Beauty Buzz

  • Angelina Jolie Tapped for New Guerlain Fragrance

    May 1, 2017
    Angelina Jolie has signed on as the muse for the new Mon Guerlain fragrance for women, and has donated her entire salary from the Guerlain campaign to charity. The partnership reportedly has its roots in Jolie’s childhood memory of her mother&r…


  • Silgan Acquires WestRock’s Dispensing Systems Business

    May 1, 2017
    Rigid packaging supplier Silgan Holdings Inc. has acquired the dispensing systems business of WestRock Company. It operates a global network of 13 plants across North America, Europe, South America and Asia, and generated sales of approximately $570…


  • La Prairie Partners with Renowned Art Fair

    May 1, 2017
    In a display that incorporates beauty with art, luxury skin care brand La Prairie has announced “a first-of-its-kind” partnership, joining with Art Basel, the world’s leading art platform. The renowned art fair will take place June…


  • Multi Packaging Solutions to Acquire Paris Art Label Company

    May 1, 2017
    Multi Packaging Solutions International has signed a letter of intent to acquire the business of Paris Art Label Company, Inc. The acquisition of Paris Art, a manufacturer of labels and shrink sleeve products to the branded consumer marketplace in…


  • Shiseido Americas Steps Up Creativity with JWALK Agency

    May 1, 2017
    As Shiseido Americas ramps up its U.S. activity, the company has acquired JWALK, a full-service creative agency known for its digital design power. JWALK has worked with Shiseido for the last four years, particularly on its bareMinerals and Buxom bra…


  • ICMAD Forms Partnerships to Benefit Members

    May 1, 2017
    The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors association, (ICMAD), has partnered with Hubba to provide their members with a new way to connect with retailers and influencers.  Hubba is a global B2B discovery network, connecting over 3…


  • Olay Goes Digital

    May 1, 2017
    Olay recently launched the Olay Skin Advisor, a platform designed to help women better understand their skin and find the products best-suited to their personal skin care needs. The brand says that the artificial intelligence technologies used in the…


  • Henkel Acquires Nattura Laboratorios

    May 1, 2017
    To broaden its portfolio in both emerging and mature markets, strengthen its Professional Hair business and expand its position in Mexico and the U.S., Henkel has announced it will acquire Nattura Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V., headquartered in Guadalaj…


  • Maison Francis Kurkdjian Joins LVMH Group

    May 1, 2017
    Last year, The Estée Lauder Companies added a number of niche fragrance brands to their portfolio. Now LVMH is also recognizing the value, announcing a deal with Maison Francis Kurkdjian “to jointly pursue the long-term development of th…


  • Berry Plastics Group Becomes Berry Global Group

    May 1, 2017
    Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has changed its name to Berry Global Group, Inc.; it will still be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BERY. In addition, Berry Plastics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Group, Inc…


  • Lindal Announces New $20 Million U.S. Investment

    May 1, 2017
    Lindal Group, specialists in the design, manufacture and sale of valves, actuators and spray caps used in aerosol products, has announced it will build a 100,000-sq. ft. facility in Columbus, IN, on a recently purchased 15-acre site. The complex will…


  • Strand Cosmetics Opens Office in New York

    May 1, 2017
    Strand Cosmetics Europe has a new office located in Brooklyn—its original location in 1926, before the European subsidiary was founded in 1964, prior to the takeover of the company by the Raguin, Bouvier and Salin families in 1981. According…


  • Change in Package Design Is Key to Tubes and Jars Market

    May 1, 2017
    A recent market study released by Technavio, “Global Cosmetic Tubes and Jars Market 2017-2021,” predicts that the global market for these components will grow at a CAGR of close to 6% during the forecast period. According to Sharan Raj…


  • A New President at Coty Consumer Beauty

    May 1, 2017
    As Coty Inc. continues to merge P&G brands into its portfolio, there has been a change in leadership in the company’s Consumer Beauty division. Esi Eggleston Bracey, a former P&G executive who was appointed as president Coty Consumer Be…


  • Roberts Cosmetics + Containers Announces Rebrand/Name Change

    May 1, 2017
    Roberts Cosmetics + Containers, which specializes in Korean color cosmetics and innovative packaging design, has announced a corporate name change to Roberts Beauty. The new name better reflects the company’s offerings: expanded services; ad…