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US beauty sees prestige dominating the market

28-Aug-2014 - In the second quarter of 2014, primary prestige segments continued to be market drivers which is set to see further areas for opportunity in specialized markets, according to market researcher NPD....

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

27-Aug-2014 - With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting...

Prabal Gurung / MAC partnership confirms benefits in beauty deals

26-Aug-2014 - Nepalese American fashion designer Prabal Gurung is the latest to team up with a cosmetics giant to boost the awareness of his brand in both the fashion and beauty field....

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

25-Aug-2014 - Innovative technologies and products have revolutionised the hair straightening category and made it one of the most dynamic hair care categories, driven by demand for hair control and lifestyle changes. ...

MakeUp in New York to highlight innovation and vintage designs

21-Aug-2014 - A good event to mark up in the calendar for color cosmetics professionals will be MakeUp in New York, which opens its doors to the two day event in Chelsea,...

NPD report reveals big opps in US fragrance market

20-Aug-2014 - The NPD Group’s 2014 track report has revealed that just 1% of women use only fine fragrances, which means the wide usage of scented products is a considerable opportunity for...

European suppliers turn to Beraca for representation at in-cosmetics Brazil

20-Aug-2014 - A host of Europe-based ingredient manufacturers have entered a strategic partnership with Beraca for the in-cosmetics Brazil event held in Sao Paulo, September 9-10, as they look to further penetrate...

Datamonitor Comment

How personal care can soothe minds: the future of scents for stress relief

14-Aug-2014 - According to Datamonitor, the global economic downturn has resulted in a world of stress-overloaded consumers which is opening up areas for cosmetic manufacturers thanks to a well-established connection between personal care...

Simple is best for baby skin care

13-Aug-2014 - When it comes to children’s skin care staying simple is the best advice and not getting too wrapped up in safety concerns.

Savvier consumers continue to drive demand for natural cosmetics

13-Aug-2014 - George Korres, founder of leading global natural cosmetics brand Korres, believes that the driving force for natural cosmetics is and will continue to be an increasingly knowledgeable consumer.

Is platinum the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing? - La Prairie thinks so!

13-Aug-2014 - Diamonds, gold, mother-of-pearl and quartz have all become popular ingredients in skin care of late. Now, platinum is being deemed as the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing.

Color cosmetics innovation - from make-up apps to trending blotting paper

12-Aug-2014 - In an era where consumers are increasingly favoring apps and gadgets, beauty brands are constantly innovating to stay on top. Here, Cosmetics Design rounds up what's grabbing consumers' attention in the color...

Euromonitor believes P&G has more to do after brand divestment

07-Aug-2014 - Procter & Gamble’s announcement about divesting 100 brands suggests that it still has more to do going forward as it looks to cut costs, according to an industry expert.

SUN CARE FOCUS

Sun care focus: Highlights in 2014 so far…

06-Aug-2014 - Cosmetics Design USA takes a look at the top sun care stories from the cosmetics industry this year, focusing on the new market trends and latest research.

Increasing knowledge and proof will help skin care devices sell

05-Aug-2014 - When it comes to the success of skin care devices the most important thing is knowledge and proof that they work say a vast majority of consumers.

Brazil market for cosmetics goes premium, raising the bar on ingredients

05-Aug-2014 - The sign that a developing consumer market is maturing comes when consumers start progressing towards premium products, something that the organizer of in-cosmetics Brazil believes is now happening in the...

How to market anti-ageing to men? In the UK less is more

31-Jul-2014 - 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.

Marketing the anti-aging message in the US - For Men

30-Jul-2014 - Getting a clear distinction between products for each gender and making sure to market grooming products specifically for men is of the utmost importance in the US.

First ever in-cosmetics Brazil event to open its doors in September

30-Jul-2014 - The in-cosmetics team is taking its event to South America for the first time when it opens the doors to its in-cosmetics Brasil event over a two day period from...

Mintel: a gallery of hair care innovations

30-Jul-2014 - According to Mintel, there are many opportunities to drive sales in the mature shampoo/conditioner market, from more beauty-enhancing/functional men's shampoos to products featuring positive and aspirational benefits for older women. ...

Organic personal care market likely to post double-digit annual growth to 2020

29-Jul-2014 - Most global regions are expected to post near double-digit annual growth in organic personal care over the next six years, a new market research report suggests.

Scientific skin care holds vast opportunity

25-Jul-2014 - Scientific skin care holds a great opportunity for beauty manufacturers as it merges the cosmetics industry with the medical industry, and the segment is tipped for growth.

Urban Decay made up with new augmented reality technology

23-Jul-2014 - Augmented reality and phone apps have been tried and tested by a number of cosmetics companies, and it appears to be paying off for Urban Decay, as its newly implemented...

Exclusive interview

Evonik’s US sets sights on men’s grooming market

21-Jul-2014 - Evonik’s VP of personal care in North America explains how the ingredients player is planning to capitalize on the growing opportunities in the region’s men’s grooming market by developing a deeper...

Spotlight falls on Italian companies at Cosmoprof North America

17-Jul-2014 - Cosmoprof North America was bigger and more comprehensive than ever this year, with lots of new additions that also included a particular emphasis on the Italian cosmetics industry.

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