An increasing number of European and American consumers are
adopting functional beauty regimes, driven by a growing tendency to
adopt a preventative rather than a reactive approach to enhancing
and maintaining their appearance, new...
Cosmeceuticals, or supplements that target skin health and beauty,
are seeing fast growth in Europe since emerging as a new concept
but much of the growth so far has come from a handful of brands,
reports Dominique Patton.
The cosmetics and personal care sector is being driven by health
awarenes, spurred on by both the media and governments. A recent
report on the subject suggests that the line between cosmetic and
medical products will become increasingly...
Avon is cutting back on non-cosmetics lines such as jewellery and
toys and concentrating on its international markets in an effort to
stem the effects of a slow US market, which the company forecasts
will not pick up during the course...
Estee Lauder has reported a strong first quarter, with profits
rising 23 per cent to $95 million. And like the rash of other
cosmetics companies posting good results in the last week, it is
the international markets outside of the...
Volume growth of cosmetics and toiletries in Morocco declined
across many sectors particularly in colour cosmetics, skin care and
fragrances. According to a new report from Euromonitor, this is due
to a shift towards Islamic values...
The rapid growth in the use of the natural antioxidant CoQ10 in the
cosmetics and supplement industry has prompted the Japanese
corporation Kaneka to build a new plant in the US and to establish
an American subsidiary to service the...
Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) - the world's leading luxury
products group - has achieved a 9 per cent increase in annual
operating income despite the difficult economic environment of
2003. The US company's perfumes...
L'Oréal may be seeking to acquire Alberto-Culver to ward off
competition in the US hair-care market. With the acquisitions of
Clairol in 2001 and Wella last year, Procter & Gamble has made
it clear that it is trying to usurp...
Demand for anti-ageing products in the US is expected to increase
more than 11 per cent each year to $29 billion in 2007, according
to a new report, and herbals, antioxidants and cosmeceuticals are
expected to satisfy a large part...
Demand for cosmeceutical products in the US is expected to increase
8.5 per cent per year to $5.1 billion in 2007, propelled by a
stream of new and advanced age-defying product introductions,
suggests a new report.