• Evonik Opens Cosmetics Innovation Center

    Evonik Opens Cosmetics Innovation Center

    July 10, 2013
    • GERMANY: Evonik Industries has opened a new innovation center for products for the cosmetics industry at its Goldschmidtstraße site in Essen. Some 90 employees of the Consumer Specialties business unit of Evonik will work in the innovati…

  • UK OBGYNs Target Household, Personal Care Products

    July 10, 2013
    • UNITED KINGDOM: A paper from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) in the UK is stirring up controversy. It suggests that household cleaning products, shower gels and packaging are some of the items pregnant women should…

  • Merlot Skin Care Enters International Markets

    July 10, 2013
    • JAPAN: US-based Merlot Skin Care is expanding into five international markets. The Texas-based company takes the first steps toward going global by bringing its beauty products to Japan, Peru, Dubai, Guyana and the Ukraine. In Japan, Merlot S…

  • BASF Sets Targets for Growth, Investments in Asia-Pacific

    BASF Sets Targets for Growth, Investments in Asia-Pacific

    July 10, 2013
    • JAPAN: BASF is implementing its global “We create chemistry” strategy in Asia Pacific with a set of ambitious targets and a focus on sustainability. To achieve sales of €25 billion to customers in the region by 2020, BASF&rsqu…

  • AmorePacific Helps Cancer Patients

    July 10, 2013
    • CHINA: AmorePacific Corporation is helping bring out the beauty and confidence in Chinese female cancer patients via its “Make Up Your Life” campaign. The campaign is designed to help patients overcome the emotional distress and de…

  • ZO Skin Health, Inc., Pharma-e Sever Ties

    ZO Skin Health, Inc., Pharma-e Sever Ties

    July 10, 2013
    • UNITED KINGDOM: ZO Skin Health, Inc. and Pharma-e Limited have amicably severed their business relationship. The companies report that they look forward to expanding their presence in the marketplace and wish their respective companies continu…

  • Prestige Brands Acquires Care

    Prestige Brands Acquires Care

    July 9, 2013
    Picks up Aussie OTC marketer.

  • P&G Takes on India

    P&G Takes on India

    July 3, 2013
    Enlists Bollywood actress to sell toothpaste

  • Natural Cosmetics Masterclass Held in Dubai

    June 6, 2013
    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Natural and organic cosmetic sales in the Middle East are increasing more than 20% a year; however, few indigenous brands are benefiting from high consumer demand. Organic Monitor research finds European brands are mainly…

  • Beiersdorf’s New Skin Analysis Method

    June 6, 2013
    • GERMANY: Beiersdorf’s new method of skin analysis, called Maldi Imaging, combines chemical, physical and image analysis techniques to yield new information about skin biology. “With Maldi Imaging hundreds of the substances that ma…

  • Lubrizol Joins Active Organics At FCE Cosmetique 2013

    June 6, 2013
    • BRAZIL: At the FCE Cosmetique in São Paulo Brazil, May 15-17, The Lubrizol Corporation’s Personal and Home Care team introduced Active Organics, Inc. to the South Latin American market concentrating on Brazil. Active Organics, ac…

  • Evonik Extracts Honored At Industry Events

    June 6, 2013
    • CHINA & FRANCE: Evonik’s Tego Arjuna S was selected as an innovative product in the anti-aging category at the 2013 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards at PCHi 2013 in the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center. Tego Ar…

  • LVMH Helps Restore Classic Film

    June 6, 2013
    • FRANCE: As part of its commitment to the cultural and creative heritage of France and Europe, LVMH—parent to Christian Dior, Guerlain, and Benefit Cosmetics among other beauty brands—supported the digital restoration of “The…

  • European Travelers Demand Cleanliness

    June 6, 2013
    • SWITZERLAND: A P&G Professional European study reveals guests expect a “spring clean standard of cleanliness all year round.” According to a recent study by P&G Professional, 61% of European customers expect operators to ma…

  • Persil 2in1 Wins Product of the Year

    June 6, 2013
    • UNITED KINGDOM: As part of the 2013 Product of the Year Awards, laundry detergent Persil 2in1 was voted No. 1 in the Innovative Care Category. Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. W…