January 31, 2008



Rise in 2Q Sales at P&G


The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) reported net sales growth of 9% to $21.6 billion for the second quarter.   continue reading »

Colgate Reports Strong Fourth Quarter



January 30, 2008



NPD Group Announces Winners of First Consumer Choice Awards


The NPD Group Inc. surveyed women across the country to find out which prestige beauty brands have the most buzz.   continue reading »

Kline Analysts Say Clinique-Allergan Deal Sets Beauty Industry Precedent


Beauty industry analysts at worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company are calling the recent announcement by Estée Lauder to marry its powerhouse Clinique brand with specialty pharmaceutical company Allergan a shrewd diversification strategy   continue reading »

January 28, 2008



Elizabeth Arden Signs Licensing Agreement with Aeffe


Global prestige beauty company Elizabeth Arden, Inc. has entered into an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement with Aeffe S.p.A. for the development, marketing and distribution of fragrance, cosmetics and skincare products with Italian fashion de   continue reading »

January 25, 2008



OmniReliant Holdings Acquires Topical Pharmaceutical Patent


OmniReliant Holdings, Inc. of Tampa, FL has formally acquired the rights to a unique patented topical pharmaceutical product.   continue reading »

January 24, 2008



Clinique Collaborates with Allergan for Skin Care Line


Clinique Laboratories, LLC has collaborated with global medical aesthetics company Allergan, Inc. on a new skin care line to be sold exclusively in U.S. physicians’ offices.   continue reading »

L'Oréal To Acquire YSL Beauté


Deal with PPR worth 1.15 billion euros   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Fifth Annual CITY Awards


The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) announces its fifth annual CITY Awards for Cosmetic Innovators of The Year.   continue reading »

January 23, 2008



Obagi Medical Products Introduces ELASTIderm System


New Line Proven to Reduce the Visible Signs of Aging on Chest and Neck Area   continue reading »

P&G Signs with Appleton for Microencapsulation Technology


Appleton, a developer of capsule chemistries and applications, has signed a supply agreement with Procter & Gamble.   continue reading »

January 22, 2008



Hans F. Hansen - Skincare For Men


Hans F. Hansen - Skincare For Men   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Announces 2008 Events


There are a variety of Luxe Pack events scheduled around the globe this year—from New York City to Shanghai.   continue reading »

January 21, 2008



L'Oreal Initiates Nationwide Recall of Lightening Kits


L'Oreal has initiated a voluntary recall from retail stores in the United States for the L'Oreal Paris Dream Blonde (Baby's Breath Blonde #100 Ultra Lightening) Bleach and Lightening care kit.   continue reading »

January 18, 2008



Akkad Promoted to Newly-Created Position at Estée Lauder


Susan Akkad has been named senior vice president corporate marketing, diversity at Estée Lauder Companies Inc.   continue reading »

January 17, 2008



P&G Beauty Rolls Out New At-Home Color System


Perfect 10 by Nice 'n Easy is a new, high-performance permanent color crème from P&G Beauty.   continue reading »

January 16, 2008



Minx Nails Hits High-End Salons


Minx Nails Become an Exciting Differentiator for High-End Salons   continue reading »

Guthy-Renker Acquires Hair Restoration System


Direct response television company Guthy-Renker has acquired Scalp Med, a hair restoration system.   continue reading »

January 15, 2008



UK Organic Certifier Bans Nano Ingredients


A British organic certifier announced that it would prohibit the inclusion of manufactured nanoparticles in products it certifies.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Names Andy Clarke President of Specialty Retail


Inter Parfums, Inc. announced that Andy Clarke has been named president of Inter Parfums USA LLC – Specialty Retail Division.   continue reading »

January 14, 2008



Skincare Company Dismissed Without Prejudice from Patent Infringement Lawsuit


Skincare Company Dismissed Without Prejudice from Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Allergan, Inc.   continue reading »

Call for Papers for NYSCC Spring Seminar


The NYSCC will present its Spring Seminar on April 8 in Jersey City, NJ.   continue reading »

January 11, 2008



Acquired Coty Brands Boost Ascendia’s Third Quarter


Ascendia Brands, Inc. reported preliminary operating results for its 13 weeks that ended Nov, 24, 2007.   continue reading »

January 10, 2008



New President at Victoria's Secret Beauty


Shashi Batra has been appointed as president of Victoria's Secret Beauty.   continue reading »

January 9, 2008



Japanese Cosmetic Pioneer Shu Uemura Passes at 79


Shu Uemura, the celebrated Japanese makeup artist and founder of the Shu Uemura cosmetics brand sold to L'Oreal in 2003, died of pneumonia Dec. 29.   continue reading »

Procter & Gamble Announces Appointment of Director


P&G announced the appointment of Patricia A. Woertz, chairman and chief executive officer of Archer Daniels Midland Corporation, to the company's board of directors.   continue reading »

January 8, 2008



Avon to Cut 2,400 Positions in Financial Plan


Avon Products Inc. announced it plans to cut 2,400 jobs as part of a multi-year restructuring plan.   continue reading »

January 7, 2008



P&G Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Blue Cross Labs


Procter & Gamble has filed a lawsuit against Blue Cross Laboratories of Santa Clarita, CA, for the infringement of its Herbal Essences packaging.   continue reading »

Physicians Formula Honored for Launch Strategy


Physicians Formula won the 2007 WWD Industry Award for the Best Executed Launch Strategy.   continue reading »

January 4, 2008



SCC Announces 2008 Continuing Education Programs


The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Continuing Education Advisory Committee announced the schedule of classes for January-April 2008.   continue reading »

Industry Mourns Loss of Dr. Goddard


Renowned colloids and surface scientist Dr. Desmond Goddard recently passed away.   continue reading »

Minnesota Bans Mercury From Cosmetics


Minnesota Bans Mercury From Cosmetics, Scents   continue reading »

January 3, 2008



Malie Kaua'i Introduces 'Beauty that Beautifies our Earth'


'Beauty that Beautifies our Earth'   continue reading »

Avon Partners with MSNBC Financial Expert


Avon Products, Inc. announced a new partnership with Suze Orman, renowned personal finance expert.   continue reading »

January 2, 2008



L'Oréal Award to be Presented at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival


L'Oréal Paris and Women In Film to Present the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth 'Vision' Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival   continue reading »

New Report Delves Into Naturals Trend


The Benchmarking Company’s newly-released Pink Report uncovers the attitudes, fears and aspirations of two specific groups of women.   continue reading »

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