July 30, 2010



Makeup for Muslims Launched in UK


Muslim businesswoman presents Britain's first range of halal cosmetics, free from alcohol and animal products.   continue reading »

Strong Beauty Sales Growth for Avon


Avon's Beauty sales growth of 9% included gains in all categories: fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and personal care.   continue reading »

July 29, 2010



Webinar Announced: Color Management for Cosmetics


The free webinar on Aug. 10 is geared to provide practical information on the latest advances in managing and controlling the color of health and beauty products.   continue reading »

Revlon Reports Second Quarter Results


The company's president says Revlon will continue building strong brands and developing its organizational capability globally.   continue reading »

July 28, 2010



MAC Cosmetics Apologizes for Controversial Collection


MAC said it will change product names and donate $100,000 to help the women of Ciudad Juarez.   continue reading »

July 27, 2010



Hamsa Inspired Fragrance is Launched


The symbol looks like a stylized hand and represents the positive power of spirituality.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums and Jones Apparel Sign Fragrance Deal


Firmenich will create the initial Nine West fragrance for Inter Parfums and Jones.   continue reading »

July 26, 2010



Robert Aliano Named DM Products CEO


Aliano will be responsible for all aspects of company operations, including fragrance creation, packaging and product promotion.   continue reading »

Strong Sales Growth for Alberto-Culver


The company, whose brands also include Nexxus and St. Ives, said revenue increased 19% to $417.6 million.   continue reading »

July 23, 2010



Alpha Packaging Expands HDPE Cosmo Line


With the addition of new 4-ounce and 16-ounce sizes, Alpha’s HDPE Cosmo line now offers four sizes of these bullet-style bottles.   continue reading »

ICMAD Celebrates 2010 CITY Award Winners


The winners are on display at a micro-site of the organization's website.   continue reading »

July 22, 2010



Safe Cosmetics Act Introduced


The legislation includes a phase-out of ingredients linked to cancer and birth defects, and full ingredient disclosure.   continue reading »

Beauty Packaging’s HBA Panel to Feature Coty Packaging Pro


Executives from Coty and IRI to address trends in celebrity fragrance packaging.   continue reading »

Ileos Names New CEO


Philippe Gelbat will take over the role previously held by Noël Ancian.   continue reading »

July 21, 2010



Coty and Roberto Cavalli Announce Fragrance Partnership


The first launch of new fragrances under the new license is expected to be introduced in Spring 2012.   continue reading »

P&G Now Selling Beauty Products on Facebook


Max Factor has become the first Procter & Gamble brand to sell directly to consumers via the social media site.   continue reading »

July 20, 2010



Natural Products Association Certifies 300 Products


Growing list includes Burt's Bees and Yes To Carrots   continue reading »

DM Products Forms New Beauty Division


Will focus on prestige fragrance and personal care market   continue reading »

July 19, 2010



Shiseido Expands in the Balkans


The company's cosmetics sales activities overseas now encompass 77 countries and regions worldwide.   continue reading »

Oriflame Implements JDA Fulfillment Software


The system enables the company to reduce its fulfillment planning cycles from monthly to daily and improves supply chain visibility.   continue reading »

July 16, 2010



Disc Graphics Expands Sales Team


Names 30-year industry veteran   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Young Designers Competition


Six schools of art and design will join in the 2010 competition.   continue reading »

July 15, 2010



HBA Announces Macro Trends Webinar



Coffee-Infused Beauty Line Launched


The Barista Bath and Body products will be at the Discover Beauty Pavilion at Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas.   continue reading »

Registration Now Open for HBA Global Expo


Those that register early can save on conference packaging pricing.   continue reading »

July 14, 2010



Inter Parfums Inks Deal With Betsey Johnson


The agreement encompasses both direct sales to global Betsey Johnson stores and the e-commerce site.   continue reading »

MAC Cosmetics Inspired by Disney Villains


Among the products are “Innocence Beware," a taupe shade of lipstick with Cruella de Vil’s face adorning the packaging.   continue reading »

July 13, 2010



L'Oreal Reports Strong Second Quarter


L 'Oreal shares have gained around 6% since January.   continue reading »

Nanotechnology Growing in the Beauty Industry


Global study shows growth in nanotechnology-based personal care products and brands.   continue reading »

July 12, 2010



2011 FiFi Dates Announced


Save the date for next year’s popular fragrance events.   continue reading »

Qosmedix Introduces Fragrance Sampling Solutions


Useful items for testing fragrance formulas now available   continue reading »

New VP Announced for Aramis


Estee Lauder names new head of Global Communications   continue reading »

July 9, 2010



Inter Parfums Signs Betsey Johnson


Exclusive contract encompasses fragrance, color cosmetics and personal care products   continue reading »

July 8, 2010



Bruce Willis Launches Beauty Products Line


Named simply, Bruce Willis, the line includes cologne, hair and body wash, deodorant, and aftershave balm.   continue reading »

Mintel: Eye Makeup Sales Boosting Cosmetics Growth


Mintel says mascara is one of the fastest growing segments in color cosmetics.   continue reading »

July 7, 2010



Dermalogica Wins UK Beauty Awards


Two of Dermalogica’s newest products were awarded overall winners.   continue reading »

Apriori Beauty Offers Free Product Upgrade


Anyone interested in trying one of their products is encouraged to upgrade an anti-aging product they didn’t like.   continue reading »

July 6, 2010



Law Firm to Investigate Avon


The probe concerns whether Avon's directors and officers breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the company's potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.   continue reading »

Alcan Packaging Beauty Sold to Sun Capital


Alcan Packaging Beauty achieved $748 million in sales in 2009.   continue reading »

July 2, 2010



Nu Skin Launches Global 'Fresh Faces' Contest


The "Keep Your Age a Mystery" photo challenge will span nearly 50 countries.   continue reading »

LVMH to Bring Sephora to Brazil


The French luxury goods company also now has a 70% stake in Sack's, Brazil's leading beauty retailer.   continue reading »

July 1, 2010



Schick Survey Reveals Women's Beauty Habits


The razor maker set out discover inside shave habits and beauty routines.   continue reading »

Jane Lauder to Lead Ojon and Origins Brands


She will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, global development, management and growth of both brands.   continue reading »

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