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Crown Labs Spreads Out, GSK Narrows Focus In OTC Skin Care Brand Deal

GSK further narrows consumer health focus with sale to Crown Labs of North American distribution rights for PanOxyl acne wash, Sarna anti-itch lotion, Zeasorb anti-fungal product, Desenex athlete’s foot treatment and Mineral Ice pain-relieving gel. Deals also helps UK pharma pay for its $5.1bn acquisition of oncology drug firm Tesaro.

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Strange Bedfellows: P&G To Launch Herbal Essences Shampoos With ‘EWG Verified’ Mark

The consumer goods giant’s patronage of the Environmental Working Group’s ‘EWG Verified’ program could be a case of “If you can’t beat them, join them.” P&G says the mark will serve to reassure consumers that the Herbal Essences products meet the clean beauty standards of “very tough critics.”

Beauty Advertising, Marketing & Sales

CoverGirl Introduces Full Spectrum Makeup As ‘Fenty Effect’ Continues To Resonate

“Understanding that inclusivity goes far beyond shade ranges, Full Spectrum was developed with the unique shade AND skin needs of multicultural women in mind,” according to a Coty/CoverGirl rep. The line is available now at Ulta.com, with a wider rollout planned for February 2019.

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Petite ‘N Pretty Makeup For Kids As Young As Four? Opportunity Could Be Worth The Static

The Los Angeles-area startup is taking heat for its name, messaging and apparent target audience, consisting of kids as young as four or five, particularly those with an Instagram following. The brand’s critics acknowledge that child influencers are an undeniable reality, and as Petite ‘N Pretty attests, they’re both highly effective and affordable.

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Edgewell’s Q4 Reflects Ongoing Men’s Shave Challenges, REACH Sun-Care Reformulation

Despite positive impacts from its Hydro 5 Sense and Intuition f.a.b. razor launches, Edgewell’s global Wet Shave business declined in the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2018. The firm remains focused on slashing costs, an effort that wasn’t helped by a Q4 charge related to REACH ingredient substitution.

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Revlon Announces Cost-Cutting Plan; CoverGirl’s Flagship Store; More Cosmetics News In Brief

Revlon responds to continued net losses with a cost-cutting plan, which will include headcount reductions; Coty is optimistic that CoverGirl momentum, including the launch of a flagship store in Times Square, will help buoy its struggling Consumer Beauty business. Meanwhile, L’Oreal/La Roche-Posay introduces a wearable UV sensor, and IFF-LMR promotes its vegan-certified natural extracts.

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Lauder Q1: Firm Discusses China Tariff Uncertainties, Imminent Clinique Customization Launch

The firm is confident that prestige beauty demand in China will remain a constant, translating to double-digit growth over the long term, but it’s taking a prudent approach to guidance in light of possible tariff impacts, among other unknowns. Lauder’s first-quarter sales totaled $3.52bn, up 11% in organic terms.

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