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Nov 26, 2014 | 09:51 AM CST

Mary Kay Supports Efforts Against Violence Toward Women with its Orange Lip Balm

Mark Kay Cosmetics urges consumers to show their support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, on November 25, with the company's "Orange You Lovely" tinted lip balm.

Nov 24, 2014 | 05:02 PM CST

Cosmetics Industry Embraces Digital

A recent report from the National Law Review explores how the cosmetics industry is embracing digital tools and formats; for example, L’Oréal's Makeup Genius app for users to apply makeup virtually.

Nov 20, 2014 | 10:35 AM CST

AAD Applauds Sunscreen Innovation Act

AAD Applauds Congress for Passing Sunscreen Innovation Act

The new Act was developed to speed new UV filter approvals, to provide consumers with longer-lasting UVA protection.

Nov 18, 2014 | 09:26 AM CST

Kendo Acquires Bite Beauty

Kendo, an LVMH company, announces the acquisition of Bite Beauty, a Toronto‐based beauty brand specializing in natural lip products; as part of Kendo, Bite Beauty will focus on expanding its digital presence and international distribution.

Nov 17, 2014 | 07:44 AM CST

Beauty Holiday 2014 Outlook

For the first time in a decade, according to The NPD Group, the performance of the overall skin care category is below that of fragrances; taking advantage of opportunities in unexpected spaces is key in today’s shifting prestige beauty market,

Nov 15, 2014 | 02:39 PM CST

NPD Highlights U.S. Prestige Beauty in Q3 2014

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products were $2.4 billion in Q3 201, a 6% increase from Q3 2013; fragrance "having a great run" heading into the holiday season.

Nov 14, 2014 | 02:13 PM CST

Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire Duracell in Exchange for P&G Shares

Following the company's previous announcement on "focusing on our biggest opportunities,” including beauty and personal care, P&G will exchange a recapitalized Duracell Company for Berkshire Hathaway’s shares of P&G stock.

Nov 11, 2014 | 10:51 AM CST

Estée Lauder Expands in Fragrance with Frédéric Malle Acquisition

Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has expanded its fragrance offering once again with the agreement to acquire Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle.