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Male polish and armpit shaving: latest developments and predictions for male grooming

26-Aug-2016 - Once a key buzzword in beauty trends, is it fair to say male grooming has now lost its edge? We take a look back through our archives at recent shifts...

100% Pure, one year on from winning Beauty Pitch 2015

25-Aug-2016 - It's been a big year for natural skin care player 100% Pure. One year on from winning the Cosmoprof Beauty Pitch 2015 award, which afforded them a cash prize and...

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

24-Aug-2016 - Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor...

Unisex fragrances and smaller sized (or smaller priced) scents are taking over

23-Aug-2016 - At next month’s in-cosmetics North America event in New York City, market research firm Euromonitor International will present on US trends and this region’s consumer landscape. In advance of that,...

Lancôme expands custom color cosmetics offering in US market

23-Aug-2016 - The luxury beauty brand is investing further in the personalization trend and showcasing its proprietary shade-matching technology more widely by offering Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Makeup in new key...

Perfect365 makeup app partners with Naked Cosmetics

22-Aug-2016 - The digital makeover tool business continues to expand. Perfect365 is a case in point, teaming with beauty bloggers and YouTube stars for a new feature, adding patriotic looks to coincide...

New report looks at where beauty is at now and where it’s going

17-Aug-2016 - The Benchmarking Company is a consumer research firm specializing in cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, and related sectors.  And, at next month’s MakeUp in New York event, company co-founder Jennifer Stansbury...

An update on cosmetics consumer buying behavior

17-Aug-2016 - This year’s TABS study shows specialty channel growth, online sales decline, and includes a lot more data about who’s buying beauty, where women shop, and the trends and products that...

SPECIAL FOCUS: DIGITAL BEAUTY

Digital beauty: latest developments and future directions

17-Aug-2016 - As beauty’s digital capacity continues to advance, we take a look at the latest and upcoming developments set to define the industry.

Catrice, newly available in US

16-Aug-2016 - Another European color cosmetics brand has come to market in the States. This time it’s the Catrice brand from Cosnova Beauty, a German company.

L’Oréal to build solar installation in Kentucky

15-Aug-2016 - The world’s largest beauty company is making a strong move on sustainability in the heart of coal country. L’Oréal is on track to build the largest private solar facility in...

SPECIAL FOCUS: CLEAN BEAUTY AND WELLNESS

Rise of wellness: the ‘clean beauty’ trend

12-Aug-2016 - Linked closely with the rise of the clean eating trend, clean beauty is quietly becoming something of craze. In this newsletter special, we review our archives to follow its rise,...

Exclusive interview

Mintel: exclusive expert view on Brexit and beauty

11-Aug-2016 - In this exclusive article, we get a market expert’s perspective on the impact of the Brexit vote on the beauty industry.

TRI-K debuts refreshed website

10-Aug-2016 - Having opened new international offices last year, the specialty ingredient maker is growing. Now, this week, TRI-K has announced the redesign of its customer site—one that’s easy to use and...

Multinational beauty giant L’Oréal highlighted in latest “Buying In” report

08-Aug-2016 - The new report out from Forest Trends, a non-profit group doling out financial incentives in the interest of all things environmental, is lauding the global carbon reduction initiatives of companies...

Dow Corning's platforms new possibilities for hair styling products

08-Aug-2016 - This year one of Dow Corning's hair care strategies has been to target silicone-based leave in products, thanks to its latest award-winning technology which has raised the bar on the possibilities for this type...

A new headquarters for Estée Lauder?

04-Aug-2016 - The beauty company’s search for a new space is underway as two of its key leases in New York City are set to expire, according to real estate industry media....

Iran’s beauty sales set to blossom thanks to better relationship with West

03-Aug-2016 - Iran’s beauty market is being driven by two key factors: young consumers and the economic growth possibilities offered by a more stable economic situation.

Niche brands driving growth in saturated UK beauty market

02-Aug-2016 - Consumers in the UK are still displaying a healthy appetite for beauty and personal care, with the segment seeing a rise of 2% value growth in 2015 according to the...

Women’s Marketing Inc. has useful new data on multicultural beauty consumer behavior

01-Aug-2016 - Unmasking the Beauty Consumer, the media strategy company’s latest report, presents data gathered in conjunction with the Seurat Group, that throws a bright light on how women today discover and...

Walgreens shutters beauty.com

01-Aug-2016 - The pharmacy chain announced last week that the ecommerce site beauty.com will be shut down in the coming months. It’s a move to keep cosmetics and personal care consumers loyal...

New insights on anti-aging skin care from in-cosmetics

28-Jul-2016 - The personal care ingredients event producer, in collaboration with Euromonitor International, has just published analysis on the future of the category.

Mary Kay’s new app helps sell beauty products and supports enterprising consultants

28-Jul-2016 - The direct-sales cosmetics and personal care company has launched a new digital app that acts as a virtual assistant and makes mobile transactions a matter of course for the company’s...

What to expect from this year’s in-cosmetics Asia

21-Jul-2016 - A big emphasis is set to be placed on R&D at this year’s in-cosmetics Asia, which is due to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 8 - 10 November.

Eye on the Trends in Asia: customisation

20-Jul-2016 - Four key trends are tipped to define the skin care market in Asia in the coming years, according to research from Euromonitor International. In this series of specials, Cosmetics Design...

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