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Neutrogena’s first global campaign

01-Mar-2016 - The Johnson & Johnson facial skin care brand just launched a multichannel content campaign around the tag line “see what’s possible” meant to foster conversation among women encouraging one another...

Is cactus from Mexico the next big personal care ingredient?

29-Feb-2016 - International beauty rituals inspire consumers to use products with novel and seemingly exotic ingredients. Cactus seed oil has been gaining in popularity for years, and now Mexico is looking to...

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The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

23-Feb-2016 - In this latest edition of CD Buzz we look at how technology is helping to reinvent our industry, pointing consumers into an increasingly focused direction and enhancing beauty routines to make...

MAC makes the bold move of launching in Zambia

23-Feb-2016 - The Estée Lauder Group of Companies has taken the plunge in the Zambia market, after opening up its first ever store there.

Tattoo trend inspires new Rahn skin active

18-Feb-2016 - The increasing number of people getting tattoos is an unlikely source of inspiration for Rahn’s newest Liftonin-Xpert active, due to the specialised skin care required after-inking.

Product of the Year awards announced

16-Feb-2016 - The international award group Product of the Year, in partnership with consumer research firm TNS, has named this year’s winners, thereby recognizing innovative new products in categories including hair care...

College media chips away at big beauty

16-Feb-2016 - Across the country, journalists at hyper-local campus news outlets report on issues of wellness, industry regulations, green washing, sustainability, and more –all the while pointing a finger at both the...

The Philippines looking to develop its halal market

12-Feb-2016 - The Philippines is looking to bolster its halal industry, and has introduced various new bills to encourage the manufacture, accreditation and trade of domestically produced halal products.

19 beauty and personal care brands honored with BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards

10-Feb-2016 - The market researcher ranks CPG brands annually according to self-reported consumer trust. One winner is selected for each category, and this year for the first time those categories include lip...

Makeup in Action hailed a success

10-Feb-2016 - The first ever Makeup in Action event took place in LA last week, and the France-based Beauteam organizer claims strong attendance made it a big success.

Shiseido's skin care programme gives boost to rural Bangladesh

10-Feb-2016 - Japanese beauty giant Shiseido has been building its presence in Bangladesh, through setting up a grassroots marketing network in rural farming villages.

CEW Global Trends Report reveals data behind the advancing prestige cosmetics business

08-Feb-2016 - The event, held at the Harmonie Club on New York City’s Upper East Side last week, reviewed beauty industry sales, trends, and more from 2015 and forecast 2016, using facts...

Galderma announces data-driven campaign on the genetics of facial aging

08-Feb-2016 - The skin care company’s Mom Genes initiative promises to spark a conversation among women about family-linked aging patterns. 

Southeast Asia markets set to record industry-leading growth

04-Feb-2016 - Despite the slowdown currently being witnessed in many developing markets worldwide, countries in Southeast Asia are positioned to see industry-leading growth in the coming years.

Digital makeover apps are taking over the mobile cosmetics marketplace

01-Feb-2016 - The virtual makeup counters of today, apps are where consumers try out product, get the opinion of friends, link directly to brand sites and more. Not surprisingly, beauty companies are...

Indie Beauty Expo expands to meet industry demand

01-Feb-2016 - iBE just announced its 2016 event calendar. With shows set for both coasts and the promise of media exposure, relevant buyer interaction, and a full day of influential consumer traffic,...

Experiential Retail: How industry leading cosmetics brands are moving ahead

27-Jan-2016 - L’Oréal’s color cosmetics brand NYX Professional Makeup just opened a digitally enhanced flagship store in California’s Silicon Valley. It’s the start of a new retail strategy for NYX and part...

How the shrewdest cosmetics and personal care brands engage consumers and attract investors

25-Jan-2016 - A CEW Business Insider event in New York City last week explored the connection between indie brand strategy, consumer expectations, and M&A activity in the beauty business. 

MakeUp in organizers refine cosmetics industry tradeshows for today’s market

25-Jan-2016 - Beauteam, the communication agency, behind the MakeUp in shows has relocated this year’s New York event to Brooklyn and are doubling down on what makes the franchise distinctive in an...

CD Buzz : Latest analysis on the winning digital tactics for beauty players

22-Jan-2016 - In this latest CD Buzz video, we look at what beauty players are doing to capture fickle younger consumers and the type of digital tactics that are really working.

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Natural Fragrance: scents and trends

21-Jan-2016 - Market trends and popular scent notes influence what natural fragrance makers are formulating, where these personal care products and perfumes are being sold, and how the supply chain is evolving.

North America is the fastest growing beauty drink market globally, says research report

21-Jan-2016 - Nutricosmetic and beauty-from-within beverages sell best in Europe, but as consumers in this region discover the benefits and learn more with the help of educational marketing campaigns, the category will...

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Natural Fragrance: maintaining quality and gaining scale

20-Jan-2016 - Natural fragrance ingredients are in limited supply. As demand for naturally scented personal care products and perfumes increases, brands are formulating with a combination of oils and isolates to keep...

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Natural Fragrance: trading on exclusivity and purity

19-Jan-2016 - Ingredients used to formulate natural perfumes and scented personal care products differ from conventional ingredients, and this presents a challenge for brands. At the same time it’s an opportunity to...

Mary Kay reframes multicultural beauty

19-Jan-2016 - The direct-sales cosmetics and skin care company has built an increasingly diverse team of representative and is boasting hundreds of thousands of new recruits in 2015, many of which are Millennials.