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Traceability, regulation and supply holding up natural ingredient adoption

09-Apr-2015 - Natural ingredient adoption rates are being slowed by a series of issues, including regulation, traceability, vulnerable supplies, and price volatility, according to a new report by Organic Monitor.

M-commerce and marketing pays off for Urban Decay and Sephora

08-Apr-2015 - Prominent beauty brands are using digital initiatives to convert online fans to loyal shoppers.

American Cancer Society: Most US adults still not using sunscreen

08-Apr-2015 - A biannual report from the American Cancer Society underlines the fact, that despite an increase in UV protection against skin cancer, most US adults still do not use sunscreen and...

New Addition!

Welcome to Brand Innovation – the latest addition to our news coverage

08-Apr-2015 - We are introducing an exciting addition to our news categories called "Brand Innovation". The new category has now gone live across all three of sites - Cosmetics Design Europe, USA...

Sun Protection Special

Cheap holiday boom means skin cancer more likely than 40 years ago

08-Apr-2015 - Skin care brand Nivea Sun is teaming up with Cancer Research UK to encourage people to protect themselves from the sun, after new research suggests that people over 65 are...

Tom’s of Maine breaks into baby care category

07-Apr-2015 - It established itself as the leading name in natural dental care, and now it seems that the next step is for the fast-growing Tom's of Maine brand to break into...

Skin Cancer Awareness

Always wear sunscreen: Raising skin cancer awareness

03-Apr-2015 - Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world but it is also one of the most preventable. Here we take a look at some of the...

Despite economic uncertainty, Brazilian ingredient market remains promising, exec says

03-Apr-2015 - The widely publicized issues affecting the Brazilian economy is a concern for companies selling ingredients there, but the underlying demand for health and wellness products means market growth is still...

Banana Boat goes multifunctional for new sun care launches

02-Apr-2015 - Leading sunscreen brand Banana Boat has launched three new products on the market that tap into growing trend for multifunctional sun care.

Men's Make-up Focus

The first rule of men’s make-up, is you don’t talk about make-up

02-Apr-2015 - Vocabulary and communication are very important aspects in helping men’s make-up gain popularity as the segment begins to grow in Europe, and with so few players in the market, there...

Dollar Shave breaks into men’s hair care

01-Apr-2015 - On the back of the phenomenal success of the Dollar Shave Club male grooming business model, executives behind the idea have taken the decision to broaden the portfolio into men’s...

Could EO Products set an industry precedent for sustainability?

01-Apr-2015 - The company just announced its 2015 objectives to limit waste and is advocating for personal care industry suppliers to be more involved with sustainability.

L’Oreal moves into programmatic media buying

01-Apr-2015 - The global beauty company is at work on a strategy that will take full advantage of big data and help L’Oreal serve existing and new consumers in innovative, personalized ways....

Sustainably sourced sandalwood oil coming to the fragrance industry

01-Apr-2015 - Sandalwood foresting group Santanol has announced the first commercial harvest of cultivated oil from its plantation in Australia.

Halal Cosmetics Focus

Big players may have no option but to enter halal cosmetics market says Euromonitor

31-Mar-2015 - Halal cosmetics are in increasing demand and this is attracting the attention of manufacturers and global companies such as Unilever who need to maintain their share in markets in which...

Sourcing hemp oil for skin and hair care products

30-Mar-2015 - The hemp seed company Hippie Butter partnered this month with Algae International Group, and will receive marketing and investment support as well as organically certified hemp from that company’s American...

How to get your green marketing strategy bang on

30-Mar-2015 - We spoke to Raphael Bemporad co-founder of BBMG, a consultancy specialized in green brand strategies, who lifts the lid on the importance of tapping into 'aspirational' consumers as a means of...

Skin care entrepreneurs give comfort and care to those in cancer treatment

26-Mar-2015 - Brands like Skin In Treatment from Pharmacist’s Daughter as well as Skin Therapeutics are looking to reach a broader market and gaining a bit of traction.

Skin Cancer Awareness

We are aware of the risks so why are skin cancer cases still on the rise?

26-Mar-2015 - Despite being aware of the risks of sun exposure and of developing cancer when exposed without protection, the levels of people using sunscreen and taking precautions is still quite alarming...

Special newsletter: Men's grooming

The Men’s Grooming Special Edition Newsletter

25-Mar-2015 - Today we are publishing the first of our special edition newsletters for 2015, and to kick things off we are taking you on an extensive exploration of the men’s grooming...

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

25-Mar-2015 - As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets...

Special Newsletter – Men’s Grooming

Men’s trends: natural, youthful, primal

25-Mar-2015 - Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals,...

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to focus on greener alternatives

24-Mar-2015 - The New York edition of Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is just around the corner, and this year’s program will have a focus on green alternatives to contentious chemicals....

Growth means new venue and dates for Makeup in New York 2015

23-Mar-2015 - The Makeup in New York exhibition has now outgrown two venues thanks to continued growth and success that has helped put it firmly on the industry events calendar for North...

US Consumers trust Pantene, Neutrogena, Maybelline

23-Mar-2015 - Market researcher BrandSpark announced the results of its 2015 most-trusted brands study on Friday, with rankings in 39 personal care and beauty categories.

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