Industry News

  • P&G Signs Licensing Deal with Little Busy Bodies

    P&G Signs Licensing Deal with Little Busy Bodies

    July 10, 2013
    Mom started, owned and operated company Little Busy Bodies, LLC has finalized a licensing agreement with Procter & Gamble in which it will make and market a line of saline infused products under the Puffs brand. The first product from the allianc…


  • CP Kelco To Increase Pectin Production

    July 10, 2013
    The board of directors of CP Kelco, a leading pectin producer, approved the first phase in a series of projects to expand its Brazilian pectin operation by 30%. The expansion project will significantly increase the facility’s capacity to produc…


  • Bells Holds Annual Fragrance Workshop

    July 10, 2013
    The natural beauty of the Chicago Botanic Garden was the perfect setting for Bell Flavors & Fragrances’ annual fragrance workshop, at which the company brings together its sales, R&D, and marketing teams from North America and Canada to…


  • P2 Science Forms Advisory Board

    July 10, 2013
    P2 Science, a renewable chemical company based in New Haven, CT, has formed a strategic advisory board with leading figures from industry academia and government. The scientific co-founders of the company, Prof. Paul Anastas and Dr. Patrick Foley, wo…


  • CPL Aromas Wins Three At BSP Awards

    July 10, 2013
    CPL Aromas has won three of give categories at Perfumery Excellence awards organized by the British Society of Perfumers (BSP). CPL was honored with the Nancy McConkey Award for Best Women’s Fragrance (Agent Provocateur’s Eau Provocateur…


  • Nexxus Donates To Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    July 10, 2013
    Nexxus Salon Hair Care has made a donation of $25,000 to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to support the work of this wonderful organization. “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is proud to share the stage with Nexxus and be a part of this bea…


  • Trish McEvoy To Open First Store

    July 10, 2013
    Trish McEvoy has opened her first brick-and-mortar store in New York hot spot Southampton. The shop has a modern, clean feel and is staffed by a team of beauty experts trained in McEvoy’s “Power of Makeup” educational methodology.…


  • GLO Science Talks Oral Health At New York City High School

    July 10, 2013
    Dr. Jonathan Levine, co-founder of GLO Science and its charitable organization the GLO Good Foundation, recently partnered with Oral-B and HealthCorps to educate students on the importance of oral health. On June 5, Levine encouraged 150 10th-12th g…


  • Fisher of Colorescience Wins Ernst & Young Award

    July 10, 2013
    Colorescience CEO Mary Fisher has been honored by Ernst & Young with the 2013 San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year award. The annual award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in inno…


  • Andersen Retires from CIR, Lillian Gill Takes Deputy Post

    July 10, 2013
    F. Alan Andersen, director of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) since 1993, retired on June 30 following a long and distinguished tenure. Dr. Lillian Gill, who had been deputy director, has been named director of the independent, non-profit panel…


  • ICMAD Presents 2013 CITY Awards

    ICMAD Presents 2013 CITY Awards

    July 10, 2013
    On June 18, ICMAD awarded the 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards (CITY) at an exclusive ceremony in Battery Gardens in New York City. Winners were selected by five renowned judges and experts from the beauty, design, and marketing industries&…


  • Ernst & Young Honors Colorescience

    Ernst & Young Honors Colorescience's Fisher

    June 26, 2013
    Entrepreneur honored for SkinMedica work.


  • CP Kelco To Increase Pectin Production

    June 25, 2013
    Brazilian operation expanded by 30%.


  • P&G Changes Supplier Pay Cycles, Offers Financing

    June 7, 2013
    • The world’s largest consumer products company didn’t just change CEOs (see p. 124) it’s changing pay terms, too. Next month, Procter & Gamble will increase the time it takes to pay for supplies, but will offer financing t…


  • AAK Performance Emollients Earn NPA Seal

    June 7, 2013
    • AAK Personal Care has received Natural Product Association (NPA) certification for Lipex Sheasoft, Lipex Cocoasoft and Lipex Genova. These performance emollients, which are derived from the renewable sources of shea, cocoa and palm, are specia…