SOUTH AFRICA: Croda has officially opened its new Center of Excellence for Africa. Located in Parkhaven, Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, the new center is the latest example of Croda’s commitment to innovation, coupling efficacy testing and app… Read More »
Happi spoke to Frédéric Boned, senior director global marketing and innovation for personal care at DSM, and David Paxton, global consumer and market insight manager, about the company’s new Beauty Connection platform and how market and consumer insights are incorporated into DSM’s innovation strategy. Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $450 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Eric Chen, founder, chief executive officer and president; Bill George, president and chief operating officer, Markwins Beauty Products.
M… Read More »
In-depth research from Olay shows how gene expression changes impact the appearance and quality of women’s skin as they age across every decade. Olay’s Multi-Decade and Ethnicity (MDE) study reveals biological commonalities among a unique… Read More »
Symrise has launched Conexión Latina, a program designed to help manufacturers from the beauty, household and oral care industries offer Hispanic consumers fragrance and flavor solutions that are suited to their needs. In the US, the purchasin… Read More »
L’Oréal USA is expanding its presence in the ethnic beauty category. The company will acquire Carol’s Daughter for an undisclosed amount.
Headquartered in New York City, Carol’s Daughter is a premier American multi-cultural… Read More »
The Michigan Chapter’s Fall Scientific Symposium—The Future of Beauty—will take place Sept. 4 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, MI.
The four talks scheduled during the symposium are “Regulatory aspects of non-traditional pr… Read More »
Whether women are looking to hide their gray, add a dash of color or tame unruly flyaways, demand for hair colorants and styling products is on the rise throughout Latin America, according to analysts. Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are the three large… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $10.1 billion. Net income: $1.0 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2013.
Key Personnel: Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus; William P. Lauder, executive chairman; Ronald S. Lauder, chairman,… Read More »
The newest chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Michigan, has set aside Sept. 3-4 for its “Future of Beauty” symposia.
The event, which will be held at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, will include the following speakers: Janet B… Read More »
In the April column of The Sunscreen Filter (p. 46) I described the ever-expanding problem of air pollution and its effect on human health in general and the skin in particular. Air pollutants were classified as primary or secondary and methods for q… Read More »
Global anti-aging product sales topped $122 billion in 2013 and are growing nearly 8% a year. The the market is dynamic, but full of questions; luckily, you’ll get all the answers when you attend Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tablet… 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 »
Unilever has signed an agreement to sell its Soft & Beautiful, TCB and Pro-Line Comb-Thru brands to Strength of Nature. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The sale, which excludes TCB’s business in Africa, is expected to close this month.… Read More »