CVS Dives Into Beauty

It started last year with the removal of sun care items that had an SPF lower than 15. Next, they added more dermatologically-approved items. Last week CVS pledged to remove harsh chemicals from 600 of their own branded beauty products by 2019.

CVS: Not Your Mother’s Pharmacy

Close to 100 percent of beauty sales growth over the last few years has come from new items, said Alex Perez-Tenessa, CVS Vice President, Merchandising Manager, Beauty.

Korean Beauty Brands Find Home in Target

Alicia Yoon, Founder of K-Beauty retail platform, Peach & Lily, has curated a 13-item collection of Korean beauty brands for the retailer, signaling that the affinity for Korean beauty care has officially reached critical mass.

GCI: 5 Korean Beauty Brands You Need to Know Right Now

Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief, Global Cosmetic Industry, tapped K-beauty pro Alicia Yoon of Peach & Lily for her insights on the K-beauty brands that are shaking up beauty and creating a path for innovation. Here, Alicia’s top picks.