All news articles for January 2015

Study links early menopause to everyday exposure – but NOT cosmetics!

Study links early menopause to everyday exposure – but NOT cosmetics!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A new study has linked high levels of chemicals that we come across every day in the environment, plastics, and other household items, with women experiencing menopause 2-4 years earlier – however none of the concerning ingredients studied are used in...

E-commerce accounts for only 10% of beauty sales

E-commerce accounts for only 10% of beauty sales

By Deanna Utroske

That according to Donna Barson, senior associate with market research consultancy Kline Group, who spoke with Cosmetics Design about the opportunities for cosmetics and personal care brands in this space.

Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Scientists use stem cells to grow new hair

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Stem cells are tipped to be the future for many different scientific studies and it seems that this could include hair loss after scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate new hair.

Estée Lauder awarded $1.8 million in counterfeit MAC suit

Estée Lauder awarded $1.8 million in counterfeit MAC suit

By Michelle Yeomans

The trademark infringement case is finally over, with 'Get Your MAC On LLC' being ordered by an Arizona federal judge to pay Estée Lauder over $1.8 million for the distribution of counterfeit products.

As the seasons change, so do Korean men’s skin barriers

As the seasons change, so do Korean men’s skin barriers

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

When the seasons change so can our mood or outlook, or even… South Korean men’s skin. A new study by the Inha University College of Medicine claims the factors that can maintain homogeneity of the skin barriers may noticeably change by seasons in the...

Is novel lipstick packaging a coming trend?

Is novel lipstick packaging a coming trend?

By Deanna Utroske

International cosmetics packaging manufacturers design lipstick tubes that help brands offer consumers more pleasurable and memorable beauty routines.