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Beauty Manufacturers Rethinking Newness

Beauty manufacturers are rethinking newness to improve profit and customer loyalty.

Single Use:
An evolution of the red-hot sheet mask trend, convenience reigns supreme.

Shelf Life: Spring’s Skin Salvation

From acne to dehydration, a slew of solutions for common issues are addressed this season in innovative new forms.

From Left: Wet n Wild Cruelty- Free Makeup Brushes, Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Microrenewal Hydrating Mist, Guerlain Météorites Voyage Powder Compact, Givenchy Poudre Lumiere Originelle, Givenchy Mister Scrub, Givenchy Nail Le Vernis, MAC Studio Eye Gloss, Givenchy Ombré Couture in Bleu Celeste and Jaune Aurora, Yves Saint Laurent Face Palette Collector in Gypsy Opale, Pixi by Petra Hydrating Milky Mist.

Beauty Bulletin: The Milky Way

After a holiday season filled with blaring metallics, spring’s cooler color palette of milky pink, blue, green and yellow hues is a welcome reprieve.

Kiehl’s Men’s Must- Haves Collection

Shopper Stalker: The Buy Side

Ellen Thomas heads to Herald Square to scope out an established beauty retailer and find out how a newcomer on the block stacks up.


Beauty Inc Awards: Launch of the Year

ColourPop and Nudestix secured the big launches of the year for mass and prestige.


Beauty Inc Awards: Product of the Year

Honoring the year’s most innovative products.

Alterna Haircare Moisture Intense Caviar Oil Crème Pre-Shampoo Treatment $30. René Furterer 5 Sens Enhancing Dry Oil $52. Shu Uemura Straight-forward Blowdry Oil $39. Remington Triple Infusion Straightener $38.

Slick vs. Sec: Are Powders the Next Big Thing?

Oils are still red-hot—growing 22 percent in the prestige market according to The NPD Group. But are powders the next big thing?

1. RéVive Skincare Artbox 13, $595; 2. Vilhelm Parfumerie Fleur Burlesque, $245; 3. Arquiste Art Deco Velvet, $85; 4. Prada Olfactories Tainted Love, $300; 5. Givenchy Le Soin Noir, $330; 6. Ex Nihilo Fleur Narcotique, $225; 7. L’Oréal Voluminous Superstar Mascara, $10.99; 8. Chanel Le Top Coat Lame Rouge Noir, $27, Rouge Allure, $36, and Illusion D’Ombre, $36, in Rouge Noir

All That Jazz: Beauty Launches Evoke a Cabaret Ambience

After living for years next to the Moulin Rouge in Paris’ Montmartre, Vilhelm Parfumerie founder Jan Ahlgren is launching a scent inspired by his former neighborhood.

Shopper Katherine Lopez

Shopper Stalker: The Buy Side

Ellen Thomas heads to SoHo’s bustling Broadway to find out who’s buying what—and why.