All news articles for March 2016

$10 million Suave hair loss settlement back in court

$10 million Suave hair loss settlement back in court

By Deanna Utroske

Unilever faced multiple class action suits when consumers using a Suave Professional product reported hair loss and scalp burns. Late last week the Seventh Circuit decided on an appeal from class members dissatisfied with the initial outcome.

Face oils could hold big opportunity in UK prestige skin care

Face oils could hold big opportunity in UK prestige skin care

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The prestige women’s skin care market in the UK has seen big double-digit growth thanks to the growing popularity of face oils, demonstrating that the growth of new categories provide a good opportunity to further push on.

Lush turns sprouting massage bars into PR win

Lush turns sprouting massage bars into PR win

By Simon Pitman

Lush’s Sprouting massage bars. The story has taken the internet by storm during the past week, as more and more consumers report that beans in the bars sprouted in showers and sinkholes.

Romaco ramps up cosmetics packaging

Romaco ramps up cosmetics packaging

By Deanna Utroske

The company has just hired a new business development director for the North American region, with expertise squarely in the beauty industry.

Suzanne Roberta, founder of Adesse New York

Special Newsletter: Color Cosmetics

Pigments & Organics: Innovation in nail color

By Deanna Utroske

Mineral makeup remains popular in the color cosmetics category, while clean beauty alternatives and organic infusions are nudging in on the beauty market. Here, Suzanne Roberta of Adesse New York tells Cosmetics Design how nail care is keeping up.

Revlon names Fabian Garcia as its CEO

People On The Move

Revlon names Fabian Garcia as its CEO

By Simon Pitman

Having spent a little over a month without a leader, the Revlon board of executives has announced that Fabian Garcia is making the jump from Colgate-Palmolive to become the new CEO and President.

New science makes organic synthesis easier

New science makes organic synthesis easier

By Deanna Utroske

Chemists from the University of Texas at Arlington and North Carolina State University have documented a water-based process that could lessen industry’s dependence on solvents.