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Suppliers’ Day 2015: Interview with Melissa Vitale, global marketing manager of hair styling for AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry

Suppliers’ Day 2015: Interview with Melissa Vitale, global marketing manager of hair styling for AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry

At Suppliers’ Day 2015, Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske sat down with Melissa Vitale of AkzoNobel to discuss that company’s ingredient development strategy and the rheology control agent BALANCE RCFg.

Published: 28-May-2015

Suppliers' Day 2015: Interview with NYSCC outgoing chair, Kim Burch

Suppliers' Day 2015: Interview with NYSCC outgoing chair, Kim Burch

Cosmetics Design caught up with outgoing NYSCC chair Kim Burch at the recent Suppliers' Day event in Edison, New Jersey. In the interview Kim discusses her involvement with the organization for the current year and the  \work she has undertaken to promote the body, as well as her involvement with the event.

Published: 27-May-2015

Suppliers' Day 2015: Interview with NYSCC incoming chair, Ray Ordiales

Suppliers' Day 2015: Interview with NYSCC incoming chair, Ray Ordiales

Ray Ordiales

NYSCC chair, 2016 - NYSCC

Cosmetics Design caught up with the incoming chair of the NYSCC for 2016, Ray Ordiales, who shared some of his vision for the organization in the year ahead, as well as highlighting some of the key features on the show floor for the Suppliers' Day event, 2015.

Published: 26-May-2015

Dow Europe showcases expertise in oils and long-lasting soaps

Dow Europe showcases expertise in oils and long-lasting soaps

Stephanie Sandrolk-Beunat

Global strategic marketing manager - Dow Europe

Cosmetics Design caught up with Stephanie Sandrolk-Beunat, global strategic marketing manager, Dow Europe at the recent in-cosmetics event in Barcelona to find out about how the latest ingredient launches are targeting sensorial and texturisation properties, while also incorporating natural elements.

Published: 15-May-2015

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

The latest Mintel beauty research was showcased by Vivienne Rudd at the recent in-cosmetics Barcelona event. Rudd gave a presentation that highlighted global beauty rituals and how the growing trending for extremes in beauty habits is hoping to create a new wave of hyper segmentation that is being seen in all beauty categories.

Published: 12-May-2015

Kline talks multicultural product innovation..

Kline talks multicultural product innovation..

As the multicultural beauty product segment continues to outpace the overall U.S. market’s growth for cosmetics, mainstream brands are investing in varied ranges to cater to this demand.

Published: 21-Apr-2015

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

William Reed Business Media Holiday video

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!

Published: 18-Dec-2014

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