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  • Teens Focus on Their Inner

    A majority of teens said their self-esteem is directly linked to their moral principles, while only 37% said it depends on the opinions of others, according to a survey by Procter & Gamble’s Secret to Self-Esteem program. The survey of 1000…
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  • Olympiad of Beauty and Well-Being Will Debut in September of 2004

    The first Olympiad of Beauty and Well-Being exhibition will be held September 10-12, 2004 at the Jacob K. Javits convention center in New York, NY. Organizer Grayson Associates, San Juan Capistrano, CA, said the educational and exhibition program is…
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  • P&G Personal Care Executive To

    Susan Arnold, president of global personal beauty and global feminine care, Procter & Gamble, will deliver the keynote address at The Health and Beauty America (HBA) Expo on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. She is responsible for the overall management of the…
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  • Outsourcing Will Help Small Chemical

    Outsourcing has emerged as a major trend in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors to offer value to custom processors, but several barriers have kept outsourcing from succeeding. At Informex 2003 in New Orleans in February, Andrew Liveris, presiden…
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  • FiFi Awards

    On June 9, the 31st annual FiFi Awards will be held at Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY. Entitled “Fragrance ‘n Art,” Fragrance Foundation executives said the theme celebrates the wonder…
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  • Todays Detergents Use Less Water

    l Just 3% of the earth’s water is freshwater, and two-thirds of it is locked in the polar ice caps. Obviously, potable water is a precious resource. In recognition of this, the United Nations declared 2003 the international year of freshwater t…
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  • Luxury Will Thrive with Empty-Nest Baby Boomers

    l Today’s discount retail environment has forced many businesses to go as low as they can profitably go. Top luxury companies may experience a sales slow-down, but research suggests all U.S. consumers seek to satisfy their passions and desire…
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  • CE.R.I.E.S. Develops Skin Age Score

    Sixteen visual and tactile characteristics of the face can be measured to determine a person’s actual skin age, according to a study published in the Archives of Dermatology by Chanel’s Epidermal and Sensory Research and Investigation Cen…
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  • IPP&D & World Congress

    l The International Prestige Packaging & Design (IPP&D) Symposium will occur April 22-23 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Organized by the educational department of Health and Beauty America (HBA), the conference will teach marketing and p…
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  • Prestige Beauty Sales Were

    Sales in the $7.3 billion prestige beauty market were flat as a whole in 2002, but gains were recorded in makeup and skin care, according to The NPD Group, Port Washington, NY. Makeup sales increased 2.8% to $2.5 billion, largely driven by multipurpo…
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  • Extracts to Take Place this Month in

    The 13th semi-annual “Extracts: a trade show for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care” will take place March 28-31 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The show features expanded offerings and seminars on topics…
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  • CDC Report Available

    elizabeth_murphy@glmshows.com. More attendee info: (800) 272-SHOW or (914) 421-3206; Website: www.extractsny.com. l The “National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals” by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows the am…
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  • Americans Cannot Live Without Toothbrushes

    The toothbrush is one of those items Americans said they cannot do without, according to a survey by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lemeson-MIT Intervention index. Forty-two percent of adults and 34% of teens said the toothbrush wa…
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  • LOral and UNESCO Recognize Women in

    L’Oréal and UNESCO celebrated the fifth annual For Women in Science awards (FWIS) to advance female scientists. Women in the physical sciences were awarded $100,000 each in various regions of the world. Dr. Johanna Levelt-Sengers, scien…
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  • Teens Use Various Modes Of

    Media for teens has seen more fragmentation and alternatives in the past five years than ever before, according to a study by The Zandl Group, New York, NY. Teen girls use a full range of media, including TV, music, internet and magazines. Entertainm…
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  • Germans Name FiFi

    l German members of The Fragrance Foundation have selected the 2003 FiFi finalists—best women’s haute couture fragrance: Dior Addict by Christian Dior; best men’s haute couture fragrance: Baldessarini Hugo Boss by Hugo Boss; best wo…
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  • Spas Help Teens Deal with

    Spas are gaining a teen following, according to Spa Finder, New York, NY. Teenagers use treatments to deal with problems such as acne, weight gain and stress. Many spas now offer packages to promote self-esteem and wellness for young spa-goers. &ldqu…
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  • CTFA Annual Meeting Set for Boca

    The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) will hold is annual meeting Feb. 27-March 2 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL. The Friday, Feb. 28 session will feature discussions from Adrian Slywotzky, vice president and b…
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  • Coty Exec Given

    Coty Beauty and Eric Thoreux, president of Coty Americas, will be honored at the Art of Packaging awards dinner on March 12 at the University Club, New York, NY. The award, sponsored by the Pratt Institute and Luxe Pack Monaco, benefits the Marc Rose…
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  • Body Shop Canada in Talks

    CANADA: Body Shop Canada has been approached by a third party regarding divesting its franchise network, said Barry Waite, a spokesman for the company. “It’s very preliminary,” Mr. Waite cautioned. “This is not the first time…
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