Ales reports tumbling profits
Natural cosmetics and perfume player Ales Group reported a
slump in half year operating profit as costs escalated.
Colipa tests consumer exposure to cosmetics products
A new study, conducted under the European trade association Colipa,
better approximates consumer exposure to cosmetics products.
Boots launches its first organic cosmetics range
Boots is joining a growing number of major retailers with the
launch in October of its first ever private label range of organic
Weleda executives explain green challenges and plans
Growing concern about global warming and ecological issues is
prompting consumers to seek out cosmetics that are both natural and
environmentally-friendly. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Weleda
executives to explore the challenges that...
Cosmetics packaging made from disposed milk cartons
Cosmetics packaging products made from plastic milk cartons found
in landfills are soon to be launched onto the global market.
PZ Cussons to invest ₤18m in Nigeria
PZ Cussons has announced its plans for significant investment
into its manufacturing facilities in both Nigeria and the UK
following a successful year in both markets.
Coating nanoparticles to make them safe for sunscreens
A polymer coating may protect against possible damage that could be
caused by nanoparticles used in sunscreens, a scientific study
New kid in town for children's personal care products
The children's personal care product market continues to grow with
the launch of eleven natural and organic products for youngsters.
Former perfume boss fined for illegal reselling
The former CEO of perfume retailer Marionnaud was ordered to
pay damages to several top manufacturers after
a French court ruled yesterday he had illegally
Russia enters the beauty food market
A Russian producer of healthy food products has announced the
release of its first beauty drink aimed at improving skin using a
blend of antioxidants and minerals.
Hispanic brand loyalty drops with cultural integration
As Hispanic consumers in the United States integrate, they are less
likely to remain loyal to specific brands, according to The Nielsen
Environmental and labeling issues to hit sales of natural products
Environmental concerns and a regulatory crackdown are likely to hit
sales of natural personal care products, according to Euromonitor.
Consumer awareness of nanotechnology is low, survey suggests
Consumer awareness of nanotechnology and its potential uses and
risks is low according to a national survey conducted by the
Woodrow Wilson Center.
Silicon-based powders to enhance the world of color cosmetics
Dow Corning has released a new range of four multifunctional
cosmetics powders to help manufacturers meet the needs of the
ever-demanding cosmetics consumer.
Symposium investigates stem cell therapy for the skin
LVMH Recherche's 7th Symposium took place last week in
Paris, entitled Stem Cells and the Skin, concentrating on the
latest discoveries in regenerative medicine and skin science.