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Market Trends

Are you looking to know which markets are the most lucrative, emerging and how the developed markets are getting on? Or maybe what segments are doing best or which areas are tipped for future growth?

Here you can stay up speed with the latest consumer trends, expert insight and market developments.

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

Insight from the US: latest in organic beauty

23-Sep-2016 - A market research firm dedicated to retail of organics in the US is set to reveal its insights to a European audience next week.

The new L’Oréal USA headquarters is changing a neighborhood

22-Sep-2016 - In June, the beauty company opened new offices in New York City, just two avenues away from the Hudson River. Now the company has partnered with a local nonprofit to...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

A look back at MakeUp in NewYork 2016

19-Sep-2016 - The B-to-B event for the color cosmetics industry, held its 6th annual show (which included a packaging design competition) this month in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, an area where...

in-cosmetics made its North American debut this month, and here’s what happened

19-Sep-2016 - The bustling international cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade show held it’s first-ever event in New York City recently, and the educational sessions, live demos, trends presentations, award ceremony, formulations...

Beauty from within goes digital: will this reinvent the category?

16-Sep-2016 - A new app is set for launch that aims to tackle the problem the beauty supplements segment has faced in getting consumers to commit to taking products for the timescales...

Ulta Beauty’s omnichannel consumers are changing the business for the better

13-Sep-2016 - Speaking at last week’s CEW Transformational Leaders event at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, the company’s CEO Mary Dillon, reveled just how valuable these shoppers are and how...

Eve Pearl eyes the next stage in the development of her beauty empire

12-Sep-2016 - Eve Pearl talks about her career in color cosmetics and how television and TV shopping has played such a big part in the development of her beauty empire. She also...

Is interactive email the next big thing in digital beauty sales?

08-Sep-2016 - One company believes that the programing solution could revolutionize ecommerce for makeup and personal care brands. Cosmetics Design caught up with Joe Teplow, founder of Rebelmail, to find out what’s...

Brands heralding the best digital strategies so far this year…

08-Sep-2016 - Digital strategy is top priority for cosmetics brands looking to better connect with consumers and get ahead of the competition. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of those...

Why Primal Pit Paste won Beauty Pitch 2016

07-Sep-2016 - It's a catchy name that isn't necessarily synonymous with all things beauty, but maybe that's the very reason why it caught the judge's eye at this year's Beauty Pitch competition....

From Power Ranger to skin care entrepreneur: The Jennifer Yen story

06-Sep-2016 - At the recent Cosmoprof North America event in Las Vegas, Cosmetics Design got to talk with Power Rangers star Jennifer Yen about how she diversified her acting career to also...

MakeUp in NewYork opens next week

31-Aug-2016 - The sixth edition of the B-to-B event takes place Wednesday 7 September and Thursday 8 September in New York City and will again be bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, formulators, packagers,...

Fresh launches Vitamin Nectar product collection

31-Aug-2016 - Keeping the food trend in beauty alive and well, the first product of the new portfolio from Fresh is a face mask that looks and feels something like marmalade. The...

Trend Spotting: Innovations and ingredients you missed at IBE NY 2016

30-Aug-2016 - At an energetic and well-attended show like IBE, some of the most pertinent beauty trends get overlooked. Here, Cosmetics Design highlights three trends you may have missed and a selection...

Brazil’s Truss cosmetics to further expand internationally

29-Aug-2016 - Exports account for nearly 20% of the hair care company’s business. And now Truss, like similar beauty brands in the region, is looking to reach more markets in the Middle...

Special focus: Male grooming

Male polish and armpit shaving: latest developments and predictions for male grooming

26-Aug-2016 - Once a key buzzword in beauty trends, is it fair to say male grooming has now lost its edge? We take a look back through our archives at recent shifts...

100% Pure, one year on from winning Beauty Pitch 2015

25-Aug-2016 - It's been a big year for natural skin care player 100% Pure. One year on from winning the Cosmoprof Beauty Pitch 2015 award, which afforded them a cash prize and...

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

24-Aug-2016 - Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor...

Unisex fragrances and smaller sized (or smaller priced) scents are taking over

23-Aug-2016 - At next month’s in-cosmetics North America event in New York City, market research firm Euromonitor International will present on US trends and this region’s consumer landscape. In advance of that,...

Lancôme expands custom color cosmetics offering in US market

23-Aug-2016 - The luxury beauty brand is investing further in the personalization trend and showcasing its proprietary shade-matching technology more widely by offering Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Makeup in new key...

Perfect365 makeup app partners with Naked Cosmetics

22-Aug-2016 - The digital makeover tool business continues to expand. Perfect365 is a case in point, teaming with beauty bloggers and YouTube stars for a new feature, adding patriotic looks to coincide...

New report looks at where beauty is at now and where it’s going

17-Aug-2016 - The Benchmarking Company is a consumer research firm specializing in cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, and related sectors.  And, at next month’s MakeUp in New York event, company co-founder Jennifer Stansbury...

Key Industry Events

in-cosmetics Latin America

Sao Paulo / Conference and exhibition

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29th IFSCC 2016 Congress

Orlando, FL / Conference and exhibition

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The Healthy & Natural Show

Chicago, IL / Conference and exhibition

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