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Exclusive interview

What will it take to turn around The Body Shop? Part II

24-Mar-2017 - Once the darling of the cosmetics world, The Body Shop has lost its sparkle in recent years. So what will it take to reinvigorate the business and who is best...

L’Oreal’s travel unit annual results

24-Mar-2017 - Global beauty player L’Oréal’s travel retail business has enjoyed a strong financial year in 2016, according to its annual report, and describes itself as the number one leader in travel...

Symrise releases 2016 results: strong growth

24-Mar-2017 - Symrise enjoyed strong sales and earnings growth during 2016, according to its recent report.

Exclusive interview

What will it take to turn around The Body Shop? Part I

23-Mar-2017 - With speculation mounting over the uncertain future of The Body Shop, we asked two experts from the Kline Group about what went wrong and what type of business should take...

Eurofragrance to expand fine fragrance business in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

23-Mar-2017 - This month the Barcelona-based company announced plans to grow its presence and production capacity in Latin America. As part of its strategy, Eurofragrance has hired a new general manager for...

Guest article

Sustainability: the role of the ingredient supplier

23-Mar-2017 - In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month,  Chris Sayner, Vice President of Customer Alliances Corporate Sustainability, Croda International Plc  explains how the ingredients supplier role has evolved with the...

Innovation Zone in-cosmetics preview: Rainbow cream by Gova

23-Mar-2017 - Ahead of the in-cosmetics event, we shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative ingredients and formulas set to be on display at its Innovation Zone.

ProDERM webinar on raman spectroscopy in dermatological trials announced

23-Mar-2017 - A clinical research organisation, proDERM, has announced it will be hosting a free-to-attend webinar on raman spectroscopy in dermatology trials.

Consumers trust ‘someone like me’ more than anyone else

22-Mar-2017 - Jennifer Cohan, president of the communications and marketing firm Edelman, shared new insights on consumer trust—and mistrust—when she spoke to cosmetics and personal care industry leaders and executives gathered for...

Halal producers target non-Muslim and ethical lifestyle consumers

22-Mar-2017 - Market research company, Mintel, finds that while the Muslim population continues to grow in APAC, halal cosmetics players are seeking certification to enter the non-Muslim cosmetics sector.

Kraft Heinz hostile Unilever bid sparks UK debate

22-Mar-2017 - Following on from the failed attempt by Kraft Heinz to acquire consumer giant Unilever, a UK politician has argued that there needs to be greater protection from foreign takeover bids.

Truth or dare? Natural color cosmetics that work

22-Mar-2017 - Whether from natural-first indie brands like Evelyn Iona or top beauty industry companies like L’Oréal, color cosmetics formulated partially or entirely with natural ingredients are gaining popularity. And effective all-natural...

Avon Products to hire a new UK-based General Counsel

21-Mar-2017 - On Monday, the social-selling beauty company announced that the current chief ethics officer and chief compliance offer will be retiring from Avon as soon as a successor is chosen.

Innovation Zone in-cosmetics preview: SensAmone P5 by Mibelle for sensitive skin

21-Mar-2017 - Ahead of the in-cosmetics event, we’re shining a spotlight on some of the most innovative ingredients and formulas set to be on display at its Innovation Zone.

US colour cosmetics paves the way for global trends

21-Mar-2017 - The colour cosmetics market is probably the fastest moving beauty category thanks to new looks with each fashion season. But in recent years it has been the US market that...

Lucas Meyer to roll out two new ingredients at in-cosmetics Global

21-Mar-2017 - Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has built a reputation for itself as one of the most innovative ingredients players in the market, and has traditionally used in-cosmetics as its global launch pad.

Nordic beauty brand OleHenriksen relaunches

20-Mar-2017 - “With the brand relaunch, it’s now easier than ever to achieve the Ole Glow and become your own skincare expert,” says the brand’s namesake. Henricksen also believes that the update...

Selfie style: how the consumer hunger to be picture-perfect is impacting cosmetics

17-Mar-2017 - In this trend special, we take a look at why and how ‘selfie culture’ is impacting on colour cosmetics.

in-cosmetics Global special

Customisation and cosmetics – the changing game of make-up

17-Mar-2017 - In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Belinda Carli of the Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals what consumers are really looking for when it...

Innovation Zone in-cosmetics preview: All Organic Treasures IZ

17-Mar-2017 - Ahead of the in-cosmetics event, we shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative ingredients and formulas set to be on display at its Innovation Zone.

DuPont Tate & Lyle celebrates biotech ingredient milestone

16-Mar-2017 - The two companies formed a joint venture ten years ago and this month in Tennessee brought together partners, distributors, customers, local officials, employees, and the press to mark the anniversary...

Anti-pollution beauty and hair care: your questions answered

16-Mar-2017 - At our recent anti-pollution forum, we gathered industry experts to discuss the global rising trend. Here, we look back at some of the top questions submitted by listeners on the...

Puig buys up Greek cosmetics brand Apivita

16-Mar-2017 - The Greek press have been speculating for months over who would buy up premium cosmetic brand Apivita and it has just confirmed that Puig has snapped it up.

Lipoid Kosmetik gets in on anti-pollution trend

16-Mar-2017 - Expect to see a rash of new product launches targeting the very hot anti-pollution trend at next month’s in-cosmetics Global event in London, and Lipoid Kosmetik is one of them....

Latest e-commerce trends influencing China

15-Mar-2017 - At eTail Asia 2017, Ann Wang, General Manager of Performance Advertising Solution, Online Media Group, Tencent, revealed how Chinese brands can succeed amid the country’s online market environment and evolving...

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