A nanotechnology product inventory shows a rapidly growing cosmetic
products sector from a widening geographical base
- underlining the increasing need for nanotechnology
regulation on an international scale.
Algatechnologies, an Israeli biotechnology company specialising in
algal antioxidants, has announced its plans to expand into Poland,
hoping to cash in on growth in the emerging Central and Eastern
The much-hyped Alliance Boots take-over by private equity firm
Kohlburg Kravis Roberts (KKR) could be in jeopardy as investors
fail to come forward to buy out €9bn ($18.5bn) worth of debt that
comes hand in hand with the acquisition.
Further consignments of tainted toothpaste have shown up in
Chicago, after authorities there said they had confiscated over
1,000 tubes of toothpaste, much of it thought to be illegal
counterfeit and gray market products.
Beiersdorf is hoping to cash in on this season's beauty trend for
straight hair with the launch of a new Nivea straightening range -
developed to reduce the need for the use of irons that are said to
be damaging to the hair.
A recent study has highlighted that female consumers are holding on
to their makeup products for too long, providing opportunities for
manufacturers to create labelling innovations to further monitor
the shelf life of cosmetic products.
Leading supplier of color and fragrances to the cosmetics industry,
Sensient Technologies, has reported a continued strong increase in
both sales and net profit, driven by strong industry sales and the
sale of a non-core investment.
The Chinese oral care industry is being further impacted following
the news that the UK is now joining the list of countries
announcing that hazardous toothpaste products, believed to
originate from the country, are being found on...
A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation on
how US consumer goods companies, including many personal care and
fragrance makers, are suffering as the continued of infiltration of
counterfeit goods hits sales, but...
Global oral and personal care player Colgate-Palmolive has
announced that Ian Cook has taken over from Reuben Mark as CEO of
the company as part of a long-term succession plan that will allow
the out-going Mark to retire.
A prestige skin care provider is targeting the US market for acne
treatments with the launch of a cosmeutical line comprising a
kit containing four products based on volcanic sulfur and
other ingredients indigenous to Indonesia.
Indian scientists have found a natural-based ancient Ayurvedic
remedy for hair loss that outperforms the commercial competition,
cashing in on the growing popularity for natural products and the
extensive market for hair loss treatments.
LVMH Recherche, the research arm of French luxury consumer group
LVMH has conducted three tests on European and Japanese adolescent
skin care routines in a bid to develop skin care treatments for
this age group and later in life.
FDA officials have conceded that the distribution of tainted
toothpaste throughout the US is much more wide-spread, extending to
larger numbers of discount stores than first thought as well as
prisons and hospitals.
Phenomenal economic development in China is helping to fuel
staggering growth in the market for cosmetic and toiletries
products that could see it become the world's biggest by 2009,
spelling yet more opportunities for Western...
Moritex, a global supplier of skin counseling products to the
beauty market, has launched a new generation of its highly
MoistSense moisture metre, a device that could help skin care
brands to promote their products at the point of...
Yet another partnership has been forged in the cosmeceutical
industry following Laboratoires Expanscience's acquisition of
Laboratoires Cegipharma last week - a specialist in weight loss
In light of the recent scare over poisonous chemicals found in
toothpaste exports from China, the US Food and Drug Administration
has advised consumers to avoid buying any toothpaste labeled as
made in China.
The recent scare over tainted toothpaste imported from China is
forcing US authorities to mount pressure on the China government to
impose restrictions and increase vigilance over imports of gray
market goods that continue to flood...
The Ex-Tracts expo, which will be highlighting the latest personal
care trends in the rapidly growing spa, salon and specialty retail
sector, is set to open its door in New York City this coming