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Naturals and organics

Naturals and organics

In-depth analysis of the latest products, ingredients innovations and certification programmes that are helping to shape this evolving category. Articles will also consider the all-important related issues of sustainability, accountability and ethical sourcing, which are being driven by an increasingly discerning consumer.

Exclusive interview

What will it take to turn around The Body Shop? Part I

23-Mar-2017 - With speculation mounting over the uncertain future of The Body Shop, we asked two experts from the Kline Group about what went wrong and what type of business should take...

Guest article

Sustainability: the role of the ingredient supplier

23-Mar-2017 - In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month,  Chris Sayner, Vice President of Customer Alliances Corporate Sustainability, Croda International Plc  explains how the ingredients supplier role has evolved with the...

Lucas Meyer to roll out two new ingredients at in-cosmetics Global

21-Mar-2017 - Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has built a reputation for itself as one of the most innovative ingredients players in the market, and has traditionally used in-cosmetics as its global launch pad.

Innovation Zone in-cosmetics preview: All Organic Treasures IZ

17-Mar-2017 - Ahead of the in-cosmetics event, we shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative ingredients and formulas set to be on display at its Innovation Zone.

Puig buys up Greek cosmetics brand Apivita

16-Mar-2017 - The Greek press have been speculating for months over who would buy up premium cosmetic brand Apivita and it has just confirmed that Puig has snapped it up.

Lipoid Kosmetik gets in on anti-pollution trend

16-Mar-2017 - Expect to see a rash of new product launches targeting the very hot anti-pollution trend at next month’s in-cosmetics Global event in London, and Lipoid Kosmetik is one of them....

Organic Monitor rebrand to Ecovia Intelligence

14-Mar-2017 - The market research firm formerly known as Organic Monitor has announced its rebrand to become Ecovia Intelligence is taking effect.

Anti-pollution beauty and the current state of the market: your questions answered

14-Mar-2017 - At our recent anti-pollution forum, we gathered industry experts to discuss the global rising trend. Here, we look back at some of the top questions submitted by listeners on the...

Beauty Industry Award Regional Winners

And the winners of the Regional Beauty Industry Awards are…

09-Mar-2017 - The Cosmetics Design team has been left stunned by response to our inaugural Beauty Industry Awards, and the results of the regional competitions are now in.

Exclusive interview

Naturals: the current state of the trend and its challenges

09-Mar-2017 - We catch up with Helen Knaggs, vice president at Nu Skin Global R&D on naturals in personal care, looking at the current opportunities and challenges.

L’Oréal’s potential Body Shop sale: a look behind the headlines

08-Mar-2017 - With the recent announcement from global beauty leader L’Oréal that the company is looking into the sale of its ethical beauty brand, The Body Shop, we take a look at...

L’Oréal launches new premium hair care brand

07-Mar-2017 - L’Oréal Paris has announced the launch of a new hair care range, Botanicals Fresh Care, a new naturals-focused launch by which it looks to expand its presence in the premium...

Halal cosmetics: first UK supermarket chain set to launch range

01-Mar-2017 - Halal beauty is dominant in many markets across the Middle East and Asia, and it looks like it’s now set to become established in western markets too: Asda, UK supermarket...

J&J on formulating top quality baby care

01-Mar-2017 - Johnson & Johnson revealed top industry insight on baby care product formulation at the recent PCHi trade show in China.

Clariant opens new facility dedicated to active ingredients

24-Feb-2017 - Specialty chemicals player Clariant has opened a new facility in Toulouse, France, dedicated as the headquarters and laboratories to its active ingredients for personal care.

DuPont’s latest skin care ingredient targets water balance

23-Feb-2017 - DuPont Industrial Biosciences has launched a new skin care active ingredient called Genencare OSMS MI. Perhaps most interesting is the fact that it targets optimal water content for skin cells.

Why in-cosmetics Global is focusing on sustainability

22-Feb-2017 - Sustainability will be a core focus at the newly re-branded in-cosmetics Global event, to be held in London in early April. We caught up with the show director to find...

Keeping an eye on the all-important anti-pollution trend

21-Feb-2017 - Anti-pollution is undoubtedly creating one of the biggest buzzes in the industry right now, which is why Cosmetics Design is taking a look back at recent developments in the industry.

Italy snail farmers enjoy boom from cosmetics

15-Feb-2017 - Recent reports suggest that snail farming has increased by as much as 325% in Italy over the past two decades, driven mainly by the booming demand for snail slime in cosmetics.

Guest article

What customization means to the personal care industry

13-Feb-2017 - Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should...

Feature

Clean beauty trend: does it have a future?

10-Feb-2017 - A backlash against the trend of ‘clean eating’ has begun. Does this mean the end for the clean beauty trend?

Our anti-pollution forum: two weeks to go

08-Feb-2017 - With just two weeks to go before our free to attend, hour-long anti-pollution forum, we are getting set to consider some of the major questions around the trend.

Will L’Oréal sell The Body Shop?

08-Feb-2017 - The global beauty giant is said to be considering a £1bn sale of the ethical British skin care business, as the retail unit continues to slump in contrast with L’Oréal’s...

Sustainable cosmetics in 2017: what does the year ahead hold?

07-Feb-2017 - Organic Monitor, a specialist research and consulting company, has revealed its top predictions for the coming year in sustainable cosmetics.

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

07-Feb-2017 - The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to...