Ampro Industries, Inc. has rolled out a new styling SKU under Clear Ice—a protein-free gel version that is alcohol-free and has been enhanced with coconut oil to make the it more moisturizing and flake free—as well as new Foaming Wrap Lot… Read More »
With orange ginger sorbet, bramble berry gelato and vanilla crème, Method is taking the scents of summer into the kitchen and bath. These new season fragrances are available in gel hand wash, foaming hand wash, and a brand first—cleansin… Read More »
In an effort to help parents combat germs that children may come in contact with on airline tray tables, public bathrooms, hotel remotes, touch screen kiosks and more, b4 has developed a hand sanitizer and packaged the gel in small, single-use packet… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,658,142 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a cosmetic composition comprising: a polyester obtained by reacting tetraol, a linear or branched saturated monocarboxylic acid, a cyclic dicarboxylic acid containing from 6 to 12… Read More »
Fitz Chem: welcomed Angela Johnson to its Care Chemicals team. She joins the company as business development specialist, with expertise in personal care, HI&I and food markets. Johnson will be working with customers throughout the Midwest in this… Read More »
Dial continues to take food trends into the shower gel category, introducing new body washes—Dial Yogurt and Dial Vitamin Boost. Dial Yogurt Body Wash has two variants—Dial Greek Yogurt, which is moisturizing and enriched with naturally p… Read More »
Evan Alexay, a 15-year-old high school student from Teaneck, NJ, is the young man behind launched Spikez Galore, a new hair products company specializing in products for men.
“Hair gels attracted my interest at about age 13 when I… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,658,588 B2; S.C. Johnson has patented a cleaning composition that contains nonionic surfactant; polyalcohol; hydrophilic polymer; mineral oil; a non-ethoxylated blend of linear primary alcohols and water. The composition is a gel havi… Read More »
Coty has reported that net revenues for the first half of fiscal 2014 fell 3% to $2.50 billion.
“We faced a challenging second quarter, as expected. US market softness particularly in the mass fragrance and nail categories, and the high… Read More »
The 2014 Product of the Year roster is out—with winners chosen by 40,000 consumers through a survey conducted by market research group TNS. Mike Nolan, global CEO of Product of the Year, says the goal of the award is to “help consumers ma… Read More »
For some years, the European men’s grooming market has experienced slow, steady growth, reflecting a gradual change in men’s usage behavior. Often touted as the “next big thing,” the market has yet to fulfill its potential and… Read More »
Category leaders are formulating lotions and sprays that feature anti-aging ingredients with improved feel and performance, making today’s sun care products easier to incorporate into both the daily routine and a day at the beach. Read More »
No pain, no gain. When it comes to over-the-counter products, the best-performing segments include analgesic rubs and anti-itch treatments. Acne treatment sales may be down a bit, but when folks are hurting, they’re
turning to OTC treatments rather than relying on their doctors. Read More »