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Mar 04, 2015 | 05:24 PM CST

It’s All About the Facial Hair: Trends in the Men’s Grooming

By: Imogen Matthews

Men’s growing interest in their personal appearance and the fashion for full beards is shaping trends within the men’s grooming market.

Mar 04, 2015 | 05:09 PM CST

Manscaping and Subscriptions: New Paradigms in Facial Hair

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

Competition in male grooming/shaving has been on the rise. The high cost of shaving, a growing acceptance for unshaven faces and the full beard fashion trend contributed to the slowdown of razor and blade sales in 2013. As a result, market leaders are looking to expand their consumer base by capturing a niche but growing consumer group—men that shave their body.

Mar 04, 2015 | 05:06 PM CST

As the Modern Male Consumer Evolves, So Must His Packaging

By: Alexander Kwapis

The lines between “macho” and “metro” have blurred, and male consumers are more comfortable than ever using an expanding roster of products.

Mar 03, 2015 | 12:22 PM CST

Unilever to Acquire REN Skincare

Premium positioning complements Unilever's existing portfolio; acquisition is expected to close in May 2015.

Mar 02, 2015 | 12:35 PM CST

Uneven Skin Tone: Causes and Treatments

By: Katerina Steventon, PhD

Uneven skin is a common complaint for women today. However, treatment for uneven skin will differ depending on the underlying causes. A clinician assesses common concerns for women relating to evenness of skin tone, providing insights on creating products that better address those concerns.

Mar 02, 2015 | 12:21 PM CST

How Natural Looks Can Invigorate the Beauty Industry

The natural look trend, according to Datamonitor Consumer, is here to stay, and that means the beauty industry needs to figure out how to enhance the “imperfect” beauty of every person rather than unify everyone under the same standard.

Feb 20, 2015 | 10:19 AM CST

Mintel Reports Trend for Contouring is Making Waves in Color Cosmetics Market

New focus on sculpting is expected to inspire women to make additional purchases in the color cosmetics market; increased investment in the category can provide a surge in retail value sales, and contouring claim is beginning to expand beyond color cosmetics.

Feb 20, 2015 | 10:12 AM CST

Anti-Aging Device Brand Receives Top Honor from QVC

NuFACE recognized for its advanced technology, steady stream of new products and ideas, and for unique strategies to evolve the business model and anticipate consumer needs.

Feb 19, 2015 | 03:44 PM CST

Cosmoprof North America Announces Launch of “Discover Scent”

Initiative debuts at the 2015 Las Vegas show in cooperation with Sniffapalooza; facilitates one-on-one introductions of innovative beauty brands to forward-thinking retailers.

Feb 12, 2015 | 10:22 AM CST

Avon Reports Q4 2014

Beauty sales declined 14%, but increased 5% in constant dollars; strengthening of the U.S. dollar impacting of foreign currency in reported results.