International beauty rituals inspire consumers to use products with novel and seemingly exotic ingredients. Cactus seed oil has been gaining in popularity for years, and now Mexico is looking to export prickly pear derivatives and perhaps some of the...
Dr. Robert Califf now leads the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration. The cardiologist-by-training is expected to focus much more on issues of food, drug, and tobacco regulation than on cosmetics.
Estée Lauder has long looked to acquisitions to strengthen its position in the cosmetics market and it will be hoping to do so in the fragrance sector with the acquisition of Paris-based fragrance firm By Kilian.
Scientists working at the University of Michigan found that the tiny particles can pass in and out of immune cells, which should (according to previous scientific models) capture and remove foreign matter.
Building on the immense success of last year’s Professional Beauty Association Beauty Pitch, part of the Cosmoprof Las Vegas event, the organizers have recently opened up for entries to this year’s competition.
The up-to-date product line will help the brand reach new consumers and bodes well for the men’s category as a whole—a reliable brand like Cetaphil catering to this demographic only corroborates market research projections for the category.
The cosmetics and skin care company intends to energize its product lines by focusing on direct-to-consumer platforms and global distribution, a strategy laid out by the ‘brand builder’ newly in charge at Borghese.
The Cosmetics Design Group (a company with no affiliation to this publication) has bought a majority stake in the successful indie brand, and going forward the two companies will essentially act as partners.