personal care

Bailey to Join Helen of Troy as Personal Care President

Leah Bailey, a highly-respected executive with 25-plus years of impressive experience in the beauty industry and a Harvard Business School MBA, will start March 2 at Helen of Troy as global president for personal care—a newly-established position that will oversee all of the company's personal-care business, Beauty Store Business has learned.

NY NOW Awards Personal-Care Products

NY NOW Awards Personal-Care Products

Five companies from across the United States and Canada have been named Personal Care + Wellness Best New Product Award winners for the 2014 summer edition of NY NOW, The Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF).

WSL Strategic Retail Survey Predicts Strong Back-To-School Season

WSL Strategic Retail Survey Predicts Strong Back-To-School Season

While early outlooks anticipate back-to-school spending to lag behind 2012, a surprising 88% of shoppers surveyed by WSL Strategic Retail say they plan to spend at least the same or more as last year during the 2013 back-to-school season. The finding was revealed Aug. 8 as part of WSL Strategic Retail's "How America Shops Back-to-School 2013" trend study, which tracks the stores and categories parents are shopping.

WholeFoods Magazine Names derma e Best Natural Skin Care Line for Fifth Time

 WholeFoods Magazine Names derma e Best Natural Skin Care Line for Fifth Time

The full line of derma e has received the 2013 Natural Choice Award for Best Skin Care Products by WholeFoods Magazine for the fifth time and third consecutive year.

Early-Bird Deadline for New NPA Trade Show: April 27

Courtesy of Natural Products Association

The Natural Products Association’s official trade show and conference, Natural Products Association MarketPlace, is scheduled for June 14-16 at The Venetian Resort Hotel and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Now produced by New Hope Natural Media, the event targets independent retailers—allowing them to source new products and develop industry relationships.

La Fresh Selects Brand Spokesperson

La Fresh Spokesperson Virginia Williams

La Fresh Group has announced a new face of its brand—which offers on-the-go personal-care wipes. Actress Virginia Williams will serve as the face of all La Fresh brands, including the company’s new Eco-Beauty line.

“Virginia’s inner radiance, natural beauty and eco-sensibility are the embodiment of La Fresh,” said Eve Yen, founder of La Fresh Group and Diamond Wipes International. “Her vibrant personality and commitment to the environment make her the perfect fit for the brand, and we are delighted to have her representing La Fresh.”