All news articles for May 2013

P&G sues Cao group over whitestrips patent

P&G sues Cao group over whitestrips patent

By Michelle Yeomans

Procter & Gamble filed a lawsuit this month in the Southern District of Ohio against CAO Group, a manufacturer and distributor of dental products over the patent of its Crest Whitestrips.

Coty IPO set to raise a further $1 billion for the war chest

Coty IPO set to raise a further $1 billion for the war chest

By Simon Pitman

The fragrance and cosmetics giant has announced an Initial Public Offering that is set raise more than $1 billion, setting in place funds that could be used to spell out the next step in the company’s ambitions to expand.

L’Oréal creates scientific advisory research & innovation board

L’Oréal creates scientific advisory research & innovation board

By Michelle Yeomans

The french firm has put together a Scientific Advisory Board composed of nine distinguished scientists from diverse disciplines and of varied nationalities, whose mission it will be to bring ideas to the table that relates to L’Oréal Research’s fields...

Susan Nettesheim, vice president, Product Stewardship

Safety - a little word with a big meaning for J&J

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Having come under scrutiny over ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products like many this past year, consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson has reiterated its commitment to the science of safety and making products that pose no health...

Spirulina is one of the ingredients predicted to trend

Expert highlights emerging marine ingredient trends

By Michelle Yeomans

At a recent Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York, Mike Rohlfsen, director of algae technology company Heliae, highlighted emerging marine ingredients that are set to trend in the cosmetics industry.

Anti-aging trend to give hair care boost in US and Japan

Anti-aging trend to give hair care boost in US and Japan

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

For many years we have been concerned with how we age, how to get rid of wrinkles and keep skin young; and when it comes to hair care, this is no different, with the anti-aging trend driving the market with the US and Japan poised to pounce.

L’Oréal expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa another ‘good move’

L’Oréal expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa another ‘good move’

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

When you are one of the leading cosmetics companies in the world you cannot rest on your laurels. Despite performing ahead of the market and expanding its operations to compete in Asia-Pacific and Central and Latin America, L’Oréal has also turned its...