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Prestige Makeup Sales Up 8% in First Half of 2012

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Prestige makeup sales within U.S. department stores grew 8% to $1.8 billion in the period January 2012 through June 2012, according to leading market-research company The NPD Group. Here are some other key findings:

Nail and sets segments grew by 68%
Color enamel grew by 70%
Nail care increased by 36%
Base/top coats grew by more than 100%
Makeup set sales increase by 19%
Lip color grew by 10%
All other lip products (multifunctional lip products, moisturizers, etc.) grew by 54%
Lip gloss and lip liner both increased by 3%