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Oct 30, 2014 | 10:34 AM CDT

Majority of Men Plan Fragrance Purchases Ahead of Time, Reports NPD

The need to replenish, in-store influencers and price are the top motivators behind men’s fine fragrance purchases; among most desired characteristic for scented body products, men tend to purchase large-sized fine fragrance as it's seen as a good value.

Oct 29, 2014 | 09:54 AM CDT

Revlon Posts Q3 2014 Sales

Excluding the impact of foreign currency fluctuations, net sales for company's consumer segment during the third quarter of 2014 increased 2.0%, primarily driven adjustments in the U.S. and expected future discontinued products in line with the company's strategy to focus on fewer, bigger and better innovations.

Oct 27, 2014 | 11:47 AM CDT

The Challenges of Establishing Natural Standards for Fragranced Personal Care

By: Jack Corley

Consumer confusion, the rise of sustainability and the appearance of retailer standards.

Oct 27, 2014 | 11:37 AM CDT

Copper and Its Role in Collagen Development

By: Michael Q. Pugliese

As new peptides are embraced, information will be added to the discussion about a new use and, perhaps, usefulness of copper—a cosmetic ingredient that has been around for centuries.

Oct 27, 2014 | 11:32 AM CDT

More Than a Feeling: Multisensory in Bath & Body

By: Lisa Doyle

Suppliers go beyond “feel” when creating unique body care ingredient technology offerings, with multisensory formulations key to today’s successful products.

Oct 27, 2014 | 11:16 AM CDT

Beauty Brightened: New Skin Brightening Ingredients

By: Shyam Gupta

A brief exploration of skin tone, brightening mechanisms and the ingredients that may be effectively used as skin brighteners.

Oct 27, 2014 | 11:12 AM CDT

Bath & Body Flourishes Even as Middle-Class Confidence Wains

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Despite conditions that one would expect to have a negative impact on bath and body, the category posted its best results in a decade. What makes bath and body so resilient?

Oct 27, 2014 | 10:49 AM CDT

Skin Diversity Explained

By: Pascaline Criton and Olga Gracioso

Though there is little and often contradictory information on skin structure and function differences between ethnic types, apart from the inherent coloration, this review provides insights into the specificities of the three main ethnic skin types.

Oct 23, 2014 | 02:28 PM CDT

Inter Parfums Reports 6% Increase For Q3 2014

Inter Parfums announced net sales of the company’s ongoing brands (excluding Burberry brand sales) increased 6.0% to $134.2 million; Jimmy Choo sales rose 23% due in part to the successful launch of Jimmy Choo Man and the continued popularity of the brand’s signature scent.

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.