Nothing says cold weather like a new, premium line of lushly scented body care essentials crafted with clean, organic ingredients. Skin & Co. Roma is now introducing the Umbrian Apothecary line that offers four distinct collections with bath and… Read More »
CANADA: Hardwood floor care company Bona US has increased its distribution in Canada. Bona retail products have been available in select markets for the past few years; however, this latest effort will markedly increase availability as well as o… Read More »
Like in so many other countries, skin care is the largest segment within the Brazilian cosmetics, toiletries and fragrance industry, according to ABIHPEC (the Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Industry). Body care sales ha… Read More »
Functionality and the addition of beauty benefits are key trends in Europe’s bath and shower market, where the preferred method of personal cleansing is taking a shower. Annual growth in the nearly $5.9 billion European bath and shower market h… Read More »
Aware Products: added Ni’Kita Wilson as vice president of sales and innovation. Wilson, an experienced cosmetic chemist and nationally recognized beauty expert, will extend Aware Products’ geographic reach and bring added depth to its wor… Read More »
Consumers around the globe are getting their first look at Amway’s newly redesigned Satinique hair care portfolio—with award-winning structural packaging and graphics created by global brand agency CBX.
The project—which took top d… Read More »
Sweet or spicy? Why not both! Vitabath’s festive Holiday Carrier ($9.99) includes a set of four 2oz coordinating body washes and hydrating lotions in its top-selling holiday fragrances: Sweet Pink Peppermint and Spice Is Nice. Perfectly package… Read More »
It is common to use antibiotics to kill bacteria both internally and externally on the human body. But researchers say they’ve created a new category of personal cleansers.
In an article in The New York Times Sunday magazine, author Juli… Read More »
Recent outbreaks of Ebola and Norovirus have put the spotlight back on proper
hygiene and sanitation methods. Against this backdrop, industrial and institutional cleaning product marketers show off their wares and share their concerns at Interclean, ISSA’s annual trade show. Read More »
L Brands, Inc. reported net sales of $1.078 billion for the four weeks ended Nov. 29, 2014, an increase of 9%, compared to net sales of $988.5 million for the four weeks ended Nov. 30, 2013. Comparable store sales increased 8% for the four week… Read More »
In response to the ban on polyethylene beads, Alban Muller rolled out two options for personal care products: Scrubamis and Silicami. Scrubamis is made of fruit pits and shells with a beige to brown hue. It offers gentle and non-aggressive exfoliatio… Read More »
Once sold door to door, Whip-It is now at Bed Bath and Beyond stores throughout the US and Canada. The cleaning product has been on Home Shopping Network (HSN) as an “As Seen on TV” brand for the past three years.… Read More »
Despite a slowdown in growth in the European hair care market, innovation has helped maintain consumer interest. No longer regarded as a regular personal care staple, the hair care routine has evolved to include sophisticated products, such as serums… Read More »
Ling Skincare’s latest creation is the Spiritual Organic Lifestyle (SOL) Body Collection. Each fragrance collection within SOL includes a Body Butter, Green Tea Massage & Bath Oil and Body Hydrator. Scents include Mandarin & Lavender (f… 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 »
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, Jill… Read More »