Industry News

  • Impact Colors, Inc. Announces Color Trends 2015

    September 27, 2013
    Impact Colors, Conshohocken, PA, has created Color Trends 2015+, a  presentation of color and color effects in the personal care industry for 2015 and beyond. Color Trends2015+ is the sixth in an annual series jointly developed by Impact Colors…


  • CDR’s Stem Cells & Skin Workshop Is Nov. 6

    September 27, 2013
    The skin constantly renews itself, shedding its upper skin layers daily. Stem cells (SCs) residing in the epidermis and hair follicle ensure the maintenance of adult skin homeostasis and hair regeneration, but they also participate in the repair of t…


  • Industry Mourns Robert R. Taylor of Minnetonka Corp.

    September 27, 2013
    Entrepreneur Robert R. Taylor, creator of consumer products and founder of several companies including Minnetonka Corporation, died Aug. 29, 2013, in Newport Beach, CA, after a long battle with cancer. He was 77. Throughout his long business career,…


  • Blossom Organics Signs Deal With Mayer Laboratories

    September 27, 2013
    Blossom Organics, Inc. and Mayer Laboratories, Inc. have entered into an agreement for the exclusive distribution of the Blossom Organics line of naturally pure intimate care products. Under the new agreement, Mayer Labs will be solely responsible fo…


  • Croda Celebrates OSHA VPP Participation

    September 27, 2013
    Croda Inc celebrated its approval by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for participation in the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). Croda announced earlier this year that it had achieved Star certification at its site in Mill Hall…


  • Jarden Corp. Acquires Yankee Candle

    September 27, 2013
    Jarden Corporation, a Rye, NY-based consumer products company, will acquire Yankee Candle Investments LLC from Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC for approximately $1.75 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments. Jarden has a div…


  • Innospec Acquires Chemsil and Chemtec

    September 27, 2013
    Innospec Inc., Littleton, CO, has acquired Chemsil Silicones and the Chemtec Chemical Co., strengthening its personal care stable. Chemsil develops and markets silicone-based formulations to the personal care industry. Chemtec, which distributes a w…


  • Regis Partners with Good360

    Regis Partners with Good360

    September 12, 2013
    More than 7000 salons support Good360


  • Profitability Up, Sales Down for Chemical Distributors

    Profitability Up, Sales Down for Chemical Distributors

    September 6, 2013
    National Association of Chemical Distributors reports mixed results.


  • New Website for Ganeden Biotech

    September 4, 2013
    Ganeden Biotech, a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics, has redesigned its website, www.GanedenBC30.com. The new site features educational, navigational and visual enhancements for a better user experience to help consumers unders…


  • BASF Unveils Get the Look 2.0 Virtual Makeover App

    September 4, 2013
    BASF has rolled out Get the Look 2.0, a new virtual makeover application that showcases BASF’s personal care portfolio which includes 2015 beauty trends and looks. Powered by ModiFace, the application allows customers to personalize a makeover…


  • Wacker’s Silicones Business Wins Accolades from Unilever

    September 4, 2013
    Unilever presented Wacker with this year’s Partner to Win Award for its customer-oriented supply of silicone raw materials. According to Unilever, Wacker helped to significantly reduce the cost for silicone emulsions for hair care products by e…


  • CDR’s Stem Cells & Skin Workshop Is Nov. 6

    September 4, 2013
    The skin constantly renews itself, shedding its upper skin layers daily. Stem cells (SCs) residing in the epidermis and hair follicle ensure the maintenance of adult skin homeostasis and hair regeneration, but they also participate in the repair of t…


  • AkzoNobel Unveils ‘Fundamentals’ For Men’s Personal Care Products

    September 4, 2013
    With the market for men’s personal grooming and hair styling products booming, determining and formulating the products that will best suit men’s individual styling preferences and grooming habits can be a daunting challenge. Male Fundame…


  • Kolmar to Expand Manufacturing Space for OTC Skin Care

    September 4, 2013
    Kolmar Laboratories, a custom manufacturer of color cosmetics, skin care and personal care products located in Port Jervis, NY, is making significant capital investment to expand its 264,000-sq.-ft. facility, constructing a dedicated manufacturing ar…