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Pantone Releases Fall 2013 Fashion Color Report
For those beauty brands making plans for fall products, Pantone has released the colors it expects to be prevalent for the autumn 2013 season.
Sun & Skin Care Research Acquires BullFrog Sun Care Line
The acquisition helps Sun & Skin Care Research broaden its reach in the sun care marketplace.
Management Switch Up at Stila, Jane Cosmetics
Lynn Tilton, CEO of Stila Cosmetics' and Jane Cosmetics' parent company Patriarch Partners, is taking over the role of CEO for both beauty brands.
New MWV Research Shows Consumers Want More from Beauty Packaging
The results suggest that packaging satisfaction can have a significant impact on purchase intent and repeat purchase, and that there is a low level of satisfaction overall.
Engaged, Informed Consumers to Be a Major 2013 Shopping Trend
“The results of the study support the conclusion that despite the pervading belief of marketers that consumers and shoppers want to simplify as much as possible, 58% of total respondents believe “Getting into the details” will be a more prominent trend in 2013,” according to Anthem Worldwide.
Beauty Brands Need to Develop Greater Brand Identities for Emotional Connection, According to New Study
Brand Keys' latest Customer Loyalty Engagement Index shows that while luxury beauty brands such as top-ranking Clinique have a distinct advantage in consumers' eyes, other beauty brands have work to do to develop emotional relationships with consumers.
New Management for Pola Orbis, H2O Plus
Robert F. Seidl has been appointed chief global business strategy officer at Pola Orbis Holdings, and Richard R. (Rick) Ruffolo has been appointed the president and CEO of H2O Plus.
Nails for Breakfast: Nicole by OPI Partners with Kellogg's Special K
As part of a promotional effort for Kellogg's Family Reward program, Nicole by OPI is debuting three exclusive nail shades for those who purchase specially marked boxes of Special K cereal.

Financial News

L'Oréal Sales Up 10.4% for 2012
The beauty company recorded sales of €22.46 billion for 2012, representing a 5.5% like-for-like increase over 2011.
Avon Releases Financial Results for Fourth Quarter, Full Year 2012
The results cap a challenging year for Avon.
Nu Skin Raises 2013 Guidance Following Strong 2012 Financials
The company saw record results for Q4 2012, with revenue coming in at $588.2 million, a 19% improvement over Q4 2011.
Alitcor/Amway Reports Record Financial Results for 2012
The company reported global sales of $11.3 billion, with its beauty brand products generating 26% of those sales.

Featured Articles

Enhancing Emotional Consumer Connections
Woman spraying on fragrance By: Sandy Gregory
Even the smallest packaging elements can help tell a beauty brand's story and perpetuate an emotional consumer connection, even down to the spray for a fragrance brand.
Not Your Mother's Sunscreen
By: Steve Herman
As regulatory challenges continue to demand more from sun care products, formulation innovations are opening new doors all the time

Beauty Ingredient News

New Hair Care Offerings, Partnerships, Innovation Centers and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Early February 2013
Launches from Chemsil, Grant, Akzo Nobel and more, along with collaboration news from BASF, new labs from Univar, acquisitions, sustainability initiatives and much more beauty ingredients news.