Trends and Emerging Markets

TCH acquires beauty-from-within company Organic Holdings

TCH acquires beauty-from-within company Organic Holdings

By Deanna Utroske

The category continues to evolve as consumers equate wellness with beauty and brands pair up topical products with ingestibles. And, deals like this one suggest that there is a wider market for nutritional beauty product.

Ready-to-drink beauty is ready to change everything

Ready-to-drink beauty is ready to change everything

By Deanna Utroske

Analysts anticipate that the nutricosmetics market will reach $7.4 bn in the next five years, and ready-to-drink beauty beverages are the strongest growing product in the segment.

Mintel: brands helping the US BFW market make its comeback

Mintel: brands helping the US BFW market make its comeback

By Michelle Yeomans

According to the market researcher, in 2011 North America saw an all-time high in launches before numbers fell the following year. However, the region has arrested this decline with numbers growing by 33% between 2012 and 2013 and is on the up again.

Japanese ingredient takes off in US BFW products

Japanese ingredient takes off in US BFW products

By Michelle Yeomans

A plant-based compound with a long history in Japanese cosmetic formulations is now gaining popularity on the US markets as the West starts to recognise its efficacious properties. 

The recipe for younger skin: nutritional options combat aging

The recipe for younger skin: nutritional options combat aging

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

What we eat and the way food is prepared can affect the way our skin ages due to its effect on the elastin and collagen in our bodies; and is something often overlooked according to exclusive insight from the AGE Foundation.

NAD takes issue with nutricosmetic advertising claims

NAD takes issue with nutricosmetic advertising claims

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has pulled up supplement manufacturer Irwin Naturals over certain claims made about the efficacy of one of its nutricosmetic products.

The grey area between beauty claims and health claims

The grey area between beauty claims and health claims

Are beauty from within products covered by the health claims regulation? Eversheds lawyer Owen Warnock explains the grey area between beauty and health – and why the lack of clarity may eventually go to court.

Oral antioxidants can have 'beautifying' properties

Oral antioxidants can have 'beautifying' properties

By Simon Pitman

Taking antioxidant oral supplements can help enhance the skin’s natural protective properties as well as having beautifying properties, according to Lycored’s wellness and cosmetics director David Djerassi.

Beauty foods and drinks: In good taste?

Beauty foods and drinks: In good taste?

By Katie Bird and Guy Montague-Jones

Chocolates, jams and juices sporting beauty claims are all part of the 'beauty from within' trend tipped for immense growth. CosmeticsDesign explored a number of the latest products and put them to the taste test.