All news articles for December 2015

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Trends in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

By Simon Pitman

In our final post of 2015 the Cosmetics Design team is bringing you a selection of the biggest trends that we have covered over the course of the year, as well as trend projections for 2016.

US Senate passes microbead ban

US Senate passes microbead ban

By Deanna Utroske

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the bill—which would definitively ban the use of microbeads in beauty products and personal care formulations—that was unanimously passed last Friday and now is in the hands of President Obama.

Sheri McCoy, Chief Executive Officer of Avon Products, Inc. (photo via Avon)

Avon North America will be a privately held company in 2016

By Deanna Utroske

This morning, Avon announced its acceptance of a $605m equity investment from Cerberus Capital Management that will help the direct-sales beauty company develop further internationally, deliver value to shareholders, and (for now) let the North American...

P&G sustainability report focuses on renewables

P&G sustainability report focuses on renewables

By Simon Pitman

Procter & Gamble has published its 17th annual sustainability report, sending out a clear message that renewable energy and materials are an integral part of its goals, moving towards 2020.