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Hair Care Continues Growth Streak in Q2

The latest figures from the NPD group show that hair, skin and fragrance are growing, while makeup continues…

Analyzing 2018 Beauty Sales: Gains Driven by Skin Care and Brick-and-Mortar

A renaissance in brick-and-mortar helped bolster beauty sales during the holiday period.

NPD Names Lori Monaco President of U.S. Beauty

Monaco joins NPD's beauty group from the firm's accessories division.

Skin and Hair Leapfrog Makeup in Latest Prestige Beauty Sales Numbers

Skin-care sales aren't being driven by new launches, according to NPD, but by existing products in the market.

Naturals Are Up — and Don’t Say ‘Antiaging,’ According to NPD

Natural products now make up the biggest category in skin care.

NPD Study: Growth Slowing in Lead Category Drivers

Millennials, ath-leisure and e-commerce continue to drive apparel sales, but growth has slowed.

Skin Care Outshines Makeup for 2017, According to NPD

Skin care grew 9 percent for 2017, while makeup grew 6 percent.

In the Bull’s Eye: Target Plans to Make More Dollars With Scents

Mass-market fragrance sales haven't enjoyed the uptick registered in specialty doors. Target hopes it has the…

The Night Shift: Nighttime Skin Care Expands Beyond Antiaging

As consumers embrace a multifaceted approach to wellness and beauty, sales of sleep-oriented products are…

NPD’s Marshal Cohen Urges Accessories Firms to Break From Tradition

The industry expert advocates products that are multifunctional.

Complexion Category — Skin Care and Makeup Included — Posts Sales Gains

Skin care and foundations are growing in prestige beauty, while concealers are posting gains in the mass…

Enjoying the Store: Retailers Have to Reinvent at Home

Half of consumers enjoy shopping for fashion in stores "always" or "most of the time," but that doesn't mean…

What to Watch in Beauty: Wellness Gets Better and Better

The desire for better-for-you products continues to gain momentum.

Prestige Skin Care Outpaces Growth in Makeup for Q2

Driven by upticks in facial moisturizer, cleanser and mask sales, prestige skin care was up 6 percent in the…

Sephora Adds to Hello FAB Collection

Hello FAB is hitting the mark with women who like product blurring the lines between skin care and cosmetics.