Beauty Buzz


  • Toronto Contract Packaging Company Moves to More Automation

    Striving for the best of both worlds of speed and optimum customer service for all packaging services, Repack Canada has announced the further acquisition of two automated systems: an automatic cartoner and a bagging system. Repack Canada’s cur…
    06.04.18

  • Compacts | Cosmetics | Lipstick packages | Stock Pkg

    Toly and Sussex IM Form Beauty Alliance

    Two beauty industry packaging providers have aligned to boost services. Custom injection molding provider Sussex IM, based in Wisconsin, has joined with Toly Products, a global manufacturer with corporate offices in Malta as well as plants and sales…
    06.04.18

  • ELC Upgrades Family-Related Benefits

    ELC Upgrades Family-Related Benefits

    The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has announced a number of industry-leading, new and enhanced family-related benefits for U.S. employees. Paid Parental Leave has been expanded to 20 weeks and an enhanced flexibility policy for parents retur…
    06.04.18

  • Bath/Body | Contract Services | Cosmetics | Hair Care | Skin Care/Sun Care | Turnkey
    Register Now for Cosmoprof NA

    Register Now for Cosmoprof NA

    Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) has opened the registration for the 16th edition of the award-winning, B2B beauty exhibition. The event will once again be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from July 29th through the 31st. Ea…
    06.04.18

  • The Fragrance Foundation Honors Frédéric Malle

    The Fragrance Foundation Honors Frédéric Malle

    The Fragrance Foundation (TFF) has announced Frédéric Malle as the 2018 Game Changer Honoree. This award honors an individual who has made a significant change in the world of fragrance, and in how consumers experience fragrance. TFF sa…
    06.04.18

  • Quadpack Increases Presence in U.S. Market

    Quadpack Increases Presence in U.S. Market

    Quadpack has made two moves designed to increase its penetration into the U.S. market. The company has appointed Anthony Le Minoux as head of its U.S. operations. At the same time, it has named East Hill Industries as the official distributor of its…
    06.04.18

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    Burt’s Bees Launches National Recycling Program

    Burt’s Bees Launches National Recycling Program

    For more than 30 years, Burt’s Bees says it has been committed to protecting “the beauty, wisdom and power of nature.” Now, through the Burt’s Bees Recycle On Us program, their consumers can recycle any and all Burt’s Be…
    06.04.18

  • Stölzle Appoints New CEO

    Stölzle Appoints New CEO

    Stoelzle Masnières Parfumerie SAS has announced the promotion of its current general manager, Etienne Gruyez, to the position of chief executive officer in charge of the Perfumery and Cosmetics business unit. Gruyez will oversee the upcoming i…
    06.04.18

  • Skin Care/Sun Care
    Euromonitor Ranks Rodan + Fields No. 1 in the U.S. and NA

    Euromonitor Ranks Rodan + Fields No. 1 in the U.S. and NA

    Direct-to-consumer seller Rodan + Fields, the prestige dermatology-inspired skincare brand, has been ranked the No. 1 skincare brand in North America (defined by Euromonitor as Canada and the U.S.) and the No. 1 skincare brand in the U.S. in 2017. It…
    06.04.18

  • L’Oréal Purchases Korean Fashion and Beauty Brand Stylenanda

    L’Oréal Purchases Korean Fashion and Beauty Brand Stylenanda

    With plans for taking it global, L’Oréal has acquired 100% of Nanda Co. Ltd., a Korean lifestyle makeup and fashion company founded by Kim So-Hee in Seoul in 2004. Described as a highly desirable brand among Korean and Chinese Millenn…
    06.04.18

  • Aptar Acquires Reboul

    Aptar Acquires Reboul

    With the Color Cosmetics Market remaining strong, Aptar has made a move for a bigger stake. AptarGroup, Inc. announced that as of May 1, 2018, it had acquired Reboul from Vacheron Industries SAS. Reboul is a French leader in the design and industrial…
    06.04.18

  • Industry Mourns Baralan’s Jim Slowey

    Industry Mourns Baralan’s Jim Slowey

    The beauty industry was shaken by the death of James John Slowey who was born on June 27, 1959 and passed away from natural causes on April 14, 2018, in Ft. Lauderdale. Jim was an amicable “fixture” at nearly all industry trade shows and…
    06.04.18

  • Cushion Compacts Remain  At the Top of Beauty Charts

    Cushion Compacts Remain At the Top of Beauty Charts

    Korea-based AmorePacific brought cushion compacts to the U.S. in 2015 and revolutionized the cosmetic foundation category. And consumer preference for the compacts has not died down since. According to Kline’s digital tracking service, Amalgam,…
    06.04.18

  • Cosmetics
    Premi Beauty Opens New Offices, Hosts DROM Event

    Premi Beauty Opens New Offices, Hosts DROM Event

    Premi Beauty announced the opening of its new offices in Los Angeles, in February, and hosted an event featuring a presentation by DROM fragrances. The team from DROM presented upcoming trends in the fine fragrance sector, with a focus on new gener…
    04.30.18

  • Cosmetics
    Natural and Organic Products Remain on a Growth Path

    Natural and Organic Products Remain on a Growth Path

    The strong demand for natural and organic personal care products continues. According to a market study released by Technavio, the global market is projected to grow to $17.63 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of nearly 10% over the forecast period. This…
    04.30.18

  • Eco-friendly | Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    L’Oréal USA Plans to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2019

    L’Oréal USA Plans to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2019

    L’Oréal USA has announced plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for all 21 of its U.S. manufacturing and distribution facilities with a financially sustainable approach that could potentially serve as a model to support new renewabl…
    04.30.18

  • Eco-friendly | Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    Kao Puts an Emphasis on ‘RecyCreation’

    Kao Puts an Emphasis on ‘RecyCreation’

    In a commitment to address social issues connected with the environment, Kao has created an initiative to avoid throwing products away after use. The company has been working with residents of local communities to collect used refill packs and recycl…
    04.30.18

  • Flexibles | Labels | Printing/Decorating

    Overnight Labels Introduces Website Makeover

    Full-service label and flexible packaging printing company, Overnight Labels (ONL), has revised and updated their website: www.overnightlabels.com. The modern, enhanced design helps visitors better understand the intricacies of custom labels, shrink…
    04.30.18

  • Fragrances
    PHLUR Closes $6 Million Financing Deal

    PHLUR Closes $6 Million Financing Deal

    How to successfully sell fragrance online has been a dilemma for some. But Austin-based startup PHLUR has succeeded, announcing the first closing of its Series A, targeting a total of $6 million in financing. The round is led by Symrise in its first-…
    04.30.18

  • The Autajon Group Acquires Thoro Packaging in the U.S.

    The French group AUTAJON has announced that the Californian company, Thoro, has joined its packaging division. Located in Corona, near Los Angeles, Thoro specializes in folding cartons and displays in solid board, and produces packaging for cosmetics…
    04.30.18