Vantage debuted the newest addition to its product line, the Lipomulse Eco Series. Green and sustainable non-ethoxylated emulsifiers are a key area of growth in the personal care market. Vantage has been focused on the development of a new EO-free em… Read More »
According to consultancy company Kline, the natural personal care market has posted double-digit growth every year for the past six years. Today, natural cosmetics and skin care are estimated to be worth $33 billion, accounting for 13% of the overall… Read More »
Method Products has rolled out a new foaming body wash ($6) in an ergonomic bottle. There are four fragrances available: cucumber mint, ruby orange, sea mist and water flower.
“We wanted to create a body wash that would bring a totally unique… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Paris will play host to the premier edition of the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit, which will tackle the major technical and marketing challenges associated with green home care products. The event is scheduled for Oct. 20-21 at… Read More »
CANADA: L’Oréal Canada employees participated in the 6th L’Oréal Citizen Day held in Montreal on July 15 and in Toronto on July 28, in which they dedicated one day to helping local community organizations.
This year, w… Read More »
CHINA: The Hallstar Company has opened its Asia Pacific R&D center in Suzhou, China. Situated in the Suzhou New District (SND), Hallstar New Material Science & Technology (Suzhou) Company Ltd. will serve as the company’s R&D and tec… Read More »
Essential oil has been frequently talked about as a key component of China’s personal care market. By definition, an essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it… Read More »
Today’s surfactants are first and foremost efficacious, say industry suppliers,
but there are a wide range of attributes that must be included in order for this raw material to find its way into a finished product. A list of new surfactants for household and personal product formulations can be found on p. 86. Read More »
Want to reduce obesity and the diseases that go hand-in-hand with it? Get moving! That’s the advice of the Global Energy Balance Network, a new non-profit organization funded, in part, by Coca-Cola.
Now, it’s always a good idea to get up… Read More »
Symrise launched a series of freshly pressed plant juices within its Actipone range. Manually pressed without the use of any solvents, the juice varieties are fully traceable and certified organic. Their proven effects in cosmetic applications range… 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 »
Sales: $150 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Joe Kanfer, chairman and chief executive officer; Mark S. Lerner, president and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer,… Read More »
Sales: $1.1 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice president and general mana… Read More »
Sales: $2.6 billion for household, personal care and industrial and institutional products. Corporate sales: $5.6 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Donald R. Knauss, ex… Read More »
Sales: $4 billion.
Key Personnel: Richard R. Rogers, executive chairman; David Holl, president and chief executive officer; Sheryl Adkins-Green, chief marketing officer; Thomas S. Cho, chief supply cha… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… Read More »
The Museum of Broadcast Communications is honoring SC Johnson’s well-known Raid bugs as one of “Advertising’s 10 Greatest Icons.” In addition to the recognition, the pesty Raid bugs are included in a multimedia exhibition runn… Read More »
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is concerned with the approach taken by EPA to develop the Safer Product Labeling Program and associated Standard. In contrast to tenets from organizations such as the American National Standards Institute… Read More »
When it comes to spring cleaning, are homeowners going green at greater rates? Sales of green household cleaning products in the US grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30% from 2007 to 2010, according to Packaged Facts. However, the marke… Read More »