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Naturals & Organics

In-depth analysis of the latest products, ingredients innovations and certification programmes that are helping to shape this evolving category. Articles will also consider the all-important related issues of sustainability, accountability and ethical sourcing, which are being driven by an increasingly discerning consumer.

Indie Beauty Profile

Naa-Sakle Akuete, Eu’Genia Shea

24-Apr-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Naa-Sakle Akuete, CEO of Eu’Genia Shea, explains how an indie brand can deliver supply chain transparency and ingredient purity that rivals much larger corporate brands...

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

20-Apr-2017 - This Saturday is Earth Day, a global celebration that brings attention to environmental protection needs and initiatives. To coincide with the event, L’Oréal has release its 2016 progress report on...

BIA Best Indie Beauty Brand winner Nannette De Gaspé in conversation with Cosmetics Design

19-Apr-2017 - Earlier this month at in-cosmetics global in London, Cosmetics Design celebrated the winners of this year’s Beauty Industry Awards, among the honorees were Nannette De Gaspé Beaubien, founder of the...

Bioplastics packaging poised for massive growth

13-Apr-2017 - The global market for bioplastics packaging is poised to grow at 17% a year over the next five years, as the race to find more environmentally-friendly alternatives gathers a pace.

US naturals market: fast growth, segmentation and ethical claims

12-Apr-2017 - The US naturals markets is continuing to grow at near double-digit rates driven by a number of underlying trends, including ethical claims and continued segmentation, according to Ecovia Intelligence.

in-cosmetics North America Preview

The second in-cosmetics North America will be bigger and better

11-Apr-2017 - Reed Exhibitions says its second in-cosmetics North America will be expanded, with a new marketing-focused educational program, marketing trails and makeup and sensory bars.

Cosmoprof North America raises the bar on green products

11-Apr-2017 - This year’s Cosmoprof North America event will highlight best in green, eco-friendly, clean, organic and natural products, giving a dedicated platform to one of the industry’s most important categories....

in-cosmetics Global

The best ingredient launches from in-cosmetics Global

11-Apr-2017 - Cosmetics Design caught up with Belinda Carli, director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, to find out about the most interesting launches at the event, as well as the...

Indie Beauty Profile

Deborah Hernan, Ottilie & Lulu

10-Apr-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Deborah Hernan, president of Ottilie & Lulu, talks about finding opportunity in the challenges of a shifting retail market and reflects on just how rewarding...

Chemyunion launches a raft of new ingredients at in-cosmetics Global

10-Apr-2017 - Brazil-based Chemyunion chose last week’s in-cosmetics Global in London as the platform to launch a number of innovative new ingredients, including an anti-pollution formula.

People On The Move

Mary Kay appoints new chief scientific officer

10-Apr-2017 - Direct sales beauty player Mary Kay has appointed Dr. Lucy Gildea as the chief scientific officer for its global operations, putting her in charge of the company's aggressive innovation pipeline.

Natural personal care is no longer niche

06-Apr-2017 - According to Nature’s Gate, a brand that’s been around since the early 1970s, the natural beauty market is growing and changing. And even long-standing specialty brands are adapting to keep...

Understanding the natural and organic consumer

06-Apr-2017 - The natural and organic cosmetic and personal care consumer has a reputation for being hard to please, so we spoke to a market analyst to find out why and discover...

So what really is the best eye cream on the market?

05-Apr-2017 - The category for skin care that targets the delicate eye area has exploded in recent years with a dizzying array of choice that leaves many consumers bemused. So which one...

Indie Beauty Profile

Katya Hegg, Lyeska skincare

03-Apr-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katya Hegg, founder of Lyeska skincare runs through the distinctive benefits of her company’s signature ingredient and sheds light onto just how nuanced niche beauty...

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

30-Mar-2017 - Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special...

Exclusive interview

Euromonitor: The evolution of anti-pollution in Europe and North America. Part II

29-Mar-2017 - Having looked at the different opportunities in the North American and European markets in the previous article, here we consider the different types of products that are available and how...

Global Beauty Industry Award Winners

And the winners of the Global Beauty Industry Awards are...

29-Mar-2017 - The Cosmetics Design team is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Global Beauty Industry Awards, across seven different categories.

“Formulators are central” to the development of natural personal care and cosmetic products

28-Mar-2017 - This, according to Andrea Mitarotonda, head of R&D for the organic skin care brand Neal’s Yard Remedies. Ahead of his presentation on the green cosmetics market at in-cosmetics global next...

New organization aims to streamline natural and organic category

28-Mar-2017 - Natural and organic players often come across significant challenges when trying to navigate this area of the industry in North America, but a new organization aims to change all that.

Exclusive interview

Euromonitor: The evolution of anti-pollution in Europe and North America. Part I

28-Mar-2017 - The anti-pollution trend started in Asia but is now gaining rapid momentum in Europe and North America. We spoke to an expert from Euromonitor to find out about how the trend...

Whole Foods continues Beauty Week promotion

22-Mar-2017 - Starting this week the natural grocery retailer is running its third annual Beauty Week event, reinforcing the overlap among the food, wellness, and beauty categories, and cashing in on natural...

Truth or dare? Natural color cosmetics that work

22-Mar-2017 - Whether from natural-first indie brands like Evelyn Iona or top beauty industry companies like L’Oréal, color cosmetics formulated partially or entirely with natural ingredients are gaining popularity. And effective all-natural...

Indie Beauty Profile

Anna Ayers, Rahua by Amazon Beauty

20-Mar-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Anna Ayers, CEO of Rahua by Amazon Beauty, shares how she’s built a natural personal care brand around sustainable rainforest-grown ingredients and acknowledges the valuable...

Three beauty players win Nexty Awards at Expo West

15-Mar-2017 - The annual natural, organic, and non-GMO cross-industry show wrapped up last week in California. But before Expo West came to a close, one skin care ingredient maker and two beauty...

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