This month, the Ontario-based personal care and cosmetics contract manufacturer announced the acquisition of the Aromair Fine Fragrance Company, a move that expands the KDC business into a whole new industry.
The beauty retailer is now accepting applications for its program supporting women entrepreneurs in the cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance industries. Though founders need not be beauty brand leaders to apply; Sephora is also actively recruiting...
This week the direct sales beauty company announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer. And in making the announcement, Avon Products assured investors, the industry, and the public that the company is now moving full speed ahead toward...
PACk 2017 is set to take place in New York City this month and is shaping up to be a must-attend event for beauty and personal care industry pros looking to stay up-to-date on design trends, packaging workflow, tech solutions, and regulatory issues.
Last Thursday evening at the LVMH Tower in New York City, the foundation held its third-annual event celebrating The Notables, accomplished millennial executives working in every facet of the fragrance business from oil houses through to brands.
The ‘safer skincare’ and ‘cleaner cosmetics’ company announced this week that four men, with significant industry experience, have joined the Beautycounter team. And, one company-founding executive is on her way out.
On Monday, Cullin took on her new role leading the brand’s commercial business and customer experience. The general manager position itself is also new for Bare Escentuals US, and in it Cullin reports to Marc Rey, president and CEO of Shiseido Americas.
The Van Nuys, California–based creative perfumery and fragrance manufacturer recently announced several senior staff appointments that company president Christina Fiduccia believes will meaningfully advance Fragrance West’s standing in the industry.
The company’s formal name is unchanged, but a newly redesigned logo spells out “core care America.” And, CCA Industries has undertaken more than a cosmetic update; the company is now focusing squarely on its personal care business.
At Suppliers’ Day 2015, Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske sat down with Melissa Vitale of AkzoNobel to discuss that company’s ingredient development strategy and the rheology control agent BALANCE RCFg.
Cosmetics Design caught up with the incoming chair of the NYSCC for 2016, Ray Ordiales, who shared some of his vision for the organization in the year ahead, as well as highlighting some of the key features on the show floor for the Suppliers' Day...
Relationships are very important to success in the cosmetics industry and women should work at building relationships and seeking out mentors in order to make it to the top, according to an industry veteran.
NSF international, a global public health organization, has announced an extension to its recently launched ‘cosmetics and personal care program’, via a partnering up with industry expert and consultant, David C. Steinberg.
NuSil has opened a new business division dedicated to silicone-based personal care ingredients earlier this year. In this video interview, the company's technical sales manager, Jeff Caruso, explains the focus and strategy for it and highlights its...
As part of its restructuring program, Procter & Gamble hired Accenture to outsource a significant part of its digital marketing operations, a move that has been recognized with an industry award for outsourcing innovation.
It's action stations at P&G, where in the past few weeks, A.G. Lafley has been reappointed as company CEO, four new major executive appointments have been announced and, most recently, the company's business divisions have been restructured,...
Avon Product’s newly appointed chief ethics & compliance officer, Jeff Benjamin, has given details about the company’s risk compliance survey and what it may mean to the way it does business in the future.
US ingredients supplier Lipo Chemicals has expanded its global reach in response to the demand of its multinational customers and growing personal care market in India,by opening up a new office in Mumbai.
Avon has appointed David Powell to the position of senior vice president of business transformation and global supply chain, a role that will be play a crucial part in the company’s ongoing restructuring plans.
The cosmetics industry was traditionally slow on the uptake of mobile applications for smartphones; but what has become an area of growth for manufacturers in recent years has also been utilized by a number of industry event organizers, who have developed...
The latest People On The Move is highlighted by the appointment of Cheryl Heinonen as group vice president of global corporate relations, together with key new positions at CCA Industries and Lubrizol.
At the recent Suppliers Day event in New Jersey, Cosmetics Design caught up with Hallstar CEO John Paro to find out about the company's latest breakthrough in the photostability of skin care formulations, Polycrylene S1. The interview also highlighted...
In the same week as the Coty buyout furore, and questions are asked of the long term leadership strategy for the world’s largest cosmetics direct seller, Avon has announced it has shaken up its board of directors.
The Personal Care Product Council (PCPC) has partnered with risk management and certification experts SAI Global in a bid to provide a training and assessment program to comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).