Beauty & Balance

By the Numbers: Softening Declines in the Mass Market

Mass-market color cosmetics was one of the hardest-hit categories in the coronavirus pandemic, but recent figures from IRI should that different segments are slowly rebounding. Eye makeup is inching back, and foundation and concealer showed lower decreases than previously tracked. Lip products, which have faced drops in sales and relevance in the era of the […]

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Granado Celebrates Its 150th Birthday

PARIS — Granado, Brazil’s oldest pharmacy brand, is marking its 150th birthday this year in more ways than one. There’s a commemorative book just published by Assouline that is chockablock with history and memorabilia. Find in it an advertisement dating from the 1950 FIFA World Cup featuring Brazil’s soccer team captain using Granado’s Antiseptic Powder […]

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L’Oréal to Sell Roger & Gallet Brand

PARIS — L’Oréal said Tuesday that it is in exclusive negotiations with the French investment holding concern Impala for the sale of the Roger & Gallet brand. This comes “following a strategic review regarding the best development options” for the French personal-care brand that was born with pharmacy fragrances, L’Oréal said in a statement. Roger […]