All news articles for February 2014

ICMAD to hold cosmetics innovator and designer awards

ICMAD to hold cosmetics innovator and designer awards

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetic industry association ICMAD is looking for entries for its Cosmetic Innovator of the Year, and is also readying for its Younger Designer Event, which will be held in Santa Monica, next week.

Green concerns gathering momentum for industry

Green concerns gathering momentum for industry

By Lucy Whitehouse

Whether green is always best for the consumer and the environment will form the focus of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, confirming the rising profile of green concerns within the industry.

Synqera analysts reveal US consumer beauty habits

Synqera analysts reveal US consumer beauty habits

By Michelle Yeomans

Marketing tech firm Synqera has reported only 14% of US consumers to be interested in coupons for cosmetics, a sharp comparison to 67% of shoppers preferred them for the likes of groceries.

FDA under pressure to review sunscreen ingredients

FDA under pressure to review sunscreen ingredients

By Michelle YEOMANS

The Administration is feeling the heat from the (PASS) Coalition, who is urging it to allow Americans to have access to the latest safe and effective sunscreen products available.

Chris Elshaw leaves Revlon to pursue other interests

Revlon reshuffle continues as COO steps down

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Revlon’s management reshuffle continues as Chris Elshaw has left his post as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to pursue other interests.

Scalp micro-pigmentation to help with hair loss

Scalp micro-pigmentation to help with hair loss

By Michelle Yeomans

A 'Scalp Micro-Pigmentation' treatment is the latest weapon against hair loss, offering sufferers the option of less invasive and perhaps even a faster process of concealing areas of balding or thinning.

EPA expands safer fragrance ingredient list

EPA expands safer fragrance ingredient list

By Michelle Yeomans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added 50 chemicals, including 40 used in fragrances, to its Safer Chemical Ingredient List (SCIL).

Avon still hopeful in Asia

Avon still hopeful in Asia

By Lucy Whitehouse

Avon has announced a shake-up of its Thailand approach, suggesting the beauty giant is seeking new avenues for boosting sales in Asia after its recent exit from South Korea and Vietnam.