PhytoCeuticals a developer and manufacturer of proprietary
formulations for skin care has terminated its longstanding contract
with Skinceuticals. Instead it has choosen Is Clinical by
Innovative Skincare to exclusively supply with...
Atrium this week announced its full acquisition of active
ingredient supplier Siricie. The €1.6 million cash deal
demonstrates the trend of biotechnology companies moving further
towards novel products.
Croda International, one of the world's largest manufacturer of raw
materials for the cosmetic industry, has signed a a global
distribution and collaboration agreement with Keratec, a New
Zealand wool biotechnology company.
Swiss company Ciba Specialty Chemicals has designed a new
technology to protect cosmetic products from the damaging effects
of light. Working hand in hand with cosmetic ingredients, the new
technology is claimed to increase shelf...
The young French cosmetics brand Omare has expanded its line of
marine body and facial care products to include a new range of
algae-based gels, serums, creams and lotions targeting beauty
salons and spas.
Consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive announced on Monday it has
agreed to sell its European laundry detergent brands to rival
Procter & Gamble in order to focus on its oral and personal
Swedish company Lipid Technologies Provider has announced the
signing of a substantial investment agreement with DSM Venturing
for development of pharmaceutical delivery systems based on its
Greenpeace claims the Austrian versions of some well-known
toothpastes and baby creams contain preservatives that can cause
skin rashes and make bacteria resistant to medicine, according to
an AFP report.
Increasingly sourcing innovation from outside, the Procter &
Gamble company has announced an agreement to purchase the number
two dental floss brand Glide from fibre technologists W. L. Gore
& Associates to complement its...
Amerchol Corporation has announced an agreement for the sale of
several product lines used in the manufacturing of personal care
products, as well as a manufacturing plant in Belgium, to the
Netherlands-based Airspray International's Waterguard dispenser
technology is to be used in a new foaming bodywash by US personal
care product supplier Bath & Body Works, which operates more
than 1,600 stores worldwide, with...
The New Silk Road has tapped into the industry's shift towards
natural ingredients, providing silk-based cosmetics and beauty care
products through its private label line of cosmetics, first in
America and soon in Europe.
Unilever's €1.9bn global brand Dove will take on the dispensing
technology of Airspray for a new line of foaming cleaners. As
Unilever aims to capture the number one position in the daily face
care category in North America,...
Emil Flachsmann, a Swiss supplier of natural compounds and
ingredients for cosmetics, is to come under the wing of flavours
multinational Frutarom, following an agreement between the two
companies announced this week.
Canadians are being warned by the Canadian health advisory body,
Health Canada, not to use cosmetic nail preparations containing the
ingredient methyl methacrylate (MMA) as it is considered unsafe for
US company IMX Cosmetics has launched a custom cosmetics line that
allows customers to mix their own personalised recipes for lip
gloss and other cosmetics and retrieve them at in-store computer
As part of the company's ongoing effort to expand the industry's
widest selection of instant-foam mechanical dispensers, Dutch
company Airspray has just introduced its new WaterGuard
line, engineered for bath and shower...
A cream composed of cetylated fatty acids (CFA) can improve quality
of life and mobility in patients with osteoarthritis, claims a
study conducted in the US by Connecticut university together with
bioceutical company Imagenetix.
Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has licensed use of
the Olay trademark to US pharmaceutical company Pharmavite to
manufacture and market Olay Vitamins, a vitamin line designed
exclusively for women.
Demand for cosmeceutical products in the US is expected to increase
8.5 per cent per year to $5.1 billion in 2007, propelled by a
stream of new and advanced age-defying product introductions,
suggests a new report.
The latest topical anti-aging advancements come from a new
understanding of the importance of peptides, writes Procter &
Gamble. According to the company, the introduction of its Olay
Regenerist with Olay-exclusive Amino-Peptide...
Roche Vitamins is to start production of pure epigallocatechin
gallate (EGCG), the active compound in green tea, at a new
production plant in Shanghai. Annual output is expected to be more
than 40 tons.