International

  • Registration Now Open for In-Cosmetics Asia 2012

    January 30, 2013
    THAILAND: Reed Exhibitions has opened registration for In-Cosmetics Asia, which is scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Bangkok, Thailand. In-Cosmetics Asia 2012 will see up to 300 industry-leading exhibitors under one roof—including well known suppl…


  • SC Johnson India Ranks as a ‘Best Company’

    January 30, 2013
    INDIA: SC Johnson India is ranked No. 24 on the Great Place to Work Institute India’s “Best Companies to Work For” list among companies with up to 1,000 employees. Nearly 300 companies in that category were evaluated. The compa…


  • L’Oréal Sells Cadum Home Care to Spotless Group

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: L’Oréal has sold off the home care business of the Cadum Group to Eau Ecarlate SAS, which is part of Spotless Group. The business, which includes the brands Croc’Odor (odor neutralizers), Iba (air fresheners), Zensect…


  • Health Canada OKs Tria Beauty’s At-Home Laser

    January 30, 2013
     CANADA: Tria Beauty Inc. has received approval from Health Canada for its Skin Rejuvenating Laser for the treatment of wrinkles, skin discoloration and rough skin. The device uses non-ablative laser technology to deliver microscopic laser…


  • Active Concepts Taps Forte Ingredients

    January 30, 2013
    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, biofermentat…


  • Sixth IFRA Compliance Cycle Is Clear

    January 30, 2013
    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, th…


  • São Paulo Hosts Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    January 30, 2013
    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. Focal…


  • Colgate Plans Expansion In India

    January 30, 2013
    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 half of…


  • Naturex Educates, Assists Those In Need

    January 30, 2013
    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 interest.…


  • Make Up in Paris Attendance Rises

    January 30, 2013
    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 org…


  • Fujifilm To Expands Cosmetics Operations

    January 30, 2013
    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 line and…


  • Revlon Taps Leading Makeup Artist in Middle East

    January 30, 2013
    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 me and…


  • Silab Goes Mobile

    January 30, 2013
    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, news an…


  • Mibelle Biochemistry’s Participates at Rio+20

    January 30, 2013
    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 Zülli, m…


  • Urban Decay Reverses Course on China

    Urban Decay Reverses Course on China

    January 30, 2013
    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 stemming from the country’s policy…