Lobby group Friends of the Earth is publishing a report that throws
palm oil, a base ingredient in a variety of cosmetic and toiletry
products, into the eco-threatening spotlight, claiming its
production is threatening the future...
Rexam is expanding its plastics packaging business in a tough
market, announcing that today it has agreed to purchase a US maker
of injection-moulded jars and closures for £83m (€123m) - a move
that will expand its capabilities in...
Rexam, which shed its UK glass unit for a £24m loss earlier this
year, said today it has benefited in the first half of 2005 by
successfully passing on aluminium price increases to its
This year's Cosmoprof North America event closes its doors having
attracted just over 25,000 visitors - the same level as last year's
event. With beauty professionals from over 34 countries, the show
centered on bringing...
NuSkin Enterprises, the Utah-based cosmetics and supplements maker,
has announced record quarterly revenue. Results were given a big
boost by the performance of its supplements division, which
detracted from the performance in the...
As part of plans to restructure its operations Playtex Products
says it is moving to a consolidated North American structure and
restructuring its Canadian operations. The company also announced a
restructuring of its US Banana Boat...
Mirroring the extraordinary growth of the organic food market, the
cosmetics market now looks set to undergo a similar revolution,
with the latest report suggesting that the UK and the US markets
are now the most advanced.
Global packaging provider Rexam has announced flat results for the
full year 2004, with its plastics packaging division boosted by a
particularly good performance from its beauty operation, reports
Luzenac Group, the leading France-based talc producer, has
announced the extension of its business unit organisation model
worldwide, from the beginning of this year. The four new global
business units are centred on Luzenac's...
A government funded project in Thailand has devised a way of using
Tumeric in cosmetic products. The discovery is set to bring a host
of functions, including antioxidant and skin whitening properties
at a fraction of the cost.