Sales: $180 million (estimated)
Key Personnel: James Stammer, CEO; Jessica Donoghue, VP of marketing; Randy Wheaton, VP of product development.
Major Products: Dr. Teal’s Epsom Sal… Read More »
Westlake Village, CA
Sales: $521 million.
Key Personnel: Mauro Schnaidman, president and chief executive officer; Matt Petersen, senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Tony Prudhomme, senior vice preside… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
Pureology: named Noelle Strong as head of sales, Pureology US. In her new role, she will lead the Pureology sales strategy to further elevate the Pureology brand and drive growth for the brand’s hair care and styling business, bringing innovati… Read More »
What’s hot in home fragrance? Luxury, according to data culled by Kline Group. US home fragrance sales set a record last year, and the luxury segment continues to drive this market, accounting for more than 50% of total market sales, according… Read More »
The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
Two US senators introduced legislation in April that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The Personal Care… Read More »
Orla Kiely’s Geranium bath and body range is now available at Nordstrom.com. Inspired by the designer’s fashion prints and retro style, Geranium blends essential oils of geranium, eucalyptus and clary sage.
The collection includes shower… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 4, 2015
Formulators in the trend-setting beauty markets in countries such as France, South Korea and Japan are pushing a new anti-aging active—water. Few compounds are more basic, yet today, water is being billed as the ultimate moisturizer. Luckily fo… Read More »
L Brands, Inc. reported net sales increased 7% to $8.464 billion for the 43 weeks ended Nov. 29, 2014.
Comparable store sales increased 4% and comparable store sales for Bath & Body Works rose 5% during the period, according to the company… Read More »
This month, Olay is launching the new Fresh Outlast Collection ($5.49-$5.99), featuring four “farmer’s market-inspired scents” including White Strawberry & Mint, Orchid & Black Currant, Champagne Mango & White Ginger and… Read More »
Designer Debra Valencia and Landy International renewed the license for Debra Valencia bath and body products into 2017. Building upon the initial success of their worldwide license for bath/beauty products, including the successful collaborati… Read More »
“Paint-and-sip” franchise Painting with a Twist is teaming up with Vitabath to offer bubble bath themed classes complete with special events and giveaways. The art studio franchise will offer a special class where guests can come in and c… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,927,479 B2; The Clorox Company has been awarded US patent coverage for a hard surface aerosol cleaning composition with improved bathroom soil removal. The composition, which develops a foam upon being dispensed, consists of a nonioni… Read More »
Beauty and personal care—an industry traditionally rooted in the ability to touch, smell, sample and experiment with products—is being played by a new set of rules, according to “Beauty and the E-Commerce Beast: 2014 Edition.”… Read More »
The ability to create stable emulsions is a cornerstone of a cosmetic chemist’s training. There are plenty of emulsifiers to choose from on the market, and one of the more interesting ones is Lipoid Kosmetik’s Herbamilk.
The Newark, NJ-b… Read More »
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 »