cosmetics

Bevel: Beyond the 'ethnic' aisle

Aug 11, 2014
Tristan Walker says this razor kit was designed for men with coarse, curly hair.
Posted In: race, shaving, cosmetics

Why M.A.C. is the foundation of the Estee Lauder brand

Aug 15, 2013
Estee Lauder began marketing makeup to minorities in the U.S. during the recession, launching its M.A.C. stores. Now that line is the biggest selling makeup in several countries.
Posted In: makeup, marketing, brazil, cosmetics

FDA warns on anti-aging claims of cosmetics

Sep 13, 2012
Anti-aging creams are a growing share of the cosmetics market, but the FDA warns that if companies claim pharmaceutical benefits from their products, the FDA will review them as drugs.
Posted In: aging, makeup, cosmetics, L'Oreal

Cosmetics for men a growing market

Jun 25, 2012
One of the fastest growing segments of the cosmetics market is actually products geared towards men. According to the research firm Mintel, sales of men's toiletries could hit $3.2 billion by 2016.
Posted In: cosmetics, makeup, Retail, men

Big Girl Cosmetics owes its glow to Oprah

May 7, 2012
Seven years ago Kiley Russell sold the car she received as a lucky audience member at The Oprah Winfrey show. Today, that seed money has grown into a thriving cosmetics business.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, Small Business, cosmetics, Oprah

Chief Avon lady to be replaced

Dec 14, 2011
Longtime CEO Andrea Jung will step aside as Avon faces management and growth challenges. She will remain chairman of the cosmetics firm.
Posted In: avon, cosmetics, makeup

"Natural" strikes again - and someone calls it out

Apr 23, 2009
Amy Tennery at Slate's "The Big Money" highlights "Green claims that make us see red."...
Posted In: certifications, cleaning products, cosmetics, natural

Burt's Bees takes on cosmetics

Feb 7, 2008
The Burt's Bees new ad campaign, fashioned by Pool advertising in New York, raises some magnificently sexy issues that are better than a dog-eared...
Posted In: Burt's Bees, Clorox, cosmetics