International

  • Young Scientist Honored For Peptide Work

    November 4, 2013
    FRANCE: The new Cellcon peptide developed at Contipro has earned a scientist at the Cosmetic Valley the Best Young Researcher Award. At Cosmetic Innovation Days COSM’Innov 2013, Dr. Iva Doleckova, 35, was honored for her work, which focuses on…


  • In-Cosmetics Asia Features Product ‘Trails’

    November 4, 2013
    THAILAND: While consumers have their favorite products, they are constantly on the lookout for those that promise to do even more for their skin and hair. This leaves manufacturers with the hard task of finding the right ingredient to make their prod…


  • Herbline Essentials Rebrands, Seeks Expansion

    November 4, 2013
    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: All natural beauty brand Herbline Essentials has rebranded with a fresh new identity across its product, packaging and marketing materials, and the firm is using the new look to help fuel expansion across the Middle East region…


  • Shiseido To Sell Skin Care Brands to L’Oréal

    November 4, 2013
    JAPAN: Shiseido Co., Ltd. has received a proposal from L’Oréal to acquire Carita and Decléor skin care, body care, hair care treatments and products for approximately €230 million ($314.3 million at current exchange rates). T…


  • L’Oréal Likes Carita and Decléor

    L’Oréal Likes Carita and Decléor

    October 17, 2013
    Negotiating with Shiseido to pick up Paris-based beauty brands.


  • NuSkin Makes Big Bet on China

    NuSkin Makes Big Bet on China

    October 15, 2013
    Will spend $200 million on stores and manufacturing plants


  • Amway Breaks Ground in China

    Amway Breaks Ground in China

    October 14, 2013
    $10 million botanical research center to explore plants used in TCM.


  • Lauder Works for Greater Good in Cambodia

    Lauder Works for Greater Good in Cambodia

    October 14, 2013
    Leading EL brands supporting Somaly Mam Foundation's beauty salon.


  • Lubrizol Opens Innovation Center in Singapore

    Lubrizol Opens Innovation Center in Singapore

    October 9, 2013
    Home to application development, tech service for the personal and home care.


  • Juice Beauty Lauded By PETA

    Juice Beauty Lauded By PETA

    October 1, 2013
    Beauty firm ends sales in China.


  • Lauder’s Osiao Signs Spokesperson

    September 27, 2013
    HONG KONG: Osiao, the new beauty brand developed by Estée Lauder for the Asian market, has signed an exclusive partnership with award winning actress and singer Miriam Yeung. As the new brand spokesperson Yeung will be featured prominently thr…


  • SC Johnson Acquires Italian Shoe Care Brand

    September 27, 2013
    ITALY: SC Johnson today has acquired Class, a leading Italian shoe care brand that offers a full range of shoe care cleaning products, insoles and accessories, from Paglieri Sell Systems (PSS). According to Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO of SC Johns…


  • Evonik Expands Plant in Indonesia

    September 27, 2013
    INDONESIA:  Evonik has opened its newly expanded plant for the production of raw materials, additives and ingredients for the cosmetic and household care industries in Bekasi. With this investment, Evonik is increasing its capacity for surfactan…


  • Oriflame Looks To Increase Speed To Market

    September 27, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Oriflame has a number of proposed initiatives to be implemented this year and early 2014 which are designed to shorten time to market, increase the effectiveness of catalogues, sales campaigns and back-office functions and find synergies…


  • CPL Aromas Expands in Mumbai

    September 27, 2013
    INDIA: CPL Aromas has relocated its operation in India to a new purpose-built facility in Mumbai featuring a full service sales, marketing and creative center. Located in the Lower Parel region of Mumbai, the new premises form a key element in the co…