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Quarter of a million on offer to breakthrough in toxicology research

28-Jun-2013 - Cosmetics company Lush is offering a quarter of a million pound prize to try and encourage researchers to deliver a breakthrough in toxicology research that could ultimately lead to the...

Sephora teams up with Marc Jacobs to debut first color cosmetics line

27-Jun-2013 - Rumors that the fashion designer and beauty giant have been working together on a color cosmetics line has finally come to fruition as the first collection of 'Marc Jacobs Beauty’...

Unilever’s Dove ads condemned for dirtying body wash competitors

27-Jun-2013 - The National Advertising Division has recommended that Unilever’s US subsidiary discontinue certain advertising claims for the company's Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash, following a challenge by The Dial Corporation, a...

Estée Lauder appoints new general manager for Canada

27-Jun-2013 - Cosmetics and fragrance giant Estée Lauder has appointed a new general manager for its business operations in Canada, Philippe Warnery.

Global organic cosmetics market to reach $13.2 billion by 2018

27-Jun-2013 - According to analysts Transparency Market Research, global demand for organic personal care products was over $7.6 (€5.8) billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $13.2 (€10.1) billion by 2018,...

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Kao plant receives certification for producing palm oil-based products

27-Jun-2013 - Cosmetics firm Kao has announced that its Wakayama Plant passed the requisite screening and was recognized RSPO SCCS certification, following its Kashima Plant last year. 

At-home beauty device to keep on growing says Kline

26-Jun-2013 - The at-home beauty devices market grew 22 percent last year and still holds a great deal of potential for the future too thanks to demand from anti-aging, toning and other...

FDA gives go ahead on new skin pigmentation treatment

26-Jun-2013 - The FDA has given US based Solta Medical the go ahead on its newest technology – a skin resurfacing laser that treats pigmented lesions and acne scars to expand onto...

Avon tipped to continue with improved financial performance for Q2

26-Jun-2013 - Ahead of the results for its second quarter, the embattled cosmetics giant is being tipped to continue to gain ground as cost saving measures and a trimmer business structure pay...

Health commissioner urges China to follow EU’s animal testing ban for cosmetics

26-Jun-2013 - EU health commissioner Tonio Borg has urged Chinese authorities to follow the European example and rid the cosmetics arena of animal testing and turn to alternative methods instead.

FDA publishes guidance for Good Manufacturing Practices

25-Jun-2013 - The FDA has published a document that provides guidance to the industry concerning Good Manufacturing Practices for cosmetics and is intended to assist in identifying the standards and issues that...

Avery Dennison launches portfolio of pressure sensitive materials for labeling

25-Jun-2013 - Avery Dennison has launched Select Solutions, a portfolio of pressure sensitive films and materials that can be applied to labeling to create special offer and promotional labeling for cosmetics.

Fragrance and color cosmetics marketing at Coty under new leadership

25-Jun-2013 - Cosmetics maker Coty has announced two new changes to its senior management team in its fragrance and color cosmetics divisions as it looks to expand its brands and become a...

Euromonitor: P&G-Beiersdorf deal would complement both parties

25-Jun-2013 - Market analyst Euromonitor believes that if Procter and Gamble and Beiersdorf were to strike a deal it would benefit both parties as the former’s skin care would receive a boost,...

HCP reveals 3 key packaging trends for 2013/14

24-Jun-2013 - Global packaging supplier, HCP has developed an innovative packaging range around spring, summer and winter trends that proves the face of colour cosmetics doesn't have to be boring.

Changes at Estée Lauder as Clinique gets refocus and HR gets revamp

24-Jun-2013 - US beauty behemoth Estée Lauder has announced two organisational changes in its global human resources department and for the North American Clinique brand.

Revlon billionaire's daughter locked in legal battle over $600 million fortune

24-Jun-2013 - It’s barely been a week since Revlon made headlines agreeing to pay out a $850,000 fine to settle claims that it misled shareholders, now its chairman Ron Perelman has been...

Boots launches Men’s No7 grooming range in the US

21-Jun-2013 - The UK-based Boots Group is attempting to follow on with the success of its No7 skin care range for women in the US with the launch of the men’s skin...

IFRA focus on ingredient safety sees new fragrance updates

21-Jun-2013 - As part of the industry’s on-going safety program, the International Fragrance Association has announced updates to its Code of Practice, with new and revised standards put in place.

Cosme Tech 2013 set to open doors next week

20-Jun-2013 - The leading event for the Japanese ingredients market, Cosme Tech 2013, is due to open its door next week and the Cosmetics Design editorial team will be there to report...

Salon products firm catches the eye of Kao and Sally Beauty

20-Jun-2013 - Essential Salon Products is the beauty distributor in demand at present having seen interest from both Kao USA, as well as Sally Beauty Holdings.

US made up with make-up as revenues set to grow

20-Jun-2013 - Product innovation and demand for organic ingredients is helping to boost sales of make-up products in the US, and it is set for steady growth in the next few years.

Highlights of the HBA 2013 event, in photos

20-Jun-2013 - The HBA event enters its third and final day today, highlighting some of the key innovations in packaging and finished goods from around the world. This photo gallery captures some of...

P&G on perfume prowl again with Alexander McQueen agreement

20-Jun-2013 - Procter & Gamble and Alexander McQueen have announced that the former’s Prestige business has signed a contract to enter into a license agreement to manufacture and sell designer fragrance products. ...

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Alban Muller invests €2 million in plant extract zeodration technology

20-Jun-2013 - Specialised in naturals, the services company has been the partner of beauty and health industries since 1978 and has in an effort to become more sustainable, invested 2 million euros...

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