May 14, 2012

Manufacturers of sunscreen now will have six additional months to meet the new labeling and testing requirements as imposed by the Food and Drug Administration, according to an announcement from the Federal Register.

April 4, 2012

Organic baby brand Green Babies has expanded its Green Babies body care line with a new zinc oxide broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen.

April 4, 2012

La Roche-Posay has announced that, for the first time, it has combined a UVA/UVB 100% mineral sun filter with tint technology to provide protection for skin while meeting the desires of consumers who seek a sun-kissed glow.

March 28, 2012

French beauty brand Vichy will launch in April its new Capital Soleil SPF 30 luxurious protective oil.

March 22, 2012

Hawaiian Tropic Sun Care is taking its newest product — Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration lotion sunscreen — to the runway this summer as the official sun care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Collections in Miami.

March 22, 2012

Rite Aid is sponsoring skin cancer screenings at dozens of stores across the country as part of a tour that begins this month and ends in August, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

February 15, 2012

The Coppertone Solar Research Center has announced the launch of two new product lines: Coppertone Sport Pro Series and Coppertone Wet ‘n Clear.

January 24, 2012

Banana Boat sun care will take on the sun and the speedway for a new partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.

December 21, 2011

Skin care brand La Roche-Posay is partnering with Mollie's Fund, the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation, in its mission to increase awareness for melanoma prevention.

October 17, 2011

County and state fairs across the country draw millions of visitors every year, but many fairgoers forget to bring along things like sunscreen, headache relievers and antacids.

August 24, 2011

As expected, sales of sun care products experienced a boost in the most recent 12 weeks, according to SymphonyIRI Group, and it is likely that a greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and product innovation helped fuel growth.


August 18, 2011

Most body care products promote claims of being long-lasting, nongreasy or effective on dry skin but, according to the findings of a new Mintel report, most lotion wearers are not happy with the products they have to choose from.

August 1, 2011

Fischer Pharmaceutical announced that it is looking to introduce its sunscreen product to the U.S. market.

July 27, 2011

In an effort to have an even greater impact on the sun care category, Energizer Personal Care has announced the establishment of its sun care division, which brings together sunscreen brands Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic, as well as its private-label brand, Alpha To Omega.

July 11, 2011

Stiefel, a GlaxoSmithKline company, has expanded its Revaleskin family of products with its new Revaleskin Illuminesse Brightening Complex.

July 8, 2011

Physician’s Preference, Vitamins and Supplements wellness experts on Wednesday announced an initiative to educate Americans on the importance of obtaining optimal vitamin D status — as the “sunshine vitamin” is coupled with numerous health benefits — by setting the facts straight about sunscreen use and offering quick tips for increasing one’s vitamin D level.

July 7, 2011

True Natural Cosmetics promoted at the conference its line of 100% bio-based sun protection and self-tanning products made with 100% renewable biological material. Organic plant oils and flower extracts and the star ingredient — cupuacu butter, which is packed with essential fatty acids — power Biobased True sun care products.

July 5, 2011

Greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and greater product innovation are spelling growth in the sun care market. And, as the industry wades through the recently issued regulations by the Food and Drug Administration, new innovative products for both children and adults hit the pipeline, which is likely to mean further growth.

July 5, 2011


The sun care segment is in the midst of some significant changes as, years after announcing its intent to improve the labeling of sunscreens, the Food and Drug Administration finally has issued new rules for OTC sunscreen products

June 20, 2011

Beiersdorf’s Eucerin skin care brand has embarked on a yearlong Skin First Movement to help educate women across the country on the importance of skin health as part of overall wellness

June 15, 2011

One month after the observance of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday it is taking measures to assure all sunscreen products are safe and effective.

June 6, 2011

Unilever's Axe Hair brand has announced that it is partnering with the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project and promoting its new Axe Buzzed Look cream + SPF 15, its newest styling product.

June 6, 2011

Rite Aid is partnering with the Skin Cancer Foundation to launch a healthy skin care campaign for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain announced Monday.

May 18, 2011

Arizona Sunwash has announced the launch of Solise, which it is positioning as the world's first body wash and hand wash that combines cleansing with long-lasting UVA/UVB SPF 15 sunscreen.