According to the company, "We aim to make L’Oréal the number one beauty company in sub-Saharan Africa thanks to our expertise, which enables us to offer consumers in the region innovative, affordable, high-quality products that match their expectations and needs.”
On a foreign currency exchange basis, total company net sales increased 9.6%, benefiting from the inclusion of net sales related to the professional segment beginning on the TCG acquisition date, as well as a full year of Pure Ice net sales.
The Humane Cosmetics Act, introduced by Congressman Jim Moran, would make it unlawful for anyone to conduct or commission cosmetic animal testing in the U.S. and prohibit selling, offering for sale or transporting any cosmetics in interstate commerce if the final product or any component was developed or manufactured using animal testing.
According to ICMAD and the PBA, “We are disappointed with the FDA’s letter stating that they have precipitously decided to discontinue negotiations with the cosmetics industry regarding legislation to modernize national cosmetic legislation."
Announcements from BASF, DuPont Tate & Lyle and Schülke, Symrise, DSM, AkzoNobel, Lonza and more, as well as in-cosmetics 2014 launch information from Sederma, Induchem, Bayer MaterialScience, Merck and beyond.
By: Nancy Jeffries The Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards Product Demo resonated in the halls of New York’s Metropolitan Pavilion, March 5, 2014. The awards program, which enables entrants to showcase their products to voting members of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), attracts more than 2,000 attendees, and is, to quote Carlotta Jacobson, president, CEW, “the biggest beauty counter in the world.”
By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International There have been big changes in men’s grooming in a relatively short space of time. As a result, it is now one of the most opportunity-rich categories in beauty and personal care.