June 30, 2010



IFRA Refutes Fragrance Health Risk Claims


The international organization believes the claims are scare tactics.   continue reading »

Korean Skin Care Brand Makes U.S. Debut


The star product of the Sulwhasoo collection is the Concentrated Ginseng Cream, which combines roots, berries and water of a rare Korean ginseng.   continue reading »

June 29, 2010



ICMAD Elects Officers and Directors


The new leaders begin their terms July 1, 2010.   continue reading »

Henkel Awarded for Sustainability Commitment


The company has taken home the Walmart Sustainability Award for the second straight year.   continue reading »

June 28, 2010



Report: Color Cosmetics Sales Decline in U.S.


The trend is revealed in a new consumer goods report from Euromonitor International.   continue reading »

Aveda Names New Global Educator


Janell Geason, a two-time NAHA Makeup Artist of the Year, will lead Aveda makeup education.   continue reading »

June 25, 2010



Alpha Introduces Eco-friendly Spray Frost


Full-body spray coatings achieve frosts, uniformly colored finishes and fades.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces 2010 Cosmetic Innovators of The Year


Nine awards handed out, most to entrepreneurial businesses   continue reading »

June 24, 2010



CEW Expands Membership to Men


Decision supports the goals of CEW’s Task Force for Advancing Women and Business   continue reading »

Greyson Names Consultants for Trilexon Licensing


The trio of industry professionals will assist in licensing Trilexon to beauty companies worldwide.   continue reading »

Whole Foods to Require USDA Certification on Beauty Products


Products making an “organic” product claim must be certified to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Program (USDA NOP) standard.   continue reading »

June 23, 2010



Blackhairplanet.com Ratchets Up Marketing Effort


The website ackowledges the rapid pace at which beauty products are coming online.   continue reading »

Apriori Beauty Launches Celloxylin MD


20EX Acid Peel is a natural alternative to professional treatments.   continue reading »

June 22, 2010



World Wide Packaging Wins ICMAD Award


Tube in a Tube created for Avon   continue reading »

Kao Skin Care Line Targets Twenty Somethings


Japanese skin care line says women in their 20s have special needs   continue reading »

June 21, 2010



Anisa International Offers Cash for Cosmetic Brush Design


Manufacturer poses challenge for brushes made with sustainable materials   continue reading »

Tom Ford Beauty Appoints New Leader


Estee Lauder Makeovers: First Smashbox, now Tom Ford   continue reading »

June 18, 2010



Study: Major Growth for Chinese Cosmetics Market


Fast expansion of diversified cosmetic products along with improving spending power will lead cosmetics sales in China to grow at a CAGR of 12.3%, says RNCOS.   continue reading »

Alexa Chung the New Face for Lacoste


She's the first female celebrity to be signed as the face of a Lacoste fragrance.   continue reading »

June 17, 2010



Givaudan Launches Fragrance App for iPhone


The company calls the free app a “personal fragrance consultant in your pocket."   continue reading »

HBA Global Moves NYC Office


Included in the move its the Spa and Resorts/Medical Aesthetics Expo.   continue reading »

June 16, 2010



Sunset Hair Has New Products and Look


The company is targeting new customers with its expanded product range.   continue reading »

June 15, 2010



Estée Lauder Announces Smashbox Team


LA makeup brand shapes up beside Estée Lauder's MAC and Bobbi Brown   continue reading »

Arylessence Announces New Rose Fragrance Collection


The company says the new fragrances are lighter, fresher, and more like real rose.   continue reading »

Free Webinar Announced: Marketing to Today's Latina


Hispanic women want beauty marketers to speak their language, reports Mintel.   continue reading »

June 14, 2010



Deadline Extended for HBA Design Awards


IPDA deadline extended to Friday, June 18th   continue reading »

First NutraCosmetic Summit Offers Insight


Sessions focused on product regulatory challenges, science, and business and marketing.   continue reading »

Coty Captures Four FiFis


Women's fragrance wins in prestige and mass appeal.   continue reading »

Great Salt Lake Beauty Products Launched


Ojaván Products contain over 80 minerals and natural elements designed to help rejuvenate and replenish skin.   continue reading »

June 11, 2010



Big Cats Like Obsession for Men


The Calvin Klein fragrance keeps the animals occupied much longer than other scents.   continue reading »

2010 FiFi Winners Named


Celebrities highlight awards for packaging and fragrance   continue reading »

Manchester United Fragrance Takes Flight


Airline passengers who purchase the fragrance can take part in a soccer-themed drawing.   continue reading »

June 10, 2010



FiFi Awards to be Announced Tonight


Producers of innovative packaging and sensational scents will be honored tonight.   continue reading »

Natalie Portman to Rep Christian Dior


The brand has yet to reveal which fragrance the actress will represent.   continue reading »

Rebranded Calgon Launches New Website


The new site comes on the heels of a complete rebranding effort including new packaging, logo, product extensions and a new marketing campaign.   continue reading »

June 9, 2010



Matchmaking Program Announced for Cosmoprof


The program is offered free online to help registered attendees connect with exhibitors before, during and after the event.   continue reading »

AmStem Launches Stem Cell Beauty Products


The HomStem line includes a toner, lotion, essence, neutro cream, eye cream and mist.   continue reading »

June 8, 2010



Estee Lauder Makeup Stylist Sets World Record


Rick DiCecca, global makeup stylist, applied lipstick on 303 participants to successfully break the previous record of 180 applications.   continue reading »

e.l.f. Celebrates Two Million Online Orders


The lucky 2 millionth purchaser will win an assortment of grand prizes with a total value of $3,500.   continue reading »

June 7, 2010



Free webinar to focus on short-run label printing


For brands in need of labels, the webinar will discuss the economics and advantages of digital print.   continue reading »

Antique Perfume Bottle Sells for Record Sum at Auction


an engraved Guerlain bottle from 1870 sold for €45,600 at an auction in France.   continue reading »

June 4, 2010



Global Beauty Group 'Shares' in Joint Venture


The partnership recognizes the importance of the opinions of family and friends in regard to beauty product purchasing.   continue reading »

L'Oreal 'Brandstorm' Competition Finalists Headed to Paris


The winning team at the International Finals will be awarded with a trip worth €10000 and the L'Oreal Brandstorm Cup for their university.   continue reading »

Ulta Releases First Quarter Results


Net sales increased 19.1% to $320.2 million from $268.8 million in the first quarter of 2009.   continue reading »

June 3, 2010



Avon Expands in India


A brand new 9-acre plan can produce 50 million units per year.   continue reading »

Sibu Beauty Line Now Available at GNC


The sea buckthorn-based products can now be found at 1,300 stores in the U.S.   continue reading »

June 2, 2010



Deadline Nears for HBA Package Design Awards


All IPDA finalists are displayed in the IPDA Showcase at HBA Global Expo in New york in September.   continue reading »

First FiFi Awards Online Charity Auction Announced


Proceeds will benefit breast cancer research and Usher's New Look Foundation.   continue reading »

June 1, 2010



Oriflame Has Big Plans for India


The Swedish personal care company will launch 25-30 new products monthly in India.   continue reading »

Chrislie's New Lashem Addresses Irritation


The formula, the company says, provides a delivery system that permeates the active ingredient, an oligo polypeptide, directly to the root of the lash.   continue reading »

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