Noni has been long known as a health and juice ingredient but
increasingly it is being included in cosmetic and toiletry
products, as evinced by the latest hair care line from Tahitian
Estoril, Portugal is the venue for this year's Colipa AGM - one of
the European industry's primary forum. The CosmeticsDesign team
will be covering the event, which this year centres on the
all-important theme of consumer...
Latest market research suggests that the Middle Eastern market for
cosmetics and personal care products is set to experience major
growth this year as the region's economy and retailers continue to
experience significant growth.
Strong growth in sales of beauty products continues to see the
Brazilian market powering away. In 2005 the market grew at 34.2 per
cent to become the world's fourth largest market - well above the
world's 8.2 per cent average...
The resumption of direct sales in the fast-growing China market is
providing big names such as Avon, Amway and Oriflame with plenty of
opportunity, but it seems that, with its return, an old problem is
back - the pyramid scheme.
The European Commission has adopted a directive to combat
intellectual property offences against consumer goods, including
luxury cosmetics and fragrances. The new law means that
counterfeiters could face a four year jail term if...
Sweden-based direct sales player Oriflame says it will continue to
focus its plans for sustained growth on Eastern Europe and
Mediterranean regions, following the publication of its 2005
Estee Lauder Companies has sold the stila color cosmetics brand to
Stila Corp, an affiliate of Florida-based equity firm Sun Capital
Partners, in a move that aims to concentrate on the more profitable
brands in its portfolio.
Keratec is introducing a new duo of skin health ingredients - one
topical, one oral - which could help traditional supplement
companies move into skin care, and cosmetics companies cross over
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars has taken its
research into nanotechnology for consumer products a stage further
by launching a comprehensive database of the most recent launches
on the market.
Creative Outsourcing Solutions International (Cosi), one of
Europe's leading contract cosmetics and toiletries producers
recently announced plans to expand its presence globally. We spoke
to CEO Bob Tolan to find out more about...