Beauty Industry Spotlight

Luxe Pack New York is the luxury packaging trade exhibition that will take place on May 16 and 17, 2012 at the Altman Building in Manhattan. It is the 10th edition of this premier show for creative packaging, attracting only the serious packaging buyers and professionals from many markets.


Video: a chemist explaining the average amount of lipstick women swallow, how lipstick is made, its container, and what's expensive about it.


Growth rates for natural cosmetics continue to outperform other categories worldwide, as market researcher Kline Group points out that future growth is likely to shift to emerging markets.


Subscription sampling companies are said to be a new trend that better connects the consumer to the brand, enabling the sampler to find what product really works for them while offering up and coming brands the opportunity to reach potential buyers.


The House Energy and Commerce Committee has called the first official Congressional hearing on cosmetics safety in more than 30 years following recent debates over the levels of certain ‘toxic’ chemicals present in cosmetic products.


L’Oreal announced that they have funded a joint venture with the US EPA. The purpose of this project is to implement L’Oreal’s chemical safety evaluation technology, referred to as ToxCast.


Brazilian Blowout, a popular hair-smoothing product, has been fined $4.5 million. The can sell the product forever without reformulating.


Recent deceptive headlines paint Avon as the sole cosmetic company bad boys in an animal testing fraud. The truth is that Estee Lauder and Mary Kay, along with Avon, are being sued for the same fraud...


The FDA has announced that they have seized cosmetic products that contain extremely high levels of mercury. In Texas, health officials tested...