Stories from Beauty Store Business
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 19:45
Beauty industry companies and professionals racked up a host of awards and recognition, recently, during the 2017 Cosmoprof North America event in July. From commendation for sales performance to recognition for tenacity and perseverance, the following awardees model excellence in the industry.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 19:05
Retail customers are having difficulty making purchase decisions for personal-care products due to unfamiliar ingredients on product labels, according to a “2017 Ingredient Confusion” study by Label Insight, a product-transparency agency. The study found that 81 percent of the more than 1,000 consumers surveyed do not recognize ingredients on personal-care product labels on a regular basiss. And a mere 2 percent “always” understand what they are reading on labels.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 18:26
Skincare sales have outpaced makeup this year, according to second quarter 2017 prestige-beauty insights from NPD Group. For the retailer looking to capitalize on this trend, expanding its skincare offerings to include a variety of new, unique and innovative skincare options, especially from smaller brands hitting the market, will allow it to make the most of this growth.
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 15:37
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:26
From SuperNail comes the high-shine Chrome On Holographic Kit, which features fine powder pigments that can be rubbed onto the nail for a holographic, mirror-like effect. The kit also includes the LED/UV Extreme Shine Chrome Sealer, which serves as a no-wipe base and topcoat that will prevent the finished look from chipping. The pigments can even be used on top of a gel color for a unique look. Also available in Silver and Gold. SRP: $24.99 For more information, visit supernailprofessional.com.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:19
The China Glaze My Little Pony Songbird Serenade Kit includes two new gorgeous shades that beauty junkies and pop-culture lovers alike will enjoy: Songbird Serenade, a black shimmer, and Best Ponies Ever, a soft gold chrome. This collector's edition set even includes a bonus gift—a set of best friend rings! Featuring a long-wearing nail lacquer with an oil base, the colors are formulated without DBP, toluene or added formaldehyde. SRP: $9.99 For more information, visit chinaglaze.com.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:09
The new expanded Strapless Sticky Sandals Collection from Qosmedix features three new foot-shaped styles your customers will love. The disposable sandals have an adhesive backing that will stick-to and protect feet after salon, pedicure and tanning procedures. Your customers can also use them at the gym and airports security checkpoints as well. Choose from white, black or pink. SRP: $0.45 (each, wholesale price) For more information, visit qosmedix.com.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 15:49
Scroll through any Instagram feed these days and you’ll likely see it—a photo of a celebrity wearing a sheet mask. Drew Barrymore, January Jones, Mindy Kaling and even Sean Combs have taken selfies wearing sheet masks as they relax at home or prepare for red carpet events. The Korean-beauty secret originally landed in the U.S. around 2009, and since then, the trend has only increased in popularity.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:21
Carlotta Jacobson, president of Cosmetic Executive Women, reflects on her career accomplishments and a lifetime of contributions to the beauty industry.As a veritable force of nature continuously forging ahead throughout her decades in the beauty industry, Carlotta Jacobson isn’t usually one for looking back. She’s always onto the next, biggest, brightest thing—whether growing Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) to record membership numbers in her role as president since 1996, her continuing education both inside and outside the industry, or giving back in a big way.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 20:07
Retailers looking to increase options for their men’s and baby product offerings may want to attend NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift. The summer edition of NY NOW will host more than 85 brands in its Baby + Child section for the upcoming summer market; while its Personal Care + Wellness section, within NY NOW’s LIFESTYLE area, will feature some new men’s product offerings.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:43
Twelve beauty companies were honored with The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors CITY Awards for their exceptional creativity, entrepreneurship and charitable giving during the 2017 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year awards dinner, which took place July 10 during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:38
The inner beauty trend continues to grow as one of the most iconic faces in beauty agrees to represent rising antiaging supplement Lumity. Supermodel, photographer and humanitarian, Helena Christensen is Lumity’s new global ambassador. Christensen is a long-time user of the clinically tested antiaging supplement created by Dr. Sara Palmer Hussey, Ph.D. The supplement works to restore youthfulness at the cellular level, which is one of the factors that drew Christensen to her new role.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:25
There is a new playground for beauty pros and beauty enthusiasts alike, and it's situated in one of the coolest areas in California. Smashbox Cosmetics has launched its first U.S. flagship store on trend-setting Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. The cult favorite opened its doors to playful beauty-goers on July 14.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 23:22
BREAKING NEWS: Deborah Carver, CEO of Creative Age Publications, will be honored during next year’s City of Hope Gala (held during Cosmoprof Las Vegas) as the 2018 Spirit of Life Award honoree for her dedication to the beauty industry and support of world-renowned cancer treatment and research center City of Hope. Carver has advocated tirelessly for City of Hope throughout her tenure in the professional beauty industry. “I’m incredibly honored to receive this distinction from the Professional Beauty Association and City of Hope,” says Carver.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 12:27
To take your customers' glow to the next level, they'll need Rituel de Fille's Rare Light Luminizer in Solaris. This limited-edition hue inspired by celestial light radiates a soft, warm glow within translucent opal. The iridescent color changes in different lights, and looks great on a wide variety of skin tones. To get Rituel de Fille's signature "lit-from-within look," stock this highlighter made with ingredients that include jojoba seed oil, castor seed oil, lavender oil and beeswax. SRP: $29
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:56
With the help of Bondi Sands' Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk, your customers can get that healthy, natural-looking glow they crave for summer. Its dual-action formula hydrates the skin while also providing a glow all year round. Nourishing ingredients like aloe vera, vitamin E and cocoa butter scents make it suitable for everyday use as a moisturizer. Its light, non-sticky formula make tanning easier than ever before. SRP: $22 (13 oz.) For more information, visit bondisands.com.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:39
The new EzFlow GLO It! Glow in the Dark Pigments will bring your customers' nails to life at night and are the perfect addition to your store's summer selection. The pigments can be blended into the custom color of your choice, and look beautiful during the day and then illuminate at night through the help of artificial or natural light. Choose from six glowing hues: White, Aqua, Green, Blue, Purple and Orange. The pigments work with acrylic powder, dip acrylic powder, gel, gel polishes and lacquer. SRP: $9.95 (each) or $238.80 (salon price for display)
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 15:38
Do you feel it? The professional-beauty atmosphere is pulsating with anticipation as the 15th edition of Cosmoprof North America lies just days away. The top North American B2B beauty show, which caters to the beauty professional via networking opportunities, product debuts, and meetings with key professionals and entities, will kick off at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, July 9-11.