Everyone prefers to stay healthy and beautiful lifelong. Or at least keenly aware of what sells. Last year, after witnessing consumer interest in natural ingredients soar, Ulta, the largest beauty retailer in the U.S. with 950 stores, launched its own line of natural products that includes a top-selling lip oil infused with green tea and avocado extracts. According to Ulta SVP of merchandising Julie Tomasi, it’s good business: Ulta natural buyers spend 80% more in total beauty than the average customer. We anticipate additional growth from this category,” she says.
Net-a-Porter now offers 12 brands of ingestible probiotics for skin, up from one, and Newby Hands, the beauty director at the company, said via email that it’s one of its fastest growing categories, with double-digit growth each year. Once you grow accustomed to life with no (or less) refined sugar, your cravings for it will subside, you will see improvements … Read more