Industry News

  • Microbiology, QC and More For Personal Care

    December 5, 2014
    Attention to safety and quality are building blocks for a successful personal care business. To that end, nearly 300 people attended the Personal Care Product Council’s Annual Science Symposium & Expo, which was held Oct. 28-29 at the Renai…


  • SCJ Earns Perfect Score On Corporate Equality Index

    December 5, 2014
    SC Johnson has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The HRC Corporate Equality Index rates companies on a scale of 0 to 100 on their fair treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, co…


  • Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael Launches Radiance Skin Care

    December 5, 2014
    Top dermatologist and nationally recognized health expert Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael has launched a new anti-aging skin care line for all skin types and conditions called Radiance Skin Care. Designed for men and women, the Radiance line includes She…


  • Mitt Romney To Speak at ACI Meeting Next Month

    December 5, 2014
    Former US Presidential candidate and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will be a featured speaker at the 2015 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, set for January 26-31 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, F…


  • Petition Targets Birchbox

    December 5, 2014
    A Care2 petition is calling for a boycott of Birchbox until it agrees to contract only with companies that are cruelty-free.   “I am a diehard animal lover and started reading labels to ensure products were animal cruelty-free a fe…


  • AOCS, SCC Join Forces For Annual Meeting 2015

    December 5, 2014
    The American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) and Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) have developed programming targeted for the cosmetic industry for the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases in Orlando, Florida, May 3-6, 2015.  …


  • European Wax Center Celebrates Decade of Success

    December 5, 2014
    European Wax Center (EWC), which was founded by siblings David Coba, Joshua Coba and Jessica Coba in 2004, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. According to David Coba, CEO, European Wax Center is looking at projected growth of more tha…


  • In Docs We Trust

    In Docs We Trust

    December 3, 2014
    Check out these new Kline skin care studies.


  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    December 2, 2014
    Hair care brand could fetch $7 billion for Procter & Gamble.


  • Is KIK for Sale?

    Is KIK for Sale?

    November 14, 2014
    Private label house could fetch $1.5 billion.


  • Princeton Consumer Research Expands

    Princeton Consumer Research Expands

    November 14, 2014
    Opens North American location in New Jersey.


  • Wipe Sales To Top $13 Billion

    Wipe Sales To Top $13 Billion

    November 13, 2014
    A new study by Smithers Apex projects 6% annual growth for wipes.


  • AAK Announces Price Increases

    AAK Announces Price Increases

    November 7, 2014
    AAK price increase for vegetable based fats and oils.


  • L’Oréal USA To Buy Carol’s Daughter

    November 3, 2014
    L’Oréal USA is expanding its presence in the ethnic beauty category. The company will acquire Carol’s Daughter for an undisclosed amount. Headquartered in New York City, Carol’s Daughter is a premier American multi-cultura…


  • Estée Lauder Acquires Le Labo

    November 3, 2014
    Estée Lauder has signed a deal to acquire Le Labo, a high-end fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand with a distinct French heritage and an emphasis on fine craftsmanship and personalization in its products and services. Terms of the deal were…