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P&G eyes larger slice of fragrance market with Dolce deal

15-Dec-2005 - P&G has confirmed that it will start producing fine fragrances for Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana in an effort to muscle in on the global market, where it is...

Cosmetics expansion prompts Tupperware to change name and up outlook

14-Dec-2005 - Tupperware Corporation has changed its name to Tupperware Brands Corporation to reflect the company's increasing product diversity following its recent acquisition of Sara Lee's international direct sales cosmetic business, a...

UK spending on ethical cosmetics 'falls'

12-Dec-2005 - Although spending on ethical purchases such as organic, Fairtrade and recycled goods is on the up in the UK, a new survey finds that consumption of cosmetic products guaranteed not...

Cosmetic companies say it loud to reach teen market

09-Dec-2005 - With teenage cosmetics making the headlines on a number of occasions in recent weeks, CosmeticsDesign.com thought it was time to have a look at some of the latest launches that...

Analysis highlights health risks associated with teenage cosmetics

09-Dec-2005 - US lobby group the Breast Cancer Fund, says analysis it has carried out on some popular teenage cosmetics products highlights a number of health risks - a problem that the...

Cosmetic trends to look out for in 2006

08-Dec-2005 - As 2005 has been marked as a year of transition for the packaged goods market, experts believe that 2006 will be a very active year for new launches, with key...

Mentholatum builds on skin care portfolio with acquisition

07-Dec-2005 - Health and cosmetics marketer Mentholatum says it is building on its acne skin care product range with the acquisition of the pHisoderm brand name from the Tennessee-based Chattem business.

Pro-Line launches first hair care line for African-American men

07-Dec-2005 - Pro-Line International has launched its first complete hair care line for African-American men, as a means of targeting a variety of specific hair care requirements under one brand name and...

Janson Beckett unveils peptide-based anti-wrinkle product

07-Dec-2005 - Janson Beckett Cosmeceuticals has launched DermaExcel 7, a peptide-based skin care product that is described as an intense spot-wrinkle treatment that offers the same sort of solution as Botox dermal filler.

Dates announced for HBA 2006

02-Dec-2005 - The dates for the Health & Beauty America show have been revealed for 2006, and will coincide with that of its European rival exhibition Cosmeeting, held in Paris.

Ales launches anti-ageing hair care line

01-Dec-2005 - France-based Ales Group has become one of the first companies on the market to launch a line of anti-aging hair care products - a category that experts believe is set...

Prestige could spell end of slump for bath and shower products

01-Dec-2005 - The prestige end of the market is looking a good bet for US manufacturers of shower and bathroom products aiming to ease their way out of a decade-long slump, according...

Will unisex products be the next big thing?

30-Nov-2005 - Latest research from the Asian market suggests that metrosexualization of younger men is leading to a rising demand for unisex cosmetic products. CosmeticsDesign.com searched Mintel's GNPD to find out if...

Clive Christian unveils world's most expensive fragrance bottle

28-Nov-2005 - It comes in a cut glass crystal flacon topped off with a large diamond, an 18-carat gold collar and contains half a litre of perfume. The fragrance will be sold...

Coty targets teens with new Chupa Chups fragrance line

28-Nov-2005 - US fragrance company Coty has again teamed up with Spanish confectionery group Chupa Chups for the creation of a new perfume line that targets teens with its metallic colours and...

Black haircare headed by shampoo sales

25-Nov-2005 - Shampoos and conditioners targeted at the nation's black population are positioned to enjoy good growth as more and more consumers in a growing ethnic group opt for products specially designed...

Teenage and ethnic cosmetics could boost ailing market

23-Nov-2005 - Sales of cosmetics and toiletries in the US remained essentially flat for 2004, with the industry still suffering from the after-effects of a recent mild economic recession, according to Euromonitor...

Global anti-ageing market booms

21-Nov-2005 - The latest group of product launches from Mintel's GNPD testify to the growing range of anti-age skin care products introduced over the past year, in the ageing consumer's fight to...

Consumers opt for health and wellness cosmetics, says report

16-Nov-2005 - Consumers are increasingly opting for cosmetics products that combine beauty with health and wellness based on a spreading belief that beauty starts from within, according to a recent report by...

Men's hair colouring segment boosts declining market

16-Nov-2005 - Hair colouring products for men and teenagers look likely to prop up an otherwise declining market, according to a recent report by market analyst Mintel.

David Beckham fragrance hits the shelves

14-Nov-2005 - Coty's latest fragrance hits European and Asian shelves this Monday, featuring the image and name of football hero David Beckham, following a deal that was penned with his wife Victoria...

Increasing birth rate expected to fuel growth in US Kids personal care

10-Nov-2005 - Phenomenal growth rates in the US children's personal care segment are expected to continue into 2010 on the back of projected increases in the birth rate. Fuelling this, cartoon characters...

2005 world cosmetic market dominated by P&G-Gillette merger

07-Nov-2005 - The biggest event during 2005 has proved to be the announcement of P&G's merger with Gillette. But a new report also points out that with Coty's acquisition of Unilever's fragrance...

Older women prove main target for cosmeceuticals

04-Nov-2005 - With strong market growth continuing to characterize the market for cosmecuetical products, a new report stresses that women aged over 50 will continue to be the core market as graying...

Kiss My Face body care range hits big stores

02-Nov-2005 - New York-based Kiss My Face has teamed up with Old Navy to launch Onbody, a line of natural-based body care product that will be sold in Old Navy retail outlets...

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