February 29, 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 »

February 28, 2012



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 »

February 27, 2012



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 »

February 24, 2012



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 »

February 23, 2012



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 »

February 22, 2012



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 »

February 21, 2012



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 »

February 17, 2012



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 »

February 16, 2012



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 »

February 15, 2012



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 »

February 14, 2012



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 »

February 13, 2012



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 »

February 10, 2012



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 »

February 9, 2012



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 »

February 8, 2012



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 »

February 7, 2012



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 »

February 6, 2012



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 »

February 3, 2012



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 »

February 2, 2012



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 »

February 1, 2012



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 »

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