11-Dec-2013 - The direct sales cosmetics player is now counting on its Latin American units to drive growth, as it experiences stagnant revenue from its core Brazilian market.
10-Dec-2013 - This month the market researcher's interactive report exclusively for Cosmetics Design readers is focused on the key consumer insights and product trends currently impacting the global skin care sector.
10-Dec-2013 - The key trend in 2014 will be that of ‘mixologiste’ and will see big growth in multifunctional make-up in the U.S. where it is already gaining popularity, according to market researcher Mintel.
04-Dec-2013 - They have long been on the beauty shopping list for Asian consumers, but U.S. consumers are now also starting to pick up facial masks, claims major manufacturer Taiki.
04-Dec-2013 - Analysis from the market research firm Euromonitor reveals the top innovators in the fast-growing market of men’s grooming.
03-Dec-2013 - Marine biotechnology offers a ‘land of opportunities’ for personal care and cosmetics products producers, particularly in North America and Europe, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio.
02-Dec-2013 - You can have the most revolutionary ingredient on the market but it is the dosage that can be the most crucial thing, according to a skin care expert.
02-Dec-2013 - The online beauty retailer has been strongly advised by the National Advertising Division to discontinue claims that its’ SmartLash Eyelash Enhancer is “dermatologist recommended” and promotes “Up to a 68% increase in the appearance of lash length.”
27-Nov-2013 - A growing trend in fake beauty products retailing over the internet is threatening the integrity of Estee Lauder's popular MAC brand.
26-Nov-2013 - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble announces it has reached most of its goals in sustainability for 2013, bringing the company benefits both in savings and ‘green’ image.
25-Nov-2013 - Representatives of the US Food and Drug Administration appeared before a Committee last week where they were asked to shed some light on the likes of lengthy approving processes.
25-Nov-2013 - The recent Beauty Futures Forum conducted by trends forecasting agency 'The Future Laboratory' identified what we can expect next in terms of original concepts and different ways of targeting beauty consumers post-recession. Here, our expert Imogen Matthews outlines them for Cosmetics Design...
25-Nov-2013 - A plant-based compound with a long history in Japanese cosmetic formulations is now gaining popularity on the US markets as the West starts to recognise its efficacious properties.
21-Nov-2013 - Phthalates, preservatives utilized in certain beauty products, have received another blow to their image in the cosmetics industry as a new study links them to a rise in premature births, although industry still defends their safety.
20-Nov-2013 - Vancouver-based biotech firm Sirona Biochem has developed its latest secret to anti-aging from an unexpected place – Antarctic fish; and cosmetics companies are keen to adopt the new technology.
20-Nov-2013 - The Estée Lauder-owned skin care brand Origins has had to recall a batch of its face cream after the presence of mold was found in some products.
20-Nov-2013 - Men’s grooming products are becoming more sophisticated than ever before, meaning that manufacturers must find suitable ingredients for easy incorporation, leading to host of new concepts introduced by suppliers.
19-Nov-2013 - That expert is Chris Kilham, better known as the ‘Medicine Hunter’ whose life consists of venturing into the world’s wild vegetation zones to search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits for cosmetic companies like Naturex.
19-Nov-2013 - Elevance Renewable Sciences will make its line of plant-based polymers and emollients commercially available for cosmetics, skin care and hair care applications.
19-Nov-2013 - The cosmetics maker has decided to focus its skin R&D efforts on human microbiomes, a collection of microbes inhabiting a person’s body which controls and regulates health.