In the Chilean Andes, a unique tree has been praised for centuries for being the source of a natural wood and skin treatment—Quillaja saponaria molina, also referred to as Soap Bark tree. When reduced to a powder and mixed with water, the bark… Read More »
Clé de Peau Beauté celebrates the mysterious beauty of Venice with the la Beauté Vénitienne collection. The Eye Color Quad ($80 for palette and case; refill, $55; case, $25) includes Optical Color Formula, which melts into… Read More »
Direct-to-consumer hair care brand Madison Reed has partnered with Sephora to sell its Root Touch Up brush-on powder in Sephora stores nationwide and online. Madison Reed’s Root Touch Up will be available in Sephora stores for $30. … Read More »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated… Read More »
Professional skin care brand FarmHouse Fresh has introduced 100%-natural, handcrafted Facial Buffing Biscuits ($24). Recommended for normal to oily skin, Strawberry Lavender (pictured) contains strawberry extract, which is rich in polyphenols and vit… Read More »
The recently published Ingredients for Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaning Applications report by international market research and management consulting firm Kline finds that some country markets are increasing at double-digit rates du… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Brandon Leigh, chief financial officer; Chris Davis, chief operating officer
Major Products: Brands include Imperial Leather, Carex, Cus… Read More »
El Segundo, CA
Sales: $130 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Dr. Howard Murad, chief executive officer and founder; Richard Murad, general manager; Jeff Murad, vice president, new product development; Hilarie Mura… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion for beauty and home care products. Corporate sales: $10.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president, Michael Cazer, chief operating officer; Su Jung Bae, ch… Read More »
Micro Powders, Inc. has appointed Superior Materials, Inc., Garden City, NY, as its exclusive Northeast sales agent to represent its personal care product line of specialty micronized wax additives. Superior Materials will represent Micro Powde… 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 »
Crown Shaving Company, Toronto, Canada, has added a new body talcum powder based on decades of experience serving customers in its old-world style barbershop.
“We saw the need for a super-moisture-absorbing body talc that can keep a man feelin… 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 »
Superior Materials, Inc., an established specialty chemical agent/distributor headquartered in Garden City, NY and celebrating its 69th year representing leading manufacturers, added Micro Powders, Inc. to its product portfolio effective May 1, 2015… Read More »
Micro Powders, Inc.: welcomed Arvind Shah to its personal care division as senior chemist. He will be responsible for the development of new and innovative products for skin care, color cosmetics, hair care and other applications within the personal… Read More »
The third time is definitely not the charm. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to StriVectin, Moy-Fincher Medical Group and Skin Authority LLC.
According to the letter sent to StriVectin (following a December… Read More »