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Are you looking to know which markets are the most lucrative, emerging and how the developed markets are getting on? Or maybe what segments are doing best or which areas are tipped for future growth?

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L’Oreal’s personalisation foundation system to hit Europe next spring

29-Sep-2016 - Lancome, L’Oreal-owned beauty brand,  has enjoyed success in the US for its customisable foundation, and is now gearing up to launch in the UK in Spring 2017.

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

Insight from the US: latest in organic beauty

23-Sep-2016 - A market research firm dedicated to retail of organics in the US is set to reveal its insights to a European audience next week.

What impact could the customisation trend have on fragrance?

22-Sep-2016 - Fragrance may be able to find a much-needed boost in the rising trend of personalisation, according to Mintel.

Natural and organic labelling rise set to continue

22-Sep-2016 - The global cosmetics industry has seen a considerable increase in the use of ethical, natural and organic labels, which is having a positive effect on the Asia-Pacific market.

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

Euromonitor on the rise of the ‘eco-worrier’ and what it means for beauty

21-Sep-2016 - Euromonitor has released a report on the ‘eco-worrier’ global consumer profile, and explained what impact their spending habits will have on beauty.

in-cosmetics Asia 2016 presents latest innovations in beauty and personal care

20-Sep-2016 - This year’s event, which houses hundreds of leading global innovative brands, will focus on changing consumer demands in product selection, placement and pricing.

in-cosmetics made its North American debut this month, and here’s what happened

19-Sep-2016 - The bustling international cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade show held it’s first-ever event in New York City recently, and the educational sessions, live demos, trends presentations, award ceremony, formulations...

Beauty from within goes digital: will this reinvent the category?

16-Sep-2016 - A new app is set for launch that aims to tackle the problem the beauty supplements segment has faced in getting consumers to commit to taking products for the timescales...

Symrise lauded for sustainability efforts as environmental concerns take centre stage

16-Sep-2016 - Symrise has been awarded a gold status for its corporate social responsibility by sustainability rating agency, EcoVadis, at a time when market researchers are picking out sustainability as a key...

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Eco-friendly sunscreens: shining a light on the challenges and opportunities

13-Sep-2016 - Although naturals is a dominant trend for beauty, its fellow trend of eco-friendly, sustainable cosmetics is seeing rising consumer enthusiasm too: sunscreens are a key segment where this looks set...

Can the popularity of Facekinis be attributed to the skin whitening trend?

08-Sep-2016 - As the popularity of Facekinis has continued over the summer, is this an extension of the prominent skin whitening trend or merely a fashion statement?

From Power Ranger to skin care entrepreneur: The Jennifer Yen story

06-Sep-2016 - At the recent Cosmoprof North America event in Las Vegas, Cosmetics Design got to talk with Power Rangers star Jennifer Yen about how she diversified her acting career to also...

**Special Focus: Fragrance**

Fragrance in Europe: a mid-year roundup of 2016 developments

02-Sep-2016 - In this special on the fragrance segment, we take a look back through our archives at the latest innovations, acquisitions and business strategies from fragrance players across the supply chain,...

L’Oreal uses first ever male model in a cosmetics campaign

01-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has become the first beauty brand to feature a male model in a colour cosmetics campaign for its True Match foundation range.

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part III

30-Aug-2016 - Anti-pollution is a key rising trend: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find...

Brazil’s Truss cosmetics to further expand internationally

29-Aug-2016 - Exports account for nearly 20% of the hair care company’s business. And now Truss, like similar beauty brands in the region, is looking to reach more markets in the Middle...

Special focus: Male grooming

Male polish and armpit shaving: latest developments and predictions for male grooming

26-Aug-2016 - Once a key buzzword in beauty trends, is it fair to say male grooming has now lost its edge? We take a look back through our archives at recent shifts...

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part II

25-Aug-2016 - Anti-pollution is a key rising trend: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find...

P&G unimpressed by targeted Facebook advertising

25-Aug-2016 - Global personal care player Procter & Gamble has voiced its dissatisfaction with the reach of targeted Facebook advertising, and has said it intends to redistribute its spending on the platform.

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part I

24-Aug-2016 - Anti-pollution is a key rising trend for the beauty and personal care industry: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director...

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

24-Aug-2016 - Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor...

2016 - a momentous year for the halal segment in Asia

24-Aug-2016 - In 2016, Cosmetics Design witnessed brands and governments in non-Muslim majority countries in Asia become more eager than ever to invest and grow the halal industry. Here, we take a...

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