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Shampoo Sales Grow for Black Haircare Market, Research Finds

According to new findings from Mintel, an international market research agency, shampoo sales among black consumers are expected to grow 7.3 percent to reach an estimated $473 million in 2017. This marks the largest percent growth the category has experienced over the past five years. Black consumer expenditure of shampoo has increased 13 percent between 2015 and 2017, which is roughly 19 percent of the market.

Four Beauty Trends With Global Impact by 2025

Looking ahead to 2025, Mintel Beauty and Personal Care has announced four key trends set to impact global beauty markets over the next decade, including implications for both consumers and brands.

In a future where the line between human and technological device blurs, water becomes a protected resource, energy concerns ring true and natural ingredients take centre stage, beauty brands must innovate to stay relevant.

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.

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.