beauty trends

New TABS Group Study: "Specialty Beauty Stores" Draw "Heavy" Product Buyers

TABS Group—a leading technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer-products industry—released the results of its 2014 Beauty Consumer Insights Study Dec. 18 with lots of great news as well as excellent advice for what it calls "specialty beauty stores."

Eyebrow Makeup Dominates U.S. Eye Makeup Sales

Eyebrow Makeup Dominates U.S. Eye Makeup Sales

Prestige eyebrow makeup sales have increased by 28% in the United States in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to The NPD Group's recent Beauty Trends and Beauty Trends Geo-Level reports. More specifically, eyebrow product sales boosted the overall prestige eye makeup category, which only grew about 3% from March 2013 to March 2014.

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Mixologiste is the global beauty-trend prediction for 2014, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. What does it involve, you ask? It’s part of the ongoing blurred lines between beauty technology, involving overlaps between skin care, hair care and color cosmetics; and combining technology and marketing from more than one category, leading to new combinations with new products, packaging, marketing and merchandise.

Cosmoprof Asia 2012 Set for Nov. 14-16 in Hong Kong

Cosmoprof Asia 2012 is set for Nov. 14-16 in Hong Kong

Are you heading to Hong Kong for Cosmoprof Asia 2012? More than 48,500 attendees and 1,800-plus exhibitors are expected to gather for the 17th edition of the trade show Nov. 14-16 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, say show officials.

And the show floor exhibit space will increase by 9% over 2011 with an extension into Grand Hall to accommodate the increasing number of exhibitors catering to the beauty-salon sector, they add.