Just like stopping the car to ask for directions, it appears that when it comes to facial skin care, men don’t think they need any help.
While some 80% of men use grooming products, facial skin care is the category with the biggest opport… Read More »
BASF has opened its new clinical and consumer testing center at its 160,000 square foot R&D facility in Tarrytown, NY. The new Tarrytown Consumer Testing Center (TCTC) is equipped with the most sophisticated clinical instrumentation available for… Read More »
Recent trends in color cosmetics are leading to shifts in how US consumers are allocating their beauty spending, according to Mintel’s Color Cosmetics US 2015 report. One of the latest trends driving interest in the category is bold, groomed br… Read More »
The at-home spa market is an important one in Europe, where the cost of having professional treatments is less affordable and culturally less of a norm compared to markets such as Asia. Traditionally positioned as a luxury investment or a pampering e… Read More »
Professional skin care brand FarmHouse Fresh has introduced 100%-natural, handcrafted Facial Buffing Biscuits ($24). Recommended for normal to oily skin, Strawberry Lavender (pictured) contains strawberry extract, which is rich in polyphenols and vit… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men&rs… 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, cosm… 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 Stuar… Read More »
Sales: $2.7 billion
Key Personnel: Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra, founder and board member; Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos, chairman and co-founder; Roberto Oliveira de Lima, chief executive officer; José Roberto L… Read More »
Sales: $27.4 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and chief executive officer; Laurent Attal, executive vice president, research and innovation; Nicolas Hieronimus, president, selective divisions; Barbara Laverno… Read More »
White Plains, NY
Sales: $255 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Keech Combe Shetty and Akshay Shetty, co-chief executive officers.
Major Products: Hair care, oral care, men’s grooming and feminine he… 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 »
DSM conducted a new in vivo study on Chinese volunteers with its Syn-Coll peptide. According to the company, it revealed a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Syn-Coll also helps reveal a more lifted, sculpted look as well as refi… Read More »
Say hello to smooth skin with Comfy Fig Body Scrub Jam, new from Lubrizol. With a rich jam-like texture and fruity fig scent, this relaxing scrub warms skin on contact while exfoliating dry skin cells, according to the company.
Carbopol Ultrez 30 po… Read More »
Beraca’s Beraclays line of Brazilian rare clays offers a unique variety of colors and distinct cosmetic benefits obtained through sustainable production. It is comprised of a wide range of natural color shades containing no artificial dyes or p… Read More »
In the first quarter of 2015, sales of US prestige beauty products were $2.6 billion, a 5% increase from Q1 2014, driven by makeup and fragrance, according to The NPD Group. Skin care sales remained flat after experiencing growth for the past three c… Read More »
The new Artistry Men Collection targets the two primary skin care needs of men: oil control and hydration, according to the Amway brand. The line, which includes face wash, shave foam, post shave toner, serum concentrate and facial moisturizer, is fo… Read More »