Hair Repair Innovation Award

Posted: April 7, 2015

Ashland Specialty Ingredients’ N-DurHanceTM A-1000 conditioning polymer has won a 2015 China Personal Care Cosmetics Innovation Award. The honor recognizes the acrylate-based homopolymer’s hair repair and conditioning properties, which restore virgin hair qualities.



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Lubrizol Facility Certified

Posted: April 7, 2015

Lubrizol has received a Good Manufacturing Practice certification according to the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients (EFfCI). The certification is based on guidelines for product quality and industry hygiene during the manufacturing process. Lubrizol’s certification applies to its manufacturing of acrylic acid polymers in Kallo, Belgium.



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L’Oreal Boosts Brazil Presence with Niely Cosmeticos

Posted: April 7, 2015

As previously reported, L’Oréal has finalized the acquisition of Niely Cosmeticos in Brazil, including its Cor  Ton hair coloration brand and the Niely Gold shampoo and care brand.

Niely Cosmeticos is the largest independent hair coloration and hair care company in the country, which is a leading market in the categories. Its products are positioned for Brazil's middle class and is distributed via retailers and wholesalers, supermarkets, pharmacies and perfumery chains.

 



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Lonza Names Marketing Manager for NA Personal Care

Posted: March 26, 2015

Vito Cataldo has been appointed marketing manager, personal care, North America, at Lonza (South Plainfield, New Jersey).

He is responsible for coordinating all North America commercial marketing activities related to personal care, including application technology, regulatory, manufacturing and sales support.

Cataldo has been with Lonza since 2007, and previously held the role of global product manager, personal care.

 



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Environmental Impact-Conscious Brands @ Cosmopack

Posted: March 30, 2015

Find more coverage and photos here.

The 2015 Cosmopack event featured an "Eco/Beauty Edition" of its innovative product display, focusing on brand offerings that paid "particular attention" to their impact on the environment.

Select products were displayed at the event's ''Eco-Beauty Wall" and were judged by various criteria.

Winners included:

  • Eco-Beauty Formula Skincare Award: Gala Cosmetics for BB Green, a green-formulated BB cream; according to event organizers, "The project was awarded because it has been able to cross innovation, nutrition and sustainability in the natural, economic and social dimensions."
  • Eco-Beauty Skincare Packaging Award: Eco-Pump delivery system: Fasten; non-aerosol, non-water super fine mister; "Furthermore," the event notes, "they presented a double wall PMMA jar into a glass jar with a PP inner cup. An innovative product which makes packaging a luxury eco-sustainable product with less plastics."
  • Renewable material research: Verve, which has introduced a line of biodegradable Bio Plastics.
  • Eco-Beauty Formula Make Up Award: Geka for "focusing on eco-sustainability at all stages of production." The company presented a natural mascara with natural packaging and formula.
  • Eco-Beauty Packaging Make Up Award: MYC Packaging Innovation, "which presented a make-up set in PETG with double mirror. Once the product finishes, you can re-use the double mirror."
  • Eco-Beauty Technology Award: GPE Ardenghi A. for its use of LED technology in screen printing, which reduces energy consumption, radiation (UV-A and UV-C), and mercury and ozone emissions.
  •  Eco-Beauty Inspiration Award: Pink Frogs for analyzing cosmetic products through the life cycle assessment (LCA) and submitting “labels for responsible usage."
  • Eco-Beauty Design Award: MKTG Industry for its make-up sets of recycled cardboard,
  • Special paper Eco Beauty Award: Pusterla 1880 for its reusable cardboard boxes with special properties that could transform the packaging of cosmetic products in jars.

 



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Eurofragance Appoints Henry van den Heuvel as Global Creative Director

Posted: March 31, 2015

Eurofragance (Barcelona) which recently opened a new office in Istanbul and named a global sales director at its Dubai offices, has named Henry van den Heuvel as a global creative director.

Van den Heuvel, who has more than 25 years of experience creating fragrances, has been senior perfumer at Eurofragance since February 2014.

Effective immediately, he will also manage the company's international team of perfumers. He will be based at the Eurofragance headquarters in Sant Cugat (Barcelona) until the end of 2015, when he will move to Singapore to strengthen Eurofragance in the Asian market.

Van den Heuvel will also act as a mentor in the perfumer training program at Eurofragance. Now operating fully under the Sabatés family holding company, Eurofragance has creative centers in Barcelona and Mexico, with a center in Dubai to follow soon.



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San Francisco Equity Partners Takes Majority Stake in Japonesque

Posted: March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty tools and color cosmetic firm Japonesque, which has a "deep heritage of creating cutting edge beauty products inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan."

Japonesque’s product line includes makeup brushes, eyelash curlers, tweezers, makeup cases and other beauty accessories. It recently launched into color cosmetics.

Janonesque's products are sold at prestige beauty, drug and mass channels, and the new partnership is expected to capitalize on these growing distribution channels.

San Francisco Equity Partners previously aided in the development of Method Home, Yes To and ICU Eyewear,



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Editor’s Note: A New Role

Posted: March 31, 2015


“Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
-Steve Jobs

I am delighted to have been named Editor in Chief of GCI Magazine, the go-to source of information for brand leaders and marketers. And I thank Jeff Falk, who continues with Allured Business Media as our Events Marketing Manager, for his leadership as Editor in Chief over the years.

I look forward to working with the beauty industry's many innovative brand builders and thought leaders and exploring the challenges and opportunities they see ahead.

While I continue as Editor in Chief of Perfumer Flavorist and Program Director of Flavorcon and the World Perfumery Congress, I will be expanding my presence at key beauty industry events. I hope to see you soon.

Until then, make sure you're subscribed to GCIThen be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for real-time updates.

And, of course, you can find me on LinkedIn.

I look forward to working with this fascinating industry. Let's get started.

-Jeb Gleason-Allured



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Lubrizol Achieves GMP for Polymers and Emulsifiers

Posted: March 31, 2015

The Lubrizol Corporation (Cleveland, Ohio) has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients (EFfCI) for its acrylic acid polymers and polymeric emulsifiers production site in Kallo, Belgium.

The GMP certification is based on guidelines pertaining to maintaining product quality and industry hygiene during the manufacturing process.

"We are extremely proud of this achievement," said Jeff Carey, global product management director for Lubrizol personal and home care. "Lubrizol's team of experts in RD, manufacturing, logistics and customer service all take quality seriously. We develop each and every product to meet the high quality standards that our customers demand. It's all part of our growth strategy to provides solutions to the personal care global market."



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UPDATE: Photos: Cosmoprof/Cosmopack 2015, Bologna

Posted: March 23, 2015

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015, taking place March 20

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23, reported growth on its exhibition floor, including with an increase of 10.9% in the perfumery/cosmetics section.

Click here for a small selection of photos from the show.

The event hosted 27 national collectives and focused on connecting international buyers with international distributors and brands.

The co-located Cosmopack pavilion, which opened a day earlier than the main event, grew 5.9% and hosted companies from 33 countries. The event unveiled Mascara Factory, a recreation of a mascara filling line that highlighted packaging and packaging/filling machinery exhibitors. The event featured 420 exhibitors from 33 countries.

Duccio Campagnoli, president of Bologna Fiere (the exhibition center) and Fabio Rossello, president of Cosmetica Italia (that Italian association that represents the industry) welcomed visitors at the opening ceremony of Mascara Factory.

Show Stats

  • The event featured more than 240,000 visitors, 80,000 of whom were from abroad.
  • The show included 2,493 exhibitors, of which 70% came from abroad.
  • Cosmoprof also featured 27 country pavilions, including the United States, France, Korea, China, Taiwan, Poland, Germany, Colombia, Greece, Belgium, Spain, Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, Oceania, the United Kingdom, Israel and Peru.


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