Industry News

  • Jafra Parties From the Heart

    March 9, 2006
    In celebration of Jafra Cosmetics International 50th Anniversary and National Women’s History Month, Jafra Independent Consultants in the U.S. will host “Beautiful Heart Pampering Parties” throughout the nation to benefit the Americ…


  • Pro-Line Announces Hollywood Makeover

    March 9, 2006
    Pro-Line International is launching the TCB Makeover with a Star Sweepstakes in partnership with Sophisticate’s Black Hair. The Alberto-Culver subsidiary’s sweepstakes entitled, “Taking Care of Beauty” will be giving away 10 f…


  • Dermatologist Tests Sculptras Efficacy

    March 9, 2006
    Palm Beach, Florida-based dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Beer is launching a clinical study to test the efficacy of cosmetic filler Sculptra to treat acne and varicella (chicken pox) scars. According to Dr. Beer, 10 participants between the ages of 18 an…


  • Toms of Maine Moves to

    March 9, 2006
    100% Renewable Wind Energy ● Tom’s of Maine announced that its manufacturing and fulfillment facility has moved to renewable wind energy. The change will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5 million pounds per year, the equivalent of p…


  • Airspray Announces Second Annual Formulation Challenge

    March 9, 2006
    Airspray International announced an international call for entries for the second annual Airspray Formulation Challenge, a program designed to unleash the creativity of product developers. This year, the challenge will address the potential of new i…


  • Fragrance Foundation Launches Advanced Certification Program

    March 9, 2006
    The Fragrance Foundation announced the launch of the Advanced Certification Program. Following their proven track record of increased fragrance sales, certified fragrance sales specialists now have the opportunity to broaden their skills and experti…


  • Ross Organics Opens Applications Lab

    March 9, 2006
    Ross Organic Specialty Sales, Inc., Signal Hill, CA, recently expanded its technical operations with the opening of a new applications laboratory. According to Ross executives, the new applications laboratory was opened in an effort to provide formul…


  • 2006 Pigments Conference to be Held in Chicago

    March 9, 2006
    The 2006 CPMA International Color Pigments Conference, Color Pigments 2006—A Global Perspective, to be held April 18-20, 2006 at the Hotel InterContinental Chicago, Chicago. A Regulatory Forum will review international cosmetics regulation as w…


  • P&G Professional Launches the Dawn Arsenal

    February 14, 2006
    l P&G Professional announced its Dawn Arsenal of grease-fighting products designed to effectively clean the toughest challenges in the food service industry. The Dawn Arsenal line up includes Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent, Dawn Packets, Dawn…


  • Second U.S. Patent Issued to Skinvisible

    February 14, 2006
    Skinvisible, Inc., a topical drug delivery company, announced that it has been issued a second patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protecting the ‘Polymer Composition’ of the Company’s Invisicare polymer delivery system.…


  • P&G Signs Agreements With Nanotech Firms

    February 14, 2006
    Procter & Gamble Co. chief executive Alan G. Lafley, calling nanotechnology “fascinating,” said his company has inked confidentiality agreements with three nanotech firms to share ideas and technologies. “We’re not the on…


  • Product Line Aides Cosmetology Students

    February 14, 2006
    The American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) in partnership with Marianna Industries launched the “Create Professional” product line at AACS’ Annual Convention after several years of development. The line features shampoos…


  • An In-Depth Look at Consumers

    February 14, 2006
    l The 3rd Annual Cosmeceuticals: New Science, Trends, Patents, Claims & Growth Opportunities is a a senior executive forum designed for senior executives responsible for, but not limited to research, development, concept creation, marketing and d…


  • Mastertaste Funds

    February 14, 2006
    l Mastertaste, Teterboro, NJ, is sponsoring a three-year research project with the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the research institute focused on the basic science of taste and smell. The goal is to increase understanding of a perceptual process ca…


  • 2006 International

    February 14, 2006
    The focus of the 2006 International Color Pigments Conference will include a global look at issues for users, suppliers and manufacturers of color pigments from the perspectives of all affected industries. The conference, held at the Hotel InterConti…