Industry News

  • Human Hair/Cosmetic Interactions Course Set for May 15-16

    April 1, 2014
    Moderated by TRI adjunct research fellow Dr. Trefor Evans, the Human Hair/Cosmetic Interactions Course will be an in-depth examination of the science of hair and hair care products. The course will be held May 15-16 in Princeton, NJ. The instructors…

  • Nominations Open For ICMAD CITY Awards

    April 1, 2014
    Enrollment is open for the Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Award. ICMAD, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, created this award 10 years ago to recognize small companies that are creating revolutionary new skin, makeup, hai…

  • Paula Dorf Files Lawsuit

    April 1, 2014
    Paula Dorf-Dekovnick has filed a lawsuit in a New York City federal court against Paula Dorf Cosmetics, LLC, alleging that the company has overstepped use of her name and associated trademarks.  Having filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and within a…

  • Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in NYC May 15-17

    April 1, 2014
    The North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will feature advances in green materials and the potential of digital marketing. Taking place in New York City, May 15-17, the summit will bring together CEOs, founders and senior executi…

  • Peter Roth at Better Homes and Gardens New Product Awards

    Peter Roth at Better Homes and Gardens New Product Awards

    April 1, 2014
    Better Homes and Gardens and BrandSpark welcomed leading consumer packaged marketers, PR professionals and notable lifestyle bloggers to the Eventi Hotel in New York on Feb. 27 to celebrate the Better Homes and Gardens 6th Annual Best New Product Awa…

  • AAK Personal Care Earns Commendations

    AAK Personal Care Earns Commendations

    March 25, 2014
    Lipex Shea Tris received the Award of Merit.

  • Now, Sniff This!

    Now, Sniff This!

    March 7, 2014
    Sniffapalooza Salon set for March 14 in New York City.

  • A Call for Action
After P&G Break-In

    A Call for Action After P&G Break-In

    March 7, 2014
    A security summit planned in Cincinnati

  • Greenpeace Targets P&G

    Greenpeace Targets P&G

    March 6, 2014
    Activists protest source of palm oil.

  • TPG Takes Majority Stake in e.l.f. Cosmetics

    March 5, 2014
    TPG Growth has acquired a majority stake in e.l.f. Cosmetics, one of the fastest growing cosmetics brands in the US, from company founders and equity investor TSG Consumer Partners LLC. Existing management will continue to have a meaningful investmen…

  • Valeant Picks Up PreCision Dermatology

    March 5, 2014
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals has entered into an agreement to acquire PreCision Dermatology, Inc. for $475 million in cash, plus an additional $25 million payable upon the achievement of a sales-based milestone. PreCision develops and markets dermatology…

  • Liquid Fence Acquired By Spectrum Brands

    March 5, 2014
    Spectrum Brands’ United Industries Home and Garden division, which markets products like Cutter, Repel, Spectracide and Black Flag, has acquired The Liquid Fence Company, Inc. The Brodheadsville, PA firm offers a range of insect and animal repe…

  • IT Cosmetics Founder Wins Award

    March 5, 2014
    NJBIZ has named IT Cosmetics (Innovative Technology Cosmetics) co-founder and CEO Jamie Kern Lima as the recipient of the 2014 Best Women in Business Award, an honor that recognizes New Jersey’s most influential women in business. Growing from…

  • Sinerga Opens US Location

    March 5, 2014
    Sinerga S.p.A, Gorla Maggiore, Italy, has officially opened its new US subsidiary, Sinerga USA.  With 35 years’ experience the personal care industry, the new location will allow Sinerga to have greater direct contact with the market and s…

  • BASF To Build Chelating Agent Plant

    March 5, 2014
    In order to meet the fast growing global market demand for its chelating agent, BASF will build a new Trilon M (methylglycinediacetic acid) world scale plant at Evonik’s Theodore, AL site. The new production facility will start up in the second…