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Nov 15, 2022
Over 100 dry shampoo recall-related reports made to Health Canada
Personal Care News
Nov 1, 2022
Valisure, an independent laboratory, has filed an FDA Citizen Petition on its findings of benzene, a known human carcinogen, in "several brands and batches of dry shampoo". Of 24 different brands it tested, it said 70% of the 148 batches of products "contained quantifiable benzene". Valisure said that "analysis of contaminated spray from some batches resulted in up to... [Read More]

Product News
Mar 16, 2022
Secret has launched a new Weightless Dry Spray collection in the US, featuring antiperspirant and aluminium-free deodorant options. The fast-acting, instantly dry-feel antiperspirant provides 48-hour sweat and odour protection. The aluminium-free deodorant provides 24-hour odour protection and both are made with ‘freshness-on-demand’ technology. Secret’s scientists... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Nov 12, 2021
Trivium Packaging has received two awards for its aerosol cans in the 2021 Cans of the Year Awards, hosted by The Canmaker magazine. Trivium received a silver award in the 'Aerosol Can' category for its packaging design with Eva NYC Hairspray, an impact-extruded can using 25% recycled aluminium. The company also received a silver award in the ‘Decoration and Print... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Nov 2, 2021
The winners of the European Aerosol Federation (FEA) Global Aerosol Awards 2021 have been revealed. Suppliers, fillers, brand owners, and retailers were encouraged to present the innovative aerosol products they have launched on the market between July 2019 and June 2021. The jury panel chose the winning entries across five categories: Innovative Product, Packaging... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Oct 27, 2021
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has praised the ‘excellent and wide-ranging entries’ to this year’s BAMA Awards. Having had to postpone and eventually cancel all its planned events for around 15 months, the organisation was “thrilled” to be able to host its annual Forum & Awards on 13 & 14 October. World Aerosols’ editor... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Sep 1, 2021
Wella, a global leader in the beauty industry, has appointed three diverse C-suite executives to its leadership team. The company has a top professional and retail hair, beauty tech and nail portfolio of iconic brands including Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin, Sebastian Professional, and ghd. Virginie Costa joins Wella as global chief financial officer... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Jul 13, 2021
PLZ Aeroscience has acquired 220 Laboratories (220 Labs), an innovator and formulator of hair, skin and body products. With this acquisition, PLZ can now offer its customers an end-to-end suite of solutions, from new product ideation and formula development to the custom manufacturing of aerosol and non-aerosol products. This marks the fourth acquisition in the personal... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Jun 22, 2021
Helen of Troy, designer, developer, and global marketer of consumer brand-name home, health and beauty products has sold its mass-market personal care business to HRB Brands. Brands in Helen of Troy’s portfolio include Braun, Honeywell, Revlon, Bed Head, as well as brands producing deodorants and antiperspirants, such as Brut and Sure. The firm did not sell its Latin... [Read More]

Personal Care News
May 25, 2021
Shiseido Company has promoted Ron Gee to the position of president and CEO of Shiseido Americas. A nearly 20-year veteran of the beauty industry, Gee has overseen businesses across all categories, including makeup, haircare, skincare, fragrance, and in all channels, including luxury and prestige, mass market, and salon. Earlier in his career, Gee served in various... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Apr 28, 2021
Beiersdorf has seen an organic sales increase of 6.3% in the first quarter of 2021. Group sales for Q1 stood at €1.9 billion, with the company declaring a ‘solid start’ to the new fiscal year, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite a difficult market environment, especially in Europe, Beiersdorf’s consumer business segment... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Aug 3, 2020
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Invincible Brands Holding, a fast-growing direct-to-consumer (D2C) business based in Berlin. Invincible Brands Holding comprises of HelloBody, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me. Through this transaction, Henkel will significantly expand its D2C go-to-market footprint in beauty care and add strong digital capabilities... [Read More]

Personal Care News
May 5, 2020
UK-based Salford Valve Company (Salvalco) has received an investment from personal care giant Beiersdorf. The investment follows the launch of Salvalco’s Eco-Valve aerosol valve, which uses ecologically sustainable propellants. Founded in 2013, Salvalco developed the Eco-Valve based on prior research by the Spray Research Group at Salford University. The Eco-Valve... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Feb 21, 2020
Schwarzkopf, owned by Henkel, has partnered with international recycling leader TerraCycle to make its retail hair care, colour and styling products recyclable across the US. As of 1 January, consumers are being invited to collect and post in their empty product packaging from participating Schwarzkopf hair care products, including the brand’s got2b styling &... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Feb 17, 2020
The takeover of shaving company Harry’s, which offers a shaving subscription service including shaving gels, has been blocked by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Edgewell Personal Care had planned to acquire Harry’s in a $1.43 billion (€1.31 billion) deal, which would have seen the shaving company join brands such as Bulldog Skincare, Hawaiian Tropic and... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Feb 6, 2020
Aerosol Service Poland’s ACTUO aerosol actuator has won the Personal Care – Aerosols category at the ADF Paris Awards, which took place at the end of January 2020 in Paris, France. The actuator, which was developed by the company’s research and development manager Norbert Piotrowski, is for products applied by hand. It fits almost any can size and can be used... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Jan 20, 2020
L’Oreal Singapore has been issued with a warning by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) following a breach of customers’ personal data. The company had compromised customers’ profile information due to a security failure on its eCommerce website. According to a report by Marketing Interactive, information such as names, email addresses, postal addresses,... [Read More]


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