March 31, 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 »

March 30, 2011



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 »

March 29, 2011



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 »

March 28, 2011



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 »

March 25, 2011



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 »

March 24, 2011



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 »

March 23, 2011



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 »

March 22, 2011



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 »

March 21, 2011



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 »

March 18, 2011



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 »

March 17, 2011



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 »

March 16, 2011



APA to Showcase Airless Benefits at Cosmoprof


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

March 15, 2011



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 »

March 14, 2011



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 »

March 11, 2011



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 »

March 10, 2011



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 »

March 9, 2011



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 »

March 8, 2011



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 »

March 7, 2011



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 »

March 4, 2011



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 »

March 3, 2011



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 »

March 2, 2011



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 »

March 1, 2011



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 »

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