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Cities such as New York, Philadelphia and Boston are snapping up anti-aging skin care a clip that outpaces the larger market, according to The NPD Group.
A new free e-book from the market research company offers insight on the top five beauty and personal care trends by country in North and South America.
Divisions such as professional products, active cosmetics and L'Oréal Luxe helped growth, as did growth in new markets.
Coty CEO says U.S. market softness, particularly in the mass fragrance and nail categories, impacted its performance.
The NPD Group's Karen Grant says, "Immediacy is the word for skin care in 2014—immediate appearance results in texture, tone and complexion will share the stage previously dominated by anti-aging serums."
Key drivers of sales for The Estée Lauder Companies for the quarter were the U.S. and the U.K., as well as in its luxury and makeup artist brands and online and travel retail channels.
The new KCC Consulting, led by beauty industry veteran Kathy Connolly, works to help beauty brands launch successfully in the U.S.
Imogen Matthews Associates predicts trends for the 2014 premium beauty market.
Aimed at helping beauty brands and retailers engage with consumers, this technology can simulate an instantaneous reflection that includes makeup products such as blushes, lipsticks and eye shadows, and anti-aging skin care effects such as dark spot correction and contouring.
CEW panelists from LVMH and Fresh weight in on the outlook for the luxury beauty market, as well as what the upcoming holidays hold in store for the industry.