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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.

Cosmoprof Worldwide announces launch of New York Symposium

17-Jul-2014 - The Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna team has announced its first event on the East Cost – The Cosmoprof New York Symposium, 2014, which will take place in Manhattan, from September 22nd to 23rd.

Nivea’s new anti-ageing boutique targets older women

17-Jul-2014 - Beauty brand Nivea have recently launched a new ‘immersive’ retail space, dubbed Face Facts Boutique,  with which the brand hopes to attract a larger consumer base of women aged 40 – 60.

Mobile apps: opportunity or risk for beauty brands?

16-Jul-2014 - With apps which center on beauty products now hitting consumers’ screens thick and fast, CosmeticsDesign takes a look at whether the swiftly evolving mobile space poses an opportunity for brands,...

Consumer report finds questionable ingredients in cosmetics

16-Jul-2014 - Consumer Reports 'ShopSmart' says it has found numerous body care products with potentially harmful ingredients, such as coal tar color, triclosan, and formaldehyde releasing chemicals following a year long investigation....

NYX Cosmetics: beauty's video marketing powerhouse

15-Jul-2014 - The recent acquisition of NYX Cosmetics by industry giant L’Oreal confirmed the smaller brand’s prowess in the video marketing online sphere. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at what it’s...

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

15-Jul-2014 - Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for beauty brands as it is visual, connects with the consumer, takes advantage of...

Spanish brand LETI Laboratories targets US market for professional skin care

14-Jul-2014 - LETI Laboratories says it is targeting the US market for professional skin care by forming a partnership with US-based professional skin care specialist DermWORX.

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2014, in photos

14-Jul-2014 - The first day of Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2014 might have coincided with the World Cup Final, but that did not stop the crowds flocking into this huge event. But for...

L’Oreal sees opportunity in dermo-cosmetics

11-Jul-2014 - L’Oreal sees big gains to be made in the dermo-cosmetics arena and the Active Cosmetics Division’s general director believes that having strengthened its market position, its 2 targeted brands, Vichy...

"Do you wanna be white?" - Is this Korean ad taking Western beauty ideals too far?

09-Jul-2014 - They say provocative campaigns sell, but is an advertisement featuring the above tagline for a skin whitening cream taking Western beauty ideals too far?

Prestige raises a few eyebrows in US eye make-up category

08-Jul-2014 - Sales of eyebrow products have increased by double digits over the past three years, and are boosting the US prestige eye make-up market to new levels as the trend towards...

MakeUp events expands into the South American market

08-Jul-2014 - The fast-growing MakeUp event, organized by the France-based Beauteam, has announced its expansion into South America with MakeUp Sao Paulo.

Camel milk company Desert Farms sees big potential

Camel milk chocolate, cheese and cosmetics – the future is bright for next ‘superfood’

08-Jul-2014 - Camel milk will be the next ‘superfood’ in the US, predicts the founder of Desert Farms, a company launched in January to offer the product to the American market.

Baby boomers looking for luxury with cosmetics in demand

07-Jul-2014 - Luxury cosmetics are behind only a luxury holiday and premium wines as luxury products or services that US baby boomers are targeting. 

P&G pushes premium with new Dolce & Gabbana skin care range

07-Jul-2014 - P&G’s upcoming launch of a full Dolce & Gabbana skin care range indicates brands are confident that premium beauty will continue to buck sluggish growth in developed markets....

Studies show celebrity endorsers do not create beauty brand loyalty

04-Jul-2014 - Celebrity endorsement is no longer a sign of a trustworthy brand for consumers, according to researched collated by beauty retail giant Feel Unique. 

Skin care devices work, but do we know about them?

04-Jul-2014 - New consumer research has found that people using skin care devices are happy with the outcome but awareness is low, offering a great marketing opportunity for companies in this space.

Cosmoprof North America opens up for business next week

03-Jul-2014 - Starting Sunday July 13th, Cosmoprof North America will open its doors for the annual three day event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Head to toe - and everything in between: Neutrogena urges men to ditch the one-soap habit

01-Jul-2014 - In what the brand is calling ‘a Canadian epidemic’, Neutrogena’s recent study revealed that 72% of men surveyed in Canada are washing their faces with the same soap product that...

Gearing up for the fourth edition of the Makeup New York event

30-Jun-2014 - Makeup New York will open its doors for the fourth consecutive year, promising once again to be bigger than ever, thanks to more exhibitors and an expanded conference program.

Biomimetics present beauty brands with a great opportunity

27-Jun-2014 - The opportunities in product development that biomimetics offer are exciting, but beauty brands also have to know how to talk to their customers about how these ingredients are helping to...

Natural shift as consumers opt for sensitive skin care

26-Jun-2014 - It is the common belief that most of us have sensitive skin, and now, according to Mintel's Global New Products Database (GNPD), ‘ultra-gentle’ face care products are the most sought...

A roundup of the latest methods in preserving cosmetics packaging

25-Jun-2014 - Flexible plastic packaging is gradually taking the place of traditional glassware in cosmetics. However; in some aspects the performance isn't as flexible. Here’s a look at some of the best...

Sephora increases beauty supplements range as cosmeceutical segment strengthens

24-Jun-2014 - The latest market research confirms the cosmeceuticals segment is continuing with robust growth, and Sephora is one retailer responding, recently launching a new range of beauty supplements alongside its more...

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