International

  • Cosmoprof Asia 2006 Draws 1000 Exhibitors

    January 10, 2007
    HONG KONG: In its 11th year, Cosmoprof Asia brought together 1,000 exhibitors from 35 countries to show off innovative products and the latest trends. Cosmoprof Asia launched an International Buyer Program to draw in a group of professional and prest…


  • In-Focus Looks at the Link Between Beauty and Sex

    January 10, 2007
    PARIS: A year ago, In-Cosmetics launched In-Focus, which organizers say serves as a think tank for attendees to source the latest marketing concepts and technical innovations regarding a specific subject. In 2006, the In-Focus topic was Amazonia. Thi…


  • Gillette Japan To Promote Multiple Blade Systems

    January 10, 2007
    JAPAN: The market for men’s safety razors is buzzing. With impressive sales, of Gillette Japan’s Fusion 5+1, features the world’s first five-blade system. The blades are positioned close to one another and allow pressure to be sprea…


  • The Fragrance Foundation Redesigns FiFi Award Trophy

    December 5, 2006
    MONACO: Denis Boudard, president of QSLD, designed the winning Fragrance Foundation’s FiFi Award trophy to be showcased at the 2007 FiFi Awards. The first phase of the design competition was held at The Fragrance Foundation where a panel of ju…


  • COSi Restructures Board

    December 5, 2006
    UNITED KINGDOM: International cosmetics developer and contract manufacturer, COSi, has restructured its board with three senior appointments. David McLemore stepped down as chairman replaced by former chief executive officer Bobby Tolan. Stuart Meld…


  • Henkel is Bullish on Russia

    December 5, 2006
    RUSSIA: The Russian household and personal care market has been good to Henkel, the maker of Persil detergent and Fa shampoo. In fact, Russia is Henkel’s fastest-growing market, with sales topping $5 million last year. Henkel operates five prod…


  • Natura Bisse Brings Luxury

    December 5, 2006
    United Arab Emirates: Setting up its own offices in the Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai, cosmetics marketer Natura Bisse International SA is increasing its reach in the Middle East. Nayton Cutino has been appointed as general manager for the c…


  • SEPAWA Celebrates

    December 5, 2006
    GERMANY: Executives from the soap, detergent, cosmetics and fragrance industries came out to the SEPAWA congress held in Wurzburg, Germany in October. Representatives from 28 countries participated in the exchange of interdisciplinary scientific expe…


  • P&G To Resume

    December 5, 2006
    CHINA: Procter & Gamble has received the go ahead from Chinese regulators to resume sales of SK II skin care products. SK II products will return to shelves at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club. The skin care line’s one-month suspension e…


  • Rhodia Increases Specialty Surfactant Production

    December 5, 2006
    INDIA: Rhodia Novecare announced the construction of a new surfactant production unit on its Roha site in the Mumbai region. The unit is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2007 and will enable Rhodia to meet the demand of the home an…


  • Cosmoprof Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2007

    November 3, 2006
    ● ITALY: Cosmoprof brings international exhibitors, buyers and businesses together for its 40th anniversary. The event consists of four parts. Perfumery and Cosmetics will incorporate displays showcasing artistic…


  • Reed Acquires Tradeshows

    November 3, 2006
    ● UNITED KINGDOM: Reed Exhibitions Ltd announced the acquisition of three exhibitions, Cosmetic and Household Ingredients (CHi), Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) and Personal Care Ingredients Asia (PCIA) from UK-based Step Ex…


  • Sensiva SC 50 Approved

    November 3, 2006
    AUSTRALIA: Sensiva SC 50 (INCI designation: ethylhexylglycerin), a multifunctional cosmetic additive from Schülke & Mayr GmbH, is now approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia. This approval allows the product…


  • Top Photographer Leads Quest Internationals Image Makeover

    November 3, 2006
    UNITED KINGDOM: Quest International is unleashing a corporate marketing campaign this fall in order to better communicate its capabilities and mark its success. French fashion photographer Thierry le Goues has been commissioned to create images…


  • Nu Skin Enterprises

    November 3, 2006
    COSTA RICA: Nu Skin continues its expansion in Central America with the start of operations in Costa Rica. The company will market both Nu Skin personal care and Pharmex nutritional products in Costa Rica. Nu Skin already markets products in Gu…