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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’...

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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.

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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....

MakeUp in New York to highlight innovation and vintage designs

21-Aug-2014 - A good event to mark up in the calendar for color cosmetics professionals will be MakeUp in New York, which opens its doors to the two day event in Chelsea,...

NPD report reveals big opps in US fragrance market

20-Aug-2014 - The NPD Group’s 2014 track report has revealed that just 1% of women use only fine fragrances, which means the wide usage of scented products is a considerable opportunity for...

European suppliers turn to Beraca for representation at in-cosmetics Brazil

20-Aug-2014 - A host of Europe-based ingredient manufacturers have entered a strategic partnership with Beraca for the in-cosmetics Brazil event held in Sao Paulo, September 9-10, as they look to further penetrate...

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How personal care can soothe minds: the future of scents for stress relief

14-Aug-2014 - According to Datamonitor, the global economic downturn has resulted in a world of stress-overloaded consumers which is opening up areas for cosmetic manufacturers thanks to a well-established connection between personal care...

Simple is best for baby skin care

13-Aug-2014 - When it comes to children’s skin care staying simple is the best advice and not getting too wrapped up in safety concerns.

Savvier consumers continue to drive demand for natural cosmetics

13-Aug-2014 - George Korres, founder of leading global natural cosmetics brand Korres, believes that the driving force for natural cosmetics is and will continue to be an increasingly knowledgeable consumer.

Is platinum the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing? - La Prairie thinks so!

13-Aug-2014 - Diamonds, gold, mother-of-pearl and quartz have all become popular ingredients in skin care of late. Now, platinum is being deemed as the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing.

Color cosmetics innovation - from make-up apps to trending blotting paper

12-Aug-2014 - In an era where consumers are increasingly favoring apps and gadgets, beauty brands are constantly innovating to stay on top. Here, Cosmetics Design rounds up what's grabbing consumers' attention in the color...

Euromonitor believes P&G has more to do after brand divestment

07-Aug-2014 - Procter & Gamble’s announcement about divesting 100 brands suggests that it still has more to do going forward as it looks to cut costs, according to an industry expert.


Sun care focus: Highlights in 2014 so far…

06-Aug-2014 - Cosmetics Design USA takes a look at the top sun care stories from the cosmetics industry this year, focusing on the new market trends and latest research.

Increasing knowledge and proof will help skin care devices sell

05-Aug-2014 - When it comes to the success of skin care devices the most important thing is knowledge and proof that they work say a vast majority of consumers.

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