April 30, 2010



Avon's Net Profit Falls Amid Charges


The company said it paid significant fees related to its internal investigation into bribery allegations in China.   continue reading »

Arbonne Partners With Fusion to Revamp Cosmetics


Fusion Packaging was chosen to upgrade the packages from traditional glass containers to airless acrylic bottles.   continue reading »

April 29, 2010



CIBS to Host Ladies Day Spring Luncheon


The May 7 event at the New York Hilton will feature live jazz.   continue reading »

Revlon Reports First Quarter Results


The company will continue to focus on supporting new products like Revlon PhotoReady makeup and Revlon ColorBurst lipstick.   continue reading »

April 28, 2010



Estee Lauder 3Q Profit Rises


The company attributes the growth to strong international business.   continue reading »

Mintel: Online Beauty Market Poised for Major Growth


The firm says that the female Baby Boomer population is more web-savvy than ever, and could be apt to spend online at beauty sites.   continue reading »

April 27, 2010



Anisa Names New COO/CFO


Ken Taylor brings to the company over 25 years of business and financial management experience.   continue reading »

Alberto Culver Announces 2Q and First Half Results


Investments in TRESemme helped generate strong growth in the U.S. and abroad, says the company's CEO.   continue reading »

Ulta Appoints New President and COO


Chuck Rubin joins Ulta from Office Depot where he served as president North American retail.   continue reading »

April 26, 2010



BCBG Max Azria to Enter Fragrance Market


The company, partnering with New Wave Fragrances, is planning an international marketing campaign.   continue reading »

Expanded PXA Set For October


25,000 square feet and 75 booths have been added to the show floor.   continue reading »

April 23, 2010



A 'Clear Return to Growth' for L'Oréal


Quarterly revenue rose 7.4 percent on a like-for-like basis, the company said.   continue reading »

Covergirl Makeup Receives Best Foundation Award


TRUBlend Liquid Makeup by Covergirl received the 'Best Foundation Award' from the American Cheerleader Magazine for its perfectly natural appearance.   continue reading »

April 22, 2010



L'Oréal to Acquire Essie


Essie sold about $28 million worth of nail polish in 2009.   continue reading »

Aveeno Launches Sustainability Guide Widget


In celebration of Earth Day, the widget helps gauge one's impact on the environment.   continue reading »

April 21, 2010



HBA Global Announces New International Sales Director


Based in Paris, Ema Trevena will provide sales outreach and customer support to European beauty and personal care suppliers.   continue reading »

HCT Develops New Brushes For Une


Made from goats hair, the brush handles are constructed of a wood and aluminum combination.   continue reading »

April 20, 2010



Avon to Webcast 1Q Earnings Conference Call


The webcast and presentation will also be archived on the website for one year.   continue reading »

Blinc to Debut New Line on Canadian Shopping Channel


The partnership brings Blinc's products to more than 7 million households across Canada   continue reading »

April 19, 2010



Sibu Beauty Launches Green E-Book


The "10 Days to a Greener You" series, written by health, beauty and sustainability experts, celebrates Earth Day 2010.   continue reading »

L'Occitane Seeking Up To $810 Million in Hong Kong IPO


Proceeds from the IPO will be used to expand distribution in high-growth, emerging markets.   continue reading »

April 16, 2010



MWV to Produce Packaging for L'Oreal's Garnier Nutrisse


MWV will manufacture packaging for 52 Garnier Nutrisse product variations and 242 stock-keeping units.   continue reading »

AptarGroup Reports Record 1st Quarter


Demand from the fragrance and personal care markets helped drive results.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Names Two New Global Faces


The new models join Hilary Rhoda, Carolyn Murphy, Elizabeth Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow.   continue reading »

April 15, 2010



Alpha Packaging Expands Into Europe


The company is opening its first European production facility in Roosendaal, the Netherlands, and has also acquired a local PET blow molder.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden to Partner With John Varvatos Apparel


The previous licensee for John Varvatos fragrances and skincare was Shiseido Americas Corporation.   continue reading »

Leighton Meester Named Spokesperson for Herbal Essences


The hair care brand becomes the first worldwide beauty campaign for the actress.   continue reading »

April 14, 2010



La Prairie Group Reports Steady Growth in 2009


The Swiss company in the premium cosmetics segment achieved stronger growth than the market average.   continue reading »

Clarins Becomes Gold Sponsor of Global Spa Summit


The 2010 Global Spa Summit will be held May 16-19 in Istanbul, Turkey.   continue reading »

April 13, 2010



Nutra3 Complex Launches New Oral Strips


The products will be on display in September at the Nutra3 Complex booth during the HBA Global Expo in New York.   continue reading »

Avon Suspends Four Execs Amid Bribery Investigtaion


The probe reportedly includes the alleged purchase of international trips for Chinese officials.   continue reading »

April 12, 2010



Report: Iran is Now World's 7th Largest Cosmetics Consumer


According to an Iranian newspaper, the country spends $2.1 billion on beauty products annually.   continue reading »

CEW Announces Indie Beauty Award Finalists


The winner, determined by the CEW Board of Governors vote, will be revealed on May 21, at the Waldorf Astoria New York.   continue reading »

April 9, 2010



Stars Line Up for this Year’s FiFis


A star-studded cast adds dazzle to June 10 event   continue reading »

Beauty Packaging Announces Luxe Pack Seminar


Three industry experts lined up to speak on sustainable packaging   continue reading »

April 8, 2010



Regis Reports Third Quarter Revenues


The company reports that consolidated revenues decreased 2.7 percent in the third fiscal quarter of 2010 to $588 million.   continue reading »

Shiseido to Enter Growing Mongolian Market


The move will expand the firm's presence to 74 countries and regions.   continue reading »

April 7, 2010



Speakers Announced for ICMAD Workshop


The April 29 event will cover some of the latest regulations governing the industry, with ample time allotted for questions and answers.   continue reading »

Kline Reports Slight Drop in 2009 Cosmetics and Toiletries Sales


Nail polish was the only category to post a double-digit increase, reaching 14.3% growth in 2009.   continue reading »

Michael Kors to Receive Fragrance Foundation HOF Award


Kors will be honored June 10 for his ingenuity, creativity and dedication.   continue reading »

April 6, 2010



Pari Beauty Announces Makeup Artist Scholarship


Six deserving students will be awarded $1,000 Makeup Artist Scholarships.   continue reading »

TRIA Beauty Launches New At-home Skincare System


To celebrate the launch, TRIA Beauty is opening a temporary pop-up beauty boutique in New York City.   continue reading »

April 5, 2010



CIBS April Luncheon Features Celeb Makeup Artist


Emmy Award winning artist Eve Pearl will be on hand at the April 14 event.   continue reading »

Finalists Announced for 2010 FiFi Awards


The announcement comes in anticipation of the Finalists Breakfast on April 23.   continue reading »

MWV to Unveil New Low Profile Pump in Bologna


The company says the new low-profile Adagio pump is able to deliver a 0.500ml output of products for the prestige and masstige cosmetics marketplace.   continue reading »

April 1, 2010



Carson Gray Elias Joins Expanding MS&LGroup


The industry expert will serve as the new SVP, beauty and luxury.   continue reading »

Rio Tinto Mulls Offer for Alcan Beauty


The offer serves as another step toward completing the divestment of Alcan Packaging.   continue reading »

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