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Estée Lauder delivers strong results, but is cautious on outlook

08-Feb-2016 - Estée Lauder has continued its strong run of financial results, reporting industry leading revenue growth for its second quarter on the back of like-for-like gains worldwide.

Elizabeth Arden records second quarter loss

08-Feb-2016 - Elizabeth Arden’s second quarter results missed Wall Street’s expectations and recorded a loss, as actual sales figures were hard hit by the strong dollar.

CEW Global Trends Report reveals data behind the advancing prestige cosmetics business

08-Feb-2016 - The event, held at the Harmonie Club on New York City’s Upper East Side last week, reviewed beauty industry sales, trends, and more from 2015 and forecast 2016, using facts and figures from both Nielsen and NPD. 

Galderma announces data-driven campaign on the genetics of facial aging

08-Feb-2016 - The skin care company’s Mom Genes initiative promises to spark a conversation among women about family-linked aging patterns. 

Researchers caution against the use of 4NP and similar chemicals

04-Feb-2016 - A HackensackUMC study consistently found hormone-disrupting chemicals in children and is calling for further research into how this relates to pediatric hormonal disorders and what can be done to limit exposure. 

Silk Therapeutics to launch in new personal care categories and move into retail

04-Feb-2016 - Last year the skin care company received a patent for its biotech silk protein ingredient, and now Silk Therapeutics has big plans for the millions of dollars raised during its just-closed series A2 financing round. 

ICMAD cosmetic regulatory forum focuses on building "bulletproof" products

03-Feb-2016 - As well as having a full agenda, this year’s ICMAD Technical/Regulatory Forum will focus on “Building a Bulletproof Product”.

Edgewell Personal care results hit by international exposure

03-Feb-2016 - The Edgewell Personal Care business stood up to some tough challenges during its first quarter, as sales were hit hard by international currency translations.

Skin care maker Dickinson’s Witch Hazel brings its history into the future

03-Feb-2016 - The legacy beauty brand celebrates its 150th anniversary this year and is launching an updated product line, aiming to preserve the company’s heritage and cater to today’s consumers at the same time. 

New research points to impact of microplastics on oyster farming

02-Feb-2016 - The environmental impact of microplastics has forced legislators worldwide to impose future bans on microplastics, but new research is revealing just how widespread the damage to marine life can be.

Coty’s latest acquisition raises the stakes in the Brazilian beauty market

02-Feb-2016 - This week Coty completed its purchase of Hypermarcas S.A., a deal that gives the expanding cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care company a strong foothold in the world’s 3rd largest beauty market.

EOS settles class action suit and will improve labeling

02-Feb-2016 - The lip care and skin care company announced late last week that a settlement was reached in a recent class action suit claiming that EOS lip balm can cause a rash and that product labeling is inadequate. 

ICMAD Young Designer Awards ceremony is just around the corner

02-Feb-2016 - February 18th is the date to note in your calendars for the 17th annual ICMAD Young Designers Awards, to be held in Newport Beach, California.

Korean beauty brands lowering their target consumer age

02-Feb-2016 - Long-established Korean beauty brands are having to adapt their approach to court younger consumers, to avoid missing out on the huge growth potential they offer the sector.

Research points to food additive compound as effective sunscreen

01-Feb-2016 - New research from scientists at the University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, shows evidence that a compound found in the food additive annatto could be effective in protecting against UV rays.

Indie Beauty Expo expands to meet industry demand

01-Feb-2016 - iBE just announced its 2016 event calendar. With shows set for both coasts and the promise of media exposure, relevant buyer interaction, and a full day of influential consumer traffic, independent cosmetics and personal care brands are piling on. 

Estée Lauder promotes three top executives

28-Jan-2016 - The Estée Lauder Companies has announced  the promotion of three top level executives as part of an ongoing restructuring of its management team.

Study finds aluminium chloride antiperspirant solution reduces sweat more effectively

28-Jan-2016 - A new study has found that of two commonly used topical antiperspirants, the one containing aluminium chloride hexahydrate quantitatively and objectively appeared to reduce sweat more effectively.

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

27-Jan-2016 - The Nestlé Skin Health division is building on to its existing North American manufacturing plant, boosting production capacity and increasing employment at the site by more than 20%.

Coty consolidates and expands its North Carolina manufacturing facilities

27-Jan-2016 - Coty has announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Lee County, North Carolina, which will include the consolidation and transfer of a nail polish facility in Hollywood, California.

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