December 28, 2009



Drugstore.com to Acquire Skinstore.com


The acquisition will create one of the largest online beauty retailers, offering a wide array of both mass and prestige products.   continue reading »

Yves Rocher, Eco-Beauty Pioneer, Dead at 79


The French industrialist founded a business empire on the concept of “beauty through plants.”   continue reading »

December 22, 2009



Calgon Plans Brand Overhaul


The rebranding includes new packaging, logo, product extensions and a new marketing campaign.   continue reading »

December 21, 2009



Goody to Launch New Marketing Campaign


The brand is staging a transformation in order to become a "modern, confident beauty brand."   continue reading »

Sanofi-Aventis to Acquire Chattem


Company aims to boost its consumer brands.   continue reading »

December 18, 2009



Sally Beauty Buys Sinelco Group


Distributor serves 35 countries   continue reading »

L'Occitaine Gains J&J Exec


Petrakis was formerly at Neutrogena   continue reading »

December 17, 2009



New High Glass Introduces Plastics Line


Premiers high-quality plastic bottles, jars and tubes.   continue reading »

Shiseido Builds Overseas Business


Switzerland is next on the beauty company's list   continue reading »

Daisy Garland Blooms at Marc Jacobs


Limited edition EDT for February 2010 release.   continue reading »

December 16, 2009



Lady Gaga, Cyndi Lauper New Faces of Viva Glam


Fundraising campaign from MAC Cosmetics.   continue reading »

Maesa Joins Forces with Alinéa


New range of home fragrance products out in 2010.   continue reading »

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Now Available in a Jar


Classic formula in a new application style.   continue reading »

Henkel Wins Packaging Awards


Honors for Dial Yogurt Liquid Soap Refill and Dial Cranberry Antioxidant Bar Soap   continue reading »

Parlux Named 'Most Innovative Marketer of the Year'


Recognition given by WWD Beauty Biz   continue reading »

Yves Rocher Line Counters Environmental Damage


Fights fatigue and anti-aging effects   continue reading »

December 15, 2009



Kline Study Shows Beauty Brands Must 'Act Locally'


Products, marketing need to mirror geographic consumer habits   continue reading »

December 14, 2009



Maybelline Taps Alcan for Color Sensational Lipstick


Packaging includes four-color selection in tune with range.   continue reading »

Unilever Suspends Palm Oil Purchases


Questionable supplier investigated   continue reading »

Shiseido Expands in Vietnam


Opens sales subsidiary and factory   continue reading »

Alberto Culver to Acquire Simple Health and Beauty Ltd.


Simple is the second largest skin care brand on a value share basis in the UK, Alberto Culver's largest foreign market.   continue reading »

December 11, 2009



The Future of Beauty Is Vending Machines


Travel-friendly products available at select U.S. airports from Sephora.   continue reading »

Research Shows Brand Familiarity Rules in Beauty


Beauty differs from consumer goods   continue reading »

December 10, 2009



Clinique Declares December 11 'Happy Day'


Brand partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters to spread happiness   continue reading »

L'Occitane Hires New Managing Director


Petrakis brings over 15 years of expertise to role.   continue reading »

Kruger is Latest L’Oréal Spokesperson


Actress to represent cosmetics and hair care products.   continue reading »

December 9, 2009



Murad Sells Three Millionth Acne Kit


provides money-back guarantee   continue reading »

One Bio Launches Beauty and Therapeutic Treatment Product Line


The green product line was officially launched at a Chinese trade show, as the company focuses on the Asia Pacific region.   continue reading »

December 8, 2009



Maesa Supplies Jacob Beauty With New Natural Lipgloss


Maesa was responsible for handling creative direction, graphic execution, product development and production, quality assurance, and logistics.   continue reading »

December 7, 2009



Sustainable Packaging Coalition Issues Guidelines


Intended to standardize packaging measurement   continue reading »

Machines Dubuit Launches Printing Machinery for Cosmetics


The company has developed Concept 329, a range of three machines for printing a variety of applications.   continue reading »

RiverPack is Now Available in the U.S.


Global supplier to luxury retailers.   continue reading »

Klockner Pentaplast Honored for Packaging


Recognized for producing high-quality films and more.   continue reading »

December 4, 2009



Bottega Veneta Signs with Coty


Italian luxury brand enters fragrance market   continue reading »

December 3, 2009



Ariel Laboratories Partners with Temptu


Airbrush system is popular at Sephora stores nationwide.   continue reading »

December 2, 2009



Anisa Celebrates More Than an Anniversary


Company unites American and Chinese workers cross culturally to celebrate common achievements   continue reading »

NPD Reports Lessened Decline in Prestige Skin Care


Experiences shallowest declines of the year   continue reading »

December 1, 2009



Aveeno and TerraCycle Form Eco-friendly Partnership


The companies have created a program to benefit local communities, non-profit organizations and a featured charity.   continue reading »

Paris Court Fines eBay in Fragrance Case


Fines auction site for continued appearance of perfume ads   continue reading »

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