All news articles for September 2014

Avon cleared of bribery charges in China

Avon cleared of bribery charges in China

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Cosmetics maker Avon has been cleared of the bribery charges it faced in China by a New York Judge, in a case that had been ongoing for a number of years.

L’Oréal’s Pune facility hits environmental targets

L’Oréal’s Pune facility hits environmental targets

By Simon Pitman

L’Oréal says that its only production facility in India has hit tough environmental targets the company has self-imposed, reflecting its global ambitions to reduce its environmental footprint.

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Procter & Gamble’s Olay Sensitive Body Wash has been recommended to drop print and online ad claims that Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash is ‘harsh’ after brand owner Unilever complained to the National Advertising Division.

Pterostilbene can be found in blueberries

Study shows blueberry anti-oxidant prevents UV damage

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A stilbenoid found in blueberries and grapes may have the capacity to prevent several types of UV-mediated damage, reddening of the skin and loss of skin barrier function when applied topically.

Mannatech expands into Asia with Singapore operations

Mannatech expands into Asia with Singapore operations

By Simon Pitman

Skin care and nutritional supplements provider Mannatech has opened a new associate business centre in Singapore as part of plants to expands its Australasian business division into the city state.

ASEAN harmonisation on the agenda at in-cosmetics Asia

ASEAN harmonisation on the agenda at in-cosmetics Asia

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

This year’s in-cosmetics Asia event will host a panel discussion looking at the challenges and opportunities for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) which will be finalised in 2015, and how this will affect cosmetics companies in the region and further...