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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?

Here you can stay up speed with the latest consumer trends, expert insight and market developments.

Urban skin stress technology part I: Entering the next era

25-Jul-2017 - Science and technology consultancy, Sagentia, releases its latest white paper on the progression of urban skin stress technologies.

Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2017 launched at UK parliament

20-Jul-2017 - This week saw the launch of the Black Beauty and Fashion Awards. The launch took place in the UK parliament, with UK MP Chi Onwurah saying black beauty will be...

At Cosmoprof NA, innovative tech promises fast, flawless beauty solutions

19-Jul-2017 - Skin care, hair care, color cosmetics—the list goes on. Even as inventive beauty entrepreneurs develop new products, tools, and technologies that are changing consumer beauty routines and spending habits, ingredient-driven...

Walgreens launches UK brand Sleek MakeUP in the States

18-Jul-2017 - The drugstore chain announced this week that it's bringing color cosmetics brand Sleek MakeUP to the US market, not only at Walgreens locations but also at Ulta Beauty.

‘Cruelty-free’ cosmetics market to grow by over 6% in coming years

18-Jul-2017 - A new report suggests that there is still a lot of life in consumer appetite for cruelty-free product claims, with the market set to grow by 6.1% in the period 2017-2023.

News focus

Spotlight on European skin care market: Euromonitor exclusive

14-Jul-2017 - We take a look at the current state of the market, getting expert analyst insight into market size, growth, key trends and leading and emerging brands.

European consumers assert: ‘Yes, cosmetics matter’

13-Jul-2017 - Sometimes considered non-essential, consumers have come out in support of cosmetics in a recent survey conducted by trade association Cosmetics Europe.

Weleda on child-specific skin care trend

05-Jul-2017 - In further confirmation that skin care marketed at parents is on the rise, Weleda is launching three new ‘Kids Shampoo & Body Washes’ this summer.

Blue light and anti-pollution skin care: where the trend is heading

04-Jul-2017 - With everyone from ingredients manufacturers to finish product formulators keeping an eye on the blue light trend in skin care, we shine a spotlight on the trend.

Proving claims to maximise on beauty trends

30-Jun-2017 - Ahead of a new Open Academy for the industry in Europe, we caught up with one of the speakers on the challenges facing formulators in the region when it comes...

Listen to Cosmetics Design on Beauty is Your Business

27-Jun-2017 - Senior Correspondent Deanna Utroske is the guest on the latest edition of Beauty is Your Business, in which she chats with the podcast’s hosts about the indie beauty revolution, the...

bareMinerals launches an app with MatchCo technology

26-Jun-2017 - MADE-2-FIT is the first app from Shiseido since the multinational beauty company acquired MatchCo in January. Designed expressly for use on the iPhone, it’s now available to color cosmetics consumers...

Ingredient maker Evonik targets the active beauty market

21-Jun-2017 - The specialty chemical company showed an expanded collection of market-ready prototypes, known as the Active Lifestyle Concept, at the NYSCC Suppliers Day event earlier this year in New York City....

Britain’s beauty market set to hit £2 bn this year: makeup on the up

21-Jun-2017 - New research reveals that sales of colour cosmetics in the UK are set to reach £2 bn this year, up 7.2% from £1.8bn in 2016.

Vacuumed pores make it onto skin care to-do list

20-Jun-2017 - Skin vacuuming is the latest trend to hit Korea and Asia-Pacific as consumers seek to improve their skin’s appearance.

The four key trends to bucking stagnant premium fragrance sales

15-Jun-2017 - A new market research report has taken an in depth look at the premium fragrance category in the UK, and finds that, as in most markets worldwide, sales have stalled....

It’s consumer first when it comes to fragrance, report finds

14-Jun-2017 - The fragrance category has seen an about shift in recent years as consumers demand more targeted products, and this is underlined in a new report focusing on the UK market.

Save the date for our 2017 Skincare Ingredients conference – June 21st

14-Jun-2017 - Cosmetics Design is readying its seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, a chance to keep up to date on trends, network and stay on top of this...

Guest article

Indie beauty and social: a market analyst view

09-Jun-2017 - Further to our series of special edition articles on the indie beauty segment, we caught up with Jamie Mills, research analyst with GlobalData, on the power of social and how...

Protection: a rising trend in nail care

08-Jun-2017 - One key emerging trend influencing the nail care and polish segment is the consumer enthusiasm for protection trends.

L’Oréal launches an in-house app to welcome new hires

08-Jun-2017 - The beauty maker’s Fit Culture App is the first of its kind, a global digital tool that introduces new L’Oréal employees to the ins and outs of company culture—a culture...

Sun care pulse check: multifunction, naturals, and diverse protection claims

08-Jun-2017 - We get the latest data and analysis on the sun care category from Euromonitor International analyst, Maria Coronado.

Exclusive interview

Anti-pollution breaks into hair care and colour cosmetics

05-Jun-2017 - With the effects of pollution remaining a prominent concern for conscious consumers, we ask Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel, how companies are...

Special newsletter - Indie brands

How brands, big and small, are appealing to consumers’ emotions

05-Jun-2017 - Welcome to the latest special edition newsletter on indie brands, looking at how organisations are striving to understand consumer emotions to drive new product developments and marketing techniques.

Euromonitor on direct selling in a digital age

02-Jun-2017 - Market research provider Euromonitor International has released a white paper on what it predicts the future of direct selling will look like in the context of a digital age.

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