The HallStar Company has expanded its natural functional ingredients portfolio with the acquisition of FloraTech’s Florasolvs natural esters product line. The deal includes the FloraTech trade names and proprietary manufacturing technology for… Read More »
Morinda, a creator of anti-aging beverages, supplements and skin care products, is unveiling its latest innovation: TruAge Skin Age Therapy Gel ($42). According to the company, Therapy Gel helps to reverse the skin-aging effects that start when… Read More »
Massage Envy Spa has performed its three millionth facial. The milestone treatment took place at franchise’s Fredericksburg, VA location, and the lucky member was offered a one-year membership to Massage Envy Spa and a one-year supply of Murad… Read More »
Agaia’s industrial laundry detergent, Evolve Laundry Complete 203L, has been certified by Green Seal as the first detergent to meet its recently published GS-51 guidelines for Laundry Care Products for industrial and institutional use.
Five Ev… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council’s Science Symposium attracts more than 300 industry leaders and decision-makers and offers personal care products industry staff one-stop shopping for information about microbiology, quality assurance, environ… Read More »
The Chinese authorities have now abolished the requirement for animal testing for most cosmetics manufactured in the country, including shampoo, makeup, many skin care products and perfume. According to Cruelty Free International, this is “grea… Read More »
The eyes are the first area of the face to show age. Youthful eyes make your entire face appear fresher. Consumers are demanding problem-specific products, as confirmed by Euromonitor. According to Euromonitor, the sales of anti-aging skin care produ… Read More »
Dove, Lifebuoy, Pantene, Lux, Palmolive, Colgate, Tide and Surf are among only 16 global FMCG brands that are purchased more than one billion times a year, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s Brand Footprint study. The research also shows that the… Read More »
La Bella, a leading Hispanic brand in styling and beauty products, unveiled a rejuvenated product packaging design and brand logo after nearly three decades of the same look. The new packaging and logo initiatives reflect a more modernized approach f… Read More »
A pioneer in the field of silicones for personal care products, the latest creations at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA) are emulsifying elastomers, KSG-210/KSG-710, and KF co-emulsifiers.
According to the company, KSG-210 is an excellent W/O e… Read More »
Coca-Cola, Colgate, Oreos and Downy are part of an elite list, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s Brand Footprint study of the 50 Most Chosen Global FMCG Brands. In fact, only 16 global FMCG brands were chosen by consumers more than one billion t… Read More »
It could have been worse—he could have been president. Remember when Steve “Flat Tax” Forbes wanted to be President of the United States? He couldn’t buy the nomination then and now, it turns out, he can’t hold on to the… Read More »
Whether women are looking to hide their gray, add a dash of color or tame unruly flyaways, demand for hair colorants and styling products is on the rise throughout Latin America, according to analysts. Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are the three large… Read More »
Sales: $810 million
Key Personnel: Kenji Ikemori, chairman and chief executive officer; Kazuyoshi Miyajima, president; Tsuyoshi Tatai, vice president; Yasushi Sumida, executive director and general manager of Fancl Research Ins… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, chairman of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division; Micha… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s grooming. Personal care—Chilly and Intima Roberts feminine hygiene, Neutro R… Read More »
Sales: $3.2 billion
Key Personnel: Itsuo Hama, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care, home care and household cleaners.
New Products: Fabric Care&… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 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 c… Read More »
Sales: $5.0 billion
Key Personnel: Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer; Antonio Belloni, group managing director; Pierre Godé, vice chairman; Nicolas Bazire, development and acquisitions; Chantal Gaemperi… Read More »
Steve Goddard has witnessed a lot during his decades-long career in the professional hair care industry. He’s relied on that knowledge to create Pravana,
a hair color company celebrating its 10th anniversary. Read More »
A new level of education was reached by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in June when chemists gathered on the 40th floor of Building 7
at the World Trade Center complex in New York City to learn about antioxidants. Read More »