Marketers of health and beauty products are watching the ageing
population of major markets in North America and western Europe
with great interest, knowing that the trend towards living longer
is bringing with it increased demand...
Health Canada is warning consumers not to use Sesa Hair Supplement
capsules, a product designed to treat hair loss, after it was found
to be contaminated with unacceptable levels of lead, causing
potential serious adverse effects,...
The times when men had little choice when it came to skin care
products are well past. This month Tolsom will join the crowd,
launching a skin care for men range through e-tailer and direct
German chemicals group Merck is introducing two new pigments for
cosmetics. Xirona Kiwi Rose and Xirona Volcanic Fire are said to
have high lustre and interesting colour changes, and are suitable
for all types of care and decorative...
Olay Vitamins Complete Woman's Multivitamin has received a beauty
and health care industry Glammy Award for new products, sponsored
by the US National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Glamour
magazine and Chain Drug Review magazine.
American shoppers spent more than US$42.8 billion on natural and
organic products in 2003, according to research published in the
23rd Annual Market Overview in a recent issue of The Natural Foods
US-based specialists in alpha hydroxyacid (AHA) technology
NeoStrata has launched its Skin Healthy Home Resurfacing Peel
System, an integrated home-use regimen of medically driven skin
treatment products to help consumers initiate...
Procter & Gamble announced it has signed a US$30 million (€24
m) contract for future business over the next 18 months with
Amantea Nonwovens, a minority-owned nonwovens company, to provide
materials for tampons and nappies (diapers).
UK-based Disperse Technologies has announced its acquisition of
cosmetics wholesaler and distributor Elizabeth French. The
company's cosmetics brands target the pre-teen through to
mid-twenties market. Researchers at Mintel estimate...
While almost two-thirds of consumers say that supermarkets are
their first choice retailers of toiletries and household goods,
nearly 40 per cent of them still prefer to purchase cosmetics from
specialist stores and pharmacies.