International


  • Active Concepts Taps Forte Ingredients

    • CANADA: Forte Ingredients Inc. is now distributing the Active Concepts product line across Canada. Active Concepts is a leading manufacturer of specialty cosmetic and personal care ingredients, with a focus on extraction technology, bioferm…
    08.01.12

  • Sixth IFRA Compliance Cycle Is Clear

    • GERMANY: The sixth cycle of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Compliance Program, covering the period of May 2011 to May 2012, did not find any substances in violation of the IFRA Code of Practice in any of the selected products…
    08.01.12

  • São Paulo Hosts Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    • BRAZIL: Organic Monitor is taking its Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to Latin America. Taking place in São Paulo, Sept. 24-26, the summit tackles major business and technical issues associated with green cosmetics and sustainability. Fo…
    08.01.12

  • Colgate Plans Expansion In India

    • INDIA: Colgate-Palmolive plans to expand capacity in India by opening its fifth production facility in the country with an investment of $20 million, according to a report posted on the Forbes.com website. Colgate controls approximately ha…
    08.01.12

  • Naturex Educates, Assists Those In Need

    • FRANCE: The Naturex Foundation is an independent entity with its own resources, which supports in particular education, medicine, and basic necessities in communities from which Naturex derives plant materials, outside of any economic intere…
    08.01.12

  • Make Up in Paris Attendance Rises

    • FRANCE: The total number of visitors to third edition of Make Up in Paris was up 13% over the 2,100 who attended the previous year’s event. The number of foreign visitors has skyrocketed with a 45% increase over 2011, according to show…
    08.01.12

  • Fujifilm To Expands Cosmetics Operations

    • JAPAN: Fujifilm Corp. plans to ramp up foreign sales of cosmetics products, entering new markets in Asia and Europe this year, according to reports from The Nikkei. Fujifilm Holdings Corp. plans to start selling its Astalift skin care lin…
    08.01.12

  • Revlon Taps Leading Makeup Artist in Middle East

    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Revlon has appointed Basma Masri as its new makeup artist and brand ambassador for the Middle East. “Revlon is a name synonymous to beauty, glamour and quality. These are words that define what beauty means to…
    08.01.12

  • Silab Goes Mobile

    • FRANCE: A few months after the launch of its new website, Silab has rolled out a mobile version of the site. Designed for smartphone and digital tablet users, visitors to m.silab.fr will have quick, direct access to company information, n…
    08.01.12

  • Mibelle Biochemistry’s Participates at Rio+20

    • BRAZIL: From June 13-22, thousands of events were held in the lead-up to and during Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development including more than 500 official and side events at the Riocentro Convention Center. Dr. Fred Z&uum…
    08.01.12

  • Urban Decay Reverses Course on China

    UD will not sell its edgy products in China. • A month after announcing its intent to sell products in China, Urban Decay said it will not enter the market there due to issues st…
    08.01.12

  • Jo Malone Sets Up Shop in Dubai Duty Free

    Officials from the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (from L to R) on hand at the Jo Malone opening were Jean-Charles Seite, VP/general manager-travel retailing Europe-Middle East-Africa; Cedric Prouve, group president; Fabrizio…
    08.01.12

  • Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China

    Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China

    Ecolab To Provide Food Safety Training in China
    08.01.12

  • A Lux Deo Heading to India

    • MUMBAI: According to press reports, Unilever plans to expand the Lux brand into the deodorant segment in India. Unilever has expanded the 112-year-old Lux brand into a range of body and hair wash products, but this is the first time it is r…
    06.29.12

  • Silab’s New Unit in Brazil to serve South America

     BRAZIL: To sustain its growth and development strategy, Silab has opened Silab South America, in São Paulo, Brazil. The unit will be dedicated to the promotion of the company’s natural cosmetic active ingredients towards all direc…
    06.29.12

  • A Lux Deo Heading to India

    A Lux Deo Heading to India
    06.29.12

  • PG Will Move beauty/Personal care HQ to Asia

     SINGAPORE: Procter & Gamble will move its skin care, cosmetics and personal care headquarters from Cincinnati, OH to Singapore during the next year, bringing its office closer to the markets where steady sales growth is projected. Citing A…
    06.04.12

  • Coty Opens New Flagship Office in Geneva

    Coty Opens New Flagship Office in Geneva

    SWITZERLAND: Coty Inc. has opened a new corporate facility near Geneva, Switzerland. The flagship offices, located in Versoix (Canton Geneva), will complement its headquarters activities in New York and Paris, according to the company.…
    04.30.12

  • Nutricosmetics: The Next Big Thing

    Nutricosmetics: The Next Big Thing

    During recent interviews with China’s nutraceutical manufacturers, one of the most frequent questions I have been asking is, “what effects do you expect the upcoming Regulation on Supervision and Administration of Functional (Health) Food…
    04.30.12

  • SC Johnson Tests Membership Club Concept in Ghana

    GHANA: Cornell University’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise and SC Johnson have launched WOW, a membership-based club that offers products and services to help low-income homemakers care for their homes and families, in the village of…
    04.02.12