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31-Mar-2010 - Ariel Laboratories has launched a new range of skin care products that maximize on the anti-oxidant properties of blueberries thanks to a new extraction process.
31-Mar-2010 - Greenstations has launched a new spray-on product containing hot pepper and caffeine extract aimed at treating thinning hair and scalp conditions.
31-Mar-2010 - Health and Beauty America (HBA) is embracing social media ahead of the 2010 show in September to build excitement and encourage virtual networking amongst attendees.
31-Mar-2010 - A technology designed to help deliver active ingredients has been reformulated by BASF to fit the regulations of the Japanese ‘quasi-drug’ market.
31-Mar-2010 - Green chemistry has taken a central role in the development of Evonik Industries' latest emollient ingredient as it attempts to reduce emissions and conserve energy.
31-Mar-2010 - Natural active ingredients company IBR has launched a new ingredient with anti-ageing and calming properties.
30-Mar-2010 - Dermal Renu Sunshield SPF15 is one of the first anti-glycation products on the market targeted at the sun care segment.
30-Mar-2010 - As negotiations over the international use of biodiversity-based products continue, concerns are voiced over what will be covered by future regulations and how they will be enforced.
30-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced it is closing the US operations of its Japanese luxury cosmetics brand Shu Uemura.
30-Mar-2010 - The high antioxidant potential of a soy and ferulic acid based ingredient makes it a perfect choice for protective, anti-aging cosmetics formulations, claim researchers.
30-Mar-2010 - Specialty Packaging Holdings has announced the sale of all assets of Cosmolab Specialties to All4 Cosmetics, a subsidiary of Schwan-Stabilo Cosmetics.
30-Mar-2010 - Oxygen therapeutics specialist Oxygen Biotherapeutics has launched the first in a line of cosmetic products featuring its Oxycyte technology.
29-Mar-2010 - MeadWestVaco (MWV), a provider of packaging solutions for the cosmetics and personal care industry, has launched a low profile pump dispenser for the masstige and prestige cosmetics markets.
29-Mar-2010 - Life sciences business researcher Cutting Edge Information has opened up a trial that will investigate budgeting for oral care product development and trial management.
29-Mar-2010 - Fragrance and flavor specialist IFF says that an improved business trend in its first quarter will lead to a better than expected financial results for the period.
29-Mar-2010 - The market for green personal care products has remained relatively buoyant despite the economic downturn, and is expected to outperform the market for conventional personal care products in terms of...
29-Mar-2010 - Methyl eugenol has been proposed by the Canadian government as a substance that may pose a risk to human health, as part of its ongoing Chemical Management Plan.
26-Mar-2010 - Retaining the glamorous feel of the product while making environmental and financial savings is the aim behind a new packaging concept, Twistub.
25-Mar-2010 - Florida-based cosmetic butters provider Biochemica says that demand for its range of natural-based butters is being driven by the move away from petrolatum ingredients.
25-Mar-2010 - The ex-CFO of Coty has won a legal battle against the fragrance giant for stopping him to cash in his stock options for their full value.
25-Mar-2010 - Prestige beauty company Elizabeth Arden has signed a fragrance licensing agreement with Liz-Claiborne-owned lifestyle brand kate spade.
25-Mar-2010 - US-headquartered cosmetics company Avon has acquired natural skin care brand Liz Earle in an attempt to broaden its position in the anti-aging skincare market.
25-Mar-2010 - Specialty ingredients supplier, Huber Engineered Materials, has obtained Ecocert-certification for 17 of its Zeodent dental silica products.
25-Mar-2010 - The German luxury cosmetics market could see slight sales increases in 2010 with woman’s fragrance and facial skin care leading the way, according to the German high-end cosmetics association VKE.
24-Mar-2010 - Rio Tinto Group is rumored to be in talks with Sun European over the sale of the Alcan Packaging Beauty unit.
24-Mar-2010 - Use of petrolatum is continuing to grow in cosmetics, but increasing interest in greener, more environmentally friendly products could prevent further development.
24-Mar-2010 - One pill a day of LycoRed’s lycopene supplement can enhance the natural protective qualities of the skin against UV and visible light, the company claims.
24-Mar-2010 - As the recession begins to recede and typical growth drivers are set to return, the global color cosmetics market is predicted to reach $41.4bn by 2014, according to a Global...
24-Mar-2010 - United Guardian, a manufacturer of cosmetics ingredients and personal care products, has reported a 23 per cent increase in net income for 2009.
24-Mar-2010 - Cognis claims to have steered a steady course through last year’s economic upheaval. But despite a return to profitability, the downturn took its toll on sales of its care, nutrition...
23-Mar-2010 - Japan-based personal care giant Shiseido says it is targeting further growth in the fast-growing Chinese market by focusing on the luxury professional hair care market.
23-Mar-2010 - After it was revealed that the US prestige beauty market declined 6 percent in dollar units at NPD Group’s annual Hot of the Press event held in January in New...
23-Mar-2010 - Brazilian ingredients supplier Beraca is reinforcing its commitment to preserving biodiversity by supporting a series of UNESCO conferences throughout the year.
23-Mar-2010 - Contract manufacturer and packaging developer Maesa Group has created a number of new roles in an attempt to expand the business.
23-Mar-2010 - California-based oral care provider Dr. Fresh has made the leap into the natural oral care market with the acquisition of Dr. Ken’s Floss and Go product line.
23-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics company L’Oreal has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies for 2010 by research-based international think tank, the Ethisphere Institute.
22-Mar-2010 - US-headquartered fragrance giant Coty will outsource its distribution to a third party in the hope of cutting costs.
22-Mar-2010 - Consumers of ‘green’ health and beauty products cite sustainable manufacturing processes as being the most important green characteristic of a company, according to a recent report from Grail Research.
22-Mar-2010 - New Jersey botanicals supplier Sabinsa has launched a capsicum extract it says supports, “cardiovascular health and wellness, healthy skin aging, and normal immune functions.”
22-Mar-2010 - Global oral care giant Colgate-Palmolive has announced that the impact of the Venezuelan currency devaluation earlier this year will cost the company $275m.
22-Mar-2010 - Skin care producst manufacturer Arbonne chose Fusion Packaging’s airless designs for the relaunch of its brand RE9.
22-Mar-2010 - Kimberly-Clark has weathered the economic storm relatively well compared to the other big personal care players, prompting the company to paint a rosy long-term forecast.
19-Mar-2010 - Lack of regulations and labeling requirements for natural personal care products in Asia means the market is dominated by synthetic ingredients positioned as natural, according to market research company, Kline.
19-Mar-2010 - Flavour and fine ingredients manufacturer Frutarom has reported a drop in sales and profit for 2009 although the fourth quarter shows signs of recovery.
18-Mar-2010 - Brazil is one of the most attractive markets for natural personal care companies, according to a recent report published by market research company Kline.
18-Mar-2010 - Consumer giant Unilever has announced that Vindi Banga, President, Global Foods, Home and Personal Care, is to leave the company.
18-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics company Avon is planning to open a new research & development (R&D) center in Shanghai, China later this year.
18-Mar-2010 - NatureWorks, the company behind the packaging bioresin Ingeo is now offering customers the intermediate lactides as well as the finished biopolymer.
18-Mar-2010 - Products certified to the Cosmos natural and organic standards are expected this summer, after the founding certification bodies form an international association to control and monitor the standard.
17-Mar-2010 - Procter & Gamble is reformulating its Herbal Essences range to reduce the concentration of 1,4-dioxane in the products, according to a preliminary agreement between P&G and environmentalist David Steinman....
17-Mar-2010 - Final regulations on sun protection products in the US are set to be published in May, after significant delays which the FDA says are due to the large amount of...
17-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics company Avon has reinforced its environmental commitment by pledging to replant one million trees in the Atlantic rainforest.
17-Mar-2010 - The Body Shop has become the latest company in the cosmetics sector to push its products through the use of vending machines.
17-Mar-2010 - Luxe Pack New York, which opens its doors on May 19, will have a distinctly green angle to it this year, falling in line with consumer demands for eco-friendly packaging.
17-Mar-2010 - Clarin’s Thierry Mugler fragrance brand has launched a website inviting users to share what it means to be a woman in an attempt to grow the brand.
16-Mar-2010 - Shiseido has completed the acquisition of Bare Escentuals following the end of its subsequent offering period on March 11.
16-Mar-2010 - One of the biggest challenges to natural and organic companies is ensuring a reliable supply of quality raw materials, but experts believe investing in the supply chain is a viable...
16-Mar-2010 - Massachusetts-based bioscience company, Metabolix, has announced that the first commercial-scale production plant for Mirel bioplastics is now in operation.
16-Mar-2010 - The Estee Lauder Companies has launched its Origins skin care brand in mainland China, tapping into the potential of the Chinese market for cosmetics.
16-Mar-2010 - A natural biopolymer that can replace emulsifiers and stabilizer in personal care and cosmetics products has been developed by Fiberstar.
16-Mar-2010 - Concentrating on value for money rather than price could be the key to growth in the fragrance market, as consumers are not necessarily looking for the cheapest products.
15-Mar-2010 - The Natural Products Association (NPA) will be working with European organization NaTrue to try to make their respective natural cosmetics standards equivalent.
15-Mar-2010 - India-based Godrej Consumer Products has acquired Nigerian beauty brand Tura from the Tura Group.
15-Mar-2010 - Natural personal care company Burt’s Bees has entered the oral care market with the launch of a natural toothpaste line.
15-Mar-2010 - Consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has targeted cell-to-cell communication via bioelectricity for its latest anti-aging products.
12-Mar-2010 - Following a succession of weak financial results some, of the biggest players in the personal care industries are pointing to sustainability measures as a means of exiting the recession.
12-Mar-2010 - Two new shea butter-based ingredients from AAK open up the formulation possibilities for the popular raw material.
11-Mar-2010 - New scents for Lanvin and Paul Smith, and the Burberry cosmetics line are expected to drive 2010 sales for perfume manufacturer Inter Parfums.
11-Mar-2010 - Cosmeceuticals player Helix BioMedix has expanded distribution of its bioactive peptide skin care lines in key Asian markets.
11-Mar-2010 - International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) and Coty are partnering with various institutions to present Headspace – a symposium on scent as design.
11-Mar-2010 - Connecticut-based silicone provider Momentive has launched two new ingredients for use in personal care applications.
11-Mar-2010 - Beauty and over-the-counter medical provider Hypermarcas is increasing its footprint with the announcement that it is acquiring three new businesses this week.
11-Mar-2010 - Cognis is targeting the growth potential of the skin whitening segment with a new ingredient from its actives division Laboratoires Serobiologiques.
10-Mar-2010 - An anti-aging body wash from Procter & Gamble has hit US shelves this month and claims to improve skin elasticity and cohesion.
10-Mar-2010 - New York-based cosmetics scientists are calling upon academics from other disciplines to submit ideas that could benefit cosmetics in a Technology Transfer Conference.
10-Mar-2010 - Online cosmetics company Paula’s Choice claims to have doubled its email marketing revenue through the use of Lyris HQ software.
10-Mar-2010 - Personal care player Helen of Troy is to acquire the Pert Plus hair care and Sure anti-perspirant and deodorant businesses from consumer products company Innovative Brands.
10-Mar-2010 - Unilever has partnered with biotechnology specialist Solazyme on a research project to develop oil derived from algae for soaps and personal care products.
10-Mar-2010 - Although natural and organic alternatives to synthetic ingredients have proliferated in recent years, problems with supply and formulation remain a challenge.
09-Mar-2010 - The Personal Care division of packaging supplier Rexam has unveiled its new Innovation Center located in Chicago.
09-Mar-2010 - Beiersdorf’s fourth quarter and full year results show clear signs of improvement, but analysts believe a strong rebound is far from close.
09-Mar-2010 - Contract manufacturer Maesa Group will be developing a personal care range for shoe and accessories retailer PaylessShoe Source.
09-Mar-2010 - Shiseido has confirmed that its tender offer for the outstanding shares in Bare Escentuals has passed the withdrawal date.
09-Mar-2010 - The Brazil government has threatened to introduce trade sanctions against US produced cosmetics in retaliation over subsidies the US government is paying to its cotton farmers.
08-Mar-2010 - Lubrizol Corporation’s Noveon Consumer Specialties brand has launched Novethix L-10, which has been designed to improve the texture of difficult to thicken formulations.
08-Mar-2010 - Organic certification creates an even playing field for the industry, it provides answers for consumers, and it supports credible exports; broadening the marketplace for both American-produced cosmetics and for organic...
08-Mar-2010 - Contract manufacturer Maesa Beauty has designed a solid perfume ring for the Butterfly fragrance range from Japanese fashion designer Hanae Mori.
08-Mar-2010 - Estée Lauder has announced that its BeautyBank and Aramis & Designer Fragrance divisions have signed an exclusive agreement to expand the beauty line of US brand Coach.
08-Mar-2010 - Broad spectrum sunscreens that contain antioxidants can offer skin health benefits in addition to providing sun protection, according to scientists at the Coppertone Solar Research Center.
05-Mar-2010 - Topical application of a prebiotic could be a gentler way to attack acne bacteria, according to scientists based in Glasgow, UK.
04-Mar-2010 - Beauty giant L’Oreal is continuing its commitment to sustainability by becoming a member of The Sustainability Consortium.
04-Mar-2010 - Specialty chemicals manufacturer Croda will be restructuring its Canadian operations in an attempt to make cost savings and improve its efficiency.
04-Mar-2010 - Companies looking to move into the nutricosmetics market should focus on realistic product claims and selling in a market category consumers can trust, according to Grail research client service manager...
04-Mar-2010 - International Flavors & Fragrances has been added to the financial market coverage of investment broker Stifel Nicolaus, which has started the ingredients company off with a 'buy' rating.
04-Mar-2010 - Personal care sales help to propel Beiersdorf to the close of a tough year, underlined by the fact that the company outperformed average market growth.
04-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics ingredients supplier Jan Dekker is launching an organic and fair trade aloe vera ingredient for cosmetics products, which it claims is a world first.
03-Mar-2010 - Fragrance blog Now Smell This is accepting entries to its 2010 Prix Eau Faux competition, designed to poke fun at clichéd fragrance marketing campaigns.
03-Mar-2010 - Displaying the seal of recommendation from a professional body on your label may seem the perfect way of lending weight to your product; but, what is the value of winning...
03-Mar-2010 - Online applications helping beauty brands to establish deeper relationships with consumers by replicating and enhancing the traditional in-store experience are growing in popularity, according to Grail Research.
03-Mar-2010 - Cosmetics company Revlon has appointed Elise Garofalo to the position of senior vice president of treasurer and investor relations.
03-Mar-2010 - Johnson & Johnson was the only US-based business involved in the personal care arena to be named amongst the top ten businesses for female executives.
03-Mar-2010 - Lactobionic acid is safer and better tolerated than its better known cousin glycolic acid, according to recent research.
02-Mar-2010 - Getting a foothold on the ever-expanding China market requires dedication, product focus and the means to navigate regulation, says expert.
02-Mar-2010 - The Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act that would have banned cosmetics containing ‘cancerous’ chemicals has not been passed.
02-Mar-2010 - The Estée Lauder Companies has established a new Corporate Marketing Center of Excellence designed to better understand its global consumers.
02-Mar-2010 - Proposed updates to medicine regulations by the New Zealand Ministry of Health could cut the red tape surrounding some fluoride toothpastes and anti-dandruff shampoos.
02-Mar-2010 - New research points to the fact that women often buy fragrances that represent what they want to be rather than one than representing what they are about, research suggests.
02-Mar-2010 - Health Canada has adopted a working definition for nanomaterials and announced that it may require more information about them in order to assess potential risks.
01-Mar-2010 - Companies looking to target ethical consumers with sustainability claims need to take a holistic approach, according to Darrin C Duber-Smith, president of strategic planning firm Green Marketing Inc.
01-Mar-2010 - Sustainable Fragrances 2010 is a conference designed to guide fragrance makers towards creating cleaner and greener products.
01-Mar-2010 - Specialty chemical company Lubrizol has appointed Rick Tolin to the position of global business director of personal care and home care for Noveaon Consumer Specialties.
01-Mar-2010 - Scientists from the University of Helsinki, Finland, say they have developed new polymer-stabilized silver nanoparticles that could be used to make antibacterial colloidal silver solution.
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