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CEW Names 2013 Eco Beauty Award Finalists
Ten finalists are vying for the award this year, and the winner will be named at the CEW Beauty Awards Luncheon on May 17, 2013, at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York.
Young Women, Moms Behind Nail Care Rise
A new report from Mintel finds women in households with children are more likely to use most nail care products than those without children in their homes, and use of colored nail polish is highest among women aged 18–24 with 85% reporting usage.
New Research Says Cosmeceuticals Rank as the Fastest Growing Beauty Category
GBI Research predicts a booming cosmeceutical markets in the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan will reach a combined $42.4 billion by 2018.
Innovation Key to Ingredient Trends in Beauty, Says Euromonitor
Innovation is key for ingredient manufacturers wishing to prosper in the future, states John Madden, global head of ingredients research at Euromonitor.
Changing Patterns, BRIC Countries Leading Growth in Global Male Grooming
Although Europe continues to be the largest market for men's grooming products, research from Kline and Company shows increasing use of beauty products by men in Japan and South Korea and an overall increase in grooming and personal care products by Indian and Chinese men is helping this market to surge.
Lancôme Partners with Designer Jason Wu
The beauty brand and fashion designer are collaborating on a collection set to debut in fall 2013.
More Exhibition Space Opens at Luxe Pack New York
The luxury packaging show has added 8,500 square feet to fit new exhibitors.
Henkel Recognizes Its Outstanding Suppliers
Henkel took the time to award its supplier partners for their assistance and innovation in the continuing development of Henkel's consumer products.
Avon Names Senior VP of Business Transformation and Global Supply Chain
David Powell will take on the position, leading Avon's global supply chain organization, including sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and delivery, as well as be responsible for the company's business transformation efforts.

Financial News

Estée Lauder Reports Sales of $2.93 Billion for Quarter
Estée Lauder's CEO Fabrizio Freda said of the results, “Our performance this quarter reflected the global appeal of our brands in all regions. These results demonstrate our ability to continue to grow, on top of the double-digit trends we generated in the prior year, even in the face of macroeconomic headwinds and challenges in certain international countries."
Revlon Sales Up 3.2% for 2012
For 2012, as compared to 2011, net sales came in at $1,426.1 million versus $1,381.4 million for Revlon, boosted by acquisitions and growth in the U.S. and Latin America/Canada.
LVMH Displays Strength with 2012 Financial Results
The prestige-oriented company recorded revenue of €28.1 billion in 2012, an increase of 19% compared to 2011, and organic revenue growth was 9%.
Fragrance, North America Sales Help Buoy Elizabeth Arden Financial Results
The company reported net sales of $467.9 million, an increase of 8.8% as compared to the second quarter of the prior fiscal year. Excluding the unfavorable impact of foreign currency translation, net sales increased by 9.1%.
Kao Reports Financial Results for 2012
Net sales increased 0.4% for Kao compared with restated fiscal year 2011 to ¥1,012.6 billion. Excluding the effect of currency translation, net sales would have increased 1.1%.
Sales Decreases Cause Reorganization for Shiseido
After reporting a sales decrease of 1.2% for the three-quarter period ending December 31, 2012, Shiseido announced it is reorganizing parts of its business, including shutting down a factory in Kamakura and a research center in Kanazawahakkei.

Featured Articles

Caught in the Clutch: Beauty Packaging On the Go
Products falling into an open purse By: Kelley Styring
The packaging of beauty products can be intricate, involved, engaging and provoking—and all of that can immediately be damaged once a product is jostled around in a purse, the home of many beauty products.
Highly Concentrated, Low-dose Fragrance Solutions
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured
Inside CPL Aromas’ development of a high-impact fragrance technology for personal and home care

Beauty Packaging News

Awards, Partnerships, Launches and More Beauty Packaging News for Early February 2013
AirShield tube from Neopac New launches from MWV, Neopac, Qosmedix, Cosmogen, Toly, DieterBakic, M&H Plastics and more news from the packaging side of the beauty industry.

Featured Event

Feb 25-27, 2013 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
F4SS Emerging Trends Conference