LeBron President and CEO Debra Perelman said: Each reporting segment grew year-over-year and posted her highest adjusted first quarter EBITDA in six years. Revlon has a well-established focus on core, iconic brands and digital acceleration in key markets to drive long-term sustainable growth while protecting profitability and managing liquidity. We are running against our strategic plan. We will continue to dynamically manage our business as we navigate ongoing macroeconomic uncertainties. ”
Revlon segment net sales were $182.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, compared with $162 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021. , increased by $20.1 million, or 12.4%. The increase was due to higher net sales. Increased sales of Revlon Color Cosmetics in North America and, to a lesser extent, increased net sales of Revlon-branded professional hair care products in the international territories and increased net sales of Revlon Color Silks in North America. . This increase is primarily due to the volume retail channel, which continues to show signs of improvement due to the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and salon activity related to the gradual and/or temporary lifting of restrictions associated with it. due to an increase. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Elizabeth Arden segment net sales of $114.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, compared with $112.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021 , an increase of $2.7 million, or 2.4%. Higher net sales of Green Tea and White Tea fragrances in the international territories and higher net sales of other Elizabeth Arden branded fragrances partially offset by lower net sales of ceramides, primarily in North America it was done. The increase was largely due to an increase in travel retail business and signs of improvement in foot traffic at department stores and other retail outlets due to the impact of his ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Portfolio segment net sales of $99.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022 of $3.2 million, compared with $96 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021 , or an increase of 3.3%. Mitchum antiperspirant deodorant sales in international regions, Cutex net sales growth in both international regions and North America, CND nail products net sales growth in international regions, and Almay color cosmetics in North America increased net sales. Both the International region and North America saw net sales declines for certain local and regional skin care product brands. This increase is largely related to the retail channel continuing to show signs of improvement from the impact of his ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Fragrances segment net sales of $83.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022 of $8.6 million, compared with $74.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021 , or increased by 11.5%. Retailers are replenishing inventory levels, and e-commerce net sales and travel retail business are growing, mainly due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.