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US market for consumer wipes set for solid growth

25-Sep-2014 - Demand for consumer wipes in the United States is set to grow at above market average personal care growth rates for the next five years, according to a new report...

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Unilever joins pledge to end deforestation at UN Climate Summit

24-Sep-2014 - Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever joins and welcomes the pledge by dozens of global leaders to reduce global warming pollution and try to put an end to deforestation.

MakeUp New York opens its doors today

23-Sep-2014 - Today, 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.

Mintel reports ethnic haircare market as still being heavily invested in

23-Sep-2014 - In 2014, the market value of haircare products formulated for Black consumers was estimated to be worth $774 million, a 12% increase since the recession in 2009. A rise Mintel attributes to hair playing...

The latest in the alphabet craze - 'EE' cream makes its way to Europe

19-Sep-2014 - On first gaining popularity in the East and then spreading to the West; the BB, CC and DD cream sensation has now paved the way for the ‘EE’ version

Natural Top 5

Top 5 stories tapping in to the natural trend

17-Sep-2014 - The natural trend is by no means new, but with a plethora of beauty and skin care products popping up on our shelves and a lot of recent coverage focused...

90% of Brazilian inspired skin care products launched outside Brazil - Mintel

15-Sep-2014 - Brazilian influence is resonating dramatically in the beauty and personal care category - and new research from Mintel reveals just how much influence it has. 

Finalists announced for digital #beauty20 Awards

15-Sep-2014 - Organizers of the event that recognizes beauty brands efforts on the digital platform have selected the finalists they say have significantly invested in digital marketing throughout the year.

Datamonitor Comment

Beauty from within supplements: how to win the consumer

12-Sep-2014 - According to Datamonitor, as the beauty from within segment evolves, cosmetic manufacturers are now focused on researching solutions to better meet consumer expectations and convince of a supplement's effectiveness. ...

L'Oréal dominates Norway’s hair care segment

11-Sep-2014 - L’Oréal boasts a market share of 29% in Norway’s hair care segment, making it the country’s most popular brand by a significant margin, according to latest research released by Euromonitor....

in-cosmetics Brasil 2014, in photos

10-Sep-2014 - As the first ever in-cosmetics event in Latin America opened its doors in Sao Paulo, Brazil yesterday, the Cosmetics Design was there to capture the moment, bringing you some of...

Latin America body care market spells big opportunities

10-Sep-2014 - Economic and population growth are feeding a significant rise in the value of the body care category in the main Latin American markets. And growth is expected to continue, according to...

Lancôme study finds women feel five years younger, until 45

10-Sep-2014 - With anti-ageing ever-present as a key concern on the beauty industry’s agenda, Lancôme has carried out a study which reveals that 45 is the age at which most women start to...

First in-cosmetics Brasil event opens its doors today

09-Sep-2014 - The in-cosmetics team is adding to its portfolio a fourth event that will open its door for two days in Sao Paulo, today.

*Asia in Focus Special*

A roundup of Florence Bernardin's expert advice on cracking Asia's markets..

09-Sep-2014 - Reporting from the cosmetic trenches in Asia, monthly contributor Florence Bernardin has been guiding cosmetic players on where they should be investing and why. Here, rounds up some of...

Third Latin America edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is this week

09-Sep-2014 - The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit conference will open its doors in Sao Paulo this Thursday, making it the third edition of the event for the Latin America region.

Lip care growth booming in the US

09-Sep-2014 - Even though it accounts for the smallest percentage of color cosmetics sales, the lip segment is currently the strongest in terms of growth in the US due to its ‘must-have’...

Beyond Beauty Show Coverage

Mintel: hair care aligning itself with the skin care sector as brightening and illuminating claims shoot up

09-Sep-2014 - The latest report from Mintel reveals the global hair care market is increasingly aligning itself with the skin care sector, with botanical and herbal claims at the forefront.

Estée Lauder’s digital drive pays off with personalized blog

04-Sep-2014 - Estée Lauder has reiterated its foray into the digital space as it looks to push its brands forward, launching The Estée Edit in July and the blog/personalized shopping experience appears...

Is indoor tanning boosting skin cancer risk and diminishing protective behaviour?

04-Sep-2014 - Young people are opting to use indoor tanning devices more and are wearing sunscreen less; boosting their risk of skin cancer, says a new study.

Datamonitor Comment

Sun care manufacturers tapping into 'easy use' heats up the global market

02-Sep-2014 - According to Datamonitor, as the sun care market continues to boom, manufacturers incorporating multi-functionality into their products will see the most success.

US beauty sees prestige dominating the market

28-Aug-2014 - In the second quarter of 2014, primary prestige segments continued to be market drivers which is set to see further areas for opportunity in specialized markets, according to market researcher NPD....

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

27-Aug-2014 - With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting...

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

26-Aug-2014 - Innovative technologies and products have revolutionised the hair straightening category and made it one of the most dynamic hair care categories, driven by demand for hair control and lifestyle changes. ...

Prabal Gurung / MAC partnership confirms benefits in beauty deals

26-Aug-2014 - Nepalese American fashion designer Prabal Gurung is the latest to team up with a cosmetics giant to boost the awareness of his brand in both the fashion and beauty field....

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