Industry News

  • WFFC Honors Galvin of Parlux At Open Dinner

    October 2, 2012
    • At its 30th anniversary open dinner on September 20, WFFC honored Kathleen Galvin, VP of marketing and creative, Parlux Fragrances. Galvin has led the successful development and launch of…


  • ICMAD Moves To New Headquarters

    October 2, 2012
    • The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has moved to 21925 Field Parkway, Suite 205, Deer Park, IL 60010; 800-334-2623; Email: info@icmad.org. More info: www.icmad.org…


  • Yellow Wood Acquires Parfums de Coeur

    October 2, 2012
    • Yellow Wood Partners has acquired Parfums de Coeur (PDC), a provider of mass-market fragrances sold in the US including Body Fantasies, Designer Imposters, and BOD Man. In addition, the company’s brands are sold in a growing number of…


  • Wacker Taps NRC For Biotech Products Europe

    October 2, 2012
    • Wacker has tapped Nordmann, Rassmann (NRC) to handle distribution of certain products for personal care applications in most parts of Europe, effective Sept. 1. For applications in personal care and cosmetics, NRC will from now on distribute…


  • Nuvilex To Enter Cosmetics Industry

    October 2, 2012
    • Nuvilex, Inc., an international biotechnology provider of cell and gene therapy solutions, announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary, Austrianova Singapore Pte Ltd (ASPL) has received notice that the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) h…


  • LuroMed LLC Taps Lipo To Handle HA Complexes

    October 2, 2012
    • LuroMed, LLC has appointed Lipo, a Vantage Specialty Chemical’s global personal care business, as worldwide distributor of the Biopolymer line of personal care products. The Biopolymer line of products, formerly marketed as Biocare Pol…


  • Method Sold To Ecover

    October 2, 2012
    (L-R) Method co-founder Adam Lowry, Ecover CEO Philip Malmberg, Method CEO Drew Fraser, and Method co-founder Eric Ryan. • Private equity firm San Francisco Equity Partners has s…


  • Method Sold To Ecover

    Method Sold To Ecover

    October 2, 2012
    Method Sold To Ecover


  • INDA Seeks Wipes Product Entries for Visionary Award

    August 31, 2012
    • Got a great wipe? Nominate it—or your customers’ product—for a Visionary Innovation Award, which will be presented at INDA’s Vision Consumer Products Conference, to take place Jan. 29-31, 2013 at the Rosen Centre Hote…


  • BioScreen Opens Ophthalmology Test Lab In Phoenix, AZ

    August 31, 2012
    • BioScreen has opened an ophthalmology testing laboratory at its Phoenix facilities, offering comprehensive ophthalmologic safety testing. Examples of claims such as “Ophthalmologist Tested,” “Safe for sensitive eyes,&rd…


  • Arylessence Releases TrendWatch

    August 31, 2012
    • In a world filled with stress and fatigue, a personal sense of well being and a desire for a balanced life are priorities that matter to Americans of all ages, according Arylessence TrendWatch, a comprehensive analysis of U.S. consumer attit…


  • Road Trip! ICMAD Hosts 2012 CITY Trunk Show

    August 31, 2012
    • The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) held its first CITY 2012 Beauty Trunk Show in August in New York City, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, featuring the winners of the 2012 Cosmetic Innovators of The Year (CITY) Awards…


  • Wounded Warrior To Speak At Biomaterials Science Symposium in NJ

    August 31, 2012
    • At the 11th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science (which is slated for Oct 9-11 in New Brunswick, NJ), distinguished scientists will speak about bioactive materials, but a special highlight will the symposium banquet’s after-di…


  • World Perfumery Congress Draws More Than 900

    August 31, 2012
    • More than 900 fragrance industry professionals from 34 different countries convened during the 2012 World Perfumery Congress (WPC), held at the MGM Grand in Mashantucket, CT. The event, which was held June 12-14, marked the first time th…


  • Formulating with Precision At Nanometer Scale

    August 31, 2012
    • The Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry (COLL) has scheduled a symposium on “Formulating for Precision at the Nanometer Scale” at the 245th ACS Spring 2013 meeting, scheduled for April 7-11, 2013 in New Orleans. This sym…