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 »
Many of the trends driving growth in facial skin care are also applicable to the body care market. European consumers seek convenience and value, but also demand products that offer more than basic moisturization, such as anti-aging properties and in… Read More »
Sparkle. Panache. Spectacular special effects. That’s what forward-thinking formulators and chemists are saying about Impact Colors’ Chromagix dynamic collection of multi-variable pigments.
Chromagix colors are prismatic—think of h… Read More »
The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micel… Read More »
Dollar Shave Club is entering the hair care space with new Boogie’s by Dollar Shave Club hair styling products. The range currently includes gel, clay, cream, fiber and paste while a pomade will arrive this summer, according to the company. To… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »