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Ann S. Plimpton will soon be the new board chair at Inolex

17-Aug-2017 - As the specialty ingredients company positions its business squarely in the cosmetics and personal care industry, the announcement of a new incoming board chair underscores the company’s new focus as...

Freeman Beauty acquisition signals intent to go global

16-Aug-2017 - Yellow Wood Partners just announced buying the personal care company and has plans to work with the existing senior management team at Freeman Beauty to expand business in current channels...

TerraVia files for bankruptcy as part of Corbion acquisition bid

14-Aug-2017 - California-based algae ingredients supplier Terravia has filed for bankruptcy as part of efforts to enable Corbion to acquire the troubled business.

Symrise enjoys strong half-year showing

11-Aug-2017 - Symrise has released its half-year results, and notes that it has increased sales in all segments and regions, and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry.

Acquisitions boost IFF fragrance results

10-Aug-2017 - IFF has reported strong growth for its second quarter results, with the fragrance side of the business benefiting from recent acquisitions and organic sales growth.

L’Oréal, Unilever and Henkel: spotlight on three beauty and personal care giants of Europe

10-Aug-2017 - We take a look at the latest from three of the leading personal care giants in Europe.

DuPont and Dow all set for huge merger

09-Aug-2017 - DuPont and Dow Chemical Company have confirmed that they are all set to complete on one of the biggest ever mergers in the history of the chemicals industry - a...

IMCD to acquire Canadian distributor Lomas

09-Aug-2017 - Netherlands-based IMCD ingredients distributor IMCD has confirmed that it is set to acquire the Canadian distributor Lomas.

Avon reveals details of CEO handover plan

09-Aug-2017 - On the back of disappointing second-quarter results, Avon has confirmed that current CEO, Sheri McCoy, is to step down in spring 2018.

Avon struggles continue as losses mount

08-Aug-2017 - In a continuation of its recent poor performances, Avon again announced a quarterly loss with its most recent, second-quarter statement.

Marico builds ethnic hair portfolio with Isoplus acquisition

07-Aug-2017 - Indian consumer personal care group, Marico, adds South African ethnic hair styling collection, Isoplus, to its growing portfolio.

Colorescience announces new funding and new board member

02-Aug-2017 - The beauty brand, known for its color products that function like skin care and sell primarily in the pro channel, has just completed a series C funding round and is...

Azelis builds Australia and New Zealand profile with Chemcolor acquisition

02-Aug-2017 - Speciality chemical distributor and supplier, Azelis, makes inroads in the Oceanic cosmetics region with its purchase of manufacturer and formulations supplier, Chemcolor.

Beautycounter’s newest board member is a Unilever executive

01-Aug-2017 - The ‘safer skin care and cleaner cosmetics’ company announced today that John Replogle will join the board of Counter Brands, the parent company of Gregg Renfrew’s Beautycounter.

Trilogy enters into ownership deal with Lanocorp

01-Aug-2017 - Scented candle and beauty product manufacturer, Trilogy, is set to purchase a controlling share of Australian and New Zealand natural skin care cosmetics competitor, Lanocorp.  

Skin care ingredient maker Croda invests in Cutitronics

31-Jul-2017 - The deal with tech company Cutitronics is about more than just skin care devices and personalized product recommendations. It’s an expertise exchange and an opportunity for Croda to be a...

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.

Exclusive interview

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...

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