UNITED KINGDOM: CVSL Inc., Dallas, TX, has successfully funded and closed its previously-announced acquisition of Kleeneze, a UK’s direct-to-consumer businesses.
Founded in 1923, Kleeneze has more than 7,000 independent distributorships,… Read More »
Air Wick is rolling out its new campaign, Home is in the Air, billed as a “heart-warming short film” featuring a military family of eight. The film, inspired by the important role that scent plays in creating an atmosphere at home, t… Read More »
IT Cosmetics has won six QVC Customer Choice Beauty Awards for 2014. Each year, the cosmetics firm won awards for best brow product, best concealer, best highlighter, best eyeliner, best mascara and best face bronzer.
“What’s so special… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Blow Ltd. has raised a total of $9 million from high profile executives (including the CEO of Net-A-Porter and the founders of Lion Capital) to expand its so-called “fast beauty” proposition—in which “time poor… Read More »
Most of my columns are devoted to formulations, but with device sales growing into a billion-dollar category, it’s time to consider products such as toothbrushes and hairdryers. First, the simpler mechanism: the toothbrush. People have been cle… Read More »
Time- and money-strapped consumers are changing the spa industry. The recent recession in Europe created a surge in new spa product launches for home use that offer consumers a way to incorporate high quality, premium, yet more affordable beauty trea… 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 »
Yes, there’s the rainforest and biodiversity, but the country is about so much more, as cosmetic chemists found out at the recent symposium developed by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: M·A·C was the official makeup partner to the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards for the 11th consecutive year. The awards took place May 18 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. The M∙A·C Pro tea… Read More »
Body care has some way to go before it catches up to facial skin care in European markets. A much smaller and less sophisticated market, body care was valued by Euromonitor at $4.3 billion in Western Europe and $900 million in Eastern Europe in 2013,… Read More »
Professional brands are at the cutting edge of the hair care category—a category that will always be shaped by the overall economy. Happi checks in with experts from the bench and behind the styling chair. Read More »