05-Dec-2013 - An expert from top ingredients distributor Univar throws some light on what are expected to be the big formulation trends for 2014, and takes a look at what has driven the market this year.
05-Dec-2013 - Florida-based DS Healthcare says it is using Mexico to platform the launch of a new oral product targeting the multi-billion-dollar hair-loss category.
05-Dec-2013 - Specialty chemicals company Clariant has announced the second expansion of its ethoxylation site at Clear Lake in Pasadena, Texas which serves the personal care industry amongst others.
05-Dec-2013 - Leading global cosmetics company L’Oreal has announced that it will buy back €500m of its own shares.
04-Dec-2013 - They have long been on the beauty shopping list for Asian consumers, but U.S. consumers are now also starting to pick up facial masks, claims major manufacturer Taiki.
04-Dec-2013 - Analysis from the market research firm Euromonitor reveals the top innovators in the fast-growing market of men’s grooming.
04-Dec-2013 - Traditionally, Black Friday sees consumers elbowing for shelve space, however this year certain US retail giants reported that opening for thanksgiving for the first time was what brought the business in this year!
04-Dec-2013 - There’s been a rash or major executive appointments in the past few weeks, with this article highlighting new high-level positions at Coty, Tupperware and Amyris.
04-Dec-2013 - Although the emerging markets in Asia Pacific and Latin America continue to be stronger economies, the slowdown in growth is likely to stay for the longer term, says Unilever CEO Paul Polman.
03-Dec-2013 - Marine biotechnology offers a ‘land of opportunities’ for personal care and cosmetics products producers, particularly in North America and Europe, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio.
03-Dec-2013 - California-based Davi Luxury Brand is launching a new prestige skin line in the Asia Pacific market, starting with the fast-paced and innovative South Korea market, with further plans to expand in North America.
03-Dec-2013 - Kimberly-Clark is set for big changes, having announced new VPs for both the North America and Asia Pacific markets, as well as pursuing a potential spin-off of its Health Care business.
03-Dec-2013 - Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant has been making a lot of announcements of late and the latest is that it will sell of part of its hair care business as it looks to focus on its core brands.
03-Dec-2013 - In the first of a two part interview with Kallik CEO, Neil Gleghorn, he reveals that the biggest priority for cosmetics companies right now is the new EU Regulation (number 1223/2009) that came into force in July.
02-Dec-2013 - You can have the most revolutionary ingredient on the market but it is the dosage that can be the most crucial thing, according to a skin care expert.
02-Dec-2013 - Researchers in Canada have made a perfume production breakthrough by developing a process using a variety of iron-based catalysts that they claim is greener, cheaper and safer.
02-Dec-2013 - The online beauty retailer has been strongly advised by the National Advertising Division to discontinue claims that its’ SmartLash Eyelash Enhancer is “dermatologist recommended” and promotes “Up to a 68% increase in the appearance of lash length.”
02-Dec-2013 - Two of the world’s top consumer goods firms, Unilever and Procter & Gamble, have joined forces with six other major companies to form a group which will promote the use of sustainable bio-plastics.
29-Nov-2013 - The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) says more studies are needed into the local adverse effects, such as skin irritation, induced by vitamin A in cosmetic products, to judge safe levels.
28-Nov-2013 - With a worldwide population of just over 2 billion people and a total spend that only represents a fraction of the global cosmetics market, the indications are that halal cosmetics have plenty of room for future growth.