.   continue reading »

Shiseido Signs Gold Medalist


The beauty company is partnering with this X-Games champion.   continue reading »

New Body-Shaping Pill Selling Out at Ulta


The brand says the retailer can't stock it quick enough.   continue reading »

Clearasil and Veet Win Best of Beauty Awards


The brands were recognized by Allure magazine.   continue reading »

Ulta's Annual Cut-A-Thon to Benefit BCRF


The retailer is attempting to beat the number of haircuts done in its salons at its 2012 event.   continue reading »

September 2013



Crest and Oral B Recognize Dental Pros


The new promotion will reward dental hygienists.   continue reading »

Kohls Adds New Beauty Brands


The retailer has expanded its cosmetics and fragrance departments.   continue reading »

MAC Creates Halloween Collection


The brand partnered with this Oscar-winning makeup artist who got his start on The Exorcist..   continue reading »

Sofia Coppola to Direct New MJ Campaign


The new campaign is for the Daisy fragrance.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Donates to 50 Global Charities


The winners of the beauty company's 50th anniversary makeover contest were announced.   continue reading »

Lauder Receives 140k for Alzheimers Foundation


Arkay's president Mitchell Kaneff made the generous donation.   continue reading »

Pulver Packaging Increases Capacity


The supplier has two new folding carton production lines.   continue reading »

Inglot Cosmetics Launches Pippin Collection


The cosmetics company is sponsoring the musical.   continue reading »

Cosmetics Market To Grow in Singapore


A new report focuses on the areas of market growth for the country.   continue reading »

Jergens' Limited Edition Packaging Marks Film Debut


The brand's video, shot in Ghana, shows how shea butter is changing womens' lives.   continue reading »

Last Chance for NJPEC's Early Bird Rate


This Fall Seminar, with an expert speaker, will be held October 3rd.   continue reading »

Basketball Wives Star Launches Mass Brand


The reality television star's new line will launch at Walgreens nationwide.   continue reading »

New Luxe Amenities at the Marriott


The hotel chain will be stocking its guest room bathrooms with prestige brands.   continue reading »

Top Beauty Brands for Millennials


The 'Love List' shows which brands are making an impact among teens.   continue reading »

PR Firm Signs Fragrance.Net


5W Public Relations is now representing the eTailer.   continue reading »

New Board Member at YouBeauty


This industry exec has joined the company's board of directors.   continue reading »

Shiseido and Bloomie's Execs Drew A Crowd at CEW


Heidi Manheimer and Michael Gould recently spoke to CEW members.   continue reading »

Hot Legs To Support Latino Fashion Week in Chicago


The company's president will be providing consultations to models and attendees.   continue reading »

Japanese Cosmetics Company Opens NY Offiice


The company's new global strategy office is in midtown, Manhattan.   continue reading »

New 'Complexion Control' Offers 10 Benefits


This new CC cream claims to take the place of ten.   continue reading »

J&J Allowed to Resume Manufacturing in India


This comes after the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration had ordered the company to stop manufacturing baby powder.   continue reading »

Lauder, IFF Execs to Speak at CEW


The Cosmetic Executive Women's Young Executives' seminar will take place October 3rd.   continue reading »

First Acquisition for LOreal India


The beauty company has acquired this skin care pioneer.   continue reading »

Neutrogena Re-Signs Julie Bowen


The Modern Family star is endorsing the skin care brand again.   continue reading »

Mobile Shopping App Targets Beauty


Beauty brands and retailers are partnering with Catalog Spree.   continue reading »

Eva Mendes Receives Style Award


Pantene congratulates its celebrity ambassador on the win.   continue reading »

Japanese Brand Debuts in U.S.


Hada Labo Tokyo skin care is launching nationwide.   continue reading »

Aussie brand Natio Enters Indian Market


The brand has opened its first boutique in India.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Awards 3 Million in Grants


The beauty company is supporting domestic violence shelters.   continue reading »

P&G Supports 'Feed America' Study


A new study reveals many American families can't afford basic personal care products.   continue reading »

Wet n' Wild's Double 'Best of Beauty' Win


Allure's Best of Beauty Award was presented to these Wet n' Wild products.   continue reading »

Em Michelle Phan Launches Ecommerce


L'Oreal enlisted the help of PFSweb to create the brand's online shopping experience.   continue reading »

Dr. Hauschka Flagship Opens in Milan


A former monastery was restored using sustainable materials to create the retail space.   continue reading »

eSalon Hits 500k Milestone


The orders are rolling in for the virtual salon that sells at-home hair color.   continue reading »

Laura Mercier Raises Awareness for Ovarian Cancer


The brand is commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund.   continue reading »

Fragrance Demand to Reach 7 Billion


Surprisingly, the demand for natural products will contribute to market growth.   continue reading »

Brands 'Forced' to Reformulate in the UK


J&J is one brand responding to pressure by consumers and the media.   continue reading »

Meet A Semiotic Expert at Luxe Pack Monaco


The show's organizers are offering this free consultation.   continue reading »

Diamond Wipes Receives Certification


Women's Business Enterprise National Council recognizes the supplier.   continue reading »

New Amenities Deal for Malin+Goetz


These sports clubs will be featuring the brand in its locker rooms.   continue reading »

Coty Reports Fiscal 2013 Results


The company reports revenue growth, margin expansion, and strong cash flow generation.   continue reading »

Kline Looks at 7 Untapped Markets


The market research firm is marking a 10th anniversary with this exclusive new coverage.   continue reading »

Lise Watier Cosmetics Founder Steps Down


The company has a new leader for the first time in 40 years.   continue reading »

Avon Recruits New Spokesperson


This actress will promote the fragrance trio, 'Today, Tomorrow, Always.'   continue reading »

LOreal Won't Drop Celeb Over a Tattoo


The rumors were flying, but untrue, say sources.   continue reading »

Rihanna Fragrance in a Bottle with Spikes


The songstress launched her first scent, Rogue by Rihanna.   continue reading »

Kenneth Cole Launches Site to Celebrate 30 Years


The company has many events planned to end its milestone year.   continue reading »

Make Up Forever's Poll Reveals 'Foundation Issues'


The brand recruited NPD Group to help find the top issue women have with makeup.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Celebrates 50th Anniversary


The beauty company celebrated a milestone anniversary.   continue reading »

Register for NJPEC's Fall Seminar


This 'business psychology' expert will speak to packaging executives on October 3rd.   continue reading »

Study Reveals Surprises About Beauty Usage


The new survey reveals that many women only use a few products daily.   continue reading »

Wal-Mart to Ban Ingredients


Suppliers will be required to meet the retailer's new requirements.   continue reading »

MAC Debuts Rihanna Ad


The singer's new RiRi collection for Fall has launched.   continue reading »

Beauty Industry Veteran Dies


A memorial service will be planned for November 24th.   continue reading »

Direct Sales Co Grows Rapidly in 9 Months


Younique Products' social media-based business model has proven effective.   continue reading »

New Acquisition for Walgreens


The retail chain has entered into an agreement for a new acquisition.   continue reading »

Last Chance to Enter CEW Awards


The deadline, and final 'late entry' deadlines are announced.   continue reading »

Hot at Sephora for September


The retailer has announced its 'hot list' for September 2013.   continue reading »

Regis Corp. Partners with Good360


The company's salon chains are partnering with the nonprofit organization.   continue reading »

Amway Opens New Center in Berlin


The direct sales brand continues to expand to brick-and-mortar locations.   continue reading »

Kanebo's Public Apology for Shipping After Recall


The company's president intends to earn consumers' trust.   continue reading »

Anti-Aging Cream Targets 'Sugar Damage'


The brand promoted the new skin cream during New York Fashion Week.   continue reading »

Rita Ora Creates Colors for Rimmel


The new collection will debut February 2014.   continue reading »

Manuka Doctor To Launch at Sephora


The brand's claim-to-fame is its PBV, purified bee venom.   continue reading »

Wella Pro Partners with Rent the Runway


Wella Professionals is partnering with Rent the Runway, for one year.   continue reading »

RUSK Sponsors 2013 Indie Fashion Week


The pro hair care brand is supporting upcoming designers for the third year.   continue reading »

Allure Celebrates Best of Beauty 2013


The magazine's annual Best of Beauty Awards have been announced.   continue reading »

Kardashian Beauty Launches in South Africa


Boldface Group has announced its latest distribution deal.   continue reading »

Living Proof Launches Patented Formulation


The hair care brand with a scientific approach has developed proprietary technologies.   continue reading »

Nail Art at Christian Siriano Show


Red Carpet Manicure sponsored the fashion designer's Spring 2014 show.   continue reading »

New Beauty Channel on YouTube


The new YouTube channel is called I Love Makeup, and Bobbi Brown helped create it.   continue reading »

Bella Terra Promotes Fashion Through Beauty


The brand is showcasing its line at New York Fashion Week.   continue reading »

Jason Wu for Lancome at Nordstrom


The fashion designer's limited edition collection contains colors inspired by runway looks.   continue reading »

CVS Expands its Bath and Body Line


The brand now includes products with new scents, developed by perfumers.   continue reading »

LOreal To Build New Facility in France


Prologis will be building the 270k sq. ft. space.   continue reading »

Olay, LOreal Accused of Overpackaging


Top brands were called out in China, for taking up too much space on store shelves.   continue reading »

Old Spice Debuts NFL Ads


The brand's series of television, print and digital ads kick off this week.   continue reading »

Clip for the Cure Event at Regis Salons


The corporation's 50k+ stylists will take part in the event.   continue reading »

Osiao Recruits Spokesperson


The Estee Lauder brand developed for Asian women features this singer in its ads.   continue reading »

Celebs Attend Benefit Cosmetics Awards


The beauty brand hosted the '2013 They're REAL-volutionary Awards.'   continue reading »

Brooke Burke Promotes Sheer Cover Studio


The celeb says the brand's new innovative foundation truly works for her skin issues.   continue reading »

Maybelline at the Allure Lounge at Fashion Week


Maybelline is the official cosmetics sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.   continue reading »

Essie at Spring 2014 Fashion Week


The pro nail brand is backstage at New York Fashion Week.   continue reading »

INOAC Partners with TOLY


The two suppliers have formed a strategic alliance.   continue reading »

Pantene Recruits Queen Latifah


The current CoverGirl spokesperson is now the new face of Pantene   continue reading »

Brandimage Wins 3 Awards


The brand consultancy was recognized in the 2013 American Package Design Awards.   continue reading »

Cosmetics Recall Ignored; Shipped for A Week


This cosmetics company admitted to ship products after a recall was decided.   continue reading »

Hair Relaxers Are Out, Natural Is In


Mintel reports that hair relaxer sales have been declining.   continue reading »

Save the Date for Interpack


The show will be held May 8 - 14th, 2014.   continue reading »

Ted Gibson To Launch Cosmetics


The famous hairdresser will be expanding his beauty product offerings to include makeup.   continue reading »

Opening Ceremony Dresses ELCs Beauty Advisors


The fashion design team created a stylish collection for EstÃ�ée Lauder.   continue reading »

Albea Sells Compact Biz to SussexIM


The sale of Albea Group's North American cosmetic compact business is final.   continue reading »

ULTA Names Fall Beauty Trends


The retailer's annual 21 Days of Beauty showcases trendy products and looks.   continue reading »

Miss America Makeup Line to Launch


The new masstige collection is called R.E.I.G.N.   continue reading »

Polo Red Entices Gamers with Race


The brand has made its ad campaign an interactive experience.   continue reading »

Diamond Wins 3 Printing Awards


One of its winning cartons, for Gillette, was made using 'green' methods.   continue reading »

Gillette Partners with the NFL


The brand's new promotion compares the precision required in football to getting a close shave.   continue reading »

Lauder Creates New Role for LOreal Exec


This beauty executive has been named head of Corporate Responsibility.   continue reading »

Jarden to Buy Yankee Candle


A $1.75 billion agreement has been announced.   continue reading »

New CEO at Coty Italia


The beauty company has promoted the beauty executive.   continue reading »

Beauty Marketed to Allergy Sufferers


Will products developed to target 'allergy face' be the next trend?   continue reading »

Christian Siriano To Design Packaging for Sebastian


The fashion designer has been recruited by the brand.   continue reading »

Creating the CoverGirl Mobile Tour


Boxman turned a shipping container into a party bus and mobile billboard for the brand.   continue reading »

August 2013



Snail Facial Hits the UK


The unusual Jampanese beauty treatment may be gaining popularity 'round the world.   continue reading »

Essie To Launch Better Gel Polish


The new gel system is launching in pro salons in October.   continue reading »

J-Lo To Launch Twentieth Fragrance


The bottle has a trendy leopard-spotted cap.   continue reading »

Nail Polish Gets a New Reality Show


The show will find the 'next great nail artist.'   continue reading »

Pantene Will Pay for Your Ponytail


The brand wants consumers to get a haircut on Donate Your Hair Day.   continue reading »

Stila Debuts Dancing with the Stars


The new collection is launching at Ulta stores.   continue reading »

NYX Expands Partnership with Target


The affordable trendy brand is joining forces with Target stores across North America.   continue reading »

Avon Names New Senior VP


The new head of global strategy will be key to the company's turnaround.   continue reading »

P&G Responds to Ingredient Controversy


The beauty company reports on its schedule to phase out two controversial ingredients.   continue reading »

Like Botox for Hair


These products by White Sands are infused with orchid extract.   continue reading »

Two New Sales Directors at Cosmopak


The supplier has hired these two executives.   continue reading »

Massage Envy To Open Spa Clinic in NYC


The Arizona-based chain plans to open its first-ever clinic in New York City early next year.   continue reading »

ISPA Showcases Popular Spa Treatments


The International SPA Association featured the most popular results-oriented treatments being offered by its members.   continue reading »

Boots No7 To Launch 4-Week Anti-Aging Serum


After 6 years in development, the revolutionary serum will launch in September 2013.   continue reading »

A Brand Supporting Canadian Women


Sales of these products by Lise Watier Cosmetiques supports 1,500 low-income women in Canada.   continue reading »

NYX Names Next Rising Star of YouTube


The brand hosted the second annual Face Awards in Hollywood.   continue reading »

Adidas Packaging Attracting Attention


The brand hopes to attract back-to-school shoppers with bold colors and striking graphics.   continue reading »

13 Best Cosmetics for 2013


Health.com names its 2013 Beauty Award Winners.   continue reading »

Coty Launches Halle Berry Fragrance


A pink floral bottle was created for Halle Berry Exotic Jasmine.   continue reading »

P&G Supports Dental Research


Procter & Gamble is sponsoring a website designed to exchange scientific information.   continue reading »

Flash and Go Now Sold Online at Belk


The at-home aesthetic device is now available on the retailer's website.   continue reading »

A Fashionable At-Home Teeth Whitener


This personal care product is designed to attract attention.   continue reading »

Orlandi Rolls Out New High Performance Press


The supplier has added this new press to its platform of technologies.   continue reading »

Employees Volunteer to Build Homes


Procter & Gamble is partnering with Habitat for Humanity.   continue reading »

One Direction Fans Line Up for Fragrance


Will this be the biggest celeb fragrance launch, ever?   continue reading »

Ciara Joins Degree Do More Campaign


The deodorant brand plans to reach Ciara fans, ad well as MTV viewers.   continue reading »

Few Brands Are Making Progress in Sustainability


Organic Monitor says that beauty packaging needs a 'green' overhaul..   continue reading »

Benefit Celebrates Its Best-Selling Mascara


The brand created a new cheeky promotional video.   continue reading »

Megan Fox is the New Face for this Brand


This beauty company has recruited the actress for its new campaign.   continue reading »

Brands Join Beauty Program at Neiman Marcus


The retailer has launched an online Beauty Specialist Program.   continue reading »

Mintel Ranks Product Usage, Sees BBs Surge


Mintel reports on the increase in BB launches, and ranks cosmetic usage by product.   continue reading »

Arden Exec Joins Hain Celestial


Elizabeth Arden's executive vice president and CFO has accepted a new job offer.   continue reading »

Leonard Lauder Calls Off Wedding


The billionaire remains New York's Most Eligible Bachelor, for the moment.   continue reading »

New Serums with Natural Actives


Tata Harper has launched 3 new anti-aging serums that contain natural actives.   continue reading »

JC Penney Reports Loss


The retailer continues to face challenges.   continue reading »

Conde Nast Partners with Amazon


The publishers' magazines can now be purchased with 'one-click.'   continue reading »

Carrie Ann Inaba Helps Spa Raise Funds


Massage Envy Spa will host benefit for the Arthritis Foundation.   continue reading »

HCT Debuts its Latest Innovations


The supplier has new package designs - plus a new division.   continue reading »

Next Skincare Trend May Be Marble Berry


CoValence has discovered the unique properties of this raw material.   continue reading »

Promoting a JFK-Inspired Fragrance


Eight & Bob will increase distribution this fall.   continue reading »

Armani Launches CC Lipstick


The new line has an innovative formulation that provides skincare benefits.   continue reading »

Jane Partners with Ulta


The brand has re-launched in over 500 Ulta doors.   continue reading »

NATU Launches at Whole Foods


The new hair care line will be available at more retailers in September.   continue reading »

Takasago Moves Manufacturing Operations


The company is moving from NJ to NY, for a larger facility.   continue reading »

What Categories Led in Q2 Prestige Beauty Growth?


Overall quarter gain stands at 2%.   continue reading »

Amcor Announces Year-End Profits


The company says its net profits rose significantly since 2012.   continue reading »

YouTube Beauty Guru Launches Line


L'Oreal is marketing the first makeup line created by a 'vlogger.'   continue reading »

LOreal to Buy Magic


The beauty company is bidding for this Chinese company.   continue reading »

Essence Launches New iPhone App


Beauty tips, now available to users on mobile phones.   continue reading »

FaceFX Launches at Ulta


The at-home spa treatment is now available at the beauty retailer.   continue reading »

Boxers and Dancers Compete to Win Prizes


Schick Xtreme3's "Camino Al Exito" campaign is running now.   continue reading »

Bentley for Men Fragrances Launch


The new scent joins the collection that includes a collector's Lalique bottle.   continue reading »

Alpha Invests Millions in New Machinery


The supplier has more HDPE bottles, and new custom options for personal care.   continue reading »

Boys Spend More on Beauty in India


A survey says that boys spend more on cosmetics in India than girls.   continue reading »

Kiehls Gives Sharon Stone 150k for AmfAR


The actress accepted the donation at the fourth annual Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Sales Surge


The company posts a huge 4Q profit.   continue reading »

Amway to Establish Korea Innovation Center


The beauty company transfers key employees to create its new team in Asia.   continue reading »

NPD Reports Gains for Prestige Beauty


Skincare and makeup were the primary drivers behind US growth in the first half of 2013.   continue reading »

Bravo Chef to Launch Fragrance


The new scent was inspired by Chef Roble's favorite dishes.   continue reading »

Marc Jacobs Describes His Inspiration


The fashion designer's new collection is already a hit at Sephora.   continue reading »

CPNA Wins Innovation Award


Organizers are thrilled to be recognized by the trade show industry.   continue reading »

Arden Posts 4Q and Fiscal 2013 Results


The beauty company announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter and year.   continue reading »

Marc Jacobs Tops Hot List at Sephora


The retailer is calling out these brands on its August "hot list."   continue reading »

New Weekly Nail System by CND


The brand says this new nail polish system will be a game-changer.   continue reading »

Murad to Give Keynote at Anti-Aging Conference


Over a dozen experts will speak at the upcoming conference sponsored by HAPPI magazine.   continue reading »

Lucy Hale and mark Celebrate 10 Years


The beauty brand is threw a big bash in NYC.   continue reading »

NuSkin CFO to Present at Conference


The conference will be webcast live.   continue reading »

Avon Elects Nancy Killefer to Board


The beauty company has a new board member.   continue reading »

Carrie Underwood Inspires Nail Range


The celeb has partnered with Nicole by OPI.   continue reading »

Dove Men and John McEnroe Recruit Runners


The brand is putting together a team for the 2013 ING NYC Marathon.   continue reading »

New VPs at Aveda


The band has appointed two new vice presidents.   continue reading »

Best-Selling Celeb Scent of All Time


Beyonce Heat collection has been named the best-selling brand in the world.   continue reading »

New Super Playboy Fragrance and Bodycare


Playboy has launched an ad campaign for the new lines.   continue reading »

An Award-Winning Pump by MWV


The supplier was part of the team that helped earn Unilever's Dove an IPDA Award.   continue reading »

Target Acquires DermStore


The retailer is expanding its beauty business.   continue reading »

Sephora Buys Scentsa


The beauty retailer has purchased the interactive digital company.   continue reading »

Kate Moss Promotes Lacquer with New Applicator


The new lip gloss is an innovative formulation, with a new type of foam applicator.   continue reading »

NY NOW to Present Olfactive Studio


This innovative fragrance concept will be featured at the show on August 18, 2013.   continue reading »

Experts to Discuss Green at Luxe Pack Monaco 2013


These execs from Guerlain, Mugler and more will be participating in this roundtable discussion.   continue reading »

Vilcek Awards Adds Design as New Category


The 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts is now accepting applications.   continue reading »

Gillette Partners with Basketball Legend


The brand is supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.   continue reading »

Natural Hair Care Line to Balance Protein


This new natural line takes a different approach to hair care.   continue reading »

Walmart Runs Get on the Shelf Contest


An eyelash growth serum is among the participating products.   continue reading »

Skincare Brand Supports U.S. Masters Swim Team


AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy is partnering with Dara Torres, five-time Olympic swimmer.   continue reading »

AXE Expands Girls' Line


The brand has launched shower gels, with scents created by Givaudan.   continue reading »

Givaudan Reports Half Year 2013 Results


The company reported its sales figures.   continue reading »

LOREAL Women in Science Awards


During this program's 10th year, 5 women will be recognized for innovative research.   continue reading »

Revlon to Acquire Colomer


The beauty company will be paying $660 million, according to reports.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Launches Beauty Book Magazine


The beauty company has partnered with Hearst to create a Flipboard App.   continue reading »

Third Quarter Results for Sally Beauty


The beauty retailer announced its fiscal 2013 third quarter results.   continue reading »

New CEO at Sabinsa


The company has announced its new chief executive officer.   continue reading »

A New Lip Balm Plus Breath Freshener


Softlips has added a new benefit to its lip balm.   continue reading »

Actor Campaigns for U.S. Ban on Animal Tests


Cruelty Free International has recruited another celeb to join its campaign.   continue reading »

Black Opal Announces its True Beauty Winner


A nursing student has won the brand's 2013 True Beauty Model Search contest.   continue reading »

YouBeauty Adds Media Expert to its Board


Media veteran Dan Lagani has joined the board of directors at YouBeauty.   continue reading »

Alphaeon Acquires Teoxane Labs


Alphaeon will market Teoxane's hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers and cosmeceutical products.   continue reading »

New Editor of Essence


Time Inc. chooses a new leader for the magazine.   continue reading »

A New Anti-Aging Pen


BeingTRUE has launched an anti-aging treatment packaged in a sleek silver click pen.   continue reading »

Trends Round Table at Luxe Pack Monaco 2013


On October 25th, these industry execs will discuss packaging trends.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation to Honor Art Spiro


Save the date, for when this industry veteran will be presented the Circle of Champions Award.   continue reading »

Gillette Speaks to NFL Players


A promotional campaign includes a web series featuring the players.   continue reading »

Exclusive Murad Kits at Massage Envy Spa


The massage and spa company is addressing the skincare needs of its facial clients.   continue reading »

Avon Continues to Stabilize for Q2


The company reports its second-quarter results reflect continued progress.   continue reading »

Sales Are Up for Procter and Gamble


The company reports its earnings are up 24 percent for the fiscal year 2013.   continue reading »

NuSkin Reports a Record Revenue Increase


The company announced a 15 percent increase for its second quarter.   continue reading »

Shiseido Posts Profits


The company is in the black for the first quarter of 2013.   continue reading »

Benefit's Bus-Shaped Airport Kiosk


The brand's beauty vending machines will be 'parked' at airports across the country.   continue reading »

July 2013



New Global CEO at AHAVA


The dead sea skincare brand has promoted one of its executives.   continue reading »

Energizer Acquires Johnson and Johnson Brands


The agreement includes Stayfree, Carefree ad o.b. tampon brands.   continue reading »

Curly Hairdo on Nicki Minaj-esty Fragrance


The celebrity's second fragrance features a bottle with even more shock value.   continue reading »

BioNova Launches Skincare for Ears


The beauty brand is targeting specific health concerns, including 'dry ear'.   continue reading »

Goats Milk Line Expands to New England


The line's colorful packaging intends to attract supermarket shoppers.   continue reading »

Ca Botana Launches Arnica Mask


The brand's newest product is formulated with a high concentration of Arnica Montana Flower Extract.   continue reading »

YouBeauty Receives Millions in Funding


The digital media brand closes a Series A-1 funding round, and redesigns site.   continue reading »

Demand for Flexible Packaging Drives Growth


Packaging materials with barrier properties, such as high performance films, are in high demand.   continue reading »

Beauty Addicts Get New Rewards at Sephora


The retailer is rewarding its best customers with a newly revised Beauty Insider program.   continue reading »

Mascara Innovation, the First Wonderbrush


Avon has launched a "first-of-its-kind" brush, for this innovative mascara package.   continue reading »

Agent Provocateur Grants License to Inter Parfums


We can expect a new fragrance, in an "iconic" package, in 2014.   continue reading »

New CEO at AmazingCosmetics


The company has chosen this executive for the new position.   continue reading »

Kardashian Beauty To Launch in New Zealand


Boldface Group has secured a deal with Australian distributor Cosmetics Cubed.   continue reading »

In-Cosmetics Asia Plans for October


The trade show will take place October 29 - 31, 2013.   continue reading »

PG Named Best Company


The company was honored by this magazine, for the third consecutive year.   continue reading »

NYX Gets European Distribution


The fast-growing cosmetics brand expands in Europe.   continue reading »

New Face and NYC Flagship for Orogold


This actress promoted the luxe anti-aging brand at the store opening.   continue reading »

Maybelline Signs a New Spokesperson


The brand's new ad campaign will debut later this year.   continue reading »

A New Aquisition for Markem-Imaje


The worldwide manufacturer and distributor of product identification and traceability solutions has a new acquisition.   continue reading »

WFFC Chooses Its 2013 Honoree


Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce will hold its Open Dinner on September 25th.   continue reading »

Billionaires Row Fragrance Line in Development


The global luxury brand has partnered with experts to help launch its new fragrances.   continue reading »

LVMH Increases Revenue in 2013


The luxury products group recorded increases in its Perfume and Cosmetics group.   continue reading »

Birchbox 'Boxes' 2013 CEW Winners


Some of the winning products are being packaged as limited edition 'discovery' boxes.   continue reading »

Lindal Wins Award for Compressed Aerosol


The team at Lindal has been recognized for its innovation by Unilever.   continue reading »

Wella Presents Trend Vision Awards


The North American competition was held in Las Vegas   continue reading »

Shiseido Establishes New Subsidiary in India


The company will now target the country's growing masstige market.   continue reading »

LOREAL Next GEN Award Winners


L'Oreal USA Women In Digital honors innovative technology companies led by women.   continue reading »

Marilyn Monroe's New Gig


Sexy Hair has recruited an iconic spokesperson.   continue reading »

Shakira Signs with Oral B and Crest


3D has recruited its first-ever celebrity spokesperson.   continue reading »

Sephora Penang Opens


The beauty retailer has opened its newest store in northern Malaysia.   continue reading »

Fusion Co-CEO Receives Award


The supplier's Co-CEO, Jonathan Gross, is featured as one of the '40 Under 40.'   continue reading »

Record Numbers at CPNA 2013


It was a record year for Cosmoprof North America.   continue reading »

Bare for Men Launches in the U.S.


The popular hair removal system from Australia has arrived in stores here.   continue reading »

Mariah Carey Inspires OPI


The upcoming OPI limited edition Holiday Collection features these colors.   continue reading »

New Chairman at Firmenich


Vernon Sankey has decided to retire after 5 years in office.   continue reading »

UK Hairstylist Debuts Salon Line at Walgreens


Mark Hill Salon Professional has launched at the mass drug store chain.   continue reading »

AXE at Comic Con in San Diego


'Black Chill' sponsored the Playboy and Universal Pictures' 'Kick-Ass 2' party.   continue reading »

NuSkin Receives Approval to Expand in China


The company has received direct selling authorization in 5 additional provinces in mainland China.   continue reading »

VS Launches Victoria Fragrance


The pretty pink bottle features an oversized bow.   continue reading »

Shiseido To Launch Ibuki


The new skincare line targets a younger customer.   continue reading »

Preen.Me Launches a Blog


The online beauty platform has been one of the largest communities of beauty users, and continues to grow..   continue reading »

Luxe Pack NY Sets New Dates and Relocates


The show's dates - and venue - have been changed for 2014.   continue reading »

Bernd Beetz Joins St. John Knits


The former top beauty industry exec moves to fashion.   continue reading »

Designer Mens Nail Paint Launches


'EvolutionMan' recruited fashion designer Indashio to create this new limited edition color.   continue reading »

Unilever Enlists Football Player Tony Gonzalez


He was a presenter at the 2013 ESPY Awards, on behalf of Clear Men Scalp Therapy.   continue reading »

LOreal Reports First Half Sales for 2013


The beauty company reports continued growth.   continue reading »

NPD Group Now Tracks Online Sales


The global information company now offers a new service, 'BeautyTrends' Direct.   continue reading »

Coty Names New Head of Philosophy


The beauty company has recruited this industry veteran.   continue reading »

Aussie Brand Hot Legs Launches in Mass


The Australian import is now available at Walgreens, nationwide.   continue reading »

CVS is Cleaning Up Oceans


The retailer has partnered with Ocean Conservancy.   continue reading »

Gala Spa Awards Nominations Being Accepted


Nominate your innovative beauty product before August 13.   continue reading »

J and J Reports Second Quarter Results


Johnson & Johnson has announced its sales figures.   continue reading »

Arden Recruits Experts for Spa


The Red Door Spa has hired two new National Training Directors for hair style and color.   continue reading »

CosmeTech 2013 Reports Breakthrough Attendance


The show closed on June 28th in Tokyo, as its largest ever.   continue reading »

Iggesund Launches e-Commerce Site


The paperboard supplier has made its papers available to the masses, at low minimums.   continue reading »

Boldface CEO To Speak at innoCos


The beauty executive will be speaking at the Paris networking event.   continue reading »

New Natural Baby Line


SheaMoisture Baby Care will be available at thousands of mass market retailers nationwide.   continue reading »

Teen BeautyBiz Camp Opens in NY


Industry experts will teach 3 sessions, to Gen Z recruits.   continue reading »

New EU Legislation on Cosmetic Safety


The new legislation goes into effect today, affecting labeling, and more.   continue reading »

Experts and New Materials at Plastics Show


Among the events at the trade fair, K 2013, will be the show, "Plastics Move the World."   continue reading »

Nominate Brands in the Sustainable Beauty Awards


If your package is 'green,' submissions are being accepted now for this new awards program.   continue reading »

Indie Hair Sponsors Bruno Mars


The hair styling brand will have two commercial spots at every upcoming show.   continue reading »

AXE Launches Black Chill


The brand is also promoting its 'study' that says girls are getting hotter, so boys 'lose their cool.'   continue reading »

LOreal Supports Girls in Science


The brand's new promotion is designed to inspire girls to pusue careers in science, technology, enginnering and math.   continue reading »

Dial Gives Away 65k to Celebrate 65 Years


The brand is commemorating its 65th anniversary with this promotion.   continue reading »

Korres Ends Licensing to Focus on U.S. Business


The beauty company will renew its focus on the American market.   continue reading »

A New Acquisition for Arcade


The supplier has acquired this leading producer of fragrance sampling solutions.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia Highlights Many New Features


The show organizers are highlighting the show's many new features this year.   continue reading »

CoverGirl Signs Rapper Becky G


The 16-year old singer will represent the brand.   continue reading »

GWP at Beauty.com is a Product-Filled Bag


The online beauty retailer is offering customers this special incentive.   continue reading »

Ralph Lauren Launches Polo Red


The new fragrance is housed in an opaque red bottle.   continue reading »

Tria Gets New Investors to Launch Skincare


The brand closed a $45.5 million deal, and plans to launch anti-aging products.   continue reading »

Dates Change for Cosmoprof and Cosmopack 2014


Cosmoprof organizers say the new dates are better suited to the needs of the market.   continue reading »

Avery Dennison Completes Sale


The company has completed the sale of two of its businesses.   continue reading »

Dove Creates a New Film


"Cameral Shy" is the brand's latest video, with an empowering message for women.   continue reading »

Kardashian Beauty to Launch in Europe


The brand's licensing company, Boldface Group, is expanding it distribution.   continue reading »

Avon Sells Silpada Designs


The beauty company has made a deal to sell its jewelery business.   continue reading »

Shiseido Expands NJ Plant


The beauty company has unveiled its 54k sq ft expansion to its American headquarters.   continue reading »

Ulta Names New CEO


Ulta Beauty has appointed a new chief executive officer.   continue reading »

It's a Wrap for HBA (with Exclusive Photos)


Check out our photos from the show - and 2014 dates.   continue reading »

Blonde Exhibit by John Frieda


An art installation is set up in NYC's Time Warner Building for 'Blonde' month.   continue reading »

New Fragrance Video by Taylor Swift


The celeb launched a video for her third fragrance launch.   continue reading »

New Branding Company Recruits Former Arden Exec


Shades of Fragrances will enter the fragrance market, led by an industry veteran.   continue reading »

Shaving for Charity


SoftSheen-Carson recuited actor Lance Gross to support the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.   continue reading »

NYC Color Promotes the Peacock Eye


The brand says multifaceted eye color is a trend this summer..   continue reading »

Dermatologists Reveal Top 10 Sunscreen Brands


This survey ranked the brands most recommended to patients.   continue reading »

India Bans Animal Testing


The country is the first in South Asia to end testing cosmetics on animals.   continue reading »

June 2013



How Engaged are Online Shoppers?


If you think they only 'skim' a brand's website, check out this study.   continue reading »

Bieber to Launch Third Fragrance


"The Key" features a bottle with a wearable charm.   continue reading »

Bionova Targets Forehead Wrinkles


The brand has launched another anti-aging product developed for a specific part of the face.   continue reading »

The Fragrance Foundation Creates New Logo


Did you notice the depiction of a fragrance bottle within it?   continue reading »

Gucci Recruits James Franco


The actor will be the spokesperson for this new fragrance.   continue reading »

Demand for Organic Products To Reach 13.2 Billion


The global demand for organic personal care will rise through 2018.   continue reading »

Boldface Group Completes $1.5 Million Financing


The celebrity beauty licensing company raised $1,500,000 from certain accredited investors,   continue reading »

Nivea Asks Consumers to Design a Cap


The brand recruited fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff for its new campaign, "Style, Uncapped."   continue reading »

Double-Digit Growth for Clarins in China


The company's initial online sales in China have exceeded expectations.   continue reading »

Nucerity International Names New President


Jeff Graham will be the network marketer's new president and CEO.   continue reading »

Avon Plans 2014 Walk for Breast Cancer


The beauty company has announced the schedule for its eleventh annual fundraising events.   continue reading »

Coty Promotes Marketing Execs


Stephen Mormoris and Johanna Businelli now have new roles.   continue reading »

LOreal Hires Former Obama Assistant


The company's new communications officer is coming from the White House.   continue reading »

Trish McEvoy To Open First Store in the Hamptons


On June 29th, the brand's first brick-and-mortar store will open its doors - in Southampton.   continue reading »

Procter and Gamble Wins Stevie Plus More


The company was recognized in several different awards competitions this year.   continue reading »

DuPont Honors Procter and Gamble


P&G Received the DuPont Continuing Innovation Award for Packaging.   continue reading »

Selena Gomez Launches Second Scent


The Disney star is continuing her fragrance franchise.   continue reading »

The Flame Trend by CoverGirl


Colors inspired by fire, available exclusively at Ulta Beauty.   continue reading »

Ali Landry to Shoot New Pregnancy Ads


Palmer's Cocoa Butter has tapped the actress to reprise the role.   continue reading »

Sephora Picks June Beauty Trends


What's hot at the retailer this month?   continue reading »

Artistry To Launch Youth Xtend Serum


The launch is part of Amway's restaging of the brand, and new package deisgn.   continue reading »

Lashem Supports Look Good Feel Better


The cosmetic company is helping women during cancer treatment.   continue reading »

IPDA Announces 2013 Winners at Reception


The reception was held at HBA Global, on June 19th.   continue reading »

Skincare Device Market to Reach 10.7 Billion


A new report by Transparency Market Research is forecasting the growth of this market thorugh 2018.   continue reading »

A Device to Match Skin Tones with Foundation


The technology is being used by Sephora and Boots UK stores.   continue reading »

International Presence at CPNA


There will be a global presence at the upcoming Cosmoprof North America show.   continue reading »

Watch for P&G Freebies Today


Procter & Gamble launches its largest promotion ever on the streets of Manhattan today.   continue reading »

IFRA Issues Fragrance Standards Update


Announces six new standards   continue reading »

Nu Skin Enterprises Is Tops in Revenue


Company is recognized for the 5th consecutive year.   continue reading »

CPNA Announces Emerging Beauty Lineup


The show will feature its popular Emerging Beauty section again.   continue reading »

A Look at Beauty in a Digital World


The FIT Capstone research project predicted trends in 2020 - and is being presented again at HBA Global Expo.   continue reading »

Marc Jacobs Line Set to Launch at Sephora


The fashion designer's collection will have 122 skus.   continue reading »

Clinique Creates New Role for Jean-Christophe Jourde


Jourde will be the brand's new senior vp and genera manager for North America.   continue reading »

Purchasing Trends Panel Kicks Off HBA Tomorrow


Executives from companies including Shiseido and Clarins to take part   continue reading »

Lancome Show by Alber Elbaz Launches


The fashion-inspired collection is in stores today.   continue reading »

Garnier Collects Beauty Waste to Build Garden


L'Oreal partnered with TerraCycle and GrowNYC to take on this NYC community project.   continue reading »

New Fragrance Deal for Stella McCartney


P&G Prestige will market the designer's fragrances, beginning in September.   continue reading »

HBA Opens Next Week; Announces Special Session


Beauty expert to head panel   continue reading »

Birchbox Partners with this Hit Drama Series


The company has created birchboxes with a "Suits" theme.   continue reading »

The Fragrance Foundation Award Winners Are...


Industry honors handed out in more than 18 categories   continue reading »

Stock Offering and New Execs for Colorescience


The company has announced it has completed a $10 Million Series A offering.   continue reading »

10 Years for mark and a New Brand Ambassador


Actress and singer Lucy Hale has signed on to represent the brand.   continue reading »

IPDA Recruits Celeb Presenter for Awards


All HBA attendees are welcome to attend the awards presentation on Wednesday, June 19th.   continue reading »

Coty Prices Initial Public Offering


The beauty company priced its stock at $17.50 per share.   continue reading »

The Scent of a Comic Icon


Stan Lee has launched a cologne.   continue reading »

400 Ponytails Donated by Pantene


The Pantene Beautiful Lengths Program held a local event at P&G's headquarters.   continue reading »

Gallas Earns Certification


The supplier's achievement stands out among other label printers in Chicago.   continue reading »

NPD Reports Stats on Men's Fragrance Use


Here's what has been driving sales of men's fragrances in the U.S.   continue reading »

Catherine Walsh Takes On Newly Created Role at Coty


Executive played key role in establishing Coty as a leader in celebrity and designer fragrances   continue reading »

Cosme Tokyo Just Two Weeks Away


Korean cosmetics will be a featured attraction.   continue reading »

Nominations Open for Holography Awards


The annual competition recognizes new hologram products.   continue reading »

Trendscouts at CPNA


Beauty trends will be tweeted from the show, by a team of five students.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Monaco Announces Guest Speaker


The famous perfumer also has his own brand.   continue reading »

New Launches by Cle de Peau


Actress Amanda Seyfried, the brand's spokesperson, was on hand for the launch.   continue reading »

Dark and Lovely Hosts Curl Power Party


SoftSheen-Carson celebrated the launch of its newest product line, in Atlanta.   continue reading »

NYX Presents FACE Awards


The brand will find the 'Vlogger' of the year on YouTube.   continue reading »

Experts Partner to Spread Sustainability Initiatives


William McDonough's new goal is to help leading companies design 'green.'   continue reading »

Birchbox Changes its Image


The beauty retailer redesigned its logo and website.   continue reading »

The Bob Haircut Turns 50


Vidal Sassoon celebrates with a Facebook giveaway.   continue reading »

Procter and Gamble Restructures


The company has created new business sectors, each led by a new group president.   continue reading »

Maybelline Recruits Swedish Supermodel


This Stockholm native will appear in an upcoming campaign.   continue reading »

New Vice President at Unicep


The supplier has announced its new VP of Engineering.   continue reading »

Coty Prestige To Launch Just Cavalli for Men


The bottle's design compliments the women's flacon.   continue reading »

Beauty Brand Supports Women Refugees


Measurable Difference Cosmetics is launching an awareness campaign.   continue reading »

Countdown to HBA Expo


Use this promo code and register online for free.   continue reading »

An Acquisition for Sally Beauty


The beauty retailer has acquired certain assets of Essential Salon Products.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Kicks Off Charity Program


The beauty company's global employees will help children in their local communities for the next month.   continue reading »

Hair Brand Doubles Size of its Can


Rita Hazan Root Concealer relaunches in a larger spray can.   continue reading »

Supplier Creates New Energy Market


Iggesund Paperboard offers local farming community 'Grow Your Income' program.   continue reading »

HSN Joins Judges Panel at CPNA


Cosmoprof North America will host a 'TV Shopping Open-See, and expands its judges panel.   continue reading »

A Resignation and New President at Lancome


Changes at the company's worldwide and U.S. divisions.   continue reading »

Vbeaute Launches at Walgreens and Duane Reade


The luxe anti-aging skincare brand expands its distribution, and lowers its pricepoint.   continue reading »

Consumer Magazine Calls for Entries


Enter your new product in the Better Homes and Gardens awards.   continue reading »

Target Expands Beauty Concierge Service


Target's new program could become a competitive advantage over other beauty retailers.   continue reading »

May 2013



2013 IPDA Finalists Announced


See which brands made the final cut, and will be on display at HBA Global Expo.   continue reading »

Shiseido Begins New Research


We might soon see these new types of products on the market.   continue reading »

Design A Beauty Tool


A contest calls for design submissions.   continue reading »

Dior Recruits Robert Pattinson


Will the Twilight actor star in the brand's next fragrance campaign?   continue reading »

A New Fragrance and Face for Armani


We can expect to see Armani's new fragrance and ad campaign in September.   continue reading »

Coppola's New Smoothing Lines


The hair industry icon will be showcasing his new products at Premiere Orlando.   continue reading »

Boldface Presents to Investors


The beauty licensing company is presenting at the Marcum MicroCap Conference in New York City.   continue reading »

Taylor Swift Launches Third Fragrance


This time it's more personal, and named "Taylor."   continue reading »

Liz Garrett To Leave Philosophy


Coty has announced a new management team.   continue reading »

New Creative Director at NYX Cosmetics


The brand has recruited DuWop's co-founder.   continue reading »

A Kit to Benefit Local Communities


Sephora's new charitable program kicks off with its first launch.   continue reading »

Iggesund Opens its Biomass Plant


The new 'green' paperboard mill will be able to supply electricity and heat to local residents   continue reading »

LOreal Creates Scientific Advisory Board


The beauty company has recruited 9 distinguished scientists from diverse disciplines.   continue reading »

Coty Sets Terms for 1 Billion IPO


It's official, and the IPO's terms are revealed.   continue reading »

First Cosmetic Brand at HKIA


This cosmetics brand has become the first to open a pop-up store at Hong Kong International Airport.   continue reading »

Hugo Boss Recruits Gwyneth Paltrow


The actress is the new face of Boss Jour Pour Femme.   continue reading »

Marketers To Meet in August


The Consumer and Shopper Insights Applied Educational Alliance has announced its 2013 Assembly dates.   continue reading »

Cosme Tokyo 2013 is Coming Up


The show will take place June 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.   continue reading »

Demeter Launches Boston Fragrance


The scent will help raise funds for the victims of the bombing at the Boston Marathon.   continue reading »

New Fragrance and Face for CK


Here's a first look at an upcoming Calvin Klein ad.   continue reading »

Lafley Rejoins Procter and Gamble


A.G. Lafley to return as president and CEO, and McDonald retires.   continue reading »

Record Sales for Mary Kay


The company is seeing record sales and contest entries during its 50th anniversary year.   continue reading »

HBA Deadline June 1


Have your natural beauty product or concept vetted by a panel of experts.   continue reading »

Many New Appointments at LOreal


The company has announced several new ppointments to its executive committee.   continue reading »

A Private Open Call for Brands to Sell on TV


CPNA is organizing meetings with TV shopping execs for its exhibiting brands.   continue reading »

Coty Purchases Two Distributors


The beauty company is on an expansion roll.   continue reading »

New CFO at Colorescience


The brand has expanded its executive team.   continue reading »

Supplier Adds Sorting Capabilities


Screen Tech/Spraye Tech now offers "Sort It Out," to cull packaging defects and rejects.   continue reading »

H2O Plus Partners with Disney


The beauty brand expands its partnership with Disney properties.   continue reading »

LOreal Splits with McCartney


L'Oreal and Stella McCartney will not continue their license agreement.   continue reading »

PBA Collecting for Oklahoma


Contribute to the Professional Beauty Association's Disaster Relief Fund.   continue reading »

New CEO at Iggesund


The supplier has appointed a new CEO and business area manager.   continue reading »

Former Shiseido CEO Dies


Morio Ikeda, formerly president and chief executive officer of Shiseido, has died.   continue reading »

Designing for Global Consumers


Beauty Packaging's seminar drew a crowd at Luxe Pack New York.   continue reading »

New Banana Boat Products and Sweepstakes


The sun care brand has two new products, as well as a new sweepstakes.   continue reading »

DailyGlow Adds Beauty Reviews


The site now includes daily reviews of beauty products by experts.   continue reading »

Dove Video Surpasses 114 Million Views


The brand's video ad is being shared and viewed in record numbers.   continue reading »

A New Formula for Hair Growth


Skin Research Labs has launched neuHAIR.   continue reading »

Avon Appoints New Sr. VP


The new executive takes on the responsibility of ensuring Avon's North American business becomes profitable.   continue reading »

CoverGirl To Sponsor A Movie


The beauty brand has announced its first-ever major movie sponsorship.   continue reading »

Coppertone Urges Parents to Teach Better Sunscreen Habits


The brand created a guide, to educate parents and children.   continue reading »

Celsis and Covalence Labs Earn Recognition


The companies were honored as having one of the "100 Great Supply Chain Projects."   continue reading »

Coty Wins Award


The company has been recognized for its "Supply Chain Defining Moment" initiative.   continue reading »

Simon Doonan Creates Nexxus Window Display


The hair brand partnered with the window designer - and Nexxus packaging is the star of these Broadway-worthy windows.   continue reading »

Enita Hires New Marketing Director for Beauty


The bioscience company's new marketing dirrector will expand its hair and beauty lines.   continue reading »

Glad Lash Relaunches Website


The new site is designed to help beauty professionals.   continue reading »

Epionce Launches Vitamins for Skin


The product utilizes new formulation technologies.   continue reading »

Boldface Group Doubles Revenue


The celebrity beauty licensing company reports its third quarter sales.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Relaunches Eucerin Sun Care


The product line has a new formulation, and is claiming new benefits.   continue reading »

IBM to Transform Supply Chain at LOreal


The beauty company will utilize IBM's expertise to change its buying process with suppliers.   continue reading »

Coty Has a New Board Member


The company has announced the new addition to its board.   continue reading »

Gurwitch Launches New Brand


The company's new skin care brand will debut on HSN May 14th.   continue reading »

Boldface to Debut New Beauty Line


The beauty licensing company has entered into a new agreement.   continue reading »

Kardashians Forced to Rename Beauty Line


After losing a court battle, the cosmetics collection is now Kardashian Beauty.   continue reading »

Vichy Targets Hormonal Aging


The brand has launched two new products, for National Women's Health Week.   continue reading »

Coty Files IPO App Today


The beauty company has been waiting for this deal to become official.   continue reading »

A New Sunscreen Tool


This product can tell you when its time to apply product.   continue reading »

A New Anti-Aging Body Shaping System


Nu Skin will launch an anti-aging solutuion that combines nutrition and beauty.   continue reading »

New Calgon Scents in Colorful Tubes


The brand uses vivid imagery on these colorful tubes.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation and Firmenich at Frieze NY


The organization collaborated with artist Maria Loboda.   continue reading »

Super Size Fragrances by Chanel


These giant-sized fragrance bottles have been attracting much attention   continue reading »

Adidas Expands Body Line


The men's body care line by Adidas is expanding, and now offers a new scent.   continue reading »

The Best-Selling Scents for Mom


NPD Group reports niche and prestige fragrances are most popular for Mother's Day.   continue reading »

Where the High-Income Shop


The Luxury Institute analyzes shopping habits.   continue reading »

$700 Mil for Coty IPO


The company is expected to go public next month.   continue reading »

Personal Care Market To Grow in 2013


It will be worth $42.9 billion, leading to a rising demand for plastic packaging.   continue reading »

New Board Members at WFFC


The organization's Cincinnati Chapter has a new board.   continue reading »

NJPEC To Host Annual Golf Outing


Save the date for the upcoming NJPEC golf outing.   continue reading »

A New Look for Sure


Sure antiperspirant and deodorant has redesigned its packaging.   continue reading »

7 Packaging Tips for Online Success


When selling beauty products online, the packaging becomes even more important.   continue reading »

Maybelline on Interactive TV


The brand has created a unique interactive experience for NBC's Fashion Star viewers.   continue reading »

Nest Fragrances Expands to Australia


The brand has a new partnership with this Aussie retailer.   continue reading »

Gold Bond - Now in a Can


The popular foot product is now available in a spray.   continue reading »

Miss USA Gets a Spray Tan


Bold Body Bronzing will be sponsoring the beauty competition.   continue reading »

New Ethnic Hair Care Launches


This husband-and-wife team have launched a new hair care line.   continue reading »

Body Spray Colection by I Coloniali


The brand launched a body fragrance collection in time for Mother's Day.   continue reading »

New VP at Elizabeth Arden


The company has appointed a new senior vice president of spa operations.   continue reading »

LOreal to Fund Melanoma Research


Purchasing L'Oreal Paris' SPF products will help raise the brand's $750k donation.   continue reading »

Dove and Lisa Ling Announce New Campaign


The beauty brand's new initiative, Lets Make Girls Unstoppable" has launched today.   continue reading »

Heidi Klum at Rally for Clear Scalp


The supermodel and television host promoted Clear Scalp & Hair at beauty event in Los Angeles.   continue reading »

IFF to Close Georgia Facility


The fragrance company will close one of its manufacturing facilities to consolidate production.   continue reading »

Coty Raises 3.7 Mil at Star-Studded Gala


Celebrities attended the 7th annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala in NYC.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Reports Increased Revenue


The company released its positive first quarter results.   continue reading »

Vita Liberata Debuts at Sephora


Europe's leading sunless tanner to launch in the U.S.   continue reading »

New Face of Givenchy


The brand will be replacing Liv Tyler and featuring a new actress in its next campaign.   continue reading »

A Sell-Out on QVC


Syneron Beauty's QVC launch was a huge success.   continue reading »

SkinCeuticals Promotes Skin Cancer Prevention


The brand creating a video in hopes of raising awareness.   continue reading »

Last Chance to Register for the NJPEC Dinner


Check out the executives being celebrated on Thursday, May 2nd.   continue reading »

Discover Beauty Brands at CPNA


Here are some of the brands you'll find at Discover Beauty, at the upcoming CPNA show.   continue reading »

Exhibitors at Cosme Tokyo


The trade show, June 26 through June 28, will feature over 550 exhibitors.   continue reading »

Economic Outlook Positive for 2013


Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S., says manufacturers.   continue reading »

April 2013



Avon Down but Stabilizing


Overseas markets play a key role in first quarter results.   continue reading »

BIW Features StriVectin Exec


The upcoming Beauty Industry West will feature a presentation by StriVectin's CEO.   continue reading »

Star Scientific Launches at GNC.com


The company's new facial serum has a science-based formulation and sleek packaging.   continue reading »

Theraplex Enters China


The small beauty company has a new distribution deal and will expand overseas.   continue reading »

Beauty Company's India License Suspended


J&J is no longer allowed to manufacture cosmetics at its Mulund plant.   continue reading »

Hair Removal System Launches on QVC


Another new alternative to shaving and waxing has launched.   continue reading »

Packaging Executive Dies at 83


Former owner of Continental Packaging Solutions has passed away.   continue reading »

Nicki Minaj Lipstick is a Best-Seller for MAC


The rapper tweeted that she is happy to have helped raise money for the MAC AIDS Fund.   continue reading »

Board Changes at Avon


Avon is searching for a new independent director.   continue reading »

One-Step Gel Polish to Launch


A new one-step nail gel color system will launch on ShopNBC.   continue reading »

Unexpected Loss, Shiseido to Close Stores


Shiseido posted its first loss in 8 years, and will close some of its U.S. Bare Escentuals stores.   continue reading »

Procter and Gamble Debuts Documentary


The film premiered in New York City, in association with the Tribeca Film Institute.   continue reading »

Unilever Grows in First Quarter


The company released its first sales report for 2013.   continue reading »

Don't Miss Out on NJPEC Hall of Fame Dinner


Early Bird offer expires Friday   continue reading »

Interparfums Surprised By Burberry Sales


The fragrance company realizes strong results with key brands   continue reading »

Hawaiian Tropic Reinvents Its Image


The brand is retiring its bikini contests.   continue reading »

LOreal Hosts Mentoring Week


The beauty company opened its doors to high school and college students during spring break.   continue reading »

Bernd Beetz To Join New Board


Following a vote on May 28, Beetz will join this new board.   continue reading »

BareMinerals Goes Bare


The brand begins its GoBare tour on April 25th.   continue reading »

Molten Brown Celebrates 40 Years


The brand threw a 1970s-inspired party and launched a limited edition candle.   continue reading »

LOreal Reports Sales


The company reports 5.93 billion Euros in sales for the first quarter, 2013.   continue reading »

Branding Tips from Robin Coe Hutshing


Over 20 tough love questions every brand should know.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Restates Plans for China


The company restated its ambitious revenue goal for the Greater China region by 2014.   continue reading »

Unilever Achieves Zero Waste


The company has announced it has reached a green achievement in its U.S. and Canada facilities.   continue reading »

Viva La Juicy Noir to Launch


Elizabeth Arden will launch this new Juicy Couture fragrance in July.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Solutions Offers New Services


The supplier has a new alliance, and will be providing new services to its beauty clients.   continue reading »

DD Cream To Launch


First there was BB, then CC - now one beauty company has moved onto DD.   continue reading »

FiFi Winners in France


The Fragrance Foundation France chose the winners of its 2013 FiFi Awards.   continue reading »

NY Yankees Fragrance Launches


This New York City baseball team's fragrance features a graffiti design.   continue reading »

Linter Wins Lifetime Achievement Award


Dr. Karl Lintner was honored at the In-Cosmetics show.   continue reading »

Oscar Blandi Team Wins Award


The annual Battle of the Strands was held at IBS on April 14th.   continue reading »

LOreal Expands in Africa


The beauty company plans to increase its reach in Africa, with its new acquisition.   continue reading »

New Director at Glop and Glam


The organic hair care company has a new sales director.   continue reading »

Refinery 29 Partners with Revlon


The fashion website is launching a new beauty initiative.   continue reading »

Tria Launches at Ulta


The beauty tool has another new retail partnership.   continue reading »

Supergoop Chooses HCT


The supplier's cooling tip was used for this new product.   continue reading »

Unilever Achieves a Green Milestone


The company announced it has achieved its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.   continue reading »

Michael Kors To Launch Color


The fashion designer will soon launch a color cosmetics collection.   continue reading »

LOreal Has Plans for Shanghai


The beauty company held a press conference in Shanghai.   continue reading »

DISC Adds Another Digital Press


The supplier has further expanded its printing capabilities.   continue reading »

Diamond Wipes Now Registered Organic


The supplier has announced its new certification status.   continue reading »

Boldface Adds 5th Board of Director


The celebrity beauty licensing company has added another board member, plus a financial advisor.   continue reading »

Garnier Fructis Sponsors Style Stage


The beauty brand is helping to create a new web series.   continue reading »

LOreal Signs Climate Change Policy


The beauty company is taking action to help reduce climate change.   continue reading »

Alba Botanica Partners with RecycleBank


The brand is promoting recycling and sustainable packaging during Earth month.   continue reading »

New Fragrance by Marc Jacobs


The designer will launch another flanker in August - check out the packaging.   continue reading »

Lauder Donates 1 Billion in Art


A New York City museum will showcase Leonard A. Lauder's Cubist art collection.   continue reading »

Support for Latino Organizations


P&G sponsors Hispanicize 2013, and donates to Miami-based Latino organizations.   continue reading »

GloProfessional is Acquired


A private equity firm has acquired GloProfessional.   continue reading »

Demand for HGH Therapy Products Skyrocket


This growth hormone-boosting formula has been licensed to a third company to meet demand.   continue reading »

Clarins Creates a Gift with Purpose


The beauty brand hopes to set a new standard for socially-conscious shopping   continue reading »

The New Face of Chanel


The beauty brand will feature a new star in its next campaign.   continue reading »

Revlon Run Celebrates 20 Years


2013 is a milestone anniversary for the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women.   continue reading »

Spotting the Top Beauty Trends


An expert from Euromonitor lists them for us.   continue reading »

Josie Maran Helps Build Animal Sanctuary


The beauty brand's Model Citizen Campaign is helping animals.   continue reading »

Avon To Cut Costs and More Jobs


The beauty company released more details about its plan to cut expenses.   continue reading »

New Old Spice Soap Lineup


P&G launches new bar soaps, and ad campaign.   continue reading »

Don Loftus Named President of Parlux


Donald J. Loftus is the new president of Parlux and executive VP of Perfumania Inc.   continue reading »

Discover Beauty at Cosmoprof NA


An initiative to help connect emerging brands with retailers.   continue reading »

New Financing and Board Member at Boldface


The celebrity beauty licensing firm has secured financing and expanded its board.   continue reading »

New MAC Store to Open


MAC Cosmetics will open at the newly renovated Century 21 department store.   continue reading »

Bonus Time for Avon Exec


The struggling company rewards its CEOs.   continue reading »

Jason Launches Earth Day Promotion


The Facebook program aims to plant thousands of trees.   continue reading »

New Pro Skincare By Red Door Spa


Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa has launched a pro line.   continue reading »

NJPEC Hall of Fame 2013 Honorees


The NJPEC will honor 5 industry veterans at the Hall of Fame and Scholarship Dinner.   continue reading »

CEO Roundtable at CPNA


The Professional Beauty Association will host a will hold a roundtable discussion featuring indie brands at CosmoProf North America.   continue reading »

Yankee Candle Gives Military Discount


The largest manufacturer of premium candles is giving back to the men and women who serve our country.   continue reading »

New Caps by Siloa


The supplier has a new range of standard caps.   continue reading »

GloProfessional is Sold


The mineral-based cosmetics line splits with its former partner.   continue reading »

ICMAD Presents FDA Workshop


Sign up now for the cosmetic regulations workshop, being held on April 25th, 2013.   continue reading »

Bionova Targets Upper Lips


The new skincare treatment aims to prevent saggy lips.   continue reading »

DISC Wins 10 Awards


The supplier was recognized at the 2013 CMA competition.   continue reading »

Shiseido To Harvest Raw Materials


The beauty company will begin cultivating plants, to harvest as its own raw materials for ingredients.   continue reading »

New Ceramide Skincare Product


This brand is pairing ceramindes with AHAs.   continue reading »

Hair Brand Recruits Pro Football Player


Clear Men Scalp Therapy has recruited a former pro football player to promote the brand.   continue reading »

March 2013



Deadline for IPDA Submissions


Submit your product for the IPDA Awards by March 28th, 2013.   continue reading »

Honorary Chairman of Beiersdorf Dies


The company's longtime CEO and honorary chairman passed away at 100 years old.   continue reading »

Amway Challenges Youth


Amway's Who Cares Challenge, Youth Leadership Contest was announced today.   continue reading »

Burts Bees for Pets


The beauty brand has licensed its name to a line of natural products for dogs   continue reading »

Executive Board Changes at Beiersdorf


Changes are in store for Beiersdorf's executive board.   continue reading »

Chanel Launches New Colors


Chanel's new lip and nail colors are inspired by classic cinema.   continue reading »

New Salon Opening in NYC


The Julien Farel Salon will be relocating to the newly renovated Loews Regency Hotel.   continue reading »

Mens Shave Products Get Fancy


The men's grooming category is expanding as new types of products launch.   continue reading »

The Body Hair Styling Trend


Gillette says more men are doing it, and recruited 3 female celebs to talk about the most attractive body hair styles.   continue reading »

CurlKit Subscribers Rise


The monthly subscription service for curly hair products is growing in popularity.   continue reading »

Nude Skincare Gets a New CEO


Anastasia C. Ayala has been named chief executive officer of Nude Skincare.   continue reading »

Givaudan Publishes Sustainability Report


The fragrance company reports significant progress in reaching its 2020 goals.   continue reading »

Own Products Give Back


The skin care line is partnering with Feeding America.   continue reading »

Mineral Fusion Launches at Ulta


The natural cosmetics brand enters into a strategic partnership with the beauty retailer.   continue reading »

Preen.Me Surpasses 1 Mill Users


The beauty site has more engaged users than most well-known beauty brands.   continue reading »

Plan for Cosme Tech 2013


The international cosmetics exhibition expects more visitors than ever this year.   continue reading »

Coty Backs Delete Blood Cancer UK


The beauty company supported the organization's launch in the UK.   continue reading »

Valeant Pharma Acquires Obagi Medical


The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2013.   continue reading »

Avon Names Global Celeb Makeup Artist


The brand's new new global spokesperson will create videos for Avon's YouTube channels.   continue reading »

DISC Adds A New Press with Many Benefits


The supplier has customized its multi-functional offset technology to increase its capabilities, and offer more benefits to its customers in the beauty industry.   continue reading »

Net-a-Porter Expands to Beauty


The e-tailer now sells beauty products.   continue reading »

Fergie Creates Lipstick to Benefit amFAR


The singer continues her partnership with Wet 'n Wild - and helps the charitable organization.   continue reading »

Visitors to Cosmoprof Bologna Rise


The recent trade show attracted visitors in record numbers this year.   continue reading »

Beauty Dusseldorf Exceeds Expectations


The trade show recently attracted thousands of visitors.   continue reading »

Sephora Helps Communities with New Program


The beauty retailer is partnering with local non-profit organizations.   continue reading »

Coty and National Geographic Protect the Ocean


Davidoff Cool Water has a mission to help establish a marine reserve.   continue reading »

Beauty.com Partners with Mass Relevance


How the e-tailer used social media technology to engage consumers during Fashion Week.   continue reading »

Fashion Show Inspires Latina Women


P&G's Orgullosa program partnered with Latina fashion designer, Cenia Paredes.   continue reading »

A New Moisturizing SPF Line


The Prevention + collection by Image Skincare has launched, just in time for summer.   continue reading »

Kao Named Most Ethical 7th Time


Kao made the "2013 World's Most Ethical Companies" list for the seventh consecutive year.   continue reading »

New President Named at HCP Packaging USA


Former Topline executive Damien Dossin joins the company   continue reading »

LOreal Board Member Resigns


Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones will step down.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Partners with Skindinavia


The brand launched a new makeup finishing spray that lasts up to 16 hours.   continue reading »

China Glaze Creates a Nail App


The nail polish App was created for consumers using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.   continue reading »

Michelle Cosmetics Partners with Axxess


The two companies launched a new line, which will be promoted through social media.   continue reading »

Mario Lopez at PBA


The actor will be honored and host The Professional Beauty Association's 2013 NAHA Awards.   continue reading »

SkinCeuticals Has A New Body Line


A new body care line, developed to provide various anti-aging benefits.   continue reading »

Dark and Lovely Launches Au Naturale


The new line targets women with natural curls.   continue reading »

WishPro Gets a U.S. Distributor


The compact beauty device will be distributed through Esthetique Solutions Group.   continue reading »

Nominate Now for 2013 IPDA at HBA


HBA Global is accepting nominations for the 2013 International Package Design Awards, through March 22nd.   continue reading »

Wet N Wild Has a New Tagline


The brand is evolving its marketing message.   continue reading »

Mark by Avon Campaigns in Washington


Brand ambassador Ashley Greene helps promote how to recognize the signs of dating abuse.   continue reading »

ICMAD Accepting Nominations


It's time to submit nominations for ICMAD's 2013 CITY Awards.   continue reading »

Beauty Brands Fight to Win Over Adele


Which brand will the singer choose to represent?   continue reading »

Avon Completes Refinancing


The company takes another step toward a turnaround.   continue reading »

CTL Opens New Tube Facility


CTL Packaging has a new state-of-the-art facility near Charlotte, North Carolina.   continue reading »

Ulta Appoints New CFO


The beauty retailer has named a new chief financial officer.   continue reading »

Mintel Tracks Use of Dry Shampoos


New research indicates a growth in the popularity of dry shampoos.   continue reading »

Animal Testing Ban and Its Effect on Beauty


New cosmetics or ingredients that have been tested on animals can't be sold in the EU as of March 11th, 2013 - what does this mean for beauty brands?   continue reading »

New Sampling Concept at CPNA 2013


Cosmoprof North America will showcase sampling trends in its new 'Beautique,' while raising money for charity.   continue reading »

HBA 2013 Registration Open


HBA Global Expo will be held June 18th-20th in New York City.   continue reading »

Tria Debuts at Sephora


The hair removal laser will launch at Sephora's U.S. stores this month.   continue reading »

BCRF 2013 Annual Hot Pink Party


The Breast Cancer Research Foundation will host its annual Hot Pink Party on April 17th.   continue reading »

Shiseido Named Most Ethical Company


For the second year in a row, Shiseido has been included as one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies.   continue reading »

Degree Campaign Features Star Athletes


The brand is encouraging Americans to do more with its new campaign.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Marks 50 Years


In recognition of its 50th anniversary, Mary Kay hosts Global Makeover Day and attempts to break a world record.   continue reading »

Nominate Now for 2013 IPDA at HBA


HBA Global is accepting nominations for the 2013 International Package Design Awards, through March 22nd.   continue reading »

Shiseido CEO Retires


The company's new president and CEO will begin April 1, 2013.   continue reading »

Goodness Report by Toms of Maine


The company measures, and reports to consumers, its 'green' mission.   continue reading »

New Beauty Line by Morton Salt


The food company enters the beauty category with its new line of Morton Epsom Salt products.   continue reading »

Dove Creates a Facebook App


It is designed to un-do a photograph's retouches.   continue reading »

HSN Awards its Beauty Partners


HSN has presented no!no! with its Most Innovative Product award.   continue reading »

Sumitomo Partners with Cosmotec


The suppliers have formed a joint cosmetic ingredient distribution business.   continue reading »

Linda Evangelista Signs with Loewe


The supermodel will star in the brand's new fragrance campaign in September.   continue reading »

PBA and Kline Collaborate


A new service for the salon industry based on transactional data.   continue reading »

LOreal Named Most Ethical Company


L'Oreal has been recognized for demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.   continue reading »

Symrise Acquires Belmay


The fragrance manufacturer has acquired the global fragrance business of Belmay Group.   continue reading »

Bionova Launches at Barneys


Bionova's new Age Control Superior Decollete Cream has launched at Barneys NY.   continue reading »

New Celeb Ambassador for Mizani


Mizani, a part of L'Oreal Professionnel products division, recruits its first-ever celebrity brand ambassador.   continue reading »

The New Face of Burberry


The brand launched a new fragrance, and recruited this model to star in its ad campaign.   continue reading »

Investing in Ulta


The beauty retailer is a good buy, analysts say.   continue reading »

New Brightening Complex by SkinMedica


A new hydroquinone-free formulation, in a sleek white and silver airless bottle.   continue reading »

A New Beauty Magazine


Glamour is launching Glam Belleza Latina in April.   continue reading »

StockCall Reviews Personal Care Industry


Analysts review P&G, Colgate-Palmolive, Avon Products, and Estee Lauder.   continue reading »

New Cosmeceuticals to Target Cellulite


Imprimis Pharmaceuticals and resolutionMD LLC have entered into a licensing agreement - and new anti-cellulite products will be marketed.   continue reading »

Brands vs. Celebs on Social Media


Who's getting the most followers - brands, retailers or celebrities?   continue reading »

A Curl Awareness Campaign


The brand plans to reach everyone with curly hair, through its outreach campaign.   continue reading »

The Crowdsourcing Design Trend


The new online collaborative package design process.   continue reading »

Weleda Partners with Whole Planet Foundation


Weleda announces its nationwide partnership with Whole Planet Foundation.   continue reading »

bareMinerals Signs Kat Edmonson


The singer will be the face of the brand's "Force of Beauty" campaign.   continue reading »

February 2013



Philosophy and OBJ Limited


The brand is exploring the possibility of using this innovative drug delivery technology to develop new skincare products.   continue reading »

A New Skincare Brand at Kohls


Kohl's will begin selling this prestige skincare brand on March 4th.   continue reading »

A Dropper and Gloss Tubes by Neopac


The packaging supplier offers innovative tubes for skincare and personal care products.   continue reading »

Andrea Jung Takes a New Role


Ex-Avon CEO takes a seat in luxury autos   continue reading »

Future Outlook for Avon, Arden, and More


Investors Alliance announced financial reports highlighting Avon Products, Colgate-Palmolive, Elizabeth Arden and Nu Skin.   continue reading »

Suave Teams Up with Nicole Richie and Fashion Star


Suave Professionals is parnering with Nicole Richie again, and sponsoring NBC's Fashion Star.   continue reading »

ELC Employees Win Volunteer Awards


The Estee Lauder Companies awarded 14 of its employees from around the world.   continue reading »

Boldface Licensing Announces Profits


The celebrity licensing group reveals its 2012 financials.   continue reading »

LOrealParisUSA.com Partners with AOL


The beauty brand's new website is re-launching.   continue reading »

Beauty Entrepreneur Dies at 57


The founder of Inglot Cosmetics has passed away suddenly.   continue reading »

New Manager at Unicep


The supplier has named Eileen Williams its new manager of business development.   continue reading »

New Study Shows Rising Sales in Oral Care


The market for oral care products in the U.S. has been growing.   continue reading »

MAC Sponsors MADE in Paris


MAC Cosmetics will sponsor MADE Fashion Week 2013 in Paris.   continue reading »

Carly Rae Jepsen Sings for Gud


The Burt's Bees brand began filming its new spokesperson.   continue reading »

An Airless Package with Applicator Tip


HCT collaborated with Pum-Tech to create its latest innovation - an airless bottle with a cooling applicator tip.   continue reading »

mark by Avon Signs Celeb Makeup Artist


Celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles will be the brand's new expert.   continue reading »

Mugler is 3rd Brand to Drop Pistorius


The athlete accussed of murder is out on bail, but these ad campaigns have been pulled.   continue reading »

Calgon Signs Modern Family Star


Modern Family's Sarah Hyland is the new face of Heart Calgon.   continue reading »

Younger Girls Wear Makeup for the Wrong Reasons


Support The Renfrew Center Foundation's campaign by not wearing makeup on February 25th.   continue reading »

DISC Wins 2013 Design Award


The packaging supplier has won a prestigious design award for packaging that featured 'Real Housewives' star.   continue reading »

Living Proof Has New Investors and Campaign


The hair care brand Jennifer Aniston co-owns will be expanding.   continue reading »

The Gallery at Cosmoprof Bologna 2013


The second edition of the Extraordinary Gallery project will be featured at the show.   continue reading »

Nail Art by Sally Hansen on Facebook


The brand is asking consumers to be nail artists in its new campaign.   continue reading »

New Chia Mint by VitaCare


The natural oral care brand is launching products designed to address sensitivity issues.   continue reading »

Unilever Pairs with Heidi Klum


The brand is promoting its 7 Day Scalp and Hair Challenge   continue reading »

LOreal Employees Bake for Charity


Over $27,000 was raised during bake sales to benefit pediatric cancer research.   continue reading »

MAC Recruits Rihanna


MAC Cosmetics will be collaborating with Rihanna on 4 new collections.   continue reading »

A New Skincare Brand at Walmart


Bremenn Research Labs has joined forces with the retailer, changing its marketing strategy.   continue reading »

The New PopSugar Shopping Site


Thousands of beauty brands are available on PopSugar Shopping.   continue reading »

New Tween Line by Lotta Luv


The company is collaborating with Saban Brands on a Paul Frank collection.   continue reading »

Unilever Continues to Invest in Asia


The company sets up its first aerosol deodorant manufacturing facility in Asia.   continue reading »

Kerastase and Kate Moss


The supermodel is helping to launch the brand's new styling line.   continue reading »

The New DreamDry Salon


Rachel Zoe opened the first DreamDry salon in Manhattan on February 14th.   continue reading »

A Shampoo with Meteorite Dust


This pearl white, unusually shaped bottle contains a new unusual shampoo and conditioner.   continue reading »

Coty and Puig Split


The companies mutually agree not to renew North American distribution agreement.   continue reading »

Eau de Pizza Hut


A maketing stunt turned into a real fragrance.   continue reading »

Burts Bees Calls On Carly Rae Jepsen


The brand hires a spokesperson for gud, to attract millennials.   continue reading »

Launch Parties for Image Skincare


The brand will introduce new products for 2013 at its Worldwide Launch Party.   continue reading »

Rusk Sponsors Indie Designer Show


The professional haircare brand's stylists created looks for the Indie Designer Showcase in New York City.   continue reading »

NJPEC to Host Innovation Evening


Featuring a presentation by Chris Allen of Biomimicry 3.8   continue reading »

Ultas CEO Resigns


The beauty retailer is searching for a replacement.   continue reading »

Market Growth for Beauty Devices


Kline & Company says that there is growth potential in Asia and Europe.   continue reading »

IPDA Submissions Being Accepted


HBA International Package Design Awards will honor the best in beauty packaging.   continue reading »

New Exec Leads Innovation at GreenBlue


The organization has appointed a new director of innovation.   continue reading »

WFFC's 2013 Scholarship Winners


Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce announces the winning students for 2013.   continue reading »

JLo is Glowing, Again


Jennifer Lopez launched her 19th fragrance this month, in another bottle that lights up.   continue reading »

Tweezerman Recruits Lindsey Vonn


The brand gets its first-ever brand ambassador for North America.   continue reading »

New Study on Consumer Preferences


A new study looks at DIY vs. buying ready-made products.   continue reading »

A New Hemp-Based Skincare Line


X-Change Corp. has a new sr. medical advisor who will help develop the new line.   continue reading »

Revlon Reports 2012 Results


The company compares its positive numbers with 2011.   continue reading »

Avon Reports 2012 Sales


The company's CEO says the numbers are a good sign, despite challenges.   continue reading »

Green Innovations Adds to its Board


A former Walgreens executive is second to join Green Innovations' newly formed Strategic Advisory Board.   continue reading »

An Acquisition for Sun & Skin Care Research


The sun protection product manufacturer acquires a popular brand.   continue reading »

CCA Industries Announces the Death of its CEO


The company expressed great sadness over the unexpected death of its president and CEO.   continue reading »

A Top Coat Backstage at Fashion Week


Julep's new top coat is bieng used by manicurists at some fashion shows in New York City this week.   continue reading »

Stila's New Leader


Stila Cosmetics and Jane Cosmetics Get a New CEO   continue reading »

Changes at Walgreens


A top executive leaves the beauty retailing business.   continue reading »

BBW at Fashion Week


Using Bath & Body Works' hand sanitizers seems to be a trend at Fashion Week.   continue reading »

Nicole by OPI Collaborates with Kellogg's


The cereal brand will get its own custom nail shades.   continue reading »

Avon Partners with Clippers Star


A basketball player will promote the brand's new fragrance.   continue reading »

Sampling for the Internet


Tips and trends dicussed in our latest Expert View column.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Hits $2 Billion Mark


Increases full-year 2013 revenue guidance by $50 million   continue reading »

HLP Klearfold Acquires Worldwide Patents


The supplier now offers two unique tubular visual packaging systems.   continue reading »

Simple Skincare's New Face


Actress Allison Williams will be endorsing the brand.   continue reading »

Cognex's New Compact Readers


Cognex's upgrade for small laser barcode scanner systems.   continue reading »

Disposable Lip Brushes with Cost Benefits


These three new disposable lip brushes are new stock designs that are available now, and they are cost-efficient to produce.   continue reading »

ELC Reports Sales Growth


The Estee Lauder Companies reports solid fiscal 2013 second quarter results.   continue reading »

Mintel Reports on Nail Polish Trends


Our exclusive report by a senior global packaging analyst.   continue reading »

Essie at Fashion Week


The brand is one of the top backstage nail lines.   continue reading »

24 Seven Turns to CEW


The beauty recruitment agency is relying in CEW's insights for a new survey.   continue reading »

Givaudan Reports Sales for 2012


The company says its fragrance sales grew.   continue reading »

Adam Levine's Debut Fragrance


The bottle is shaped like a microphone.   continue reading »

Unilever's New Revolutionary Deodorant Can


Women's deodorant packaging shrinks to half its size - and is 'greener.'   continue reading »

LVMH Reports Revenue Increase


The luxury products group recorded an increase in revenue for 2012, including growth in its perfumes and cosmetics business group.   continue reading »

Indie Award Was Presented at Elements Showcase


The Fragrance Foundation's president, Elizabeth Musmanno, congratulated winners and presented trophies.   continue reading »

Avon's New Line Eraser


The beauty company used its patented A-F33 molecule in a new eye treatment product.   continue reading »

Lancome Woos Jason Wu


The beauty company is collaborating with the fashion designer on a new collection.   continue reading »

Kardashian Line Expands


The Kardashian sisters' cosmetic line will be shipping to 2,100 CVS doors in March.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Expands in 2013, Show Dates


Luxe Pack New York will be adding additional space to accommodate its growing number of exhibitors.   continue reading »

EU To Ban Animal Testing


The Body Shop has been campaigning in support of this groundbreaking regulation for 20 years.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof North America Plans for 2013


Time for travel plans? Here's this year's show dates.   continue reading »

Yankee Candle's New Exotic Beach Fragrances


The brand is launching eleven new fragrances for spring 2013, inspired by the beach and exotic flowers.   continue reading »

January 2013



Arden's Growth Due to New Fragrances


Elizabeth Arden reported increases for its second fiscal quarter that ended December 31st, 2012.   continue reading »

Head & Shoulders' Mane Man


Major League Ball's "official shampoo" has a new brand ambassador.   continue reading »

Male Grooming Market Grows


Kline reports a strong rebound and growth in sales of make grooming products.   continue reading »

Avon's New Supply Chain VP


Avon has a new senior vice president of business transformation and global supply chain.   continue reading »

Cognex's New Auto-Tune Technology


These machine vision systems now have auto-tuning capabilities, making them simpler to use.   continue reading »

Shorewood Merger, Now ASG


After merging with AGI, Shorewood Packaging is now ASG, or AGI-Shorewood Group.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Reports Record Sales


The company highlights its fragrance brands that performed well in 2012.   continue reading »

Art & Fragrance's Acquisition


The distributor has acquired this family-owned filling company, which is expected to be a strategic benefit.   continue reading »

CEW's Eco-Beauty Finalists


The Eco Beauty finalists have been announced - and the winner will be honored at CEW's 2013 Insiders' Choice Beauty Awards on May 17th.   continue reading »

Marketing Expert Offers Solutions


"Marketing...In Transition Group" specializes in the integration of traditional and digital marketing.   continue reading »

OPI's Co-Founder Honored


Suzi Weiss-Fischmann will be the honoree at the Delete Blood Cancer Gala on May 1st.   continue reading »

NPD Reports Sales at CEW


NPD Group presented the 2012 year-end results for beauty sales at CEW's "Hot off the Press" event in NYC.   continue reading »

Avon Closes Distribution Facilities


The company announces plans to close its distribution facilities in Atlanta, GA, and Pasadena, CA.   continue reading »

RockTenn's New COO


An executive that has been with the company since 2000 has been promoted.   continue reading »

Axe's Super Bowl Debut


The brand's commercial will air during the big game, prompting viewers to enter its contest to win a trip to space.   continue reading »

Unilever Discusses Sustainable Growth


As a member of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition, the company took part in discussions at the World Economic Forum.   continue reading »

Avon's New Scented Lipstick


This lipstick is formulated to deliver added benefits, which Avon calls a 'multi-sensory' experience for users.   continue reading »

MAC's 'Archie' Collection Launches


The new collection's packaging is adorned with comic book characters.   continue reading »

Unilever Wins 2013 Catalyst Award


Unilever was recognized for its initiatives that expand opportunities for women and business.   continue reading »

MAC on the Champs-Elysees


The beauty brand will soon open its new fashionable flagship location.   continue reading »

Art of Packaging's 2013 Honoree


A new honoree will be celebrated at the annual gala to benefit the Marc Rosen Scholarship Fund at Pratt Institute.   continue reading »

5 FiFi Indie Award Finalists


The Fragrance Foundation will announce the winner on Monday, January 28th, at the Elements Showcase.   continue reading »

Facial Injectable Market Set to Grow


The Millennium Research Group says growth will reach $439 million in the Asia Pacific by 2017, here's why.   continue reading »

Fragrance Note for Spring 2013


Tru Fragrance says Virtual Lily is a fragrance trend, and says which fragrances include the note.   continue reading »

Beauty Honored as 'Rising Stars'


Several beauty companies are among those being honored today.   continue reading »

Ceresana's New Market Study


Fragrance revenues are rising, according to a new market study by Ceresana.   continue reading »

New Schick Razors to Launch


Schick's new disposable razors will mimic the benefits of its refillable line.   continue reading »

ICMAD to Hold Reception at Cosmoprof Bologna


Offers an opportunity to network and unwind   continue reading »

Unilever's Profitable Growth in 2012


The company says that several personal care brands have driven growth in the category.   continue reading »

BPI's New Fragrance Deal


Beaute Prestige International will launch this designer's first fragrance.   continue reading »

L'Oreal's New Website


The beauty company launches a website designed to empower girls.   continue reading »

Kimberly-Clark's New Hire


The global corporation has a new chief information officer.   continue reading »

P&G's Women Execs Are Featured


Three female executives at P&G were recently interviewed about their careers.   continue reading »

Alterna's New Celebrity Owner


The hair care brand is partnering with actress Katie Holmes.   continue reading »

CEI's New VP of Marketing


One of the company's executives moved from business development to global sales and marketing.   continue reading »

Smashbox's Artsy "Love"


The brand partnered with an artist to design its new Love Me collection, which is being promoted on Facebook.   continue reading »

Andalou Naturals is Non-GMO


The brand becomes the first personal care brand to achieve this certification for an entire product line, and display the Non-GMO Deal on all its packaging.   continue reading »

Mugler To Sell Empty Bottles


Customers are encouraged to reuse fragrance bottles, by refilling them at one of the the brand's many refilling stations.   continue reading »

Vi-Jon Names a "Vendor of the Year"


The Highland Group is honored by the private label manufacturer.   continue reading »

YSL's New Beaute Ambassador


The brand chose this actor to represent its new men's fragrance.   continue reading »

Dove at the Film Fest


The hair care brand will be celebrating "color" in Park City, Utah this weekend, and showing attendees is new commercial.   continue reading »

The Power of Beauty Influencers


NPD says that beauty recommendations are greatly influencing purchasing decisions.   continue reading »

Lancome President's New Job


The executive plans to leave for a job with a major sampling supplier.   continue reading »

Top Company for Leaders


Chief Executive Magazine has named P&G the best overall company for leadership development.   continue reading »

Beauty's Night Out in Bologna


This new event, hosted by Vogue Italia, will take place during Cosmoprof Bologna.   continue reading »

Innovation To Spark Beauty's Growth


Mintel teamed up with economic forecaster The Economist Intelligence Unit to predict key trends in various markets.   continue reading »

Fashion Fair's 40th Year


In honor of its anniversary year, the brand teamed up with makeup artist Sam Fine for this new collection.   continue reading »

FiFi Consumer's Choice Submissions


A call to submit your fragrance - the deadline has been extended until January 25th, 2013.   continue reading »

FiFi's 2013 Indie Nominees


The fragrances that are in the running for the "Indie" FiFi Award this year - the winner will be announced January 28th.   continue reading »

Nail Care Market Explodes


Kline is reporting explosive growth for nail care products.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Gives 1 Mill on Facebook


The beauty brand gave one million product samples to its Facebook fans.   continue reading »

Bloom's New Beauty App


The new social photo sharing site gets into the business of selling beauty products.   continue reading »

Lancome's Alber Elbaz Collection


The beauty brand is launching a collection in collaboration with the designer.   continue reading »

Li & Fung's New Acquisition


The consumer goods sourcing & distribution group announces its new acquisition.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Opens R&I in India


The beauty company is committed to understanding the Indian consumer.   continue reading »

Helen of Troy Presents 'New Ideas'


The global consumer products company will be presenting at the CSJ Securities Investor Conference this week.   continue reading »

A New Face for Too Faced


The brand recruits actress Francesca Eastwood.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Supports Mentoring Program


The company announces its consumer awareness and fund-raising initiative.   continue reading »

Murad's Fast-Acting Plumper


The brand claims its the first skincare product to work in 2 hours.   continue reading »

Changes to P&G's Board


A member retires, and a new director joins.   continue reading »

Where Men Shop for Beauty


Mintel's latest research reveals who shops online, and what they buy.   continue reading »

Tru Fragrance's New 'Green' Partnership


The brand has partnered with an eco-expert to create new a new fragrance and skincare line.   continue reading »

Axe Will Send 22 Fans to Space


The brand's new campaign is truly out of this world.   continue reading »

Helen of Troy's New Distribution Center


The consumer products company is constructing a new facility, and will soon move operations to this new area.   continue reading »

The Body Shop's New Tune


The retailer is getting into the music business to help raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust.   continue reading »

Vidal Sassoon's New Pro Series


P&G's new hair care and styling collection pays tribute to Vidal Sassoon's legacy.   continue reading »

MAC's New Bodybuilder


The brand has a new face representing female empowerment.   continue reading »

ILEOS' New Acquisition


The supplier has acquired a leading contract packager.   continue reading »

Reckitt Benckiser Commits to Sustainability


The company sets sustainable goals to achieve by 2020.   continue reading »

WS Packaging's New Acquisition


WS Packaging Group has acquired a full-service printing supplier.   continue reading »

Mintel's New Global Skincare Analyst


The market research company adds Chris Lindsley to its Beauty and Personal Care team.   continue reading »

A New Retailer for Skinovations


A new retailer now carries the company's at-home hair removal device.   continue reading »

Rodman Publishing Now Rodman Media


Beauty Packaging's parent company changes its name.   continue reading »

Ulta Beauty's Sales Increase


The beauty retailer announces its holiday sales, which increased by over 20 percent..   continue reading »

Woman-Owned Supplier's New Leadership


Diamond Packaging restructures its leadership, maintaining its status as a woman-owned business.   continue reading »

New Machinery at Arcade's Color Optics


The supplier chose Graphic Art Systems, and its Eco-Eagle Cold Foil System.   continue reading »

Wella's Hair Trends for 2013


Wella Professionals' global creative directors collaborated to identify four emerging styles, inspired by the fashion runways.   continue reading »

ScenTrend's 2013 Fragrance Note


Scentsy Fragrance says Violet Leaf is trending in 2013.   continue reading »

Drybar's New Line, Hires Industry Vets


The innovative blow-dry salon has launched a new product line, and hired two new executives who are industry veterans.   continue reading »

Natura's New Partnership


Natura Cosmeticos S.A. will acquire a 65% stake in a leading personal care company.   continue reading »

Albea Completes Acquisition


The packaging supplier has completed its acquisition of Rexam Personal Care.   continue reading »

Pureology Supports Schools


The beauty brand has partnered with Global Green USA.   continue reading »

Color Couture Named Brand of the Year


HBA Global has chosen the brand as its Honest Beauty Breakout Brand of the Year.   continue reading »