Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Sad Farewell…

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of hair and skincare brand Aveda and owner of Intelligent Nutrients, has died at the age of 72. Rechelbacher founded the plant-based beauty brand Aveda Corporation and organic health and beauty company Intelligent Nutrients in 1978. Aveda stated “it is with profound sadness that today we say farewell to our founder,… Read more »

L’Oreal Hit the Record

French beauty & cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced a record profit in 2013 through sales of Garnier shampoos, Maybelline makeup as well as its additional beauty offerings. L’Oreal reported net profit of €2.96 billion ($4.9 billion) last year, up 3.2% from €2.87b in 2012. The company is 29.5% owned by Swiss food giant Nestle, who… Read more »

Cara Delevingne – from Runway to Designer

British model Cara Delevingne has collaborated with luxury fashion label, Mulberry, to design a range of bags. Cara has been the face of two recent campaigns for the British brand, and launched her Made in England collection at the prestigious London hotel, Claridge’s, on Sunday 16th February. A press release about the exciting collaboration read:… Read more »

Aromatherapy Associates Acquisition

UK-based premium spa and skin care brand, Aromatherapy Associates, has been acquired by B&B Investment Partners. Aromatherapy Associates was co-founded by Geraldine Howard in 1985 and supplies aromatherapy products to over 400 customers in 40 countries. Since December 2009, the majority of the company has been owned by Ian Richardson and Dr Magdy Ishak via… Read more »