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Jun 05, 2012 | 01:59 PM CDT

Cosmoprof Announces Bloggers for Beat-E Zone

The bloggers will cover the event live, interacting with exhibitors and attendees.

Jun 05, 2012 | 09:47 AM CDT

Study Finds 60% of U.S. Online Shoppers Purchase Beauty and Personal Care Products Online

The study, from global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, estimates online sales of beauty products at approximately $3 billion, representing about 5% penetration for the category.

Jun 04, 2012 | 01:59 PM CDT

Oriflame Expansion in Africa

The company has acquired franchisee businesses in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Jun 01, 2012 | 12:01 PM CDT

Case Study: Packaging That Inspires Confidence

Frezyderm packaging
By: Tim Eaves

Packaging makes the initial connection with consumers, and this means it requires a significant amount of consideration from brand owners on what kind of message it sends about the brand from the shelf.

Jun 01, 2012 | 11:48 AM CDT

Speaking the Language of Beauty

By: Kevin Marshall

It’s funny how history has a way of stepping in and shaping circumstances when least expected. Take the deceptively simple perfume bottle ...

Jun 01, 2012 | 11:23 AM CDT

Beauty in Layers: Multitasking Ingredients

By: Abby Penning

A variety of ingredients offer more than one claim or benefit; the trick is knowing how to best use that to your brand’s advantage.

Jun 01, 2012 | 10:52 AM CDT

New Fragrance Brands for Elizabeth Arden

The beauty company acquired three new fragrance brands, including the Ed Hardy suite of scents.

Jun 01, 2012 | 10:47 AM CDT

Fairness Cream Sales to Dominate Male Cosmetics Market in India

Increasing spending on skin care products by Indian male consumer to drive fairness creams sales, according to Kuick Research.

Jun 01, 2012 | 10:03 AM CDT

State of the Industry

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

While emerging markets remain primary drivers of beauty industry growth, developed markets played their part—notably the U.S., which posted its best performance in more than five years on the back of strong sales of premium brands.

Jun 01, 2012 | 09:10 AM CDT

A New Tax for Cosmetics in France

By: Claire Thévenin

The new tax, requiring cosmetic companies to pay 0.1% of their annual turnover, mimics the country's pharmacovigilance tax system.