Too much focus on energy and commodities has left the Colombian economy vulnerable to global economic cycles. But with a renewed emphasis on diversification, the country’s cosmetics and personal care sector is in the spotlight.
Use of nanomaterials is now widespread in the cosmetics industry - but what are the potential risks? We asked Jaydee Hanson, policy director for the International Center for Technology Assessment and an expert on nanotechnology.
a Sustainability is likely to be the defining element for the cosmetics industry in North America, according to Evonik’s North America personal care vice president, Paul Washlock, who believes that the industry is responding to the demands of a better...
As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its President for the 2014 -2016 term, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com was given an exclusive interview with the new boss - and his outlook is very positive.
Call it a buzzword, call it a trend, call it a responsibility. Sustainability has long been at the forefront of consumer goods markets; but now a number of cosmetics industry professionals are questioning whether it is being approached from the right...
Ah, the glamor of the cosmetics industry! The NYSCC Suppliers Day 2013 opened its doors for two days last week in Edison, New Jersey, with the event billed as the largest to date. Exhibitors were once again crammed into every nook and cranny, while a...
Several hundreds of key representatives from the European cosmetics industry have gathered in Brussels to discuss the importance of the industry on the European economy and how it can build for a sustainable future.
At present, the cosmetics industry is focusing on launching organic cosmetic products due to consumers becoming increasingly more conscious about the chemicals used in cosmetics products and their harmful effects.
A series of international beauty conferences centering on the
fast-growing natural and organic market segment have been
announced, tapping into a market that is hungry for all the latest
trends and information in an effort to clue...
Addressing one of the most pressing issues for cosmetic
manufacturers across the globe, Intertech Pira has released the
date of a conference that will focus on the implications of the
recent REACH implementation within cosmetics.
The outbreak of BSE in North America is prompting the cosmetics
industry to introduce a host of measures designed at protecting
consumers there - measures that have already been in place since
1989 in Europe. Simon Pitman reports.