All news articles for October 2014

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Here we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Avon turnaround on track as company posts Q3 profit

Avon turnaround on track as company posts Q3 profit

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Avon Products has made progress in its turnaround bid by posting third quarter net income attributable to the company of $91.4 million, versus a loss of $5.5 million a year earlier.

Revlon see rise in profits on the back of Colomer acquisition

Revlon see rise in profits on the back of Colomer acquisition

By Simon Pitman

Revlon is showing some of the first signs of recovery after it posted third quarter results demonstrating that profits had risen on the back of last year’s acquisition of the Colomer professional salon care business.

A window in on L’Oréal’s digital marketing strategy in Japan

A window in on L’Oréal’s digital marketing strategy in Japan

By Simon Pitman

Junko Miyano, digital marketing manager, Nihon L’Oréal, L’Oreal’s Japanese subsidiary, talked to Cosmetics Design about the company’s digital marketing strategy in the country. Started in 2006, it has evolved rapidly from a small base and a low budget...

Brazilian make-up market still booming

Brazilian make-up market still booming

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

In a recession some things have to go on hold but it appears in Brazil that beauty is not one of those things as the value of the make-up market is tipped to grow despite the receding economy.

Lignin shown to enhance sunscreen effectiveness

Lignin shown to enhance sunscreen effectiveness

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists in China and Canada have shown that the addition of lignin to commercial sunscreens can actually enhance their effectiveness and that exposure to sunlight may help them work even better.