Beauty Buzz


  • Health and Beauty | Personal Care
    Colgate-Palmolive Purchases Professional Skincare Brands

    Colgate-Palmolive Purchases Professional Skincare Brands

    Colgate-Palmolive continues its strategy to focus on higher-margin oral care, personal care and pet nutrition businesses, most recently announcing an agreement to purchase PCA Skin and EltaMD, described as two of the fastest-growing brands in profess…
    01.26.18

  • Shiseido Reveals Personalized Skincare System

    Shiseido Reveals Personalized Skincare System

    In the race for effective skincare personalization, Shiseido has announced a new skincare system, called “Optune,” which it says realizes skincare personalization by coupling digital technology with their cutting-edge skin science and bea…
    01.26.18

  • Health and Beauty
    Unilever Continues Acquisition Streak

    Unilever Continues Acquisition Streak

    Unilever, which has been on an acquisitions streak over the past couple of years, has now announced an agreement with Sundial Brands, a New York-based personal care products company. The multinational has appointed Esi Eggleston Bracey, a seasoned be…
    01.26.18

  • Henkel Beauty Care ‘Revolutionizes’ Pro Hair Care

    Henkel Beauty Care ‘Revolutionizes’ Pro Hair Care

    Henkel has taken another step forward in Hair Care with the Schwarzkopf Professional SalonLab, described as “a digital ecosystem for quantifying and customizing the hair care experience.” SalonLab was a two-time recipient of this year&rsq…
    01.26.18

  • ICMAD Expands Dallas Office

    Effective January 31, 2018, ICMAD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) will close its Deer Park, IL office as it expands its headquarters in Dallas. The organization will maintain its Washington, DC location. All mail should be ad…
    01.26.18

  • ProSys Servo Filling Systems Launches Redesigned Website

    ProSys Servo Filling Systems has announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website. New features include new models, additional customer service features, a more modern design, larger product images and a simpler user interface wi…
    01.26.18

  • Design Capabilities | Digital Printing
    DISC Wins Gold for Sapelo Luxury Skin Care Packaging

    DISC Wins Gold for Sapelo Luxury Skin Care Packaging

    Packaging and print provider DISC, received an American Graphic Design Gold Award, from Graphic Design USA, for the Sapelo line of luxury skin care products. John Rebecchi, senior vice president of marketing and new business development for DISC, say…
    01.26.18

  • Taiwan K.K. Corp. Focuses on NA Market with Brand Name ‘COSJAR’

    Taiwan-based cosmetics packaging manufacturer Taiwan K.K. Corp., with the brand name “COSJAR,” has announced that it will build up its international sales team in its Taizhou factory in China. By consolidating the sales and the manufactur…
    01.26.18

  • Sold! Albéa Changes Hands

    Sun European Partners, LLP, a large private investment advisory firm, has announced the first big beauty industry deal of the new year. One of its affiliates has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell packaging supplier Albéa to Funds adv…
    01.26.18

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    Berry Joins The Recycling Partnership

    Berry Joins The Recycling Partnership

    The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country, is pleased to announce that Berry Global, Inc., has joined as its newest funding partner. “Our mis…
    01.26.18

  • Lumson Is Honored at ‘Le Fonti Awards’

    Lumson Is Honored at ‘Le Fonti Awards’

    Italian-based cosmetics and skincare packaging supplier Lumson, which also has headquarters in New York, was recently awarded a prize at “Le Fonti Awards,” an exclusive event that is part of the family of international prizes of IAIR. The…
    01.26.18

  • Cosmetics | Plastics
    HCT Group Wins Estée Lauder’s Supplier Excellence Award

    HCT Group Wins Estée Lauder’s Supplier Excellence Award

    Every year The Estée Lauder Companies recognizes the hard work of its partners with its Supplier Excellence Awards—and HCT Group has won again this year, for the third time. HCT Group is being recognized this year in the “Agilit…
    01.26.18

  • Cosmoprof Asia Keeps Growing

    Cosmoprof Asia Keeps Growing

    Cosmoprof Asia, with its “One Fair, Two Venues” format, continued its success in 2017, attracting 83,793 visitors from 135 countries, up 9% compared with last year’s exhibition. Cosmopack Asia was held at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE)…
    01.26.18

  • These Consumers Will Dominate the Luxury Market

    These Consumers Will Dominate the Luxury Market

    As the thirst for high-end products continues to grow in Asia, a recent research report shows that Chinese Millennials and Generation Z are set to become the leaders of luxury consumption over the next decade. China’s Millennials (born 1985…
    01.26.18

  • Beauty Shines Bright for 2017 Season

    Beauty Shines Bright for 2017 Season

    Final results were not yet available at press time, but Beauty was enjoying a great retail holiday, mid-December, according to recent data from The NPD Group. Weekly sales of makeup, skincare and fragrance in the U.S. had been consistently strong s…
    01.26.18

  • Beautycounter Founder Named to Top Entrepreneurs List

    Beautycounter Founder Named to Top Entrepreneurs List

    Goldman Sachs named Beautycounter founder & CEO, Gregg Renfrew, as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017” at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, CA. Renfrew founded Beautycounter in 2011 with a missio…
    12.04.17

  • TerraCycle Wins United Nations Award

    TerraCycle Wins United Nations Award

    TerraCycle, a leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste has been named a winner of a United Nations Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity award. The recognition is for the initiative announced earlier this year with TerraCycle, Procter & Gamble…
    12.04.17

  • New Leader Named at Amorepacific US Inc.

    New Leader Named at Amorepacific US Inc.

    As K-Beauty continues to gain traction, Amorepacific continues to expand, bringing it closer to its goal of becoming a major player in the global beauty market—and with 2016 sales in overseas markets jumping 35%, the U.S. is becoming more impor…
    12.04.17

  • Bottles/Jars | Glass
    Vitro Wins GPI Award

    Vitro Wins GPI Award

    Glass manufacturer Vitro recently received a Clear Choice Award from The Glass Packaging Institute for the bottle they produced for Josie Maran Argan Reserve. As far as packaging inspiration for the product, a statement from the brand and supplier sa…
    12.04.17

  • Labels | Printing | Tubes
    The Tube Council Adds WS Packaging Group to Board of Directors

    The Tube Council Adds WS Packaging Group to Board of Directors

    Paulette Gramse of WS Packaging Group has joined The Tube Council’s board of directors. Gramse was appointed to represent WS Packaging as an associate director member, supporting the use of extended text labels in the tube industry. “R…
    12.04.17