Shaklee Corp. has embarked on its Infinite Possibilities nationwide campaign to promote “an opportunity that offers economic support to families in 2009.” The campaign kicked off Feb. 9 in Greensboro, NC with planned stops in New York Ci… Read More »
Though they may never admit, guys do care about their looks, which may explain why sales of men’s grooming products are soaring. In 2008, Mintel tracked more 500 new men’s personal care products in the U.S., a substantial increase from th… Read More »
INDIA: CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. will launch Coty’s Adidas range of personal care products—deodorant, body spray, shower gel, aftershave and eau de toilette—in India.
“We will jointly invest in building the brand in the Indian m… Read More »
Aveda, the maker of plant-derived hair care, skin care, makeup and lifestyle products, is the recipient of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 2008 PETA Progress (Proggy) Awards for “Best Cruelty-Free Spa Products.”
In i… Read More »
The development teams responsible for Cognis’ polymeric emulsifiers Cosmedia SP and Cosmedia SPL and Laboratoires Sérobiologiques’ Dermican anti-aging peptide have both earned the company’s internal Innovation Award 2008.… Read More »
Unilever has reaped the rewards from its divestitures during the past year but going forward, results may be somewhat more sobering.
The company reported its fourth quarter profits rose 51% to $1.57 billion (at average exchange rates). For the yea… Read More »
Dow Corning has launched a new interactive Automotive Appearance Chemicals guide that provides essential formulation and application advice. The guide is available at the Dow Corning website, www.dowcorning.com/autocare.
Available for download, th… Read More »
Sweet Grass Farm, a New Hampshire-based manufacturer of all-natural hand cut soaps and household care products, has launched Chappy’s Lip Balm with SPF 15 in new stick packaging. The balms, which are formulated with olive oil, beeswax, aloe, su… Read More »
More caviar please! Alterna is expanding its Caviar line of hair care products beyond blondes, with new Caviar Anti-Aging shampoos, conditioners and leave-on conditioners for brunettes and redheads. All are said to deliver powerful antioxidants to co… Read More »
At the NASCAR Spring Cup Series Champions Week in New York last December, Gillette was given the 2008 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award. According to P&G, Gillette’s Young Guns program—which includes drivers Ryan Newman, who won the… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: John Lewis has been voted the UK’s favorite retailer for the second year in a row in a poll of more than 6000 consumers carried out by Verdict Research.
In the survey ,Verdict quizzed customers about where they shopped… Read More »
INDONESIA: According to a report in The Jakarta Post, PT Unilever Indonesia has opened Asia’s biggest plant for skin care products in Cikarang. The factory, which has a total production capacity of 53,000 tons, will help the company meet overse… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council accepted the top award in the website category for its in-depth consumer information website, www.CosmeticsInfo.org, at PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards luncheon recently at the National Press Club. The award rec… Read More »
Dermadoctor Specialist Skincare celebrated its 10th anniversary last month by redesigning www.dermadoctor.com. The site retains Dermadoctor founder Dr. Audrey Kunin’s beauty advice column.
“With so many skin care products on the market… Read More »
Arch Personal Care Products’ Metabiotics Resveratrol is a biotechnological ingredient for use in anti-aging skin creams and related products. The new material is produced through the fermentation of the small molecule, resveratrol, with the mic… Read More »
For skin care products, MWV’s patented Pure Path technology incorporates the metal spring outside the fluid pathway to eliminate the risk of corrosion and discoloration because no metal comes in contact with the formula. That, in turn, lets for… Read More »
Oriflame has launched North for Men, billed as a modern skin care range for men. A key ingredient in the line is Arctic Pro Defense, which contains rhodiola root extract, an antioxidant-rich polar botanical known for its healing properties that prote… Read More »
Alpha Packaging has rounded out its family of small PET wide-mouth jars for personal care products with new 2-, 3- and 4oz jars. All three, which are built off the same 18 gram pre-form and feature a 58-400 continuous thread neck finish, are ideal fo… Read More »
Bioderbe is a new, nickel tested FDA-approved organic skin care line manufactured by Derbe, an Italian manufacturer of natural skin and hair care products, which has been operating since 1966. This collection of “intelligent cosmetics” is… Read More »
Carol Alt Raw Essentials is a new line of skin care products that feature raw ingredients that the former supermodel contends are better for the complexion because they allow the skin to absorb all of the antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and essenti… Read More »
Stiefel Laboratories has expanded its Revaleskin skin care system with three new products—Replenishing Eye Therapy, Intense Recovery Treatment for extremely dry/damaged or post-procedure skin and Chest/Decolletage Rejuvenating Treatment.
The… Read More »
Axe has entered the hair care game with a new line of products designed to meet guys’ needs and give them “girl-approved hair.” The line, which includes shampoos, conditioner and styling products, is being called by Unilever as the… Read More »
During the past holiday season, Murad, Inc. teamed with Red Velvet Media to send gifts to U.S. troops via Any Soldier a charitable organization supporting U.S. troops in Iraq. Murad’s clinically proven skin care products were included in care p… Read More »
GERMANY: Arch Personal Care Products, South Plainfield, NJ, has earned the 2009 BSB Innovation Prize for its Metabiotics Resveratrol, a new cosmetic ingredient with anti-inflammatory and collagen-enhancing properties that make it ideal for use in ant… Read More »
Surefil LLC, Grand Rapids, MI, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Grand Brands, LLC, in which it will manufacture all Lander product lines.
“The Lander business fits exceptionally well with our new facility,” said Bill Hunt… Read More »