Parents should exercise caution when choosing skin care products
for allergic children, warns a new study by the American Academy of
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. One in four of the cosmetic
products tested for the study contained...
University of Sydney researchers have found that UVA rays - which
age the skin but do not burn - can cause DNA damage. The finding
suggests sunscreens must protect against both UVA and UVB rays to
provide proper protection from disease,...
L'Oréal has been named 'Packager of the Year' for 2003 by
CPC Packaging, an American trade journal for the cosmetics and
personal care industry. The award underlines the Group's capacity
to meet consumer needs...
De Witt - a British personal care company - has acquired T-Zone, a
tea-tree oil based skincare brand. The agreement is central to De
Witt's ambitious expansion strategy, which has seen the company
increase its turnover by 19...
The anti-aging product market grew by 13 per cent last year - more
than doubling its previous two-year growth rate - reports the NPD
Group. It comes as no suprise therefore that increasing numbers of
pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies...
Cosmetics maker Elizabeth Arden, a company not particularly known
for its teenage appeal, is bringing Britney Spears on board to
develop her own fragrance. The deal has been cited as 'risky' by
analysts, raising more controversy...
Elopak Plastic Divisions is to showcase an overview of its products
and services at the Total Packaging & Processing event in
Birmingham next week. Unifill will exhibit its portfolio of
innovative portion packages for food, personal...
Owens-Illinois - the largest manufacturer of glass containers in
America, Australia and New Zealand - is to make further inroads
into Europe. The company that packages cosmetics has announced a
definitive agreement to acquire BSN...
Grooming time for British men has increased to an average of 3.1
hours per week - outstripping the average female grooming time of
just 2.5 hours - according to a new report from Datamonitor.
Manufacturers are advised to persevere...
SkinCeuticals has developed a method for measuring the
effectiveness of antioxidant protection against UV exposure. The
new research claims that sun protection factor (SPF) alone does not
provide the optimal protection against UV...
Appleton has introduced MoistureBloc for Ream Wrap, a completely
repulpable and 100-percent recyclable ream wrap developed for
environmentally friendly paper-based products. The company claims
that the product offers excellent moisture...
CCA Industries is to collaborate with a Camellia sinesis -
Green tea extract - expert to establish the filing of patents and
development of antioxidant topical formulations to rejuvenate and
delay the process of aging skin.
Seeing off a drop in sales for the first three quarters of 2003, US
flavours company Technology Flavors & Fragrances (TFF) drives
further into new product development in the area of cosmeceuticals,
announcing a new link up with...
Eastman Specialty Plastics (ESP) has introduced Glass Polymer, a
value-based alternative to glass. The material - that looks and
feels like glass - is claimed to provide manufacturers with a
durable and shatter-resistant alternative...
Degussa - a German supplier of raw materials and active ingredients
- is to develop the cosmetic potential of its biotech processes.
The company's new ProFerm production project is to use fermentation
to create skin-identical...