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.
21-Feb-2008 - Three leading personal care companies have been fined a total of €37m by German competition regulators for colluding to artificially increase prices.
20-Feb-2008 - Chilli peppers are the latest in the fight against skin aging according to SiCap, which claim the ingredient helps the skin absorb active ingredients.
20-Feb-2008 - Mary Kay has launched a skin whitening range to spearhead its expansion efforts in the booming Indian cosmetics market.
19-Feb-2008 - Professional personal care products will gain ground as an alternative to cosmetic surgery in the ongoing fight against skin aging, says Datamonitor.
19-Feb-2008 - French oral care brand Elgydium has announced a distribution agreement that will see its toothpaste on the shelves of leading drug stores throughout the US.
19-Feb-2008 - With nanotechnology being incorporated into an increasing number of personal care products, a new body has been established to investigate the potential risks it may pose to the environment and...
19-Feb-2008 - Beauty consumers are faced with an increasingly complex and confusing web of conflicting information. Cutting through the confusion and reaching the customer will be high on the agenda of the...
18-Feb-2008 - Sales in the luxury beauty industry in the US grew steadily in 2007 with make-up leading the way and fragrances bringing up the rear, according to an NDP Group market report.
14-Feb-2008 - Technologies and trends that are poised to hit the cosmetics industry such as stem cell applications and ancient herbal remedies will be tackled at this year's HBA Spring Conference.
13-Feb-2008 - Focusing on sustainable sourcing of cosmetics and fragrance ingredients is a win-win situation benefiting both the company and the environment, says Conservation International.
13-Feb-2008 - More research is needed on the effect of palm oil plantations on biodiversity in order to inform conservation practices, say researchers from the University of Cambridge.