Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal is expected to close later this year.
The Dr. Organic brand, which was first sold exclusively at NBTY’s H… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published September 1, 2015
The concept of nanotechnology was introduced in 1959 by Richard Feynman, a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. In the past 46 years, nanotechnology has made a lot of progress, and this column will briefly review recent developments in this field.… 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 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 »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… 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 »
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 »
Introducing Tarte’s all-new LipSurgence lip crème ($24) in an array of shades to provide a rich, creamy color veil that stays in place as maracuja, jojoba seed oil, shea butter and vitamin E keep lips looking youthful and full while rest… Read More »
The buzz at Showa Denko includes Apprécier (APPS), a novel vitamin C derivative that is characterized by its strong and immediate penetration into the skin, according to the company.
In recent years, hyperpigmentation and sun damage hav… Read More »
Alberto VO5 has a Facebook-based petition out for a star of its own on Hollywood Boulevard. The legendary hair care brand was created in 1955 after a Culver City chemist named Alberto developed a reatment with five vitamin oils that kept TV star… 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 »
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 »
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 »