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Cosmeeting 2014 to open its doors in Paris next week

29-Aug-2014 - A re-branded and re-vamped Cosmeeting 2014 will open its doors in Paris from September 9 – 11, promising to highlight the latest trends and products.

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

27-Aug-2014 - With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting...

DNA profiling paving the way in personalised beauty

27-Aug-2014 - Bespoke beauty treatments based on the individual's genetic code are no longer a notion of the future. Here, Cosmetics Design looks at what biotech companies are doing to advance the segment....

Energy category brushes up against toothpaste

26-Aug-2014 - The rapidly broadening energy category has a new platform – energy toothpaste which has been launched in Russia.

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

25-Aug-2014 - Innovative technologies and products have revolutionised the hair straightening category and made it one of the most dynamic hair care categories, driven by demand for hair control and lifestyle changes. ...

Luxury fashion houses turning to cosmetic lines to create brand awareness

22-Aug-2014 - Fashion houses are heavily investing in beauty lines as they acknowledge brand awareness on a greater platform can be accessed through the global demand for premium cosmetics.

European suppliers turn to Beraca for representation at in-cosmetics Brazil

20-Aug-2014 - A host of Europe-based ingredient manufacturers have entered a strategic partnership with Beraca for the in-cosmetics Brazil event held in Sao Paulo, September 9-10, as they look to further penetrate...

Ingredients supplier tips nutricosmetics to boost skin lightening market

19-Aug-2014 - Spanish ingredients supplier Monteloeder believes beauty from within is going to trigger further growth in the market for skin lightening products as consumers shift from topically applied products to dietary...

Creating brand loyalty most beneficial in facial care

19-Aug-2014 - Creating brand loyalty appears to be beneficial in the skin care arena, particularly facial care, but isn’t always the case for other personal care categories such as colour cosmetics.

Mintel recognises Korea potential and expands beauty coverage

13-Aug-2014 - Mintel Beauty & Personal Care announces it has expanded its coverage and GNPD scope in South Korea as the market continues to grow in Asia-Pacific.

Savvier consumers continue to drive demand for natural cosmetics

13-Aug-2014 - George Korres, founder of leading global natural cosmetics brand Korres, believes that the driving force for natural cosmetics is and will continue to be an increasingly knowledgeable consumer.

Is platinum the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing? - La Prairie thinks so!

13-Aug-2014 - Diamonds, gold, mother-of-pearl and quartz have all become popular ingredients in skin care of late. Now, platinum is being deemed as the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing.

Croda’s cosmetics launches get the superfoods treatment

07-Aug-2014 - Specialty chemical company Croda has latched onto the superfoods trend with the launch of its new Hydroastivum P and Crodasone P ingredients for skin and hair applications.

Euromonitor believes P&G has more to do after brand divestment

07-Aug-2014 - Procter & Gamble’s announcement about divesting 100 brands suggests that it still has more to do going forward as it looks to cut costs, according to an industry expert.

Naturex Personal Care becomes latest UEBT member

07-Aug-2014 - Naturex Personal Care is the newest member of the Union for Ethical BioTrade stating that ethical sourcing has become very important in the cosmetics industry, and setting down a marker...


Sun care focus: Highlights in 2014 so far…

06-Aug-2014 - takes a look at the top sun care stories from the cosmetics industry this year, focusing on the new market trends and latest research.

UK colour cosmetics market to reach £1bn sales in 2014 says Mintel

05-Aug-2014 - New product innovations and smaller sizes are boosting colour cosmetics sales in the UK with big gains expected in the mass market whilst the prestige segment has benefitted from consumers...

Europe looks stronger for L’Oréal, but strength of Euro leads to losses

01-Aug-2014 - L’Oréal has posted strong underling global results, with revenues in Western Europe also showing signs of recovery, but a strong Euro negates much of the gains.

How to market anti-ageing to men? In the UK less is more

31-Jul-2014 - UK men want products to be marketed simply without a lot of adjectives or hype around ‘anti-ageing’ or ‘rejuvenation’ and marketing these products should follow this message.

First ever in-cosmetics Brazil event to open its doors in September

30-Jul-2014 - The in-cosmetics team is taking its event to South America for the first time when it opens the doors to its in-cosmetics Brasil event over a two day period from...

Mintel: a gallery of hair care innovations

30-Jul-2014 - According to Mintel, there are many opportunities to drive sales in the mature shampoo/conditioner market, from more beauty-enhancing/functional men's shampoos to products featuring positive and aspirational benefits for older women. ...

Personalised potential for 45+ skin care market

30-Jul-2014 - There is a lot of potential for cosmetics manufacturers to target the saturated 45+ skin care market with personalised products rather than yet another ‘wrinkle cure’.

Organic personal care market likely to post double-digit annual growth to 2020

29-Jul-2014 - Most global regions are expected to post near double-digit annual growth in organic personal care over the next six years, a new market research report suggests.

L’Oréal sees digital give beauty business a boost and virtual mirror is just the start

29-Jul-2014 - The digital age is upon the beauty industry and will be a ‘game-changer’ according to the industry’s biggest cosmetics manufacturer, who has been driving forward following the launch of its...

Scientific skin care holds vast opportunity

25-Jul-2014 - Scientific skin care holds a great opportunity for beauty manufacturers as it merges the cosmetics industry with the medical industry, and the segment is tipped for growth.

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