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Botanical oils persistently popular with formulators and consumers

18-May-2015 - Product lines that feature natural oil ingredients appeal to shoppers across personal care categories, and in the hair removal category one prominent brand sees room to expand.

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Age Before Beauty: Sustainability

14-May-2015 - Stress is a huge factor in daily life and inevitably impacts the bottom line. Forecasters caution beauty brands to look beyond 2020 and plan for the best, long lives of...

Artistry mixes men’s grooming with direct-sales beauty

14-May-2015 - Scientific research and ingredient formulations developed in-house led up to this month’s launch of a new line of men’s grooming products from the Amway brand. 

Sourcing and distributing naturals can be tricky business

13-May-2015 - AAK, the Swedish vegetable oil company, supplies products to the cosmetics industry and beyond. Henrik Vingaard, AAK’s director of sourcing and trading for Europe and West Africa spoke with Cosmetics...

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Age Before Beauty: Activity

13-May-2015 - Anti-aging is out. Fitness is the way of life. And, beauty is moving fast.

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Age Before Beauty: Curiosity

12-May-2015 - Successful cosmetic companies of the future will drive sales by facilitating DIY beauty solutions and innovating at the extreme ends of scientific possibility—in short, by quenching consumer curiosity.

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

12-May-2015 - The latest Mintel beauty research was showcased by Vivienne Rudd at the recent in-cosmetics Barcelona event. Rudd gave a presentation that highlighted global beauty rituals and how the growing trending for extremes in beauty...

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Age Before Beauty: Longevity

11-May-2015 - Consumer behavior is adjusting to correspond more closely with lengthier life expectancies, flat-age demographics and the wellness that’s expected to come with longevity.

Exclusive interview

Natural WAS associated with performance compromise, that’s changed now!

08-May-2015 - In the past there were discussions over the use of natural ingredients and this meaning there may be a compromise on performance, but sitting down with Shona Bear, Bulldog Skincare’s...

Global market for personal care appliances to be powered by emerging markets

30-Apr-2015 - A growing body of research is pointing to a bright future for the personal care appliances market, with the latest study from Allied Market Research showing that the hair care...

MopTop hair care for curls goes retail

29-Apr-2015 - The salon-centered brand is moving beyond the professional market and launching a new line of products to be sold across the US in grocery and discount retail locations.  

Sun Care Special Newsletter

Sun care: A crucial insight into innovation, trends and regulation

28-Apr-2015 - The sun care category is perhaps one of the most technically advanced, diverse and complex categories in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Sun Care Special Newsletter

Innovative brands are advancing multifunction sun care

28-Apr-2015 - Cosmetics Design checked in with a couple of experts to discover how the latest products in this category are driving sales by inspiring more consumers to use sun care products...

Sun Care Special

Spotlight on Asia: UV protection doesn't 'resonate' and pigmentation concerns are king!

28-Apr-2015 - Exposure to the sun is avoided by all means in Asia. Protection is about obtaining clearer, whiter skin and treating pigmentation irregularities from as young as 15. Thus, experts say UVA...

Gold Rush: skin care with nanomaterials

27-Apr-2015 - The California-based company KollagenX launched in 2008 with a focus on nanogold technology and now sees demand for its skin care products expanding beyond wholesale to include retail consumers.  

The flip side of synthetic biology

22-Apr-2015 - Local farm economies voice concern over the globally unregulated biotech industry and its impact on the people and ecosystems in developing countries.

Dispatches from in-cosmetics

Trend watching at the in-cosmetics Marketing Trends presentations

22-Apr-2015 - If it featured and was trending at the in-cosmetics Barcelona event, there is no doubt that it was noted by beauty consultant and blogger, Imogen Matthews. Attending the Marketing Trends...

‘Tis the season for sun care launches

21-Apr-2015 - As summer approaches, skin care brands are launching new products. Some hope to stand out as sun care specialists. Other brands are innovating multifunctional products that incorporate sun protection.

in-cosmetics coverage

Kline talks multicultural product innovation..

21-Apr-2015 - As the multicultural beauty product segment continues to outpace the overall U.S. market’s growth for cosmetics, mainstream brands are investing in varied ranges to cater to this demand.

CEW and AAUW partner to support beauty industry leaders

20-Apr-2015 - Last week in New York City, Cosmetic Executive Women and the American Association for University Women honored six professionals across the personal care, cosmetics and fragrance industries.

Trilogy skin care of NZ launches in US market

20-Apr-2015 - The company has seen its fair share of success in the global natural skin care market, and will now be readily available to consumers in the States through online marketplaces...

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

17-Apr-2015 - in-cosmetics has just closed its doors on the biggest and most eventful show in its 25 year history at the Fira Gran Via expo hall. And here we bring you...

in-cosmetics awards season – here are your winners…

16-Apr-2015 - Induchem, Dow Corning and Laboratoires Expanscience were all recognised for innovative new ingredient launches at the in-cosmetics Barcelona award ceremony. 

Will cosmetics manufacturers pay more for pigments?

15-Apr-2015 - New data analysis from IBISWorld puts the average price of pigments in 2014 at nearly 65% higher than the price ten years earlier as well as forecasting price increases and...

Will wearable beauty devices take off?

13-Apr-2015 - LED light masks are starting to make their mark in the beauty world and an expert at market researcher Kline Group believes this could be the start of a new trend....

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