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Oct 17, 2014 | 03:40 PM CDT

China Losing Out in Expanding Asian Natural Cosmetics Market

With the exception of Hong Kong, Organic Monitor reports that the Chinese market for naturals has declined, with markets such as India, Thailand and Singapore picking up momentum.

Oct 14, 2014 | 09:49 AM CDT

Growth Forecasted for Color Cosmetics in Portugal

The color cosmetics market in Portugal is forecasted to see growth in upcoming years, despite a decreased spending capacity due to the difficult economy and increasing taxation.

Oct 13, 2014 | 05:35 PM CDT

BYS Cosmetics Takes Runway Speed to Cosmetics Market

According to a report by Business World Online, Australian company BYS Cosmetics has taken a background in fashion and runway trends full speed to the cosmetics market, but with a twist: affordability.

Oct 13, 2014 | 05:07 PM CDT

Symrise Opens Vanilla Production in Madagascar

With the plant, the company said every step in the processing of vanilla can now be performed locally on the East African island for the first time.

Oct 13, 2014 | 10:07 AM CDT

Opportunities in the Vietnamese Cosmetics Market: Q&A with Le Chau Giang

The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

Oct 07, 2014 | 09:47 AM CDT

Coty Bids $239 Million in Stock for Chanel’s Bourjois Brand

Bourjois complementary to Coty’s existing color cosmetics portfolio; addition seen as step toward bolstering positions in a number of Western European countries and strengthen its position overall in color cosmetics.

Sep 18, 2014 | 11:55 AM CDT

2014 Sunscreen Innovation Act Unanimously Passes

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141) on Sept. 17, 2014, which the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauded. This Act aims to streamline the process for approving new sunscreen ingredients.

Sep 17, 2014 | 12:57 PM CDT

Report Reveals Personal Care Wipes to See Rapid Gains

The Freedonia Group's new report on the wipes market predicts increased consumer spending will promote the use of higher value, more task-specific wipes; products such as personal hygiene and pre-moistened facial cleansing wipes will see rapid gains.

Sep 11, 2014 | 04:43 PM CDT

Murad Begins International Expansion With Acquisition of UK Partner

Acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its growing business in prestige and professional channels in the U.K. and marks a strategic foothold for its planned expansion of existing operations in Europe.