BioMimetic Laboratories, a portfolio company of Skyler Brand Ventures, has rolled out Erasa XEP-30 anti-aging skin concentrate ($160). The brand has exclusive rights for two years to use patented XEP-30 active, billed as next generation neuropeptides… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, president of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division;… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care an… Read More »
What happens when you remove typical business constraints and let one of the industry’s leading chemists loose to formulate the best anti-aging product? Skyler Brand Ventures knows the answer.
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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 »
Galderma Laboratories, L.P., and the National Rosacea Society have launched “Break Up with Your Makeup,” billed as an educational campaign and contest to empower those with rosacea to feel more confident in their own skin.
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Q Laboratories, Inc. welcomed Matthew Lemp as chemistry laboratory group leader.
Lemp will be responsible for sample flow through in the chemistry lab and will also have a role in analyst training and scheduling, new client development and expanding… Read More »
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 »
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 »
Galderma: named a new president of Galderma Laboratories, L.P. along with a new leadership team in anticipation of several new product launches in the upcoming months.
The new leadership team includes Todd Zavodnick, former vice president and genera… Read More »
Q Laboratories, Inc.: welcomed Michael Baim, PhD, as chemistry laboratory supervisor. He will be responsible for the everyday operations of the pharmaceutical and food chemistry labs, including analyst training, technology upgrades, client outreach a… Read More »
Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. (CRL): welcomed Kyle McGovern as vice president of business development. He will develop its service offering and facilitate expansion into new markets. McGovern joins CRL with a wealth of experience within the in… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has extended its appreciation to members and companies for their dedication and interest in the Society through voluntary contributions made during the dues renewals for 2015.
President’s Club: Geoffrey J.… 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 »
The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), headquartered in Knowlton, Québec, Canada, has acquired Chemaid Laboratories, a Saddle Brook, NJ formulator and manufacturer of skin care and hair care products.
“This is a key strategic… Read More »
US RE45,335 E1; a patent has been reissued to Tec Laboratories, Inc., Albany, OR, for a method for removing urushiol from a person’s skin while simultaneously relieving and healing contact dermatitis associated with urushiol.
The steps entail… Read More »
Dr. Denham Herman, pioneer of research on aging, passed away at the age of 98. He developed the “Free Radical Theory of Aging” in 1954. His hypothesis however, did not attract any serious consideration from the medical community for almos… Read More »
Installed at most recent annual meeting in New York City, the 2015 board of directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is headed by Tony O’Lenick (Siltech LLC), who will serve as president. Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories, Inc.) is the… Read More »
Sunscreens have been in the headlines recently. We start the New Year with an act of Congress, The Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA), which was just signed by President Obama into law in November. Its implications will be debated extensively in the futu… Read More »
The final stage of the Indian animal testing ban on cosmetics has now been announced, according to Cruelty Free International, as it is ending the import of animal tested cosmetics into the country.
This move follows the steps taken in t… Read More »
President Obama had the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) on his desk before Thanksgiving week.1 Time to give thanks and celebrate. His signature has the potential to protect a needlessly at- risk population from sun damage. The Senate passed the SIA on… Read More »
European consumers are putting more effort into their oral care routines by trading up to products with more advanced claims aimed at helping prevent tooth decay and addressing dental hygiene issues. This shift in attitudes is helping to boost Europe… Read More »
Recent outbreaks of Ebola and Norovirus have put the spotlight back on proper
hygiene and sanitation methods. Against this backdrop, industrial and institutional cleaning product marketers show off their wares and share their concerns at Interclean, ISSA’s annual trade show. Read More »