Laboratoires Sérobioligiques, a subsidiary of France-based Cognis
Group, has launched Active Powders, a new technology that is said
to facilitate the incorporation of water-soluble activities in a
variety of cosmetics applications....
Despite announcing rising profits yesterday, both Unilever and
Proctor & Gamble saw their stock prices slip, reflecting
growing concerns over excessive competition in the FMCG sector.
Simon Pitman reports.
Australian-based pharmaceuticals and biotechnology group Novogen
has announced its entry into the cosmetics field, following claims
that its anti-inflammatory drug NV-07a has proved to be a
successful anti wrinkle treatment. Simon...
The outbreak of BSE in North America is prompting the cosmetics
industry to introduce a host of measures designed at protecting
consumers there - measures that have already been in place since
1989 in Europe. Simon Pitman reports.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years.
Gillette, the US male grooming company, claim that sporting a
facial adornment - ranging from beards, and moustaches, to designer
stubble - can seriously hamper your chances of success in the
fields of wealth, politics and power....
UK company Oxonica says that it is expecting a newly developed UV
absorber incorporating nano-sized titanium dioxide powder that
helps to increase UVA protection to appear in sunscreen products
next year. Simon Pitman.
International beauty firm Avon, has announced it is to launch a
number of cosmetics products marketed exclusively at the male
market - marking a break in a 118 year tradition for the company.
Tom Armitage reports.
Innovative production and design techniques in glass packaging will
be decisive factors in the future growth of the cosmetics sector,
claims German packaging company the Gerresheimer Group. Tom
L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics group, said this week that
sales had increased 3.7 per cent rise in the first nine months,
largely thanks to its hair salon and luxury retail products, and
that it was on track to achieve...