International


  • Avon Expands In Latin America with Korres

    Avon Expands In Latin America with Korres

    Taps Greek beauty brand for regional rights.
    02.11.14

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    L'Oréal Inks Deal with Evolva

    Collaboration could lead to novel biofermentation cosmetic ingredients
    02.11.14

  • Commission Reviews Fragrance Allergens Program

    BELGIUM: The first Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens) was held in Luxembourg. The IDEA project, endorsed by the EU Commissioner for Health, is a multi-stakeholder process designed to provide a b…
    02.07.14

  • Coty Forms JV in UAE

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Coty Inc. and luxury goods distributors Chalhoub Group and Jashanmal, have formed Coty Distribution Emirates LLC, a new joint venture established to strengthen Coty’s business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This joint…
    02.07.14

  • L’Oréal Gets Green Light On Magic Holdings

    CHINA: The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) has given the green light to the proposed acquisition of Magic Holdings by L’Oréal. L’Oréal and Magic expect the transaction to close during th…
    02.07.14

  • Silab Opens Unit in Singapore

    SINGAPORE: To sustain its international growth strategy and with a view to remaining closer to its clients and consumers, independent French company Silab has opened Silab South East Asia in Singapore. An extension of Silab SA, this entity will be de…
    02.07.14

  • Sealed Air Helps Super Typhoon Victims

    PHILIPPINES: Sealed Air and Pepsi-Cola Philippines Products, Inc. (PCPPI), along with several other global companies, joined forces to provide 300,000 liters of potable drinking water encased in water pouches to the Philippines in the wake of Super T…
    02.07.14

  • P&G’s Olay Rolls Out New Whitening Technology

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Procter & Gamble’s Olay brand has rolled out what it is calling its most advanced whitening technology formula in the new White Radiance collection. Two new SKUs, White Radiance Intensive Fairness Serum and Intensive F…
    02.07.14

  • In-Cosmetic Workshop On Animal Testing Ban

    GERMANY: This year’s In-Cosmetics’ regulatory workshop, which is scheduled for April 1 in Hamburg, will addresses one of the hottest issues in cosmetics development: the Animal Testing Ban. Part 1 will learn about new in-vitro, in-silico…
    02.07.14

  • Wacker Opens Silicone Tech Center in India

    INDIA: Wacker has opened an expanded technical center for silicone products in Amtala, near Kolkata, India. Operated by the joint venture Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. (WMC), the enlarged regional competence center comprises state-of-the-art ap…
    02.07.14

  • In-Cosmetics Looks at Brazil…From Germany

    GERMANY: Beauty is big business both in Brazil and at In-Cosmetics. Now, the two will share the stage in Hamburg, Germany, when In-Cosmetics opens a new Country Focus feature sponsored by Beraca that will explore how the South American country has be…
    02.07.14

  • Coty Acquires Lena White

    UNITED KINGDOM: In a move expected to strengthen the OPI brand in the United Kingdom, Coty Inc. has acquired Lena White Ltd., the largest international distributor of OPI. For the past 30 years, Lena White Ltd. has served as OPI’s distributor…
    02.07.14

  • P&G To Build Second Plant In Indonesia

    INDONESIA: According to a report in the Jakarta Post, Procter & Gamble plans to invest $100 million in a second plant, which will be built near its existing facility in Karawang, West Java. In addition, the Warsaw Business Journal reports that Pr…
    02.07.14

  • Clariant To Acquire Masterbatch Producer

    INDIA: Clariant will acquire Plastichemix Industries, a masterbatch business in India. Located in Vadodara with production facilities in Rania, Kalol and Nandesari in Gujarat, Plastichemix Industries is a leading supplier of black, white, filler and…
    02.07.14

  • China Exodus?

    CHINA: Suddenly, there’s a rush to the exit of what, until months ago, was considered the world’s fastest-growing consumer product market.  In the past several weeks, L’Oréal announced it was pulling its Garnier brand in…
    02.07.14

  • Skin Care
    Voya Signs First Brand Ambassador

    Voya Signs First Brand Ambassador

    Irish beauty brand taps professional windsurfer and surgeon Katie McAnena.
    01.31.14

  • Skin Care
    Nu Skin Fights Back

    Nu Skin Fights Back

    Responds to critical article about its operations in China
    Tom Branna 01.15.14

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients

    Silab Opens Unit in Singapore

    Fatima-Zahra Rzin tapped to lead unit covering SE Asia.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 01.15.14

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    L'Oréal Deal for Magic Holdings Moves Ahead

    Transaction expected to close in Q2.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 01.14.14

  • Color Cosmetics | Fine Fragrance | Hair Care | Skin Care
    Brazil Is in Focus
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    Brazil Is in Focus at In-Cosmetics

    Accounts for nearly 60% of Latin American cosmetics sales.
    Tom Branna 01.09.14