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 »
On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Toledo, OH, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold a new “hands on lab experience” on liquid foundation emulsion technology.
This course will interest those who are entering the cosmetic industry and would l… 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 »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated a… Read More »
Suki: added natural cosmetics veteran Curt Valva to the team as general manager and senior vice president of sales. The move follows a 15-year term at Aubrey Organics, where he served as president, chief operating officer and general manager with 17… Read More »
Lumene: tapped Michel Dallemagne to serve as CEO. He will be responsible for accelerating the growth of the business internationally, building on the solid foundation, achieved to date under the leadership of Tapio Pajuharju and the management team.… Read More »
Blue, like beauty, is apparently in the eyes of the beholder.
Beiersdorf recently won a ruling from a top court that gives it a second chance to defend a trademark for the blue color on its Nivea products in an ongoing fight with Unilever. The… Read More »
KOREA: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. recently received several honors for its humanitarian efforts around the world. These honors, from Korea, Greater China and the US, recognize the company for its commitment to improving the lives of children worldwide… 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;… 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: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care an… 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 Jouv… Read More »
Sales: $32.8 billion
Key Personnel: Michael Treschow, chairman; Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief financial officer; Douglas Baillie, chief human resources officer; David Blanchard,… Read More »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… Read More »
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: $150 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Jeremy Johnson, co-founder and chief executive officer; Jerrod Blandino, co-founder and chief creative officer; Eric Hohl, president.
Major Products:… 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 »