Market Trends

  • Ladies are Liking Beauty Balms
    Beauty balm or blemish balm (BB) creams have grown significantly in sales in the past several months, according to The NPD Group Inc., catching the eye of a small segment of U.S. women. NPD BeautyTrends® said in the 12 months ending March 2012, BB creams sold in U.S. ...More
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  • Prestige Fragrance Industry Slated for Successful Mother’s Day
    According to the NPD Group, fragrance sales within prestige department stores during first quarter 2012 (1Q12; January to March) reached $501.2 million, a gain of +11 percent versus prior year. ...More
    May 7, 2012
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  • U.S. Cosmeceutical Sales Trending Toward $10 Billion
    The cosmeceutical market is rebounding fairly well, according to a new report from Packaged Facts, with a 2-percent growth in 2010 and a 4-percent growth in 2011, lifting U.S. retail sales of cosmeceuticals to $9.7 billion in 2011. ...More
    May 4, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Straight and Sleek: Afro-Brazilian Hair Care Market 2012
    brazilian hair market
    Sleek and straight, that's how the ladies in Brazil like their hair. In fact, according to Diagonal Reports, the Brazilian hair care market is one of the top ranked in the world in value terms, increasing at a faster rate than the United States and Europe. ...More
    May 4, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Parabens Losing Their In-Crowd Status
    The move to new alternative preservative systems is gaining popularity, driven by high consumer demand for natural and organic cosmetics as well as the growing trend of formulators avoiding parabens, according to Organic Monitor's Technical Insights: Paraben-Free ...More
    May 3, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Want Not, Sweat Not—Deodorants Faring Well
    Spring has ushered in; and with it comes the sweet smell of success, according to Mintel, as deodorants and antiperspirants continue to fare well with a 16-percent growth between 2006 and 2011. ...More
    May 2, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Inside Cosmeceuticals at SupplySide MarketPlace  … More Than Just a Trends Forum
    In just a few weeks, Inside Cosmeceuticals is hosting its Top Trends Forum at SupplySide MarketPlace with an impressive speaker lineup, including Paula Simpson, Ameann DeJohn and Laura Mercier's executive director, global product innovation, Linda Treska. ...More
    April 27, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Chinese Prestige Beauty Growing Nicely
    chinese prestige beauty sales
    The NPD Group reported total prestige beauty in the top 10 cities in the mainland of China increased more than 20 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, with skin care growing 23 percent makeup 17 percent. ...More
    April 25, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Largest Internet Beauty Market Worldwide: China
    Online Chinese beauty sales are trending, with a growth rate of nearly 200 percent since 2006 and are estimated to be worth nearly $8 billion at the retail sales level in 2011, making it the largest Internet beauty market in the world, according to the new report from Kline ...More
    April 23, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Where's Cosmetic Innovation Headed?
    cosmeceutical market
    What were the innovation hot spots in 2011? Which global economies are seeing an increase in patent activity? Which companies are moving aggressively to expand growth in their sectors? ...More
    April 4, 2012
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