News and information on multicultural products, merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies.


  • Dark & Lovely refreshes its look, feel

    Dark & Lovely unveiled its refreshed look and feel with a new logo and brand aesthetic.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross debuts Pattern hair care line

    Pattern, created by actress Tracee Ellis Ross, looks to help meet the needs for those with curly, coily and tight-textured hair.
  • Clear Essence Cosmetics USA intros skin care line

    Clear Essence Cosmetics USA unveiled its new Exclusive Skin Care line, which was developed to help meet the skin care needs of people of color, the company said.
  • P&G’s ‘My Black is Beautiful’ platform debuts hair care line

    Procter & Gamble’s “My Black is Beautiful” platform launched a collection of hair care products exclusively at Sally Beauty stores nationwide and online.
  • Ors Olive Oil brings protective styling innovation to shelves

    Ors Olive Oil launched the Fix It collection, which contains products that have been specially formulated for wig and weave application.
  • P&G's 'My Black is Beautiful' celebrates 'All Together Beautiful' at 2015 Essence Festival

    <br />CINCINNATI — Procter &amp; Gamble’s community-building program, My Black is Beautiful, will celebrate its community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women “All Together Beautiful” at the 2015 Essence Festival.<br />Now in its eighth year at the
  • Dr. Miracle's to sponsor 'Miracle Makeover' web series

    <p>ATLANTA &mdash; Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle&rsquo;s is sponsoring a new fashion and beauty web series featuring actress Malinda Williams.<br /> <br /> Cocoa Media Group, which offers a collection of digital destinations such as and for young women of color, is launching the new four-episode web series called &quot;Miracle Makeover.&quot; The series will feature Dr. Miracle&rsquo;s chief marketing officer Kimberly Hairston.<br /> <br />
  • SoftSheen-Carson launches new Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage line

    <p>NEW YORK &mdash;&nbsp;Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has introduced its new Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage line, a range of treatment products designed to reduce breakage, restore and revive strands and support hair growth.<br /> <br /> Featuring an exclusive anti-breakage recipe, the new Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage collection is designed to help strengthen strands by reducing breakage, helping hair grow up to four inches a year, the company stated. <br /> <br />
  • Korean beauty moves into mass

    Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.<br />(To view the full Category Review, click here.)<br /><br />
  • Fairer than fair trade

    <p>Today&rsquo;s consumers want CPG companies to do things that impact the world, and to be part of brands that make the world better. Ignoring this new emphasis and continuing to focus on product itself will only lead to a loss of market share.</p>
  • Cosmoprof to host event dedicated to masstige and prestige beauty

    <p><span>BOLOGNA, Italy -- Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will celebrate its 50th anniversary in March by launching a&nbsp;</span>new project called COSMOPRIME.</p> <p>According to Cosmoprof, COSMOPRIME will be a preview to Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017. Buyers and distributors attending COSMOPRIME in Pavilion 19 will have the chance to visit the Extraordinary Gallery, a Cosmoprof exclusive area where beauty trends will be on display.</p>
  • How a robe led to one of the hottest beauty products in the U.S.

    <p>A Phoenix-based skin care company is aiming to capture a large share of the facial care market with its increasingly popular Makeup Eraser product.</p> <p>According to the Arizona Republic, Lexi McCarthy&#039;s Makeup Eraser is a reusable towel that removes makeup. McCarthy got the idea for the product by wiping her wet face with a robe, which completely removed the makeup from her face.</p>

News and information on multicultural products, merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies.