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Prestige Lips, Nails Shine for Holiday 2012, According to NPD Group
The market research group reports various colors and textures are popular options for lip and nail care beauty products purchased this holiday season.
Drew Barrymore Goes for Flower Power with a New Cosmetics Line
The actress was looking for a way to get more involved in the beauty industry and partnered with Maesa to develop the "luxury at mass" Flower line, which will be distributed exclusively at Walmart.
Bell Predicts Top 2013 Fragrance Trends
With nostalgic inspiration and resort-themed scents, Bell Flavors & Fragrances announces its 2013 Top Fragrance Trends picks.
Avon Makes Moves Toward Cost-cutting
The company has outlined steps to save $400 million by the end of 2015, including reducing its workforce by 1,500 and exiting the South Korea and Vietnam markets.
L'Oréal Opens New Hair Color Production Facility in Mexico
With an investment of over $100 million, this second plant in Mexico aims to help secure L'Oréal's strategic position in Latin America.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Acquires Ambi Skin Care
Valeant purchased the skin care brand from Johnson & Johnson.
Galderma to Purchase Spirig Pharma
Galderma intends to utilize Spirig's Egerkingen, Switzerland, location as headquarters for its Swiss market operations and as a center of excellence.
ICMAD to Host Upcoming Technical Regulatory Forum
Discussions at the February 2013 event will include the current regulatory landscape for the beauty industry, as well as opportunities for brands to expand.

Featured Articles

In the Year 2013: What Beauty Experts See for the Future
Fireworks By: Ada Polla
Beauty industry experts share their expectations for the coming year with Ada Polla and GCI magazine.
Sephora Opens Brick-and-Mortar in Brazil; Plans For 40
New Sephora store at Sao Paulo's JK Iguatemi Mall By: Fernanda Bonifacio
The growth of the beauty specialty retailer in Brazil shows the continuing importance of the Latin American in the beauty world.
Innovation—Made in New Jersey
By: Steve Herman
Although its not often the first place that leaps to mind, New Jersey is a hotbed of innovation, and the beauty industry is no exception.
Emerging Markets Soft-Soap the Growth Picture of Global Bath and Body Care
By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International
Beauty brand owners who offer bath and body care products have become heavily dependent on emerging markets to shore up profitability as economic storms buffet sales in Western Europe and the U.S. But, with key BRIC economies now slowing down, is this safe haven of growth about to close?