skin care

theCream face

This best-selling face cream is formulated with all-natural ingredients, including 75% clean, green New Zealand Colostrum; a superfood that the brand boasts as being "the most powerful, cell building & complete natural ingredient known." It nourishes the skin, hydrating and improving moisture balance, smooths lines and wrinkles, improves skin tone and texture, aids in increased firmness and elasticity, and provides environmental protection. It's 100% natural, non-diluted, and is packed in airless dispensers, eliminating deterioration and the need for preservatives.

Fewer Women Shopped for Beauty in 2014

The vast majority of U.S. women—eight out of 10—shop for beauty products, but a 4% drop in 2014 brought the industry to its lowest level of shoppers since 2008, according to the Annual Beauty Consumer Economic Indicator, the latest beauty report from global information company The NPD Group.

Ottilie & Lulu Skin Care

This collection of products for tween and teen skin care has added new items. It features Clean Skin Face Wipes, Everyday Facial Moisturizer & Sunscreen SPF 20, Morning & Night Gel Cleanser, Morning Pure Facial Moisturizer and Spot Blemish Treatment. Each Ottilie & Lulu product is dermatologist-approved and allergy-tested. They contain only natural ingredients that won't harm or damage young girls' sensitive skin and are full of antioxidants, botanicals and vitamins to keep skin healthy and glowing.

The Estée Lauder Cos. to Acquire GLAMGLOW

The Estée Lauder Cos. announced Dec. 19 that it has signed an agreement to acquire GLAMGLOW, the Hollywood skincare brand focused on fast-acting treatment masks designed to deliver stunning, camera-ready results. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, and the acquisition is expected to close in January 2015.

New TABS Group Study: "Specialty Beauty Stores" Draw "Heavy" Product Buyers

TABS Group—a leading technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer-products industry—released the results of its 2014 Beauty Consumer Insights Study Dec. 15 with lots of great news as well as excellent advice for what it calls "specialty beauty stores."

Online Shopping Proves Successful for Beauty Sector

Forty-seven percent of U.S. online shoppers of beauty and personal-care products have shopped more frequently in 2014 than 2013, according to a study out Dec. 16 from A.T. Kearney. “Beauty and the E-Commerce Beast: 2014 Edition” lays out the results of a consumer survey of online beauty and personal-care shoppers.