May 3, 2013

Harnessing the power of the diamond is the new 31° Diamond Skincare Collection by Rene, a new cosmetics maker.

May 2, 2013

A recently released reported that analyzed and measured the level of metals in 32 lip products does not provide any “new meaningful information” and the traces of metals found were not “unexpected given their natural presence in air, soil and water,” according to a statement issued Thursday by the Personal Care Products Council.

April 24, 2013

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — in hair care appliances? Revlon thinks so and has launched a set of styling tools for the retail market dubbed Nano Diamond.

April 15, 2013

Kroger announced today the company's committment to sourcing sustainable palm oil by the end of 2015 amidst the growing popularity of vegetable oil and deforestation fears.

April 9, 2013

The new Prime Fillet gourmet flavors are available in three varieties: chipotle and olive oil, sundried tomatoes and olive oil, and jalapenos and olive oil.

March 27, 2013

AFAM Concept, the makers of Hawaiian Silky, has named celebrity Nicole Suarez as the brand ambassador for its Hawaiian Silky Moroccan Argan Oil hair care line.

March 14, 2013

Black Diamond Stoneworks’ cleaning products will soon be seen on the shelves of Walmart across the country.

March 7, 2013

Morton Salt on Thursday introduced a new line of Natural Epsom salt products, marking its first foray into the health and beauty category.

March 6, 2013

The Nutritional Magnesium Association noted magnesium is an essential nutrient that helps absorb necessary nutritional supplements like vitamin D or calcium in response to a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report that suggested supplementing with these ingredients may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones.

March 4, 2013

Beiersdorf has introduced its new Nivea Lip Butter line, which includes shea butter and almond oil, the beauty product company said.

March 1, 2013

A growing beauty brand led by a former executive from Starbucks has secured more than $10 million in financing from a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

February 15, 2013

Jewelry maker Tiffany & Co. is suing Costco Wholesale, alleging that the club retailer falsely marketed diamond engagement rings as coming from the New York-based jeweler, according to published reports.

February 13, 2013

Lumene, a European skin care and cosmetics brand from Finland, has developed a new anti-aging skin care line that leverages anti-glycation technology to help turn back the hands of time. Enter Complete Rewind.

February 6, 2013

Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization.

February 5, 2013

A JAMA report released suggested a high intake of supplemental calcium is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease death in men was criticized by several dietary supplement agencies for being inconclusive.

February 1, 2013

Novartis Consumer Health on Thursday voluntarily issued a recall of certain lots of Triaminic Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups that were manufactured in the United States prior to Dec. 31, 2011.

January 23, 2013

A new version of ConAgra Foods' Pam cooking spray is designed to be calorie-free and leave less residue, the company said.

January 22, 2013

Lansinoh Laboratories announced that three of its products — Lansinoh HPA Lanolin, Lansinoh mOmma NaturalWave Nipple featuring the mOmma Feeding Bottle, and mOmma Spill-Proof Cup — have been awarded Parent Tested Parent Approved Seals of Approval by PTPA Media.

January 8, 2013

Select Family Dollar Stores will carry an environmentally friendly, individually-sold 3-lb firelog by Enviro-Log, the company stated.

December 21, 2012

Burt’s Bees is looking to help consumers protect their skin against cold weather conditions this winter with several new moisturizing products.

December 12, 2012

Xenon Pharmaceuticals is licensing an experimental pain drug to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a deal worth up to $376 million, the companies said.

November 29, 2012

Sales of primary batteries used in consumer products should grow 2.4% each year, according to research from Freedonia Group.


November 14, 2012

Giovanni Eco Chic Cosmetics is helping beauty mavens battle dry, damaged hair with its new 2chic Avocado and Olive Oil Ultra-Moist collection, which brings two restorative ingredients together in an exclusive Dual Moisture Complex.

October 18, 2012

Natural personal care manufacturer Nature’s Gate has partnered with international nonprofit organization WaterAid, a charity dedicated to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.