With new EU regulations coming into force on both the testing of
chemicals and cosmetics, the demand for alternatives to animal
experiments has escalated. The European Commission is committed to
a reduction in animal testing, as evidenced...
Ashley Judd is the latest celebrity to be enlisted as the 'face' of
a range of cosmetics products. An Estee Lauder division BeautyBank
has unveiled the actress as the personality representing their new
skincare and cosmetics...
A growing interest in personal grooming among males, part of the
so-called "metrosexual" phenomenon, is contributing to growth in
personal care categories around the world, according to a report
published by market analysts...
mark, Avon's beauty business aimed at younger consumers, announced
four new strategic marketing alliances aimed at increasing the
scope of the business as a multi-faceted, lifestyle brand. mark has
struck deals with cinema chains,...
The Fragrance Foundation has announced the winners of its 2004 FiFi
Awards, the perfume industry's 'Oscars', at a ceremony hosted by
actress Sigourney Weaver in New York. Commercially successful
Burberry Brit picked...
Elizabeth Arden has announced that Britney Spears will launch a new
fragrance, called 'Curious', in the autumn. Jennifer Lopez,
meanwhile, has announced an encore to her best-selling Glow by J
Lo, which is due on the shelves...
City Lips has announced the launch of a new colour-pigmented range
of its Collagen Lip Plumping Treatment containing its oligopeptides
and Celadrol formulation, and plans to launch in more European
As the Russian economy stabilises and improves, Avon says that the
country is its fastest growing market and Euromonitor predicts huge
growth over the next 10-15 years, with a potential cosmetics and
toiletries market of US$15-18...
Consumer attitudes are blurring the boundaries between health and
beauty, driving growth in cosmeceuticals and creating new
challenges for marketers and retailers, according to Sarah Wilcox
and Jim Lucas, senior vice presidents...
Representatives from members of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) have gathered for a three-day cosmetics conference
in Bangkok to discuss the regulatory environment of the cosmetics
US-listed pharmaceutical company Valeant has announced plans to
build its Kinerase anti-wrinkle moisture-retaining skin care brand
into a global product line by launching a series of line
extensions, expanding into new European markets...
Only a fifth of health and beauty products purchased by ethnic
consumers in the US are specifically formulated for that market,
according to a report published by market research company Packaged
As Clarins prepares to open a new beauty institute in Poland next
Thursday, Euromonitor has published a report forecasting growth for
the cosmetics and toiletries industry following the country's
accession to the European Union...
German-based Beiersdorf has launched seasonal hair care products on
the domestic market under the celebrity stylist Marlies Möller
brand that aim to protect the hair from the effects of UV
radiation, salt and chlorine, writes Louise...