Carma Laboratories, Inc. appointed Keith Edgett as vice president of research and development. Edgett, who officially joined the firm on Jan. 1, 2015, is responsible for leading all facets of product development, global regulatory compliance and prod… Read More »
Unilever has picked up Kate Somerville Skincare LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are excited to be adding Kate Somerville to the Unilever Prestige personal care portfolio,” said Vasiliki Petrou, SVP-prestige brands. &l… Read More »
L’Oréal USA has inked a partnership with 3-D bioprinting company, Inc. Developed between L’Oréal’s US-based global Technology Incubator and Organovo, the collaboration will leverage Organovo’s proprietary NovoGen… Read More »
Currency headwinds continue to batter the home and personal care industry. Procter & Gamble said sales declined across all major segments in the third quarter due to a strong dollar. P&G executives predict that the dollar will drive a 5 to 6%… Read More »
The latest innovation at OPI is a new line of blendable nail lacquers. ColorPaints Blendable Nail Lacquer is a line of ultra-luminous nail lacquers that let you layer and mix colors to create one-of-a-kind looks, according to the company. Featuring s… Read More »
Recent developments with the FDA and the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) have cast a shadow on the filter approval process in the US. In case you missed it, the FDA has basically rejected the call to speed up the approvals of the Time and Extent Appli… 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 »
Coach, Inc. is packing its bags and will leave Estée Lauder to join Interparfums SA as the companies have entered into an 11-year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement. In the new accord, Interparfums will create, produce and distrib… Read More »
JAPAN: Shiseido will establish a global innovation center in Yokohama’s Minato Mirai 21 District.
The new research center is scheduled to start operating by the end of 2018, according to the firm, which also plans to increase R&D via sever… Read More »
Seasonality isn’t just for food; it’s a key beauty trend, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC). Rather than simply using the change of seasons as a reason to introduce color stories or scents, beauty manufacturers are incr… Read More »
The FDA has decided to move the goal post. It has declared that to approve a new UV filter you must surpass the requirements of a New Drug Application (NDA). The new hurdle set by the FDA is that all such ingredients must pass the stringent req… Read More »
Consumers’ attitudes toward tanning and the use of sun protection products are influencing trends within the European sun care market. Sun care usage is no longer just about protecting the skin and other sun-related health concerns, but increas… Read More »
Yes to, Inc.: welcomed Neil Grimmer, co-founder and CEO of organic kids nutrition company Plum Organics, to the board of directors. An imaginative force and designer of ideas, products and brands, Grimmer has led the launch of more than 150 products… Read More »
L’Oréal has been named one of Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World” for 2015. The annual ranking honors leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation.… Read More »