Industry News

  • Joico Holds Presentations At National JC Penney Salons

    November 2, 2007
    Thousands of stylists and staffers from the national JCPenney (JCP) salon chain recently received an exclusive K-Pak demo session from Joico, featuring Anthony Morrison, winner of Bravo-TV’s “Shear Genius” competition. As part…


  • Natural Beauty Summit Set for Europe This Month

    November 2, 2007
    Beyond Beauty Paris and Organic Monitor are setting up the first summit on natural cosmetics and sustainable development to be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the Hôtel Méridien in Paris, France. The three-day event will touch on everything from…


  • Toms of Maine Announces Rivers Awareness Partnership

    November 2, 2007
    Tom’s of Maine co-founders Tom and Kate Chappell spent the first week of October kicking off the company’s five-year, $1 million Rivers Awareness Partnership at 12 public, retail and community events in San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR.…


  • Helen of Troy Limited Named To Best Small Companies List

    November 2, 2007
    Helen of Troy Limited, a designer, developer and worldwide marketer of brand-name personal care and household consumer products, announced it has been named to the Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America list. The candidates for the list all ha…


  • Natural Beauty Summit in Paris

    October 3, 2007
    ITEC France and Organic Monitor have unveiled the Natural Beauty Summit, a series of international conferences that focus on natural cosmetics. The aim of the Natural Beauty Summit is to create a forum to learn and discuss the key challenges the c…


  • Ropella Group Breaks Ground For International Headquarters

    October 3, 2007
    After 20 years creating the world’s largest executive search and consulting firm for the chemical and allied industries, the Ropella Group announced the groundbreaking of its new international headquarters in Santa Rosa, FL. The Sept. 20 c…


  • Schulke & Mayr Establishes New U.S. Operating Entity

    October 3, 2007
    Schülke & Mayr has established a new U.S. operating entity, Schülke Inc. Schülke & Mayr products are now sold through Schülke Inc., located at its current sales and marketing offices in Mount Arlington, NJ. The office has…


  • Degussa Goldschmidt, Helix BioMedix Form Partnership

    October 3, 2007
    Goldschmidt GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Degussa GmbH and global manufacturer of raw materials, additives and active ingredients for the cosmetic industry, and Helix BioMedix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company with an extensive library of diver…


  • Creative Nail Design Now CND

    October 3, 2007
    Professional nail care marketer Creative Nail Design has steadily grown its business during the past 28 years helping to shape the $7 billion U.S. nail care industry. Now the company is adding a sleek new brand identity, a flagship education facility…


  • J&E Sozio Now Certified Organic

    October 3, 2007
    J. & E. Sozio, Inc. announced that it is now a QAI-certified manufacturer of organic fragrance oils and organic fragrance blends. QAI is accredited as an organic certifier by the USDA. This certification confirms that its organic fragrances meet…


  • Oxiteno Opens U.S. Office

    October 3, 2007
    Oxiteno, a South American manufacturer of surfactants and chemical intermediates, has opened a commercial office in New Jersey.and has appointed Neil Burns as head of U.S. operations. Oxiteno operates five facilities in Brazil and three in Mexico…


  • Gain Is P&G's 23rd Billion-Dollar Brand

    October 3, 2007
    The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Gain has become the company’s 23rd brand with more than $1 billion in sales. As a solely North American brand, Gain is the company’s eighth largest brand in dollar sales in the U.S.; Gain is…


  • Frutarom Gets ISO Certification

    October 3, 2007
    William Ludlum, president, Frutarom USA Inc., announced that the company has been recommended to receive the distinction of the ISO 9000:2000 certification. A comprehensive audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). Complia…


  • Inroads Selects Dial As Company of the Year

    October 3, 2007
    The Dial Corporation was awarded Company of the Year by Inroads at the organization’s 19th annual awards banquet. The award is presented to the corporation in the Southwest region that has exceeded all expectations and has demonstrated excellen…


  • Special Dermal Needs Conference Set for March

    October 3, 2007
    Robert A. Grayson, partner in Grayson Associates marketing consulting firm to the beauty industry, announces a formidable schedule of ingredient/technology conferences for 2008, featuring Special Dermal-Needs with a full, two-day track of seminars de…