All news articles for December 2013

Editor’s picks: the top articles of 2013

Special News Letter

Editor’s picks: the top articles of 2013

By Simon Pitman

In 2013 the cosmetics industry saw lots of new trends and big changes, many of which are highlighted here by the editor’s picks, which consist of the top five biggest hitting and most impactful stories.

Will you join the likes of Bayer Consumer Care, Bifodan, Capsugel, Cargill, Danisco, the European Scientific League for Probiotics, Jarrow Formulas, Johnson & Johnson, Lonza, Merck, P&G and Yakult at Probiota 2014?

Probiota 2014, February 4-5, Amsterdam

Probiota 2014: The ultimate pre- and probiotic science-business blend

By Shane STARLING

Probiota 2014 – relocated from Brussels to Amsterdam and organised by NutraIngredients – will bring together the finest scientific and commercial minds operating in the pre- and probiotic sector in a 2-day, 2-stream event.

Round up: skin care device developments in 2013

Round up: skin care device developments in 2013

By Michelle Yeomans

The combination of cosmetics with the latest technology has seen major advances in the skin care market in recent years. Here, we’ve rounded up how the segment has evolved in 2013.

Wise men: Gifting the first cosmetics formulation?

Wise men: Gifting the first cosmetics formulation?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Well, probably not. But in this festive period, Cosmetics Design thought it would be good to take a look at gold, frankincense and myrrh, and see how each is used in the cosmetics industry.

Bioplastics have a potential for being 'truly sustainable'

Bioplastics have a potential for being 'truly sustainable'

By Michelle Yeomans

EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has highlighted the crucial role bioplastics play in Europe‘s transition towards a circular bio based economy at the 8th European Bioplastics Conference last week.

Ban in place: 2013 a big year for animal testing

Ban in place: 2013 a big year for animal testing

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

It has been a busy twelve months for the cosmetics industry, and in Europe it was a big year concerning animal testing, so Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the developments.

Pack Peek: December’s packaging innovations

Pack Peek: December’s packaging innovations

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Winter is in full swing now and the end of the year is upon us, but there has still been an array of new wrappings and packs in the cosmetics industry. Here, Cosmetics Design delves into some of the latest personal care packs.

New research to open up regenerative applications

New research to open up regenerative applications

By Michelle Yeomans

Researchers at Laboratoire Matière Molle, Paris have discovered how to obtain a very strong adhesion between two gels by spreading a solution of nanoparticles on their surface.