Tag: cosmetics

Women Want Skin Care Products that Use Clean Ingredients

U.S. women are increas­ing­ly turn­ing to online research to bet­ter under­stand the ingre­di­ents in, and the brands behind, their facial skin­care prod­ucts, accord­ing to recent data released in the Women’s Facial Skin­care Con­sumer Report from The NPD Group.

Cosmetics Retailers to Promote Environmentally Mindful Products

"The evolved beau­ty con­sumers of today are more informed, engaged and con­nect­ed than ever before, reports Nielsen. To them, beau­ty and well­ness are increas­ing­ly inter­change­able con­cepts, result­ing in a focus on holis­tic beau­ty."

76% of Teens Are Purchasing Lipstick

Puck­er up! When it comes to cos­met­ics, QVC, home to more than 300 beau­ty brands, knows a thing or two about what women want. In cel­e­bra­tion of Nation­al Lip­stick Day on July 29, the multi-platform retail­er sur­veyed over 500 female cus­tomers to learn more about their lip­stick habits and pref­er­ences.

94 Million People Researched Cosmetic Treatments Last Year

A record 94 mil­lion peo­ple vis­it­ed Real­Self, the world's lead­ing online cos­met­ic treat­ments mar­ket­place, to research elec­tive cos­met­ic treat­ments in 2017, and laser and ener­gy tech­nolo­gies have played a cru­cial role in the over­all growth of med­ical aes­thet­ics. Inter­est in laser and ener­gy device treat­ments on Real­Self grew 10.5% in 2017, and five of the top 10 most researched min­i­mal­ly inva­sive cat­e­gories on Real­Self last year includ­ed treat­ments using a laser or ener­gy device.

Women Gravitating Toward Natural Ingredients in Skincare

Women in the U.S. have become increas­ing­ly selec­tive about the ingre­di­ents in their facial skin­care prod­ucts over the last two years, accord­ing to Women’s Facial Skin­care Con­sumer Report 2017 from glob­al infor­ma­tion com­pa­ny The NPD Group. The report found that 40–50 per­cent active­ly seek nat­ur­al or organ­ic ingre­di­ents in their prod­ucts, and those free of ingre­di­ents includ­ing fra­grances, parabens, phtha­lates, sul­fates, and gluten.

More Stores Poised to Promote Eyebrow Makeup

A 28% increase in pres­tige eye­brow make­up dol­lar sales led the over­all growth with­in total U.S. pres­tige eye make­up in the 12 months end­ing March 2014, reports The NPD Group, Inc. This increase is in sharp con­trast to the total U.S. pres­tige make­up market’s 3% growth dur­ing the same time peri­od.

"Mixologiste" a Key Beauty Trend for 2014" rel="bookmark"> "Mixologiste" a Key Beauty Trend for 2014

Blurred lines between beau­ty tech­nol­o­gy are becom­ing increas­ing­ly com­mon, with over­laps between skin­care, hair care and col­or cos­met­ics. Com­bin­ing the most excit­ing tech­nol­o­gy and mar­ket­ing from more than one cat­e­go­ry, man­u­fac­tur­ers are cre­at­ing new com­bi­na­tions with new prod­ucts, pack­ag­ing, mar­ket­ing and mer­chan­dise. “Mixol­o­giste" is fast becom­ing the stand-out trend that spans all beau­ty and per­son­al care cat­e­gories.

Nail Products are Most Popular Cosmetic Item Among Teens

Teen and tween girls are big busi­ness for beau­ty and per­son­al care man­u­fac­tur­ers, and accord­ing to new research, nail prod­ucts are a “must have” item for this demo­graph­ic. In fact, 92% of girls between the ages of nine and 17-years-old use some sort of nail product—making it the most pop­u­lar cos­met­ic item among teen girls.

Use of BB Skincare Cream on the Rise

The cos­met­ic indus­try has seen an increase of near­ly 50% in BB cream prod­uct launch­es over 2012. BB cream com­bines cos­met­ic and skin­care ben­e­fits. Use of this mul­ti­func­tion­al cream is on the rise with 29% of women report­ing any use in 2013 com­pared to 24% in 2012 (5% increase).

Prestive Beauty Sales on the Rise, Bouyed by Nail Care Products

Accord­ing to new beau­ty mar­ket research, total pres­tige make­up sales increased by nine per­cent to $1.4 bil­lion in U.S. depart­ment stores year-to-date, Jan­u­ary through May 2011. The trends in dra­mat­ic eyes, soft lip shades, and bold and bright nail col­ors all con­tributed to the growth. The biggest growth in the pres­tige make­up cat­e­go­ry came from the small­est seg­ment: the nail care cat­e­go­ry.

Higher Income Consumers are Thrifty, Will Continue Buying Private Label Cosmetics

Shop­pers in high­er income brack­ets can some­times be thrifti­er than those with low­er incomes. One-third of Mintel respon­dents (33%) say they are buy­ing store brand/private label cos­met­ics more now than they did this time last year. Accord­ing to a recent report from Mintel, 64% of women in the $100K-$149K income brack­et plan to con­tin­ue buy­ing some store brand/private label col­or cos­met­ics and some brand name col­or cos­met­ics.

Cosmetics & Skincare Market Showing Signs of Improvement

Although con­sumers pur­chase col­or cos­met­ics and facial skin­care in good times and bad, their behav­ior is direct­ly influ­enced by the econ­o­my. Just over a quar­ter (27%) of shop­pers sur­veyed say they made replace­ment pur­chas­es in col­or cos­met­ics, but avoid­ed "splurge" prod­ucts in 2010, down from 33% in 2009. Women aged 35–44 (37%) are the most fre­quent pur­chasers of col­or cos­met­ics, as many are enter­ing their peak earn­ing years and may be par­tic­u­lar­ly con­cerned about their pro­fes­sion­al appear­ance.

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