Sales: $2.7 billion
Key Personnel: Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra, founder and board member; Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos, chairman and co-founder; Roberto Oliveira de Lima, chief executive officer; José Roberto L… Read More »
It may not be the pits, but it’s certainly not coming up roses, either. Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just a 2% gain in 2013 (the latest… Read More »
Strong consumer demand for more diverse styling products has been at the foundation of recent DSM Personal Care research and development work on Tilamar Fix A140.
In addition to its aerosol and spray applications, this ingredient now enables hair ca… Read More »
Lipotec’s research on anti-aging has recently put the focus on the anti-pollution properties of the well-known antioxidant ingredient Lipochroman synthetic molecule. Recent in vitro results have showed a reduction by 99.3% of DNA damage induced… Read More »
Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just 2% growth in 2013, according to Euromonitor. However, innovative formats and a trend toward “chemical… Read More »
Exposure to the elements is of paramount interest to the cosmetics and cosmeceutical industry. Sun and air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, deserves closer inspection. The subject of air pollution and its effect on the skin in particular warrants… Read More »
At its Richmond, VA factory, Fareva USA will begin to manufacture and fill products for Bag-On-Valve aerosols. This site is GMP certified. According to the contract manufacturer, products maintain their integrity with Bag-On-Valve technology, as prod… Read More »
Fareva USA has announced that its factory in Richmond, VA will begin to manufacture and fill products for bag-on-valve aerosols. This site is GMP certified.
According to the contract manufacturer, products maintain their integrity with bag-on-valve… Read More »
I thought it would be interesting to do some research to discover when certain cosmetic applicators were first used and, later, improved upon.
The first is the lipstick container, but a short discussion of the history of the product is necessary. In… Read More »
The majority of Europeans regard the use of a deodorant or antiperspirant as a necessary part of their personal hygiene routine, leaving manufacturers little room to drive volume growth in this mature market.
However, demographic factors, such as ge… Read More »
Like species, companies, industries and trade associations must evolve or die. At its Mid-Year Meeting, the Consumer Specialty Products Association provides details on how it is changing to meet its members’ needs. Read More »
A survey conducted by Abas, the Brazilian Association of aerosols and sanitizing products, found that aerosol usage in Brazil rose 20% from 2009 to 2011 to 702 million units or 1.8 units per capita.
Domestic production accounts for just 47% of the… Read More »
Sales: $32.9 billion
Key Personnel: Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Doug Baillie, chief human resources officer; Geneviéve Berger, chief research and development officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief finan… Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published July 7, 2011
Things are looking up when it comes to underarm protection. The deodorant market in the Big 5 has seen much good news in the past year with all countries reporting gains in value terms. Germany showed the highest growth, followed by France. However,… Read More »
Testing the attributes of hair products can be quite simple. For example, to check the color of a newly formulated hair dye, both gray and brown humanhair swatches are dyed and the results are evaluated. To check foam height of a shampoo, I put 30g o… Read More »