Kao and Kanebo aim to fully integrate logistics by 2010
Having acquired Kanebo Cosmetics in 2005, the logistics operations
for the two businesses are now in the throes of a massive
integration operation as part of aims to fully synthesize the
World's first hypoallergenic lavender oil launched
Lavender oil is a frequently used fragrance for personal care
products but as it has been linked to contact dermatitis
formulators have been known to steer clear of the ingredient.
Evonik launch sustainable soy extract
Germany-based ingredients player Evonik Goldschmidt has added a
soybean extract to its naturals range with moisturising and sensory
Mintel reveals unusual new skin care ingredients
Mintel has uncovered an array of ingredients that are more commonly
associated with the contents of a witch's cauldron than skin care
Faces Cosmetics appoints new CEO to tackle developing markets
Faces Cosmetics has appointed a new CEO for international
markets who will be charged with growing the business in
some of the world's fastest growing developing markets.
Indian backing for Sabinsa resveratrol research
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.
Atrium spins off active ingredients division
Atrium Innovations has spun off its Active Ingredients &
Specialty Chemicals Division to form the Unipex Group, based in
Italy number one for antioxidant-rich kiwi supply
Supplies to food and supplements makers for the fruit that packs a
powerful antioxidant punch continue to grow as Italy, the world's
largest producer of kiwis, reports strong production figures for
Botox competitor awaits approval
The FDA has agreed to evaluate an anti-wrinkle injection treatment
from France-based pharmaceutical company Ipsen which if approved
would provide a rival for Allergan's Botox.
Nu Skin claims discovery of new cause of skin aging
Nu Skin claims to have identified a previously unknown cause of
skin aging that could help the company create products that fight
wrinkles before they appear.
S. Black brings multi-functional adsorbent powder to UK
Fuji Corporation has chosen S. Black to distribute its Magnesium
Aluminum Silicate (MAS) powder with high adsorption properties in
the UK and Ireland.
Faces Cosmetics starts South American Franchise
Canada-based Faces Cosmetics says it has initiated a network of
retail franchises in South America, which will start off in
Ceapro aims its organic actives at South Korea
Canada-based Ceapro is bringing its range of organic active
ingredients to South Korea as part of its rapid expansion plan.
'Glocalisation' of cosmetics will see global going local
A key market trends presentation on the global cosmetics industry
given at In-Cosmetics Amsterdam highlights the fact that continued
industry growth is likely to be driven by global marketing
campaigns that take into consideration...
Naturex targets cosmetics and moves towards consolidation
Naturex is targeting an operating margin of 11 per cent in 2008 as
it plans to expand its supply of cosmetic and personal