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Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

27-Feb-2015 - Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin...

in-cosmetics Brasil gears up for a much bigger second event

26-Feb-2015 - Building on the success of last year’s first ever in-cosmetics Brasil, the organizer has changed venues in anticipation of a significantly bigger event.

Bliss skincare is Kohl’s latest cosmetics partner

26-Feb-2015 - Body treatment products from the spa brand will be available online and in stores next month. And come mid-May, Bliss plans to launch an exclusive beach body treatment kit with...

Independent Cuban cosmetic entrepreneurs given the go ahead in the US

26-Feb-2015 - Cuba’s independent cosmetic makers have made it onto the new list of products that can be sold in the United States.

Hain Celestial expands in personal care with Belvedere acquisition

26-Feb-2015 - Natural products company Hain Celestial has increased its footprint in the beauty and personal care arena with the acquisition of Belevedere International.

Natural look trend presents beauty industry with an opportunity not a problem

26-Feb-2015 - The ‘natural look’ trend and campaigns such as the #nomakeupselfie can present an interesting opportunity to cosmetics companies rather than be a threat, providing the industry figures out how to...

Skin Cancer Awareness

Sun damage works long after exposure, finds new research

25-Feb-2015 - A new market could open up for ‘evening-after’ sunscreen to further protect the skin from damaging ultraviolet rays after a team of Yale-led researchers discovered that much of the damage...

Personal care container manufacturer Pretium acquires Intertech

25-Feb-2015 - The plastic bottle maker is shopping for more companies to further grow its technological capacities and market reach.

Multimedia retailer HSN teams with Bluemercury CEO on natural skincare

25-Feb-2015 - Marla Malcolm Beck launched the M-61 skincare line 5 years ago to meet consumer demand for products formulated without parabens and sulfates as well as free from particular fragrances and dyes.

CARB deadline registration extended

25-Feb-2015 - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced an extension to its pending deadline demanding all data for consumers products sold in the state to be registered.

L’Oréal gets pulled up by the FDA on skin care claims

25-Feb-2015 - L’Oréal has received its third warning letter in as many years, this time getting cautioned over product claims for skin pigmentation that should put them in the new drug category....

Skin Cancer Awareness

Ever wondered what sun damage looks like on your skin? New Nivea video shows you

24-Feb-2015 - Nivea is launching an international campaign to increase awareness about the risks of UV radiation with a video showing the effect that UV light has on the skin.

PCPC announces new Chair and insists collaboration will drive innovation and safety

24-Feb-2015 - The Personal Care Products Council announced today the election of its new board officers, including its new Chair, Thia Breen, Group President of North America for Estée Lauder who takes...

Hispanic men spend big on fragrance and grooming

23-Feb-2015 - Data from Nielsen analysts suggests that Latino consumers are making a big impression on the US personal care and cosmetics markets.

US consumers frustrated as media reports claim 'pink tax' is real

23-Feb-2015 - US female consumers expressed their frustrations last week following reports that the same toiletries marketed at men and women - such as deodorant, are more expensive for women. Cosmetics Design looks into...

Lucas Meyer says phospholipids are the key to sensory success

23-Feb-2015 - The company’s new pledge is to ‘make you happy’, which it aims to do by highlighting sensory expertise that can give the cosmetic formulations the type of textures that has...

Energizer names its spin-off business Edgewell Personal Care

23-Feb-2015 - Ahead of the division of its personal care and battery businesses on July 1st of this year, Energizer Holdings’ executives name the newly separated businesses.

Cosmetic brands facing more pressure on multifunctional credentials

20-Feb-2015 - As today’s modern consumer seeks to simplify their beauty routines, the general perception is that this simplicity comes at the cost of efficacy, placing more pressure on brands to boost...

Sun-safety apps improve sun protection practices, study finds

19-Feb-2015 - Smart phone sun-safety apps can help to enhance the sun protection practices of users, according to data analyzed as part of research into how effective it really is.

State regulations could up cost of biosurfactants

19-Feb-2015 - The Comprehensive Regulated Grease Recycling Act headed for approval would require yellow grease collectors to be licensed in New Jersey.

Hemp biotech company branches out into cosmetics

19-Feb-2015 - Axim Biotechnologies, a specialist in cannabinoid research and industry hemp product development, has established a Cosmetics Division that will lead to a line of cannabinoid-based products.

Rodan + Fields up for sale?

19-Feb-2015 - The direct sales skin care brand and Wells Fargo are weighing the options, as the company eyes further expansion into international markets.

When women are most fertile they seek variety, so brand marketers take note

19-Feb-2015 - When women are at their most fertile they often seek more options in men, and this also leads to them seeking greater variety in consumer products such as what make-up...

Google patents personal fragrance device

18-Feb-2015 - Google technologies has secured a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a wearable fragrance emission device that deodorizes the moment body odor occurs.

Moroccan oil sneaks into shaving product

18-Feb-2015 - Moroccan oil, also known as argan oil, has been profiled as a hair care ingredient, but increasingly it is popping up in skin care products, too, and has now been...

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