• L’Oréal Signs Bioprinting Hair Follicle Deal

    November 2, 2016
    FRANCE: L’Oréal and biotech firm Poietis, Pessac, France, have inked a multi-year accord related to bioprinting a hair follicle that could lead to the creation of a functional follicle that is capable of producing hair. The beauty gia…

  • BASF To Build Vitamin A Plant in Ludwigshafen

    November 2, 2016
    GERMANY: BASF has started planning for the construction of a new world-scale plant for vitamin A in Ludwigshafen. The new facility will increase the company’s total annual production capacity of vitamin A by 1,500 metric tons. With the plann…

  • Arbonne Readies for Taiwan Launch

    November 1, 2016
    Strategic for our brand, says CEO Zanotti.

  • Shiseido Expands Footprint

    November 1, 2016
    Lays cornerstone for new Global Innovation Center in Japan, begins operations at new factory in Taiwan

  • Countdown to In-Cosmetics Global

    Countdown to In-Cosmetics Global

    October 26, 2016
    London to host big event April 4-6.

  • UPDATE: Fire Out at BASF's Ludwigshafen Site

    October 18, 2016
    Yesterday’s fire at BASF's site in Ludwigshafen has been extinguished. According to the latest information, two employees of the BASF fire department died as a result of the fire in the northern part of the site. Eight people were seriously…

  • Explosion at BASF

    Explosion at BASF's Ludwigshafen Plant

    October 17, 2016
    One confirmed dead, several injured and six missing following blast this morning.

  • Bell Acquires Fragrance Division of Nardev Chemie

    Bell Acquires Fragrance Division of Nardev Chemie

    October 14, 2016
    Expands its portfolio with Sillage Aromatique.

  • Innospec, Eigenmann & Veronelli Expand Partnership

    October 6, 2016
    Innospec has expanded its partnership with Eigenmann & Veronelli in Turkey. The new agreement gives Eigenmann & Veronelli the opportunity to represent Innospec’s legacy products, including its flagship sulfate-free Iselux surfactan…

  • Henkel’s Sustainability Efforts Earn High Marks

    October 3, 2016
    GERMANY: Since the beginning of the year, Henkel’s sustainability performance has been recognized by several indices in France, Italy, England and the US. The company has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and has been included i…

  • Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit Is Oct. 26-27 in Paris

    October 3, 2016
    FRANCE: The Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit will take place in Paris, Oct. 26 & 27. This second edition will cover sustainability metrics, green ingredients, sustainable packaging and consumer impacts. The summit comprises three conference s…

  • Cetaphil Enters Tesco

    October 3, 2016
    UNITED KINGDOM: The Cetaphil range of cleansers and moisturizers is now available at Tesco. The range had been sold at Boots, Superdrug, Lloyds and leading independent pharmacies. In addition, the brand has tapped television presenter Caroline Flack…

  • Cyzone Launches App in Latin America

    October 3, 2016
    PERU: ModiFace, a provider of augmented reality technology for the beauty industry, and Cyzone, one of Latin America’s more popular cosmetics brands, have launched the Cy MakeApp for iOS and Android. The new app features ModiFace’s indust…

  • Jeunesse Service Trip Sends 100 to Kenya

    October 3, 2016
    KENYA: Jeunesse founders, executives and top distributors made a memorable trek to Irkaat, Kenya to visit the village that the company supports through We Charity (formerly known as Free The Children) and its We Village program. The “Bringing H…

  • DSM Opens Technical Center in Shanghai

    October 3, 2016
    CHINA:  Last month, DSM Personal Care celebrated the opening of its new Technical & Application Center located on its Shanghai Campus. Housing state-of-the-art equipment for R&D and application technology, the center will greatly enhance…