March 30, 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 »

March 29, 2012



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 »

March 28, 2012



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 »

March 27, 2012



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 »

March 26, 2012



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 »

March 23, 2012



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 »

March 22, 2012



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 »

March 21, 2012



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 »

March 20, 2012



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 »

March 19, 2012



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 »

March 16, 2012



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 »

March 15, 2012



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 »

March 14, 2012



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 »

March 13, 2012



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 »

March 12, 2012



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 »

March 9, 2012



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 »

March 8, 2012



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 »

March 7, 2012



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 »

March 6, 2012



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 »

March 5, 2012



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 »

March 2, 2012



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 »

March 1, 2012



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 »

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