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Ginkgo Bioworks and Prospect Bio team up to speed ingredient development

19-Oct-2016 - The biotech company will have new tech tools, thanks to this deal, and as a result be able to expand its bio-engineering capabilities for clients in fragrance, cosmetics, and beyond.

Green Biologics expands in Europe with distribution deal

19-Oct-2016 - The US division of Green Biologics has signed a distribution deal that will see its Personal Care Intermediates distributed throughout the EU.

Personal care ingredient and packaging companies among top P&G suppliers of 2016

18-Oct-2016 - This week Procter & Gamble announced its annual list of top performing supply partners and a second, longer list of companies recognized with The External Business Partner Excellence Award.

JAKKS Pacific Acquires skin care and color cosmetics brand C’est Moi

18-Oct-2016 - The toy and kids consumer product company has opted to diversify its business a bit by adding makeup to its product portfolio. For C’est Moi the deal is a chance...

Korean Leaders Cosmetics team up to market sun care products

18-Oct-2016 - Leaders Cosmetics, a global leader in facial masks and skincare products, has joined the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) as an official marketing partner.

Cosmetic Enterprises, Ltd. to open second personal care manufacturing facility

17-Oct-2016 - The California – based private label beauty maker has bought land and an existing building in a neighboring state and may begin production there as early as next summer.

Elé Corporation names new distributor for personal care ingredients in the eastern states

17-Oct-2016 - The specialty chemical maker is hosting a booth at the upcoming IFSCC and will be using the occasion to inform new and prospective Elé customers about its latest US distribution...

Cosmetic ingredient maker Polykon clears land for new US manufacturing facility

13-Oct-2016 - Wednesday, the company hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking at the White Oak Technology Park near Richmond, Virginia, and is on track to begin shipping ingredients to the likes of L’Oréal and...

Bellami Hair acquires Mirabella Beauty

13-Oct-2016 - Bellami is aiming to become “one of the leading beauty brands in the world,” and the acquisition of color cosmetics company Mirabella is one small part of the plan, which...

New Avon expands into categories beyond cosmetics and personal care

13-Oct-2016 - Next year, the North American direct-sales beauty company is launching a new business unit. And just this week New Avon announced the hire of Anjana Srivastava, who will lead the...

South Korea innovates global face mask market

13-Oct-2016 - With the K-beauty phenomenon continuing to be an explosive trend, one Korean-based face mask brand is set to transform the skin care market in the US.

Farouk Systems strengthens hair care partnership with Korea’s LG H&H

12-Oct-2016 - The two companies already collaborate, but a new deal lets Farouk and LG H&H advance manufacturing and distribution internationally.

Indena's sourcing program recognized with sustainability award

12-Oct-2016 - A recent award given to botanical ingredient supplier Indena validates what the company has been striving to do for a number of years: To do good while doing well.

willa skin care acquired

11-Oct-2016 - Origami Owl bought the tween, teen, and young women’s brand late last month to extend the company’s social selling business into personal care and cosmetics.

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H&M drives sustainability efforts

06-Oct-2016 - With the announcement that H&M hopes to launch a sustainable make-up line, natural and organic development is high on the global leader’s agenda.

Private label cosmetics manufacturer acquired by Capvis

05-Oct-2016 - Gotha Cosmetics, a private label cosmetics manufacturer, has been acquired by private equity firm Capvis.

At P&G, over 15 beauty and personal care brands remain

04-Oct-2016 - Coty has completed the acquisition of 41 P&G brands. But that CPG company still owns many big names in beauty and has plans to remain a market leader with advancing...

Key green acquisitions

04-Oct-2016 - Following Unilever’s purchase of Seventh Generation, which marks the latest in a series of green acquisitions, we take a look at the latest mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific and why...

Fragrance brand Puig buys stake in Brazil naturals player Granado

03-Oct-2016 - Puig, one of the most significant independent global fragrance players, has taken a minority stake in Granado, a Brazil-based storied pharmacy and owner of naturals brand Phebo.

As of today, Coty is the world’s third-largest beauty company

03-Oct-2016 - Having now completed the acquisition of P&G’s specialty beauty business, which doubled the company’s annual revenue, Coty takes its place as a global leader in fragrance, color cosmetics, and professional...

Coty joins S&P 500 and investors like it

29-Sep-2016 - Coty has been added to the Standard & Poor’s 500, an announcement that drew applause from the investment world and sent stock prices on the up.

Lush chips in to tackle food waste

29-Sep-2016 - Beauty brand Lush has donated £50,000 to a campaign to tackle food waste and hunger in London.

Estée Lauder announces executive shake up at GlamGlow

28-Sep-2016 - Twenty months after acquiring GlamGlow, the Estée Lauder Companies has restructured its executive leadership in a bid to keep the skin care brand buzzing.

Cargill eyes expansion of its personal care business

27-Sep-2016 - Agrofood giant Cargill is aiming to expand its footprint in the cosmetics and personal care arena, and has announced a new leader to head up the global team.

Big changes on the horizon for L’Oréal device brand Clarisonic

22-Sep-2016 - This week the cosmetics company filed documents with the Washington State government and issued a statement, making it clear that production of the company’s face and body cleaning devices will...

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