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Aug 19, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

How Delivery Systems Change Skin Care Effectiveness

By: Marc A. Ronert, MD, PhD

Several methods can be used to increase the effectiveness of active ingredients for the skin and overcome the protective barrier.

Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

Cosmetics in Motion

By: Steve Herman

Rheology is a key component of product development, evaluation and performance. While the subject is formidable, everyone in the beauty industry would do well to be familiar with at least the basic ideas.

Aug 12, 2014 | 04:08 PM CDT

Blurred Lines: The Growing Influence of Cosmetics in Hair Care Innovation

Illustration of woman with black and purple hair
By: Jamie Mills

Hair care is seeing a boost in the personalization of its products, a trend that is heavily influenced from the color cosmetic and skin care beauty categories.

Aug 12, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

Bioactive Ingredients for Inside Out Anti-aging

By: Brien Quirk

As multifunctional products continue their rise in beauty, nutricosmetics are again getting a chance to shine, including in anti-aging products.

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Aug 21, 2014 | 10:28 AM CDT

Prestige Beauty Brings In $2.5 Billion for Q2 2014

According to The NPD Group, the growth of the U.S. prestige beauty market grew 5% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the second quarter of 2013 due to strong makeup growth.

Aug 21, 2014 | 10:18 AM CDT

Diagonal Reports Sees a Revolution in Hairstyling

According to market researcher Diagonal Reports, strong consumer demand for hair management and control is transforming the global hair straightening market beyond recognition. It is no longer about just straightening, but a world of new terms and new outcomes.

Aug 21, 2014 | 10:16 AM CDT

New Exec Steps Up at Mary Kay Inc.

Crayton W. Webb has been named to the position of vice president of corporate communications and corporate social responsibility at Mary Kay Inc.

Aug 21, 2014 | 10:11 AM CDT

Professional Hair Care Opportunities Popping Up in the Middle East, Africa

According to a Kline & Company blog post, the beauty markets in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa show burgeoning possibilities for the professional hair care category.

Aug 21, 2014 | 10:06 AM CDT

Pola Orbis Liquidating and Dissolving an Overseas Subsidiary

Facing a difficult market reaction and economic environment, the Pola Orbis Group has resolved to dissolve a wholly owned subsidiary in Asia.

Aug 20, 2014 | 10:39 AM CDT

CEW(UK) Debuts 'New Face'

Looking to better inspire the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of beauty, CEW(UK) is launching new opportunities, a new logo and a revamped web presence.

Aug 20, 2014 | 09:22 AM CDT

Lip Lock: Lip Cosmetics Segment Grows Nearly 9% 2012-2014

According to market researcher Mintel, lip cosmetics currently are the strongest performing color cosmetics segment in terms of growth, poised to reach sales of $1.4 billion in 2014 in the U.S.



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