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FCE Cosmetique show director highlights future innovation

Special Edition Newsletter: FCE Cosmetique

FCE Cosmetique show director highlights future innovation

By Simon Pitman

This year’s FCE Cosmetique will have a distinct focus on the industry innovations of the future when it opens its doors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from May 21st to 23rd, at the Sao Paulo Expo.

What's new at FCE Cosmetique 2019?

Special Edition Newsletter: FCE Cosmetique

What's new at FCE Cosmetique 2019

By Simon Pitman

FCE Cosmetique is one of the biggest events for the LATAM beauty and personal care industry and has continued to evolve rapidly to keep apace of this fast-paced sector. In this article we highlight what new additions have been made for the 2019 show....

Avon backs campaign to stop LATAM animal testing

Avon backs campaign to stop LATAM animal testing

By Simon Pitman

Avon is one of the biggest cosmetic and personal care players to back a Humane Society International campaign to ban the testing of animals on ingredients and products in the LATAM region.

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LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Men's Grooming.

By Simon Pitman

The men's grooming and natural trends have both seen huge growth in the LATAM region in recent years. Here we look at a selection of products that combine both trends, brought to us by the Mintel Global New Products Database.

LATAM companies at in-cosmetics Global, in photos

LATAM companies at in-cosmetics Global, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Latin American companies left a big mark on the show floor at the recent in-cosmetics Global event in Paris. In this photo gallery we bring you some of the highlights and tell you what those businesses were highlighting.

The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

From The Editor's Desk

The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Global event is always a major platform for new and emerging trends. And plenty of new trends were in evidence at the Paris event, but one in particular caught my eye – the move towards multiuse or multipurpose products.

Latin America beauty market rethinks its approach to water

Latin America beauty market rethinks its approach to water

By Simon Pitman

In Latin America changing weather patterns and pollution have had a significant impact on urban water supplies in recent years, putting pressure on beauty and personal care brands to become a part of the solution, rather than the problem.

Dixie brands

Khiron and Dixie brands JV targets Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Leading Colombian/Canadian CBD cosmetics player Khiron has teamed up with US-based Dixie brands in a venture aimed at expanding the CBD cosmetic category in Latin America.

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: H la Cosedora Nail Art

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: H la Cosedora Nail Art

By Simon Pitman

Nail art is a rapidly growing trend in the Latin American market and Colombian player H la Cosedora is riding the wave by embarking on a regional expansion of the business.

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Costa Rica agrees to drop tariffs on Korean cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The governments of Costa Rica and South Korea have signed a trade agreement that triggers the Central American Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, dropping tariffs on Korean cosmetic imports.

What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

From The Editor's Desk

What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

By Simon Pitman

A huge body of scientific evidence makes it hard to deny that pollution from the agricultural industry has contributed significantly to global climate change, but what might perplex some is how this is connected to the cosmetics and personal care industry.

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

By Simon Pitman

As part of the move towards more natural-looking hair styles, Latin American consumers are all out for natural hair care solutions and product launches.

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics is a Latino-owned natural cosmetics business, based in Australia and serving the Latin American market with its lines of color cosmetic and skin care products.

Elena Amato packaging design

Guatemalan designer creates sustainable cosmetics packaging

By Simon Pitman

Packaging designer Elena Amato has created bacterial cellulose sheets using a mixture of natural and sustainable materials that are said to provide a good alternative to plastic packaging for personal care products.

Natura posts strong full-year 2018 results

Natura posts strong full-year 2018 results

By Simon Pitman

Natura & Co revealed that all three of its business divisions – Natura, The Body Shop and Aesop – posted strong full-year 2018 results, capped off by a robust fourth quarter.

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LATAM Special Edition: Natural Hair Care

Mintel highlights the hottest natural hair care launches

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American region has always been about hair care, so combine that with the naturals trends and you have a segment of the market that is alive with new product launches and innovation.

Edwin Chamorro, founder of Inzunai

Indie Beauty Brand Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inzunai of Colombia

By Simon Pitman

Inzunai forged its name as a provider of ingredient for cosmetics and personal care sourced from the Colombian Amazon. The next logical step for the business was finished products.

L’Oréal’s annual results point to LATAM struggle

L’Oréal’s annual results point to LATAM struggle

By Simon Pitman

The world’s biggest beauty and personal care player has published strong full-year 2018 results, but whereas the figures show that new markets were generally strong, it Latin America was the exception.

Unilever results point to problems in Latin America

Unilever results point to problems in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Unilever posted strong full year 2018 results, with big gains in the Asia Pacific region, but in Latin America the picture was not so rosy, with Argentina and Brazil being singled out.

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inbiotech

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inbiotech

By Simon Pitman

Colombian biotech company Inbiotech started up as a biotech research firm back in 2004, but has since expanded with a beauty and personal care portfolio that includes five hair and skin care brands targeting a range of different functions.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

From The Editor's Desk

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

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