04-Oct-2007 - Students at California State University are pushing for a fragrance free policy, responding to growing concerns of multiple chemical sensitivity.
03-Oct-2007 - Following last month's HBA show in New York, the organizers of the global expo claim that the key buying audience attending the show increased significantly, while attendance of the conference...
02-Oct-2007 - Beiersdorf will pay €269.45m for an 85 per cent stake in China-based C-Bons Hair Care as the cosmetics giant looks to penetrate deeper into the fast growing market.
01-Oct-2007 - Eco-friendly packaging specialist Plantic will soon be entering the US market as part of a development, marketing and branding agreement with chemical firm DuPont.
01-Oct-2007 - There are 383 cosmetic products on the US market that contain ingredients banned in other countries, according to a new survey by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
01-Oct-2007 - Proctor & Gamble (P&G) has filed a lawsuit against a competitor in the electric toothbrush market, the same week it released its own high tech product.
28-Sep-2007 - A new study, conducted under the European trade association Colipa, better approximates consumer exposure to cosmetics products.
27-Sep-2007 - Growing concern about global warming and ecological issues is prompting consumers to seek out cosmetics that are both natural and environmentally-friendly. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Weleda executives to explore the challenges...
27-Sep-2007 - The children's personal care product market continues to grow with the launch of eleven natural and organic products for youngsters.
26-Sep-2007 - As Hispanic consumers in the United States integrate, they are less likely to remain loyal to specific brands, according to The Nielsen Company.
26-Sep-2007 - Environmental concerns and a regulatory crackdown are likely to hit sales of natural personal care products, according to Euromonitor.
26-Sep-2007 - Dow Corning has released a new range of four multifunctional cosmetics powders to help manufacturers meet the needs of the ever-demanding cosmetics consumer.
25-Sep-2007 - The direct sales firm Oriflame is looking to tap into the market for professionally endorsed perfumes with a new collection inspired by gemstones.
24-Sep-2007 - Putting pressure on personal care firms, retail giant Wal-Mart today announced it will ask suppliers to measure and report greenhouse gas emissions incurred in the making of certain products.
20-Sep-2007 - The 15th annual HBA show opened its doors in New York City on Tuesday, with organizers estimating that visitor numbers were up 5 percent on the first day.
20-Sep-2007 - Sex and perfume have always been natural bedfellows, but in recent years sexually orientated fragrance advertising has become more explicit and pushed its way into unexpected territory.
20-Sep-2007 - The cosmetics industry needs to abandon products promising perfection and focus on enhancement as a cross cultural study reveals that the vast majority of women want to look natural.
19-Sep-2007 - Procter and Gamble today came into conflict with the FDA over what the agency called the "unlawful" marketing and labeling of a Vicks branded soap, which the company claims fights...
19-Sep-2007 - A US company specialising in vegan cosmetics plans to use sustainable ingredients in its products and packaging, a move it claims to be unprecedented in the industry.
18-Sep-2007 - Male skin care is the fastest growing product category in the industry as men seek to get ahead at work by looking professional, a recent study has found.
18-Sep-2007 - Global sales of natural and organic cosmetics are escalating thanks to increased investment from top players, and the mainstreaming of once-niche products.
17-Sep-2007 - As the number of cosmetic products using nanotechnology multiply, leading scientists have criticized government for failing to develop an adequate strategy for managing the health and environmental risks posed by...
17-Sep-2007 - Market saturation within the North American natural and organic sector is pushing manufacturers to obtain organic and natural certification for their products, according to a recent report.
17-Sep-2007 - The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation is to meet for the first time in Belgium at the end of September, in order to identify ways to help synchronize the international...
13-Sep-2007 - The upcoming HBA Regulatory Summit will fight for greater global unity by bringing together international representatives from industry, government and academia.