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Natura Announces Strategic Investment in Aesop
The Brazilian and Australian beauty companies are partnering for larger international growth and influence, as Natura acquires a 65% stake in Aesop for approximately AUD $68 million.
Albéa Completes Acquisition of Rexam Personal Care
Helping to strengthen Albéa's position in the the beauty packaging arena, the acquisition also helps to promote its place in emerging markets.
Inter Parfums Takes Over Dunhill Fragrance Licensing from P&G
Inter Parfums will take over production and distribution of the existing Alfred Dunhill fragrance collections in early April 2013, with sales of current fragrances planned for the spring and a new men's scent being contemplated for 2014.
Kenneth Cole Fragrance Parts Ways with Coty; Connects with Parlux
The new partnership goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013, and Parlux is currently planning to add several new brand concepts to the range.
Nomination Deadline for in-cosmetics Lifetime Achievement Award Approaches
Award honors individuals whose professional accomplishments have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of cosmetic science; winner to be announced April 16, 2013, Paris event.
Ferragamo Parfums Partners with Beauty Prestige International for US Distribution
The new distribution agreement begins in April 2013.
Henkel Partners with Watsons for Growth in Malaysia
The partnership focuses on the Schwarzkopf Freshlight hair color series.
in-cosmetics 2013 Set to Display More Innovation, Interaction Opportunities
The event, to be held in Paris in April, will focus on water, with unique formulations, new ingredients, product concepts and technologies that all use water for the development of creative beauty products.

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Sourced in the USA
By: Sara Mason
From the East Coast to the West Coast and everywhere in between, American consumers are seeking beauty products they can identify with based on principles of locally grown, effective ingredients.
A Packaging Makeover: Using Advanced Sourcing for Innovation
By: Jennifer Sikora
Using advanced sourcing software can help beauty brand owners better source packaging for their products, as well develop smarter, more innovative ways to package.
French FDA to Finance Studies on Exposure to Cosmetics
By: Claire Thévenin
The coming year will see new studies, as well as regulatory changes, for the beauty industry in France and Europe.
On the World Stage: California-based Beauty Brands Step Up
As emerging markets continue to increase in importance for the beauty industry, more and more small- to mid-size beauty brands are seeking out ways to stake an international presence.