11-Jan-2017 - The count down to the first ever Cosmetics Design Beauty Industry Awards is well under way and there are now less than four weeks to go for the cut off...
11-Jan-2017 - Trade group Natrue has said that it intends to push for a harmonised European standard on organic and natural personal care and cosmetics in 2017.
06-Jan-2017 - Gastronomia is a term in the beauty and personal care industry increasingly used to describe the intersection of food and beauty trends, and is particularly rising to prominence as part...
05-Jan-2017 - Seppic, a major ingredients player in the beauty and personal care industry, has confirmed the acquisition of Serdex, a division of Bayer.
04-Jan-2017 - Having launched its first store presence in Nigeria last year, French beauty brand Yves Rocher has taken a step forward with the opening of its second outlet.
21-Dec-2016 - It has been a big year for merger and acquisition activity among some of the biggest players in the fine chemical and ingredients supplier segment.
21-Dec-2016 - As rapid growth in natural and natural-based cosmetics and personal care products continues, formulators are under pressure to develop products that meet this demand without compromising efficacy.
20-Dec-2016 - The first submissions are coming in for the Beauty Industry Awards so you don't want to miss out on getting your own entries into this industry leading competition that will...
20-Dec-2016 - We’ve seen some fantastic materials launched this year with strong science and significant clinically proven results. There is no doubt ‘high science’ was on the agenda. Here are industry expert Belinda Carli's...
13-Dec-2016 - The naturals movement has always married food trends with beauty, and this is increasingly becoming known under the umbrella of ‘gastronomia’. We take a look at the latest trend from...
08-Dec-2016 - A French funding and development organisation recently launched a new ‘Performance Accelerator’ programme, and picked out ingredients manufacturer Alban Muller as one of its first companies to back.
29-Nov-2016 - Launched just this week Oleum Vera is the latest brand from MMTUM, a company based in Montreal, Canada, that’s creatively commercializing DIY for an array of industries.
25-Nov-2016 - According to Mintel, only 3% of face care launches had the word ‘pollution’ in marketing last year, suggesting there is huge room for growth in this category. In the final...
22-Nov-2016 - Solabia, ingredients manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of a France-based company that specialises in biosphere-sourced materials.
17-Nov-2016 - Clariant is responding to the challenge posed by natural sun care: how to balance green formulations with the high consumer demands for an appealing product in regard to its sensory...
15-Nov-2016 - With stem cell science coming under criticism from some quarters, an expert in the field calls for clarity in an exclusive interview with CosmeticsDesign.
11-Nov-2016 - The biggest cosmetic and personal care players are making huge inroads on their sustainability objectives, consistently raising the bar in an effort to reduce energy and waste.
04-Nov-2016 - Symrise, global fragrance and ingredients supplier, has been picked out for its efforts in sustainability, with the company having been nominated for the 2016 German Sustainability Award.
26-Oct-2016 - Formulators and other experts from across personal care gathered in London last week for the second in-cosmetics Formulation Summit, and debated the theme of protection.
21-Oct-2016 - With anti-pollution now a primary focus for personal care innovation, how the trend interacts with other consumer demands is a key consideration.
20-Oct-2016 - Ethical claims are one of the hottest topics in the industry as brands rush to meet the demands of an increasingly socially conscious consumer. But where is this trend going?
19-Oct-2016 - Researchers from Brazil and Europe have found a use for an oil byproduct that they believe could save cosmetic ingredient manufactures money.
18-Oct-2016 - A leading ingredients supplier, DSM, has announced that one of its sites has been awarded a Fair Trade certification.
13-Oct-2016 - The finalists for the third Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced and are all the running for the top category prizes to be announced in Paris on October 24th.
11-Oct-2016 - A new study by the University of Geneva claims to show that aluminum salts, widely used in antiperspirants and deodorants, could be environmental breast carcinogens.