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Could a dental brace prove to be the next big thing in anti-ageing?

24-May-2006 - A London-based dentist is claiming that a specially-developed brace can make people look up to 20 years younger, just by wearing it for a few minutes a day.

Brazil set to be world's third largest beauty market by 2007

23-May-2006 - Strong growth in sales of beauty products continues to see the Brazilian market powering away. In 2005 the market grew at 34.2 per cent to become the world's fourth largest...

Skin care sponsorship extends to males

23-May-2006 - Lancome has taken the brave step of becoming one of the first major cosmetics companies to sponsor a leading male star to promote male skin care products.

Self-tanning category set to be turned on its head

22-May-2006 - A new approach to self-tanning is revolutionising the category in the UK. Johnson's Holiday Skin self-tanning body lotion was launched last year but has already carved out a significant niche...

L'Oreal signs older stars to promote anti-aging lines

18-May-2006 - Tapping into the growing market for products aimed specifically at the older female baby boomer, L'Oreal has signed up veteran Hollywood actresses Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda to promote new...

Janson Beckett launches natural lip plumper

16-May-2006 - In line with growth demand for more natural and less invasive alternatives to cosmetic procedures and surgery, Janson Beckett Cosmeceuticals has launched BeautiFull Lips, a lip plumper claimed to provide...

Luxury cosmetics spend still on the up, but confidence is shaky

16-May-2006 - Despite fears over the price of oil and the shaky state of the US dollar on the international money market, luxury cosmetics and fragrances are still proving to be a...

NutraIngredients.com wins food industry award

15-May-2006 - NutraIngredients.com has been named Website of the Year in the prestigious 2006 Business Food and Drink Journalism awards.

Scams pose threat to direct sales in China

12-May-2006 - The resumption of direct sales in the fast-growing China market is providing big names such as Avon, Amway and Oriflame with plenty of opportunity, but it seems that, with its...

Valeant launches combined anti-aging and sunscreen line

09-May-2006 - Valeant Pharmaceuticals has launched two new products that combine comprehensive moisturizing properties with an SPF 30 sunscreen, tapping into the growing market for increasingly comprehensive multi-functional products that provide prevention...

The simple solution to meeting consumer demands

21-Apr-2006 - Meeting consumer demands is surely the most crucial ingredient to success in the personal care industry. Currently health and well-being, anti-aging and both the male and mature markets are the...

Carolina launches new medicated makeup range

21-Apr-2006 - In the US, Carolina Pharmacy Systems has unveiled its Meds in Makeup range ofproducts formulated to meet the specific requirements of individuals suffering from skin conditions such as acne, rosacea,...

Benefit Cosmetics to be sold through Amazon

20-Apr-2006 - Benefit Cosmetics, a subsidiary of luxury group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has signed a deal with Amazon to sell its cosmetics products online in the US and UK markets.

Dove launches premium hair care line

19-Apr-2006 - Unilever is building on the success of its Dove megabrand with the launch of a series of prestige hair care products backed up with a professional hair care hotline, a...

Sales of prestige beauty products hit a new high

19-Apr-2006 - Anti-aging and celebrity endorsements are continuing to fuel a significant rise in sales of prestige beauty products in the US, with the make-up segment providing the main driving force in...

Oriflame sets sights on Eastern Europe

18-Apr-2006 - Sweden-based direct sales player Oriflame says it will continue to focus its plans for sustained growth on Eastern Europe and Mediterranean regions, following the publication of its 2005 financial report.

PCITX conference lifts lid on new technologies

14-Apr-2006 - The PCITX mid-year conference is set to open its doors in New York City next week with a series of presentations that will discuss the latest progress for ingredients together...

Anti-ageing patches are here!

13-Apr-2006 - A partnership between an Israeli and a South Korean company has come up with what is claimed to be a first - anti-ageing patches that target specific areas of the...

The key word on everyone's lips - Innovation

13-Apr-2006 - At last week's In-Cosmetics event there was one word that seemed to dominate amidst all the new product launches, trend surveys and general hype. That word was innovation and it...

UK women spend big to look better

12-Apr-2006 - Following in the steps of US women, their beauty-conscious British counterparts are spending a whopping £3,000 (€4,300) a year on beauty products and treatments, with 81 per cent of women...

Estee Lauder sells stila cosmetics brand

12-Apr-2006 - Estee Lauder Companies has sold the stila color cosmetics brand to Stila Corp, an affiliate of Florida-based equity firm Sun Capital Partners, in a move that aims to concentrate on...

Barcelona proves a winning venue for In-Cosmetics

10-Apr-2006 - The organisers of this year's In-Cosmetics event claim that show attendance rose 67 per cent in the first two days compared to last year's event in Berlin - figures that...

PandG files suit against oral firm for toothbrush patent rights

06-Apr-2006 - Procter & Gamble (P&G) has filed a lawsuit against a manufacturer of oral care products for infringing on patents held by its Braun brand.

Arden to launch celebrity fragrance- again

06-Apr-2006 - Elizabeth Arden is to team up with singer Mariah Carey for the launch of a new line of fragrances. The announcement comes just a few weeks after the company's shares...

In-Cosmetics 2006 opens its doors in Barcelona

04-Apr-2006 - Today marks the opening of this year's In-Cosmetics show. The next three days will see some frantic activity as exhibitors and industry professionals from all over the world clamber through...

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