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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 15:12
Part of the Spongology Shower With Nature Collection by Spongelle, the eco-friendly Back Buffer is infused with sulfate-free body wash to cleanse, exfoliate and massage hard-to-reach areas. Available in Milk & Honey and Lavender & Eucalyptus varieties, the skin-softening, dermatologist-tested body buffer can be used over 30 times and features a time-release lather. Vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate free and travel-friendly. SRP: $32 For more information, visit
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 15:05
Shhhowercap's The Muse 100 percent waterproof shower cap is made from a breathable nano-tech fabric that repels water and dries immediately after stepping out of the shower. It also features a comfortable, durable rubber grip and is machine-washable. While traditional plastic shower caps trap in heat and humidity (which lead to less volume and more frizz, while attracting mold, mildew and bacteria), this shower cap features antibacterial properties and looks stylishly sleek. Try wearing one to the pool, spa, beach or in the shower or bath while using hair masks.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 14:51
It may be time for beauty retailers to up their offerings on at-home beauty devices—with an emphasis on hair removal. The U.S. beauty devices market is rapidly increasing, according to a market research report published by P&S Market Research. Driven by a growing geriatric population, an increase in the prevalence of skin diseases and hair loss—and more healthcare expenditure, the market is expected to reach $32.5 billion by 2023.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 14:46
In a move to expand its personal care product offerings, manufacturer rep firm Gerry Udell, Inc. has announced that it is an authorized sales representative for Baby Foot USA.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 13:59
Topix Pharmaceuticals, an independent leader in skin care with a portfolio of clinically proven products and brands sold across multiple channels, has acquired eco-ethical natural skincare brand Derma E. The acquisition will allow additional resources to support Derma E’s category-leading growth while expanding Topix’s family of brands.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 13:52
More than 100 contestants will compete in Fantastic Fades, Limit-Free Styles and Lioness competitions.Licensed barbers, cosmetologists and students still have time to enter several men’s grooming events sponsored by Andis Company during the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event. The five competitions include: Fantastic Fades (professional event and student event); Limit-Free Style (professional event and student event); and Lioness (women-only competition). Contestants will be challenged to showcase their clipper-cutting skills and artistic technique on Sunday, June 3 and Monday, June...
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 15:33
Bio Ionic's 10X Pro Styling Iron in Rose Gold features vibrating plates infused with volcanic minerals that add shine and condition hair in less than 10 minutes. Part of the Luxe Collection of professional appliances, the iron uses sonic vibrations and negative ions to polish hair, with plates that drive water molecules deep into hair shafts. The iron's rounded tips make styling easier than ever.
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 15:20
Sutra Beauty's InfraRed 2 Ionic Infrared Flat Iron features 1-inch, rose gold titanium plates, a 360-degree swivel cord, dual voltage and infrared heating to help seal heat into the hair shaft—helping hair remain smoother and protecting it from damage caused by environmental stressors. The iron's rounded edges offer easier styling and control, and the plates heat up to 450 degrees in seconds flat. SRP: $170 For more information, visit
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 15:10
Olivia Garden's lightweight, ergonomic Ceramic + Ion Professional Hair Dryer uses a powerful professional motor and ceramic technology to deliver faster drying times. The hair dryer also uses an advanced ionic generator that reduces frizz, prevents heat damage and boosts shine for silkier, smoother locks. Featuring two speeds, two interchangeable nozzles and three heat settings, professionals and consumers alike will want this dryer in their beauty arsenals. SRP: $159 (salon price $99)
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 14:46
Wahl's 5-Star Cordless Magic Clip is a cordless clipper that uses a high-precision, stagger-tooth 2161 blade for superior speed and performance. Use the convenient taper lever to create seamless blends and fades. The clipper uses a lithium-ion battery that can run for over 90 minutes per charge, and has cord/cordless capability. It also comes with the following accessories: 8 attachment combs, oil, cleaning brush, instructions, red blade guard, and recharging transformer. SRP: $102
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 14:32
The new lightweight and ergonomic Slimline Pro Li Trimmer from Andis has an updated design from the product's original metallic chrome look. For outlining, designing, dry shaving or for touchups, this trimmer uses lithium-ion power, delivers 6,000 strokes per minute and has a 2 ½-hour runtime per charge. Made in the U.S., it also is equipped with a close-cutting, zero-gapped carbon-steel T-blade and comes with four attachment combs. SRP: $72.16
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 09:43
Target has taken another aggressive move to win over beauty consumers. With more than 1,000 beauty brands, Target has aimed to make online beauty shopping easier giving guests the opportunity to “try on” hundreds of cosmetics and chat via text with Beauty Concierge reps to field questions they may have. The retailer’s new augmented reality beauty experience is called Target Beauty Studio, which is available to use now on Target partnered with Perfect Corp’s YouCam Makeup to make the real-time facial mapping technology available online.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 17:26
Scheduled to launch on June 1st, Wahl Professional’s second online Barber Battle offers a platform for artists to showcase their skills to the world. “As a 99+ year company, Wahl Professional strives to be on the forefront of innovation in all that we do,” says Aaron Flick, senior marketing associate, professional division, Wahl Clipper Corporation. “We are looking to grow and separate ourselves from the pack even more in 2018.”
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 17:14
According to market research from the NPD Group, sales of prestige beauty products grew 9 percent (to $4.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2018 mostly due to the 14 percent rise in skincare sales (to $1.5 billion). Within skin care, toners/clarifiers rose 19 percent, eye and lip treatments rose 14 percent, face moisturizers rose 11 percent and age specialist products rose 13 percent—compared to the 4 percent decline experienced during the same period last year. The suncare segment experienced even greater growth, with sunscreen and self-tanner sales up 47 and 38 percent, respectively.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 17:07
Pending gubernatorial approval, effective January 1, 2021, oxybenzone and octinoxate—ingredients found in over 3,500 sunscreens—will be banned in the state of Hawaii. The bill, which is the first of its kind in the U.S. and globally, seeks to protect disappearing coral reefs from the chemicals often found in sunscreen that wash off of skin into the ocean. The bill is now awaiting a signature from Hawaii’s governor, David Ige.
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 15:39
The store will make it easier for consumers to spot over 2,000 clean and natural beauty products, which be labeled with a "Clean at Sephora" sticker.Sephora is getting a clean beauty makeover with the expansion of Clean at Sephora, which will advocate efficaciousness and transparency of ingredients. The campaign will launch on June 1, aimed at making it easier for consumers to buy items free from mineral oils, phthalates, SLS, SLES, parabens retinylpalmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban and formaldehyde.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:17
More than ever, consumers across the globe are demanding skincare products that are not only effective, but organic and naturally sourced, too.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 15:55
For use on the face, neck and décolleté, Amarte's antioxidant-rich Aqua Cream contains arbutin to naturally brighten skin, nanoencapsulated 1 percent retinol to help reduce fine lines and allantoin to soothe and heal. For brighter, radiant skin, use this cream with antiaging and rejuvenating properties. SRP: $93 For more information, visit


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