A tetrapeptide that offers protection against UV damage is the latest ingredient to join Lipotec’s Preventive Cosmetics portfolio.
RCP Therapeutics is set to recieve significant investment from a US-based venture capital firm which will lead to the spin off of a new company dedicated to cosmeceuticals.
Croda has overcome rising raw material costs to report substantial increases in both sales and profits for the third quarter.
A sluggish September has forced L’Oreal to cut its sales and profit forecasts for the financial year.
The global luxury market is facing its first recession in six years, according to a recent report from Bain and Company.
An increased advertising spend and new product launches have helped UK cosmetics player Reckitt Benckiser to weather tough economic conditions.
Sales growth at Symrise was dampened in the third quarter by weakening demand at the luxury end of personal care and in fine fragrances.
Estée Lauder has lowered expectations for the year in the light of ‘extraordinary uncertainty’ in the global economy.
The safety of the common skin whitener kojic acid has been called into question by a European scientific body.
L’Oreal plans to cut 200 jobs at a Welsh factory, blaming unsustainable logistical costs associated with higher overseas sales and a decline in the UK supplier base.
Shiseido has upped its profit forecast for the first half of the year but the company warned that business conditions will be tougher in future quarters.
A number of new launches from the Van Cleef & Arpels and Lanvin brands have helped drive third quarter sales for Inter Parfums.
Takasago International Corporation has announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Wessel Fragrances, in an attempt to increase its global footprint.
Italian biotech company the Institute for Biotechnological Research (IRB) has released an anti-ageing ingredient based on edelweiss stem cells.
Supported by a burgeoning sales force, Oriflame reported rapid growth in both turnover and profit in the third quarter.