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Aveda opens up on how sustainability has become integral to its business

30-Aug-2012 - A leading Aveda executive has spoken to Cosmetics Design in an exclusive interview where she highlights the fact that sustainability is integral to how the company does business.

Estée Lauder: Online business looking brighter than ever

30-Aug-2012 - Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder states that the future looks bright for its online business and will continue to grow in the digital arena as an integral part of the company’s...

Researchers claim to be closer towards effective treatment of rosacea

30-Aug-2012 - Irish scientists believe they are one step closer to finding an effective treatment for the common skin complaint rosacea, after identifying a bacteria as being the root cause of the...

Euromonitor: Iranian skin care market to reach 4.6 billion by 2015

30-Aug-2012 - The Iranian skin care market is booming due to a growing youth population and changes in consumer patterns which will ultimately place the category at a value of IRR4.6 billion...

in-cosmetics Asia warms up with Vietnam roadshow focusing on local opportunities

30-Aug-2012 - The in-cosmetics Asia team warmed up for the main event in November with a taster exhibition in Vietnam focusing on the trends and opportunities in the local cosmetics market.

News in brief

Tom’s of Maine partners up with TerraCycle to launch recycling initiative

29-Aug-2012 - The supplier of natural oral and personal care products has partnered with TerraCycle, a recycling developer, to give a second life to product packaging.  

Yparex claims global first with bio-based layer for greener packaging

29-Aug-2012 - The global supplier of tie-layer resins for a variety of industries has claimed it is the first to develop a petroleum-free adhesive tie layer to offer cosmetics packaging manufacturers a greener,...

Lindal projects promising packaging growth in Mexico with aerosol technology

29-Aug-2012 - Packaging company Lindal is seeing increasing demand for its aerosol technology for personal care products in Mexico thanks to growing acceptance of deodorants and fragrances.

Devices offer significant opportunities for cosmetic brand owners

29-Aug-2012 - With the evolution of the cosmetic device category, the third in a series of articles looks at the potential for coupling with formulated consumable products.

People on the move at Hallstar: Lubrizol, Sally Beauty and Hallstar

29-Aug-2012 - A string of executive appointments have been recently announced at chemical and ingredient players Lubrizol and Hallstar, while the executive board at beauty supplier Sally Beauty gets a make-over.

L’Oréal sees sales success but profit margins miss estimates for H1

29-Aug-2012 - Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has seen success in ‘New Markets’ drive sales in the first half of 2012 as the company’s revenue continues to grow faster than the market, but profit...

New Design!

Cosmetics Design launches new intuitive design to enhance user experience

28-Aug-2012 - Cosmetics Design is pleased to showcase its brand new design layout for both of its established industry publications; CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and CosmeticsDesign.com USA.

BASF partners up to expand production on renewable acrylic acid

28-Aug-2012 - The global chemicals company is collaborating with a specialist in renewable fermentation and a bio-based producer of chemicals used in plastics and ingredients, to develop technologies to produce acrylic acid...

Vietnam cosmetic market ripe for the expansion of domestic players

28-Aug-2012 - A new report from Vietnam’s Chemical Cosmetic Association highlights the fact that 90 percent of the cosmetic brands on sale in the country are imported.

Skin care company claims a world first by using Heparan Sulfate

28-Aug-2012 - US-based start-up skin care company  Senté claims to be the world’s first skin care company to combine Heparan Sulfate (HS) as an active ingredient in its new Senté Dermal Repair...

Nanotech trend focus sees Cosmoprof Asia anticipate big success

28-Aug-2012 - The organisers of beauty show Cosmoprof Asia expect it to be a big success following a nine per cent growth in exhibition space, and a focus on the key trends,...

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Weleda eyes further expansion in South America

27-Aug-2012 - Despite awareness of natural and organic cosmetics remaining low, major naturals player Weleda says it sees huge potential for further expansion in the region.

Could tattoo ink/pigment contamination concern apply to normal cosmetics?

27-Aug-2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has recently issued a warning in regards to ink/ pigments in tattoos having the potential to become contaminated by bacteria, mold, and fungus, if not handled in a...

US hair care market expected to rebound and return to pre-recession levels

27-Aug-2012 - Having spent the last five years struggling through the recession, the US hair care market is expected to level off and post slight growth in the next five years.

Dermatologists give green light to new sunscreen labeling rules

27-Aug-2012 - Dermatologists based in Chicago have commended the final regulations on sunscreen labeling put in place by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) saying they will better inform and protect...

News in brief

NZ brand launches 'one of a kind' anti-aging cream based on scientists' discovery

27-Aug-2012 - A New Zealand skin care brand has launched an anti-aging product on the back of Cambridge-based scientists finding a way to repair internal and external damage caused by the sun.  ...

Korea plans to collect collagen for cosmetics from jellyfish

24-Aug-2012 - The government in South Korea has revealed a novel plan to fight the on-going jellyfish the country suffers from: to use their collagen extracts in cosmetic products.

Men’s grooming brand launches unisex skin care line

23-Aug-2012 - Luxury men’s grooming brand is launching a new skin care line, which is claimed to be the first of its kind to target both men and women.

News in brief

DuPont Tate & Lyle teams up with Fehrmann for distribution in Colombia

23-Aug-2012 - DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has selected Fehrmann to distribute its Zemea propanediol in Colombia, as it looks to expand its geographic coverage.

L'Oréal ups skin care mission with focused brand expansion in US

23-Aug-2012 - L’Oréal skin care brands La Roche-Posay and Vichy Laboratories have announced a US expansion into select Walgreens locations as the cosmetics firm looks to target women’s skin care needs in...

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