Valeant Pharmaceuticals International says its Kinerase brand of
skin care products - previously only available through
dermatologists, plastic surgeons and spas - will be available
directly to consumers through beauty retailer Sephora...
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics says that the FDA recently
conducted a safety study of phthlates - a group of industrial
chemicals linked to birth defects that are used in many cosmetics
products - but is refusing to publicly release...
Karlshamns' Lipids for Care division is extending its range of
ingredients for cosmetics with the launch of 11 emulsifier
ingredients based on edible lipids. The functional emulsifiers are
said to deliver aesthetic and skincare...
The New York-based flavors and fragrance specialist more than
doubled its loss compared to the previous year, as the company was
hit hard by moves to increase its sales presence outside of the US
market, reports Simon Pitman.
UK retailer Tesco has relaunched its leading skin care range, Skin
Wisdom, with updated packaging design to clearly define the
different categories in the range, as well as a number of new
product launches, reports Simon Pitman.
Cognis Care Chemicals has reported a stronger financial performance
in 2004 thanks in part to a restructuring of the division. The
results helped the privately-owned German group to reduce its debts
by more than half compared to the...
Playtex Products has announced a restructuring program on the back
of strong financial results for 2004. The program aims to push
profit growth into double figures in the course of the next three
years, reports Simon Pitman.
Courtney Cox, Pamela Anderson and Celine Dion are amongst the
latest big names to sign up for sponsorship deals with cosmetics
players in the last week, proving that star endorsements are
continuing to remain a driving force behind...
Human Pheromone Sciences, the US company manufacturing and
marketing mood-enhancing pheromones to the cosmetics and personal
care industry, has reported end of years sales sharply up on last
year, as the compound proves increasingly...
Jason, a leading natural personal care products is using the
Earth's Best brand to introduce Earth's Best Baby Body Care, a line
of six hypo-allergenic formulas using natural and organic
ingredients, due to be launched on...
Californian legislators are trying to override what they believe to
be lax federal laws relating to cosmetic ingredients legislations,
by lobbying for the introduction of a pair of bills aimed at
stamping out the use of questionable...
Mosaic says it has acquired the assets of Atlanta-based Channel
Source, a retail service company dedicated to the cosmetics
industry. Channel Source will consolidate and move operations to
Dallas while retaining its national staff...
As cosmetics and personal care suppliers in both Europe and North
America race to meet RFID deadlines, a new market report reveals
that many retailers are still finding problems and frustrations
when trying to implement the technology...