Kao, Japan's biggest maker of toiletries, plans to add cosmetics to
its product lineup in China by the middle of next year in a bid to
find faster markets for growth. Kao's plans for China is aided by
its intention to purchase...
Restylane is the third injectable wrinkle treatment to win approval
from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The product is made
with hyaluronic acid, a substance normally found in the skin that
helps keep it plump. Already...
The popularity of cosmetic coolers will almost triple by the end of
2004, according to a Korean manufacturer. The mini-fridge concept,
which was launched in Asia in 1997 is set to hit the western market
as the latest in bedroom decor.
US beauty group Coty is targeting the teen market with the roll-out
of its first fragrance range under the Chupa Chups label. Created
by independent designer Emmanuel Fenasse, glass bottles are encased
in brightly-coloured plastic...
In the last five years, the Russian perfume and cosmetics market
has been the fastest growing in the world. Sales have increased by
20-25 per cent a year in Russia in comparison with the sales growth
in western countries, which has...
NaturNorth Technologies and wood producer Potlatch and Synertec,
have developed a patented process to cost-effectively isolate large
quantities of pure betulin and other compounds from birch bark.
Many cosmetic companies use the extract...
Avon is to become the first cosmetic company to put its name to a
co-branded credit card. The company's innitiative is set to cause a
ripple throughout the whole industry sector as companies strive to
stay ahead in an increasingly...
PhytoCeuticals a developer and manufacturer of proprietary
formulations for skin care has terminated its longstanding contract
with Skinceuticals. Instead it has choosen Is Clinical by
Innovative Skincare to exclusively supply with...
Nanotechnology company Oxonica has been awarded the title of
entrepreneurial material company of the year by market researchers
Frost & Sullivan. The UK-based company was credited with
developing Optisol earlier this year, an...
It is always said that it is what's on the inside that counts, but
can what's inside make you look better on the outside? A rise in
so-called 'cosmeceuticals,' or beauty foods, is about to emerge,
The popular Sephora cosmetics chain, owned by luxury goods
powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is searching for
stores in Canada as it looks at taking on domestic department
stores that currently dominate cosmetics retailing.
It appears that the beauty media and the average consumer disagree
when it comes to selecting their favourite brands and products. In
the biggest survey of its kind Tesco invited Britain's media and
more than half a million women...