Industry News

  • Beauty Visions Acquires Mallygirl

    July 1, 2015
    Mallygirl, LLC has been sold to Beauty Visions LLC, effectuated through a Chapter 11 Section 363 process, and was approved by the Bankruptcy Court in the District of Maryland.  Mallygirl is an international cosmetics brand founded in 2005 by Ma…


  • GPC’s New Dryer House Is Operational

    July 1, 2015
    Grain Processing Corporation’s new dryer house is fully operational.  Originally estimated to cost $75 million, GPC, Muscatine, IA, spent more than $83 million on the project, which was completed on schedule and included additional environ…


  • Connected Toothbrush Firm Closes Financing Round

    July 1, 2015
    French toothbrush company Kolibree, which offers what it calls the first connected electric toothbrush, has closed a Series A round of financing with leading venture capital and industrial groups SEB Alliance, Innovacom, Cap Horn Invest and the Denta…


  • Galderma Announces Skin Pact Project Winners

    July 1, 2015
    At the World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver, Galderma and the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) announced four winning projects as part of the Skin Pact program, a new initiative designed to advance community dermatology a…


  • Gattefosse Creates a Buzz

    Gattefosse Creates a Buzz

    June 1, 2015
    A commitment to protect bees


  • Vigon President Honored by EY

    Vigon President Honored by EY

    June 1, 2015
    Steve Somers makes the list for the Greater Philadelphia area


  • L’Oréal USA Inks Deal with 3-D BioPrint Firm

    June 1, 2015
    L’Oréal USA has inked a partnership with 3-D bioprinting company, Inc. Developed between L’Oréal’s US-based global Technology Incubator and Organovo, the collaboration will leverage Organovo’s proprietary NovoGen…


  • Unilever Acquires Kate Somerville Skincare

    June 1, 2015
    Unilever has picked up Kate Somerville Skincare LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to be adding Kate Somerville to the Unilever Prestige personal care portfolio,” said Vasiliki Petrou, SVP-prestige brands. &l…


  • Galderma Enters Nutraceuticals Market

    June 1, 2015
    Galderma is entering the nutraceutical market through the acquisition of certain assets of Inneov Group, including Nutri-Care D, Duocap, Densilogy, Densilogy Men, Fermete, Fermete Aox, Firmness, Pre-Hyaluron 465, Solar and Sun Sensitivity products.…


  • Active Organics Is Now A Lubrizol Brand

    June 1, 2015
    Active Organics will be promoted as a brand under the Lipotec umbrella at The Lubrizol Corporation, effective immediately.   The 2011 acquisition of the Active Organics business provided Lubrizol entry into the botanical extracts and natural pe…


  • Ro Oteri Launches Sixth-Man Consulting

    June 1, 2015
    Industry veteran Ro Oteri has created Sixth-Man Consulting to support companies participating in the personal care industry, ranging from materials suppliers to branded marketers. He brings a wealth of commercial and technical expertise having served…


  • Cosmoprof’s TV Shopping Auditions Are July 13

    June 1, 2015
    Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) has announced the return of its sought-after TV Shopping Auditions, to be held Monday, July 13, in connection with its show (July 12-14) at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The auditions aim to identify the…


  • Spectra Color’s Marrero Attends Event at White House

    June 1, 2015
    On March 25, 2015, Luis Marrero of Spectra Colors Corporation attended a briefing event on exporting at the White House in Washington, DC. President Obama wanted to hear how efforts with foreign trade were benefiting not only large companies but smal…


  • ‘Future of Luxury’ research unveiled at CPNA

    June 1, 2015
    echnology (FIT) will unveil findings from its Cosmetic and Fragrance Marketing and Management Master’s Degree program’s Capstone 2015 research during a special conference titled, “The Future of Luxury: What, Where, and How.”…


  • Micro Powders Appoints Superior Materials

    Micro Powders Appoints Superior Materials

    May 20, 2015
    A new agent for the Northeastern US