October 11, 2000
Los Angeles-based California SunCare Inc., a private-label maker of sun-care products sold in salons, has been sold to a group of private-equity and strategic investors led by Whitney & Co. Terms were not disclosed.
May 27, 2012 |
The beginning of summer always seems to be accompanied by an onslaught of sunscreens. The market is crowded with lotions and sprays, powders and lip balms, and, increasingly, multi-tasking products with inventive application methods that are touted for their ability to do more than just block the UVA and UVB rays that lead to sunburns, skin cancer and premature aging of the skin. Indeed, many of the season's new sun care products were designed to marry broad-spectrum sun protection with anti-aging compounds, moisturizers, makeup - even self tanners.
August 16, 1995 |
Procter & Gamble Sells Sun Care Unit to Pfizer: The Cincinnati-based company said it has sold its well-known Bain de Soleil line of sun care products to Pfizer Inc. Terms were not disclosed. Last June, Procter & Gamble Co. said it was seeking a buyer for the brand in conjunction with its program to divest certain non-strategic brands. At that time, the company said it had decided to focus on year-round skin care products. Procter & Gamble said the sale will not materially affect earnings.
June 22, 1993 |
For four decades, the mischievous image has bared itself to sunscreen buyers on billboards nationwide: an adorable little girl, her tan line and backside revealed to the world by a cocker spaniel tugging at her bikini bottom. But now it's the 1990s, and that overexposed image received a make-over Monday when a 2-year-old boy from Garden Grove was picked from about 100,000 contestants to represent a national sunscreen maker as the Little Mister Coppertone for a new advertising campaign.
July 17, 2013 |
Short on vacation time? Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills doesn't want you to miss out. The hotel opposite the Beverly Center is offering a day spa package for $175 to $220 that starts with a massage in a private cabana at the rooftop pool and a Champagne toast. The deal: The Sofitel Staycation offers a 50-minute massage for $175 and an 80-minute massage for $220 at the hotel's LeSpa . You can spend the rest of the day lounging at the hotel' s pool, working out in the gym or unwinding in the steam room.
January 16, 2011 |
Thanks to the Internet, you no longer need to trek to the far corners of the world to find the latest beauty balms. However, even in today's global market, some products are hard to get online. If you're planning a trip to any of these five cities, bring home the following beauty must-haves. Just keep the products in their original containers and remember to declare them at customs. Beirut Beesline: This affordable collection of skin, hair and body products is sold in pharmacies.