By  on July 12, 2018

July is typically an active launch period for mass-market beauty, as brands begin to introduce fall products. The category has struggled this year as consumers increasingly opt to shop specialty and e-commerce sites for brands traditionally found only in mass and drug stores. Mass makeup and nail tracked flat year-over-year, according to Nielsen data for the 12 months ending June 30. As sales in the drugstore channel continue to stagnate, this year brands such as L’Oréal Paris and Wet ’n’ Wild are betting big on exclusive, limited-edition and celebrity-backed product launches at Ulta Beauty, Walmart and on Amazon.

Here, a selection of key launches from mass-market brands.

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