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Skin Allergy Awards 2017: the brands winning for sensitive skin

28-Apr-2017 - This year’s AllergyAward 2017 event, run by AllergyCertified, took place in London and recognised brands making market-leading products designed for consumers who suffer from allergies.

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

28-Apr-2017 - Pollution is a global reality and a particular concern in urban areas. Whether it’s from light, gases, particulate matter, organic compounds, or heavy metals, ingredient and personal care makers serving...

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Focus on South Korea by COSMED: changes in cosmetic categories

28-Apr-2017 - In this guest article, COSMED, the professional association of the cosmetic industry in France, takes a look at Korea’s impact onto cosmetics categories and how regulation works in the country....

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

27-Apr-2017 - At this week’s Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology the beauty, fragrance, and personal care maker will present new data connecting both environmental and biological factors to skin...

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

27-Apr-2017 - The start of this month saw London play host to this year’s edition of in-cosmetics Global, a leading industry trade show bringing together professionals from across the supply chain. Here,...

How to engage with the trade press: top tips revealed

27-Apr-2017 - At the recent in-cosmetics Global tradeshow, CosmeticsDesign presented a workshop on how to engage with the B2B press. Here, we reveal the highlights.

What are the trends to watch? Devices, DIY, bathing and men’s, Google says

27-Apr-2017 - Google has compiled data to curate a beauty trends report. Here, we take a look at its top predictions for the period ahead: devices, DIY, bathing and male grooming.

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

26-Apr-2017 - The Netherlands – based specialty chemical supplier announced this week the opening of its newest facility, a laboratory equipped to deliver formulations, testing, and more to clients in the US....

Gender equality in Japan drives Shiseido’s latest agreement

26-Apr-2017 - Cosmetics and personal care powerhouse, Shiseido, signs an agreement with UN Women, the UN organisation committed to achieving gender equality and empowerment,  to promote gender equality in Japan.

How blue and infrared light affects the skin: the future of the antipollution beauty?

26-Apr-2017 - The impact of infrared and blue light (from screens) on the skin is an area that the anti-pollution trend is tipped to move into next: we ask an expert about...

Beauty ingredients: Google on global cross-market trends

26-Apr-2017 - Google has revealed its insight into some of the major trends defining beauty and personal care ingredients: we take a look the internet giant’s findings.

Organic beauty: trust and labelling in focus

26-Apr-2017 - Organic beauty hit the headlines in the UK this week, as the Soil Association released a report suggesting that consumers are being misled by current labelling on products.

Shiseido reveals wrinkle improving capabilities of retinol formulation

25-Apr-2017 - Japanese multinational personal care giant, Shiseido, conducted a clinical trial into the effect and efficacy of retinol active ingredients in improving wrinkles.

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Coming clean: how to respond to product claims scrutiny

25-Apr-2017 - Regulatory authorities are taking seriously certain claims about cosmetics products, and companies must ensure compliance while also remaining competitive, says Caroline Cardoso, head of cosmetics at ProductLife Group.

Masks and masking: Google on global cross-market trends

25-Apr-2017 - Google has emphasised that masking is increasingly a dominant, global trend: we take a closer look at the internet giant’s findings on the segment.

Unilever: do first quarter results suggest it can continue solo?

25-Apr-2017 - With the multinational consumer goods giant recent first quarter results revealing an unexpected boost to sales growth, commentators suggest it’s a sign Unilever can go it alone.

CIDP pursues anti-pollution and sun care substantiation claims

24-Apr-2017 - The Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), focuses on blue light study protocol and its personal care developments after obtaining ISO-certification....

Anti-pollution is massive but complicated. Here’s why

21-Apr-2017 - The anti-pollution trend is possibly one of the hottest topics in the beauty industry right now, but as it continues to boom its evolution is far from being clear cut.

DSM launches focus on different aspects of skin care

21-Apr-2017 - Cosmetics Design caught up with DSM's new head of marketing and innovation to find out about the company's new skin care launches, which focus on taking UV filters to the...

Phenotyping: the future of customised beauty?

21-Apr-2017 - Sagentia, a technology and product development services company, has released a white paper that suggests phenotyping will shape the future of customised beauty.

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

20-Apr-2017 - This Saturday is Earth Day, a global celebration that brings attention to environmental protection needs and initiatives. To coincide with the event, L’Oréal has release its 2016 progress report on...

New DNA-based technology ensures formulation integrity

20-Apr-2017 - At the recent in-cosmetics Global, we caught up with Barbara Brockway, who explained about how the latest technology from Applied DNA Sciences can be used to ensure formulation integrity throughout...

Google reveals spotlight trends for three key regions

20-Apr-2017 - Google has compiled data to curate a beauty trends report that identifies and compares consumer habits and demands across three key global markets: the US, France and Japan.

Anti-pollution claims: How R&D-backed packaging is influencing consumers

19-Apr-2017 - The huge anti-pollution trend started off in the Asia Pacific region, where markets such as China, Korea and Japan continue to be the main source of innovation and a constantly...

J&J Innovaton picks its top beauty startup: biotech wins out

19-Apr-2017 - Johnson & Johnson Innovation recently held a pitching competition for beauty startups, and selected a biotech company as its winner.

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