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 »
Sales: $135 million (estimated). Corp. sales: $210 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Farouk Shami, founder.
Major Products: Chi and Biosilk professional products.
New Products: new Chi styling S… 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 »
El Paso, TX
Sales: $216 million (estimated) for non-hardware/electrical personal care products. Total personal care sales: $435.2 million. Corporate sales: $1.45 billion.
Key Personnel: Julien R. Mininberg, chief… Read More »
White Plains, NY
Sales: $255 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Keech Combe Shetty and Akshay Shetty, co-chief executive officers.
Major Products: Hair care, oral care, men’s grooming and feminine he… Read More »
Sales: $325 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: James Daniels, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Personal care products including soaps, body washes, deodorants and hair care sold un… Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA
Sales: $425 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Paul DeJoria, co-founder and chairman; Angus Mitchell, co-owner and artistic director of education.
Major Products: Professional hair… Read More »
Westlake Village, CA
Sales: $521 million.
Key Personnel: Mauro Schnaidman, president and chief executive officer; Matt Petersen, senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Tony Prudhomme, senior vice preside… Read More »
Palm Desert, CA
Sales: $1.4 billion (estimated) for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1.5 billion.
Key Personnel: Bill Guthy and Greg Renker, founding principals and co-chairmen; Georg Richter, preside… 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 »
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $7.6 billion for baby, oral and skin care products. Corporate sales: $74.3 billion.
Key Personnel: Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer; Dominic J. Caruso, chief financial officer… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $10.9 billion for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: William P. Lauder, executive chairman; Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer; John Demsey, group president; Ca… 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 »
Pureology: named Noelle Strong as head of sales, Pureology US. In her new role, she will lead the Pureology sales strategy to further elevate the Pureology brand and drive growth for the brand’s hair care and styling business, bringing innovati… Read More »
Alterna Haircare: promoted John Powers to vice president of sales and education, The Americas and Jennifer Rattazzi to area vice president, salon professional, North America. Powers most recently held the position of area vice president, salon profes… Read More »
First quarter highlights at Unilever show sales growth of 2.8% to $13.6 billion (€12.8 billion) with emerging markets up by 5.4%, according to the company. Personal care sales rose 2.7% to $5.1 billion, while home care increased 3.1% to $2.7 bil… Read More »
New from Jeen International are two patented cationic emulsifiers in free-flowing powder format to address a wide array of formulation challenges for both skin and hair care.
Jeesperse ICE-T CIS-2 (PEG-150 distearate (and) cetearyl alcohol (and) pol… Read More »
The male grooming category is one of the fastest growing personal care market segments. As a result, Corbion Purac is offering a wide range of products for men’s care formulations. Core functionalities include moisturization, exfoliation and se… Read More »
Hair salon staple Peter Coppola is expanding with a new hair care line. One of the popular products is Just Blow Blow Out Spray. Enjoy smooth, hydrated hair in less time with the heat-activated formula which is said to provide serious frizz-fighting… Read More »
Stuck in the office in July or just wish you could recreate that windswept summer hair on a rainy day in October? For days like that, Not Your Mother’s created Beach Babe Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner ($7). It is said to create the perfe… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has issued its second call for papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress, Oct. 23-26, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Topics under consideration include:
Sun Protection & Beyond— Submissions may focus on increasing the… Read More »
OGX’s latest new campaign takes aim at bad hair days. The band even celebrated “National Bad Ass Hair Day” with a new website, www.badasshairday.com, and social media campaign using #badasshairday.
“There’s an overwhelm… 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 »
US Patent No. 8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing co… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,306 B2; Access Business Group has patented a method for improving the tensile properties of hair comprising applying to the hair a shampoo, a conditioner, or a combination thereof. The composition is comprised of a lipid and… Read More »
CANADA: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, a business of Unipex Group. Under the terms of the offer, IFF will pay approximately €283 million for the cosmetic ingredi… 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 »
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 »