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Jun 23, 2017 | 04:33 PM CDT

5 Things to Know About Phlur's Continued Success in Digital Fragrance

“While we are now a year past launch, we are off to a wonderful start. We completed over 25,000 orders and we are gaining momentum every week. All of which signals a strong customer reaction to our unique concept of how to create, package, and experience fragrance in an entirely new way."

Jun 23, 2017 | 03:33 PM CDT

[video] LiquiGlide Wants to End Product Waste Once and For All

The company states that 17-25% of lotion and 1-13% of toothpaste is wasted after users are unable to remove it from the product’s packaging during use.

Jun 23, 2017 | 02:05 PM CDT

[video] Albéa Rolls Out Fast-Track Beauty, Focus Collection and Geometric Packaging

"Our market is changing quickly: Innovation is accelerating. Market competition is fiercer. Volatility is higher. Digitalization is disrupting beauty’s business and marketing models. As a result, the name of the game is now time-to-market.”

Jun 23, 2017 | 10:47 AM CDT

Spiral into the Blue

Blue spirulina smoothie bowl
By: Jennifer Novoseletsky

A new blue ingredient, which has radio talk show hosts developing segments about is the newest trend behind blue foods. Where does the blue-green algae originate from? It is lifted from freshwater lakes and ponds … that’s right, the new trend is pond scum.

Jun 22, 2017 | 04:31 PM CDT

Ulta is on Cloud 999

Ulta opened 18 net new stores in the first quarter––with only two closing––compared to opening 13 net new stores in the same period the prior year.

Jun 22, 2017 | 03:57 PM CDT

[infographic] YouCam Apps Celebrates #NationalSelfieDay

"We continue to strive to deliver the best user experience and help selfie lovers around the world express themselves with a single tap on their mobile device.”

Jun 22, 2017 | 03:00 PM CDT

FIT Takes a Closer Look at the Future of Beauty

“We are experiencing a renaissance in which the consumer is transitioning from relying on brands for information to actually telling brands what they expect and need, ultimately providing brand direction.”

Jun 22, 2017 | 11:41 AM CDT

[video] Estée Lauder's New Global Beauty Director is 'Anti-trend'

“Forget the beauty codes and going after the ‘perfect beauty.’ I am anti-trend and pro-freedom of expression.”

Jun 22, 2017 | 09:41 AM CDT

La Roche-Posay’s My UV Patch

La Roche-Posay’s My UV Patch

My UV Patch is a breathable, wearable skin sensor that measures the amount of UV exposure received and relays the information to a smartphone app, which then provides alerts and tips to the user.

Jun 21, 2017 | 03:56 PM CDT

[infographic] Are Dollar Stores the Personal Care Market's Dark Horse?

The study also focuses on how families with children compare to millennials, where consumers are shopping for personal care and popular value brands with consumers.