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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’Oréal on evolving beauty travel retail

21-Oct-2016 - L’Oréal has spoken of the huge impact that new consumer groups are having on travel retail, noting that the retail segment is evolving ‘at the speed of light”.

How does the green trend relate to anti-pollution?

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.

Getting ethical claims right is crucial as trend heads for mainstream

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?

Five strange habits of consumers you’re never going to change

19-Oct-2016 - We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits...

Euromonitor: Who are the leaders when it comes to anti-pollution?

13-Oct-2016 - Anti-pollution is currently top of the industry’s agenda, and Euromonitor International has released a blog outlining the trend and the key players within it.

Beauty and the sharing economy: what’s the future?

13-Oct-2016 - A new report from market research firm Euromonitor examines the rise of the sharing economy and considers its impact onto beauty.

Finalists announced for the Sustainable Beauty Awards

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.

Consumers still favour beauty brand websites over other digital content

12-Oct-2016 - Despite the dominance of beauty bloggers being a hot topic for beauty marketing, new research suggests brands themselves  still hold a fair amount of sway over online influence.

Biotech: Engineering the future of fragrance, cosmetics, and personal care

10-Oct-2016 - From ingredient sourcing through to finished products, biotechnology is changing the way beauty gets made.

What does pollution mean for your skin?

06-Oct-2016 - This is the question in-cosmetics Asia 2016’s New Spotlight On feature will examine when it will display a range of anti-pollution products and the latest innovative ingredients helping to redress...

IFSCC 2016 congress kicks off October 30th

04-Oct-2016 - The annual gathering of cosmetic chemists and affiliated beauty industry professionals is just weeks away and the program is packed with scientific educational sessions, technical exhibits, and lively opportunities for...

Natural beauty retailers awarded in the UK

30-Sep-2016 - National awards for the leading beauty retailers of natural products have been announced, with Waitrose, Debenhams and Beauty Kitchen among the winners.

What’s next in the K-Beauty boom?

29-Sep-2016 - The K-Beauty boom shows no signs of slowing down and is evolving to keep up with consumer demands.

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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