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February 18, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Pacific World is launching exclusively at Walmart in March its new GeoGirl eco-friendly beauty line for tweens. The 69-SKU collection, which has suggested retail pricing between $3.98 and $5.98, includes makeup for face, lips, cheeks and eyes, as well as skin and body care. The formulas are made with 100%-natural fragrances, and the packaging is made of recyc­lable materials.



February 14, 2011

NSF International, a U.S. testing and certification organization, has partnered with Natrue, the international natural and organic cosmetic association based in Brussels, to develop a national standard for natural personal care products.

ANN ARBOR, Mich., and BRUSSELS — NSF International, a U.S. testing and certification organization, has partnered with Natrue, the international natural and organic cosmetic association based in Brussels, to develop a national standard for natural personal care products.

February 9, 2011

The world's largest consumer-voted program that recognizes innovation in consumer packaged goods announced this year's award-winning brands.

NEW YORK — The world's largest consumer-voted program that recognizes innovation in consumer packaged goods announced this year's award-winning brands.

At the third annual 2011 Product of the Year USA awards ceremony, Product of the Year unveiled the most innovative products of the year, voted by more than 60,000 American shoppers in a survey conducted by TNS, a custom research agency.

January 18, 2011

Personal care brand Eos has announced the launch of its new tangerine medicated anti-bacterial Lip Balm Smooth Sphere.

NEW YORK — Personal care brand Eos has announced the launch of its new tangerine medicated anti-bacterial Lip Balm Smooth Sphere.

The medicated lip balm is 95% natural and provides antibacterial protection through the natural active ingredient phenol, the company stated. The lip balm promises to not only help soothe dry lips and prevent the spread of germs, but also alleviate the symptoms of cold sores.

January 5, 2011

Supplier News — EcoTools once again is joining forces with actress Alicia Silverstone to introduce for the spring the revamped eco-conscious cosmetic bag and brush collection set dubbed EcoTools by Alicia Silverstone. The collection, which will launch April 2011, will feature three additions and three revised sets, and will be available at Walmart, Target and Walgreens.


January 3, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser on Monday supplemented its Mucinex and Delsym cough-cold portfolio with the addition of Cepacol from Combe.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Reckitt Benckiser on Monday supplemented its Mucinex and Delsym cough-cold portfolio with the addition of Cepacol from Combe.

Combe also announced the completion of its cough-cold and skin care businesses to the British conglomerate, along with its foot care brand Odor-Eaters to personal care company Blistex.

November 16, 2010

In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in...

DALLAS — In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in all categories, including the personal care and baby care segments, according to a recent survey by Epsilon Targeting, a provider of consumer information for targeted marketing solutions.

November 14, 2010

Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain has unveiled a new format, called Rexall...

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario —Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain has unveiled a new format, called Rexall Healthy Living Pharmacy, at six Rexall locations across Canada. The stores offer “more than 200 health information touch points, new team members, new tools and services, and one of the broadest assortments of [dermatologic] brands in the Canadian market,” according to Katz Group.

November 14, 2010

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October 19, 2010

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has appointed Stefan Sudhoff, corporate SVP cosmetics/toiletries at Henkel, to...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has appointed Stefan Sudhoff, corporate SVP cosmetics/toiletries at Henkel, to lead Henkel Consumer Goods. Sudhoff succeeds Georg Baratta.

Henkel Consumer Goods is headquartered in Scottsdale and markets such consumer brands as Dial soaps, Right Guard antiperspirants, Purex laundry detergents and Renuzit air fresheners. Henkel purchased The Dial Corp., located in Scottsdale, in 2004.

October 17, 2010

The Skin Cancer Foundation held its annual Skin Sense Award Gala on Oct. 12, honoring...

October 12, 2010

Grocer Safeway has unveiled its new natural personal care line called In-Kind....

PLEASANTON, Calif. Grocer Safeway has unveiled its new natural personal care line called In-Kind.

The In-Kind line is comprised of lotions, body washes, shampoos, conditioners, facial products and hand soaps. The formulas are free of parabens, sulfates and pesticides, according to the company. Furthermore, the products are made with more than  90% natural ingredients.

October 10, 2010

Whether it is through the elimination of harsh chemicals, the use of eco-friendly packaging or...

October 5, 2010

Many consumers worldwide believe that personal care products formulated with natural ingredients are better for...

NEW YORK Many consumers worldwide believe that personal care products formulated with natural ingredients are better for them; however, they still are concerned about product efficacy, and most consider themselves unknowledgeable when it comes to the impact of chemicals on their health, according to recent research by research-firm Datamonitor.

September 26, 2010

A stable consumption of personal care products and increased consumer awareness of products with such...

August 24, 2010

HBA Global Expo has announced the finalists of its Annual International Package Design Awards, with...

August 23, 2010

A stable consumption of personal care products, and increased consumer awareness of products with such...

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. A stable consumption of personal care products, and increased consumer awareness of products with such skin protection benefits as anti-aging and sun care, is helping to fuel the demand for personal care ingredients in the United States, according to consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

The market posted 3% growth since 2005, and is forecasted to grow further at a CAGR of 2.2% through 2014, according to Kline's recently released study, "Global Personal Care Ingredients 2010: Market Analysis and Opportunities."

August 22, 2010

The Personal Care Products Council announced in July that it is working to create formal...

SILVER SPRING, Md. —The Personal Care Products Council announced in July that it is working to create formal processes for the Food and Drug Administration to review ingredients of personal care products for safety at the request of the public and stakeholder groups, and to review all safety determinations made by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review expert panel.

July 21, 2010

While there is a need to modernize the regulatory structure of the cosmetics industry, the...

WASHINGTON While there is a need to modernize the regulatory structure of the cosmetics industry, the newly proposed Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 as written "is not based on credible and established scientific principles" and would place an "enormous, if not impossible, burden on the Food and Drug Administration," the Personal Care Products Council stated in response to the legislation introduced on Wednesday.

July 15, 2010

The Personal Care Products Council announced on July 15 that it is calling for a...

WASHINGTON The Personal Care Products Council announced on July 15 that it is calling for a greater role by the Food and Drug Administration in regulatory oversight of personal care products and assessing ingredient safety.

The announcement came less than a week before the introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 in Congress by Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

July 11, 2010

This year’s NACDS Marketplace Conference, held at the San Diego Convention Center from June 5...

SAN DIEGO This year’s NACDS Marketplace Conference, held at the San Diego Convention Center from June 5 to 8, attracted more than 200 retail companies to conduct business with more than 450 manufacturing companies. 

Providing increased visibility for suppliers marketing products, the product showcase, located on the exhibit floor, housed more than 150 products, ranging from health and beauty to seasonal items. Evaluated by retail attendees, the winners of this year’s product showcase were:

July 6, 2010

Nearly three-quarters of women shop for beauty and personal care items at Walmart each week,...

WASHINGTON Nearly three-quarters of women shop for beauty and personal care items at Walmart each week, according to the findings of The Benchmarking Co.'s 2010 Pink Report.

The report, dubbed "Women & Walmart: Seeing Through the Eyes of the Beauty and Personal Care Consumer," focuses on how Walmart affects the beauty industry, and why and how women shop for beauty and personal care products at the retailer.

June 15, 2010

Many Hispanic women feel underrepresented in the beauty and personal care aisle and would like...

CHICAGO Many Hispanic women feel underrepresented in the beauty and personal care aisle and would like to see more products -- especially hair care products -- designed just for them, suggested recent research by Mintel.

"It can be a very daunting task for companies to hone in on the specific needs of their Hispanic customers," stated Leylha Ahuile, senior multicultural analyst at Mintel. "Latinas come in a variety of shades, so a wide range of products must be developed to cater to every pigment and hair type."

June 6, 2010

A new report by activist group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics alleging that a number of...

WASHINGTON —A new report by activist group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics alleging that a number of popular brand-name perfumes and teen body sprays have “secret” chemicals that could be harmful to consumers is “erroneous” and “does a disservice to consumers,” stated John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, in response to the claim.

May 16, 2010

A desire to try to start a family and to support a healthy potential pregnancy...