December 2011

Video Features Folding Carton Manufacturer

The video from Arkay Packaging gives a behind-the-scenes peek at the special effects packaging company.   continue reading »

P&G Supports Supports Special Olympics

The company's Jan 1, 2012, brandSAVER offers consumers $95 in coupons for everyday essentials and a chance to help the Special Olympics.   continue reading »

WFFC Annual Business Meeting: Boost Your Networking

Start the New Year connecting with Industry peers.   continue reading »

NPD Beauty: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Up

The Shopping Activity Weekly Holiday Trends Report shows that ‘Christmas Crunch time’ (the final week before Christmas) gave a boost to brick & mortar stores.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf’s Asia Exec Board Member Resigns

CEO Quaas will step in and handle the duties until further notice.   continue reading »

Nu Skin to Report Year End in February

The company will report 2011 fourth quarter and year-end results with a financial conference call.   continue reading »

Pansing Leads Amway’s Global Beauty Category

The expanded category now includes personal care.   continue reading »

Perfumania to Buy Parlux

The $170 Million deal will add to the company’s direct product supply.   continue reading »

Jo Malone's New Scent Blooms in 2012

London Bloom, a new floral fragrance collection, is scheduled for a Spring release.   continue reading »

Customizable ScentSticks Debut in 2012

More than1,000 unique fragrance combinations can be created from a palette of 12 diverse, true-to-nature scents.   continue reading »

Consumers Likely to Switch Brands to Support a Cause

Consumers shopping this holiday season will hone in on social issues when making their purchases.   continue reading »

New Henkel CFO in Mid-2012

Carsten Knobel to succeed Lothar Steinebach as chief financial officer.   continue reading »

Potential New Agreement for Burberry Group

Interparfums and Burberry Group consider new operating structure for fragrance and beauty business and status of current license.   continue reading »

Glenroy, Inc. Receives Print Award

Honored by Printing Industries of America in the 2011 Premier Print Awards competition   continue reading »

Biomaris Choses Aptar for Skin Care Line

The range of dermatological skin care products are housed in Aptar’s air tight Eden containers.   continue reading »

Home Fragrance Co. Appoints New VP of Sales

Candle Warmers promotes Brett Heyland.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Expands on Global R&D Front

Acquires U.S. research firm and opens innovation facility in China   continue reading »

Dividend on Revlon’s Stock Announced

This Regular Dividend on the company’s Series A Preferred Stock is payable on January 9, 2012.   continue reading »

L’Oreal to Build Rio de Janeiro Research Center

The L’Oréal Group will set up its Latin American Research and Innovation Center in the state and city of Rio de Janeiro.   continue reading »

HBA Hosts Package Design Webinar Tomorrow

Register now to look at the impact of package design on beauty and personal care sales   continue reading »

The Fragrance Foundation Announces Indie Nominees

The Foundation puts a spotlight on 30 Indie brands entering the 2012 “Indie” FiFi® Award.   continue reading »

A.S. Watson Group to Open 10,000th Beauty Store

Global expansion targets China   continue reading »

Member of Ulta’s Board of Directors Steps Down

Herve Defforey will resign at the end of Ulta’s fiscal year in January.   continue reading »

Mineral Makeup Debuts with Dispensing Brush

The "brush- on" applicator makes it easy to apply and ensures that the liquid foundation is evenly distributed.   continue reading »

New Directions for Sustainability in Beauty Industry

The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit hosted executives who discussed challenges and solutions for sustainable product and packaging.   continue reading »

IFF's Ex VP & Head of Supply Chain Steps Down

Beth E. Ford will leave the company to take a senior leadership role outside the organization.   continue reading »

Fiabila S.A. Extends Nanotube Agreement

The private label nail polish manufacturer adds three years to its agreement with NaturalNano for supply of nanotubes.   continue reading »

5 Things to Know About China's Young Consumers

Present and future generations hold the key to the world's largest market for luxury   continue reading »

Robert F. Brands Joins Lindal Group

Former Rexam exec named president-Americas, Lindal   continue reading »

Shiseido’s bareMinerals Goes to Brazil

Product will be sold through e-commerce and retail sales, including standalone bareMinerals boutiques.   continue reading »

American Package Design Awards Deadline Extended

Entries will be accepted until January 10, 2012.   continue reading »

M-real's Folding Boxboard Capacity Increases

Rebuild of mill with new biopower plant ups production of high-quality folding boxboards   continue reading »

CEW: A Look at the Hispanic Market

The group’s Women & Men in Beauty Series - New York analyzes opportunities in the Hispanic market on January 19, 2012.   continue reading »

Anastasia Launches Brow Serum

The new brow enhancing serum is packaged in an airtight click pen from Cosmopak.   continue reading »

Nivea’s New Year’s Eve

The beauty brand figures prominently into several scenes of the new movie New Year’s Eve.   continue reading »

Andrea Jung to Step Down as Avon CEO

Jung will become executive chairman   continue reading »

Scandle Body Candle Releases Refill Candles

The company’s Shimmering Lotion Candle is now refillable.   continue reading »

iPerfumer2 App Available

Givaudan’s innovative iPerfumer app has been updated and is available for iPhone.   continue reading »

Kaufman Adds Squeezable Powder Round

The new exclusive mold, made with MDPE material for maximum squeezability, is now available.   continue reading »

Former Rexam Exec Joins Lindal

Lindal Group Appoints Robert Brands President-Americas   continue reading »

Pantone Tangos with Sephora

World's color authority names 2012's color of the year and launches cosmetics line   continue reading »

Stella McCartney Unveils 2nd Fragrance

The fashion designer's scent is inspired by lily of the valley and her childhood.   continue reading »

Hunger Games Nail Polish Collection A Go

Despite a recent legal squabble, Lionsgate announces it will launch a movie-tie in nail polish collection with China Glaze   continue reading »

Casa Rex Wins 19 Creativity International Awards

Design agency scores high in a number of channels   continue reading »


Sibu Beauty introduces a buy-a-gift/get-a-gift holiday gift promotion.   continue reading »

Berlin Wins WorldStar Award For Hand Soap Package

The Global competition recognized just 11 US packages.   continue reading »

Natural Beauty Destination Site Launches

The site will market makeup, skin care and top-tier organic brands.   continue reading »

P&G & Style Guru Give Holiday Beauty Tips

P&G continues to leverage social media to connect with consumers and market beauty products.   continue reading » Tops 33,000 Monthly Visitors

Page views reach a new monthly high at nearly 60,000   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Signs Deal with Ballet Brand

The duo will create a range of poetic, glamorous and ultra-feminine fragrance lines.   continue reading »

ICMAD Cosmetic Regulatory Forum Set

The forum is scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2012 in Newport Beach, California.   continue reading »

Dates Change for Luxe Pack Shanghai 2012

Show moves forward to March 28-29   continue reading »

Gojo Premiers New Dispensing System

Hand sanitizing systems are ideal for schools and other public places   continue reading »

Unilever Clears Beauty Company Sale

Acquisition of Concern Kalina completed   continue reading »

Counterfeit Crackdown

The indictments for counterfeit perfume highlight the effort of the Department of Justice Task Force on Intellectual Property.   continue reading »

Male Fragrance from Glacial Water

An Icelandic fashion brand markets a new fragrance follows up its successful female fragrance with a male counterpart..   continue reading »

CEW Beauty of Giving Event This Friday

The 2011 Beauty of Giving Luncheon & Live Auction Benefiting Cancer and Careers will be held on Friday Dec. 9th.   continue reading »

A is for Aldo's Funky New Fragrance

The fragrance connects with game-playing young trendsetters.   continue reading »

CIBS Luncheon: Last of the Year

Don't miss next Wednesday's CIBS networking event.   continue reading »

L’Oréal USA's Diversity Exec to Retire

Edward W. Bullock announces he will leave at the end of this year.   continue reading »

More than 300 Cosmetics Companies Meet Safe Product Goals

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals companies that have pledged to avoid unsafe chemicals   continue reading »

Euro RSCG Worldwide PR Wins Coty Account

The firm was named public relations agency of record for corporate communications.   continue reading »

Dior Pop-Up Shop Springs Up Miami

Beauty, fashion and art merge at the new store.   continue reading »

Happy Anniversary Americhem

The Americhem family has grown since its inception in 1941 to become a leader in the production of color and additive masterbatches for polymeric products.   continue reading »

Limited Brands Reports November 2011 Sales

The company’s Board of Directors declared a special dividend of $2 per share, which will be paid this month.   continue reading »

Diamond Introduces New Sustainable Packaging

The new eco-packaging represents an advance in the field of sustainable packaging design.   continue reading »

Greater Miami-Inspired Scent

The Scent Marketing Institute unveils a new fragrance at Scent World Expo next week.   continue reading »

Hair Stylist Debuts “Mini” Hair Care Line

Serge Normant’s “mini” shampoo, conditioner, hairspray and dry shampoo are ideal for holiday travel and stocking stuffers.   continue reading »

Strong Color Punches Up Prestige Makeup Sales

The NPD reports an increase in prestige makeup sales, with lips, eyes and nails strong for Holiday   continue reading »

Entry Deadline Extended for Indie FiFi Awards

The Fragrance Foundation sets December 7th as new deadline to accommodate submissions   continue reading »

November 2011

Quirky Candle Scents Sell Well

Off-beat candle fragrances attract customers along with more classical ones.   continue reading »

Japanese Cosmetics Company Expands Overseas

Pola Orbis continues acquisitions with purchase of Jurlique   continue reading »

Snooki Scent Hits Malls

Jersey Shore’s Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi will make appearances at Perfumania Stores Nationwide to introduce her new fragrance   continue reading »

Online Store for Natural Sea Salt Scrub Maker

Proceeds from Kaleb's Potion go to Autism research.   continue reading »

CEW's Women in Beauty Series Hosts L’Oréal Leaders

Tomorrow, L’Oréal’s leaders reveal secrets to success .   continue reading »

P&G Enters Fashion Biz

Beauty and fashion website offers individualized advice   continue reading »

Nail Polish/Movie Tie-In Deal Goes Bad

American International was to hook up with the highly anticipated Hunger Games’s movie franchise on a nail polish line. They head to court instead.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Taylor’s White Diamonds is 20

The brand celebrates with a gift set and a gift-with-purchase holiday watch.   continue reading »

China’s Suppliers Look Beyond Europe

As European orders weaken, focus turns to emerging markets   continue reading »

Therapeutic Soy Massage Candle Line Introduced

The candle, from Sarah Swanson, puts skin beauty after function.   continue reading »

Mary J. Blige & Carol’s Daughter Rock HSN

The event promotes My Life Blossom, Blige's second fragrance.   continue reading »

TricorBraun Wins Design Award

The rigid packaging supplier is honored for its work with Winnie the Pooh baby care line.   continue reading »

Unilever Presses for Committed Sustainability

A recent study shows that while most people say they want to live sustainable lifestyles, there is a gap between good intentions and taking action.   continue reading »

Ace Packaging Acquired by Bellwyck

The company gains access to the health and beauty arena with the move.   continue reading »

Rihanna “Rebelles”

The singer’s new fragrance is set to debut before year's end.   continue reading »

The Rise of Practical Holiday Gift Sets

High sales are predicted for the practical gift set segment.   continue reading »

RR Donnelley Acquires StratusGroup

The company expands its beauty and food packaging and product labeling platform with the acquisition.   continue reading »

NPD Invests in Segmenta

The market research firm makes an investment in Segment, a beauty market tracking leader, and sees expansion opportunities in Latin America.   continue reading »

HBA Seeks Speakers

HBA Global Expo puts a call out for beauty and personal care expert speakers for the Leading HBA Global Educational Conference.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation & Collaborate

The duo forms an online collaboration to expand global consumer reach.   continue reading »

Men Scream for Bieber in Black Friday Commercial

The singer's fragrance is prominently displayed in the commercial.   continue reading »

Two Lip Balms in One

Two new lip balms from Blistex aim to solve specific complaints   continue reading »

Global Biodegradable Plastic Market on the Rise

The market will reach $1.85 billion in 2011, says Visiongain.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Inc. Provides Initial Guidance for 2012

The company anticipates another record year.   continue reading »

Flameless Candles for the Holiday

Candle Warmers Etc. advises consumers to enjoy the warm glow of candle light this holiday season, without the danger of an open flame.   continue reading »

Evelyn Lauder's Pink Ribbon Inspires New Charity

The charity provides hand-written letters to cancer patients.   continue reading »

Joe Namath Re-Ups for Brute

Football legend appears in Facebook video   continue reading »

IFRA Launches Fragrance Consumer Education Video

International Fragrance Association North America released its second consumer education video on fragrances formula protection yesterday.   continue reading »

Dry Powder Make-up Remover

Colorescience Pro Illuminating Cleanser comes in a surprising formula and package.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Enterprises Updates Financial Guidance

Company increases Fourth Quarter and 2012 Guidance in advance of Annual Investor Day Meeting.   continue reading »

Nicki Minaj Teams with OPI

The singer and nail lacquer company partner for a limited edition bold-hued collection.   continue reading »

CIBS Holiday Ball Open to All

Members and non-members can register now for networking gala on December 3rd   continue reading »

Crystals Add Elegance to Fragrance Samplers

Promotional possibilities of today’s fragrance samplers are endless, say La Factory and Rexam.   continue reading »

CEW: Women in Beauty Series with L’Oréal in NYC

CEW hosts L’Oréal execs who provide strategic insights on the world of beauty.   continue reading »

Prestige Fragrance Sales Up for the Year

NPD finds positive indicator for the upcoming holiday season   continue reading »

Candles Take A Dip

Some candle brands have defied the downward sales trend, indicating that candles remain a potentially lucrative category.   continue reading »

Cheeky Alice Is Here

Vivienne Westwood news scent is both feminine and provocative.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia Reports Success

Stats show an increase in exhibition space and attendees   continue reading »

Albéa Acquires Eyelematic

The company moves into metals by acquiring the manufacturing specialist of metal parts and plastic injection, decoration, anodizing and assembly.   continue reading »

Men’s Fragrance Selections Increase with Age

A new survey of 1,000 men demonstrates male fragrance purchasing habits.   continue reading »

ABA Packaging Corp. to Represent Promens EcoSolutions Line in the U.S.

ABA’s product offerings now include the ECOsolutions standard range of AirFree, airless bottles and dispensers.   continue reading »

The Estée Lauder Co.’s Evelyn H. Lauder Passes

She nurtured the culture and growth of the Estée Lauder Companies, innovated new product lines and was well-known for her work in bringing global awareness to women’s health and breast cancer awareness.   continue reading »

Sonoco Acquisition of Tegrant Complete

The packaging company recently completed its acquisition of the provider of protective security packaging solutions.   continue reading »

Nominations Open for Beauty Company of the Year

One company will be named for its packaging   continue reading »

Xcel Signs Licensing Deal with Cloudbreak

The deal provides Cloudbreak the license to develop, manufacture and distribute fragrance, bath and body and home fragrance for the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand.   continue reading »

Immortal Twilight Fragrance Takes Flight

The fragrance hits stores just before the new movie premieres.   continue reading »

American Apparel Launches Lip Gloss

The new product is part of the beauty line expansion.   continue reading »

Natural & Organic Beauty Sales Reach $9 Billion

Demand for natural and organic products has spread to every region; however sales remain concentrated in Europe and North America.   continue reading »

L’Oréal USA About to Go Sonic

Signs merger agreement for sonic care devices   continue reading »

Coty Inc. Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Bart Becht joins the company’s board of directors as non-executive chairman.   continue reading »

Actress Named Ivory Brand Spokesperson

Actress/comedian Melissa McCarthy brings simple everyday humor to Ivory's new social community, the   continue reading »

Boob Lift in a Tube at Target

NIP + FAB Launches Bust Fix, Available Exclusively at Target   continue reading »

Anisa Launches Consumer Brand

The company announces its new consumer brand, adesign, and releases limited edition precious elements collection.   continue reading »

American Apparel Launches Lip Gloss

Part of Beauty Line Expansion   continue reading »

Boots No7 Partners with Poppy King

Introduces lipstick and lipgloss line   continue reading »

Rutgers Revitalizing Packaging Engineering Program

Packaging Engineering Advisory Board lends support and fundraising to help make improvements to the Rutgers packaging engineering program.   continue reading »

P&G Expands Online Initiative with Total Beauty Media

The multimedia platform delivers custom editorial content and product integration for the company on   continue reading »

Pacific World Corp. Merges with W.E. Bassett Co.

The merger unites two strong global cosmetic accessory companies.   continue reading »

J&J Agrees to Global Baby Shampoo Reformulation

Under pressure from health groups, the company will reformulate its baby shampoo.   continue reading »

WFFC Gives Support with Charitable Contributions

In these challenging economic times, Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce continues to support worthy causes.   continue reading »

IFF Opens Dubai Flavors/Fragrances Facility

The facility supports all categories of flavor and fragrance applications for the Middle Eastern market.   continue reading »

Coty Snags Madonna for New Scent

The Truth or Dare lifestyle brand is set to debut in April 2012.   continue reading »

Fragrances Trends Show Designer Names Still on Top

Independent brands are giving established ones stiff competition, says consumer review site,   continue reading »

Register Now for NJPEC Package of the Year Dinner

Early Bird Deadline is Nov. 7! Winners will be honored on November 17.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation President To Step Down

Rochelle Bloom announces retirement.   continue reading »

World Wide Packaging LLC Executive Passes Away

Bob Reinhardt spent 13 years at the company.   continue reading »

New Global Sales Director at Lindal Group

The company names Phil Lever to lead worldwide initiatives to develop and grow sales opportunities.   continue reading »

Beach Inspired Scent Raises Money

Ten percent of the profits generated from each bottle of Cali Blue will go toward building new fresh water wells in India & Africa.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Up 42% for 3rd Quarter

The company’s sales got a push from the global launch of Burberry Body.   continue reading »

Hello BeautyMint

Jessica Simpson partners with skin care expert Nerida Joy for the on-line beauty endeavor, which is now live.   continue reading »

October 2011

Strong First Quarter Sales Growth For P&G

Beauty net sales increased nine percent to $5.4 billion on unit volume growth of four percent.   continue reading »

HBA Wins "Best In Show" Title

HBA Global is awarded “best show promotion” in the website category by IAEE.   continue reading »

Catch the Scent of the Sensorium

The innovative installation remains open only until Nov. 27th.   continue reading »

Actress/Model Named Face For New Cavalli Fragrance

Elisa Sednaoui has signed on to do print and TV ads for the Roberto Cavalli fragrance for a global campaign.   continue reading »

Unilever to Invest $40 million in HBA Plant

The company will invest capital and add 125 jobs while expanding the former Alberto Culver plant in Jonesboro, Ark.   continue reading »

NJPEC Award Dinner Registration Open

The NJ Packaging Executives Club’s 33rd Annual Package of the Year Awards will be presented on November 17, 2011.   continue reading »

CIBS Inducts New Members

The group welcomed 24 new members at the October Networking Luncheon.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Reports Record High 3rd Quarter Results

The company posts a 12 percent improvement over the prior-year period. However, the US results decreased 10 percent during the quarter.   continue reading »

PPC Competition Award Winners

Results of the 68th Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition included numerous health and beauty winners.   continue reading »

Here Come the Muppets

OPI's nail lacquer holiday collection ties in to the new Disney film.   continue reading »

Edgy Digital Fragrance Campaign Connects with Men

Kenneth Cole Reaction launches an edgy web campaign, which combines strategic digital, social and experiential platforms and   continue reading »

CEW West Coast Beauty Series: Affordable Luxury

Experts discuss affordable luxury beauty and adapting strategies for the new consumer mindset.   continue reading »

Model and Avon Step into Sexy

The company and Christy Turlington Burns celebrate the launch of "Step Into Sexy."   continue reading »

Protection from Brown Spots

Vichy products are packaged with a fresh and simple design.   continue reading »

Montegrappa Adds Men’s Fragrance

The key markets for the fragrance are Italy, followed by certain Middle East locations, including Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar.   continue reading »

Neutrogena Donates to Disaster Relief

The company gives more than a quarter of million dollars to benefit disaster relief, education and environmental charities.   continue reading »

Avon Launches Scholarship Fund

The program will fund scholarships for breast cancer specialists from outside the United States to receive advanced training.   continue reading »

Shiseido Initiatives Support Reconstruction In Japan

The beauty company continues to donate beauty support and cosmetic sets to those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.   continue reading »

CEW Seminar: Leveraging Business Relationships

Top executives from all facets of the industry share their experience and offer tips on creating, maintaining and improving business relationships.   continue reading »

China Beauty Expo Set for May 2012

Attendees of the Shanghai Expo can make connections to tap into the World's third-largest cosmetics market.   continue reading »

Unilever to Buy Russian Beauty Co. Kalina

In the deal, the company will acquire 82% of the Russian company Kalina, a beauty market leader.   continue reading »

Sonoco to Acquire Tegrant Corp.

The acquisition of the protective packaging group will give Sonoco immediate access to faster growing markets such as health and beauty.   continue reading »

Valentina by Valentino Perfume Cap by Albéa

The multipart perfume cap is made of galvanized ABS and topped by a black PP sphere and a Teflon-coated spray system.   continue reading »

Katy Perry Purrs about 2nd Fragrance

The sexy singer has taken to twitter to talk up her new scent.   continue reading »

P&G Releases 13th Annual Sustainability Report

The company’s Commitment to Everyday Life report highlights goals achieved and progress made in products, operations and social responsibility.   continue reading »

Solazyme Launches Algenist Skincare

Two new Algenist skincare kits will be offered at 146 Sephora inside jcpenney stores.   continue reading »

Mintel Unveils New Premium Beauty Service

The Mintel Beauty & Personal Care service will include Packaging Inspirations – suggested packaging concepts and future design ideas for the industry.   continue reading »

Sally Beauty’s Common Stock Offering

The company will offer 15 million in shares of its stock in a public offering.   continue reading »

Rexam Announces Plant Expansion

The expansion at the Excelsior Springs, MO plant is part of the ongoing effort to help customers “shape their brands.”   continue reading »

October is Eczema Awareness Month

Moisturizing products, like Mustela's line, can help soothe eczema symptoms.   continue reading »

L'Occitane Selects Eco-Design Tubes

The French beauty company chose Albéa's tubes for several new products.   continue reading »

Study Reveals Cosmetics Alter Instinctual Perception

Researchers evaluate makeup's impact on perceived trustworthiness, likability and competence.   continue reading »

Ivory Soap Gets Bold Makeover

Procter & Gamble's Ivory Brand celebrate new look but keeps things pure, clean and simple.   continue reading »

Study: Many False Claims in Asian Cosmetics Market

The market is riddled with mislabelling, false claims and confusion, according to a new study.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Names New CEO

Stefan F. Heidenreich, CEO of the Hero Group, will become CEO of Beiersdorf in 2012.   continue reading »

Coty & Elite Partner For New Fragrance Line

The beauty company teams with modeling agency to distill the glamorous appeal of Elite into a line of fragrances that deliver an out of this world experience.   continue reading »

Study Reveals Risks on e-Commerce Platforms

An OpSec study shows the risks of purchasing health and beauty products on popular e-commerce platforms.   continue reading »

Jafra Int’l Partners with Fusion Packaging

The duo collaborates to launch premium skin care product line.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Shanghai Set for April 2012

The show offers a unique key opening to the Chinese strategic luxury market.   continue reading »

NJPEC 2011 Student Scholarship Winners Announced

Numerous scholarship awards from the NJPEC were presented at the annual Hall of Fame and Scholarship Award Ceremony.   continue reading »

The Pentawards 2011 Winners Picked

Winners of the Worldwide Packaging Design Competition 2011 were recently announced at the Marriott Times Square NYC   continue reading »

September 2011

Pacifica Introduces New Island Vanilla

The scent is packaged with a flirty, tropical island feel.   continue reading »

Heidi Klum Shines with Fragrance Launch

The model and media mogul launches her first fragrance, Shine, with Coty.   continue reading »

Topline Names David Prague VP Operations

Prior to Topline, the industry veteran was president and managing director at Shya Hsin Packaging USA.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Raises Money to Fight Domestic Violence

The company debuts its Inspiring Stories documentary series created by women to raise awareness and money to fight domestic violence.   continue reading »

Victoria's Secret Unveils "Gorgeous" Fragrance

Victoria's Secret launches Gorgeous the newest fragrance and updated bra collection.   continue reading »

P&G Makes Clean Drinking Water Commitment

The company commits to provide two million people with clean drinking water in East Africa.   continue reading »

Coty Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

The global beauty company was named Most Innovative Company of 2011 by the Consumer Goods Technology Group.   continue reading »

WFFC Announces Fall Seminar

The Leading Edge Solutions in the Flavor and Fragrance Industry seminar takes place on October 13, 2011.   continue reading »

Topline Products Acquires European Cosmetics Packaging Company

Acquisition of Cosworld-Primapack will strengthen Topline’s presence in Europe, while boosting customers’ global product launch strategies   continue reading »

Study Reports Brand Owner Preferences for Packaging

Printing and sustainability issues top the list of brand owner preferences for packaging.   continue reading »

Sofadis Name Change

Sofadis, an affiliate of Oekametall, changes its name to OekaFrance.   continue reading »

IoPP Supports International Transport Summit

The China International Transport Packaging Summit 2011 will be held on October 27-28 2011 in Hong Kong.   continue reading »

P&G & Henner Promote Healthy Teeth

Marilu Henner and Crest encourage older adults to maintain healthy gums at the Life@50+ National Event and Expo today in Los Angeles.   continue reading »

Alternate Channel Beauty Sales Up 21%

U.S. consumers rush to the internet and television to buy cosmetics and skin care, according to a new Kline & Co. study.   continue reading »

CVS/pharmacy’s Debuts Guy Aisle

The company unveils its prototype Men's Grooming Products aisle in Charlotte.   continue reading »

Sam’s Club New Private Label Personal Care Line

The Simply Right brand includes health and beauty aids, vitamins and supplements, and pharmacy OTC products.   continue reading »

15th Annual Allure Best of Beauty Awards

Allure's editorial team evaluated hundreds of items to determine the products that will bear the Allure Best of Beauty seal.   continue reading »

Venue Change for FiFi Tech Breakthrough Awards

The Fragrance Foundation will now present the 2012 FiFi® Technological Breakthrough Awards at the World Perfumery Congress.   continue reading »

PUREdkny Verbena Launches

The DKNY scent is socially and environmentally conscious.   continue reading »

“Indie” FiFi Award Initiative Details

A check will be presented to the winner of the Indie FiFi® Award at a ceremony during the Elements Showcase at the end of January 2012.   continue reading »

Avon Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The direct seller continues its legacy of empowering women.   continue reading »

Go Fishing with NJPEC

Sign up for NJPEC's Fifth Annual Charter Fishing Extravaganza before the event sells out.   continue reading »

CEW Achiever Awards Luncheon: October 14th

The 2011 Achiever Awards Luncheon recognizes the achievements of some of the cosmetics industry’s most talented women.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder & Marni Collaborate on Fragrances

The popular Italian fashion designer enters beauty market with a multi-year licensing agreement.   continue reading »

Avon Debuts “Green” U.S. Headquarters in NYC

U.S. headquarters is latest Avon building to meet company's Green Building Promise.   continue reading »

New Bare Escentuals Campaign Inspires

The ‘Be a Force of Beauty’ campaign amplifies the company’s core belief that beauty can changes lives.   continue reading »

New High Glass Debuts Vintage Look

Picking up on recent fashion trends, the company releases retro-looking bottles.   continue reading »

Line Up for Luxe Pack Monaco 2011

The Luxe Pack Monaco 2011 conference program is filled with packed days of luxury packaging trends.   continue reading »

Sneak Peak at Diane von Furstenberg’s “Diane”

Fashion party attendees got an early sample of Diane von Furstenberg’s new scent, Diane.   continue reading »

Ulta Beauty Up for Q2

The beauty company’s Q2 total sales increase 22.6%.   continue reading »

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Comes to Paris

The meeting focuses on sustainable ingredients and distribution innovations.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation Arabia Builds Buzz

The group has signed with Business Unlimited Zone for strategic communications.   continue reading »

Hong Kong Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Technical and marketing issues relating to natural and organic cosmetics are the focus of this first-ever Asia-Pacific edition.   continue reading »

Super Premium Scents Rise in Russia

The category is soaring in Russia and interest is increasing in emerging markets as well.   continue reading »

NJPEC Selects 2011 Package of the Year Judges

Panel of judges includes an accomplished group of beauty industry insiders.   continue reading »

HBA “Green” Winner Sees Growth

After winning an international green packaging award at HBA for its all-natural products, Pacific Perfumes is getting more attention in the eco-friendly market.   continue reading »

Scentsy to Open New Distribution Center

The company’s facility in Coppell, Texas, will serve south central states.   continue reading »

Prince Should Pay, Says Judge

Singer could pay up to $4 million to perfume company for backing out of a deal.   continue reading »

Versace’s Yellow Diamond Shines in Europe

The fragrance expands on the crystal-inspired line.   continue reading »

Garnier & TerraCycle Recycle Packages

The two partner to help consumers recycle used cosmetic packaging.   continue reading »

CVS Appoints New President

Mark Cosby, formerly of Macy’s, will become president of CVS/pharmacy.   continue reading »

Unilever Sells VO5 in the USA

The company agreed to sell the Alberto VO5 brand in the US and Puerto Rico, and the Rave brand globally to Brynwood Partners VI L.P.   continue reading »

P&G Perry Retires

The senior VP for P&G Salon Professional Open Lines stepped down at the end of August.   continue reading »

August 2011

AmeriStar Awards Program Gains New Categories

IoPP introduces two new awards for its 2012 AmeriStar Program.   continue reading »

The Heinz Group Grows

The company will now produce glass and plastic packaging in 10 locations worldwide.   continue reading »

Avon Opens Shanghai R&D Center

It is the company’s largest scientific facility outside the U.S.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Recognized for Growth

Utah Business magazine names Nu Skin one of Utah’s fastest growing companies.   continue reading »

Drug & Health & Beauty Stores Market Report

The report provides a global forecast for the markets out to 2015.   continue reading »

Covalence Unveils Oceanic Mask

New and improved mask brings the relaxing, rejuvenating feel of the Caribbean.   continue reading »

Report Highlights Flavor & Fragrance Market Players

New report provides industry executives with strategically significant competitor information and analysis.   continue reading »

Qosina/Qosmedix Makes Inc. List

For the fifth year, the company is recognized on the Inc. 500|5000 list.   continue reading »

Two Limited Viva La Juicy Scents Debut

New additions to the line include a parfum and a solid perfume necklace.   continue reading »

Neiman Marcus Unveils Exclusive Fall Fragrances

The retailer has exclusivity for several new fragrances this fall.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder CFO to Retire

Richard W. Kunes plans to step down as CFO of the Estée Lauder Companies next year, but will hold other positions until June of 2013.   continue reading »

Disney and Hairstylist Ken Paves Team Up

The duo team up to create a personal care product line for girls.   continue reading »

International Paper and Atlas Holdings Merge

The two companies will combine consumer packaging solutions businesses.   continue reading »

Report: Lotion Options Lacking

Most consumers dissatisfied with body care products, reports Mintel.   continue reading »

Prestige Makeup and Skincare Sales Up

The categories surpass pre-recession volumes in first half of 2011, reports NPD.   continue reading »

Burberry Connects with Facebook Fans

The company launched a social media campaign for exclusive samples.   continue reading »

H2O Plus Promotes Two

Elizabeth Maul and Consuelo Martinez move up at the sea-derived skincare products company.   continue reading »

Couture Colour Wins Good Housekeeping Award

The hair color product is the anti-aging silver award winner in the permanent hair color category.   continue reading »

At-home Skin Care Device Market Soars

The emerging class of products is the next billion dollar market, according to a new Kline & Co. report.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation to Honor Camille McDonald

Bath & Body Works’ president of brand development and merchandising will be the guest of honor at this year’s 12th Circle of Champions dinner.   continue reading »

Liz Claiborne Sells Some Fragrances

The company sells Curve and several small fragrance lines to Elizabeth Arden to reduce debt load.   continue reading »

New Digital Label Press for Specialty Packager

Meritage installs a Xeikon 3500 digital label press.   continue reading »

Sonoco Builds Plant in Ohio

The plant will produce plastic containers and closures for new Limited Brands personal care contract.   continue reading »

Guerlain Expands Idylle Fragrance Franchise

Idylle Eau Sublime coming this fall.   continue reading »

Parlux Reports Decrease for Recent Quarter

Net sales were down five percent from the prior year quarter.   continue reading »

Black Radiance Adds New Brand Manager

Turner joins the company’s team from SpaRitual/Orly International Inc.   continue reading »

Diamond Wins Print Award

Packager honored for the Nivea “Touch of Sparkly” Mini Gift Set.   continue reading »

James Alexander Corp. Launches New Website

The upgrade provides a user-friendly website with videos demonstrations of the company’s line of products.   continue reading »

Key Decision Makers Attended HBA Global 2011

More CEOs, product development and brand managers were in attendance than ever before.   continue reading »

IFF Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results

Reported sales increased seven percent.   continue reading »

ck one shock Fragrance Ads Debut

Calvin Klein Fragrances launches a global advertising campaign for ck one shock fragrance.   continue reading »

“Blushing” Bottle on Display

Exhibit showcases Americhem’s photochromatic technology used in Boston round bottles.   continue reading »

29th WFFC 2011 Open Dinner Honoree

The group honors the director of flavor ingredient supply for The Coca-Cola Company.   continue reading »

Country Crooner Launches Fragrance

Keith Urban’s new scent rises on the scene.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Names New Executive VP

Carl Haney, formerly of P&G, moves to The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.   continue reading »

Shiseido and Panasonic Collaborate

The two team in the product development of Ultrasonic Beauty Device Handy Mist.   continue reading »

Amore Pacific takes over Annick Goutal

The Korean beauty firm strengthens its position in global market with French fragrance brand.   continue reading »

Hairstyling Award Winners Announced

Eli Mancha, of the Lock & Loaded Salon in Chicago, was named Hairstylist of the Year.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof North America 2011 Complete

More than 760 exhibitors and nearly 25,000 attendees connected at the successful three-day event.   continue reading »

Still Time to Apply for NJPEC Scholarships

NJPEC scholarships go to college students enrolled in a packaging curriculum.   continue reading »

Rachel Zoe Partners with Exude Lipstick

Exude comes in a stylish clear and white ‘no-mess’ lipstick package.   continue reading »

Not So Natural Products?

Study finds the formulations of most natural brands are not meeting their marketing claims.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Up 12.3% in 2nd Quarter Sales

The Jimmy Choo signature fragrance launch helped boost second quarter sales.   continue reading »

Avon Posts 9% Sales Increase for 2nd Quarter

Second-quarter 2011 total revenue was 9% higher than that of second-quarter 2010.   continue reading »

No7 Skincare Products Get Good Housekeeping Seal

The popular UK brand Boots earns seal for several skincare products.   continue reading »

Second Fragrance Design Showcase Scheduled

This month, Elements Showcase hosts its second showcase.   continue reading »

July 2011

Fragrance Foundation Forms “Indie” Fragrance Committee

The committee will help develop the recognition of “Indie” fragrances.   continue reading »

NIVEA Celebrates 100th Birthday

The global skin care brand continues its year-long 100th anniversary celebration.   continue reading »

Prestige Beauty Sales Soar, Reports NPD

US Department store prestige makeup sales increased by nine percent to $1.4 B .   continue reading »

CIBS Innovations Summer Networking Event Aug. 4th

Attend and mix n’ mingle with your beauty industry colleagues.   continue reading »

DISC Adds DNA Security Protection

The company signs an exclusive North American agreement with Applied DNA Sciences.   continue reading »

New President of Fashion Fair Cosmetics Appointed

Clarisa Wilson steps up to helm the brand.   continue reading »

Don’t Miss Cosmoprof North America 2011

Last minute registration for the Las Vegas beauty show is still available.   continue reading »

Stars Support MAC Viva Glam

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin join the campaign to fight AIDS.   continue reading »

Direct Seller’s Consultant Count Grows

Mary Kay sets record for number of new consultants.   continue reading »

Two More Celeb Scents Debut in September

Celine Dion and David Beckham add new scents to their line ups.   continue reading »

High Income Cosmetic Shoppers Still Thrifty

Report finds if consumers think a private label color cosmetic’s quality is on par with a national brand, they will buy it.   continue reading »

Secret Deodorant Partners with Glee's Amber Riley

The duo team up to fight bullying.   continue reading »

Madonna and Child Enter Makeup Market

The Material Girl Makeup Line launches at Macy's in mid-August.   continue reading »

Unipex Acquires Lucas Meyer Cosmetics

The move strengthens the Unipex’s position in the cosmetic and personal care industry.   continue reading »

Brush Earns Skin Cancer Foundation “Active” Seal

The designation is for products that protect consumers from extended sun exposure.   continue reading »

Four Schools Join the ICMAD Young Designers Competition

Awards will be presented on September 21st.   continue reading »

Submissions Open For NJPEC Package of the Year

Entries due by September 12.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Breaks Ground on Innovation Center

The new center will host an anti-aging research center, technology hub, and meeting and green spaces.   continue reading »

Student Design Contest Winners Announced

A senior design student from the New York Institute of Technology wins the 2011 Project 5th Avenue student packaging design contest.   continue reading »

Laura Geller Makeup Expands ULTA Partnership

Makeup company and ULTA enter all-store brand partnership.   continue reading »

AMBI Skincare Partners with Mikki Taylor

The two join forces to empower, inspire and celebrate women of color.   continue reading »

Candle Warmers Etc. Uses Flameless Candles

Makes candle burning safe for the holidays   continue reading »

Creed Tops Neiman Marcus Fragrance Sales

Forecast is for privately held firm to triumph for second consecutive year   continue reading »

Adrenalina Inc. Signs with Selena Gomez

First fragrance to debut in 2012   continue reading »

L'Oréal Sales Stagnate on Weak Consumer Demand

Sales rose to EUR4.99 billion between April and June, compared with EUR4.95 billion a year earlier.   continue reading »

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Comes to Asia Pacific

The summit will take place in Hong Kong, November 7-8 2011.   continue reading »

NJPEC Names Hall of Fame Finalists

Honorees have made major contributions to the packaging industry.   continue reading »

WFFC to Hold Career Path Workshop

Claire Steichen will show how knowing your can release untapped energy.   continue reading »

Love Inspires New Jessica Simpson Fragrance

The bottle is a pale blue capsule adorned with tiny little hearts.   continue reading »

Hapa Acquires Gottscho Printing Systems

The companies will create a single-source competence center for fast, accurate inline and in-house printing solutions.   continue reading »

ICMAD Names CITY Award Winners

Eight awards were given out at the organization's 38th annual meeting.   continue reading »

CIBS to Hold Annual Summer Luncheon in Central Park

The iconic Loeb Boathouse is reserved exclusively for CIBS.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Signs 12-year Deal With Balmain

The launch of a new fragrance line is scheduled for the end of 2012,   continue reading »

GreenBlue Releases 'Design for Recovery' Guidelines

The reports provide technical guidance on designing packaging to be compatible with common recovery methods.   continue reading »

Elements Showcase to Partner With Fragrance Foundation for FiFi Award

Brands can sign up to receive nominating forms at the August show.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Change in Leadership

Pam Busiek is the association's new president and CEO.   continue reading »

Hugh Laurie is New L'Oreal Brand Ambassador

The actor has been cast as the new male face for L'Oreal Paris Men Expert products.   continue reading »

Stila Wins IPDA Grand Award at HBA

Awards in 11 categories were announced on Tuesday at HBA by Lady Emmy.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Signs License Deal With Ana Sui

The agreement replaces replaces a previous license with Procter & Gamble.   continue reading »

June 2011

HBA Session Spotlights Indian Market

India is the fastest growing beauty industry in the world with a 9.3 Billion USD yearly revenue.   continue reading »

Johnny Weir to Front MAC Cosmetics

The Olympic skater will be the face of the holiday "Glitter & Ice" collection.   continue reading »

Mintel to Host Interactive Zone at HBA

This year's theme is "Down to Earth" and will feature daily interactive demonstrations of beauty products from around the world.   continue reading »

IFRA Issues Fragrance Standards Update

There are six new restrictive standards.   continue reading »

Retailer Takes Action Against Rogue Products

Gotham Beauty is giving the boot to suppliers who cannot prove their products are natural and free from harmful ingredients.   continue reading »

Mercedes-Benz Launches First Perfume

INCC Group has obtained the license agreement to develop, manufacture and distribute the first fragrance line.   continue reading »

Glenroy Receives Printing Excellence Awards

The company has now won more than 40 PIW Graphics Excellence Awards within the past decade.   continue reading »

Hoffman Neopac Announces Leadership Change

Mark Aegler succeeds the retired Hans Jordi as CEO.   continue reading »

Rexam to Design Package for New Lancome Lipstick

The new product is the second all-metal lipstick in Lancome’s limited edition series.   continue reading »

Report: Color Trends Influencing Fragrance

The distinctive colors of a product and its packaging set expectations among consumers about how the product should smell.   continue reading »

e.l.f. Cosmetics Releases Interactive Mobile Site

The Digital Sales Assistant is designed to give shoppers all the information about e.l.f.'s cosmetic products from the convenience of their phones.   continue reading »

Berry Plastics to Acquire Rexam Closure Business

The sale is part of Rexam’s planned reorganization of its plastic packaging operation.   continue reading »

Intertek to Discuss Sustainable Packaging at HBA

Regulatory services expert Naeem Mady will discuss regulations surrounding recycled materials and biopolymers used in packaging.   continue reading »

Heidi Klum to Launch Debut Fragrance

The packaging features a shiny gold bottle with a clear, rounded wavy base.   continue reading »

Lawsuit Alleges False Labeling of Organic Products

A California labeling law requires organic products to contain at least 70 percent organic ingredients.   continue reading »

P&G Announces Beauty Advisor Mobile App

My Beauty Adviser allows consumers to explore products, complete a consultation or browse a free magazine.   continue reading »

Kelly Choi to Receive HBA's Positively Beautiful Award

Beauty & Well-Being Event Recognizes TV Personality's Work with Angelwish & Citymeals-on-Wheels   continue reading »

Elie Saab Debuts First Fragrance

Created in partnership with Beaute Prestige International   continue reading »

Naturals Market Recovering, Yet Still Fragmented

Organic Monitor says widening distribution and new products are the key drivers.   continue reading »

Come Clean Cosmetics Launches Exfoliating Mitt

The new product visibly removes dead skin cells using only water.   continue reading »

Shakira Unveils Follow-up Fragrance

The singer played a major role in developing the scent.   continue reading »

Jean Paul Gaultier to Launch New Male Fragrance

The bottle's design evokes sleek masculinity.   continue reading »

Pending Michael Jackson Perfume Under Scrutiny

Joe Jackson was hit with a lawsuit disputing his rights to sell the Michael Jackson tribute fragrance.   continue reading »

Tom Ford Launches Cosmetics Collection

The designer's new beauty line is made up of 132 products.   continue reading »

Dakota Fanning the Face of New Marc Jacobs Fragrance

The actress will front the the ad campaign for "Oh, Lola."   continue reading »

DISC Wins Bronze Sappi Award

The company’s 2011 calendar, "Packaged…Naturally," was honored in the “Printer’s Own Promotion” category.   continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez to Debut New Fragrance on HSN

HSN's Love & Light sweepstakes offers fans the opportunity to win a private meet-and-greet with the star.   continue reading »

Britney Spears Faces Fragrance Line Lawsuit

Licensing firm Brand Sense Partners claims the singer is in breach of contract.   continue reading »

Amway to Launch Beauty Products in India

The company is also planning to set up a new manufacturing facility in the country.   continue reading »

Hold Me Company Releases Makeup Organizer

The new Hold Me Bag is an all-in-one makeup bag, organizer and brush roll.   continue reading »

NPD Group: Lip Color Sales on the Rise

Prestige lip color sales has shown 11% percent growth since last year.   continue reading »

MAC Cosmetics Collaborates With Gareth Pugh

The products’ packaging will focus on the English designer’s favorite colors of black, white and grey.   continue reading »

P&G Announces Organizational Changes

Global Male Grooming president Charles Bergh is retiring from P&G after 28 years.   continue reading »

UK Fragrance Foundation Launches Training Course

The academy is designed for those “behind the scenes” to increase their fragrance industry knowledge.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Opens New Asia Innovation Center

In addition to scientific and consumer research, the Center will focus on the company's Green Chemistry program.   continue reading »

Disney Store Launches New Fragrance Collection

The products are inspired by Disney characters and stories.   continue reading »

WhipSmart Expands Into 3-D Prototyping

The company can produce models and prototypes to closely simulate a product's look and feel.   continue reading »

No 'Copycat' Lawsuit By Jacobs Over Bieber Bottle

The new Someday perfume package bears a striking resemblance to Lola.   continue reading »

Garnier to Donate $100K to Clean Water Charities

Garnier consumers voted for the green cause they are most passionate about.   continue reading »

CoverGirl and LeSportsac Launch Cosmetic Bag Collection

The 8-piece set provides everyday users with style, convenience and ease-of-use.   continue reading »

Japanese Cosmetics Company to Acquire H20

Pola Orbis had $2 billion in sales last year.   continue reading »

May 2011

Coty Wins Three FiFi Awards

Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga and Halle Berry are among the award winning fragrances.   continue reading »

Diane von Furstenberg Announces New Fragrance

Diane is the result of a new partnership with beauty licensee ID Beauty.   continue reading »

Fusion Brands to Launch Soap Opera-inspired Cosmetics

The Young and the Restless will integrate the new brand – and its packaging – on the show.   continue reading »

2011 FiFi Award Winners Announced

Over 30 crystal statuettes were presented at the May 25 celebration that took place at Lincoln Center.   continue reading »

New Insights on Male Shoppers Revealed

SymphonyIRI Group's recently studied the increasingly important male shopper.   continue reading »

Justin Bieber Launches Women's Fragrance

"Someday" includes a removable charm hanging around the neck of the bottle.   continue reading »

Strong Inernational Showing at Beautyworld Middle East

The show serves as the regions foremost trade and networking platform for beauty products.   continue reading »

L’Oreal: Luxury Cosmetics Unit to Outpace Global Market

The division's percentage revenue growth in China is in "good double digits."   continue reading »

Avon Names Kimberly Ross Executive VP and CFO

Ross, who will report to CEO Andrea Jung, is expected to join Avon in the fall.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation Rings NASDAQ Bell

Rochelle Bloom and others officially kick the FiFi Awards celebration.   continue reading »

CEW Names Year's Best Beauty Products

Throughout the year, the winners will display the Winners' seal and will be showcased with custom promotions.   continue reading »

Thierry Mugler Unveils Summer Fragrance Trio

The signature Alien flacon has been updated with subtle shades of gold and amber.   continue reading »

HBA Global Announces 2011 IPDA Finalists

Winners and the Grand Award will be showcased and announced on Tuesday, June 28, in the HBA IPDA Showcase.   continue reading »

Coty Joins North Carolina Relief Efforts

Coty's Sanford plant employees help community recover.   continue reading »

Bath and Body Works Names New CEO

Diane Neal transitions into new role   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Underway in NY

The two-day event features 131 exhibitors, eight seminars and three special exhibits.   continue reading »

Snoop Dogg the Face of New Online Fragrance Hub

The new website has an ad campaign called "Don't Be A Sucker."   continue reading »

Howard Murad is BIW's Legend of the Year

The Murad Inc. founder will be honored by the organization in Los Angeles on June 15.   continue reading »

Clinique Names New Global Color Artist

Jenna Menard will play an active role in creating compelling digital content to amplify Clinique's color positioning.   continue reading »

UPM Raflatac Launches New Film for Beauty Market

Raflex Plus Clear is designed to perform in a wide array of home usage conditions.   continue reading »

Unilever Completes Alberto Culver Takeover

The buyout doubles the company’s market share in hair care both in the UK and the US.   continue reading »

Mintel: Cosmetics and Skin Care Markets Slowly Improving

A recent survey reveals that while this category is improving, it is not thriving just yet.   continue reading »

Sustainability Survey Reveals Challenges in Packaging Industry

Science-powered innovations can help meet challenges, says DuPont   continue reading »

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Kicks Off in NY

Cradle to Cradle design is among the topics to be discussed.   continue reading »

Second FiFi Charity Auction Goes Live

The auction will run on from May 11 through June 1.   continue reading »

DuPont to Host Online Packaging Exchange

The event will focus on sustainable packaging issues.   continue reading »

IFF Reports Strong First Quarter

Performance was driven by double-digit growth in the emerging markets.   continue reading »

Report: Brazilian Beauty Market Surging

The mindset of male consumers is a key reason for the growth.   continue reading »

Green Seal Introduces New Standards for Cosmetics

GS-50 is presented as the first in the personal care and cosmetics category in the U.S. to cover the whole product life-cycle.   continue reading »

Salma Hayek to Launch New Beauty Line at CVS

The 100-product range will have a budget price point.   continue reading »

Cadbury Launches Chocolate-based Beauty Products

The aim is attract young females and support the luxury theme of the Bliss brand.   continue reading »

La Roche-Posay Expands 'Save Our Skin' Program

As part of the campaign’s grassroots component, the company will make a grant of $750,000 to the Women’s Dermatologic Society.   continue reading »

Ed Shirley to Retire From P&G

Dimitri Panayotopoulos will assume responsibility for both the Beauty and Grooming and Household Care businesses.   continue reading »

Puig Acquires Gaultier

In 2016, the Spanish conglomerate will take over the Gaultier fragrance business.   continue reading »

Added Value Focus Boosting Cosmetics Sales

After experiencing a 0.8% decline in 2009, the current increase has brought sales to above pre-recession levels.   continue reading »

FiFi 'Superstar of the Year' Finalists Announced

During the awards celebration, attendees will be given a handheld voting device to enable them to instantly vote for their favorite overall fragrance.   continue reading »

Avon Profit More Than Triples

Gains in markets such as Mexico and Turkey also helped to offset weakness in North America.   continue reading »

Diamond Wipes’ Eve Yen Wins Prestigious Business Award

Third award presented to the company this year   continue reading »

HBA Early Bird Registration Ends Today

Register now to attend in June   continue reading »

Campinell Announces Retirement from L’Oréal USA

Campinell brought L’Oréal USA to new heights.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden Reports Rise in Sales

Financial results posted for company's third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2011   continue reading »

April 2011

Early Bird Deadline Nears for HBA Global

The deadline for early registration savings is May 3.   continue reading »

NJPEC to Hold Scholarship Golf Outing on May 11

The profits will be used to fund scholarships for packaging students.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack New York Announces Seminar Schedule

All seminars are complimentary with admission and will be held on the lower level of the Altman Building.   continue reading »

Packaging Boosts MWV's Q1 Profits

Sales from the company's packaging resources segment, its largest by revenue, climbed 9%   continue reading »

Celebrate Spring with CIBS

Annual Ladies’ Day spring luncheon takes on Mardi Gras theme   continue reading »

Registration Now Open for HBA Global

Register early to save on exhibits and conference pricing.   continue reading »

Superior Materials Adds to Sales and Management Team

He will be the lead in the company's coverage of the New England area as well as handle individual account responsibility.   continue reading »

Pantene to Use Sugarcane Plastics for Packaging

The bottles will be categorized as plastic #2 and can be recycled using the same process as those plastics made with petroleum.   continue reading »

Payless Adds Affordable Beauty Line

The SXY bath and body items start as low as $4, with nearly all products priced under $10.   continue reading »

Online 'Consumer's Choice' FiFi Award Voting Launched

The brand new award relies on 100% on consumer participation.   continue reading »

Divine Skin Reports Record 2010 Sales

The hair and skin care company grew over 55% in it's first year after going public.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Q1 Sales Lifted By North America

Sales in North America rose 7.2 percent.   continue reading »

ID Beauty Partners With Fusion Brands Inc.

The deal will also include the launch of the premier fragrance from Diane Von Furstenberg in October 2011.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Keynote Speaker for CITY Awards

Claudia Lucas, director of beauty merchandising for QVC, will speak at the June 29 event.   continue reading »

CIBS Names 2011 Roberts Memorial Scholarship Winner

The presentation was made at the CIBS Luncheon, where the new Rutgers’ director of Packaging Engineering was also introduced.   continue reading »

Coty Donates 100k for Japan Quake Relief

The beauty leader is giving $50,000 each to the American Red Cross and Save the Children.   continue reading »

Lagerfeld to Launch Book-inspired Fragrance

The fragrance will be sold encased within a hard-cover book entitled Paper Passion.   continue reading »

Shiseido Looks Online for New U.S. Customers

The company is will leverage its knowledge gained from the Bare Escentuals acquisition.   continue reading »

L’Oreal Unveils Exclusive Flowerbomb de Paris Fragrance

Only 1,600 numbered bottles will be available, only at airport shops in Paris.   continue reading »

Report: Hair Care Market to Surge in Middle East

A key growth factor for the industry is expected to be the increase in the region's youth population.   continue reading »

Lush Cosmetics Launches Limited Edition Products to Aid Japan

The Rising Sun soap is modeled after the Japanese flag.   continue reading »

IFF Wins FiFi Technological Breakthrough of the Year Award

The encapsulation technology provides a long-lasting fragrance experience on hair.   continue reading »

Finalists Announced for 2011 CEW Beauty Awards

The CEW Board of Governors will now vote on the 139 Finalists to determine the winners across 26 categories.   continue reading »

Male Teens in India Spending More on Beauty

According to survey, teen male cosmetic consumption is up 50% over the last 10 years.   continue reading »

WFFC Nominates Woman of the Year

Amy Marks-McGee, founder of Trendincite, is an award-winning, creative marketing professional.   continue reading »

Fragrance Hall of Fame FiFi Award Nominees Announced

This dedicated award recognizes a fragrance classic which was launched 15 or more years ago in 2010.   continue reading »

New Survey Explores Women's Passion For Beauty Products

The top ranked item that women report is a "must-have" when they go out at night is their lipstick or lip gloss.   continue reading »

Indian Packaging Co. to Invest in US Plant

Uflex Ltd.'s flexible packaging clients include Unilever, P&G and Colgate.   continue reading »

Bacon-scented Fragrance is Launched

The cologne, packaged in a sleek bottle, is available online for $36.   continue reading »

Sears Expands Beauty Offering

The newly established beauty departments are expected to increase cross-category shopping.   continue reading »

L’Oréal's Garnier to Partner With TerraCycle

TerraCycle makes consumer products from post-consumer materials.   continue reading »

Aveeno Plants a Jungle in Times Square

The skin care brand creates a green oasis in Times Square to raise environmental awareness in light of Earth Month.   continue reading »

Pochet Acquires Cosmetics Packaging Company

Acquisition comes under Qualipac subsidiary   continue reading »

Get Face to Face with Industry Leaders

CIBS speed networking event puts you in touch with packaging innovators   continue reading »

CPL Aromas USA Strengthens Team

New Jersey office adds two positions.   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Wins IoPP Award

Airless Square Twist Up bottle chosen from more than 100 entries.   continue reading »

Iggesund Paperboard Further Reduces Footprint

Invests to completely eliminate all fossil carbon emissions from its paperboard mill at Workington in the UK   continue reading »

The Carlyle Group Acquires Hotel Amenities Supplier

ADA Cosmetics provides cosmetics and accessories to premium hotels around the world.   continue reading »

IPDA Nomination Deadline Extended to April 8th

Act by April 8 to qualify for prestigious packaging awards for the beauty industry   continue reading »

Living Proof Builds Management Team

Firm continues to drive beauty formulas   continue reading »

CEOs to Debate Natural Cosmetic Industry Challenges

The roundtable discussion will take place at the 4th Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in NYC.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder to Sell Ermenegildo Zegna Products

The new license gives Estée Lauder exclusive global rights to market fragrances under the Ermenegildo Zegna Group’s brands.   continue reading »

March 2011

Top Ten FiFi Finalists Announced

This year marks the successful transition from paper to online balloting.   continue reading »

Packaging Pros to Speak at Luxe Pack NY

Beauty Packaging magazine presents executives from Estee Lauder, Gurwitch and LPK Beauty   continue reading »

L'Oréal USA and Telemundo Launch 'Club de Noveleras'

Beauty blogger Johanna Torres will provide beauty tips as part of the program.   continue reading »

Memorial Service for Sally Chapman Ledes

Donations in her name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.   continue reading »

SymphonyIRI Names 2010 Most Successful Packaged Goods

The firm reports that New launches across health, beauty and personal care are capturing an increased share of spending in the non-foods arena.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Paris Announces New Global Spokesperson

Frech model Ines de la Fressange is said to be "the embodiment of Parisian elegance."   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Inks Deal With Lane Bryant

The companies have worked together to develop a line of performance-based bath, body and specialty products.   continue reading »

Avon to Release Three New Reese Witherspoon Fragrances

The fragrances are meant to reflect the Avon woman's different moods and emotions.   continue reading »

Report: Sustainability a Key Trend in Luxury Packaging

Paperboard, which is seen as an environmentally friendly material, is finding growing applications in luxury packaging.   continue reading »

NJPEC to Hold Social and Speed Networking Event

Deborah Smith, a social media marketing consultant and coach, will give a presentation.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden Releases Statement on Elizabeth Taylor

The actress and icon launched her first fragrance in 1987, Elizabeth Taylor's Passion.   continue reading »

HBA Global Now Accepting IPDA Nominations

Two new categories for Sampling/Travel Size products and At-Home Devices and Tools have been added.   continue reading »

Survey Says Lips Get Left Out of Daily Grooming

Only half the women polled say they apply lip balm as part of their routine.   continue reading »

Dolce & Gabbana to Market Cosmetics Line in China

Along with creating new color palettes, the company will likely also introduce new products, such as facial masks, for the Chinese market.   continue reading »

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Package Fragrance with DVD Sets

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to help Tennessee flood victims.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Companies Signs Exclusive Deal

Will have exclusive rights to groundbreaking ingredients from Unigen   continue reading »

Method Partners with Terracycle in Recycling Program

Customers Can Send Soap Refill Packs to TerraCycle To Help Landfills and Non-Profits   continue reading »

Kao Again Named to Most Ethical Companies List

Recognized for the fifth consecutive year.   continue reading »

L’Oreal Adds Two Sustainable Packaging Assessment Tools

The beauty company is now using the Sustainable Packaging Alliance’s Packaging Impact Quick Evaluation Tool (PIQET).   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Says Japan Quake Affected Business

The company says it may need to reassess its outlook if the current nuclear situation deteriorates significantly.   continue reading »

Avon CEO's 2010 Pay Package Up 41%

Despite a decline in sales, Andrea Jung received a $9.9 million pay package.   continue reading »

Mintel Reports Findings on Consumers and Anti-aging

The firm's beauty analyst says there's a "sizable gap between opinion and practice."   continue reading »

Henkel Again One of 'World's Most Ethical Companies'

For the fourth year in a row, the company was recognized for its social responsibility and ethical standards.   continue reading »

APA to Showcase Airless Benefits at Cosmoprof

During the conference, the Association will launch its new “Airless Certified by APA” trademark.   continue reading »

Crabtree & Evelyn Redesigns Florals Packaging

The new packaging, designed with Pearlfisher, seeks to evoke the world of "romantic femininity."   continue reading »

Eastman Introduces Green Manufacturing Process

GEM technology was awarded the EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Award in 2009.   continue reading »

Emma Watson Named New Face of Lancôme

The Harry Potter actress becomes the French beauty brand's youngest spokesmodel.   continue reading »

International Cosmetics & Perfumes Provides Aid to Japan

Portion of proceeds will go to Red Cross   continue reading »

CIBS Luncheon Spotlights Arkay’s CEO

Offers tips for corporate executives   continue reading »

Albéa Develops Rotating Mascara

The Diorshow 360 offers stable, silent and gentle revolving action.   continue reading »

InfoTrends Announces 'Packaging and the Brand Owner' Study

One of the study's goals is to assess brands owners' understanding and perception of digital printing technologies.   continue reading »

Alberto Culver Posts Big Spike in Trading Volume

Beauty care brands accounted for approximately 95% of the company's net sales during its last fiscal year.   continue reading »

New Packaging Trade Organization to Focus on Sustainability

The new Ameripen comprises several major U.S. corporations.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Reports 4Q Results

The company's CEO attributes overall growth to new product launches and the economic recovery.   continue reading »

DISC Announces Cold Foil Stamping Capability

The technology is a cost-effective, green alternative to hot stamping, the company says.   continue reading »

NSF and NATRUE to Create 'Natural' Beauty Standard

They will start with NATRUE's natural personal care criteria as their foundation.   continue reading »

Oxygen Holdings Breaks Ground on New Florida Plant

The new facility is the largest economic development project in Palm Springs history.   continue reading »

Sephora, QVC to Launch Solazyme Anti-aging Line

Algenist will be available on QVC in the U.S. and in over 800 Sephora stores in seven countries throughout Europe and in the U.S.   continue reading »

HBA IPDA Now Open for Entries

The awards are designed to showcase innovative packaging from designers, suppliers, and marketing companies.   continue reading »

L'Oréal, P&G Accused of Operating 'Cartel' in Spain

Coordinated price fixing is among the Commission's accusations.   continue reading »

HBA Global Chosen for International Buyers Program

The beauty & personal care event will be promoted in 77 countries as a top source for product development innovations.   continue reading »

Rexam Announces New Marketing Director

Nathalie Nowak will lead worldwide initiatives to grow Rexam's personal care markets.   continue reading »

DISC Wins Two Packaging Excellence Awards

The folding cartons for the new Kat Von D. adora fragrance and the Trish McEvoy Mobile Beauty Emergency kit were honored.   continue reading »

Flexpaq is Now Bioplan

The new brand will symbolize the federation of the network of five companies.   continue reading »

Givaudan to Develop Amyris's Biofene

The use of Biofene supports Givaudan’s goal of utilizing cost-effective and sustainably sourced materials.   continue reading »

Alliance Boots and Carrefour Ink Long-term Deal

The partnership will leverage the scale and geographical presence of Carrefour and the beauty knowledge of the Boots contract manufacturing business.   continue reading »

Prestige Beauty Showing Growth Across the Board

The NPD Group reports 4 percent increase in prestige, with skin care leading the way.   continue reading »

February 2011

Roger & Gallet Debuts at Duane Reade

To celebrate the launch, 6,000 roses were handed out along with a purchase promotion.   continue reading »

P&G to Pursue LEED Certification for All New Sites

LEED certified buildings contribute to saving energy, water and money.   continue reading »

Disney Star Launches New Teen Fragrance

A portion of the fragrance's sales will go to animal charities.   continue reading »

Avon Announces Management Restructuring

The company is repositioning its six commercial business units into two major business groups.   continue reading »

CEW Announces Finalists for First Eco Beauty Award

CEW established the award to encourage the beauty industry to take steps toward sustainability.   continue reading »

CIBS Luncheon Features CEO Guest Speaker

Arkay's CEO Mitchell Kaneff shares highlights of his new book   continue reading »

House of Fraser Launches First Jimmy Choo Fragrance

The Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum bottle is inspired by jewel-colored Venetian Murano glass.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Adds to Bronze Goddess Line

Bronze Goddess Soleil is presented in a rectangular flacon, with colors that evoke sand and sun.   continue reading »

New Calvin Klein Campaign Looks to Revive CK One

A campaign goal is introduce a younger demographic to the ck one brand.   continue reading »

Aimee Mullins Joins L'Oreal Paris

Becomes new global ambassador.   continue reading »

Scentsa Introduces Digital Client Card

The wireless device includes personalized features to enhance the client's in-store experience, including face chart options, which track client purchases, sampling and more.   continue reading »

Revlon Reports 7.1 Percent Rise in Q4 2010 Sales

Net sales in 2010 were $1,321.4 million, an increase of $25.5 million, or 2.0 percent, compared to 2009.   continue reading »

L’Oréal to Build its Largest Factory in Indonesia

It will be able to produce 300 million units of product annually by next year with maximum production forecast at 500 million units.   continue reading »

Luxury Fragrance Demand in UAE Growing Fast

Beautyworld Middle East, the region's largest beauty trade event, will take place May24-26 in Dubai.   continue reading »

Avon to Present at CAGNY Conference

The direct seller's CEO and CFO will present and take questions.   continue reading »

2011 Cosmetic Brand Loyalty Rankings Released

Leading brands include Lancome, Mary Kay, Elizabeth Arden, Clairol, L'Oreal, Aveda, and Suave.   continue reading »

Test Your Packaging IQ With IoPP

Three-time winner Howard Leary will serve as quiz master.   continue reading »

Emma Watson to be Face of Lancome

The Harry Potter actress has signed a six-figure contract.   continue reading »

Eco Vision Gets U.S. Patent for Eco Tube

The Eco Tube, used for Organic Essence’s lip balms, recently won a Green Packy Award, sponsored by Whole Foods Green Mission Project.   continue reading »

M-real to Expand Folding Boxboard Capacity

The combined value of the planned investments in Äänekoski and Kyröskoski is approximately EUR 30 (USD 40.9) million.   continue reading »

NARS Opens First Flagship Boutique

The West Village store's black and white color scheme echoes the brand’s signature packaging.   continue reading »

L’Oréal USA Joins SmartWay Transport Partnership

The Partnership focuses on a combination of carrier-based green technology.   continue reading »

Getting Green at Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

The event aims to address some of the major sustainability issues the beauty industry faces.   continue reading »

L'Oreal CEO to Become Executive Chairman

The resignation of Owen-Jones as chairman would mark the end of an era, but a strategy change is not expected.   continue reading »

Givaudan Bracing for Raw Materials Price Hike

The fragrance maker has already lost over 5 percent so far this year,   continue reading »

Anti-Aging Still Strong, Says The NPD Group

Anti-aging skin care remains top priority among women of all races   continue reading »

Avon Sales Disappoint

Beauty sales declined 1% year over year during the fourth quarter of 2010   continue reading »

PBA Announces NAHA 2011 Honorees

Michael O'Rourke and Stan Klet, Sr. to be honored at NAHA 2011   continue reading »

Curtis Packaging Names Director of Sustainability

Beth Scherer becomes company’s its first-ever director of sustainability.   continue reading »

PPC Releases Recyclable Logo for Packaging

The logo can be printed on paper-based packaging to indicate the sustainability and recyclability of paperboard packaging.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden Announces Profitable Second Quarter

Beats prior guidance   continue reading »

YSL Fragrance Ad Banned in the UK

Complaints centered around the suggestive nature of the actresses' movements.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder Reports Strong Second Quarter

The company's stock is up 42% in the past year.   continue reading »

M-real Magazine Wins Gold in Publication Competition

The magazine's cover features Chromolux, the company's luxurious cast-coated paper.   continue reading »

P&G Global Health Vice Chairman to Retire

Robert A. Steele played a key role in Gillete's North American success.   continue reading »

Big Pony Fragrance Makes Digital Debut

The Big Pony Collection by Ralph Lauren is a new team of four fragrances that embraces the key facets of modern men.   continue reading »

Glee Star and Flirt Cosmetics Search for the 'Flirtiest'

The contest coincides with the launch of the new All The Lash Volumizing Mascara.   continue reading »

January 2011

Alberto Culver Announces First Quarter Results

In the U.S., sales increased 2.8% in the first quarter, largely due to strength in hair care.   continue reading »

Halle Berry to 'Reveal' New Fragrance

The perfume is the actresses third launch in the last year.   continue reading »

Knoll to Exhibit at Paris Packaging Show

The company's president and head of sales will speak at the conference.   continue reading »

Bambola Beauty Wins Beauty Award

The product line features reusable packaging.   continue reading »

Gurwitch Products Names New President and CEO

Claudia Poccia will lead the Laura Mercier and RéVive brands.   continue reading »

ICMAD Calls for CITY Awards Entrants

Deadline for entries is April 29.   continue reading »

Albéa Acquires Betts Group

Albéa now operates 31 plants in 13 countries.   continue reading »

Murad Sets New Sales Record

The brand launched several new consumer products, while developing new relationships with spas and salons.   continue reading »

NPD Group: Beauty Sales Showed 2010 Increase

All the U.S. prestige beauty categories experienced dollar growth as opposed to 2009.   continue reading »

Lush Cosmetics Gets Hacked

Those who placed online orders between October and January are urged to contact their banks.   continue reading »

WFFC Announces Scholarship Award Winners

Both winners attend Cornell University.   continue reading »

Art Deco Selects Albéa’s New Applicator

The Buzz applicator evenly spreads the transparent gel onto lashes.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Unveils India Investment Plan

The company will invest $9 million in India over the next 3 to 4 years to boost its infrastructure, technology transfer and training.   continue reading »

Shiseido Sets Sights on Chinese Market

The Japanese cosmetics maker plans to introduce lower-priced items as market grows.   continue reading »

Americhem Announces 2012-2013 Beauty Color Trends

The trends are divided into four seasonal themes.   continue reading »

Coty and Heidi Klum to Market New Fragrance

Heidi Klum Shine is expected to launch in fall 2011.   continue reading »

Report: Growth Expected for Medicated Skin Care Market

The U.S. represents the largest regional market for medicated skin care products worldwide.   continue reading »

e.l.f. Cosmetics Announces Modeling Contest

The lucky winner will be crowned the 2011 “face of e.l.f."   continue reading »

Oriflame to Host Huge Fashion Show in India

The direct seller plans to introduce 350 new products to the Indian market this year,   continue reading »

EU to Ban Cosmetics Tested on Animals

The ban is on course to begin in 2013.   continue reading »

Belt Buckle Featured for New Tim McGraw Fragrance

The belt buckle promotion will raise money for McGraw's Neighbor's Keeper charity.   continue reading »

Rihanna's New Perfume Approved by PETA

The animal rights activists likes that Parlux does not test on animals.   continue reading »

Michael Jackson's Dad to Launch Fragrance Line

Jackson's Tribute and Jackson's Legend are inspired by plants grown at the late King of Pop's Neverland Ranch.   continue reading »

MAC Cosmetics Announces Wonder Woman Collection

The products come in oversized packaging meant to mimic the larger-than-life heroine's taste.   continue reading »

Walmart to Launch Tween Targeted Beauty Line

The skin care and makeup products from the brand are designed to be eco friendly.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Announces FIT Partnership

Four FIT students will attend the event as "Trend Scouts."   continue reading »

IFF to Invest Over $100 Million in Asia

The investment will be allocated to two new manufacturing facilities located in China and Singapore.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation Announces Board Appointments

The Associate Board members advise the Foundation of programs that are of interest, and act as ambassadors to the Foundation.   continue reading »

Shiseido Names New President

The company is expected to unveil a new three-year business plan in April.   continue reading »

New Info Tech Sub-category Added to FiFi Awards

The category includes includes smartphone apps and computer programs.   continue reading »

Rihanna to Debut First Fragrance

A stiletto heel was the inspiration for the shape of the perfume bottle.   continue reading »

Sephora Announces Hello Kitty Beauty Charity Auction

Proceeds will benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation.   continue reading »

Men's Cosmetics Surging in China

Report says almost 40 percent of urban Chinese men used either skin care or cosmetic products in the first half of 2010.   continue reading »

Maesa Moves to TriBeCa

The new facility almost doublesthe company's NY footprint.   continue reading »

NY Newspaper Names DISC 'GreenLeader'

The GreenLeaders intiative recognizes Long Island-based businesses working to reduce their environmental impact.   continue reading »

Snooki to Market Beauty Products

The Jersey Shore star signed a deal with SRG Ventures.   continue reading »

FiFis Head for New Venue

The annual red carpet event returns to Lincoln Center.   continue reading »

CIBS to Hold Year’s First Luncheon Meeting

The meeting marks the first under new CIBS president Nick LoPrinzi.   continue reading »

Raw Milk Rebranded as Body Lotion

Our Cows also renamed its raw cream as a massage aid.   continue reading »

Lithuania Launches National Perfume

“Lithuania” is a blend of sandalwood, cedar and musk, intended to connote the country's origins.   continue reading »

House of Fraser Launches Online Beauty Concept

The new Apothecary range contains a body collection, hand collection, travel collection and a candle collection.   continue reading »

Susan G. Komen Foundation to Launch Fragrance

Promise Me is expected to launch in April and will remain on the market through October.   continue reading »

Three Tons of Cosmetics Destroyed in Abu Dhabi

The products were deemed either fake or dangerous.   continue reading »

DISC is Launched as Rebranded Disc Graphics

Along with the new name is a new corporated identity and strategy.   continue reading »

Helen of Troy Completes Kaz Inc. Acquisition

Kaz sales in 2011 are expected to reach $400 million.   continue reading »