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Closely following the latest trends and formulation technologies that are leading the way in this ever-growing industry segment. As a science-driven trend, articles will also look at the latest research developments, lifting the lid on some of the most exciting innovations surrounding the active ingredients that have become the driving force of this category.

Galderma announces data-driven campaign on the genetics of facial aging

08-Feb-2016 - The skin care company’s Mom Genes initiative promises to spark a conversation among women about family-linked aging patterns. 

North America is the fastest growing beauty drink market globally, says research report

21-Jan-2016 - Nutricosmetic and beauty-from-within beverages sell best in Europe, but as consumers in this region discover the benefits and learn more with the help of educational marketing campaigns, the category will...

P&G cuts Olay's offering to core products to court anti-aging consumers

13-Jan-2016 - P&G has slashed Olay’s product offering right back to just 120 core products, in a bold move committing the brand to its recently announced new marketing focus on ‘ageless beauty’....

bareMinerals new formulations and global marketing strategy in line with longevity trend

06-Jan-2016 - The Shiseido makeup and skin care brand’s new products and advertising campaign are poised to meet the needs of consumers who are living better lives longer and are not so...

Artificial Intelligence is fuelling disruptive innovation in the personal care industry

04-Jan-2016 - In what’s being billed as the ‘first beauty contest judged by robots’ Beauty.AI and its partners are crowdsourcing facial imaging data that will be used to set a new course...

Top Trends for 2016

Top ten cosmetic industry trends to look out for in 2016

23-Dec-2015 - The Cosmetics Design USA team has put together a list of the top ten trends to look out for in 2016 and here they all are in this latest edition...

Trends in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

23-Dec-2015 - In our final post of 2015 the Cosmetics Design team is bringing you a selection of the biggest trends that we have covered over the course of the year, as...

Olay brand seizes the opportunity provided by ageless beauty

10-Dec-2015 - Procter & Gamble has taken the decision to market its Olay skin care brand on the strength of the fast growing ageless beauty concept.

Soft Silver Hair: reformulating beauty for older, wiser consumers

09-Dec-2015 - Specialty chemical maker Croda has just completed testing on a hair-conditioning agent and determined its effectiveness on hair types across the age spectrum, including grey hair.

Anti-aging pill to undergo more testing in US

07-Dec-2015 - In laboratory testing, an FDA-approved diabetes drug has been shown to extend life and prevent wrinkles; upcoming clinical trials will look explicitly at the pill’s potential to stave off the...

FDA creates guidelines for small and homemade cosmetics businesses

03-Dec-2015 - The FDA has created a webpage outlining its guidelines for smaller and homemade cosmetic players in an effort to regulate this niche but fast growing area.

How indie brands are reinventing the US cosmetics market

02-Dec-2015 - Independent cosmetic brands are serving to shake up the cosmetics world, with the larger multinationals carefully observing all the moves, and often buying them up.

Raspberry extract shows strong anti-ageing potential

19-Nov-2015 - Research carried out by two biotechnology companies has found that an extract from the raspberry plant is effective in promoting skin hydration and protecting the cells from excessive water loss,...

At-home beauty devices market to outpace spa and salon segments through 2020

16-Nov-2015 - P&S Market Research, a consulting services and industry forecasting agency, released its Global Beauty Devices Market report late last week, outlining the multiplicity of factors driving the category.

State-of-the-art silk protein patent granted

11-Nov-2015 - Specialty biotechnology company Silk Therapeutics announced late last month that the US Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for its non-GMO, stable liquid silk protein. Cosmetics Design connected with...

Hallstar launches ingredients targeting growing facial masks category

11-Nov-2015 - Hallstar has chosen to tap into the growing demand for facial masks by launching three ingredients aimed at heightening the efficacy of mask treatments.

ChromaDex, P&G announce deal for nicotinamide riboside

05-Nov-2015 - ChromaDex Corp. has entered into a joint development agreement with Procter & Gamble for development of forms of nicotinamide riboside (NR) for select applications.

Patent application filed for silk protein skin care platform

28-Oct-2015 - The skin care maker Silk Therapeutics was granted a patent this week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and plans to continue innovating new technologies and uses for...

Anti-aging company Jeunesse Global falls under suspicion

21-Oct-2015 - The multi-level marketing company is the target of a newly filed deceptive advertising complaint with the FTC and the Florida Attorney General.

TCH acquires beauty-from-within company Organic Holdings

08-Oct-2015 - The category continues to evolve as consumers equate wellness with beauty and brands pair up topical products with ingestibles. And, deals like this one suggest that there is a wider...

Better With Time: Anti-aging is set for growth in more ways than one

09-Sep-2015 - Analysts forecast growth for the market, and brands specializing in anti-aging are expanding into more and more categories. Cosmetics Design caught up with Jennifer Bancroft of VISÃOMD to find out...

What does the Hand MD skin care acquisition mean for anti-aging?

24-Aug-2015 - The anti-aging skin care category has gone a bit quiet lately, but one consumer products company is betting that hand care will lead the category going forward.

Fresh science on anti-aging, from Avon

24-Aug-2015 - Avon researchers have identified two biological factors that make for a more nuanced understanding of why skin changes with time and how lines and wrinkles form.

IFF’s Lucas Meyer acquisition gets thumbs up from investment world

28-Jul-2015 - IFF’s acquisition of cosmetic ingredients player Lucas Meyer is a step in the right direction, according to investment experts tuned in to the deal.

Study documents DNA damage and aims to aid development of anti-ageing products

02-Jul-2015 - A study into the full range of ultraviolet radiation damage on the skin could help sunscreen and cosmetics manufacturers develop and test better protecting products, as for the first time...

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