December 2012



Blowout Beauty Launches Online


The brand has an exclusive partnership with this e-tailer.   continue reading »

The New Face of Cerruti


Coty Prestige has signed on a new perfume ambassador.   continue reading »

Hanes Celestial Gets Into Juice


The natural products company adds to its diverse brands.   continue reading »

Shiseido's Commemorative Packaging


The brand's new oil blotters will mark the re-opening of Japan's landmark theater .   continue reading »

Jane Cosmetics Relaunches


The budget beauty brand is back from bankruptcy.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Signs Deal with Dunhill


Dunhill cuts ties with Proctor & Gamble, for Inter Parfums.   continue reading »

Rusk Donates to Sandy Salons


The brand donated product to several salons on Long Island, NY.   continue reading »

Shiseido's Skincare Breakthrough


This new technology "proves" how deep cosmetic ingredients permeate the skin.   continue reading »

Laura Geller's New Partnership


The private equity firm Tengram Partners has invested in the beauty brand.   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Makes the 'Dallas 100'


The supplier is being recognized as one of Dallas' fastest growing companies for the third consecutive year.   continue reading »

Kenneth Cole Partners with Parlux


The fragrance brand enters a new licensing agreement with Parlux, leaving Coty..   continue reading »

Jason Wu's Beauty Brand?


The fashion designer has said he may think about creating a cosmetics line.   continue reading »

Wella's Top Hair Trends for 2013


Wella Professional's stylists create runway looks geared toward real women.   continue reading »

BPI's Exclusive Distribution Agreement


Beaute Prestige International USA will now market and distribute this new designer fragrance brand.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack New York 2013


The trade show has grown to be larger than ever, and has announced its 2013 dates.   continue reading »

Ivanka Trump's New Fragrance


The heiress has partnered with Parlux to launch her first fragrance..   continue reading »

WWD's 2012 Beauty Inc. Awards


Women's Wear Daily celebrates its 2012 Beauty Inc. winners.   continue reading »

WWD's 2012 Visionary of the Year


Women's Wear Daily Beauty has chosen its Visionary of the Year recipient.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Increases Dividends, Again


The beauty company's stockholders receive their 12th consecutive increase.   continue reading »

Celtic Complexion's Sandy Donation


The Florida-based skincare company donated products to women in Rockaway, Queens.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Summits Close, Plan for 2013


The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetic Summit recently ended, and 150 beauty execs discussed challenges facing the industry.   continue reading »

Murad Hires Top Tier Marketer


Former executive at Estee Lauder named to position   continue reading »

New Beauty E-tailer Launches


The popularity of online shopping has sparked the creation of another new way to reach beauty consumers.   continue reading »

Glossybox's Milestone


The e-tailer shipped its two-millionth box.   continue reading »

Drew Barrymore Launches Cosmetics


The actress has developed her own line, called Flower.   continue reading »

Regis' Clip for the Cure 2012


This year the company raised over $1 million to support breast cancer research.   continue reading »

DISC is Named Best Workplace


The supplier was acknowledged by the Packaging Industries of America, for the tenth time.   continue reading »

An App Shows Your Future Wrinkles


Own skincare's new app, which will no doubt help sell its anti-aging products.   continue reading »

NPD Reveals Top Sellers for Nails and Lips


New canvases of colors and textures drive category growth.   continue reading »

World's Largest Hair Color Production Plant


L'Oreal's new factory is the largest in the world for hair color.   continue reading »

Rodman Publishing Now Rodman Media


Beauty Packaging's parent company changes its name.   continue reading »

Kate Somerville Expands to Korea


The skincare brand will be available in Korea in 2013.   continue reading »

Avon's New Strategy Cuts 1,500 Jobs


The beauty company has announced the steps it will take to implement its cost-cutting initiative, which includes many lay-offs.   continue reading »

Whole Foods Named Leading Product Retailer


The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics praises the retailer's standards for natural and organic personal care products.   continue reading »

IoPP's New Conference


The Institute of Packaging Professionals is partnering with HBA Global Expo.   continue reading »

Caudalie Opens Its First U.S. Flagship


The beauty brand now has two locations in New York City.   continue reading »

Celebs Honor L'Oreal's Women of Worth


The 2012 Women of Worth awards and gala featured celebrity guests.   continue reading »

The Splash Pavilion at HBA


The trade show is accepting applications for this fragrance pavilion.   continue reading »

An Anti-Redness Breakthrough


PrecisionMD's DermaChromatic is a new skincare product sold through dermatologists.   continue reading »

Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year


The color pros reveal the next new trendy color, which will be available as a beauty collection at Sephora.   continue reading »

Body Shop Sponsors Concert Series


The Body Shop will be supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series.   continue reading »

Avon's Video Contest Engages its Reps


The beauty company will crown four Makeup Mavens, who will serve as the brand's color ambassadors.   continue reading »

Emballage 2012 Closes with Strong Attendance


The organizers of the four-day trade show in Paris say it was a success this year.   continue reading »

Fragrance Sales Rise for Holiday, NPD Says


Fragrance has moved up as a top item on consumer holiday gift lists.   continue reading »

Former Arden VP Launches Skincare


A new skincare brand, created by a former VP at Elizabeth Arden.   continue reading »

ICMAD to Host Forum in California


The organization will be hosting its annual Cosmetic Technical Regulatory Forum.   continue reading »

Tria Beauty's New Spokesperson


Jenny McCarthy has been recruited by the beauty brand.   continue reading »

Applied Minerals Partners with HCT


The development of new skincare products are in the works.   continue reading »

New Fragrance Documentary


A film by IFANA gives consumers an inside look at the creation of fragrance.   continue reading »

Sampling Swift's Wonderstruck Enchanted


Elizabeth Arden worked with Arcade on its latest Facebook sampling campaign.   continue reading »

L'Oreal's New Consultant, Billy B.


The brand's new contributing beauty expert is a renowned celebrity makeup artist.   continue reading »

Mold-Rite's Second New Acquisition


The supplier has acquired yet another plastic dispensing closure manufacturer.   continue reading »

'Green' at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit


Expanding into the Asian market, and green packaging, were among the topics discussed.   continue reading »

Shiseido Sells in Russia


The beauty company wiill be to focus on the Russian market.   continue reading »

November 2012



One Direction's First Fragrance Deal


The boy band will launch a women's fragrance in 2013.   continue reading »

New Management for Wai Hope Organic


Vizstar's Kimberly Parry will take over the organic skin care brand.   continue reading »

Avon Helps End Violence Against Women


Avon partnered with The Global Partnership Summit, to lead efforts in preventing violence against women.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder's Reorganization Continues


The Estee Lauder Companies has expanded two of its leadership roles.   continue reading »

New CFO at Regis


Regis Corp. has appointed a new chief financial officer.   continue reading »

Daily Glow's Beauty Winners


The winners of its annual beauty awards were announced today.   continue reading »

MAC Supports World AIDS Day 2012


MAC Cosmetics will be making a double donation to its MAC AIDS Fund on December 1st, while also organizing volunteer efforts.   continue reading »

Coty Signs Katy


Coty signs a deal with singer Katy Perry for a new fragrance line.   continue reading »

Coty's New Regional VP


Coty has named Marc Rey as the new regional vice president of Coty Prestige, North America.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Ranks for Social Responsibility


The beauty company was recognized by Vigeo European Rating Agency.   continue reading »

More Visitors at Cosmoprof Asia 2012


The trade show's number of visitors this year reached record highs.   continue reading »

NPD Reports Gift Set Sales Are Up


The market research company released results on sales of beauty gift sets in the prestige market.   continue reading »

Pantene Promotes AgeDefy Hair Care


P&G's cinical research helped develop Pantene's anti-aging hair care collection.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Acquires Urban Decay


The deal is expected to finalize by the end of the year.   continue reading »

Murad's New CFO


The skincare company has appointed a new chief financial officer.   continue reading »

Beauty Encounter Redesigns Website


The beauty e-tailer gets a makeover.   continue reading »

GreenBlue Names New Executive Director


The nonprofit GreenBlue will be led by the director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.   continue reading »

Cosmetics to Improve Quality of Life?


A new measuring tool, designed to prove that cosmetics can change more than your looks.   continue reading »

Mold-Rite's New Acquisition


The plastic manufacturer has acquired a component supplier.   continue reading »

P&G Wins Economist Innovation Award


The P&G Children's Safe Drinking Water Program has been recognized.   continue reading »

Rihanna's New Scent, Nude


The pop star launches her third fragrance.   continue reading »

Diamond Packaging Wins 7 in Competition


The supplier won seven awards last month, at the National Paperboard Packaging Competition..   continue reading »

Clinique's New Charity Partnership


The beauty company has partnered with Happy Hearts Fund, which is led by Petra Nemcova.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Expands Plant


The beauty company has announced a major expansion in Florence, Kentucky.   continue reading »

Avon's New VP Will Oversee Packaging


Avon Products has appointed a new executive.   continue reading »

L'Oreal's New Subsidiary


The beauty company expands in Saudi Arabia.   continue reading »

Estee Lauder's Reorganization


William P. Lauder and Fabrizio Freda announce a strategic organizational evolution for The Estee Lauder Companies.   continue reading »

Curtis Packaging's Coating Innovation


The folding carton manufacturer is the first in North America to utilize this coating technology.   continue reading »

New Group Presidents at Estee Lauder


The beauty company has promoted two executives.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Ranks Third in Utah


The beauty company is on Utah's list of top 15 companies with the highest revenue growth.   continue reading »

Sephora's New Toronto Flagship


The beauty retailer has moved its first Canadian store to a new location.   continue reading »

Mintel Reports on Brazilian Consumers


The company has produced a new consumer research report series.   continue reading »

Ageless Derma's Innovative Technology


The skincare company has a new cutting edge formulation.   continue reading »

P&G Releases Sustainability Report


This report highlights the company's past achievements and future goals to help the environment.   continue reading »

Unilever's New Digital Strategy


The company has hired a new marketing agency.   continue reading »

Coty Makes a 'Sandy' Donation


The beauty company made a donation to the Red Cross.   continue reading »

A New Acquisition Date for Physician's Formula


Markwins delays its plans to acquire the cosmetics brand.   continue reading »

NYX Will Show New Items at Cosmoprof Asia


The fast-growing makeup brand will be an exhibitor at the trade show.   continue reading »

Metsa Board's Milestone


The supplier has announced a major milestone in its production history.   continue reading »

Shiseido Group Donates to Sandy


The company made a donation to help all those affected by Hurricane Sandy.   continue reading »

Tom's of Maine Awards a Non-Profit


Consumers voted in the brand's "50 States for Good" program.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Opens its Largest Factory


L'Oreal is investing in the growing South-East Asian beauty market, with its new facility in Indonesia.   continue reading »

Head & Shoulders Targets Hispanic Males


The brand has launched a new ad campaign.   continue reading »

P&G Helps Sandy Survivors


The company has partnered with the Red Cross to help the recovery effort.   continue reading »

Karl Lagerfeld Signs Deal with Inter Parfums


The designer has signed an exclusive license agreement, and plans a new fragrance launch.   continue reading »

Alpha Packaging's Expansion Benefits Customers


The supplier has new machinery, as well as newly expanded capabilities to offer its customers.   continue reading »

Limited Brands Donates to Sandy Relief


The company has given $1 million to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. .   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia's Nail Competition


The exhibition expects over 100 competitors, from 7 countries.   continue reading »

Record Sales for "no! no!" Despite Sandy


The device is extremely popular on home shopping television.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Paris Chooses 'Women of Worth'


Online voting for this year's new National Honoree is underway.   continue reading »

Sandy Update: Creative Packaging Solutions


The company is located in Keyport, NJ.   continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy Update: The Penthouse Group


Report from its Freeport, NY, facility.   continue reading »

P&G Celebrates Its Partners for Accelerating Innovation


The company recognized 7 of its top "Connect+Develop" innovation partners.   continue reading »

Ulta's New Appointment


The beauty retailer has appointed an independent director.   continue reading »

October 2012



A New At-Home Skin System


A home alternative to a pro-skincare treatment that claims 2-week results.   continue reading »

A Better Way to Read 2-D Codes


Cognex's reading technology, now available on a mobile computer.   continue reading »

Coesia Group Makes Acquisition


Oystar NA joins group   continue reading »

Diamond Wipes Receives FSC Certification


Reflects the company's commitment to environmental and socially conscious manufacturing   continue reading »

Tria Beauty is Growing Fast


The company has been recognized as one of teh fastest growng, in the Bay area.   continue reading »

Sally Hanson's Gel Nail Kits


The mass beauty brand launched several types of gel manicure kits.   continue reading »

Non-GMO Bodycare, A New Trend?


EO becomes the first certified Non-GMO bodycare brand.   continue reading »

A New Study, Brands vs. Private Label


The results of a recent study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Purchases Distribution Business


The SalonCentric division of L'Oreal USA is extending its distribution in the U.S.   continue reading »

P&G's First Quarter Growth


The beauty giant increased its core earnings per share.   continue reading »

Coty Ends a Licensing Deal


The beauty company cuts ties with a designer fragrance brand.   continue reading »

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Addresses Sustainability


The brand is increasing its efforts to make sure its ingredients are sustainable.   continue reading »

Givenchy's New Male Spokesperson


The brand recruited an actor to be the face of its new fragrance.   continue reading »

Fred Segal's New In-Store Service


NewBeauty at Fred Segal creates its first in-store concept.   continue reading »

OPI's New Olympic Ads


The nail polish brand will debut a new ad capaign in December.   continue reading »

Avon NY Walk Raises $8.3 Million


The event last weekend attracted 3,400 participants.   continue reading »

Victoria's Secret $500K Fantasy Bottle


Filled with Bombshell eau de parfum, the Fantasy bottle is adorned with gems.   continue reading »

Unilever's Third Annual Summit


The company's CEO challenges youth leaders.   continue reading »

NYX Cosmetics Expands


The low-priced beauty brand has two new retail partnerships.   continue reading »

Sampling Scents with a Cell Phone?


The concept may not be too far away, as one company has already found a way to use an iPhone as a fragrance bottle.   continue reading »

Makeup In NY 2013 Doubles in Size


The trade show has chosen a new venue.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Honors Women in Science


The five honorees were announced today for the 2013 Awards.   continue reading »

Shiseido Takes Top Honors


The company won at the 27th IFSCC Congress, for the fourth consecutive year.   continue reading »

Ulta's New CFO Resigns


The beauty retailer is searching for a replacement.   continue reading »

Nivea Recruits Celebs for Kiss of the Year


The brand's search begins for one winning couple to celebrate New Year's in Times Square.   continue reading »

Project Runway's New Beauty Sponsor


The reality television show is partnering with a new beauty brand.   continue reading »

Becca's Interactive Display at Sephora


The Aussie brand launches its collection in Sephora stores.   continue reading »

Sales Rise for Niche and Jewelry Fragrance Brands


NPD Group reports its latest research on the prestige fragrance market.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation's 2012 State of the Industry


Save the date for this luncheon event.   continue reading »

Madonna's Flanker Fragrance


Coty will launch the star's second fragrance in time for the holidays.   continue reading »

A Fragrance Grows in Chicago


A fragrance created in an innovative way, to beautify a city's green spaces.   continue reading »

Eve Pearl's New COO


The company's new exec is an industry veteran.   continue reading »

Pitt and Director Discuss Chanel No.5


Chanel's new commercial, starring Brad Pitt, debuted this week.   continue reading »

ICMAD Honors Young Designer Winners


The organization's annual dinner included a keynote speaker, and was attended by industry execs.   continue reading »

LVMH's Sales Are Up


Sales for the first nine months of 2012 are reported.   continue reading »

HBA Calls for Speakers


Share your expertise at HBA's 2013 conference.   continue reading »

Lancome's Wellness Day


The beauty company will support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia's Upcoming Events


The trade show will feature conferences and events on a wide range of topics.   continue reading »

Beauty Supports Breast Cancer


More companies are participating in the The Look Good Feel Better program for Breast Cancer Awareness month.   continue reading »

Jennifer Aniston's New Beauty Biz


The actress becomes a co-owner of this beauty company.   continue reading »

New Manager at Lindal


The company's new hire will help its aerosol business grow in Latin America.   continue reading »

Burberry Fragrance Takeover


Inter Parfums licensing deal is coming to an end.   continue reading »

Mineral Fusion's New Celeb Spokesperson


The natural brand recruited a spokesperson who is a "natural" beauty.   continue reading »

Albea's Newest Acquisition


The packaging company plans to acquire Rexam.   continue reading »

New President at Victoria's Secret Beauty


The company's new leader will take the reigns in November.   continue reading »

NJPEC Presents Awards


The Package of the Year winners will be honored at a gala celebration.   continue reading »

Zotos Wins for Being 'Green'


The US EPA has recognized the beauty company for its use of wind power.   continue reading »

Givaudan's Increasing Sales


The fragrance and flavor supplier reports its gains for 2012.   continue reading »

Neopac Partners with HCT


New tubes, with cool tip applicators.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Promotes from Within


The company expands the role of its President.   continue reading »

HCT's Fragrant Fashion Accessory


The company developed a solid fragrance, packaged in a ring, for an iconic brand.   continue reading »

L'Oreal's New App


It's the first beauty and style App for Xbox.   continue reading »

Berry Plastics' Adds a New Board Member


The supplier appointed a new member to its Board of Directors.   continue reading »

News from the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit


Over 160 beauty industry execs met in Sao Paulo.   continue reading »

The Pentawards 2012 Jury Announces Winners


Worldwide design competition recognizes packaging.   continue reading »

New Reaserch on Men's Fragrance in China


Changing perceptions are propelling the market.   continue reading »

Bernard Arnault is to be Knighted


LVMH's CEO will receive an Order of the British Empire.   continue reading »

Jung Splits with Avon


The new CEO will be Sheri McCoy.   continue reading »

2013 Paris Conference Draws Experts


More than 2500 visitoirs are expected to attend the ADF.   continue reading »

China's Growing Beauty Market


Expect market growth in China to continue for the next four years.   continue reading »

Cognex Wins Control Design Award


The supplier won this Reader's Choice award by a landslide.   continue reading »

Nest Fragrances' Floral Design


Laura Slatkin launched a new fine fragrance collection.   continue reading »

Coesia Group Opens New Facility


Home to six high-end health and beauty manufacturing and filling equipment brands   continue reading »

Paris Art Label Opens Digital Center


State-of-the-art facility located in Ronkonkoma, LI, NY   continue reading »

MAC's Many Twitter Followers


MAC Cosmetics has a personalized social media strategy.   continue reading »

J&J's Former Chairman & CEO Dies


The company remembers the executive's extraordinary career.   continue reading »

Kinerase's Donation for Breast Cancer


The skin care brand is supporting the American Breast Cancer Foundation this month.   continue reading »

FiFi Awards' Third Year in Dubai


The Fragrance Foundation Arabia is preparing for November's show.   continue reading »

Scope's Bold New Bottle Shapes


The mouthwash brand gets a packaging makeover.   continue reading »

CPNA's Trend Report


Gel nails and exotic ingredients for skin care are a few of the report's highlights.   continue reading »

Nu Skin's Plans for China


The company will be expanding and opening new stores.   continue reading »

Diamond Packaging Wins Printing Awards


The supplier was recognized for its printing capabilities.   continue reading »

Pantene's New Anti-Aging Collection


The new products were developed to help hair appear "younger".   continue reading »

Elure's Contest Engages Consumers


The brand's new campaign targets Facebook users.   continue reading »

September 2012



Physicans Formula's New Buyout Deal


The brand accepted an offer today from Markwins.   continue reading »

Top Ranking Cosmetics Brands in Harris Poll


This study showed that mass market brands are doing better than prestige.   continue reading »

New Fragrance Exhibit


WFFC is sponsoring an upcoming show curated by Chandler Burr.   continue reading »

GaGa's Heels Copy Flacon


Shoes resemble the design of her new fragrance bottle.   continue reading »

ELC's Elaborate Plans for Breast Cancer Awareness


Evelyn Lauder will be honored during the campaign's 20th anniversary.   continue reading »

A New Natural Baby Shampoo


Nature's Gate has launched a vegan baby product.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia Anticipates Growth


The show will feature more exhibitors, as well as a packaging conference.   continue reading »

Pop Star Cheers on Avon Walkers


The event raised over $4.7 million, to support breast cancer research and patient care.   continue reading »

Arkay Celebrates a Win


The supplier was among the 0.1% to receive P&G's Excellence Award.   continue reading »

Cosmogen's Mini Roller


The latest addition to its Squeeze'n range will be showcased at Luxe Pack Monaco.   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation's New President


The organization appoints a new leader.   continue reading »

High Sales for Gaga's Fragrance


It's the second-fastest selling fragrance since Coco Chanel.   continue reading »

P&G Takes on Bullies


Secret deodorant recruits a 'Mean Stinks" ambassador.   continue reading »

Shiseido's Charitable Causes


Celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, Shiseido continues to spread "beauty and wellness" throughout the world.   continue reading »

Sephora Offers Digital Consultations


New in-store technology helps shoppers choose skincare products.   continue reading »

Just Cavalli Recruits British Model


The fragrance will launch next February, and the brand has already chosen its new "face."   continue reading »

Benefit Cosmetics at Fashion Week


The brand's private bash, with E! Fashion Police.   continue reading »

CIBS Luncheon Features ELC's George Kress


Final luncheon in a three-part series.   continue reading »

Geka's New President


The company's former advisory board member takes the reigns.   continue reading »

Changes at Transparent Container Co.


The supplier now offers paperboard packaging options.   continue reading »

Lolita Lempicka's New Ad


The brand recruited Elle Fanning to star in its video.   continue reading »

Anisa's Innovative Brushes


Partnering with DuPont, the supplier created a new fiber blend for Cover FX.   continue reading »

Berlin's Near-Perfect Shipping Stats


The supplier says its logistics capabilities have propelled its growth.   continue reading »

Avon's Innovative Mascara


A formula developed to amplify and condition, with a clump-free brush.   continue reading »

Arcade's New Packaging Capabilities


Combining sampling with packaging in a large facility will enable the supplier to offer a wider range of solutions.   continue reading »

Coty's New President


The company's former senior vice president takes the reigns.   continue reading »

Avon's New Board Member


The company's Board of Directors welcomes a 12th member.   continue reading »

P&G Takes on Breast Cancer


Giuliana Rancic will help motivate women on September 20th's "Day of Action."   continue reading »

New PET and PTA Plants


Texas will soon be home to the new plants.   continue reading »

The New Face of L'Oreal Paris


Glee's Lea Michele remembers her first lipstick.   continue reading »

Unilever Partners with Save the Children


The company commits to a 15-million Euro donation.   continue reading »

New E-tailer Partners with Major Brands


This prestige beauty site designed a social shopping experience.   continue reading »

IFF Goes Green in Singapore


Opens new plant in growth area   continue reading »

Gwyneth's New Gig


Max Factor recruits the actress.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Monaco Show Grows


The 25-year-old trade show will feature the largest number of exhibitors this year.   continue reading »

Gaga Fragrance Gala at the Guggenheim


Fashion and fragrance stars donned masquerade garb to attend extravaganza   continue reading »

New Owners at Unicep


The contract packaging company’s founder sells to two employees.   continue reading »

Suppliers Win at P&G's Annual Summit


P&G presented its suppliers with awards for "Excellence" and "Business Partner of the Year."   continue reading »

Birchbox Expands to Europe


This e-tailer intends to change the way consumers purchase beauty products, all over the globe.   continue reading »

New Recruit at J&J


Johnson & Johnson's new group worldwide chairman will take over in December.   continue reading »

Shoppers Choose A Charity at the Body Shop


A portion of sales from its new Dragon Fruit Lip Butter will be donated to one of 3 charities.   continue reading »

MAC Tests New Products at Fashion Week


Makeup artists set next spring's beauty trends at Fashion Week in London and New York.   continue reading »

Save the Date for ICMAD's Young Designers Dinner


The three winning package design students were announced today, and their work will be showcased at this event.   continue reading »

Yankee Candle Debuts on Broadway


The company's new New York-based design studio will now play a major role in the design, cost, and manufacturing of its products.   continue reading »

Bottling Austria's Healing Mud


The new Neydharting Moor Skin & Body Care line are uniquely formulated with peat and peat water.   continue reading »

Another Turnaround for Coty


Delays IPO for first or second quarter   continue reading »

Travel Retail Headed for Big Boost?


Japan may open duty-free outlets   continue reading »

Avon's New Senior VP to Build Workforce


Crum's official title is now senior vice president of human resources and chief people officer.   continue reading »

Registration Opens for HBA's Online Event


'Virtually' visit this global expo's digital exhibition hall, auditorium and networking lounge - without leaving your desk.   continue reading »

Avon Names New General Counsel


The legal pro has over 40 years of experience.   continue reading »

Experts Discuss India


WFFC's fall seminar calls attention to India's raw materials and growing market.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Will Launch Osiao


The new Chinese skincare brand will make its debut in Hong Kong in October.   continue reading »

Human Umbilical Cord Serum for Anti-Aging


Novo Solutions MD is a new skincare line with an unusual formulation, and sleek packaging.   continue reading »

Elements Showcase Expands


The NYC showcase tripled the number of exhibiting brands since its inaugural event.   continue reading »

Bobbie Brown Picks Katie Holmes


The actress is the brand's new celebrity face.   continue reading »

2DMax Technology for Barcode Readers


The DataMan 100/200 Barcode Readers are unaffected by variations in lighting, marking method, code quality or surface finish.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Monaco Panelists Confirmed


Speakers on Marc Rosen’s panel delve into packaging that appeals to online shoppers.   continue reading »

Get Ready for 2013 CEW Beauty Awards


Beauty Awards entries are now open.   continue reading »

Halle Berry Gets Closer at Coty


Actress launches new fragrance at Coty Beauty   continue reading »

Revlon to Cut Jobs


Part of a restructuring and cost-savings operation   continue reading »

SGB Partners with Glass Manufacturer


Waltersperger offers a full range of high quality service and a variety of luxury glass and crystal solutions.   continue reading »

RPM Acquires Nail Care Enamel Co.


Kirker will operate as a stand-alone company within the RPM2 business group.   continue reading »

Avon Adds to Leadership


The direct seller appoints a new senior vice president of human resources and chief people officer.   continue reading »

Philosophy’s Ethereal New Scent Debuts


Living Grace is housed in a clear rectangular bottle with a silver cap.   continue reading »

Fergie Gets Wild


The lacquer line by Wet N Wild features 24 shades inspired by and dubbed by the singer.   continue reading »

Kidman Teams with Swisse


The company has recently released a skin care and body range.   continue reading »

Actress New Face for Ethnic Hair Line


As brand ambassador, Tracee Ellis Ross explains her “hair miracle” in a new video.   continue reading »

Kardashians Go to CVS


The new line will be in CVS stores before year end.   continue reading »

August 2012



ColorProof Hits the Northwest


The line is designed specifically for color treated hair.   continue reading »

Rising Men’s Skincare Sales


Many men are catching up to women with embracing the routine of a facial skincare regimen.   continue reading »

Hair Raising Color Spray


The color hair spray features brightly color pink and silver cans and caps.   continue reading »

SPC's New Sustainable Packaging Director


Nina Goodrich to run GreenBlue’s flagship project   continue reading »

Demi Moore’s Eponymous Line


Oriflame collaborates with Hollywood star   continue reading »

NPD and CEW Join Forces for Year-End Review


The duo will present the Annual Beauty Industry Overview   continue reading »

Men’s High-end Skin Care Line Launches


J Paul moves from high-end boutiques to wider disribution through Nordstrom.   continue reading »

Grooming Products for the NFL


Jack Black is stocking select team locker rooms with facial and body products.   continue reading »

Tom's and TerraCycle Team Up


The collection program enables consumers to keep packaging from all Tom's of Maine products and other brands out of landfills.   continue reading »

Sally Beauty Selects New Chairman


Gary Winterhalter will serve as Chairman of the Board, and he will continue to serve as the Company’s President and CEO.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof Asia Attendance on the Rise


The exhibition floor space will increase by 9% over 2011.   continue reading »

Nicole's Fragrant Launch


The star's first fragrance is a nod toward her mom.   continue reading »

Luxe Lamination Films on Display


Derprosa will present its lamination film for high-end beauty products at Luxe Pack Monaco.   continue reading »

Getting to the Essence of Beckham


The fragrance features a clear embossed glass bottle with a silver engraved stopper.   continue reading »

Hanae Mori Scent Debuts


HiM comes in a rectangular amber bottle with a gold collar and closure.   continue reading »

Cream Conditioner's Sweet Dispensing


Keratin Complex’s whipped cream actuator dispenses the creamy conditioner.   continue reading »

OPI Adds To Leadership


John Heffner will manage day-to-day operations at OPI's North Hollywood headquarters.   continue reading »

On Beauty Show Debuts This Fall in Germany


On Beauty will showcase an exclusively chosen portfolio of 100 natural cosmetics brands.   continue reading »

Qosina/Qosmedix Makes 'Inc. 500|5000' List


Recognized for the sixth year   continue reading »

Kardashian Sister’s Debut Khroma Holiday Beauty


The line contains a faux lash collection, mascaras, and holiday sets such as Kardazzle Compacts and Shebang Transformation Kit.   continue reading »

No Brand Loyalty For Body Care Products


In the saturated market, price and packaging can make the difference.   continue reading »

Hair Preservation Pro Products Go Retail


Bosley Professional Strength products are now available at ULTA and Beauty Brands stores.   continue reading »

New CFO at Ulta


Former Yankee Candle exec comes on board   continue reading »

Is Anti-aging a Drink Away?


Japanese nutraceutical product makes a number of claims.   continue reading »

Paris Art Label Acquires Gemson Graphics


Gemson Graphics’ experience expands over 45 years in the printing – packaging industry.   continue reading »

Shea Radiance Hits Target


The brand, which was released in Target stores last week, uses sustainable packaging.   continue reading »

TGIPF


Fridays take on a fragrant spin with new perfume   continue reading »

CCA Industries Gets New Director


The health and beauty company adds Jonathan Rothschild as director.   continue reading »

Unisex Moisturizer Unveiled


TwinLuxe releases its first skin care product for both men and women.   continue reading »

First Anthropologie Lipstick Launches


The retailer releases its first in-house lipstick line.   continue reading »

Two L’Oreal Skincare Brands Expanding


La Roche-Posay and Vichy Laboratoires expand in more US Walgreens stores with its LOOK boutiques.   continue reading »

Robertet Educates at Elements Workshop


The interactive, educational session explores 160 years of roses.   continue reading »

Elements is On, Matriskin Debuts in US


Crafting Beauty signed the exclusive distribution of the brand for the US and Canada.   continue reading »

Lacquer Trends for Fall Winter Revealed


Butter London’s lacquers are housed in a uni-design bottle and black cap with a heavy weighted glass bottle for a luxurious look.   continue reading »

L'Oreal Paris’ Expands Latin Influence


Popular media personality, Martha Debayle is the new face for Excellence Creme Pro-Keratine Hair Color.   continue reading »

HSN Snags Popular Makeup Artist


The Trish McEvoy Beauty collection for HSN will consist of several exclusive product bundles.   continue reading »

Natural Brands Increase in Asia


In the last 12 months, more than 25 new concept stores have opened in Asia.   continue reading »

Curated Fragrance & Design Show Starts Monday


The NYC event aims to create the most innovative experiences available to the fragrance marketplace.   continue reading »

Lip Color for the Material Girl Tour


Madonna’s makeup artist launches official lip color of the singer’s tour.   continue reading »

bareMinerals Avoids the F-Word


Edgy brand launches its first solid foundation with 'We Don't Like Using the F-Word' Campaign   continue reading »

The Body Shop Reveals New Shower Gel Range


The brand adds several new exotic body cleansers.   continue reading »

Sixty’s Icon Launches Scent


Twiggy’s fragrance features a pearl-like necklace and fanciful charms.   continue reading »

Extracts Show Arrives Next Week


The show features trend in cosmetics, perfumes, skin care, home fragrance and more.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder’s Sales Up 10% in Fiscal 2012


The company’s sales growth was broad-based, with gains in every region and product category.   continue reading »

Who is the Newest Covergirl?


The brand taps singer Janelle Monáe as its newest face.   continue reading »

Adidas Gets into the Game


The brand launches a personal care collection for men.   continue reading »

Gaga’s Fame Fragrance Trailer Debuts


The dark and dramatic 34-second trailer features more than just the fragrance.   continue reading »

Rich, Golden New Look for Zinn


The argan oil is housed in a clear glass bottle with a crowning gold cap and red tassel.   continue reading »

Proactiv’s Big Bang


The brand signs the popular actress from the hit series Big Bang Theory.   continue reading »

Carey Partners with OPI


The singer will team with the nail lacquer company for a limited-edition nail color line.   continue reading »

Access for Scent Connoisseurs Only


Fragrance Flight is an invitation-only olfactory club for scent connoisseurs.   continue reading »

Tokyo Cosmetics Show a Success


Exhibitors and attendees grow substantially over the previous year.   continue reading »

Halle Berry Gets Closer


The curvy packaging symbolizes a masculine and a feminine silhouette that blend together.   continue reading »

Surprising Ingredient for Healthy Skin


Could tomato seed oil the next hot ingredient to enhance skincare product performance?   continue reading »

Skin Care Company Buddies Up


Skin care company My announces donation partnership with Best Buddies International.   continue reading »

Nails Remain Sharp in Prestige Beauty


NPD reports growth in makeup sales, with nail products leading   continue reading »

NJPEC Announces 2012 Hall of Fame Honorees


Five packaging executives to be honored in September   continue reading »

NPD: Men’s Grooming Market Still Growing


Men’s grooming tool are among the largest dollar growth drivers in the overall personal care industry.   continue reading »

P&G Ambassador Wins Silver


One of P&G’s sponsored Olympians claims silver.   continue reading »

HBA: The Digital Revolution


The HBA Global video recap provides Building Blocks of Digital Strategies.   continue reading »

True Blood Line Rolls Out


The line features scented nail lacquer and sleek black matte components.   continue reading »

New President/CEO at AMOREPACIFIC U.S.


Bradley Horowitz takes on the role.   continue reading »

ICMAD Holds Forum at Elements Showcase


Focus is on how to grow your business to the next level.   continue reading »

Casa Rex Honored for Design


The firm created an award-winning visual identity for an European fragrance and cosmetic company.   continue reading »

Video Game Inspired Home Fragrance Debuts


The custom-scented air fresheners are based on the video game franchise Mega Man from Capcom.   continue reading »

Tokidoki Takes London


HCT's kit for Sephora features a cast of sporting characters   continue reading »

Isaac’s Fabulous New Fragrance


Fabulous features an old Hollywood glamorous packaging design with its art-deco inspired, round glass bottle.   continue reading »

Arden Digitally Cleans Up


Elizabeth Arden chose Arctools to clean up its data archives.   continue reading »

ITW Foils’ Parent Co. Makes List


ITW was recognized on Top 25 Socially Responsible List.   continue reading »

Latest Victoria's Secret Scent Shines


The eau de parfum is housed in a clear bottle that lets the pink juice shine through. It is topped off with a silver cap.   continue reading »

More Innovative Beauty Devices Debut


The latest offerings include compact eyelash curlers, shavers and trimmers.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Trunk Show Dates


Three-city tour promotes winners of the 2012 CITY Awards.   continue reading »

CEW Seminar: Beauty Retail Evolution


Attendees will learn how to come out on the winning side with Amazon.com, Walgreens and industry expert, NPD Beauty.   continue reading »

Luxury Carton Wows


The black carton with gold accents introduces Delaney Wellness BeautyReserve skin care products.   continue reading »

Don’t Miss: Elements Showcase 4th Edition


The showcase comes to New York August 20 - 21, 2012.   continue reading »

Quarterly Dividends from Two Direct Sellers


Avon and Nu Skin announce quarterly dividends.   continue reading »

Avon's Latest Hire


Corporate communications pro joins direct seller   continue reading »

L’Occitane Group Takes On Korean Firm


Purchases Symbiose Cosmetics, a Korean maker of oriental medicine cosmetics.   continue reading »

Murad Extends Acne Line


The products sport a clean blue and white package design.   continue reading »

La Fresh Wins Prevention's Beauty Award


Eco-Beauty Waterproof Makeup Remover Wipes come out on top   continue reading »

Avon Revenue Down 9%


Loss was attributed to “the complex challenges that Avon faces.”   continue reading »

Small Sales Increase for Revlon


Second quarter 2012 net sales increased 4.2%.   continue reading »

Vivant Teams with Alana


Products from the clinical skin care line to be sold through the beauty retailer and day spa.   continue reading »

July 2012



Cosmogen Builds Team


Two new employess join Paris headquarters   continue reading »

Estée Lauder to Issue $500 Million of Senior Notes


The money will be used in part to redeem all of its outstanding 7.75% Senior Notes due 2013.   continue reading »

It’s Official: Burberry Says Bye-Bye


Burberry ends Interparfums discussions on fragrance deal.   continue reading »

Sephora Teams with Pantone on Foundation Matching System


Scientific selection made from Sephora's thousands of foundations, brands and formulas.   continue reading »

Bond...James Bond Fragrance for Men


The scent is packaged in a deep green glass bottle that sports a coarse textured exterior and a silver ring-like closure.   continue reading »

HBA Goes Virtual this Fall


Reconnect at the event which takes place virtually on September 27, 2012.   continue reading »

Veil Cosmetics Rolls Out


The line launches with Illuminating Complexion Fix, a concealer-treatment hybrid for face and eyes.   continue reading »

ITW Forms Security & Brand Identity Group


The new group provides highly specialized security and brand identity products and solutions.   continue reading »

Cosmoprof NA Sees Attendance Rise


The Las Vegas event was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from July 22 – 24.   continue reading »

Shiseido's Breakthrough Lipstick


More than 30 years in development   continue reading »

Nu Skin Up 40% for 2nd Qtr


The company has significantly increased its 2012 revenue and earnings guidance.   continue reading »

China and South Korea Lead Professional Skin Care Market


Market remains strong overall for second consecutive year, according to Kline   continue reading »

Multi-Tasking Serum Features Apothecary Look


The serum is housed in a brown bottle with a black dropper top.   continue reading »

Sally Beauty 3rd Qtr Call Set


The company will release its financial results on August 2, 2012.   continue reading »

New CEO at Coty


Bernd Beetz steps down   continue reading »

Coty Inc. Takes on Korean Cosmetics Market


Joins with LG Household & Health Care for the Creation of Coty Korea   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Achieves Record 2nd Qtr Sales


The firm also raises 2012 guidance.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Achieves Facebook Benchmark


Extends one-on-one social skills to reach a million new consumers on the Web   continue reading »

Glenroy, Inc. Introduces Technology for Foil-Based Flexible Packaging


Meets cost objectives without sacrificing performance   continue reading »

"Eternal" Skin Care line Debuts


The Eternal Lifestyles skin care products feature a sleek black, white and silver design.   continue reading »

Asian Cosmetics Summit on Sustainable Packaging


The seminar will discuss major ethical and ecological issues facing the Asian cosmetics market.   continue reading »

Travis Is in at Lauder


Former Ralph Lauren exec named executive vice president and chief financial officer   continue reading »

L'Oreal Picks Digital Beauty Tech Innovators


The beauty firm recognized five women for their digital ingenuity.   continue reading »

Move Over Anti-Wrinkle Cream


Cynosure receives FDA Clearance for at-home device wrinkle treatment.   continue reading »

Nail Care Company Expands with Walmart


The brand adds new point of sales displays featuring singer Fergie.   continue reading »

Avon's General Counsel Exits


Kim Rucker, senior VP, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer, will be leaving Avon.   continue reading »

Mario Moves into Fragrance


The entertainer will add fragrance and bath and body products to his product lines.   continue reading »

ICMAD's New Board Members


ICMAD names three new members for 2012-2013   continue reading »

Burt’s Bees Births Lifestyle Line


The natural skin care products brand announces the arrival of an earth-friendly lifestyle brand for babies and moms   continue reading »

All-in-One Compact Revealed


Albéa launches Reveal, an all-in-one compact with a patented closure concept.   continue reading »

Innovative Cosmetic Labs Gets New Certification


Receives GMP certification in California   continue reading »

Revlon To Release 2nd Qtr Results


The company will release recent financial results on July 31st.   continue reading »

Alene Candles Joins Ohio Beauty Campus


Multi-million-dollar facility creates jobs at supply chain hub   continue reading »

Lady Gaga Wows with Fragrance Ad


The singer's new perfum ad is provocative, of course.   continue reading »

Guard Against a Sunburned Scalp


The protectant features a red nozzle for an even application.   continue reading »

Lindal Group Launches New Website


Helps users identify the optimal aerosol packaging solution   continue reading »

Burberry Aims to End InterParfums Deal


Buyout proposed   continue reading »

Complete Foot Care Line


Thirty different foot care products are included in the line.   continue reading »

Candle Company Releases Coconut Collection


The Limited edition line has a modern design with coconut-inspired fragrances.   continue reading »

New Board of Directors for WFFC Chicago


Chapter announces new officers and board members   continue reading »

New Fall Home Fragrances


Yankee Candle has cooked up a few new scents for autumn.   continue reading »

Cosmogen Builds U.S. Team


Adds West Coast business development director   continue reading »

Here Comes Cosmoprof NA


Spotlights, an exclusive initiative within the Discover Beauty program, is a highlight of the show.   continue reading »

Covalence Introduces Anti-Aging Moisturizer


Enriched with organic botanicals   continue reading »

"Intelligent" Premium Skincare System Debuts


The line features frosted components with golden caps.   continue reading »

Avon 2nd Qtr. Earnings Conference Call


Webcast will be Aug 1st.   continue reading »

New President/CEO at Regis


Consumer brands professional to head company   continue reading »

Oriflame Steps Up Tennis Game


Announces global partnership with the Women's Tennis Association   continue reading »

Candle Company Expands Its Reach


Scandle LLC products now will be distributed in New Zealand and Australia.   continue reading »

The Power of One Drop


Vichy introduces its anti-aging treatment LiftActiv Serum 10.   continue reading »

Disc Connection Acquired


New owner is plastics packaging firm   continue reading »

Sustainable Summit Goes to Latin America


The summit tackles major business and technical issues of green cosmetics and sustainability.   continue reading »

HBA Global’s Beauty & Personal Care Winners


The show recognized the winners of several industry awards for innovations in package design, emerging brands and suppliers' new products.   continue reading »

Premium Candles Buck Trends


Scented candles post double-digit growth   continue reading »

P&G Declares Quarterly Dividend


The dividend will be payable on or after August 15, 2012.   continue reading »

CEW Seminar with Two Coty Execs


Two Coty executives will discuss success strategies across market strata, retail platforms, innovation and globalization.   continue reading »

Kvell Cosmetics Gains Exclusive on Algae-Based Line


Will distribute algae-based skin care line, Oceanwell, in U.S.   continue reading »

Revlon Gets Expressive


The "Expression Experiment" aims to inspire women to change their beauty routine.   continue reading »

Cargo Cosmetics Heads for TPR


TPR Holdings has acquired a controlling interest in the color cosmetics brand..   continue reading »

ICMAD: Challenges Facing Today's Entrepreneurs


At Cosmoprof North America, ICMAD will host a breakfast meeting.   continue reading »

This Week: CIBS Annual Summer Luncheon


Leading industry professionals will mingle while overlooking the lake at the Loeb Boathouse Central Park.   continue reading »

A Divine Addition


Dr. Markey, research analyst, joins the Divine Skin Inc. Board of Directors.   continue reading »

Toothpaste Product Wins Design Award


The product is housed in a rich brown and copper-colored box.   continue reading »

Subsidiary Supplies Spa Products to Resorts


Only Natural has developed signature fragrances for many spas including The Pinehurst Resort and The Homestead Resort.   continue reading »

Botanical Holistic Beauty Range Introduced


Sevani Botanica Holistic Beauty products include high-potency organic ayurvedic nutrients, antioxidants and nutraceutical ingredients.   continue reading »

Rexam To Sell Personal Care Biz


The company announced proposed sale of Personal Care business for $709 million.   continue reading »

Playful Crayola Mini Nail Polishes Debut


Nail polish and lip gloss are included in the line.   continue reading »

Designer is Lovestruck Again


The new scent is a prequel to the story of Lovestruck.   continue reading »

Hit HBO Show Gets Fragrance Line


True Blood Inspired fragrance, nail polish and home products collection debuts in August.   continue reading »

Rocker Teams with Avon for New Scents


“Unplugged” is for him and for her.   continue reading »

Direct Seller Scores with Online Sales


Amway North America hits #1 in Online Health & Beauty Sales for Ninth Consecutive Year -- Internet Retailer.   continue reading »

Two New VPS at Too Faced Cosmetics


The company welcomes Kim Burrs and Donna Regii.   continue reading »

Top Beauty Brand Innovator Receives Award


Digital media expertise earns L’Oréal USA's CMO top honors   continue reading »

Supermodel Settles Fragrance Lawsuit


The lawsuit stems from a 2001 fragrance line.   continue reading »

Taylor Swift to Launch 2nd Scent


The pop singer extends her Wonderstruck fragrance brand.   continue reading »

June 2012



Coty Moves Ahead with IPO


Files plans for $700 million IPO in common stock   continue reading »

Philosophy Flies with United Airlines


Skin care brand launches amenity program   continue reading »

RockTenn Sets New Sustainability Goals


Releases corporate sustainability report; announces six points for 2020   continue reading »

CVS/pharmacy Beauty Board Targets Facebook Fans


ExtraCare Beauty Club to provide interactive content and advice from experts   continue reading »

HBA Global in Photos and Video


Tour the show floor with Beauty Packaging magazine   continue reading »

Cosmoprof North America Snags Trade Show Award


Named as one of America's fastest growing trade shows in the U.S.   continue reading »

Cosmetics Museum Named Top Tourism Site


More than a collection, Mary Kay represents a look at entrepreneurship   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Appoints New Sales Exec


Michael Cafiero will lead the U.S. team   continue reading »

Forecast Changes for White Rain Brands


Personal care portfolio is sold to High Ridge Brands   continue reading »

Shiseido Continues Focus on Mega Brands


Launches skin care and makeup brand   continue reading »

NPD: Makeup Products with Skincare Benefits Drive Sales


Women want multi-benefit cosmetics.   continue reading »

Help For Men with Hair Loss


The topical spray uses a new peptide formulation.   continue reading »

Consumers Can Get Star Treatments


Hollywood Doc to the stars debuts new skin treatments.   continue reading »

ICMAD 2012 CITY Award Winners


14 brands received awards.   continue reading »

The HBA 2012 IPDA Awards Winners Are...


Sephora Collection Brush Wand by Sephora snagged the top prize.   continue reading »

New Portable Brush Set Debuts


It's four brushes in one.   continue reading »

HBA Global Expo in Full Swing


The show began with talks on power beauty brands and innovation.   continue reading »

Walgreens Takes Stake in Boots


The company gains access to additional stable and emerging markets.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack Monaco Guest of Honor Announced


Designer Mary Lewis will be honored.   continue reading »

MakeUp In Paris Gets Underway Soon


The global platform fosters exchanges between a variety of specialized visitors and exhibitors.   continue reading »

Don’t Miss the ICMAD CITY Awards


Award winners will be announced at the event, which takes place tomorrow evening.   continue reading »

CEW Supports Young Executives


The Young Executive Cocktails & Connections event happens tonight.   continue reading »

Who Leads the Way in Anti-Aging Product Use?


Mintel's survey provides global details   continue reading »

CPNA Spotlights Creative Brands


The show debts a new initiative targeting innovative brands.   continue reading »

Interactive Cosmetics Line Makes Waves


The scented cosmetics range for teens will be highlighted at HBA.   continue reading »

Most Tech-Savvy Fragrance Winners Are...


Last night, The Fragrance Foundation honored the 2012 FiFi Technological Breakthrough of the Year Award Winners.   continue reading »

More Details on Gaga’s Fame


Official details emerge as news of the scent leaks to the internet.   continue reading »

Bieber’s New ‘Girlfriend’


The new scent is will hit stores next week.   continue reading »

Gaga’s Early Debut


The world got a sneak peek at the singer’s highly anticipated fragrance.   continue reading »

Outrageous Launch from OPI


New limited edition flashes with the Outrageous Neons mini pack   continue reading »

Haircare Duo Named Entrepreneur of the Year


Beauty Industry West Entrepreneur honors Jim and Cheryl Markham.   continue reading »

HBA Global Announces Award Winner


Linda Fairstein to receive HBA's Positively Beautiful award   continue reading »

Increased Interest in Organic Oil Treatment


The centuries old ingredient is used for skin, nails and hair.   continue reading »

Beach Inspired Color Cosmetics Debut


Pacific Illusions Beauty introduces a hypoallergenic, paraben-free, beautiful, wearable mineral makeup.   continue reading »

Celebrating 10 Luxe Pack Years with Photos


The recent Luxe Pack New York show was a record-breaking success.   continue reading »

Here Comes More Loverdose


The brand has released a "lighter and fresher" version of the popular scent.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Is on a Fragrance Roll


Acquires Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj Fragrance Licenses   continue reading »

Berlin Packaging's Software Upgrade Adds to Business Capabilities


More than 10 years on platform drives advanced capabilities for customers and suppliers   continue reading »

True Blood’s Vampire Teams with Calvin Klein


Alexander Skarsgard will model for the designer’s latest men’s scent campaign.   continue reading »

“Help” Star Signs on for YSL Scent


Jessica Chastain selected as the new face of Yves Saint Laurent.   continue reading »

Shiseido Focuses on U.S. Operations


Aligns U.S. administrative functions for Its brands into a shared services platform   continue reading »

Skin Care Co. a Finalist for Two 2012 CITY Awards


CellCeuticals is nominated in “Best Skin Care Product” and “Best Print Advertising” categories.   continue reading »

On-Trend Makeup Summer Shades


The BeautiControl Color Summer Collection features on-trend colors in matte black and clear packaging.   continue reading »

New Consumer Education Program on Skin Care


The La Roche-Posay dermatologist-supported program is designed to help educate consumers about their skin.   continue reading »

Kardashians Enter Color Cosmetics


Boldface Licensing + Branding announces Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian   continue reading »

Capturing Vintage Hollywood Glam


The Anastasia shadows come to Sephora for fall.   continue reading »

Style Guru Debuts Fragrance


The scent Curations with Stefani Greenfield hits HSN on June 19.   continue reading »

Aveda Names New VP Global Communications


Seasoned 'naturals' PR executive appointed vice president   continue reading »

Unilever Promotes Positive Role Models


The Dove brand says positive female role models are everywhere.   continue reading »

Direct Seller Honored for Corporate Social Responsibility


Nu Skin is recognized for its international community building work.   continue reading »

Social Networking App for HBA Global Expo


The app is designed to increase the volume and effectiveness of networking for visitors and exhibitors at the show.   continue reading »

Amway Launches Facial Sunscreen


The New Artistry Time Defiance UV Defense SPF 50 Ultra Facial Sunscreen is for all skin tones.   continue reading »

Americhem Gets the Queen’s Attention


The company receives The Queen’s Award for Enterprise by Her Majesty The Queen in the category of International Trade.   continue reading »

The Lindal Group Expands in Brazil


Doubles the size of its facility, and adds key personnel   continue reading »

New Lush-ious Lip Tints


The lip tints come in small silver tins.   continue reading »

Natural 3-in-1 Clean Towelettes to Launch


The line hits Whole Foods and other retailers this summer.   continue reading »

Colorproof Evolved Color Care Expands Reach


The hair care company teams with a distributor in the Midwest and southern states.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Specialties International Launches New Website


Features products, catalogs and news   continue reading »

Burt’s Bees Updates Lip Formula


The company adds some ingredients to enhance performance of the lip product.   continue reading »

No. 1 Trend in Indian Male Cosmetics


Passion for fairness creams remains strong   continue reading »

WFFC Announces Woman of the Year


Pherne Lewis is the WFFC’s 2012 Woman of the Year.   continue reading »

Who Made the CITY Awards Cut?


ICMAD announces the 2012 CITY Awards Finalists.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Solutions Unveils New Website


The website design makes it easier for viewers to browse the company’s updated product lines and section on available packaging options.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Adds to Fragrance Portfolio


Acquires three brands from New Wave Fragrances   continue reading »

Walter H. Jelly, Ltd., Seals a Deal


Supplies new round of seals to 40-year account   continue reading »

May 2012



Clinique Ranks in Top 10 of Brands Report


Named “Top Riser” brand in the 2012 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands report   continue reading »

Oriflame Cosmetics Broadens African Territory


Expands operations to East Africa   continue reading »

Sally Hansen Gets Magnetic


The nail care brand introduces magnetic nail color.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden to Present at Investment Conference


The beauty company will give its outlook at the Stephens Inc. Spring meeting next week.   continue reading »

Nexeo Solutions Named Arbonne/Levlad Partner of the Year


Nexeo receives award for the second year in a row   continue reading »

Massage Candle Co. Unveils New Website


Eco-friendly beauty and spa e-commerce site gets a makeover.   continue reading »

Clairol Natural Instincts Shines with Giada


Giada De Laurentiis signs on as a brand ambassador for Clairol.   continue reading »

Summit Tackles Obstacle of Sustainable Cosmetics


The summit explored challenges and provided some solutions.   continue reading »

M·A·C Reveals Makeup Trends at British TV Awards


The official makeup sponsor to the Arquiva British Academy Television Awards notes some of the red carpet trends.   continue reading »

Botanical Bug Spray Debuts in Time for Summer


The eco-armour “outdoor” botanical insect repellent body spray and moisturizer is DEET-free.   continue reading »

Another Scent for Simpson


The singer’s new scent celebrates southern charm and the feminine spirit.   continue reading »

OriFlame Re-Elects its Board of Directors


The Annual General Meeting also approved the Board of Director's dividend resolution.   continue reading »

Industry Execs Share Success Secrets at HBA


HBA Global and The Beauty Company partner for a workshop for emerging beauty entrepreneurs.   continue reading »

Cell Treatment Rejuvenates


The metered-dose skin treatment makes application easy.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack NY Wraps Up Successful 10th Year


More exhibitors and attendees than ever   continue reading »

A New Twist for Spears


Pop Star Britney Spears launches her 11th fragrance with a twist.   continue reading »

New Botanical Shower Gels & Moisturizing Bars


The Yardley bath and shower gels are packaged with 50% recycled materials in a convenient built-in pump.   continue reading »

Providence Metallizing Announces Website Feature


The RI-based company has added a cosmetic packaging showcase   continue reading »

Unilever Recognizes Metsa Board for Sustainability


Metsӓ receives ‘Partner to Win’ award   continue reading »

FiFi Award Winners Are...


Packages dazzled at the FiFi awards night of glamour.   continue reading »

Multi-tasking MakeUp Line Unveiled


The line launches with Illuminating Complexion Fix, a concealer-treatment hybrid for face and eyes.   continue reading »

Man Candle Tops Yankee’s List


New line premiers in time for Father’s Day   continue reading »

Teens and Tweens More Engaged Purchasers


Beauty youth market shows signs of stabilization, according to NPD.   continue reading »

Take a Scented Trip Around the World


The Scent of Departure’s bottle design is inspired by a luggage tag.   continue reading »

Using Metallic Effects to Add Brand Impact


New guide discusses applying metallic effects, while offering design tips and production advice.   continue reading »

Packager Wins Two Print Awards


Diamond’s awards showcase its folding carton decorating capabilities, including foil stamping and embossing.   continue reading »

Hair Color Line Names New Distributor


Peerless Beauty brings luxury color care products to parts of the West.   continue reading »

Nautica Gives a Rush


The bold fragrance is housed in a curved blue bottle.   continue reading »

QVC Success Secrets


CEW's Women & Men in Beauty Series - West Coast features beauty insiders from QVC.   continue reading »

Men’s Home Fragrance Line Debuts


Yankee Candle wants a piece of the growing men's marketplace.   continue reading »

Should Women Have a Weekly Healthy Hair Regimen?


The Pureology kits encourage women to get into a weekly routine.   continue reading »

FDA Grants More Time for New Sunscreen Labels


The agency extended the deadline for sunscreen labeling compliance for both large and small companies.   continue reading »

New Preservative-Free Mascara Formulas


This innovation provides complete protection of the product.   continue reading »

Discover the Latest Spa Trends & Techniques


Education inspires skin care and industry professionals.   continue reading »

Impressive Results for Inter Parfums


The company reported record results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.   continue reading »

Berlin Packaging Acquires Lerman Container


Third acquisition since 2010 expands Berlin Packaging’s footprint in the Northeast   continue reading »

HBA Global Announces 2012 IPDA Finalists


Finalists named in 11 beauty categories   continue reading »

Coty Withdraws Proposal


Avon failed to meet May 14 deadline   continue reading »

P&G to Move Some Beauty Units to Singapore


Emerging markets like Asia are targeted for growth.   continue reading »

Beauty Company Unveils Fresh Look


Coty debuts new website.   continue reading »

Actress Shows Who’s Boss


Gwyneth Paltrow is a brand ambassador for the new Hugo Boss scent.   continue reading »

Shoe Designer Enters Cosmetics Market


Christian Louboutin will debut a line of cosmetics next year.   continue reading »

Avon's Board Mulls Over Coty Offer


The direct seller’s board will consider the offer and prepare a response.   continue reading »

Skin Care Brand Supports New Research


La Roche-Posay North American Foundation announces 7th Annual 2012 research award winners.   continue reading »

HBA Global Advance Rates End Soon


For discounts to HBA, sign up by May 16.   continue reading »

Women’s Organization Turns 30


WFFC reveals a new brand identity and tagline.   continue reading »

Coty Issues Deadline on Avon Buyout


Bart Becht raises offering   continue reading »

FiFi Countdown Heats Up


Less than two weeks left to get tickets   continue reading »

Hair Care Trendsetter Vidal Sassoon Passes


The hairdresser and business man died at the age of 84.   continue reading »

Ulta Beauty Preliminary 1Q Sales Up 23%


The company announced positive preliminary first quarter fiscal 2012 results.   continue reading »

Skin Care Company Adds Three


The Anti-aging products feature crisp, clean blue and white packaging.   continue reading »

Scent Commemorates Marriage Equality


I Love NY for Marriage Equality eau de parfum honors love, marriage ... and civil rights.   continue reading »

Unilever Taps Heidi Klum for Hair Care


New Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Therapy treats scalp, not just ends   continue reading »

Chanel Goes for Pitt


Actor Brat Pitt will be the new face for the legendary fragrance brand.   continue reading »

Millionaire Matchmaker Inks Cosmetics Deal


Hyper Interactive Marketing, LLC signs an agreement with reality star Patti Stanger.   continue reading »

Industry Veteran Dan Carter Passes Away


Sympathies extended for Colts Plastics VP of sales and marketing   continue reading »

DISC Increases Eco Certification


Awarded the Certified Forest Management Suite   continue reading »

British Brand Enters the Hair Care Market


The stylish soft touch bottles sport silver caps and minimalistic labels.   continue reading »

Labeler Receives Success Award


Innovative Labeling Solutions gets recognized with Business Success Award.   continue reading »

Hair Treatment Gets Thumbs Up


black 15in1 treatment garners the Good Housekeeping Seal.   continue reading »

AGI-Shorewood Toronto Earns Pantone Certification


Becomes world’s first packaging plant to earn designation   continue reading »

Popular Choice for Mother’s Day Gifts


Fragrance is back as a favorite category in prestige beauty, NPD reports.   continue reading »

Direct Seller Declares Dividend


Avon announces regular quarterly dividend payable June 1.   continue reading »

Stars Set to Shine at the 2012 FiFi Fragrance Awards


Actress Jane Lynch will host the awards and honorees include Justin Bieber, and Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.   continue reading »

Direct Seller Confident About Future


Nu Skin’s board approves a $250 million increase in share repurchase.   continue reading »

Holistic Lip Care For Men


The men's lip care system continues the increasing trend of men-specific grooming products.   continue reading »

FiFi Online Charity Begins May 9th


The 2012 FiFi Awards Online Charity Auction kicks off.   continue reading »

Designer Debuts Luxe Suede Scent


Encased in a suede carton, The Limited Edition Michael Kors Suede Eau de Parfum comes in a 1.7oz clear bottle.   continue reading »

Groninger USA LLC Settles into New U.S. Headquarters


Relocates to new facility in Charlotte, NC   continue reading »

Beauty Company Raises Funds for Blood Cancer


At the DKMS 6th Annual Gala, Coty Inc. and DKMS help raise money to fight the disease.   continue reading »

Another Exec Exits Avon


A group vice president has left Avon.   continue reading »

New Executive at Brush Manufacturer


Anisa appoints new senior vice president, business development.   continue reading »

Summer-Inspired Beach Home Fragrance


The home fragrance is housed in white, handmade porcelain container inspired by sea urchins.   continue reading »

Instant Eye Shadow Application


Majic Beauty USA introduces Eye Majic Instant Eye Shadow for on the go women.   continue reading »

Jill Belasco Resigns from Maesa


Takes new CEO role   continue reading »

Nu Skin Reports 1Q Results Up


New product roll outs helped boost revenue trends.   continue reading »

Avon: 1Q 2012 Revenue Down


By category, beauty, fragrance, personal care, and skin sales declined and color remained flat.   continue reading »

2nd Scent to Commemorate Tallest Tower


The sky and Tokyo Sky Tree are used as motifs in the packaging while the product design resembles a tree.   continue reading »

April 2012



Revlon: 1Q Results Up 0.5% Over 2011


Higher net sales of Revlon color cosmetics and Revlon ColorSilk hair color boosted the first quarter of 2012.   continue reading »

First Japanese Cosmetics Brand Enters Argentine Market


Shiseido will commence sales in Argentina in May.   continue reading »

Eternal Youth with a High Price Tag?


A new Hollywood-inspired product promises to deliver for a hefty sum   continue reading »

Swing into Summer with Coach


The Coach Signature Summer Eau de Toilette bottle is adorned with the classic “C” motifs and has a hang-tag drape.   continue reading »

Premium Natural Beauty Product Show Set for Fall


The new On Beauty International Natural Cosmetics trade show and congress will debut in Germany.   continue reading »

Tanda Pearl Teams up with Celebrity Dancer


Kym Johnson will host an infomercial for the at home-use beauty device.   continue reading »

Attendance Up 25% at Luxe Pack Shanghai


Visitors from international brands surpass expectations   continue reading »

Cosmogen Names Business Development Director


Brings expertise in injection molding, cosmetic packaging and brush manufacturing   continue reading »

Coverpla Opens NY Office


Dave Desai named national sales manager   continue reading »

CoValence Active Lights Up Moisturizer


Brightening ingredient encourages luminous skin   continue reading »

Axe Sport Blast Gets Celeb Support


The Blast 2-in-1 Shower Gel + Shampoo gets a boost with a celebrity competition.   continue reading »

New President at RIFM


Wilcox comes from the Colgate-Palmolive Co. where he was VP, Product Safety, Regulatory and Quality.   continue reading »

New Anti-Aging Retinol Product Debuts


It is the first stable Retinaldehyde available on the market, according to CoValence.   continue reading »

What Leads, What Lags in China's Prestige Beauty Market


NPD charts an overall 21% growth in prestige beauty sales, but one category has fallen off   continue reading »

Asian-Inspired Skin Care Line Debuts


Kimora Lee Simmons’ anti-aging treatment line features chic black, silver and clear componentry.   continue reading »

Growth in the Hair Care Market in India


A new report forecasts the region’s growth to 2016.   continue reading »

China's Online Beauty Sales Called 'Astounding'


Kline reports almost 200% growth   continue reading »

Avon Discloses Details for McCoy’s Compensation


New CEO received a long-term Inducement award.   continue reading »

CPNA Shines a Spotlight


A new initiative targets small brands.   continue reading »

Keep Up-to-Date with FDA Cosmetic Regs


The workshop offers face time with the FDA and other industry experts.   continue reading »

Beauty Company Leads With Wind Energy


Zotos has the largest wind project of any US manufacturer.   continue reading »

New Acquisition for Albéa


The move strengthens the company’s presence in China.   continue reading »

U.S. Patent Validated for Fragrance Dispensing System


MWV’s patent for the invisible dip tube stands.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Companies Call for Enhanced FDA Role


Industry groups want the agency to ensure safety of personal care products.   continue reading »

Arden Appoints Global Makeup Artist


Elizabeth Arden, Inc. names its first Global Makeup Artist.   continue reading »

Kinerase Supports Skin Care Foundation


A portion of the anti-aging skin care sales will go to support the Foundation.   continue reading »

Singer Collaborates on Nail Strips


The edgy nail strip prints will help users express their inner rocker.   continue reading »

LUSH Looks Out For Animals


The company helps launch a global campaign to protect animals.   continue reading »

Awards Honor Active Naturals in Communities


The fund will recognize individuals who create positive change in their communities.   continue reading »

ProSys Provides Info on Filling Machinery


Offers newly designed, easy to navigate website   continue reading »

Sunny Outlook for European Suncare Market


The UK continues to dominate launch activity for new self-tanning products.   continue reading »

“MacBook Pro” Fragrance to Debut at Art Show


The scent was created in the name of art and will not be available for purchase.   continue reading »

Male Skin Care Products in Demand


Age Defying skin care is not just for women anymore.   continue reading »

P&G Ups Quarterly Dividend


This is the 56th consecutive year that the Company has increased the dividend.   continue reading »

One-of-Kind Singer Signs Fragrance Deal


Give Back Brands partners with Nicki Minaj for her debut fragrance for Fall 2012.   continue reading »

L'Oréal’s Promising New Year Start


The beauty firm releases first quarter 2012 sales.   continue reading »

Coty Still Eyes Avon


The beauty company reaffirms interest in Avon.   continue reading »

Report: Continued Beauty Opportunities in China


Although the market has been registering impressive growth rates, the country still possesses immense growth potential.   continue reading »

Learn the Ins and Outs of Sustainability


Beauty industry players will discuss major sustainability issues at the North American Summit.   continue reading »

Designer is Right on the Dot


Marc Jacobs’ new fragrance offers whimsy and a fanciful bottle design.   continue reading »

Get the Latest on Avon


The direct seller will report first-quarter 2012 earnings in the beginning of May.   continue reading »

Anti-Aging Line Targets Elastin Loss


The brand sports bright white and blue tube packaging.   continue reading »

Singer Unveils Kissable Fragrance Bottle


The star's scent features a unique cap design.   continue reading »

MWV Focuses on Global Packaging End Markets


The company alters financial results reporting for its packaging businesses.   continue reading »

Male Grooming Products Arrive in the Mail


Birchbox has expanded its popular commerce platform to men--and gone beyond beauty   continue reading »

Men’s Hair Care Gets Minty


Redken for Men Invigorating System has a mint clean and cool finish.   continue reading »

Qosmedix Supports Beauty Bus Foundation


The company has donated cosmetic disposables and supplies for the non-profit organization's Beauty Drive.   continue reading »

Lindal Refines Focus to Aerosol


Announces sale of Linar, a producer of tinplate aerosol cans for industrial and consumer products   continue reading »

Molton Brown Extends Brand


The company has added anti-aging skincare and a body care collection.   continue reading »

Sephora Revamps Retail Experience


The store recently revealed its more personalized web site and shopping experience.   continue reading »

AGI-Shorewood Looks to Growth in Latin America


Consolidates ownership of Shorewood de Mexico   continue reading »

Avon Appoints New CEO


Avon Board of Directors taps former J&J vice chairman as CEO effective April 23, 2012.   continue reading »

P&G 3rd Qtr. 2011/12 Webcast Scheduled


The company will report earnings results on April 27.   continue reading »

India's Male Cosmetics Market on the Rise


Expected to top $600 million by 2016   continue reading »

Skincare for Boys and Girls


A new unisex line tailors treatments to youthful, acne prone skin.   continue reading »

Mirrored, Chrome-like Lacquers Greet Spring


The nail polish is housed in Lippmann’s signature bottle and matte black cap.   continue reading »

New Press for Everett Graphics


The KBA Rapida will allow Everett Graphics to continue its environmental efforts.   continue reading »

Alpha Packaging Welcomes New President/CEO


Former executive at Hexacomb and Alcoa   continue reading »

Skincare Line Signs Singer


Colbie Caillat signed a multi-year agreement with Lily.B Skincare.   continue reading »

Natural Kids' Sunscreen Debuts with New Labeling


Green Babies sunscreen is compliant with the newest FDA guidelines.   continue reading »

Physician Backed Line Gets Thumbs Up


Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase Anti-aging treatments earned four Good Housekeeping Seals.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces Guest Speaker


Janet Gurwitch will speak at ICMAD’s CITY Awards Dinner.   continue reading »

Board of Directors Change at Avon


The beauty company elects former Campbell Soup Exec Douglas R. Conant to board of directors.   continue reading »

Coty Extends Global Reach


The flagship office, located in Versoix (Canton Geneva), will complement Coty headquarters activities in New York, US, and Paris, France.   continue reading »

Americhem Appoints Three


The company notes these moves will strengthen the Americhem leadership team in order to execute its long-term vision.   continue reading »

FiFi Hall of Fame Recipient Named


The posthumous selection of Coco Chanel has been revealed   continue reading »

Avon Rejects Coty's Offer


Coty makes proposal valued at more than $10 billion   continue reading »

Register Now HBA Global Expo & Conference


Early bird registration deadline is Wednesday, April 4th.   continue reading »

March 2012



The Summer Scents Have Arrived


Yankee Candle launches its Summer 2012 Fragrances, including Best Bright Fruits, Fresh Florals and Soothing Waters.   continue reading »

Scent Marks 100th Anniversary of Disaster


QVC’s new scent sets sail to mark the Titanic’s sinking.   continue reading »

Tips for Reaching Digital Beauty Consumers


The CEW Women & Men in Beauty Series - West Coast highlights marketing to beauty customers in the digital age.   continue reading »

South Florida’s Manufacturer of the Year


Concept II Cosmetics is recognized in South Florida.   continue reading »

Industry Group Testifies Before Congress


ICMAD’s Board Member and CEO of Jack Black Curran Dandurand testified to explain small business needs.   continue reading »

Shiseido Deploys Internet Business Model


In April, the Shiseido will deploy a new web-based business model for expansion of new demand and support of its existing store network.   continue reading »

Skills That Help Sell Fragrance


The program provides the new sales associate with confidence, knowledge and essential selling techniques needed to sell fragrance.   continue reading »

L'Oréal Invests Heavily in Hair


A newly opened research center features programs devoted exclusively to the hair care profession.   continue reading »

Herbacin Launches New Foot Care Line


The line’s brightly colored blue, white and yellow tubes are decorated with a whimsical daisy graphic.   continue reading »

Facial Filler Debuts at Henri Bendel


The 'No Needle Fix' facial filler, from NIP+FAB, features a clinical looking blue and white package design.   continue reading »

CoValence Introduces Skin Care for Men


The company introduced its new Private Label products specifically made for “A Few Good Men.”   continue reading »

Longoria Launches 2nd Scent on HSN


The actress teams with the Falic Fashion Group and the shopping channel for EVAmour.   continue reading »

Kimberly-Clark Named to 2012 Most Ethical List


Ethisphere's Award recognizes exceptional ethical leadership across continents and industries.   continue reading »

HBA IPDA Deadline Extension


HBA had extended the IPDA deadline by one week.   continue reading »

J. Paul Skin Care For Men Expands its Reach


The brand launches with five new retailers.   continue reading »

AmLactin Taps Olympian as Brand Ambassador


Swimmer Dara Torres helps kick off the brand’s "Ultra Skin Performance" Campaign.   continue reading »

TRIA Announces Team Changes


The beauty company appoints several key players for North America and Asia Pacific Regions.   continue reading »

Diamond Packaging's Voss Honored


FSEA presents 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award to industry veteran Harry Voss   continue reading »

“The Amazing Spider-Man” Ltd. Edition Lacquers


OPI celebrates Sony Pictures’ new movie with a shatter polish and limited edition collection.   continue reading »

Moroccanoil for Body Debuts


The oil-infused hair brand unveils a collection of luxury skin care.   continue reading »

RockTenn Opens Marion, NC Folding Carton Plant


New plant will produce cartons for the beauty industry.   continue reading »

Philosophy Celebrates Sweet Sixteen


Skin care brand philosophy marks 16th birthday   continue reading »

Divine Skin to Acquire Mexican Distributor


The company signed a letter of intent to acquire its Mexican distributor. The acquisition will boost revenues by 10%.   continue reading »

Active Ingredients Interest High for Personal Care Products


Savvy personal care formulators are marketing their products by emphasizing their active ingredients to informed consumers.   continue reading »

HBA IPDA Deadline Tomorrow


The HBA IPDA awards acknowledge companies and provide excellent industry exposure.   continue reading »

Agenda for Spring 2012 Sustainable Packaging Coalition Meeting


Eight Annual SPC Spring Meeting brings together over 300 Packaging and Sustainability professionals in Toronto on April 23-25.   continue reading »

Cosmetic Essence Appoints New Vice President, Supply Chain


Prior to joining CEI, Jack Godowski served as Vice President of Supply Chain for Berry Plastics Corporation.   continue reading »

TricorBraun Names New Chief Financial Officer


Charles J. Pfister was most recently senior vice president of finance for Kohl’s Corp.   continue reading »

AmLactin Reveals Fresh, Modern Design


The modern design graces white, pearlescent bottles and tubes complemented by a series of vibrant colors.   continue reading »

Skincare Market Trends in India


India's skincare market is being shaped by its large young population, growing affluence of the middle class and growing urbanization.   continue reading »

DermStore.com Opens First Flagship Store


The popular online beauty company opens its first brick-and-mortar store.   continue reading »

Annual Beauty Care M&A Report


Intrepid Investment Bankers releases new report on beauty care mergers and acquisitions.   continue reading »

Zein Obagi Debuts Launch of Physician Skincare Line


The line was launched at the American Academy of the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting.   continue reading »

Degree Men Debuts MotionSense Technology


The MotionSense Technology reacts to body movement for increased protection.   continue reading »

Shiseido Receives Ethical Companies Designation


Ethisphere Institute adds Shiseido to its list   continue reading »

CPNA Teams with YouBeauty.com


Cosmoprof North America’s (CPNA) exclusive Discover Beauty program teams with Youbeauty.com, created by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen.   continue reading »

Pentawards 2012 Entries Open April 2


The competition is open to all who are associated with the creation and marketing of packaging.   continue reading »

L’Oréal Repeats Ethical Company Status


Award recognizes exceptional ethical leadership across continents and industries   continue reading »

CIBS Welcomes All to Cocktail Party Next Thursday


Raise a glass as you network with CIBS members, non-members and friends   continue reading »

HBA IPDA Awards Deadline Approaching


The deadline for the award submissions is March 23rd.   continue reading »

Beauty Care Focus of M&A Report


Intrepid Investment Bankers releases annual M&A report focusing on beauty   continue reading »

Nu Skin CEO Recognized


Utah Business magazine names Nu Skin President and CEO Truman Hunt CEO of the Year.   continue reading »

IMAN Launches “Find Your Shade” App


The scannable QR Code helps women select the ideal shade.   continue reading »

5th Shiseido Female Researcher Science Grant Winners


The beauty company names 10 female science grant recipients.   continue reading »

New Scents from Lush


“Gorilla Perfumers” offer new and unconventional fragrances at Lush.   continue reading »

MeadWestvaco Opens US Innovation Plant


The pilot plant has a wide range of packaging capabilities.   continue reading »

Modern Scents for Teens


Benta Berry launches scents for teens.   continue reading »

Evolving Growth in Natural Personal Care Markets


In Western Europe and the United States the market is still growing, according to Kline.   continue reading »

Artistry Intensive Skincare Serum Debuts


Amway teams with University of Michigan for new skin treatment.   continue reading »

U.S. EPA and L’Oréal Announce Research Collaboration


The Agency receives $1.2 million in private sector research funding for toxcity research from L’Oréal.   continue reading »

Alpha Packaging Acquires Blow Molder


Vanga Products will expand Alpha's geographic presence in the Pacific Northwest.   continue reading »

Pacific Bioscience and Pretika Settle Suit


The lawsuit included patent infringement claims and invalidity counterclaims around sonic skin care products.   continue reading »

Henkel Sales and Earnings Up for 2011


The Cosmetics/Toiletries business sector continued its strong growth trend of recent years with organic sales growth of 5.4 percent.   continue reading »

L'Oréal & U.S. EPA Collaborate on Research


The beauty company will sponsor research initiative that might help end animal testing.   continue reading »

Supermodel Carol Alt to Host Marc Rosen/Pratt/Luxe Pack Event


Alt lends her talents to the April 17 fundraising event honoring Shiseido   continue reading »

Punchard Moves to Mintel as Packaging Analyst


Benjamin Punchard was previously Head of Global Packaging Research at Euromonitor International.   continue reading »

Adam Levine Announces Signature Scent


The fragrance, which is scheduled to launch in May 2013, will reflect Levine’s personality and style.   continue reading »

NJPEC Gala to Celebrate 50th Anniversary


Gala to be held March 15   continue reading »

Pack Expo Registration Opens


The 2012 show expands customer-centric approach.   continue reading »

Upcoming HBA International Package Design Awards Deadline


The HBA International Package Design Awards honor the best in beauty packaging.   continue reading »

ICMAD 2012 CITY Awards Open For Nominations


Winning products will be displayed at national specialty retailers.   continue reading »

Stretch Mark Cream for Summer Skin


The cream is housed in a silver grey bottle (with a green logo design) and a secondary package with a vibrant green front panel and marble-like side panels.   continue reading »

Amcor Acquires Aperio Group


Target is on Asia Pacific region   continue reading »

Topline Makes Swarovski Lipstick Collection Sparkle


Topline-Primapack executed the complex package, which is in two parts.   continue reading »

Sir Elton John's Spring Candle Unveiled


Woodside Garden is housed in a translucent chartreuse glass container stamped with a regal gold crown.   continue reading »

Shiseido’s “watashi+” Website Goes Live in April


The service includes “web counseling,” in which customers can get advice regarding the most suitable products and beauty methods for them.   continue reading »

HSN & Celebrity Makeup Artist Partner


Vincent Longo debuts his signature cosmetics collection on the home shopping channel this month.   continue reading »

FIT’s Virginia Bonofiglio to Speak About Industry Careers at CIBS Luncheon


Focus will be on skill sets necessary to succeed in the cosmetics and fragrance industry.   continue reading »

Mary Kay Scores High on Customer Service


The beauty company has been named one of the Top 20 Brands by the Brand Keys Cosmetics research firm.   continue reading »

Skin Care Line Uses Nanotechnology


The silver, white, and blue packaging gives the products a futuristic yet clinical style.   continue reading »

Scentsy Launches Personal Care Product Line


Layers by Scentsy will allow customers to build a personalized, signature scent.   continue reading »

Neem Clay Mask Brings Spa Treatments Home


The clay mask comes in a convenient screw top plastic jar.   continue reading »

P&G on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’ List


The World's Most Admired Companies are rated on nine key attributes.   continue reading »

New Portable Hawaiian Perfume Balm


The scents of Hawaii feature a fun and flirty package design.   continue reading »

Shimmering Pink Skin Care Line Debuts


The surgeon created skin care line is designed to promote skin health while delaying the signs of aging.   continue reading »

U.S. Prestige Beauty Hits 15-Year High


NPD reports annual 2011 U.S. prestige beauty posts highest sales results in 15 years   continue reading »

Avon: Communications Award Winners


Actress Reese Witherspoon presented Avon Global Communications Awards to those effectively speaking out about ending violence against women.   continue reading »

Distribution Fuels US Natural Care Market


Increased distribution spurs growth in the American natural personal care market.   continue reading »

Registration Now Open HBA Global Expo


The show is celebrating 20 years of showcasing the best in beauty packaging.   continue reading »

February 2012



Topline Names Vice President, China Operations


Executive has served at a number of cosmetic packaging manufacturers   continue reading »

Philosophy Introduces New Triple-Acid Peel


The new microdelivery triple-acid brightening peel is designed to help beauty consumers achieve chemical peel results at home.   continue reading »

Wet n Wild Expands into Germany


The move marks the brand’s continued global expansion.   continue reading »

TIGI Cosmetics Get Modern Makeover


A ceramic baked process was used to print the two-color silkscreen artwork on the bottle. A distinctive logo ID and clear, contemporary typeface help to re-modernize the brand.   continue reading »

Deborah Lippmann Launches Spring Shades


The spring nail colors are inspired by summer getaways.   continue reading »

Luxe Pack New York 2012 Line Up


The event is celebrating its 10th edition.   continue reading »

Two New Skin Brighteners Debut


Apothederm skin brightening products featuring “smartpeptides” are packaged in a clean and minimal design.   continue reading »

3i Takes Majority Stake in Geka


3i and funds take majority stake in cosmetic packaging manufacturer and mascara pro Geka   continue reading »

Amcor Flexibles Wins Two Awards


Achievements honored by the Flexible Packaging Association   continue reading »

Ralph Lauren Launches Romance Flanker


Summer Blossom features a soft rose accessory around the bottle’s collar.   continue reading »

TriMas Acquires 70% of Arminak & Associates


Arminak will enhance Rieke’s product offering and provide access to large global customers in the cosmetic and personal care end markets.   continue reading »

Henkel Extends Board Member Contracts


The contracts of CEO Kasper Rorsted and Hans Van Bylen as executive vice president Cosmetics/Toiletries are extended by five years.   continue reading »

Skin Care System Gets Starter Sizes


The Jan Marini Skin systems starter kits will make it easier for new users to experience the popular system.   continue reading »

Bruce Willis Debuts First Female Fragrance


The softy curved bottle is decorated with a satin bow.   continue reading »

Here Come the Yanks


The NY ball team launches its own fragrances for men and women.   continue reading »

J & J's Weldon Resigns As CEO


Will retire in April, but remain as chairman   continue reading »

Arkay Packaging Introduces liQuid Technology


New technology eliminates the need for a separate off-line embossing pass   continue reading »

Shiseido to Expand Hair Care Brand in Asia


The popular product achieved sales of more than 700,000 units as of the end of January 2012.   continue reading »

ITW Covid Security Group Launches New Website


Company's technology guards against counterfeiting and fraud   continue reading »

CEW Women & Men in Beauty Series - West Coast


At the next meeting, multi-platform digital experts will share their insights for the beauty industry.   continue reading »

ICMAD/Cosmoprof Bologna Reception Scheduled


Members of ICMAD will meet and mingle at a cocktail reception in Italy.   continue reading »

Silgan Plastics First to Install Avery Dennison Labeling System


System installed at Silgan's Ligonier, Indiana plant will expand label footprint   continue reading »

AGI-Shorewood's Process Applies Metallic Details In-line


In-line process selectively applies superior metallics to packaging   continue reading »

Pop Star to Pay Up Over Scent Deal


Britney Spears reportedly will pay to end lawsuit on a fragrance deal gone bad.   continue reading »

Hunger Games Nail Polish Available In March


The Capitol Colors line, inspired by the highly anticipated film, will go on sale in March.   continue reading »

Bruce Lee Fragrance Launch


Bruce Lee fans can enjoy three fragrances inspired by the martial arts master.   continue reading »

Custom Acrylic Nails at Home


The kit allows users to get salon nails at home.   continue reading »

Dispensing Protection for Sensitive Ingredients


Floressance par Nature chose Aptar’s Eden dispensing system to protect and deliver its sensitive skin care contents.   continue reading »

2011 Revlon Results Up


Although fourth quarter sales decreased, Revlon, Inc. reported overall 2011 results rose.   continue reading »

Shiseido to Release Tokyo Sky Tree Scent


The crystal glass container was produced using a Japanese traditional faceting technique.   continue reading »

Kate Moss Introduces Rimmel Lipstick Line


Each lipstick is housed in a chic matte black bullet, which echoes the model’s signature rocker style.   continue reading »

“Real NJ Housewife” Gets Cosmetics Deal


Teresa Giudice will produce a cosmetic line with Hyper-Interactive Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of IMD Companies, Inc.   continue reading »

Lush Launches Host of New Products


The handmade cosmetics company is rolling out a few innovative new lines.   continue reading »

Hairtrade Adds Three Haircare Products


The additions supplement the company’s men's range and hair care range.   continue reading »

Positive L'Oreal 2011 Annual Results


Performance was positive across the company’s divisions.   continue reading »

L’Oreal Board Director Steps Down


Liliane Bettencourt steps down and Jean-Victor to become Board of Director.   continue reading »

HBA International Packaging Design Awards Open for Submissions


Annual awards honor the best in beauty and personal care packaging.   continue reading »

Report: Fragrances— Looking Beyond the Scent


The new global briefing offers a comprehensive guide to the Ingredients market at an international level.   continue reading »

Kao USA Inc. Makes Additional Investments in U.S. Facilities


Announces plans for further investment and growth in Ohio   continue reading »

Avon Down in Most Markets for 4th Qtr.


Latin America was the only region in which sales increased. Overall, in 2011 revenue increased 4%, or 1% in constant dollars.   continue reading »

Younger Girls Are Using Makeup, Reports Mintel


Reality television, books and movies are influence young girls.   continue reading »

Three-Day Sustainability Summit in May


Green formulations and sustainable packaging top Summit agenda.   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Wins 2012 WorldStar Award


The Square Twist Up airless bottle receives global recognition   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Named as One of Fastest Growing Companies


Earns title for second consecutive year   continue reading »

JLo Unveils Glowing for Spring 2012


In a revealing ad campaign, Jennifer Lopez unveils her latest scent.   continue reading »

Marvel’s The Avengers Gets Several Scents


JADS International, LLC introduces line of men’s and women’s fragrances inspired by the upcoming Marvel’s The Avengers movie.   continue reading »

HCT Provides Full Service for Too Faced


In Your Dreams Palette includes step by step chart   continue reading »

Metsä Board Opens Innovation Center


Will conduct R&D on paperboard products, raw materials and printing technologies   continue reading »

CIBS Holds First Innovation Event of 2012


Attendees get an education in packaging made from non-traditional materials   continue reading »

Fergie Teams with Wet n Wild


The singer signs on as brand ambassador.   continue reading »

Divine Skin Q4 Tops $3 million


2011 revenue reaches $9.6 million, up 78% over 2010.   continue reading »

IMAN Cosmetics Partners with Mataano


The designers will collaborate with the brand on upcoming global events, Fashion Week shows, a limited editorial color collection and IMAN Cosmetics' Fall 2012 campaign.   continue reading »

Which Beauty Brands Hit the Mark with Consumers?


Brand Keys 2012 survey uncovers a common criterion among shoppers.   continue reading »

Hunger Games Beauty “Ads”


The upcoming movie is creating buzz in beauty circles.   continue reading »

Men’s Grooming Market Poised for Growth


The men’s facial skincare market has grown 11 percent in dollar sales in 2011, compared to 2010, according to The NPD Group.   continue reading »

Essie Cosmetics Shines at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week


Fall 2012 runways will feature custom Essie nail designs   continue reading »

Nicole Scherzinger Goes Herbal for P&G


The hair care brand Herbal Essences selects the multi-platinum performer as new global brand ambassador.   continue reading »

Sally Beauty's 2nd Common Stock Offering


Upon completion of the offering, the investors will own approximately 24.51% of the common stock of the Company.   continue reading »

CoValence Releases Anti-Aging Serum


Moisture-rich product features perfluorocarbons and sodium hyaluronate   continue reading »

IoPP E-Learning Modules


The group now offers web-based E-Learning packaging courses.   continue reading »

China Glaze Goes Bright with ElectricPop


The line is a cross between heavy metal and rocker chic.   continue reading »

Upcoming CEW Newsmaker Forum: Ulta


Ulta CEO Chuck Rubin will be sharing his expertise on Feb. 16th.   continue reading »

Luxury Beauty: Coming to a Taxi Near You


Glamour Magazine and L’Oréal USA give new meaning to mobile shopping   continue reading »

DIY Kits Make Scents Personal


Six "oriental “perfume blends can be customized and then decanted into a red refillable atomizer with pipettes.   continue reading »

LVMH Reports on a Positive 2011


The Perfumes & Cosmetics business recorded organic revenue growth of 9%.   continue reading »

Intercharm Milano 2012 Set for October


InterCHARM MILANO builds synergies across beauty salon, hair, nails, perfumery and cosmetics sectors.   continue reading »

Organic Lotus Fragrance and Skin Care Line


The fragrance carton opens like a blooming flower.   continue reading »

Shiseido Selects Jennifer Connelly as Spokesperson


The Academy Award-winning actress is new global spokesperson for the Shiseido Future Solution LX skin care line.   continue reading »

Expanded Production for Dispensing System


MeadWestvaco Corp expands production capacity for the Melodie fragrance pump in the company’s Barcelona, Spain facility.   continue reading »

Rick Brandt Promoted at Berlin Packaging


Named executive vice president of sales.   continue reading »

Burt's Bees Targets Younger Women


The güd (pronounced good) line features shampoos, lotions and other personal care products with fresh fragrances and bright packaging.   continue reading »

Limited Brands January 2012 Sales Up 9%


The company also updated its Fourth Quarter earnings guidance.   continue reading »

Nu Skin: 25% Increase In Quarterly Dividend


The Nu Skin Board ups the quarterly cash dividend.   continue reading »

Shiseido Commences Cosmetics Sales in Tunisia


The initiative will be the first time for a Japanese cosmetics brand to enter the Tunisian market.   continue reading »

New Eco-Friendly Razor Sports Less Packaging


Schick used post-consumer recycled plastic for the handle and packaging instead of other biodegradable or recycled materials in order to have an immediate eco-friendly impact.   continue reading »

Speed Network with Beauty Industry Leaders


Young executives can speed “date” with industry leaders to find their match for job success.   continue reading »

January 2012



First FiFi of 2012 Announced


The 2012 FiFi Indie Award revealed at Elements Showcase   continue reading »

Prestige Beauty Up Double Digits


2011 was a hot year for skin care, makeup, and fragrance   continue reading »

Charles Cramb Out at Avon


Former CFO departs in connection with SEC investigation   continue reading »

Another Luxury Beauty Sample Club Launches


E! Entertainment Co-founder Alan Mruvka partners with celebrity beauty guru Damone Roberts to launch   continue reading »

A. Schulman Acquires Elian SAS


Elian provides specialty formulated color concentrates to the healthcare, cosmetics, packaging and other markets.   continue reading »

P&G: 2nd Qtr. Sales Up 4%


Beauty net sales increased one percent to $5.4 billion on unit volume growth of one percent, while Grooming net sales increased one percent to $2.2 billion.   continue reading »

Beauty Bar and Allure Launch Sample Society


The new program will provide beauty samples and expert advice delivered monthly by beauty insiders.   continue reading »

America's Next Top Model Introduces New Scent


Dream Come True is the first fragrance for America’s Top Model/HatchBeauty collaboration.   continue reading »

Smartphone Inspired Scent Debuts


Jacomo's new fragrance features an integrated pump.   continue reading »

Jack Black Line Extension


The face cream is designed to fight dry skin and aging.   continue reading »

Canadian Cosmetics Companies Pledge Safety


Cocoon Apothecary one of first to sign on   continue reading »

Halle Berry Reveals Her Passion


The art-deco inspired flacon is shaped like a four-sided teardrop with ridges and is topped with a jewel-like cut cap.   continue reading »

14th Exclusive Fragrance for rue21


The fragrance features no cap and has a removable tulle clip and rhinestone collar.   continue reading »

Colipa Takes New Name


Cosmetics Europe-The Personal Care Association now defines Europe's cosmetics association   continue reading »

Inter Parfums, Inc. Fourth Quarter Sales Soar


The company reports a 68% increase in 4th quarter sales.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Sales Growth Up 2.1%


The company realigned and strengthened its Consumer business in 2011 by streamlining its product assortment.   continue reading »

Eye-Catching Eye Shadow Package


The design of the eye shadow package removes the guesswork from eye makeup application.   continue reading »

WFFC Announces 2012 General Board of Directors


Officers and board members named   continue reading »

Ulta Makes Changes to Board of Directors


The beauty company has appointed Catherine Halligan as Independent Director.   continue reading »

Toothy Tabs Target Tube Toothpaste Market


In promotion that encourages consumers ditch their tube toothepaste, Toothy Tabs tries to gain traction.   continue reading »

SeaCliff Appoints New VP of Brands


In this newly created position, Zambrano will lead the development and execution of all private label and branded strategic marketing for the company.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder 2nd Qtr Results Webcast Feb. 3


The beauty company will host a discussion of Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results on February 3, 2012.   continue reading »

Beauty Spoon Scoops Remaining Contents


A former Model launches the Beauty Spoon, a new cosmetic beauty tool to help women use 100% of their beauty products.   continue reading »

Glade Unveils Contemporary Home Fragrance


The Glade Expressions Collection is designed to complement any decor.   continue reading »

Recyclable Logo Gains Carton Licensees


PPC achieves goal for paperboard packaging recyclable logo licenses   continue reading »

Red Door Relocates


The new midtown Flagship store will carry a full selection of Elizabeth Arden prestige skincare, fragrance and color products, and a collection of hair care and body care products.   continue reading »

Valentine’s Fragrances Offer Unique Packaging


Affliction for men is packaged in a whiskey-stained bottle framed with distressed leather and rust metal details.   continue reading »

New Wick Technology & Design for Modern Home Fragrance


Yankee’s latest offering sports a more contemporary decor style with candles in three sizes.   continue reading »

First FiFi to be Awarded in January


The Fragrance Foundation reveals top five finalists for the 2012 FiFi “Indie” Award; winner to be named at Elements Showcase   continue reading »

WFFC: 2012 Scholarship Awards Recipients


Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce honor two.   continue reading »

Elements Showcase in NYC


The winners of the new FiFi Award for Best   continue reading »

New Hires at Bell Flavors & Fragrances


The company appoints two key players in its fragrance business.   continue reading »

Pentawards 2012 Announces its Jury


An impressive list of marketing specialists and designers comprise the international jury.   continue reading »

Gillette Launches New Facial Hair Styling Tool


The three famous men were chosen to be brand ambassadors.   continue reading »

Ralph Lauren Romance Teams with The Vow


Under the collaboration, Ralph Lauren Romance will be the exclusive sponsor of The Vow red carpet world premiere and after-party, taking place on Monday, February 6, 2012 in LA.   continue reading »

IFF Reoganizes & Reduces Workforce


The plan will strengthen go-to-market capabilities and improve profitability.   continue reading »

International Roll-out for Nu Skin’s ageLOC


The anti-aging products officially launch this month following record-breaking pre-sales in connection with the company's fourth quarter 2011 global convention.   continue reading »

Empress Fragrance under Fire


Sean “Diddy” Combs is being taken to court over the trademark of the Empress fragrance name.   continue reading »

Skin Treatment "Ultra-hermetically" Sealed


The minimal package design and airtight dispenser support this new skin treatment product.   continue reading »

Tools to Meet Sustainable Development Demands


To incorporate eco-design as far upstream as possible in the product development process, Albéa supports the development of specific tools for sustainable packaging.   continue reading »

New Members Announced at Fragrance Foundation


Eleven members appointed to the Associate Board   continue reading »

Too Faced Cosmetics Teams with Weston Presidio


By partnering with the growth-focused private equity firm, the prestige beauty brand plans to continue to strengthen and broaden its product lineup.   continue reading »

Beauty Marketers Amp Up Social Media Efforts


Social media marketing is not hurting traditional advertising, reports Kline.   continue reading »

Mexican Singer Represents Neutrogena


Recording artist Sandra Echeverria will help bring to life the brand’s 2012 multicultural initiatives.   continue reading »

Mintel Opens Three New Offices


The market research firm increases its presence in the Asia Pacific region.   continue reading »

New VP of Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel


Gross will lead the division for the U.S. and Canada   continue reading »

Stewart New Face of Balenciaga Fragrance


The brand has chosen the Twilight star to lead its Fall 2012 fragrance campaign.   continue reading »

Portable Fragrance Debuts


The small size and roller ball dispenser make this fragrance portable and convenient.   continue reading »

Bellwyck Packaging Aces Acquisition


Acquisition of Ace to benefit Bellwyck by expanding offerings   continue reading »

HSN Fragrant Jewelry Line


Necklaces and beaded bracelets are made of precious metal-plated round charms encased with spherical wood beads that slowly release perfume.   continue reading »

L’Occitane Blossoms


The limited edition Cherry Princess fragrance debuts in blush-colored bottle and gold closure.   continue reading »

FiFi Deadline Extended


Entry forms due January 20   continue reading »

Innovation Stepped Up at IFF


Five prominent scientists named to R&D board   continue reading »

Sustainable UV Coating Provides Prestige Look


Henkel’s new sustainable MiraFoil shows potential for high-end cosmetic packaging applications.   continue reading »

Polish & Co. Debuts Unisex Nail Polish Line


Creator says the nail color line is created for the younger generation of women and men.   continue reading »

Visual Pak Acquires Two


The company purchases Cosmetic Labs of America from Unilever and Hexagon Packaging plant and equipment.   continue reading »

Advances in Barcode Reading Performance


Cognex's DataMan 300 is designed to handle the most difficult ID code-reading applications on even the highest speed lines.   continue reading »

AmorePacific’s Green Goal


The beauty company has released its new green initiative business plan.   continue reading »

P&G: 2nd Qtr 2011 Results on January 27


The company will report on second quarter earnings.   continue reading »

AXE Puts the Move on Girls


Female bodyspray introduced in new AXE Anarchy men's line   continue reading »

SkinMedica Adds Colorful Colorescience Brand


Professional skin care company acquires leading professional mineral makeup company   continue reading »

Mary Kay Reports Increased Sales for 2011


Despite the sluggish economy, Mary Kay reports 15% sales increase in 2011.   continue reading »

ICMAD Seminar: Crack The EU Market


Beauty industry insiders will share strategies on preparing to enter the EU Market.   continue reading »

Skin Care System Wins Award


Obagi's Nu-Derm System was honored for best skincare system at a physician's office in NewBeauty Magazine Choice Awards.   continue reading »

Honoree Announced for Pratt-Luxe Pack Art of Packaging Award Gala


Shiseido executives will accept award   continue reading »

Beauty Industry West Upcoming Lunch Meeting


The group will host a lunch meeting on Jan. 11, 2012, and take a look at female beauty consumer behaviors.   continue reading »

MeadWestvaco Seals PolyTop Deal


The acquisition of the closure manufacturer will help the company serve packaging end-markets that it has targeted for profitable growth around the world.   continue reading »

Ulta: Increased Holiday Sales Results


The beauty company reports holiday comparable store sales increase of 12.6%, with a two-year holiday comparable store sales increase of 22.1%.   continue reading »

HBA Global Adds Vetted Exhibit Area


SPLASH Pavilion will spotlight the next generation of beauty and personal care products.   continue reading »

2012: Sweet, Floral & Spicy Aroma Trend


Pink Pepper is the New Year's up-and-coming fragrance note, according to Scentsy.   continue reading »

Expansion at Lindal’s Columbus Facility


Growing global demand for innovative aerosol dispensing solutions prompts expansion.   continue reading »

FiFi Deadline Approaches


Entry forms must be filed by January 17   continue reading »

L'Oreal USA Launches More eCommerce Sites


PFSweb Inc. will help the beauty manufacturer launch more e-commerce sites for individual brands in 2012.   continue reading »

AGI World-Shorewood Merger Complete


AGI World and Shorewood Packaging have become AGI-Shorewood. The company also announced an expansion in China.   continue reading »

Nu Skin Ranks High for Growth


The International Business Times' 2011 IBT 1000 listing ranks the direct beauty seller as one of "World's Fastest Growing Public Companies".   continue reading »

Celebrity MC to Host 2012 FiFis


Jane Lynch, star of hit TV series Glee headlines 40th annual event   continue reading »

J&J Announces 1st Qtr Dividend


The company's first-quarter 2012 quarterly dividend is payable on March 13, 2012.   continue reading »

Kao Provides Aid to the Philippines


The donation is to help support the Typhoon-stricken region.   continue reading »

AmorePacific’s Blockbuster Skin Care Product


The company’s best-selling Sulwhasoo’s reaches sales of one billion won and breaks records.   continue reading »

Sephora CEO Passes Away


Jacques Levy dies following a long illness   continue reading »