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  • CE.R.I.E.S. Develops Skin Age Score

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Luxury Will Thrive with Empty-Nest Baby Boomers

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Todays Detergents Use Less Water

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • FiFi Awards

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Outsourcing Will Help Small Chemical

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • P&G Personal Care Executive To

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Olympiad of Beauty and Well-Being Will Debut in September of 2004

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Teens Focus on Their Inner

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Germans Name FiFi

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Teens Use Various Modes Of

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • LOral and UNESCO Recognize Women in

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Americans Cannot Live Without Toothbrushes

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • CDC Report Available

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Extracts to Take Place this Month in

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Prestige Beauty Sales Were

    November 14, 2005
    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…