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Scientific skin care holds a great opportunity for beauty manufacturers as it merges the cosmetics industry with the medical industry, and the segment is tipped for growth.

The head of the Canadian Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CCTFA), Darren Praznik, has spoken of the increasing need for international regulatory alignment in the face of the rising ‘global consumer’. 

Stefano Focolari, former chief marketing officer for Lumson has taken his experience at the Italy-based company and created a 'turnkey' service that he believes the packaging sector has been missing.

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Inter Parfums continues to fill the gap left by Burberry from USA

Inter Parfums has posted a 22% increase in its sales of ongoing brand for the quarter ending in June, underlining its recovery from the loss of the Burberry cosmetic and fragrance license.

Korean exports reach new high thanks to huge China sales from

Exports of cosmetics products from South Korea have reached a new high thanks to a continued rise in sales to China, according to the Korea Customs Service.

Stand-in CEO insists that Sirona Biochem hasn’t lost its focus from USA

Sirona Biochem announces it will continue to focus on the skin care market and develop new active ingredients for the cosmetics market, and will be unaffected by its change in management.

Thai specialty chemicals company moves into cosmetics and personal care from

Union Intraco, a developer and distributor of specialty chemicals in Thailand, has announced its intention to move into the cosmetics and personal care market.

IBR confirms it is up to date with China FDA IECIC from

Following China’s FDA publishing a final version of Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredient in China, natural active supplier IBR has announced all of its ingredients are now fully compliant.


Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science
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Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science

In an exclusive interview with, Horst Wenck, corporate vice president of R&D at Beiersdorf, says that...

L'Oreal France chief details positive Cosmetics Europe outlook
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Talks with the top: Loïc Armand details his positive cosmetics outlook

As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its...

TTIP US - EU trade talks look positive
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EU-US trade talks look positive, and cosmetics is on the agenda

The European Commission will host a sixth round of EU-US trade talks next month on a new...

Bulldog: Performance not affected by phasing out microbeads
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“Eliminating microbeads does not compromise cosmetics quality”

Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy says that removing plastic microbeads from cosmetics products and soaps will not...

Cosmetics Europe champions positive exports outlook
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Cosmetics Europe predicts bright future for industry with exports key

The personal care trade association held its General Assembly in Brussels this week and announced that exports...

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