10-Mar-2008 - Estee Lauder has developed a beauty brand specifically for television retail in an attempt to achieve growth through alternative distribution channels.
10-Mar-2008 - US skin care company Sonya Dakar is reformulating its product range to be paraben and sulfate free as part of the company's 'eco-revolution'.
10-Mar-2008 - Leading brands have backed the first US organic standard developed specifically for the beauty industry to ensure the credibility of product claims.
07-Mar-2008 - Male grooming is motivated by work and social situations and related to ideas of status advancement; however attitudes vary across countries, according to a Beiersdorf survey.
06-Mar-2008 - The Personal Care Products Council (formerly the CTFA) reaffirmed it's commitment to consumer safety in its annual meeting held in Washington DC last week.
06-Mar-2008 - A proliferation of private standards for the natural and organic cosmetics industry in the US should mean a defining year for the industry, latest market research reveals.
05-Mar-2008 - The global skin care market is predicted to be worth $44.8bn by 2010, driven by an aging population, growing consumer affluence and the increasing importance of the emerging markets, according...
05-Mar-2008 - The continued growth in male grooming products, combined with the development of emerging markets is helping to further grow the world market for shaving products.
05-Mar-2008 - Boosted by strong domestic growth for personal care, Indian company Anchor Health and Beauty Care says it will be eyeing global soap and toothpaste brands as a key to further...
04-Mar-2008 - Revenues from marine biotechnology are projected to reach $3.78 bn by 2012 driven by interest from cosmeceutical, nutraceutical, medical and pharmaceutical industries.
04-Mar-2008 - Information Resources (IRI) and the NDP Group have joined forces to create what they claim to be the first cross-channel retail tracking product for the US beauty market.
03-Mar-2008 - Jan Marini Skin Research (JMSR) launches its transitions product promising to help against the acne breakouts and fine lines associated with older and aging skin.
03-Mar-2008 - Following the success of its racy cosmetics Playboy has signed a licensing agreement with Coty that will bring the iconic bunny to the male fragrance market.
03-Mar-2008 - Natural and organic supermarket Whole Foods Market has launched a body care standard to inform consumers of high quality, truly natural products.
03-Mar-2008 - Palomar Medical technologies has struck a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Procter & Gamble to market its technology for women's light-based hair removal, opening up possible new distribution channels.
28-Feb-2008 - A new range of topical vitamins designed to counteract skin aging have been released marking the launch of Vitivia, the aesthetic division of US-based JSJ Pharmaceuticals.
27-Feb-2008 - California-based EMK Products, which specializes in placenta-derived skin care products, has introduced a new face mask featuring a range of natural active ingredients.
27-Feb-2008 - A Canadian organisation offers North American producers organic and natural standards specifically designed for cosmetics and personal care products.
26-Feb-2008 - Eyelash enhancers have blurred the line between cosmetics and drugs landing two companies in a regulatory snare but La Canada Ventures has been careful to avoid trouble.
26-Feb-2008 - The member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have adopted International Fragrance Association (IFRA) standards in a move to facilitate trade of fragrance products with the...
26-Feb-2008 - A self-heating cleansing body wipe for use in hospitals and by consumers looking for hygiene on the move has been released by US-based Donovan Industries.
25-Feb-2008 - A light-based anti-wrinkle treatment produced by Light BioScience has been given the green light by the FDA, adding to a growing number of home treatments in this category.
22-Feb-2008 - As part of its ambitions to grow its brand footprint on a global basis, Germany-based Beiersdorf says it wants to up its investment for marketing and advertising in the US...
21-Feb-2008 - A new market report shows that the US market for baby care products grew by 5 percent in 2007 to reach $6.9bn - a figure that was propelled significantly by...
21-Feb-2008 - Chicago-based SBB plans to re-launch Salon Selectives and play on consumer awareness of the hair care brand to recapture its glory days of the 80s and 90s.