Industry News

  • Itching to Learn More about Pruritus?

    Itching to Learn More about Pruritus?

    July 8, 2015
    Attend Innovations in Dermatological Sciences 2015

  • Micro Powders Appoints Superior Materials

    July 1, 2015
    Micro Powders, Inc. has appointed Superior Materials, Inc., Garden City, NY, as its exclusive Northeast sales agent to represent its personal care product line of specialty micronized wax additives.  Superior Materials will represent Micro Powde…

  • Mibelle Biochemistry Redesigns Website

    July 1, 2015
    The redesigned Mibelle Biochemistry Website is online at The refreshed site features an enhanced design that is coupled with a range of additional creative features aimed at providing visitors with a simple way of lear…

  • Olay Unveils MDE Study at World Dermatology Congress

    July 1, 2015
    In-depth research from Olay shows how gene expression changes impact the appearance and quality of women’s skin as they age across every decade. Olay’s Multi-Decade and Ethnicity (MDE) study reveals biological commonalities among a unique…

  • 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 Mally…

  • 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 environmental…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…