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New skin care range harness benefits of the Rooibos plant

19-Feb-2007 - The health benefits of the South African Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) plant are now being harnessed and used in a new skin care line being launched in the booming natural and...

HBA reborn with ingredients focus

15-Feb-2007 - The Health & Beauty America Expo, part of the market provider group, CMP, is to be reborn, featuring more of an emphasis on cosmetics ingredients and encompassing the marketing, naturals...

Brazilian beauty companies continue to boom

15-Feb-2007 - Brazilian cosmetic and personal care companies reported that their sales grew by 12.3 per cent in 2006, boosted by the continued strength of the domestic market, together with interest in natural-based products.

Cosmetics line claims to be first to use grape seed extracts

15-Feb-2007 - Honing in on its antioxidant properties, the 29 cosmetics line claims to be the world's first comprehensive cosmetic collection containing grape seed extract, with the aim of protecting and repairing...

New product launch fuels trend for lighter skin

14-Feb-2007 - Independent US cosmetics player Aromaleigh has launched a new foundation range aimed at female consumers with pale skin – in a bid to capitalize on the current backlash against the...

Hyalynx partners with natural ingredients manufacturer

14-Feb-2007 - Hyalynx, a developer and marketer of value-added products for the cosmetics industry, has announced a partnership with natural ingredients manufacturer Ash Ingredients, in a move that aims to leverage capabilities...

Rising incidence of diabetes could give way to new skin care lines

14-Feb-2007 - The explosion in the number of people suffering from diabetes and related symptoms is leading to a surge in demand for products that treat dry skin conditions related to the...

Peak and trough sales for sunless tanners

12-Feb-2007 - Sales of sunless tanning products fell markedly last year, characterizing an erratic sales pattern since 2002 that may have been exacerbated by the mixed message many products in the category...

Dove targets older women

12-Feb-2007 - First of all Unilever's Dove brand was used to target everyday women of all shapes, sizes and ages. Now the company is fine-tuning its marketing campaign to tap into the...

Skin care company branches out into anti-aging hair care

08-Feb-2007 - Anti-aging skin care, currently the biggest driving force for industry growth, is now branching out into the hair care segment, as the latest launch from California-based Jan Marini Skin Research...

Natural ingredients drive self-tan market

07-Feb-2007 - Cosmetic manufacturers hoping to capitalise on consumer desire for darker skin in the run up to the summer season are launching self-tan lines that incorporate fruit and flower extracts -...

Brand Audit points out shortfalls in new footcare line

07-Feb-2007 - A Brand Audit by California-based Grayson Associates finds that a newly launched footcare line has a number of shortfalls, including poorly labeled packaging and the lack of a 'star product'.

P&G underlines oral care link with wellness

05-Feb-2007 - Procter & Gamble, makers of Crest and Oral-B, has partnered with Scientific American magazine in a move that underlines its aim to emphasize the growing link between oral care products...

Further evidence points to caffeine as hair saver

05-Feb-2007 - Caffeine has been marketed for some time as a potential hair tonic and restorative by German company Alpecin Cosmetics, but new scientific research suggests that the company may really be...

Beauty aid tackles hairline dye problem

05-Feb-2007 - Cincinnati-based Ingenuity Products claims it is filling one of the biggest voids in the cosmetics market with the launch of its Skin Shield Wand - a cream designed to tackle...

Intercharm 2007 to focus on growth in Russian market

01-Feb-2007 - The annual global beauty event Intercharm, held in Russia, will this year act as a platform to highlight on the continued growth and potential of the Russian cosmetics market.

Will in-flight cosmetic sales make a comeback?

30-Jan-2007 - A new European Commission regulation that intends to reduce airport traffic could threaten sales of premium cosmetics and fragrances in airport lounges - but could make way for an upsurge...

Bioponic supplies ingredients for Hawaiian skin care line

29-Jan-2007 - Bioponic Phytoceuticals has reached an agreement with Hawaiin skin care specialist Malie to supply ingredients and formulations for a new line of facial tonics.

Anti-aging skin care line hones in on Hawaiian botanicals

25-Jan-2007 - Organic botanicals indigenous to Hawaii have been combined with the latest advances in skin care science to create a ground-breaking skin care serum that promotes healthy, younger looking skin.

Hand sanitizer targets Asian governments in fight against bird flu

25-Jan-2007 - Stressing the importance of sanitary work practices, US company Skinvisible is launching a targeted marketing campaign for its antimicrobial hand sanitizer lotion as part of the battle to help prevent...

Cosmoprof Shanghai launch pad for Cosi's attack on China

23-Jan-2007 - Swedish direct sales cosmetics company, Oriflame, has continued with plans to make its mark on the Sri Lankan beauty market with the recent launch of a new cosmetics range aimed...

Asian bacteriostatic skin care line hits the US

22-Jan-2007 - The quest for cosmetic and personal care products that are natural-based and free of harsh chemical preservatives has led one cosmetic start-up to develop a line of skin care products...

Dermazone gears up to cosmeceutical contract manufacturing

22-Jan-2007 - Florida-based Dermazone Solutions says that recent investment and expansion has resulted in state-of-the-art cosmeceutical contract manufacturing and development facilities that aim to tap into significant market growth.

MAC taps into consumer desire for realistic role models

19-Jan-2007 - MAC Cosmetics is to tap into the growing trend for products aimed at the older female baby boomer generation with the launch of a new cosmetics range in collaboration with...

Avon reprimanded over misleading ad campaign

18-Jan-2007 - Direct sales giants Avon has been reprimanded by the UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) over a misleading advertising campaign for an anti-aging face cream that claimed to be a 'face...

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