Dr. Hauschka: appointed Carolina Hayes as vice president of sales. She joined Dr. Hauschka in 2011 with more than 20 years of beauty experience. Prior to Dr. Hauschka, she held beauty and sales executive functions for small and large companies within… Read More »
Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later this year.
The Dr. Organic br… Read More »
CA Botana has released advanced formulas of its popular Sea Enzyme line to address hair loss. According to the company, the new Sea Enzyme Botanical Hair Serum works with the reformulated California Botanical Shampoo and Conditioner utilizing the lat… Read More »
Perfectly petite to fit in the palm of your hand, Out of Africa’s award winning, eco-friendly shea butter is now available in a new 4oz jar ($11.99). This pure, unrefined shea butter is a best seller in the natural beauty category, according to… Read More »
A recent article, “Implementing the Use of Chemical-Free Products in a Perinatal Unit,” recommended Earth Mama Angel Baby as a safer alternative for hospitals.
The paper was published after extensive research and implementation, using An… Read More »
Dr. Bronner’s purchased full-page advertorials written by company president David Bronner in several major magazines including The New Yorker and Forbes. The advertorial, titled “How to Cover Up the Pesticide Industry’s GMO Scheme a… Read More »
LATVIA: A new online company is allowing consumers to create their own customized cosmetics. MixNature.com, a company operating from Riga, Latvia, has opened up what it is calling a “natural cosmetics online laboratory, giving EU consumers the… Read More »
SPAIN: Corbion has announced that a second production plant for L-lactic acid received approved supplier status under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR), and as such, products can be used in biocidal products. The Spanish p… 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 »
The Natural Products Association Industry Champion Award has been awarded to AAK USA Inc. The honor recognizes notable contributions to the natural products industry above and beyond commercial success.
The award ceremony took place in Baltimo… Read More »