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Shiseido skin protection research points to new skin care technology

Cosmetics manufacturer Shiseido will use research efforts into Langerhans cells and a function of skin immunity to develop a new line of skin care products as a solution for maintaining skin stability.

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Cosmetics brands need to make it their mission to ensure that the word ‘green’ is used correctly and does not confuse consumers and lose its meaning, according to Estée Lauder’s Aveda brand.

According to new figures from Cancer Research UK (CRUK), sun cancer rates have risen sharply in the UK since 1970s as a result of inadequate sun protection: the new figures are likely to fuel an already rising consumer concern for sun care which was seen in the category’s growth last...

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has seized a staggering 1.4 million counterfeit cosmetics from just one warehouse, with an estimated market value of Dhs16m.

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China skin care takes its rightful place as 3rd largest market from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

In 2012, China became the world's third largest cosmetics market following the US and Japan. Now, analysts report that by October 2013, the total sales of skin care products in China to have reached CNY 47.9 billion.

Hair-raising research: Shiseido to open regeneration facility in Japan from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Japan-based cosmetics giant Shiseido has announced it will open a new facility in the country next week, which will conduct research into hair regeneration.

Unilever takes advantage of mobiles’ novelty in rural India from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

In the latest move from beauty brands mobilising to leverage the increasing number of consumers from rural areas of India, Unilever has launched a music streaming marketing service for its beauty brands. 

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

The US nail color and care market has battled through the recession and is tipped to see sales reach $4 billion in 2017. Here, Mintel rounds up some of the most innovative nail care products dominating the US markets..

P&G promises no deforestation in palm oil sourcing from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

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.

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L’Oréal chief vows to get back on track after Q1 slowdown

L’Oréal chief vows to get back on track after Q1 slowdown

L'Oréal first quarter sales dropped 2.2% as demand for mass market products and brands such as Garnier...

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Andreas Clausen

Corporate Director, Research & Development, Beiersdorf

RSPO: communication improvement supports sustainable palm oil development
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RSPO: communication improvement supports sustainable palm oil development

An improvement in communication channels will help to deliver the message and importance of sustainable palm oil...

Bertil Heerink shares his vision of a more harmonized cosmetics industry
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Bertil Heerink shares his vision of a more harmonized cosmetics industry

Bertil Heerink

Director General, Cosmetics Europe

Recognising social media behaviour will breed success for beauty brands
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Recognising social media behaviour will breed success for beauty brands

Beauty brands must understand that social media is an infrastructure used to connect people and interact, and...