Naturals & Organics

P&G promises no deforestation in palm oil sourcing

P&G promises no deforestation in palm oil sourcing

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Sustainability, and particularly palm oil, has been under the microscope of late, and after the Greenpeace saga at its Ohio headquarters earlier this year, Procter and Gamble has announced advancement in its global sustainability goals.

British brand Bulldog expands US range

British brand Bulldog expands US range

Bulldog, a personal care brand aimed specifically at men, has announced it is expanding its American range with three new products this month; an eye roll-on, a body lotion and a sensitive face wash. 

Green concerns gathering momentum for industry

Green concerns gathering momentum for industry

By Lucy Whitehouse

Whether green is always best for the consumer and the environment will form the focus of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, confirming the rising profile of green concerns within the industry.

Demand for independent accreditation is rising, says NSF expert

Demand for independent accreditation is rising, says NSF expert

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a move which responds to increasing industry focus on regulatory compliance, the NSF, a public health and safety organization, have launched a program to help manufacturers confirm the safety and quality of their products.

R&D responding to renewed attention on ingredients

R&D responding to renewed attention on ingredients

By Lucy Whitehouse

Rising consumer awareness of ingredients, fueled by the recent influx of product databases, is driving a focus on formulation right back to the industry’s research and development level.

CCFTA defends companies against ‘toxic’ accusations

CCFTA defends companies against ‘toxic’ accusations

By Chris BARKER

The Canadian industry organization for cosmetics companies, the CCFTA, has defended top cosmetics companies such as L’Oreal and J&J against accusations of using “toxic” chemicals in their products.

Datamonitor skin care trends

**COSMEGRAM** - Our monthly specialised cosmetics infogram

Datamonitor outlines skin care trends for Cosmetics Design

By Michelle Yeomans

This month the market researcher's interactive report exclusively for Cosmetics Design readers is focused on the key consumer insights and product trends currently impacting the global skin care sector.

Marine biotech is ‘land of opportunity’ for cosmetics

Marine biotech is ‘land of opportunity’ for cosmetics

By Chris BARKER

Marine biotechnology offers a ‘land of opportunities’ for personal care and cosmetics products producers, particularly in North America and Europe, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio.

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