• Shiseido Enters Tunisia

    January 30, 2013
    TUNISIA: Shiseido Co., has started to sell its cosmetics in the Republic of Tunisia. The products, including its global brand Shiseido prestige skin care and makeup lines, will be sold at prestige cosmetics and perfumery retail outlets by conclu…

  • Honeywell Expands HUG Student Competition

    January 30, 2013
    AUSTRALIA: Honeywell has expanded its annual Asia Pacific Honeywell Users’ Group (HUG) Student Competition. The competition, which was launched in 2008 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and in 2010 in the Americas, is designed t…

  • Arizona Chemical Names Distributors in Israel, UK

    January 30, 2013
    ISRAEL/UK: Arizona Chemical has entered into agreements with distributors overseas. The company has inked a deal with Orokia Israel Ltd., to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers in Israel. Orokia will offer…

  • London To Host Natural & Organic Products Europe

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: The Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show at London’s Olympia, which will be held April 1-2, will provide visitors with increased opportunity to expand their international ranges, with exhibitors from more than 2…

  • Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: The executive board and the supervisory board of Beiersdorf AG decided on a further realignment of the company’s structures and processes to strengthen its regional focus.     More re…

  • Arizona Chemical Forms Legal Trade Unit in China

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: Arizona Chemical has formed Arizona Chemical Limited, a China Trading Company, which will operate out of the company’s office in Shanghai, China and will provide local sales, marketing, technical support, customer service and supp…

  • PCD is Feb. 8 and 9 in Paris

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: Packaging and dispensing systems are major components in the success of a perfume or beauty product like makeup. For the consumer, it is the packaging that conveys the brand image. It must catch his or her attention, protect and preser…

  • 50 BASF Products AreCosmos-Approved

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: BASF’s business unit Personal Care Europe has announced that 50 of its products have been evaluated and approved for compliance with the Cosmos standard. Developed by Europe’s leading NGOs for natural and organic cosmetics…

  • CPL Aromas MarksFar East Milestone

    CPL Aromas MarksFar East Milestone

    January 30, 2013
    HONG KONG: CPL Aromas Far East marked its 20th anniversary with a gala evening at the Hong Kong Convention Centre on Nov. 10. More than 300 guests were in attendance.     CPL Aromas recently celebrat…

  • InterCharm Milano, HairWorld Set for Oct. 2012

    January 30, 2013
    ITALY: With a total of 28,161 professionals and sector operators, a 40%-plus growth rate of visitors compared to the 2010 edition and double the number of international attendees from 77 countries, InterCharm Milano 2011 surpassed even the mos…

  • Reed Sinopharm UnveilsPCHi 2012 Program

    Reed Sinopharm UnveilsPCHi 2012 Program

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE) has updated its conference program for PCHi 2012, which will be held in Shanghai at the World Expo Theme Pavilion, February 27-29. The event is expected attract more than 5,000 industry professionals. &…

  • FujiFilms Expands AstaliftDistribution to Europe

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: FujiFilm Europe GmbH will roll out its Astalift skin care range into the European market starting next month. Since its introduction in Japan four years ago, the Astalift range has earned user acclaim among women eager to maintain youth…

  • Imedeen Oral Skin Care Officially Part of Pfizer

    January 30, 2013
    DENMARK: Pfizer Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Ferrosan Consumer Health’s business, which includes dietary supplements and the Imedeen skin care range, from Altor 2003 Fund GP Limited. “Ferrosan Cons…

  • Confusion, MislabelingIn Asian Naturals Market

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: Natural cosmetic sales are increasing at a fast rate in Asia, however, the market is blighted by false marketing claims, mislabeling of products and consumer confusion, according to Organic Monitor, which is based in the UK.…

  • Natural or Organic…To Be or Not to Be?

    Natural or Organic…To Be or Not to Be?

    Ally Dai||January 29, 2013
    I recently went shopping with a friend who wanted to buy some high quality personal care products as gifts for her pregnant sister. At the counter of one retailer that specialized in hand-made soaps, she asked me if all of the brightly colored, str…