International

  • MuLondon Earns Humane Company Seal

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: MuLondon Skincare has been awarded the “Humane Company” seal of approval, confirming its dedication to being cruelty-free by pledging to support only humane charities that do not fund animal testing, the company said. &ldq…


  • AAK Personal Care Names Mexican Distributor

    October 2, 2014
    MEXICO: AAK Personal Care has expanded its global distributor network with ABA Mexico. According to Minna Dam, global director at AAK Personal Care, ABA Mexico S.A. de C. V. “Fit into our distributor network since they too are specialized on bi…


  • Partylite’s Graham Honored by Direct Sellers Association

    October 2, 2014
    CANADA: Tracie Graham, vice president of sales at PartyLite Canada, was honored by the Direct Sellers Association (DSA) of Canada at its annual conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Graham received the organization’s Distinguished Service Aw…


  • Blow Ltd. Gets More Backing

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Blow Ltd. has raised a total of $9 million from high profile executives (including the CEO of Net-A-Porter and the founders of Lion Capital) to expand its so-called “fast beauty” proposition—in which “time poor…


  • Murad Takes Over UK Distributor, Eyes Expansion

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Murad, Inc. has completed the acquisition of its long-term distribution partner in the United Kingdom. The acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its rapidly growing business in prestige and professional cha…


  • Ariel’s ‘Beautiful Life’ campaign

    October 2, 2014
    JAPAN:  Procter & Gamble’s Ariel detergent has launched a web exclusive video called “Beautiful Life - Life and Dirt,” which highlights various stains through a special “sudden stain machine.” The video is direc…


  • L’Oréal To Acquire Niely Cosmeticos

    October 2, 2014
    BRAZIL: L’Oréal has signed an accord to acquire Brazilian independent hair color and care company Niely Cosmeticos. Founded in 1981 by Daniel Fonseca de Jesus and with a net revenue of nearly $180 million last year, the Niely Cosmeticos…


  • Government Controls
Clorox Venezuela

    Government Controls Clorox Venezuela

    September 30, 2014
    More troubles in a troubled country.


  • Beyond Beauty Asia Attracts 8,000 Visitors

    Beyond Beauty Asia Attracts 8,000 Visitors

    September 26, 2014
    Attendees visit with 227 exhibitors


  • Beauty & the East

    Beauty & the East

    September 18, 2014
    Megacities in Asia drive category growth


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    L'Oréal Gets Bigger in Brazil

    September 10, 2014
    Signs deal to acquire hair care company Niely Cosmeticos.


  • Tupperware Expands Female Entrepreneurs Program

    September 3, 2014
    INDIA:  Tupperware Brands is expanding its Global Links: Empowering Women through Education & Opportunity program to India for 2015, aiming to inspire the development of the next generation of Indian women entrepreneurs. In partnership…


  • Pierre Fabre Creates Severe Acne Website

    September 3, 2014
    FRANCE: Pierre Fabre Dermatology has created a new website, www.acne-severe.com, which it says offers a complete information platform, referenced and approved by dermatologists, for answering patients’ questions and helping those close to them…


  • Henkel Plants 10,000 Mangrove Trees

    September 3, 2014
    INDONESIA: Henkel employees have planted 10,000 mangrove trees along the coast of East Java in Indonesia in order to reduce flooding and protect the shoreline from erosion. Indonesia is home to some of the world’s largest expanses of mangrove…


  • PZ Cussons Unveils Palm Oil Promise

    September 3, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM:  PZ Cussons unveiled the PZ Palm Oil Promise, which commits the maker of Carex soap and Charles Worthington hair care to eliminating deforestation from its supply chain. The firm is also a member of The Forest Trust (TFT) and ple…