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Colorbar expands into fragrance category

The cosmetics brand Colorbar, which is known for its retail kiosk operations, has expanded its product offerings. The brand has launched a range of fragrances created in Paris.

The range presently offers two fragrances including L’amour and Reveur, signifying a state of mind, and a way of looking at life. Continue reading Colorbar expands into fragrance category

Lotus Herbals opens 2 exclusive outlets; aims 20 in current fiscal

The natural care brand, Lotus Herbals, has entered the Indian retail arena with the launch of its two exclusive brand outlet (EBO) in NCR, the first at Great India Place Mall, Noida and the second at IGI Airport, New Delhi. With the new stores, the brand aims to increase visibility and offer enhanced customer experience.

In this exclusive shopping zone, the Lotus EBO is surrounded by premium lifestyle and luxury brands and is open 24 * 7, allowing customers to do the last minute shopping before departing for their journeys. The outlets reflects the brand’s modern aesthetics with the focus on color palette, visuals and mood boards that enhance the brand experience.

Lotus, going further, will expand its presence across high end malls, high streets and airports, across key metros in India. In the near future, Lotus Herbals plans to open more exclusive stores in Delhi & Mumbai and has set a target of opening 20 EBOs in the current financial year.

Elaborating on the launch, Nitin Passi, Director, Lotus Herbals, says, “It has been our endeavor to provide the Indian consumer the finest natural care products that are free of harsh chemicals and preservatives. The objective of our retail foray is to provide our consumers the right brand experience and make our entire range of products available under one roof.”

Bang On Time! Snapdeal launches Wedding Store online

One of India’s largest marketplace, Snapdeal, launches Wedding Store online. Must say, what could have been a better time to leverage than now to launch which will gain great traction during festive and wedding season.

With this Snapdeal will also satiate a particular shopping need which is a lifetime event in itself. So if you are looking for products for Bachelorette/Bachelors to your wedding and reception, the store ensures you to offer almost everything. Interestingly, the products have been segregated according to the need of a particular ceremony for both men and women.

The products are available across categories including footwear, clothing, accessories, jewellery, perfumes, cosmetics and others. The brands available include Bluestone, Carlton London, Chhabra 555, Lancome, L’Oreal Paris, Ethnic Jewels, Bobbi Brown and others.  Moreover, some brands are running special offer to promote the store and stir the wedding shopping online. The question is are consumers ready to shop online for their wedding, I think we still love the traditional way when it comes to wedding? Maybe a workable option for ones who are running out of time.

One more suggestion, kindly make product pictures more sharper, they look pixelated!

Sephora to soon end ties with Genesis Colors; in talks with DLF Brands for tie-up

The French luxury cosmetics retailer, Sephora, is reported to soon end its ties with Genesis Colors, as LVMH owned L Capital plans to exit Genesis Colors.  Sephora is in talks with DLF Brands for partnering in India.

It was in late September this year that L Capital had asked Genesis Colors to buy out its 40 per cent stake in Genesis Luxury or sell the marketing arm altogether. Genesis Luxury holds brands including Jimmy Choo, Giorgio Armani and others.

Infact, Genesis has been asked to get its accounts audited by the ‘Big Four’ audit companies in the country.


“10 Must Haves” this weekend – Beauty & Wellness Special (Week 7)

This week, keeping in mind the upcoming festive and wedding season, we bring to you some of the selective beauty and wellness products. Some must haves for your vanity this season.

Here’s wishing a beautiful you!

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Enjoy nail service offers with you GFs

Looking at pampering yourself along with your girlfriends? Why not try some nail services with them. NailSpa Experience at Linking Road, Khar is offering a special offer flat 40 percent discount on all nail treatments starting from 1 August and 5  August.

Just enter the spa, relax and let their professionals work on your nails.


Available at: Linking Road, Kusum Kunj Bldg., Next to Guess Showroom, Khar (W), Mumbai –  400052Telephone: 022-65324444

VLCC to open 100 stores; to enter functional foods and neutraceuticals segment

Business of beauty will never fade away, this shows well as brands unveil their expansion plans in terms of presence or new product launches at regular intervals. Indians have become more and more conscious about the way they look coming out of the “ghar ke nushke”.

One such brand which has announced its plans to be available across a larger number cities is the wellness and beauty company VLCC. Founded by Vandana Luthra, the company will open 100 new outlets in both domestic and international markets, including Africa. It will be a two year plan that the company is implementing with an investment of Rs 200 crore.

vlccPhoto via: http://www.thenational.ae

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CavinKare appoints Kajal Agarwal as brand ambassador for Green Trends

CavinKare, one of India’s leading FMCG player, has signed up the actress Kajal Agarwal as the brand ambassador for its chain of salons, Green Trends.


The unisex chain of salons, will be the first brand in its category to launch a TVC which feature the actress. Continue reading CavinKare appoints Kajal Agarwal as brand ambassador for Green Trends

CITBAC Certification for NR’s School of Beauty

Nirmal Randhawa’s School Of Beauty is now certified by CIBTAC (The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology), a leading awarding body, the education arm of BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology), a not-for-profit organization.  The certification ensures that the school offers one of the best training and knowledge but also provide employment to deserving students. Continue reading CITBAC Certification for NR’s School of Beauty