19-Dec-2014 - According to Datamonitor, the recent global rise of at-home beauty devices is a sign of personal care now entering a “smart” era.
19-Dec-2014 - The Netherlands, Austria, Belgium and Sweden have issued a joint call to ban the use of microplastics in cosmetics to protect its’ marine life from contamination.
19-Dec-2014 - Under EU regulations adopted last year, lavender oil and two elements of oakmoss will be classed as potentially producing allergies, placing them in the chemical toxins category. A ruling some fear will majorly affect the French perfumes industry..
19-Dec-2014 - France’s Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has issued a fine to 11 personal and home care companies, which includes L’Oréal, Unilever, and Beiersdorf, over allegations of a conspiracy to rig the prices of products such as shampoo.
18-Dec-2014 - The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!
18-Dec-2014 - Avon Products confirmed a settle with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to its long-standing litigation concerning overseas business practices.
18-Dec-2014 - Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has announced the acquisition of an Israeli start-up company in a move that reinforces its hair care innovation and research.
18-Dec-2014 - Scientists have discovered that by blocking the activity of Granzyme B in certain places, fewer wrinkles develop on the skin after sun exposure.
18-Dec-2014 - Innovative beauty treatments and devices are the biggest growth drivers in the skin care market and will be the biggest influences in the foreseeable future, according to a new report.
18-Dec-2014 - After being negatively impacted by the devaluation of the ruble, cosmetics giant Oriflame has revealed its’ plans to speed up the level of price increases in Russia in the coming year.
18-Dec-2014 - Korean based ‘AesMed’ has developed a hair loss treatment solution based on ‘Cytokines therapy’ to control hair cell activation.
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17-Dec-2014 - According to market researcher Ceresana, convenience packaging is ripe in Europe and the use of composite films in particular is allowing for a further reduction of weight, saving resources and transport costs.
17-Dec-2014 - Next year’s in-cosmetics event in Barcelona will have a special country focus on Turkey and the Middle East as the markets are expected to grow.
17-Dec-2014 - Ingredients supplier Evonik has introduced its new VARISOFT EQ100 liquid conditioning agent to meet hair care market demands along with improved its sustainability profile.
17-Dec-2014 - As European legislation remains a challenge for the cosmetics industry, LICARA guidelines are geared towards helping to weigh up the pros and cons and assess the risks of using nanomaterials in products.
17-Dec-2014 - Propolis, a resin-like substance used by honeybees to seal small crevices in their hives, has been found to encourage hair growth in mice.
16-Dec-2014 - Beiersdorf has launched a revised version of its open innovation platform Pearlfinder as it looks to scout new raw materials and technologies and share creative innovation ideas.
16-Dec-2014 - A High Court in London has referred a review of the animal testing ban put forward by the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients Manufacturers (EFfCI) to the European Court of Justice.
16-Dec-2014 - Big players and European brands’ activity, along with new distribution channels is seeing the at-home beauty device market grow in Europe at am impressive rate.