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Suppliers need to listen to global consumers so they can use the same language as manufacturers

Suppliers need to listen to global consumers so they can use the same language as manufacturers

Tony Jaillot and Bettina Jackwerth

Two years after launching its Care Creations brand to reach all consumers from different markets around the world, BASF has now developed new innovations based on consumer needs, which are just as important to ingredient suppliers.

Published: 22-Apr-2014

Adverse Outcome Pathways holding the key to regulatory hurdles?

Adverse Outcome Pathways holding the key to regulatory hurdles?

Following a successful in-cosmetics workshop on the regulatory issues facing the industry, Annelie Struessman of CONUSBAT, chair of the workshop, stopped off to give the Cosmetics Design team the low-down on what was discussed.

Published: 16-Apr-2014

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat

Global Beauty Care Strategic Marketing Manager - Dow Europe

In this latest video interview with Dow Europe, Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat, global beauty care strategic marketing manager, explains how the company's latest ingredient launches have been developed around the concept of providing, multi-functionality and enhanced sensorial feel at an affordable price.

Published: 15-Apr-2014

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

Daniel de Oliveira

Business Intelligence - ABIHPEC, Brazil Cosmeitcs Industray Association

Cosmetics Design caught up with Daniel Oliveira, of ABIHPEC's business intelligence unit, who explained that there are still big opportunities in the market for cosmetics and personal care, despite signs of the economy slowing down.

Published: 14-Apr-2014

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Cosmetics Design spoke to exhibition manager Cathy Laporte on day 2 about traffic numbers and what features of the show stood out for her this year.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

Time for brands to look outside the box

Time for brands to look outside the box

Tom Fishburne

Marketoonist - Marketoon Studios

When it comes to marketing and advertising, brands need to abandon the pre-existing rules that their categories have, and focus on engaging with the consumer and their needs.

Published: 19-Mar-2014

Suppliers need to stay on top of trends to win over consumers

Suppliers need to stay on top of trends to win over consumers

Adrian Holland

Business Director - Lubrizol Personal & Home Care

Ingredient suppliers need to stay on top of the trends and work with finished goods manufacturers to ensure they win over consumers, says Lubrizol’s Adrian Holland.

Published: 18-Mar-2014

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients

Jari Alander

Technical Director - AAK

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients as consumers demand beauty benefits from products above all other criteria.

Published: 14-Mar-2014

Croda stresses importance of ingredients design to sustainable future

Croda stresses importance of ingredients design to sustainable future

Sandra Breene and Chris Sayner

President Consumer Care and Vice President Global Accounts - Croda

Ingredient suppliers must implement the carbon footprint into their ingredient design and ensure the correct supply chain choices if we are to work towards a sustainable future.

Published: 13-Mar-2014

Oh, Oh Organic founder opens up on the challenges of distributing natural ingredients

Oh, Oh Organic founder opens up on the challenges of distributing natural ingredients

Oh, Oh Organic founder Gay Timmons talks about the challenges of distributing natural ingredients in the US market, as well as opening up about the on-going fight to nail the certification process for natural and organic products.

Published: 17-Oct-2013

Lucas Meyer reveals all about its ambitions in the active ingredients market

Lucas Meyer reveals all about its ambitions in the active ingredients market

With Lucas Meyer continuing to expand quickly in the field of naturally-based active cosmetics ingredients, Cosmetics Design caught up with the company's marketing director, Isabelle Lacasse, to find out how the recently acquired businesses are being integrated into the company, and whether or not we can expect further acquisitions. 

Published: 15-Oct-2013

Presperse highlights to new ingredients launches at SCC Suppliers Day California 2013

Presperse highlights to new ingredients launches at SCC Suppliers Day California 2013

Presperse director of R&D Mark Anthonavage spoke to Cosmetics Design at the recent Suppliers Day California event to highlight two technologically advanced ingredients that tap into the latest industry trends.

Published: 14-Oct-2013

TRI-K platforms a new radiance and illuminating ingredient targeting skin and hair care

TRI-K platforms a new radiance and illuminating ingredient targeting skin and hair care

TRI-K national sales manager Mark Howard spoke to CosmeticsDesign.com USA at the recent SCC Suppliers Day in California, highlighting a new and important ingredient launch on the market, which is a natural-based radiance and illuminating product for a range of hair care products, as well as targeted skin care products, such as BB creams.

Published: 10-Oct-2013

Lonza expert opens up on how the West Coast market is crucial to ingredients innovation

Lonza expert opens up on how the West Coast market is crucial to ingredients innovation

Lonza's director of technical market, Suellen Bennett, speaks to Cosmetics Design to reveal just how advanced the West Coast cosmetic market and how it has evolved over the years as a focus for new ingredients innovation.

Published: 09-Oct-2013

Ross Organic highlights two of the most ground-breaking ingredients to hit the market

Ross Organic highlights two of the most ground-breaking ingredients to hit the market

Ali Witwit, director of technical marketing at Ross Organic, discusses what he believes are two of the most technologically advanced ingredients to hit the market of late, including an eco-friendly surfactant for the baby care category and an anti-aging ingredient incorporating epidermal growth factors.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

Natural ingredients expert discusses progress of the NSF standard

Natural ingredients expert discusses progress of the NSF standard

Ingredients expert Gay Timmons discusses the latest progress being made towards finalizing NSF standards for natural and organic ingredients, and calls for industry experts to volunteer their expertise in an effort to help speed up the process.

Published: 07-Oct-2013

NuSil repositions itself with new personal care division

NuSil repositions itself with new personal care division

NuSil has opened a new business division dedicated to silicone-based personal care ingredients earlier this year. In this video interview, the company's technical sales manager, Jeff Caruso, explains the focus and strategy for it and highlights its latest ingredients launch.

Published: 03-Oct-2013

Industry expert picks out the top trends from SCC Suppliers Day California 2013

Industry expert picks out the top trends from SCC Suppliers Day California 2013

For cosmetic industry consultant Ameann DeJohn, three significant new industry trends were apparent at the SCC Suppliers Day California 2013, held last week. In this exclusive video interview DeJohn points to edible cosmetics ingredients, dedicated hair care ingredients and natural-based colorants.

Published: 02-Oct-2013

Dow Chemical reveals the story behind the development of its latest ingredients

Dow Chemical reveals the story behind the development of its latest ingredients

In this video interview Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat, global beauty care strategic marketing manager at Dow Chemical, spoke about the continued evolution of the EcoSense portfolio and the reasons behind the development of the latest product launches.

Published: 14-May-2013

Symrise develops active to treat hair loss from microalgae

Symrise develops active to treat hair loss from microalgae

According to Symrise, as consumer’s interest in natural and sustainable products continuously increases, more emphasis has been put on green chemistry and biotechnology to which the global cosmetic player has catered to with an active that treats hair loss from microalgae.

Published: 08-May-2013

Medicine Hunter turns to Africa to find new novel naturals for cosmetics

Medicine Hunter turns to Africa to find new novel naturals for cosmetics

Chris Kilham

The Medicine Hunter - On behalf of Naturex

For many, the ‘Medicine Hunter’ Chris Kilham has been venturing into the world’s wild vegetation zones in an on-going search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits.

Published: 07-May-2013

Euromonitor analyst reveals the latest trends in the fast evolving e-commerce category

Euromonitor analyst reveals the latest trends in the fast evolving e-commerce category

Antonia Branston

senior analyst - Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International senior analyst Antonia Branston has spoken about the continued change in the e-commerce platform and how it is evolving to compliment other retail channels, which in turn is making it an increasingly important tool for cosmetic and personal care marketing professionals struggling to improve brand exposure.

Published: 07-May-2013

As demand rises, it’s time for marine ingredient standards

As demand rises, it’s time for marine ingredient standards

Amarjit Sahota

President - Organic Monitor

The demand for marine ingredients in cosmetics has risen over the last few years and Organic Monitor’s Amarjit Sahota tells CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com that it is time to put standards in place to ensure sustainable sourcing. 

Published: 02-May-2013

Euromonitor warns the industry of BB labelling overuse

Euromonitor warns the industry of BB labelling overuse

According to Irina Barbalova, Global Head of beauty and Personal Care research at Euromonitor, the industry needs to take note of the overuse of multifunctionality and BB labelling, as it can lead to the dillution of the original concept of the products, and as a result cause more consumer confusion.

Published: 30-Apr-2013

Croda launches sensory sun protection range alongside educational campaign

Croda launches sensory sun protection range alongside educational campaign

Helene Hine

Marketing Manager - Croda

Ingredients supplier Croda has developed its range of Solaveil Sensation products with a focus on the sensory benefits, thanks to new in-house testing, and presented these findings at the in-cosmetics show in Paris.

Published: 25-Apr-2013

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