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Jennifer Famiano

Manager, Industry Analyst - Beauty


Jennifer Famiano, Manager and Skincare Analyst 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

Aug 21, 2018
Beauty
Hair Gets Social

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
Beauty
From K to J Beauty

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
Beauty
The Gift of Great Skin

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
Beauty
Where is the Luxe?

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

Jun 28, 2017
Beauty
The New Age

Recently, my mother broke both of her wrists and had casts from her hands to her elbows for two months.

Feb 13, 2017
Beauty
A Cleaner Approach to Natural Skincare

Growing up in New York City I had access to many things the common teenager did not. Around the corner from my apartment was the city’s first Whole Foods Market.

Nov 28, 2016
Beauty
Mass Customization

I might be aging myself here, but I can clearly remember my first trip to a certain Bloomingdale’s counter where a prestige brand custom mixed makeup products.

Jun 28, 2016
Beauty
Skincare, Edited

Social media has changed not only how we live, but how we shop.

Mar 30, 2016
Beauty
Let’s Play

When I was a little girl, I remember watching my mother’s cleansing ritual with such awe.

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