No turning red in the sun with tomato ingredient
Targeting the growing beauty food market LycoRed has developed a
tomato ingredient for oral consumption that helps protect the skin
from sun damage.
Estee Lauder results buck soft US retail trend
Despite the tough retail conditions in the US Estee Lauder has
recorded particularly strong sales and net profits for its second
quarter thanks to solid international sales boosted by a weak
Shiseido offsets stagnant domestic sales
Strong sales growth in Asia and Europe have helped to offset
falling sales in the domestic Japanese market, says global
cosmetics player Shiseido.
Restructuring helps to further boost Colgate profits
Personal care and oral care player Colgate-Palmolive has announced
a further increase in quarterly profits on the back of cost cuts
and sales increases in key categories, including toothpaste and
Tupperware finishes year with strong cosmetics sales
Propelled by emerging market growth Tupperware has ended the year
on a high posting a 19 percent increase in sales for the fourth
Mineral make-up brand aims for global reach
California-based BellaPierre Cosmetics says it is aiming to turn
its mineral-based make-up line into a global brand through the
development of a worldwide family of franchises.
Kao profits hit by raw material costs
Japanese global personal care provider Kao has reported a fall in
profits as rising raw material prices send costs rocketing.
Beauty supplements look set to boom
As women go for increasingly sophisticated anti-aging and skin
care treatments, beauty supplements look poised to be one of the
top growth trends for 2008.
Peter Rabbit baby care goes organic
Natural and organic Peter Rabbit baby care products are coming to
Europe as concern over the impact of certain synthetic chemicals on
children's health grows.
Chloe fragrance launched in Paris apartment
Launched in 'Chloe's apartment' the luxury brand's new fragrance
seeks to push boundaries of expectation in order to reach out to
customers with a clear product concept.
Kiwi fruit extract joins the fight against ageing
Kiwi fruit extract combines high essential fatty acids with
impressive antioxidant properties, representing a perfect
anti-aging ingredient both through topical application and oral
use, according to a New Zealand company.
Cyanotech's Bioastin obtains structure/function claims
Hawaii's Cyanotech Corporation has obtained four new
structure/function claims for its Bioastin following FDA review, as
it looks to make consumers more familiar with the benefits of
Duty-free cosmetics sales are back from the brink
A year ago the future of duty-free sales of cosmetic products in
Europe was looking glum amid suggestions of a total sales ban, but
things are looking brighter now, according to the European Travel
Retail Council (ETRC).
Plantic and DuPont to develop eco-friendly packaging
Eco-friendly packaging specialist Plantic will soon be entering the
US market as part of a development, marketing and branding
agreement with chemical firm DuPont.
Major players feed global organic and natural growth
Global sales of natural and organic cosmetics are escalating thanks
to increased investment from top players, and the mainstreaming of