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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.

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 | 11:16 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 | 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 15, 2014 | 01:59 PM CDT

Multicultural Skin Care

By: JoElle Lee

All people of color experience fine lines and wrinkles as they age—some even experience deep facial wrinkles. Wrinkles are an inevitable part of the natural aging process.

Oct 13, 2014 | 10:07 AM CDT

Opportunities in the Vietnamese Cosmetics Market: Q&A with Le Chau Giang

The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

Sep 30, 2014 | 11:08 AM CDT

Culturally Relevant Messaging Absent in Marketing to Black Consumers

New research from Mintel reveals that 42% of black consumers have tried or would be interested in trying anti-aging hair products, a higher percentage of those interested in anti-aging skin care; many companies missing the mark and missing culturally relevant messaging.