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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.

Nov 11, 2014 | 10:37 AM CST

Women Want Youthful Face More Than Youthful Body

Women desire a youthful looking face more than a youthful looking body, according to the results of a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Allergan Inc.

Nov 04, 2014 | 10:49 AM CST

Italian Consumers Looking for Makeup with Anti-aging Benefits

Italian consumers need makeup to cover age-related skin impurities, according to a recent report by Canadean. The report finds that 19.4% of makeup consumption in Italy is driven by anti-aging needs.

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.