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Seasonality Is the Latest Key Beauty Trend

Beauty retailers may want to focus their seasonal product highlights on more than just color. It turns out that rather than simply using the change of seasons as a reason to introduce color stories or scents, beauty manufacturers are increasingly introducing innovative products that offer defense against the cosmetic and emotional effects of specific weather conditions.

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.

Mintel: 26% Decline in Hair-Relaxer Sales Over the Past Five Years

Mintel: 26% Decline in Hair-Relaxer Sales Over the Past Five Years

As the natural-hair trend booms in black hair, relaxer sales are suffering, according to the latest research from
Mintel, a leading global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence.

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.