• Blow Ltd. Gets More Backing

    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…

  • Partylite’s Graham Honored by Direct Sellers Association

    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…

  • AAK Personal Care Names Mexican Distributor

    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…

  • MuLondon Earns Humane Company Seal

    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…

  • New Scent Art Exhibit Opens Down Under

    AUSTRALIA: Perfume critic and author Chandler Burr has curated a new scent art exhibition called “Hyper-Natural: Scent From Design to Art,” which is currently open at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. The exhibiti…

  • Visitors to Beyond Beauty ASEAN Show Top 8,000

    THAILAND: The inaugural Beyond Beauty ASEAN trade show, held in Bangkok from Sept. 18-20, was a great success, as  the event attracted 8,218 visitors over three days. There were 1,567 international visitors who came from 37 countries. This &l…

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    Government Controls
Clorox Venezuela

    Government Controls Clorox Venezuela

    More troubles in a troubled country.

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Skin Care
    Beyond Beauty Asia Attracts 8,000 Visitors

    Beyond Beauty Asia Attracts 8,000 Visitors

    Attendees visit with 227 exhibitors

  • Color Cosmetics | Fine Fragrance | Hair Care | Packaging | Skin Care
    Beauty & the East

    Beauty & the East

    Megacities in Asia drive category growth

  • Hair Care

    L'Oréal Gets Bigger in Brazil

    Signs deal to acquire hair care company Niely Cosmeticos.

  • PZ Cussons Unveils Palm Oil Promise

    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…

  • Henkel Plants 10,000 Mangrove Trees

    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 mangrov…

  • Pierre Fabre Creates Severe Acne Website

    FRANCE: Pierre Fabre Dermatology has created a new website,, which it says offers a complete information platform, referenced and approved by dermatologists, for answering patients’ questions and helping those close to them…

  • Tupperware Expands Female Entrepreneurs Program

    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 wit…

  • Coty Prestige Celebrates New Chloé Scent

    FRANCE: Coty Prestige hosted a cocktail party on the rooftop of l’Institut du Monde Arabe to present the new Chloé Love Story fragrance to 400 guests, including international press, VIPs and influencers. Jean Mortier, president of Coty P…

  • P&G Sells Sulfonation Plant

    BRAZIL: Procter & Gamble do Brasil has sold its sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil to Stepan Company. The deal is subject to approval by the Brazilian antitrust authorities and by the Industrial Development Superintendence of Bahia…

  • ScentAir UK Acquired by US Firm

    UNITED KINGDOM: ScentAir UK has been acquired by ScentAir, Charlotte, NC. Headquartered near Heathrow, outside London, ScentAir UK was founded in 2008. US-based ScentAir intends to build on ScentAir UK’s commercial success as a center of excel…

  • LVMH Promotes ‘Green Week’

    FRANCE: For the third year in a row, LVMH teamed up with the European Commission to promote best environmental practices in the framework of Green Week 2014. Since 2011, LVMH has been launching its own internal Green Week in parallel with the one org…

  • Braun Rolls Out New WaterFlex

    UNITED KINGDOM: Braun tapped quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel (below) to introduce WaterFlex, which the firm says transforms the electric shave into a new sensorial experience. WaterFlex is the brand’s first shaver designed exclus…

  • Personal Cleansers | Skin Care
    Herbalife To Expand in China

    Herbalife To Expand in China

    To spend $40 million on manufacturing site