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Jennifer Famiano

Jennifer Famiano

Manager and Beauty Industry Analyst, Skincare - Beauty
@therealjfam

Jennifer Famiano, Manager and Beauty Industry Analyst, Skincare at The NPD Group, is an expert in the prestige skincare category. Prior to joining the Beauty team, Jennifer delivered strategic analyses to beauty retail partners using her unique insight as not only a fan of the category, but someone who has also worked for cosmetic manufacturers.

 Prior to joining The NPD Group in 2006, Jennifer spent several years working at Clarins and Shiseido, and has been able to use this experience to dive into the data and find opportunity, strengthen leadership positions, and understand trends in the market.



Recent Posts


Oct 1, 2019

As consumers voice concerns over ingredient safety, clinical brands that are making public statements on clean ingredients are growing by a combined +100 percent. Such brands are creating products that forgo harmful synthetics, while maintaining their clinical ethos.

Jul 31, 2019

At major music events like Coachella, festival-goers want to be camera-ready at all times. Savvy retailers are marketing to this audience, and sales of specialty hair products such as glittery and holographic hair gel rose this year in the week leading up to the festival.

Aug 21, 2018

Hair care is the smallest piece of the U.S. prestige beauty market, but growing at more than twice the rate. While makeup and skincare have been changed to the greatest extent because of social media, hair is joining in with brands including Olaplex and Playa.

May 22, 2018

Innovative formats, funky ingredients and playful products are hallmarks of K-Beauty, but another country that boasts time-tested rituals and ingredients has been on the industry’s mind recently: Japan.

Nov 28, 2017

Traditionally, skincare has not been the most giftable beauty category. Aside from me, not many dream of opening a holiday present to reveal a cleanser and moisturizer in a pretty package.

Sep 29, 2017

Within skincare, there has historically been a point of difference not only between mass and prestige, but also between prestige and luxury.

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