Beauty Store Business magazine - March, 2019

skin care

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

Zaman Skincare Sleeping Beauty Serum

Zaman Skincare's new Sleeping Beauty Serum improves the skin as you sleep. It combines potent black cumin seed oil, which contains nourishing essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, with organic vitamin C. Use this night oil for softer, luminous and more visibly youthful skin. Vitamin C helps reduce the appearance of pores and wrinkles, as well as improves the signs of aging, fine lines, uneven texture, age spots and dryness.

SRP: $80

For more information, visit zamanskincare.com.

New Online Target Beauty Studio Allows Guests to "Try On" Beauty Products

Target has taken another aggressive move to win over beauty consumers. With more than 1,000 beauty brands, Target has aimed to make online beauty shopping easier giving guests the opportunity to “try on” hundreds of cosmetics and chat via text with Beauty Concierge reps to field questions they may have. The retailer’s new augmented reality beauty experience is called Target Beauty Studio, which is available to use now on Target.com. Target partnered with Perfect Corp’s YouCam Makeup to make the real-time facial mapping technology available online.

Prestige Beauty Sales Up 9 Percent in Q1 2018

According to market research from the NPD Group, sales of prestige beauty products grew 9 percent (to $4.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2018 mostly due to the 14 percent rise in skincare sales (to $1.5 billion). Within skin care, toners/clarifiers rose 19 percent, eye and lip treatments rose 14 percent, face moisturizers rose 11 percent and age specialist products rose 13 percent—compared to the 4 percent decline experienced during the same period last year. The suncare segment experienced even greater growth, with sunscreen and self-tanner sales up 47 and 38 percent, respectively.