The market for Halal cosmetics is growing on a global basis, but
nowhere is this trend more pronounced than in the Middle East,
where conscientious consumers are specifically searching out Halal
Dental care and toiletries giant Colgate-Palmolive has announced a
big rise in net profits for its fourth quarter off the back of
strong sales driven by a particularly big rise in both the European
and Latin American markets.
Stressing the importance of sanitary work practices, US company
Skinvisible is launching a targeted marketing campaign for its
antimicrobial hand sanitizer lotion as part of the battle to help
prevent the spread of bird flu in Asia.
The forthcoming Cosmbolleza & Wellness expo, due to take place
in Barcelona next March, is set to be the biggest yet, with a 25
per cent increase in exhibitors and a rise in the number of
professional visitors forecast by the...
Proctor & Gamble is back on the road to redemption in China
after its SK-II range re-appeared on store shelves this week
following a ban brought about by a scare relating to traces of
heavy metals that were found in formulations.
Rice based cosmetics are again making an impact on the beauty
industry, with the Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA)
in Malaysia having agreed a proposal to embark on a joint venture
with a local company in Kedah.
Japanese beauty manufacturer Shiseido is expanding its research and
development centres, opening up facilities in Europe and Asia in an
effort to better appreciate the needs of its customers there and
expand beyond the US and domestic...
Following a pan-Asian scare regarding heavy metal content in
Procter & Gamble's SK-II skin care line, South Korean
authorities have said that it has found only traces of the
suspected substances and says 'it is too little...