Breaking News on Cosmetics Formulation & Packaging in EuropeUS editionAPAC edition

Colour Cosmetics

News headlines

Indie Beauty Profile

Katy Foxcroft, Tancream

18-Sep-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katy Foxcroft, co-founder of Tancream, explains how she and her team have worked to develop a new category within sun care.

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

18-Sep-2017 - With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128  provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we explore how beneficial a globally-recognised and applied natural labeling standard is. 

Special Newsletter: Natural and Organic Labelling

Why consumers struggle with natural and organic labelling and how to fix it

15-Sep-2017 - Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out how things can be simplified.

Science spotlight: in-cosmetics Formulation Summit approaching

15-Sep-2017 - A leading events series for the beauty and personal care industry, in-cosmetics, is gearing up to host the 2017 edition of its Formulation Summit next month.

European project to boost knowledge of natural substances releases first results

15-Sep-2017 - UNITIS, the European Organization of Cosmetic Ingredients Industries and Services, held its annual General Assembly in Paris in June, at which latest findings on toxicological knowledge of natural substances were released.

Special Newsletter: Natural and organic labelling

Soil Association on COSMOS certification: 'Consider long-term strategy when it comes to naturals and organics'

15-Sep-2017 - We caught up with the Soil Association, the UK's leading farming charity and organic certification body, on the COSMOS certification, the current state of the natural and organic beauty market, and what brands need to do to stay ahead of the competition.

Special Newsletter: Natural and Organic Labelling

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

15-Sep-2017 - Depending on whom you ask, personal care and cosmetic regulations in the US are overly nuanced, too convoluted, or not exacting enough. All the same, trends and marketing strategies have collided in recent years to make ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ beauty product labeling delightfully problematic. Here, Cosmetics Design explores the challenge.

Color cosmetics line Fenty Beauty is changing the rules for celebrity brands

14-Sep-2017 - The long-anticipated makeup collection from singer, actress, and business woman Rihanna launched globally late last week and is a real entrepreneurial departure from both the indie-startup approach and the one-off celebrity business strategy that’s been so common in the fragrance category.

Experimentation now key for beauty: Euromonitor on ASOS cosmetics launch

14-Sep-2017 - With ASOS having just made a decisive step into the beauty world with its launch of a cosmetics range, market analysis suggest it’s a signal that ‘experimentation’ is now crucial in the industry.

Organic trade briefing on ‘The Changing Face of Organic Retailing’ approaching

13-Sep-2017 - The Soil Association, a leading organic certification body and farming charity, is gearing up to run a trade briefing day next week.

Sustainable sourcing for beauty: what’s the outlook?

13-Sep-2017 - Companies looking to develop and maintain a sustainable profile need to ensure the visibility and transparency of their sourcing: one upcoming industry event is set to consider this hot topic.

Brexit factsheet: new update released by trade body

13-Sep-2017 - The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) has released a factsheet that outlines the UK cosmetics industry position on the EU exit negotiations.

ASOS launches first own-brand beauty range

12-Sep-2017 - Online retailer ASOS has announced it will launch its first eponymous beauty collection, ‘ASOS Make-up’, on 20th September.

Solvay rejoins Dow Jones Sustainability Index

08-Sep-2017 - The World Dow Jones Sustainability Index has been announced for 2017, and following a concerted effort to raise the company’s sustainability objectives over the past two years Solvay is again on the list.

Symrise gains ‘Green Company’ seal

08-Sep-2017 - Symrise has been certified as a ‘Green Company’ for a second time by DQS CFS, the German Association for Sustainability, in recognition of its commitment to sustainable processes.

Coty and Story collaborate on beauty retail pop-up shop in New York City

07-Sep-2017 - Today through October 8th, the theme at Story’s curated retail boutique on Manhattan’s west side is beauty; and the Coty brands CoverGirl, Clairol, Rimmel, and Sally Hansen are merchandized in a digitally engaging, Instagram-ready , fully interactive shop alongside complementary beauty and lifestyle products from a full array of brands.

HCP acquires Rusi Cosmetics to expand in European packaging market

06-Sep-2017 - Cosmetic packaging provider HCP has acquired Rusi Cosmetics, another leading cosmetic packaging player serving the European market.

Marketing pros to get special attention at second annual in-cosmetics North America trade show

05-Sep-2017 - Last year the global event series for cosmetics manufacturers made its North American debut with a show in New York City. For 2017, the show organizers are adding dedicated programming for marketers and product development professionals. This, in addition to the usual roster of exhibiting suppliers, features, and business opportunities.

Personal care chemical supplier Wacker marks 40 years in Brazil

05-Sep-2017 - The ingredient maker celebrated the milestone Monday in São Paulo, where the company’s American headquarters are located. Wacker isn’t resting on its laurels though, the company has already begun building its next multifunctional facility in South America.

Is paraben research sensationalised?

05-Sep-2017 - Research can be used to support amazing and important findings – it can also unfortunately be taken the wrong way before a true causative relationship is established, to create fear.

Related News

Key Industry Events

Product Innovation