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European Commission Authorizes MBBT Sunscreens

The European Commission (EC) announced amendments to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009, aka the Cosmetics Regulation, regarding newly authorized sunscreens.

[video] True Colors: L’Oréal Celebrates NYC Pride

The cosmetics company paired LGBT employees with artists for its #SignsofPride campaign, in celebration of Pride month and the NYC Pride parade.

Marchesini Acquires Schmucker, Creinox

Schmucker, founded in 1977 on the Italian/Slovenian border, specializes in building stickpack packaging machinery; Creinox specializes in stainless steel.

Oxiteno Emollient Esters Smooth Over Skin Care

Formulations including this sustainable line of emollient esters benefit from their high spreadability and other sensory properties for skin, body and sun care.

Herbal Essences Teams Up with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Kew scientists are verifying the botanicals in Herbal Essence’s bio:renew range; bio:renew features active antioxidants to help fight environmental factors that can compromise the integrity of hair.

[update] Avon, Emotions and the Future of Beauty

"[I]n the future, we’ll know not just what our customer is doing, and what she’s thinking…but how she’s feeling." Updated to include data and insights from a new Mintel report.

Pujolasos Adds to Spanish Facility

With the acquisition of a 2,000 sq. m. annex, the company now has two new buildings and a warehouse for the management and storage of the wood as well as its dryers.

Weleda Obtains UEBT Certification

UEBT is a non-profit which provides a globally-recognized standard for sustainable sourcing and the use of raw materials. Weleda is one of two brands to earn the new recognition.

Kramer Laboratories Acquires Nizoral

Sold in North America and Latin America, Nizoral is an anti-dandruff shampoo brand from Pharmaceutica NV; Kramer is a portfolio company of healthcare-focused private equity firm Avista Capital Partners, and consumer healthcare-focused private investment group Dana Holdings.

Koala-fied to Help: Lucas Meyer Teams up with Friends of the Koala

For every kilo sold of Lucas Meyer’s new natural active ingredient from Australia, OiLESS’city, the company will donate to the Australian organization Friends of the Koala.

For the First Time in its History, Chanel Releases Financials

The luxury brand disclosed sales among the largest in the world by revenue, besting Gucci and coming in neck-and-neck with the LVMH-owned Louis Vuitton.

BRB, Prayon BV Extend Partnership

Prayon serves as distributor for BRB in the markets of construction, foods, home and car care, personal care, plastics and rubber, and industrial release for The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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