Industry News

  • Éminence Is Now a

    Éminence Is Now a 'B Corp'

    December 2, 2016
    First professional skin care company to join the ranks.

  • Shiseido Expands in China

    December 1, 2016
    Shiseido keeps investing in R&D. The company opened an office building for its China Innovation Center, Shanghai Branch to reinforce the R&D capability in China. The opening ceremony was held on November 11, 2016. This R&D upgrade include…

  • Cosphagard Line Is Efficient, Paraben-Free

    December 1, 2016
    Cosphatec GmbH has created a brand new product line with a combination of well-established multifunctionals and traditional antimicrobial substances that allow safe and efficient conservation without using criticized preservatives like parabens, tric…

  • Unilever Gets Itself a Convoy

    December 1, 2016
    Unilever North America has signed a multi-year trucking agreement with Convoy designed to improve the lives of drivers and ultimately help to reduce the environmental impact of trucking. Specifically, Convoy will allow Unilever North America to maxim…

  • Rodan + Field Donates $1 Million To Education

    December 1, 2016
    During its 2016 convention, Rodan + Fields and its team of independent consultants raised more than $1 million to empower students in need through the Prescription for Change (PFC) Foundation and nonprofit partner buildOn. BuildOn’s goal is…

  • IFF Acquires Fragrances Resources

    December 1, 2016
    International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire family-owned Fragrance Resources. Founded in 1987, Fragrance Resources has facilities in Germany, North America, France and China.   “IFF’s…

  • Edgewell Acquires Bulldog Skincare

    December 1, 2016
    Edgewell Personal Care Company has acquired Bulldog Skincare Holdings Limited, a UK-based men’s grooming and skin care products company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2006, Bulldog offers a range of male skin care p…

  • P&G Sues Vi-Jon

    December 1, 2016
    The Procter & Gamble Company has filed a lawsuit in US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against Vi-Jon, Inc., a manufacturer of personal care products. The lawsuit focuses on Vi-Jon’s store brand dandruff shampoos, which…

  • InnovaDerma and Skinny Tan Comes to US

    December 1, 2016
    InnovaDerma, a UK-based developer of at-home and clinically-proven treatments for hair loss, hair care, self tanning and skin rejuvenation, is moving into the US market with retail and e-tail distribution for Skinny Tan, a self tanner that combines a…

  • Elé and Callahan Form Partnership

    December 1, 2016
    Elé Corporation and Callahan Chemical Company used the 29th IFSCC Congress to announce a new, exclusive distribution relationship for Elé’s personal care and household product line in the Northeast and Atlantic Coast regions of th…

  • FDA Warning Letter Exposes Violations at Skin Care Firm

    December 1, 2016
     Bioque Technologies, Inc. & Vouray, Inc. Blacksburg, VA, were cited by the FDA for “serious violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act” after on-site inspections and a website evaluation. FDA reviewed product label…

  • Contract Manufacturers Connect

    Contract Manufacturers Connect

    December 1, 2016
    F4SS Connect 2017 set for February

  • Amnesty International Calls Out Labor Abuses in Sustainable Palm Oil Supply Chain

    December 1, 2016
    Major players in household and personal care named in report.

  • SC Johnson Donates $50K To Local Homeless Programs

    SC Johnson Donates $50K To Local Homeless Programs

    November 30, 2016
    Two racine organizations receive funding.

  • Oil Control Moisturizer from Sabinsa

    November 30, 2016
    New research study proves efficacy of Policosanol