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 a… 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 »
The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micel… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »
Ideal for cosmetics, the latest creation at Guzen Development is a High Vitamin D Mushroom Powder. According to the company, this vegan ingredient, produced in California, is organic certified in the US and EU. It provides 5000 IU of vitamin D2 per g… Read More »
The winners of the 2015 Product of the Year Awards—a select few chosen from the votes of more than 40,000 consumers—have been announced.
“Nearly 50,000 new packaged goods products are introduced each year,” said Rich Fryling,… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »