Stories from Beauty Store Business
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:31
To absorb odors and toxins, enhance blood flow, prevent cavities and gingivitis, and provide fresh breath, Pearlbar's Natural Whitening Toothpaste is fortified with ingredients like activated charcoal, coconut oil, baking soda and bentonite clay. Each tube contains more than 80 uses. Watch as it lift stains left by coffee, wine, soy sauce and more, in just a few uses. SRP: $12.95 For more information, visit pearlbarshop.com.
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:24
The new Polishing Tooth Powders from My Magic Mud are available in three flavors and feature a blend of organic turmeric, cold-pressed cacao, bentonite clay and non-GMO xylitol for natural oral care that cleans and whitens teeth. Pick from Peppermint, Spearmint and Cinnamon Clove. Place on a small amount on a damp toothbrush and brush for two minutes and then rinse; brush again with a clean toothbrush to remove leftover residue; rinse again and floss to finish. SRP: $14.95 (each)
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:09
The ISSA toothbrush from Foreo uses Sonic Pulse Technology and a unique silicone design for a teeth whitening product unlike any other. For a whiter, brighter smile, this toothbrush massages the gums using gentle, silicone bristles that resist bacteria buildup and inhibit overbrushing—which prevents gum recession and enamel damage. Safe on sensitive teeth and gums. Available in four color options. SRP: $149 For more information, visit foreo.com.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 09:45
Skin hydration is in, and humectant ingredients are hot. According to a recent study by Allied Market Research, the global humectants market was worth $17.8 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach $29.5 billion by 2023, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.2 percent from 2017 to 2023.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 09:34
Category continues to grow with U.S. market leading. According to a new report by Grand View Research, the global haircare market is expected to reach $211.1 billion by 2025, with a 3.1 percent Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). The main drivers of this growth include increasing demand for hair color products driven by the growing aging population and increasing air pollution. Additionally, as rural populations migrate to metropolitan areas in increasing numbers, more money is spent on personal care and beauty products.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:45
Multinational luxury conglomerate LVMH has announced the creation of a startup accelerator program at the Station F startup campus in Paris. The program will accept 50 entrepreneurs per year, and with the help of LVMH’s Maisons, the company hopes to quickly bring innovative new products to the luxury market. Within LVMH’s 220-square meter space, 89 work stations will be available to startups.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:27
Kopari's aluminum-free Coconut Deodorant glides on clear and won't leave a sticky residue behind. With a fresh coconut scent, it'll leave your customers' armpits feeling fresh and clean all day long. Made without the use of aluminum, parabens, silcone and phthalates. SRP: $14 For more information, visit koparibeauty.com.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:14
Babo Botanicals' Lip Tint Conditioner SPF 15 in Seka Rose features a sheer hint of color that simultaneously smoothes, softens and conditions lips. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins from coconut and shea butter, the 100-percent natural formula is ideal for everyday use. Plus, it does not contain any of the following: gluten, dairy, soy, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, SLS, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, dyes, sodium chloride, formaldehyde, MEA, DEA, TEA and most common allergens. SRP: $9.95
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:06
The No Sweat Pre-Workout Hydrating Spray from sweatWELLth helps prep skin and hair before a workout. Formulated to minimize moisture loss, the product provides a cooling, refreshing burst of hydration that will lessen sweat during strenuous activities. The clean scent features refreshing notes of bergamot, greens and oak moss. To fight odors and bacteria, coconut oil's antimicrobial properties benefit the skin, along with antioxidants from olive fruit extracts and rice extracts. SRP: $25
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:57
For lightweight, sheer coverage that's water- and sweat-resistant for up to 40 minutes, Sweat Cosmetics' Translucent Mineral Powder contains broad spectrum SPF 30 and comes in a refillable, washable, twisting applicator brush. Combining skin care, makeup and sunscreen, this product provides coverage, repairs skin and won't clog pores. Fortified with antioxidants, vitamin E, milk thistle and antiaging ingredients like Rhodiola rosea. SRP: $42
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:48
For days when your customers don't have time to shower at the gym or for use outdoor, Yuni's Shower Sheets provide cleansing and deodorizing on the go. Made with 100-percent natural aromas, the wipes provide a quick pick-me-up and immediate freshness. Each box contains 12 individually wrapped wipes that don't require water for a just-showered feeling. Formulated without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, mineral oil, synthetic colors or fragrances and GMOs. SRP: $15
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 09:27
Help lower carbon footprints and reduce waste by stocking eco-conscious brands.The first time Americans rallied en masse to demand that environmental protection become part of the national political conversation was on April 22, 1970. A tremendous oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara had ravaged marine wildlife one year earlier, and public awareness was heightened to the realities of water, air and land pollution. Thus Earth Day was born, and the holiday is now observed on the same date each year.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:56
Utilize these ideas to create a respectful workplace for your employees.In the era of #MeToo and Time’s Up, every type of business, from small to corporate behemoth, needs to look closely at their company’s sexual harassment policies. The landslide of sexual allegations that have come forward since October 2017 make it clear that comments and behaviors of a sexual nature in the workplace are often highly destructive and may have lasting negative effects. A lackadaisical or tentative response to reported sexual harassment is no longer acceptable.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:40
Plump up your product base with this remarkable skincare ingredient.Hyaluronic acid is one of those superstar ingredients that has survived passing fads and, thankfully, is here to stay. Originally the main ingredient of in-office, injectable fillers, volume-boosting hyaluronic acid can now be found in cult-favorite creams, skin-saving serums and even makeup. Here’s a cheat sheet so that your beauty business staff can be informed about this effective skin hydrator.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:22
Industry pros sound off on the men’s grooming trends that are steadily taking over barber chairs across the country.With spring in full bloom and the first quarter of 2018 officially complete, the dominating changes and trends within the men’s grooming world are gaining traction. For the lighter and brighter days ahead, it seems hair is going down a more strategic and cleaned-up avenue, although the grungy, unkempt look of the past will still have its place.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:05
Born out of a passion for traditional herbalism and science, Gressa elevates green beauty and skin care with luxurious botanical blends.What do you get when you fuse the power of ancient ingredients with modern formulations? The answer is Gressa, a makeup and skincare line fortified with vitamin-rich botanicals. With the philosophy that cosmetics and skincare products should be effective and rich in natural and organic ingredients, founder and owner Svetlana Zakharevich says she created Gressa to fill a void in the market almost 10 years ago.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:33
Founded in 1985 with a revolutionary idea to create eco-friendly hairstyling products, Ecoco is now taking the world by storm!In the early ’80s, Aaron Tiram owned beauty supply stores in Miami–so he had plenty of experience working with products of all stripes when he moved north to start his own hairstyling products venture. “He saw all those products and thought, ‘I can make these myself,’ so he came to Chicago to start his own manufacturing company,” recounts Jonathan Tiram, Aaron’s son and vice president of Ecoco, an eco-friendly, unisex haircare brand. “He knows the business inside and...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:04
Later this month, salon professionals will converge on Chicago to attend the annual America's Beauty Show (ABS), at McCormick Place (North) Saturday, Sunday and Monday – April 28, 29, 30. Paul Dykstra, CEO of ABS, comments, "We are proud that the 85,000 beauty professionals who attended our three-day show in 2017 came from across the US and 34 foreign countries – and had a $116 million impact on the local economy. The beauty business, which impacts millions of consumers, also makes a very positive impact on the local economy!" (stats from Choose Chicago)