beauty products

MyChelle Peptide+ Anti-Wrinkle Serum

Formerly MyChelle NoTox Anti-Wrinkle Serum, this enhanced serum now features argan plant stem cells and crocus chrysanthus to help firm the skin’s texture. It also works to stimulate collagen formation, minimize wrinkle depth and increase the skin’s moisture for increased hydration. It boasts non-toxic, non-harmful ingredients, as well as no artificial colors or scents, and is marketed as being proven to reduce wrinkle volume by 21% and depth by 19% in an eight-week period. Call 800.447.2076 or visit www.mychelle.com.

Healthilocks Home Ritual Pack

Designed to repair hair using a water-based formulation, this collection boasts PlexProtein complex, a proprietary ingredient that consists of water-based mixtures that cannot clog the scalp. Safe for hair, people and the planet, it does not contain dyes, parabens, perfumes, solvents or other harsh chemicals or ingredients. The Home Ritual Pack features Daily Shampoo, Daily Conditioner and Daily Leave-In Treatment/Conditioner. Call 800.431.1365 or visit www.healthilocks.com.

Burmax Acquires Product Club

Beauty sundries provider Burmax Co. has acquired Product Club, which specializes in haircolor accessories and education. As part of Product Club's continued growth, Burmax intends to expand its new haircolor accessories division into the company's beauty school network.

Walgreens, Alliance Boots Finalize Merger

Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots have finalized their two-step merger launched in 2012 to form Walgreens Boots Alliance—marketed as the world's first global pharmacy-led health and well-being enterprise.

Post-Christmas: Consumers Are Shopping for Themselves

Eight-one percent of shoppers plan to shop end-of-year sales, and 63% plan to shop for themselves, according to the two most-recent monthly surveys by digital-offers destination RetailMeNot. Furthermore, of survey respondents aged 18- to 34-years-old, 92% of them plan to shop post-Christmas sales.

Great Clips to Debut TV Commercials Geared to Men Jan. 1

Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, Great Clips will begin a creative campaign to target male customers through new TV commercials with the character of “Ralphpunzel."

In an effort to reach Millennial males—the focal demographic for Great Clips—the spots will run during the most-watched college football bowl games and the College Football Playoff semifinals New Year’s Day 2015 as well as the championship game Jan. 12, 2015. About 70% of Great Clips' customers are men.