Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

skin care

Hot Cosmetics Trends and Artistry Revealed at The Makeup Show Chicago 2019

With roughly 4,000 attendees, The Makeup Show took over The Revel Fulton Market in Chicago, October 5-6, 2019. Open to makeup artists, hair stylists, cosmetologists, estheticians, students, brand executives and more, The Makeup Show is designed to inspire, educate and build community among beauty professionals. The two-day event featured numerous launches and trending products from top brands such as Smashbox Cosmetics, Mehron, Mario Badescu Skincare and Danessa Myricks Beauty, to name a few.

NPD Report Shows How Clean Beauty and Clinical Skincare Lines Have Blurred

In new a report from The NPD Group, natural ingredients and a very large focus on wellness are recognized for having driven the skincare category to astronomical growth. NPD data shows that in the first half of 2019, 70 percent of prestige skin care’s U.S. sales gains were attributed to natural brands. But how has this impacted a category that's efficacy has been determined by clinical ingredients? While natural brands continue to be incredibly successful, others are helping to redefine what it means to be clinical, the report says.

A.I.I. to Distribute Satin Smooth

Earlier today, American International Industries (A.I.I.), manufacturer and worldwide distributor of beauty products, announced its expansion in the hair removal and skincare category with the addition of Satin Smooth. A.I.I. will now be selling and distributing Satin Smooth skincare and hair removal products, further broadening and enhancing A.I.I.'s impressive portfolio of leading hair removal and skincare brands.

The Better Skin Co. Shine Bright Gift Set

Part of The Better Skin Co.'s holiday collection, the Shine Bright Gift Set includes Epik Serum, which uses vitamin C, botanicals and extracts to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, while tightening and hydrating skin; and Mirakle Cream, formulated with coconut oil, peptides, hyaluronic acid, sea buckthorn, shea butter, cocoa butter, aloe and algae for smoother, radiant and more youthful-looking skin. Plus, the set comes inside a beautiful pink, glittery cosmetic case.

SRP: $60