Bare Escentuals (Nasdaq: BARE) develops, markets and sells branded cosmetics, skin care and body care products under its i.d. bareMinerals, i.d., RareMinerals and namesake Bare Escentuals brands, and professional skin care products under its md formulations brand.
Founded in 1976, Bare Escentuals is a cosmetic company specializing in mineral-based cosmetics. They develop, market and sell branded cosmetics and skin care products primarily under our bareMinerals, RareMinerals, Buxom and md formulations brands worldwide. They utilize a distinctive marketing strategy and a multi-channel distribution model consisting of premium wholesale customers including Sephora, Ulta and select department stores; company-owned boutiques; spas and salons; home shopping television on QVC; infomercials; online shopping and international distributors.
Source: Bare Escentuals, Inc. May 8th, 2009 10-Q