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Mintel: U.S. Launches of BB Creams Jump Nearly 50% in One Year

Mintel: U.S. Launches of BB Creams Jump Nearly 50% in One Year

The color-cosmetic category has grown by about 13% since 2008. However, expectations for growth are building as the Asian market’s BB creams popularity catches on in the United States, according to new research from Mintel, a global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence.

In 2013 alone, BB creams in the U.S. market have seen a nearly 50% increase in product launches over 2012.

NP Set’s Fall 2012 Collection Debuts

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NP Set’s fall 2012 collection debuts

Spring has sprung, the warm days of summer have passed, and now consumers reach for scarves, sweaters and coats as fall and winter approach.

In answer to the new season, Napoleon Perdis, CEO and founder of Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, has debuted his NP Set Fall 2012 Collection of makeup gems at Target. The new offerings represent an extension of the existing NP Set Collection.

Lustrous Lip Color

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics' OCC Lip Tar

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics presents its OCC Lip Tar that combines the longevity of a lipstick with the ease-of-application of a lip gloss. It applies slick and moist, and dries to a satin finish. The Lip Tar is 100% vegan and cruelty-free, and is also free of parabens and other harsh preservatives. It’s formulated with hemp oil, peppermint oil and vitamin E. Visit occmakeup.com.

The Autumn Leaves ...

INGLOT Copper Collection

INGLOT introduces its Copper Collection that features liquid eyeliner, lip gloss, lipstick and eye shadows. The color palette includes metallic copper, gold and ginger. The lipstick comes in pearl and frost formulas and the eye shadows are available in pearl and double sparkle formulations.

All Grown Up

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Mintel—a global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence—has found that 61% of girls aged nine to 11 years old would like to wear more makeup than their parents allow. The firm's recent research also revealed:

—37% of girls aged nine to 17 say they use lip gloss/stick every day
—33% use mascara daily
—27% use eyeliner daily
—16% use foundation daily