• IFRA, French Fragrance Assoc. Discuss Lavender, REACH

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the French Fragrance Association (PRODAROM) recently organized a roundtable to assess progress in the search for pragmatic solutions for the registration of essential oils, particularly laven…

  • Cosmoprof Bologna Sets Records

    May 1, 2015
    ITALY: Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015, held in March, set new records. According to show organizers, 248,000 visitors attended the event (+20% compared to 2014), and among them, 79,000 came from abroad (+30% compared to 2014). There were 2,493 exhi…

  • Homeopathy in India

    May 1, 2015
    INDIA:  A study conducted by IMRB International across Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata, shows 90% of people perceive homeopathy as a trusted form of treatment and its usage is higher than any other form of treatment. The surv…

  • LVMH Fares Well in Q1

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s perfumes and cosmetics sector recorded organic growth of 6% to approximately $1.15 billion for the first quarter 2015 revenue. The company’s overall revenues were €8.3 billion, which represe…

  • MuLondon Signs Hemp Industries Association Test Pledge

    May 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM:  MuLondon has signed the Hemp Industries Association’s Test Pledge. The company says that signing the pledge showcases its commitment to implement quality control measures that limit the amount of trace residual THC in…

  • Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    April 2, 2015
    Direct seller embarks on Asia-Pacific Wellness Tour

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    What's On Tap for In-Cosmetics?

    April 1, 2015
    Barcelona event is less than two weeks away!

  • Nu Skin Expands in China

    Nu Skin Expands in China

    March 17, 2015
    Enters Shaoxing City in Zhejiang Province.

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    L'Oréal Targets Ivory Coast

    March 13, 2015
    Inks distribution and production deal with CFAO.

  • Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    March 13, 2015
    China's home cleaning market is the focus of a new report.

  • Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    March 6, 2015
    Lubrizol Corporation was awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to EFfCI.

  • Guerlain Inaugurates La Ruche Production Site

    March 4, 2015
    FRANCE: Guerlain has opened its new skin care and makeup production facility in Chartres. The Cosmetic Valley facility, known as “La Ruche,” is dedicated to skin care and cosmetics and employs 350 people. It is responsible for the global…

  • Smell of Success: In-Cosmetics’ Fragrance Zone

    March 4, 2015
    SPAIN: Fragrance is a crucial element of most beauty and personal care products. In what is an incredibly crowded and competitive marketplace, providing the very best sensory experience possible for a customer can very often make a real difference to…

  • 8th PCHi 2015 Opens this Month

    March 4, 2015
    CHINA: As the global personal care industry dives into the new year, preparations for Personal Care & Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 2015, China’s largest cosmetics ingredients sourcing platform, are in full swing. Occupying a total floor a…

  • Phase 1 of Unilever’s Project West is Complete

    March 4, 2015
    CHINA: Phase I of Unilever Project West, Unilever’s global manufacturing base in Meishan, Sichuan, has been completed and become officially operational. With an investment of about €40 million, Phase I of the project is respon…