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Markwins Acquires Phyisicians Formula for Nearly $75 Million
After entering into an agreement to be acquired by a private equity firm in August, Physicians Formula announced that is now entering into a new acquisition agreement with Markwins International following Markwins' bid for the beauty company in early September.
Brand Keys Shows the Strength of Brand Loyalty
Although beauty and personal care brands have slipped in the loyalty rankings, Sephora made a big jump.
Iranian Skin Care Market Sees Growth Spurt
Euromonitor finds the country's market grew 24% in 2010 due to increased marketing efforts and higher oil prices, which has boosted the average national income
Origins, Physicians Formula Top Harris Interactive Survey as Top Brands
In the survey—which looked at metrics such as quality, fit, consumer connection, brand momentum, purchase consideration and trust—Harris Interactive found many mass market beauty brands outranking prestige brands in brand equity.
Track the Trends From This Year's Cosmoprof North America
See some of the beauty industry's latest trends in nails, skin care, hair care and beyond from on the scene in Las Vegas.
Growing Demand for Natural Beauty Products in Asia-Pacific Urges on Natural Ingredients
As more consumers in Asia-Pacific countries learn about and seek out more natural beauty and personal care products, there is a continually greater push for beauty ingredient suppliers to debut new innovations to provide solutions for beauty products and replace synthetic ingredients.
ICMAD Young Designers Competition, Celebration Approaches
Honoring young designers interesting in developing innovative packaging products for the beauty industry, the ICMAD Young Designers Competition will recognize this year's winners on October 10.

Featured Articles

Considering Asia’s Beauty Markets
By: PCHi
PCHi 2013 participants Cosmetic Valley, Gattefossé and Northstar Lipids discuss business opportunities and challenges in Asia, and share their outlook on the market; each Asian market has specific needs, and custom changes must be applied to address each challenge.
Eco Values: Truly Reaching Green Consumers
By: Sara Mason
Product quality and integrity, the environment and social impact are of utmost importance to natural and organic consumers.
LUSH Takes a Fresh Look at Packaging
LUSH's Silky Underwear product with new label By: Alessandro Commisso, LUSH Germany
Follow the thought process behind the revamp of LUSH's product labels.

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