Beauty Buzz


  • Sara E. Moss Takes ‘Strategic’ Position at Lauder

    Sara E. Moss Takes ‘Strategic’ Position at Lauder

    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has announced that Sara E. Moss has been promoted to the newly created role of vice chairman, reporting to William P. Lauder, executive chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer. Since…
    08.30.19

  • Thrive Causemetics Makes $30M Product Donation

    Thrive Causemetics Makes $30M Product Donation

    Thrive Causemetics has announced a donation of $30 million in makeup products to women in need, in celebration of founder and CEO Karissa Bodnar’s 30th birthday. Recipients of this donation include beneficiary organizations such as RAINN, Upwa…
    08.30.19

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    Josie Maran Cosmetics Signs on with TerraCycle

    Josie Maran Cosmetics Signs on with TerraCycle

    To ensure that customers have access to recycling the brand’s cosmetics packaging, Josie Maran Cosmetics has partnered with international recycling company TerraCycle to make the packaging for their entire product line nationally recyclable. F…
    08.30.19

  • Health and Beauty | Skin Care/Sun Care
    Target Reveals ‘Clean Beauty’ Icon for Fast Selection

    Target Reveals ‘Clean Beauty’ Icon for Fast Selection

    With more and more consumers searching for “clean beauty” items, Target has launched a bright green icon in their stores’ beauty aisles and online on Target.com. This Target Clean icon, lets customers know the product is formulated…
    08.30.19

  • FusionPKG’s Derek Harvey and Jonathan Gross Receive EY Honor

    FusionPKG’s Derek Harvey and Jonathan Gross Receive EY Honor

    EY has announced that FusionPKG’s co-founders, Derek Harvey and Jonathan Gross, have received the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award in the Industry Disrupter category in the Southwest region. The award recognizes “entrepreneurs who are…
    08.30.19

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices

    Berry-RPC Deal Creates One of the Largest Global Plastic and Recycled Packaging Companies

    Berry Global Group, Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of RPC Group for a purchase price of approximately $6.5 billion, which includes approximately $4.3 billion of cash paid for the equity interest in RPC and $2.2 billion of net d…
    08.30.19

  • KDC/ONE Acquires Two Beauty Manufacturers in Two Weeks’ Time

    Moving to expand its global footprint, Knowlton Development Corporation (known as KDC/ONE) first announced the acquisition of French cosmetics manufacturer Alkos Group. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Just two weeks later came…
    08.30.19

  • Ross Lovegrove to Speak At Luxe Pack Monaco

    Ross Lovegrove to Speak At Luxe Pack Monaco

    British designer Ross Lovegrove, known for his iconic packaging and his work with major luxury brands, will be Luxe Pack Monaco 2019’s guest of honor. He will be speaking about Beauty & Logic on Monday, September 30 at 2.30 p.m., and will…
    08.30.19

  • CosmeticBusiness Closes on a High Note

    CosmeticBusiness Closes on a High Note

    CosmeticBusiness, held in Munich on June 5-6, proved to be more international this year, according to show organizers, with 449 exhibitors representing companies from 22 countries. Innovation and sustainability were leading topics of interest to trad…
    07.26.19

  • Lindal Group Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Lindal Group Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Hamburg, Germany-based, aerosol dispensing provider Lindal Group marked its 60th anniversary by hosting a series of celebratory events with its 1,200 employees, from its 14 international locations, to acknowledge their loyalty and diligence within th…
    07.26.19

  • Tapematic Receives Three European Patents

    Tapematic has announced the issuance of three European Patents: (EP 2500448 B1; EP 3015176 B1; EP 2692450 B1) as well as U.S. Patent: 9,487,857 pertaining to the Tapematic PST Line I. These patents represent Tapematic’s continuous evolvement of…
    07.26.19

  • Berry Global Wins Five Awards from the Flexographic Technical Association

    Berry Global Wins Five Awards from the Flexographic Technical Association

    Berry Global, Inc. has received five awards from the 2019 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition, including Best in Show. These awards from the Flexographic Technical Association are given to flexographic printers who have proven their ability…
    07.26.19

  • Demand for Natural Cosmetics Is at An All-Time High

    Demand for Natural Cosmetics Is at An All-Time High

    According to a report published by Grand View Research, the global natural cosmetics market is expected to reach a value of $48.04 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.01% from 2019 to 2025. High demand for natural health and wellness products is attribut…
    07.26.19

  • New President Named at ICMAD

    New President Named at ICMAD

    Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), a non-profit trade association with a focus on independently owned businesses of all sizes, has announced the appointment of Dr. Ken Marenus as its president. Dr. Marenus has a distinguishe…
    07.26.19

  • Natura to Join Beauty’s Top 5 With Avon Acquisition

    Natura to Join Beauty’s Top 5 With Avon Acquisition

    Following much speculation, and some confusion over a deal with LG, Natura & Co has announced the acquisition of 130-year-old Avon Products, Inc. in an all-share transaction, which they say creates “the fourth-largest pure-play beauty group…
    07.26.19

  • Inter Parfums Signs Licensing Deal with Kate Spade

    Inter Parfums, Inc. has announced that its majority owned Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA, has entered into an 11-year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement with Kate Spade New York. According to the agreement, Inter Parfums says…
    07.26.19

  • Shiseido Opens ‘Senses-Driven’ Installation at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport

    Shiseido Opens ‘Senses-Driven’ Installation at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport

    Shiseido’s one-of-a-kind experience for the senses now greets travelers at Singapore’s 10-story Jewel Changi Airport where a $1.25 billion investment has made the airport, itself, the destination. Within, visitors can experience the be…
    07.26.19

  • Beiersdorf Adds Coppertone to Sun Care Portfolio

    Beiersdorf Adds Coppertone to Sun Care Portfolio

    German-owned Beiersdorf, the manufacturer of skincare brands including Nivea, has purchased the U.S. sun care brand Coppertone from Bayer for $550 million. The Coppertone brand, with its iconic ad image was first introduced in 1944. The acquisition i…
    07.26.19

  • Pat McGrath Labs Expands at Selfridges

    Pat McGrath Labs Expands at Selfridges

    Pat McGrath Labs—the eponymous makeup brand created by the British makeup artist—has launched a permanent beauty counter at Selfridges Oxford Street. It will also open at Selfridges Manchester later this summer. This expansion follows the…
    07.26.19

  • Amorepacific Signs MOU with TerraCycle to Recycle Empty Bottles

    Amorepacific and global environment company TerraCycle have signed an MOU for “systematical recycling” of empty bottles. Highlights of the memorandum include: recycling at least 100 tons of empty plastic bottles each year for three yea…
    07.26.19