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Dec 16, 2008 | 09:50 AM CST

Growth Potential of Eco-beauty Products Remains

According to the NPD Group, "being part of the current environmental movement makes good business sense."

Dec 10, 2008 | 04:38 PM CST

Ethnic Cosmetics Fit New Beauty Paradigm

By: Sara Mason

Global multiethnic culture has driven the beauty business to reach out with product and marketing innovations.

Dec 10, 2008 | 12:51 PM CST

What Do Ethical and Sustainable Mean to Today's Beauty Consumer?

By: Imogen Matthews

A decade ago, performance benefits were uppermost in consumers’ minds. Today, many people are adding ethical and sustainable considerations to their lists of requirements for beauty products.

Dec 04, 2008 | 03:41 PM CST

Fashion Group Talks Trends

By: Nancy Jeffries, Contributing Editor

2009 promises classic colors and looks in both cosmetics and fashion.

Nov 24, 2008 | 11:36 AM CST

Exclusive: The Rise and Rise of Brand X—Why Consumers are Seeking Out Private Label

By: Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International identifies sector trends in the growth of private label; the consumer trend toward “masstige” beauty products is creating an ideal opening for private label brands.

Nov 14, 2008 | 12:23 PM CST

Skin Care Brand Focuses on Male Luxury Consumers

By: Leslie Benson

Profile: Barry Alford and Jefferson Hoffman, Founders, Alford & Hoff, Inc.,

Nov 13, 2008 | 02:07 PM CST

Dove Campaigns Through Wal-Mart Site

Brand's campaign integrated tie-in to Wal-Mart's Soundcheck music Web site; aims at younger female consumers.

Nov 04, 2008 | 11:14 AM CST

Pet Care's New Pedigree

By: Leslie Benson

From John Masters Organics’ DogPoo shampoo to P&G’s Febreze Pet Odor Eliminator line—professional and mass beauty brands are expanding into the pet care segment.

Nov 03, 2008 | 10:45 AM CST

Study Shows Skin Creams Can Cause Skin Dryness

New research from Izabela Buraczewska at Uppsala University in Sweden has shown that normal skin can become drier from the use of some types of creams.

Nov 03, 2008 | 09:56 AM CST

Beyond Personal Grooming: Spongeables Expands into Pet Care

Spongeables' Haute Dog Bath Buffer
By: Leslie Benson, with input from Lynne Merrill

By diversifying her company’s products, Elaine Binder, president and co-founder of Spongeables LLC—a manufacturer of human bath body buffers, recently emerged in the pet care market via the launch of Haute Dog Bath Buffer, a spa in a sponge for pets. She discusses the experience of opening up new retail and distribution opportunities through the line expansion.