skin care

Largest Retailer of Professional Haircare Products in Canada Joins Forces with ONCAP to Help Accelerate Growth

Intrepid Investment Bankers, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced July 17 the acquisition of its client, Chatters Canada—the largest retailer of professional haircare products in Canada and one of the largest hair-salon operators in that country—by ONCAP, the middle-market private-equity platform of Onex Corp., in partnership with the existing management team. The investment is being made by ONCAP III.

Ecco Bella

This natural beauty pioneer offer Skin Care With VitaminCells that is both antiaging and antiblemish. The skincare formula contains trillions of microspheres that deliver the world’s most powerful skin vitamins deep into the skin to protect and rejuvenate it from stress, sun and environmental aging. Its Herbal Body Lotions have replaced the common H2O ingredient with nourishing aloe vera. The exclusive water-free formula works to transform dry, irritated, flaky skin into silky suppleness for hours after other lotions have worn off.

Murad Files Lawsuit Against CVS

Murad has filed an unfair business practices lawsuit against CVS for what it says is the unauthorized selling of diverted and defaced Murad products in CVS stores and on CVS.com, the skincare company announced June 8.

In the lawsuit, Murad alleges that because CVS has no authorized relationship with it, CVS secretly diverts Murad products from unknown sources to sell Murad’s highly sought-after products in CVS stores and on www.CVS.com.

Unilever Adds Kate Somerville Skincare to Its Prestige Brands

Unilever has acquired leading independent prestige brand Kate Somerville Skincare. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

derma e Vitamin E Intensive Therapy line

This collection provides moisture, protection and nourishing skin benefits to rescue and restore even the most severely dry, flaky, itchy, cracked or damaged skin. It is 100%vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, gluten-free, GMO-free, phthalate-free, petrolatum-free and lanolin-free. The highly concentrated topical recovery treatment restores extreme cases of dry, dehydrated skin. Its Body Balm is a rich, creamy formula that immediately smooths on to deliver superior antioxidant, hydrating and healing benefits.

Sienna Naturals Baobab Oil Moisturizing Collection

This product suite includes a Hair & Body Shampoo, which works to leave skin hydrated and hair moisturized and shiny; Leave-in Conditioner, which is lightweight and works to provide rich moisture and protect hair from damage; and Body Cream, which works to increase skin elasticity and help protect against environmental damage without leaving a greasy residue and while providing all-day moisture. The collection is made with baobab oil and a variety of other natural ingredients known for their effectiveness on dry skin and textured hair.