Kolmar Laboratories, a custom manufacturer of color cosmetics, skin care and personal care products located in Port Jervis, NY, is making significant capital investment to expand its 264,000-sq.-ft. facility, constructing a dedicated manufacturing ar… Read More »
Revlon is buying The Colomer Group (TCG) for approximately $660 million, saying the deal will help it reach new salon customers and cut costs. The acquisition reunites Revlon with its one-time unit in an effort to expand its global distribution.
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Merz Pharma Group has entered into a definitive agreement with Swiss dermatology company Neocutis to acquire the privately held company’s cosmetics, OTC and Rx skin care business, which includes Neocutis, a line of physician-dispensed topical s… Read More »
Salvona Technologies LLC introduced time-release technology with big implications for personal care products, said the company. MultiSal Fragrance is an encapsulation technology designed to enhance the effectiveness of active ingredients in aromather… Read More »
Deforestation fueled by the demand for palm oil has raised concerns in consumers’ minds. Naturex offers manufacturers a sustainable option when it comes to formulating personal care products without palm oil.
According to the company, in… Read More »
Ecocert, the global organic certification body, has verified that Ashland Care Specialties’ Supercol GF Guar and Supercol U Guar rheology modifiers conform to its standards and those of COSMOS for natural cosmetics. The organizations certify fi… Read More »
Healthy Hoohoo is natural, gentle and paraben-free line of feminine care products for, well, um, just what you think. The range features wipes as well as a wash that are fragrance and gluten-free. The products are said to gently remove odor causing b… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council will conduct its latest two-part webinar, “Supply Chain Integrity: How to Manage the Delivery and Handling of Bulk Chemicals,” on Sept. 18 and Oct. 2 from 12:30-2pm (EST).
According to the Council, effe… Read More »
CHINA: Lenzing AG and Nox-bellcow (ZhongShan) Nonwoven Chemical (NBC) have formed a joint venture to manufacture facial masks based on Tencel Skin. The launch of co-branded facial masks made of 100% Tencel Skin allows consumers in China to make an in… Read More »
GERMANY: Beiersdorf has rolled out new Nivea Celluar Anti-Age, which the firm is billing as a special milestone for the brand in the anti-aging sector.
In the formula creation alone, more than 8,500 women were actively involved in order to ensure th… Read More »
AUSTRALIA: Jurlique is opening its farm doors so visitors can experience the true farm-to-bottle process and see how organic skin care is grown, hand-tended and hand-made.
The certified organic Jurlique Farm, located in the Adelaide Hills of Sout… Read More »
DENMARK: DermaOxy, a subsidiary of Danish medical company MedicTinedic ApS, is looking to expand to the US market, and is seeking strategic partners to launch several new skin care products. New products include oxygen concentrators, anti-aging serum… Read More »
CANADA: Fifty-four high-efficacy Zep Commercial cleaning and drain care products are now available at Canadian Tire. The offering launched earlier in the year and is featured primarily in the household cleaning aisle of participating Canadian Tire st… Read More »
Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, www.sensient-cosmetics.com, has a product called Color’N Cap Sil that encapsulates a dyestuff in a silica matrix. It results from a combination of silica sol-gel chemistry and a spray-drying process.
The sol is… Read More »
BASF has an opening for Cosmetic Chemist to join our Personal Care team in Tarrytown, NY reporting directly to the Group Leader, Global Development and Technical Service Effect Pigments. The ideal candidate should be self motivated, driven and innovative, with an interest in cosmetic formulation, testing analysis, research and documentation. Read More »
Hair care products, such as shampoos and conditioners, are widely used by most consumers in Western Europe, so any sales gains in these categories are unspectacular. Rather, the potential for growth is higher in Central and Eastern Europe, wher… Read More »
Sales: $877 million
Key Personnel: Kenji Ikemori, chairman and CEO; Tsuyoshi Tatai, vice president; Yasushi Sumida, executive director general manager of Fancl Research Institute; Norihiro Shigematsu, executive director vice p… Read More »
Sales: $938 million
Key Personnel: Hiroo Kaneda, chief executive officer, officer of Sunstar Suisse SA, chairman of nomination committee and director of Sunstar Suisse SA; Shigeto Yasuoka, president, representative execu… Read More »
Sales: $1.3 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre Fabre, chairman of the board; Pierre-Yves Revol, vice chairman of the board; Didier Miraton, group CEO; Eric Ducournau, Dermo-Cosmetics CEO; Thierry Denjean, human resources offic… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Christian Courtin-Clarins, chairman; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer; Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, R&D director; Jonathan Zrihen, president, Clarins Groupe Americas.
Major Pro… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Cosme Decorte AQ, Awake, Cosme Decorte, Beauté de Kose, Jil… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Cha, vice chairman and chief executive officer; Keon O Kim, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s grooming. Personal care—Borotalco soaps, shower gels, talcum powder; Neutro… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Sir Christopher Gent, chairman; Sir Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Emma Walmsley, president, consumer healthcare worldwide.
Major Products: Oral care—Aquafresh, Biotene, D… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion
Key Personnel: Sadayoshi Fujishige, chairman; Itsuo Hama, president; Masazumi Kikukawa, executive general manager, health and home care products; Kenjiro Kobayashi, executive general manager, international d… Read More »