Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later this year.
The Dr. Organic br… Read More »
Bell Flavors and Fragrances has developed a line of Asian inspired flavors that can take consumers on a journey throughout Southeast Asia.
The flavors of Southeast Asia have a variety of tastes including hot, spicy, tangy and sweet. While the flavor… Read More »
Members of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) treat more than 5.8 million children, teenagers and adults in the US and Canada and, as such, pay close attention to important aspects of their treatment: their oral hygiene home care. Crest/… Read More »
Just For Men is looking for the “Best Beard Ever.” Led by New York sports legends and rhyming duo Keith Hernandez and Walt “Clyde” Frazier, the contest invites people to upload their best beard and mustache photos for a chance… Read More »
FaceCake Marketing Technologies, Inc. has inked a partnership with Tarte Cosmetics in which consumers will be able to search for, virtually try on and purchase Tarte products when using the ShadeScout, FaceCake’s mobile app. Launched this sprin… Read More »
ASTM International revealed that a new safety standard for labeling and packaging individually wrapped liquid-detergent laundry packets is on track for final approval. The standard (F3159-15, Consumer Safety Specification for Liquid Laundry Packets)… Read More »
LATVIA: A new online company is allowing consumers to create their own customized cosmetics. MixNature.com, a company operating from Riga, Latvia, has opened up what it is calling a “natural cosmetics online laboratory, giving EU consumers the… Read More »
NEW ZEALAND: MuLondon’s entire organic skin care range has been included in SAFEshopper, a cruelty-free shopping guide produced by Save Animals From Exploitation (SAFE). All companies appearing in the guide have signed a legally binding stateme… Read More »
Much as they are in skin care, European consumers are changing their hair care regimens to include a variety of targeted products for different hair and scalp conditions. As a result, the scope for product innovation is much wider, as companies exten… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »
After missing the final cut for the CEO spot at Procter & Gamble, Martin Riant is heading home. Riant, a senior executive who oversees some of P&G's biggest brands including Pampers, Bounty and Always, is retiring after more than 35 ye… Read More »