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Men's Make-up Focus

The first rule of men’s make-up, is you don’t talk about make-up

02-Apr-2015 - Vocabulary and communication are very important aspects in helping men’s make-up gain popularity as the segment begins to grow in Europe, and with so few players in the market, there...

Dollar Shave breaks into men’s hair care

01-Apr-2015 - On the back of the phenomenal success of the Dollar Shave Club male grooming business model, executives behind the idea have taken the decision to broaden the portfolio into men’s...

Could EO Products set an industry precedent for sustainability?

01-Apr-2015 - The company just announced its 2015 objectives to limit waste and is advocating for personal care industry suppliers to be more involved with sustainability.

L’Oreal moves into programmatic media buying

01-Apr-2015 - The global beauty company is at work on a strategy that will take full advantage of big data and help L’Oreal serve existing and new consumers in innovative, personalized ways....

Sustainably sourced sandalwood oil coming to the fragrance industry

01-Apr-2015 - Sandalwood foresting group Santanol has announced the first commercial harvest of cultivated oil from its plantation in Australia.

Halal Cosmetics Focus

Big players may have no option but to enter halal cosmetics market says Euromonitor

31-Mar-2015 - Halal cosmetics are in increasing demand and this is attracting the attention of manufacturers and global companies such as Unilever who need to maintain their share in markets in which...

Sourcing hemp oil for skin and hair care products

30-Mar-2015 - The hemp seed company Hippie Butter partnered this month with Algae International Group, and will receive marketing and investment support as well as organically certified hemp from that company’s American...

How to get your green marketing strategy bang on

30-Mar-2015 - We spoke to Raphael Bemporad co-founder of BBMG, a consultancy specialized in green brand strategies, who lifts the lid on the importance of tapping into 'aspirational' consumers as a means of...

Skin care entrepreneurs give comfort and care to those in cancer treatment

26-Mar-2015 - Brands like Skin In Treatment from Pharmacist’s Daughter as well as Skin Therapeutics are looking to reach a broader market and gaining a bit of traction.

Skin Cancer Awareness

We are aware of the risks so why are skin cancer cases still on the rise?

26-Mar-2015 - Despite being aware of the risks of sun exposure and of developing cancer when exposed without protection, the levels of people using sunscreen and taking precautions is still quite alarming...

Special newsletter: Men's grooming

The Men’s Grooming Special Edition Newsletter

25-Mar-2015 - Today we are publishing the first of our special edition newsletters for 2015, and to kick things off we are taking you on an extensive exploration of the men’s grooming...

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

25-Mar-2015 - As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets...

Special Newsletter – Men’s Grooming

Men’s trends: natural, youthful, primal

25-Mar-2015 - Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals,...

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to focus on greener alternatives

24-Mar-2015 - The New York edition of Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is just around the corner, and this year’s program will have a focus on green alternatives to contentious chemicals....

Growth means new venue and dates for Makeup in New York 2015

23-Mar-2015 - The Makeup in New York exhibition has now outgrown two venues thanks to continued growth and success that has helped put it firmly on the industry events calendar for North...

US Consumers trust Pantene, Neutrogena, Maybelline

23-Mar-2015 - Market researcher BrandSpark announced the results of its 2015 most-trusted brands study on Friday, with rankings in 39 personal care and beauty categories.

Grocery retailer Whole Foods targets personal care consumers

19-Mar-2015 - The Beauty Week promotion, which got underway on Wednesday, will acquaint existing customers with Whole Foods’ personal care portfolio and attract prospective new shoppers to the store as well.

E-commerce delivers Korean beauty to US consumers

18-Mar-2015 - Several experts immersed in this space spoke with Cosmetics Design to share what’s happening behind the scenes and why it works.

L’Oreal to deploy mobile technology to enhance consumer buying procedure

16-Mar-2015 - L’Oreal USA has teamed up with a new mobile app that enables consumers to buy cosmetics by scanning them in stores or by scanning adverts with their smartphones.

Consumers see the beauty world through screens – marketers take note!

13-Mar-2015 - The purchasing behaviour of hair and skin care products does not match many brands’ marketing strategies as the dynamics of beauty marketing have changed across the globe – so it...

Hydroquinone-free products on the rise in US professional skin care, says Kline

12-Mar-2015 - Non-hydroquinone–based products are driving sales in the hyperpigmentation and sun damage skin care concern category, outperforming total market growth in 2014 and pushing on the professional skin care market.

Opportunities lie ahead as anti-pollution trend continues

12-Mar-2015 - Anti-pollution cosmetics have become quite the trend over the last year, with suppliers developing active ingredients to tackle this trend, and many manufacturers finding success in marketing these products around...

Sally Beauty Supply brings curly hair products to consumers and salon pros

11-Mar-2015 - The Alikay Naturals product collection is newly available in retail shops operated by prominent beauty distributor and retailer Sally Beauty Holdings.

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Bad news burns advertising dollars - Proactive sustainability programs are key

11-Mar-2015 - Sustainability is not a new topic to our industry, but it has seen a big development from a consumer perspective over the last few years and while this concerns cosmetics...

Natural fragrance ingredients in high demand

10-Mar-2015 - Consumer behaviour, ingredient sourcing initiatives, and certification (in lieu of regulation) are bolstering the perfume market.

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