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US cell-development company Cellular Dynamics International acquired

31-Mar-2015 - Fujifilm will pay $307m to add biotechnology company CDI to its business division focused on regenerative medicine and functional skin care cosmetics.

Art of Packaging Gala to honor MAC creative director

31-Mar-2015 - This year's Art of Packaging gala will honor one of the boldest and most innovative names in the cosmetics industry - the creative director of MAC Cosmetics and Jo Malone...

Halal Cosmetics Focus

Big players may have no option but to enter halal cosmetics market says Euromonitor

31-Mar-2015 - Halal cosmetics are in increasing demand and this is attracting the attention of manufacturers and global companies such as Unilever who need to maintain their share in markets in which...

Shiseido's new R&D hub represents 'Vision 2020' plan

31-Mar-2015 - After curbing its R&D spending in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, Shiseido is now investing in R&D again with hopes to boost group sales above the 1 trillion yen...

Luxe Pack unveils seminar program featuring top industry leaders

30-Mar-2015 - The Luxe Pack New York 2015 event will this year feature some of the biggest decision-makers and experts in the business as part of its two-day seminar program.

Sourcing hemp oil for skin and hair care products

30-Mar-2015 - The hemp seed company Hippie Butter partnered this month with Algae International Group, and will receive marketing and investment support as well as organically certified hemp from that company’s American...

How to get your green marketing strategy bang on

30-Mar-2015 - We spoke to Raphael Bemporad co-founder of BBMG, a consultancy specialized in green brand strategies, who lifts the lid on the importance of tapping into 'aspirational' consumers as a means of...

Airless skin care packaging goes big

30-Mar-2015 - Fusion Packaging launched a new collection of large airless bottles intended for use with personal care products.

Canadian parliament moves toward microbead ban

26-Mar-2015 - In hopes of curbing environmental damage in the Great Lakes region and beyond, the Canadian parliament—armed with new research—has taken action toward listing microbeads as a toxic substance.

Will growth of wet wipes market be hampered by mounting evidence of pollution?

26-Mar-2015 - A new report indicates that the global wet wipes market is set for significant growth, but mounting evidence that the material causes pollution may cause consumers to think twice about...

Skin care entrepreneurs give comfort and care to those in cancer treatment

26-Mar-2015 - Brands like Skin In Treatment from Pharmacist’s Daughter as well as Skin Therapeutics are looking to reach a broader market and gaining a bit of traction.

EPA proposes registration requirements for nano materials

26-Mar-2015 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is mulling a one-time reporting and recordkeeping requirement on nano chemical substances that is likely to include skin and sun care products.

Skin Cancer Awareness

We are aware of the risks so why are skin cancer cases still on the rise?

26-Mar-2015 - Despite being aware of the risks of sun exposure and of developing cancer when exposed without protection, the levels of people using sunscreen and taking precautions is still quite alarming...

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

How to keep male grooming products on the right side of the law

25-Mar-2015 - We talk to an expert about regulation in the male grooming category, throwing light on some of the specific challenges that anti-aging, hair loss and shaving products present in the...

Special newsletter: Men's grooming

The Men’s Grooming Special Edition Newsletter

25-Mar-2015 - Today we are publishing the first of our special edition newsletters for 2015, and to kick things off we are taking you on an extensive exploration of the men’s grooming...

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

25-Mar-2015 - As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets...

Special Newsletter – Men’s Grooming

Men’s trends: natural, youthful, primal

25-Mar-2015 - Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals,...

Special Newsletter - Men's Grooming

Time for men’s grooming to stand out by going novel

25-Mar-2015 - The importance of packaging in creating identity for men’s grooming means there is set standards for brands to conform to; but opportunities lie in standing out from the traditional offerings...

Biofabrication will produce cosmetic ingredients of the future

24-Mar-2015 - Living cells, organic molecules and the like will be the raw materials that produce both living and nonliving biological ingredients for personal care products, according to scientists working in the...

2015 Cosmetics Compliance Seminar secures more expert speakers

24-Mar-2015 - The 2015 Cosmetics Compliance Seminar is just around the corner, with the final speaker line up now including experts in the fields of CARB and the California Safe Cosmetics Act.

Revlon reaches settlement over discrimination lawsuit against CEO

24-Mar-2015 - Revlon has settled a lawsuit filed by its former science chief Alan Meyers, which cited discrimination by CEO that included anti-Semetic and anti-American remarks.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to focus on greener alternatives

24-Mar-2015 - The New York edition of Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is just around the corner, and this year’s program will have a focus on green alternatives to contentious chemicals....

L’Oreal, Unilever and P&G campaign for clean water as part of World Water Day

24-Mar-2015 - In cosmetics and personal care, clean water is needed and used every day, whether to cleanse our skin or rinse our hair, as well as in the manufacturing of the...

Growth means new venue and dates for Makeup in New York 2015

23-Mar-2015 - The Makeup in New York exhibition has now outgrown two venues thanks to continued growth and success that has helped put it firmly on the industry events calendar for North...

Coupon giant RetailMeNot vows to fight Mary Kay over lawsuit

23-Mar-2015 - Online coupon provider RetailMeNot says it will fight back concerning the recently filed lawsuit by Mary Kay accusing it of providing fraudulent discount coupons that cannot be redeemed.

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