Cosmederm Bioscience, Inc. San Diego, has expanded its TriCalm itch-relief line with two new products: TriCalm Clinical Repair Cream and TriCalm Extra Strength Spray. The new offerings join the firm’s TriCalm Hydrogel to offer a wider line… Read More »
Bring cracked, dry heels back to baby soft with Out of Africa’s new Shea Butter Foot Cream ($7.99). This restorative formulation is enriched with 20% pure and unrefined shea butter. With the addition of peppermint, mint, rosemary and tea tree o… Read More »
CeraVe Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream is the longest-lasting hydrocortisone cream without a prescription for the worst itch symptoms, according to the company. The new product, from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, battles dermatologic maladies from eczema t… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, president of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division; Mich… Read More »
Sales: $1.6 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, director and vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics,… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuart, Ann… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under seven brands—Yves Rocher, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouvance,… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Alain Wertheimer and Gerard Wertheimer, co-owners; Maureen Chiquet, global chief executive officer; John Galantic, president, US and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Fragrances—… Read More »
What happens when you remove typical business constraints and let one of the industry’s leading chemists loose to formulate the best anti-aging product? Skyler Brand Ventures knows the answer.
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El Segundo, CA
Sales: $130 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Dr. Howard Murad, chief executive officer and founder; Richard Murad, general manager; Jeff Murad, vice president, new product development; Hilarie Mura… Read More »
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 »
Jersey City, NJ
Sales: $198 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Thomas Shipley and Andrew Surwilo, co-founders and chief executive officers; John Ende, chief financial officer; Darek Hrynkiewicz, chief… Read More »
Sales: $1.1 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice president and general mana… Read More »
Palm Desert, CA
Sales: $1.4 billion (estimated) for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1.5 billion.
Key Personnel: Bill Guthy and Greg Renker, founding principals and co-chairmen; Georg Richter, preside… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion for beauty and home care products. Corporate sales: $10.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president, Michael Cazer, chief operating officer; Su Jung Bae, ch… Read More »
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $7.6 billion for baby, oral and skin care products. Corporate sales: $74.3 billion.
Key Personnel: Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer; Dominic J. Caruso, chief financial officer… Read More »
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula has cast actress Jennifer Love Hewitt as the star of its latest pregnancy ad campaign. Due this summer with her second child, Hewitt will bare her pregnant belly for the brand as the face of its trusted stretch mar… Read More »
Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… 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 »
SWEDEN: Moberg Pharma AB has acquired Balmex from Chattem, the US Consumer Healthcare Division of Sanofi. The purchase price was $3.9 million, according Moberg Pharma.
Balmex is best known for its diaper rash treatments. An adult line for soothing s… Read More »
One of the perks of working at Happi is the range of products that make it to our desks. Over the years, I’ve tried all manners of skin and hair care products, but with little or no reaction from my loved ones or co-workers; maybe I’m not… Read More »