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Nov 26, 2014 | 10:19 AM CST

Mary Kay Supports Efforts Against Violence Toward Women with its Orange Lip Balm

Mark Kay Cosmetics urges consumers to show their support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, on November 25, with the company's "Orange You Lovely" tinted lip balm.

Nov 25, 2014 | 05:12 PM CST

Cosmetics Industry Embraces Digital

A recent report from the National Law Review explores how the cosmetics industry is embracing digital tools and formats; for example, L’Oréal's Makeup Genius app for users to apply makeup virtually.

Nov 14, 2014 | 03:11 PM CST

Anti-aging Hair Care Q&A With Kline

In a Kline blog post, Donna Barson, senior associate for Kline’s Consumer Products Practice, explores questions about trends in anti-aging hair care; more technologically advanced products just as important for mass brands as it is for salon brands.

Nov 14, 2014 | 02:43 PM CST

NPD Highlights U.S. Prestige Beauty in Q3 2014

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products were $2.4 billion in Q3 201, a 6% increase from Q3 2013; fragrance "having a great run" heading into the holiday season.

Oct 30, 2014 | 09:50 AM CDT

Avon Total Revenue Down 8% in Q3 2014

Sluggish performance in Brazil contributed to softer results in Latin America.

Oct 23, 2014 | 12:47 PM CDT

Despite Receding Ecomony, Makeup in Brazil to Grow

An obsession with beauty and image continues to propel makeup sales in Brazil; direct selling or relationships with local shops and salons among the keys to success.

Oct 16, 2014 | 05:00 PM CDT

Digital Shopping Moves to Epicenter Brand Distribution Strategies

Kline reports that alternate shopping channels and sub-channels have emerged as essential for the growth of brands; digital shopping has moved from the peripheral to the epicenter of a brand’s distribution strategy.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:59 PM CDT

Avon Launches Redesigned Ecommerce Site

"Beauty destination" designed, in part, to improve consumer access to the Avon brand; site to help educate and engage consumers and will be promoted through a multipronged digital media campaign.

Sep 17, 2014 | 01:21 PM CDT

Kline Introduces Report on the Sexual Wellness Market

Lubricants among the products that offer opportunities for personal care brands; retailers respond to growing consumer expectations of these products with larger intimate health sections.

Sep 11, 2014 | 04:43 PM CDT

Murad Begins International Expansion With Acquisition of UK Partner

Acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its growing business in prestige and professional channels in the U.K. and marks a strategic foothold for its planned expansion of existing operations in Europe.