The at-home spa market is an important one in Europe, where the cost of having professional treatments is less affordable and culturally less of a norm compared to markets such as Asia. Traditionally positioned as a luxury investment or a pampering e… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… 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 »
Sales: $1.1 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice president and general mana… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
Two venerable names in household and personal care topped Ace Metrix’s Brand of the Year list in the 20 most competitive video advertising categories. In household, Mr. Clean came out on top, while Colgate was named the winner in personal care.… Read More »
Through a partnership with DuPont, Procter & Gamble will use cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide laundry detergent, making Tide Cold Water the first brand in the world to blend cellulosic ethanol in a scalable and commercial way.
Although… Read More »
Paradoxically, when oily skin gets stripped, it leads to the production of more sebum. And yet, when oil formulated for the face is applied, skin believes it is moisturized and sebum production is under control. Restorsea’s latest creation is a… Read More »
Despite a slowdown in growth in the European hair care market, innovation has helped maintain consumer interest. No longer regarded as a regular personal care staple, the hair care routine has evolved to include sophisticated products, such as serums… Read More »
The Robbinsville High School Robotics Team, Nemesis, took third place at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) World Championship Competition in St. Louis in April. The team is sponsored by the New York Chapter of the… Read More »
Category leaders are formulating lotions and sprays that feature anti-aging ingredients with improved feel and performance, making today’s sun care products easier to incorporate into both the daily routine and a day at the beach. Read More »
Milk ingredients fuel this new moisturizer.
Farmhouse Fresh has rolled out Three Milk Ageless Moisturizer, which delivers anti-aging technologies, according to the brand. It contains coconut milk, milk thistle and milk vetch, a plant extract wi… Read More »
Scrubbing Bubbles has launched “Let’s Bubble,” which the SC Johnson brand describes as a nationwide call to action for Americans to help others by cleaning messes big and small in 2014. Specifically, people can nominate places in th… Read More »
The Jed Foundation’s Love is Louder movement and Benefit Cosmetics recently teamed up for the Inner Beauty Challenge, a week-long campaign that helped girls and women kick off 2014 with a focus on what really matters: feeling empowered, confide… Read More »
Colgate-Palmolive Company reported worldwide net sales rose 1.5% to $4.4 billion in the third quarter 2013. Global unit volume grew 5.0%, pricing increased 1.0% and foreign exchange was negative 4.5%, the company reported.
Chairman, president and CE… Read More »
Clorox’s Pine-Sol brand is launching the “When Life Gets Tough, Women Rise Above It” campaign, and will be teaming up with actress and activist Rosie Perez. Now through Jan.31, 2014, women across America are encouraged to contribute… Read More »