At least one skin science and personal care research consultant thinks so. And, Cosmetics Design spoke with Nava Dayan about the formulation challenges and toxicity concerns that exist when the two attributes overlap.
This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest go-to event for trend spotting, business deals, and much more!
It's been a big year for natural skin care player 100% Pure. One year on from winning the Cosmoprof Beauty Pitch 2015 award, which afforded them a cash prize and one year of tutelage, from Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, we find out what this meant for...
East Coast Glow uses glacial water and other local ingredients in its collection of personal care products. It’s a concept, right in line with several current industry trends, that the company hopes will sustain sales beyond tourist season.
In a newly published review of the emerging personal care subcategory, board certified dermatologist and nationally recognized anti-aging expert Dr. Patricia K. Farris acknowledges that topical probiotics can benefit the skin and suggests that there’s...
Following next year’s harvest, tobacco-derived quantities of the compound will be available for cosmetics companies to test out in beauty and skin care formulations—thanks to a company called SynShark and an enterprising farmer in North Carolina.
Independent and niche personal care is all the rage, and stores looking to meet consumer expectations and negotiate wholesale relationships with desirable, reliable brands are turning to sites like Kind Eye for Business. To find out more, Cosmetics Design...
Cosmetics Design recently caught up with the founder and president of Kariderm, a Canada-based natural skin care line that was established off the back of sourcing sustainable ingredients that help rural communities in Burkina Faso, in West Africa. Now...
Deluvia Skincare has been built around ingredients from the Dead Sea with the focus of curing psoriasis. We spoke to company vice president Ayman Qawasmeh to find out about how the brand has evolved over the past 13 years to become one of the fastest...
It’s a wellness subcategory all to itself, according to Laureen Schroeder, principal consultant at the health, beauty, and wellness firm Bespoke Beauty Partners, who talked with Cosmetics Design about the product’s growth potential in the mass market.
Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Vida Karamooz, founder and CEO of Blue Beautifly. The idea for Blue Beautifly evolved from six years of research that included the study of ayurveda medicine and herbalism, resulting in a line that is both sustainable...
Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Denise Costrini, marketing manager for hair care at Croda to find out about some of the latest concepts the company's formulation lab has put together to highlight its capabilities in the areas of sensorial...
Cosmetics Design recently spoke to Gay Timmons, the founder of ingredient supplier Oh Oh Organic, to find out about how her quest to find sustainable and ethically produced palm oil took her to the South American country of Ecuador.
Not to be left out of the M&A game this summer, Beautycounter posted news of the acquisition on its Instagram page yesterday evening, saying “and the Beautycounter family just got a little bigger. Welcome, NUDE Skincare! #saferbeauty #betterbeauty.”
A new report—Facial Skincare and Anti-Aging US 2016—from the market research firm Mintel shows that consumer passions for wellness and healthy eating are signposts for cosmetics brands and personal care companies looking to gain market share.
Areas of the South American country are largely uncharted when it comes to plant species because of the danger researchers face from decades of war and criminal gang activity. Now the prospect of peace could change all that.
This summer Target will carry skin care from Fig + Yarrow, the latest in the retailer’s portfolio of natural and indie brands. And between Target, Whole Foods, Credo, and Sephora, naturals are gaining ground.
The clean beauty retailer opened a location in New York City on Thursday—a sign not only that the company’s business is growing on schedule but that all things green, natural, and organic are in real demand from cosmetics and personal care consumers.
At the end of the year, US personal care and cosmetics manufacturers will be legally prohibited from formulating with plastic microbeads. Many are already reformulating with natural alternatives, as ingredient supplier Alban Muller tells Cosmetics Design.
Consumer skin sensitivities and wellness concerns are driving the niche, according to Vermont Soap CEO and founder Larry Plesent. To keep up with demand, his company just launched another underarm protection product that meets USDA organic food standards.
Natural and organic cosmetic and personal care products continue to grow well ahead of average growth rates for the market as a whole, but meeting regulation requirements does not always make it an easy journey.
This month the skin care and hair care brand launched the #BreakTheWalls campaign as a “call to action” and a “national awareness platform” to move the industry toward a genuinely diverse and inclusive consumer experience.
As this week’s in-cosmetics personal care ingredient trade show in Paris comes to a close, Cosmetics Design shares our own key insights from the show floor as well as observations from market researchers on the scene.
Beauty Ideas Group, the company behind nügg, launched the brand in 2014 with its signature pod-pack masks. Now, with recent line extensions—an eye mask and a lip mask— nügg is winning over consumers and innovating for the future.
In a deal announced yesterday, the California-based ingredients distributor will now offer its personal and cosmetics customers organic flower and herbal distillates from a company long-known for its commitment to sustainability and bio-diversity.
Mineral makeup remains popular in the color cosmetics category, while clean beauty alternatives and organic infusions are nudging in on the beauty market. Here, Suzanne Roberta of Adesse New York tells Cosmetics Design how nail care is keeping up.
Research from Berkeley University highlighting the potential effects of certain cosmetic chemicals on the skin of teenage girls’ skin could spark renewed interest in natural and organic products, experts believe.
This week Kim Harley, associate director of the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health at the University of California, Berkeley, published her findings in the Environmental Health Perspectives journal.
The company’s newly launched mass-market hair care brand qilib is meant to address the needs of both women and men with thinning hair as well as hair loss and to appeal to consumers that are passionate about wellness.