Breaking News on Cosmetics Formulation & Packaging in North AmericaEU editionAPAC edition

Top Headlines

Infographic

Avon turnaround is ‘taking longer than anticipated’

Avon turnaround is ‘taking longer than anticipated’

Avon Products admits that the company’s turnaround is taking longer than expected due to a difficult financial climate and tough markets, after announcing profits shrank in its second quarter.

Related news

News in brief

Make-up manufacturer Revlon has had to battle against a struggling color cosmetics market in the US but remains positive as although profits are down, there has been a small sales increase, particularly in the Professional segment.

Packaging and specialty chemicals provider MWV says that the strongest results came from its home, health and beauty packaging division, helping it post strong overall second quarter results.

UK men want products to be marketed simply without a lot of adjectives or hype around ‘anti-ageing’ or ‘rejuvenation’ and marketing these products should follow this message.

Global Industry News

Luxe Pack Monaco announces conference programme from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

Smart packaging, senses and luxury, responsible purchasing and 3D print are just a few of the topics that have been announced for the Luxe Pack Monaco conference programme this October.

Denmark concerned over 'Depend GelLack' nail polish product from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

Denmark has flagged up nail polish product ‘Depend GelLack’, following a number of consumers experiencing allergic reactions.

Cosmetics retailer Jumei apologises over fake product sales in China from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Online cosmetics retailer Jumei International Holdings has made an apology after media reports focused on the fact that it was selling fake luxury goods in China.

Dedicated Sun Protection Asia conference a hit as interest peaks from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

The inaugural Sun Protection & Anti-ageing Skin Care Conference Asia kicked off in Singapore and was received positively overall as attendees agree that catering for particular demographics needs dedicated scenarios.

Burmese beauty balm holding its own amongst modern day cosmetics from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

The yellowish paste made from ground tree bark also known as thanakha is managing to hold its own in Asia, despite intense competition from various multinational cosmetic corporations.

Spotlight

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...

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Events from partners...