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April 13, 2011

In celebration of its newly launched acne-fighting skin care line at Duane Reade, HappyMe Skincare is throwing a bon voyage bash for blemishes during the week of April 11 to 15 at select Duane Reade locations throughout New York.

LOS ANGELES — In celebration of its newly launched acne-fighting skin care line at Duane Reade, HappyMe Skincare is throwing a bon voyage bash for blemishes during the week of April 11 to 15 at select Duane Reade locations throughout New York.

To bid farewell to pimples, the "HappyMe Going Away Party for Pimples" will offer attendees a free consultation with an esthetician, plus HappyMe samples. HappyMe also is giving away an iPad to one sweepstakes winner.

April 11, 2011

Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

TORONTO — Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

Mederma scar gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy are formulated with cepalin, a proprietary botanical extract derived from onions.

Mederma scar gel is designed to improve the appearance of scars caused by burns, injuries, acne and surgery.

March 30, 2011

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals has proposed to buy Cephalon for $5.7 billion, Valeant said Tuesday.

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals has proposed to buy Cephalon for $5.7 billion, Valeant said Tuesday.

The buyout offer, equal to $73 per share, includes a 29% premium over Cephalon’s stock price. Valeant noted it had made previous offers, but was “disappointed by Cephalon’s unwillingness to engage in discussions in a timely manner.”

February 23, 2011

Freeman Beauty's Vita-K Professional line is expanding to now include Vita-K Professional deep facial lines and Vita-K Professional crow's feet treatments.

LOS ANGELES — Freeman Beauty's Vita-K Professional line is expanding to now include Vita-K Professional deep facial lines and Vita-K Professional crow's feet treatments.

Like all products in the collection, the formulas feature the ProVita-K complex and anti-aging peptides (Matrixyl 3000) to help give skin a youthful and radiant appearance.

The ProVita-K complex combines the benefits of vitamin K and an amino acid/polypeptide complex that improves the appearance of skin tone and elasticity, according to the manufacturer.

February 9, 2011

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

The product is launching at Walgreens stores nationwide in April for a suggested retail price of $17.99.

ScarAway scar diminishing serum is designed to effectively shrink, flatten and fade hypertrophic (raised) and keloid scars, which may result from surgical procedures, injuries, burns, stretch marks or acne.

February 7, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline company Stiefel has made its popular acne wash formulations available for over-the-counter use.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — GlaxoSmithKline company Stiefel has made its popular acne wash formulations available for over-the-counter use.

Stiefel will market two products that are indicated for the treatment of acne over the counter under the PanOxyl brand: PanOxyl acne creamy wash will be available in 4% BPO and 8% BPO.

A marketing campaign directed toward pharmacists and dermatologists will communicate details of the new PanOxyl 4% and 8% BPO acne creamy washes. The products will be available for shipment in May.

October 25, 2010

Merlot Skin Care, a natural grape-seed-based skin care brand sold at Walgreens and Ulta, is...

EL PASO, Texas Merlot Skin Care, a natural grape-seed-based skin care brand sold at Walgreens and Ulta, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2011 with new product launches and new packaging.

"Merlot is a brand that knows the power of natural grape-seed antioxidants can be used to achieve beautiful skin," stated Wayne Beckley, founder and CEO of Merlot Skin Care."We are proud that our moisturizer has become a staple of so many women's daily beauty routines."

 

October 10, 2010

While studies have indicated that anyone can get melanoma, minorities often are less likely to...

September 26, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new oral contraceptive from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals....

SILVER SPRING, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new oral contraceptive from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

 

The FDA announced Friday the approval of Beyaz (estrogen and progestin) tablets. The pills also contain a folate known as levomefolate calcium. Low folate levels in the body are associated with such conditions as spina bifida, and physicians recommend that women of childbearing age supplement their diets with folate.

 

 

August 23, 2010

Ermis Labs has announced the release of its new acne product line, CoralActives....

August 15, 2010

Overall makeup usage may be down, but makeup products with a skin care benefit continue...

August 10, 2010

Acne-fighting system Proactiv has tapped pop star Justin Bieber to be its newest spokesperson for...

August 3, 2010

Looking to help teens battle blemishes, the Mentholatum Co.'s Oxy brand is promoting its new...

August 1, 2010

MinuteClinic is reminding shoppers that back-to-school physicals and immunizations are available for both children and...

July 22, 2010

Mylan has launched a generic treatment for acne, the company said Thursday....

PITTSBURGH Mylan has launched a generic treatment for acne, the company said Thursday.

Mylan announced the launch of minocycline hydrochloride extended-release tablets in the 45 mg, 90 mg and 135-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Solodyn ER, made by Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corp.

 

Minocycline ER had sales of around $496 million during the 12-month period ended in March, according to IMS Health.

 

July 18, 2010

Skin care brand Neutrogena has announced the launch of Wave for Change, a charitable campaign...

July 15, 2010

Ethnic beauty brand Dr. Miracle's has announced the introduction of its new My Miracle Face...

July 5, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical drug for acne made by E....

June 29, 2010

Freeman Beauty Labs has reformulated its Vita-K Professional line to now include Matrixyl 3000, a...

June 6, 2010

Women On The Move, an organization that highlights the strengths of women, is looking to...

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. —Women On The Move, an organization that highlights the strengths of women, is looking to further empower women with its new Empowered Skin Care collection.

June 6, 2010

The overall market for facial skin care is projected to steadily grow through 2014, with...

June 2, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new generic acne treatment made by Teva...

May 31, 2010

Skin care brand Noxzema has a new look and is celebrating its new clean blemish...

May 13, 2010

RediClinic is launching in time for summer camp and upcoming school sports a new health...

HOUSTON RediClinic is launching in time for summer camp and upcoming school sports a new health package designed specifically for teenagers.

 

The new Teen Health Package includes a physical exam, an acne consultation and an immunization review for $59.

 

 

"We all know that adolescence is a time of great change," stated Susan Cooley King, VP clinical services. "With this in mind, RediClinic created a special health package that addresses the specific health needs of a teen."

 

 

May 11, 2010

Alba Botanica will be shipping in June its new acne-fighting collection, dubbed Natural Acnedote....