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Dec 16, 2014 | 12:12 PM CST

Beauty to Grow on Three Pillars 2015–2025

According to Diagonal Reports, beauty market will grow on three pillars: wellness, technology and cosmetic beauty. The beauty market is transitioning as women fall out of love with older models; even the most conservative of beauty consumers more open than ever to new skin care technologies and formulations

Dec 16, 2014 | 10:44 AM CST

Opportunities for US Beauty in the UK

With £276.6 million in export sales to the U.K., U.S. beauty companies only capturing a small percentage of the U.K.'s £8.9 billion beauty market.

Dec 16, 2014 | 09:51 AM CST

Pratt Institute to Honor MAC's James Gager

Group creative director of MAC Cosmetics and Jo Malone Worldwide to be honored at Art Of Packaging Award Gala on May 19; annual gala benefits the Marc Rosen Scholarship and Education Fund at Pratt Institute.

Dec 09, 2014 | 02:25 PM CST

PCA SKIN Names Larrain CEO

Former L’Oréal active cosmetics division president to drive the company’s next phase of expansion.

Dec 09, 2014 | 09:36 AM CST

Six Ways To Get Your Company Noticed By Investors and Strategic Buyers

By: Shaun Westfall

As presented at Beauty Biz Roundtable (BBR) 11, Piper Jaffray Investments' Shaun Westfall provides an overview of the six key themes that he looks for beauty brands to own and incorporate as he searches for the next breakout brand to help fund.

Dec 08, 2014 | 01:35 PM CST

Robust, Earthy Red Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year

<em>Source: Pantone LLC</em>

Pantone announced PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy wine red, as the 2015 color of the year.

Dec 08, 2014 | 12:01 PM CST

Sunscreen Innovation Act Becomes a Law

It's official—the Sunscreen Innovation Act has become a law. On Nov. 29, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Sunscreen Innovation Act into law, paving the way for more sunscreen actives on the U.S. sun care market.

Dec 08, 2014 | 11:44 AM CST

Datamonitor Consumer Explores Compressed Deodorants, Category Innovation

Compressed deodorants drive wider innovation while smaller packaging in the format appealing to consumers who key in on greener packaging and easy-to-carry products; across the wider deodorants space, consumers are now looking beyond the hygiene aspect of deodorant products, and sensory benefits are influential in their product choices within the personal hygiene space. Trends will continue to gain traction and greater innovation engagement going forward through interest from a wide range of consumers.

Dec 03, 2014 | 02:17 PM CST

Analysis of Online Personal Care Gift Pack and Fragrance Categories Released

Clavis Insight Index (CI2), which measures brand online store presence and performance, shows Burt’s Bees and Guess fragrances are best positioned to win their respective categories in the online channel, based on their online store presence and performance in early November 2014.

Dec 03, 2014 | 11:53 AM CST

Brazilian Consumers Seek Body Creams With the 'Right' Story

According to Canadean, body care accounts for 70.6% of the Brazilian skin care market, and the desire to enhance appearance influences 28.8% of this consumption.