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 »
For one of its latest nailcare items, leading American brand Sally Hansen called on Topline Products for a full-service order. On one end of the pack is a gel made of fine quartz grains (6.8ml), with a clear silicone spatula designed for easy applica… Read More »
Enhance Skin Products, Reno, NV, has earned a patent from Japan for the use of hyaluronan (HA) and bioactive glass to facilitate the deposition and penetration of bioactive microparticulates through the skin. The patent forms the base for Enhance Ski… 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 »
Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal is expected to close later this year.
The Dr. Organic brand, which was first sold exclusively at NBTY’s H… Read More »
In a world of inadequate sun care options, who decides which sunscreen products are available to you? In the US, the Food and Drug Administration seems to have absolute authority over the approval process that results in sunscreen products on store s… 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 »
Vantage Specialty Ingredients now has two new technologies in its product portfolio. Curoxyl and Curcylic—formerly offered by Essential Ingredients (Ei)—are now available at Vantage Specialty Ingredients.
Curoxyl Benzoyl Peroxide Gel USP… Read More »
Skin care company Derma E now offers the Purifying skin care line. Doctor developed and clinically tested, the Purifying skin care regimen contains a powerful detoxifying blend from the earth and sea, fortified with marine algae extracts Kimarine Wak… 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 »
New York, NY
Sales: $1.9 billion.
Key Personnel: Ronald O. Perelman, chairman; David L. Kennedy, vice chairman; Lorenzo Delpani, president and chief executive officer; Javier Asarta, executive vice president, chief… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $4.5 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Bart Becht, chairman and interim chief executive officer; Patrice de Talhouët, executive vice president and chief financial offi… Read More »
New york, NY
Sales: $15.0 billion for oral care, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $17.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Fabian Garc… Read More »
Sales: $68.9 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley, chairman, president an… 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 »
QVC founder Joseph Segel has come out of retirement to launch ProfilePro, a new business that he contends will disrupt the hair care business. ProfilePRO is billed as a “totally new customized hair care system enabling hundreds of millions of p… Read More »
It may not be the pits, but it’s certainly not coming up roses, either. Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just a 2% gain in 2013 (the latest… Read More »
The Lubrizol Corporation’s skin care business introduces a new solution for the continuously changing and demanding skin care market. Its selection of six new and innovative skin care formulations combine novel concepts and performance benefits… Read More »
DHC Velvet Coat ($22.50) is touted as a transformative makeup primer with a sheer, non-greasy powdery gel texture. It fills in pores, fine lines and other imperfections. Makeup also lasts longer and looks flawless all day long, according to… Read More »
Agel Enterprises says it will unveil a new skin care system at its annual convention that will be held in Lyon, France in September. According to the firm, the range has been developed by a “distinguished cosmetic chemist” to &ldquo… Read More »
US Patent 8,999,304 B2; L’Oréal has patented a non-aqueous composition that is capable of forming a gel structure. It is comprised of a structuring agent consisting of a low molecular mass N-acyl glutamic acid diamide having a straight-c… Read More »