Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Cosmeceuticals Summit 2006 Approaches

    March 9, 2006
    ● The two-day Cosmeceuticals Summit 2006, will be held on March 23-24 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay…


  • DW Healthcare Acquires Hill Top Research

    February 14, 2006
    Cincinnati, OH-based Hill Top Research, Inc., announced today that DW Healthcare Partners (DWHP), Salt Lake City, UT, has acquired the assets of the company. Fairmount Partners of West Conshohocken, PA, acted as the company’s investment banker.…


  • Oxonica and Croda Form Partnership

    February 14, 2006
    The European nanotechnology group, Oxonica plc, signed an exclusive agreement with Croda to distribute Oxonica’s Optisol UV absorber in the international personal care market. During the past year, Oxonica focused on increasing the awareness…


  • SDA Educates With

    February 14, 2006
    l The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) introduced a 218-page publication for companies who manufacture or supply ingredients for cleaning, laundry and personal care products to put their use in a science-based context. “Exposure and Risk S…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba and Farms Renew Certification

    February 14, 2006
    l Desert Whale Jojoba Co., Inc. announced the renewal of their QAI organic certification. This commences the Tucson, AZ-based company’s sixth year providing high quality organic jojoba and natural emollients to the personal care industry.…


  • Markwins Creates

    February 14, 2006
    Markwins International has integrated its two value divisions, Markwins Beauty Products and Markwins International Cosmetics, into a new consolidated division for the U.S. and Canada named Markwins North America. The company also announced that Jam…


  • Mary Kay Donates

    February 14, 2006
    Mary Kay Inc. will donate more than $1 million in products to 13 Atlanta-area women’s shelters in conjunction with the kick-off of its annual Leadership Conference. Mary Kay’s leadership Conference, entitled “The Power of Pink,&rdqu…


  • MGP to Break Ground For New Facilities

    February 14, 2006
    MGP’s new technical center will provide new research facilities and office space for the company’s research and development and applications technology staffs. The new office building will house MGPI’s corporate management, finance…


  • Fragrance Foundation

    February 14, 2006
    l The Fragrance Foundation announced that Evelyn H. Lauder will be honored with the Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2006 FiFi Awards, to be held on April 3, 2006 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The Hall of Fame Award is…


  • Sothys Unveils Program For Dry Skin

    February 14, 2006
    l Sothys Paris introduces three-phases of hydration. The Hydroptimale THI3 Hydrating Serum provides intensive care to deeply treat hydration and reinforce the skin barrier. White Lupine Extract delivers proteins and lipids to the stratum corneum that…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…