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Could online used make-up make a mark? Are there health risks?

07-Jan-2016 - The media spotlight has been cast on a US company that is selling used cosmetics online at substantial discounts.

L’Oréal to introduce #WorthSaying campaign this awards season

07-Jan-2016 - Sunday during the Golden Globe broadcast, the beauty company will launch a campaign designed to expand the red carpet conversation with a multitude of insights from women, sharing and connecting...

L’Oréal enters wearables market with My UV skin patch to better protect against sun damage

07-Jan-2016 - Beauty behemoth L’Oréal has marked its entrance into the world of flexible electronics with the launch of its first smart skin patch, smaller than a band aid, which utilises a...

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...

Makeup In Action In Los Angeles offers insight into latest color cosmetic trends

05-Jan-2016 - Staying ahead of trends in the fast-paced color cosmetics category is the name of the game for Makeup In Action In Los Angeles, which includes conferences, workshops and an exhibition.

Mary Kay innovation pipeline underlined by record number of patents

05-Jan-2016 - Mary Kay has been focusing on innovation as a means of staying ahead of competition in the fast-paced US and global cosmetic markets, and 130 patent awards in 2015 bear...

China's male skin care market continues to bring big opps in 2016

05-Jan-2016 - As we venture into 2016, international beauty brands are reminded that China's male facial skin care market holds vast opportunity as the younger generation steps up its online shopping behaviors and is...

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...

Euromonitor explores what’s hot and how it will influence the beauty sector…

18-Dec-2015 - As 2015 draws to a close, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com spoke with Irina Barbalova, Global Head of Beauty & Personal Care at Euromonitor International, to discuss the key influencers in the industry right...

Survey highlights specialty brands catching up on the top US color cosmetics players

17-Dec-2015 - A new survey highlights that mainstream color cosmetics players continue to dominate the category in the US, while revealing the specialty brands that are making the most gains.

A new era of industrial competitiveness hits South Korea thanks to a step-up in innovation

15-Dec-2015 - Innovative R&D capabilities and tech savvy cosmetics brands have boosted South Korea's reputation around the globe which has ushered in a new era of industrial competitiveness for the country....

L’Oréal CEO bags WWD Visionary of the Year Beauty Inc Award

14-Dec-2015 - Paul Agon, who heads up the world’s biggest cosmetic company,  L’Oréal, has received WWD’s Beauty Inc 2015 Vision of the Year award for 2015.

‘Free from claims that do not denigrate or confuse should be permissable’

10-Dec-2015 - Free from claims should not all be put in the same category as some can help consumers identify products and make selections based on their own preferences quicker, says Lorraine...

Asia in Focus

Natural cosmetics have never been so hot in Asia, says trend expert

09-Dec-2015 - Rising concerns around 'chemical pollution' coupled with an ancestral interest in traditional medicine has seen demand for holistic based or natural cosmetics - a segment that continues to go from...

The top fastest growing US indie cosmetic brands

08-Dec-2015 - Indie brands are the ones to watch right now, as innovative products and sleek marketing translate into breakneck market growth. And here we highlight the top drivers in the category.

4 US Cosmetics & Chemicals companies make Thomson Reuters 2015 innovators list

08-Dec-2015 - The global list includes 100 organizations that meet the firm’s criteria, and those companies have for five consecutive years also been more profitable than companies that don’t make the cut....

Cosme Tech 2016 event to reveal Japan's progress in cosmetics innovation

08-Dec-2015 - Noted to be Japan’s largest exhibition specialised in cosmetics, Cosme Toyko organisers are making the final preparations for the 2016 event which will be focused around showcasing what the country...

Study highlights a decline in online color cosmetics sales in the US

07-Dec-2015 - A new study shows that while the specialty retail channel continues to drive the color cosmetics market, consumers are buying fewer products online.

Are Brits giving up on fake tan to opt for a more natural look?

04-Dec-2015 - The UK has long been a big market for self-tanning, or ‘fake tan’, products, but new research suggests that their use is declining as Brits are opting for a more...

‘Free-from claims are based on fears and should stop’

03-Dec-2015 - Cosmetics and personal care products should avoid using ‘free-from’ claims on their packs when referring to certain chemicals, as they just trade off fear, according to an industry panel who...

Cosmetics Design Hair Care Forum tackles everything you need to know about hair loss

02-Dec-2015 - What are the most effective hair loss treatments out there? Is prevention or cure best? What kind of products claims can you make and what to avoid? These are a few...

Urban Decay revamps content management and ecommerce

02-Dec-2015 - The L'Oréal brand has teamed up with technology integrator OSF Global Services on a new CMS and Demandware digital commerce solution to help Urban Decay better serve consumers internationally.

PayPal finds Japanese consumers are least likely to buy from international online merchants

02-Dec-2015 - New global research from PayPal reveals that despite cosmetics cross-border shopping being the most popular in Asia-Pacific, Japanese consumers were found to be least likely to shop online from non-domestic merchants....

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

01-Dec-2015 - The beauty technology segment has been picking up some speed of late and market analyst Kline confirms that creative and price-accessible devices from China have contributed to its record-breaking growth...

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