Penreco, Houston, TX, introduced the Ver-sagel R “more rigid” series of hydrocarbon gels. These transparent gels have superior moisturizing qualities, making them ideal for use in cosmetic and personal care products, according to executiv… Read More »
National Starch: James A. Mish has been named director of marketing, global personal care business, responsible for business development and global marketing of offerings to manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products. Mr. Mish previously s… Read More »
l Zotos recently unveiled Biotera Fragrance Free, a complete line of gentle hair care products formulated for consumers who have a sensitivity to fragrance. Products in the line include shampoo, conditioner, leave-… Read More »
CHINA: Beverly Sassoon & Co., Boca Raton, FL, has appointed Keen Ween International Enterprises as its Chinese distributor. Under the agreement, Keen agrees to purchase a minimum of $600,000 VitaOrganic skin care products in the first year and $2… Read More »
British school children gathered in Octo- ber to learn about hair style and color technologies at Hair Affair Day, hosted by the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Scientists and academics from leading companies such as National Starch and L’O… Read More »
Cosmedia SP, a new high-tech polymer from Cognis Care Chemicals, improves the sensorial precision, aesthetics and structure of skin care products from creams to sprays, according to executives. Cosmedia SP, an emulsifying polymer on a polyacrylate ba… Read More »
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) and All Pro Sports Corp. have partnered to raise awareness and target prevention in the fight against skin cancer. Las Vegas, NV-based Skinvisible’s Invisicare polymer delivery system is the ke… Read More »
Pompano Beach, FL-based Airspray International’s Dry Spray dispenser mechanically gives a continuous fine mist for food, household and personal care products.
The Dry Spray dispenser is refillable, safe and environment-friendly due to its ab… Read More »
Bayer AG and SC Johnson signed a letter of intent last month regarding the sale of Bayer AG’s household insecticides business to SC Johnson.
The sale should be completed by the end of this year, Bayer executives said in a statment.
The sa… Read More »
Bedford Park, IL-based Raani Corp. has expanded its hot fill production capacity for personal care products. This constitutes the fourth major production expansion during the past three years, executives said.
Dr. Eugene Frank, senior vice preside… Read More »
Helen of Troy Ltd., a marketer of brand-name personal care products, today reported record earnings for the second quarter and six months ended Aug. 31, 2002. Second quarter sales were $111 million versus sales of $112.6 million for the same period o… Read More »
Dr. Yin-Tung Wang of Aloecorp, Broom-field, CO, received the Yun-Ho Lee award of scientific merit at the International Aloe Science Council (IASC) annual meeting last month in Las Vegas. The award is based on the submission of papers on novel aloe ve… Read More »
Physiocee, a French-based skin care company, is getting its feet wet in the U.S. with its marine-based skin care products. The company’s best-sellers include Pure Vitamin C complex, Hydrat Skin Repair patches with Marine Collagen and Multivitam… Read More »
CHINA: Japan-based Kao Corp. has established a wholly-owned holding company in Shanghai to expand local operations. Kao (China) Holding Co. will supervise the three Kao firms that make and sell household chemical products in China.
Kao’s sk… Read More »
The Gillette Company’s second quarter sales rose 5% to $2.02 billion, while net income increased 27% to $293 million. For the six months ended June 30, 2002, net sales grew 6% to $3.76 billion, while net income increased 25% to $516 million.… Read More »
UV protection's not just for sun care products anymore. More skin care products provide a defense against UVA and UVB rays and with the addition of antioxidants, they help UV-damaged skin recover more quickly. Read More »