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Inolex opens new sales office in France

27-Jul-2017 - In a push to increase its presence in Paris, global cosmetic ingredient company Inolex has opened a new sales office in Paris, France.

IBE opens in NYC next month – prepare to be inspired by beauty

27-Jul-2017 - The leading independent cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance event returns to New York City this August for its third annual show. IBE 2017 promises to be even bigger and better...

Lubrizol and Essential Ingredients expand distribution partnership

25-Jul-2017 - The specialty chemical company and ingredients distributor have worked together here in the eastern States for 10 years, and now that relationship covers even more territory.

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H&M on sustainability: insights from the fashion industry

25-Jul-2017 - Sustainability continues to be a lead issue on the beauty industry agenda. We got a supply chain expert’s insight, via Malin Lundahl of H&M.

Strategic Solutions International debuts unprecedented beauty insights tool

20-Jul-2017 - At Cosmoprof North America this month, SSI CEO Romina Brown launched her company’s newest research platform, a cloud-based interface that provides not only the usual cosmetics and personal care figures...

Unilever is keeping ahead of its markets

20-Jul-2017 - In its half-year results, Unilever has revealed that it is enjoying profitable growth, keeping it ahead of its market with its profits jumping by a fifth.

Direct-to-consumer beauty startup Glossier targets Europe

19-Jul-2017 - Glossier is a US beauty startup that operates a direct-to-consumer distribution model: it is now making strides into the European market.

Kao boosts reputation for environmental, social and corporate excellence

18-Jul-2017 - The chemical and cosmetics company has been selected for the newly-established FTSE Blossom Japan Index and MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index.

Patricia Lopez joins High Ridge Brands as CEO

17-Jul-2017 - The personal care products company runs a global business from its headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, and supporting offices in Buena Park, California; Slough, UK; and Shenzhen, China. As of this...

BWX Limited acquires Mineral Fusion Natural Brands

12-Jul-2017 - The natural personal care and cosmetics brand was previously owned by private equity firm North Castle Partners. That firm often partners with beauty and currently owns the Palladio Beauty Group...

Susan L. Jurevics is the new president of Bare Escentuals Beauty

12-Jul-2017 - One week from Monday, Jurevics will take on her new role, according to an announcement from Shiseido Americas, which owns the Bare Escentuals brand. And if her executive track record...

Mary Kay’s newest market is Peru

11-Jul-2017 - The direst-sales cosmetics and personal care company announced late last week the addition of another Latin American country to its territory. As competitor brands in the channel leverage various strategies...

H&M Beauty enters Malaysia

11-Jul-2017 - Leading fashion and cosmetics brand, H&M, prepares to launch its beauty range in the Malaysian marketplace, after making a successful impact in Singapore.

Tracy Holland, CEO of HatchBeauty, honored as Entrepreneur of the Year

10-Jul-2017 - The annual award, given by Ernst & Young Global Limited, is one of several such awards the firm’s growth markets network gives regionally, nationally, and globally. Holland’s recognition comes in...

Amyris biotech facility to produce cosmetic ingredients for Asia

05-Jul-2017 - The company recently announced advanced plans to build a biorefinery in conjunction with the government of Queensland Australia. As part of that state’s Biofutures Acceleration Program, Amyris is set to...

Keystone Industries acquires Make Up My Cosmetics

29-Jun-2017 - It’s a matter of one contract manufacturer buying another. In this case, the cosmetics division of Keystone Research & Pharmaceutical specializes in nail polish and related products. And that company...

L’Oréal Canada’s new CMO Stéphanie Binette to take e-business to the next level

28-Jun-2017 - Binette’s leadership experience with the company recommends her for the role: It’s because of her prior work as general manager of the company’s consumer products brand L'Oréal Paris that that...

Personal care and cosmetics leaders take on unconscious bias against race and gender

26-Jun-2017 - It’s increasingly clear these days that the professional is the political. And a recent initiative known as the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion brings this fact into high relief....

Avon Products says this is the last leadership change, for now

22-Jun-2017 - This week the direct sales beauty company announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer. And in making the announcement, Avon Products assured investors, the industry, and the public...

Hourglass will become Unilever’s first color cosmetics brand

21-Jun-2017 - The personal care company announced on Tuesday that a deal has been struck to acquire the makeup brand Hourglass. It’s the latest in a string of Unilever acquisitions to bring...

The Estée Lauder Companies has made an investment in DECIEM Abnormal Beauty

20-Jun-2017 - The Canadian company is home to 16 skin care, cosmetics, personal care, grooming, and supplement brands. And Estée Lauder is looking to tap in to DECIEM's creativity and indie beauty...

Yes To gets $56 million from Viking Global Investors

20-Jun-2017 - The minority investment is a matter of course as the natural personal care company grows and its capitalization changes. As a natural beauty pacesetter, under the direction of CEO Ingrid...

Alex Keith steps up to lead P&G’s streamlined beauty business

19-Jun-2017 - Following last year’s divesture of dozens of brands, P&G still does a multibillion dollar business in beauty. And as of next month, Keith, who’s been with the company since 1989...

Perfume manufacturer Agilex Fragrance acquired by Firmenich

15-Jun-2017 - Once a part of Firmenich, the New Jersey – based perfume and fragrance maker will continue to focus on serving mid-sized companies and on decreasing speed-to-market.

Is Sheri McCoy on the verge of retiring from Avon?

15-Jun-2017 - Several reputable business news outlets are speculating as much based on an item that ran in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. The direct-sales beauty company certainly has had its share of...

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