Algenist introduces Lip Renewal Balm SPF 15 ($25), a nourishing formulation with the brand’s proprietary ingredients derived from microalgae.
Alguronic acid and vitamin E are included for anti-aging properties, while golden seaweed and licoric… Read More »
The state of sunscreen regulations is in flux. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently signaled its intention to regulate future sunscreens in the US differently. Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, former FDA deputy, wrote an article in the New… Read More »
In a world of inadequate sun care options, who decides which sunscreen products are available to you? In the US, the Food and Drug Administration seems to have absolute authority over the approval process that results in sunscreen products on store s… 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 »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… 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 »
Jersey City, NJ
Sales: $198 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Thomas Shipley and Andrew Surwilo, co-founders and chief executive officers; John Ende, chief financial officer; Darek Hrynkiewicz, chief… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has issued its second call for papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress, Oct. 23-26, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Topics under consideration include:
Sun Protection & Beyond— Submissions may focus on increasing the… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
The first line of defense in helping to reduce the risk of developing melanoma is by wearing broad spectrum UVA and UVB SPF protection, and L’Oréal Paris and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) have launched the “It’s THAT W… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… Read More »
Recent developments with the FDA and the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) have cast a shadow on the filter approval process in the US. In case you missed it, the FDA has basically rejected the call to speed up the approvals of the Time and Extent Appli… Read More »
Many of the trends driving growth in facial skin care are also applicable to the body care market. European consumers seek convenience and value, but also demand products that offer more than basic moisturization, such as anti-aging properties and in… Read More »
Pevonia’s YouthRenew Tinted Cream SPF 30 is billed as a 5-in-1 daily defense moisturizer. The SKU delivers a brighter, more luminous glow in just five seconds through its Flash Action Unisphere, a new botanical and cosmeceutical complex embedde… Read More »
During the past decade, Brazil has climbed to lofty height in the global color cosmetics industry. In 2008, Brazil was the No. 6 makeup market in the world; by the end of 2014, it had reached the No. 3 spot by growing more than 50% between 2009 and 2… Read More »