Emil Flachsmann, a Swiss supplier of natural compounds and
ingredients for cosmetics, is to come under the wing of flavours
multinational Frutarom, following an agreement between the two
companies announced this week.
Swiss supplier of fragrance ingredients Givaudan has decided to
start a new share buy back programme of up to 800,000 registered
shares - representing 10 per cent of the share capital, announced
the board of directors this week.
Canadians are being warned by the Canadian health advisory body,
Health Canada, not to use cosmetic nail preparations containing the
ingredient methyl methacrylate (MMA) as it is considered unsafe for
German chemicals companies Degussa of Dusseldorf and Celanese of
Kronberg today welcomed the European Commission approval for the
proposed joint venture between the two companies' European
propylene-based oxo businesses.
The Body Shop founder and ardent environmental campaigner Anita
Roddick was awarded the title of Dame as part of the Queen's
Birthday Honours released on 14 June. She was awarded the title for
her life-long work in retailing,...
In response to growing demand, beauty care product company Combe
incorporated is to start distributing a new shade of Just For Men
Haircolor, recently reformulated with vitamins and conditioners,
this spring that is specifically designed...
US company IMX Cosmetics has launched a custom cosmetics line that
allows customers to mix their own personalised recipes for lip
gloss and other cosmetics and retrieve them at in-store computer
Avon Products, a direct seller of beauty and related products, has
announced it is to retain Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to provide
entertainment-based marketing strategies for the launch of its new
beauty business 'mark'.
Givenchy's Marc Jacobs Men took the awards for Men's Fragrance
Introduction of the Year Noveau Niche: Fragrance Sold in Specialty
Stores, Private Label under 500 doors and Men's Packaging of the
Year at the 2003 annual...
As part of the company's ongoing effort to expand the industry's
widest selection of instant-foam mechanical dispensers, Dutch
company Airspray has just introduced its new WaterGuard
line, engineered for bath and shower...
Avon Products, a world leader in direct selling of beauty and
related products, today said it expects sales and earnings per
share in the second quarter and full-year 2003 to increase in line
with preliminary estimates.
The deadline for the 4th Annual International Package Design Awards
(IPDA) has been extended until June 15th. Finalists and category
leaders will be selected in seven different categories for
cosmetics, personal care, skin care and...
Coty, one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of
fragrances, announced Friday that it has signed a contract to
acquire the fragrances licenses of American fashion designers
Kenneth Cole and Marc Jacobs.
Canada's Omega Biotech, maker of the Protovin grape seed
antioxidant, has introduced its first cosmeceutical product this
month. The anti-ageing cream is said to firm and brighten the skin
and can also repair damage.
A cream composed of cetylated fatty acids (CFA) can improve quality
of life and mobility in patients with osteoarthritis, claims a
study conducted in the US by Connecticut university together with
bioceutical company Imagenetix.
This summer, the US branch of Japanese mail order company DHC
introduces its new Eau de Parfum line of six 'intoxicating'
fragrances. The blends include aromas of jasmine, sandalwood, iris,
lemongrass, vanilla, and cinnamon.
US product development and marketing company Universal Group today
announced the introduction of Old Spice High Endurance shaving
products for men for which the trademark is licensed from Procter
Worldwide cosmetics, skin care, fragrance and personal care
products company Revlon has appointed Stephanie Klein Peponis to
the newly created position of executive vice president, chief
planning and business development officer.
US product development company Universal group - that licenses the
Old Spice High Endurance trademarks from the Procter & Gamble
company - today announced the introduction of eleven new products
US division of Japanese mail order skincare company DHC introduces
alpha-arbutin white mask. The company claims alpha-arbutin is up to
ten times more effective at brightening skin than the traditional
brightening ingredient beta-arbutin.
In a bid to meet escalating demand - in particular from Central and
Eastern European markets - direct seller Oriflame Cosmetics has
acquired a toiletries and fragrances production facility near
Stockholm from Swedish company Nordium.
Israeli nutritional oil company Enzymotec claims its newly
developed natural oil based product, MultOil, has been found to
have a broad efficacy profile in skincare applications. The company
is targeting manufacturers of creams, balms,...
Leading cosmetics and toiletries manufacturer Beiersdorf has
selected Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanisate (TPV) from US company
Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES) for the new actuator head
(dispensing system) of its latest Nivea shaving...
Dutch company Airspray this week reported a growth in profit before
tax for the first quarter that fell in line with expectations and
maintained that the profit growth, of at least 15 per cent, should
continue tax for the full year...
Speciality chemicals company International Specialty Products (ISP)
continues its quest to expand the company's presence in the growing
personal care market segment with the news this week that it has
collaborated with biotech...
First quarter sales at the German speciality chemicals company
remained steady and earnings before interest and taxes rose 10 per
cent on the prior year, giving chairman Professor Felcht cause for
an optimistic outlook for 2003.
In the first quarter of fiscal 2003, German pharmaceutical group
Henkel increased sales, adjusted for foreign exchange effects by
2.8 per cent, over the prior-year period to €2.3 billion. Before
adjustment, sales were 3.1 per cent...
Canadian company CCL Container has launched a new take on its
popular Trimline aluminum container. The first client to use the
new design is Zotos International for its new Hold It! Maximum
Hold Whipped Mousse.
US giant International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), the world's
leading creator and manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, and
Anderson French Salons, this week announced the opening of Anderson
French at IFF.
Procter & Gamble and Pharmavite yesterday announced that
P&G has licensed use of the Olay trademark to Pharmavite to
manufacture and market Olay Vitamins, a vitamin line designed to
address women's health and beauty needs.
Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has licensed use of
the Olay trademark to US pharmaceutical company Pharmavite to
manufacture and market Olay Vitamins, a vitamin line designed
exclusively for women.