In the US The Skin Cancer Foundation has awarded Obagi Medical
Products' Nu-Derm System Healthy Skin Protection SPF 35 sunscreen
with its Seal of Recommendation. The product won the award due to
its effective combination of active...
France-based research laboratory, Spincontrol is launching a new
technology to test skin whitening technologies. The development is
claimed to provide proven efficacy of whitening products for ageing
Caucasian skins as well as Asian...
The market for functional skin and hair care is continuing to boom
in Europe. A recent market report highlights the UK as being the
fastest growing market for functional care products, as consumers
take to treatments that assure them...
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association is today holding
its annual Regional Meeting in California, US. The one-day seminar
will feature information sessions focusing on regulatory,
international, legislative, and scientific...
US-based Human Pheromone Sciences is entering into an agreement
with the University of Utah to conduct research and development
programmes on a series of compounds already identified and isolated
by scientists relating to synthesised...
Technology Flavors & Fragrances, a provider of flavour and
fragrance product formulations that are used to develop customised
products cosmetic and toiletry products worldwide, has reported
flat sales and a mounting loss for the...
Rapidly increasing consumption of cosmetics products helped fuel a
14.2 per cent growth in China's retail sales during the month of
October. The figures confirm the continued rise of cosmetics sales
in the country and the mounting...
Natural cosmetics maker Oriflame has reported a steady increase in
sales for the first nine months of the financial years, although
the most recent quarter bucked that trend, reflecting increased
costs and currency movements in international...
US-based multinational Revlon has announced a decline in sales of 7
per cent for its third quarter. As well as trying to trying to
refinance its growing debts, the company is also struggling to hold
on to its costumers.
Although ethnic personal care in the UK, US and South Africa has
experienced steady growth in recent years, it has failed to live up
to early expectations. A recent report highlights that steady
market growth will continue, but that...
China's government is set to free up the market for direct sales in
the country, a move that is likely to allow the direct sale of
cosmetics by international companies such as Avon, Nu Skin and
Oriflame. Simon Pitman reports.
An investment arm of the Canada-based Onex Corporation, Onex
Partners LP, has announced it has acquired the parent company of
Cosmetics Essence (CEI) - the largest contract manufacturer of
alcohol-based fragrance products in the United...
Ahead of Beiersdorf's third quarterly financial results, analysts
are warning that the Germany-based manufactuer of personal care
products is heading for a weak performance, citing a slow domestic
market as one of the leading...
US biotechnology company Helix BioMedix has entered a strategic
venture with Body Blue to market its proprietary peptides for use
in a number of products such as anti-wrinkle lotions, anti-acne
gels, deodorants and mouthwashes. The...
Stars are rarely out of the cosmetics limelight, and this week we
report on US singer Jessica Simpson being sued by a cosmetic
supplier of the Dessert brand she endorses. Also more details on
Unilevers plans to cut its advertising...