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Mintel: U.S. Launches of BB Creams Jump Nearly 50% in One Year

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Mintel: U.S. Launches of BB Creams Jump Nearly 50% in One Year

The color-cosmetic category has grown by about 13% since 2008. However, expectations for growth are building as the Asian market’s BB creams popularity catches on in the United States, according to new research from Mintel, a global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence.

In 2013 alone, BB creams in the U.S. market have seen a nearly 50% increase in product launches over 2012.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Available at Sephora

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Available at Sephora

Marc Jacobs Beauty is now exclusively at Sephora, on Sephora.com and in select Marc Jacobs stores.

Born from a synergistic collaboration between acclaimed fashion designer Marc Jacobs and Sephora, the expansive cosmetics collection contains 16 complexion and color cosmetics, and four makeup brushes.

Jacobs’ focus is the spirit of youth, confidence and experimentation.

His inspiration for the collection stems from the spirit of "The Girl" and her makeup ritual.

Free U.S. PINCHme Sampling Site With Many Beauty Products to Debut in October

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Free U.S. PINCHme Sampling Site With Many Beauty Products to Debut

On your mark. Get set. Go! Launching this October in the United States with a totally new concept will be PINCHme. It's a revolutionary digital platform that will allow its members to sample up to four consumer packaged goods of their choice—from beauty and personal-care products to food and home supplies—every week at no cost whatsoever in exchange for their feedback about the products.

Jane Cosmetics Relaunches in 500-Plus ULTA Beauty Stores

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Jane Cosmetics Relaunches in 500-Plus ULTA Beauty Stores

Jane Cosmetics has partnered up with ULTA Beauty, debuting its newly relaunched collection in more than 500 ULTA Beauty stores nationwide Aug. 18.

Plans are to expand to 65 more ULTA sites by the end of October.

Previously, the line was sold at www.JaneCosmetics.com and www.Ulta.com.

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