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Can a worsened skin appearance be put down to stress?

Can a worsened skin appearance be put down to stress?

It has long been thought that breaking out in a bout of spots or pimples is the result of stress and this may be true, particularly if there is an underlying inflammatory skin condition.

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‘3D' printing is the buzz word of the moment in the cosmetics industry. The latest innovation in the area claims consumers can make their own colour cosmetic formulations at home for a fraction of the price that beauty brands charge. This has seen the industry sit up and take notice...

The Sunscreen Innovation Act, approved by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) this week has been backed by chemical company BASF.

After a US study claimed that if children are exposed to certain phthalates while still in the womb, it could increase their risk of developing asthma; experts in Europe have moved to reiterate the safety of cosmetics products in Europe.

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Consumers more concerned with function than traditional categories from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

It is time that beauty classifications were re-organised to suit buyers' needs, after a new report suggests that consumers are interested in the function, not the traditional categories, of hair and skin care products.

EU invests €2.9 million in natural substitutes to synthetics from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

The EU-funded AGROCOS project is foraging through the plant world for natural substitutes to synthetic ingredients currently used in cosmetics and agrochemical products.

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A look at Asia's most innovative product launches - Mintel roundup from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Asia is often viewed as the centre of beauty innovation. Here, Cosmetics Design rounds up galleries of the product launches that have stood out most to Mintel in the hair, skin and luxury packaging segments.

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The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for...

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc
HOW I GOT TO THE TOP

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc

Kevin Gallagher's career has stretched for almost 40 years, and the vast majority of that has been...

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer
How I Got To The Top

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer

Marc Rosen’s career trajectory has been remarkable. Not only has he made a name for himself as...

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

The US nail color and care market has battled through the recession and is tipped to see...

L’Oréal, Estée Lauder and P&G head the ‘genius’ hair care brands

L’Oréal, Estée Lauder and P&G head the ‘genius’ hair care brands

L’Oréal, Estée Lauder and Procter &Gamble are the owners of the most digitally competent hair care and...

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