The latest in vivo study carried out by Lipotec on Antarcticine marine ingredient confirmed the active’s ability to counteract the effects of extreme weather on the skin. This biotechnological ingredient with cryoprotective properties shi… Read More »
Belle Époque ($20) is Lipstick Queen’s new hydrating balm collection. According to the company, Belle Époque balms are rich and soothing, filled with algae extract, rich in omega 3, 6 and 9, and infused with shea butter in three f… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »
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 »
Kryolan’s Cream Color Circle Interferenz ($21) is an iridescent cream makeup set with metal-free pearlescent effects. According to the company, this circle is perfect for shimmering accents on the face and body. Also ideal as a cream eye color,… Read More »
Model Joan Smalls has teamed up with Estée Lauder on a line of lipsticks. The Pure Color Envy Matte Lipstick collection includes 12 matte shades like Neon Azalea (pink), Extrovert (eggplant purple), Shameless Violet, and Commanding, a black ch… Read More »
Luxury skin care line Luzern Laboratories has forged a partnership with the Breast Cancer Fund. To coincide with the launch of the Bio-Suisse Lip Enhancing Treatment and Bio-Suisse Lash and Brow Enhancing Treatment, Luzern is donating 25% of the proc… Read More »
Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Burt’s Bees, passed away on July 5 among family and friends in his hometown in Maine. He was 80.
Shavitz, who sold honey from a roadside stand, met Roxanne Quimby in 1984. She started making candles from Shavi… Read More »
The market for color cosmetics represents a fun and innovative space. Croda offers formulators an ever-expanding toolbox of ingredient technologies that are designed to maximize the performance benefits and aesthetic appeal of their cosmetic pr… Read More »
Cosmetics brand Nudestix has forged a partnership with digital makeover app Perfect365 in which users will now be able test out a #GONUDE makeover featuring digitized Nudestix products, then buy the featured eye, lip and cheek colors from their… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Miguel Krigsner, founder and chairman; Artur Grynbaum, chief executive officer; Fernando Modé, vice president, corporative; Lia Azevedo, vice president, organizational and hum… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $450 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Eric Chen, founder, chief executive officer and president; Bill George, president and chief operating officer, Markwins Beauty Products.
M… 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 »
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 »