Colgate-Palmolive Company reported worldwide net sales fell 3% to $4.2 billion in the fourth quarter, even as unit volume grew 2.5%. The company noted that pricing increased 3.5% and foreign exchange was negative 9.0%. Organic sales grew 6.0%. Q4 net… Read More »
By Samantha Brown, Tony Gough and Virginia Kropac, Innospec Performance Chemicals
Published March 4, 2015
For many years, sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) have been the mainstay surfactant base in personal care cleansing formulations. Increasingly, however, there is a move to replace these and other sulfate-containing surfact… Read More »
The Environmental Working Group has updated its annual guide on sun care products, and the Personal Care Product Council is taking the group to task about “false and misleading statements about sunscreen products and their ingredients.”&n… Read More »
PORTUGAL: Jerome Kantner of Mainz, Germany won the 2013-2014 All-Star Challenge, the annual global competition that recognizes the best men’s hair stylists in the world. The American Crew All-Star Challenge focuses on the art of men’s gro… Read More »
At the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Meeting in New York in December, Evonik Corporation displayed three posters highlighting developments in ingredient chemistry for state-of-the-art leave-on, rinse-off and active formulations for perso… Read More »
Dow Corning’s beauty care experts have broken through one of the barriers that has challenged the hair care market for decades with the development of a new Frizz Index testing method. While the number of frizz control products on the market co… Read More »
Advertising in use by Church & Dwight and Unilever’s Dove has been impacted by the National Advertising Division (NAD) and the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), respectively.
NAD recommended that Church & Dwight discontinue cer… Read More »
The Jed Foundation’s Love is Louder movement and Benefit Cosmetics recently teamed up for the Inner Beauty Challenge, a week-long campaign that helped girls and women kick off 2014 with a focus on what really matters: feeling empowered, confide… Read More »
GERMANY: Beauty is big business both in Brazil and at In-Cosmetics. Now, the two will share the stage in Hamburg, Germany, when In-Cosmetics opens a new Country Focus feature sponsored by Beraca that will explore how the South American country has be… Read More »
Younger men are more likely to use moisturizers than their older counterparts.
Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care routine, but according to new Mintel research report on the male grooming sector, some 58% of men ages 18-24 a… Read More »
The arrival of a new year can be such a motivating event to make improvements in one’s life. If it’s February, most folks have already forgotten the resolution they made on January 1. But no matter what the calendar reads, it is always a… Read More »
Most Americans spend the bulk of their waking hours at work. Some say that Americans’ “best” hours are given to their employers. If workers like their jobs and/or workplace, they can accept that reality without a fight. Yet, when e… Read More »
Elizabeth Arden, Inc. posted financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013. Net sales slipped 3% to $343.6 million.
Net sales for the company’s international segment increased by 5.3% to $118.9 million, and were strongest… Read More »
Following an almost year-long campaign, the next generation of space explorers has been revealed at the conclusion of the Axe Apollo Space Academy (AASA). With more than one million worldwide entries received, 107 individuals from 60 countries were s… Read More »