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Dove’s baby-specific skin care: proof of the category’s potential?

26-May-2017 - With baby- and child-specific products in the spotlight, we take a look at Dove’s international push on its Dove Baby range.

SIMPPAR gearing up to welcome perfumery players to Paris

26-May-2017 - The Salon International des Matières Premières pour la Parfumerie is set to host its biennial international exhibition in Paris, 14th-15th June.

How does Benefit Cosmetics dominate the brow market so successfully?

26-May-2017 - Benefit Cosmetics is something of a brow behemoth: according to NPD market research, it enjoys a 50% UK market share in the £20m category - a category that has grown...

Cetaphil marks 70-year brand anniversary

25-May-2017 - The Nestlé Skin Health product line got its start in 1947, has expanded over the years to include cleansers, moisturizers, and sun care. And, now the global brand has plans...

New delivery technology enables Linnea to launch unique botanical ingredients portfolio

25-May-2017 - Switzerland-based pharma solutions provider Linnea is targeting cosmetics and personal care thanks to new delivery technology that brings its botanical extracts to the skin care category for the first time.

Spotlight on Biomimetic Materials

25-May-2017 - Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking...

Feature

What is the skin microbiome, and why does it matter to the beauty industry?

25-May-2017 - The relationship between the microbiome and healthy skin has been described by commentators as ‘the next microbiome frontier’, with huge potential tipped for the beauty and personal care industry.

RSPO European Roundtable 2017 approaching

25-May-2017 - The 2017 European edition of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is due to take place in London, June 12 -13, looking to focus on how the body can make...

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K-beauty forecasting: product trends making it West

25-May-2017 - In this guest article, K-beauty consultant Ju Rhyu reveals her insights into the new Korean beauty products and categories making their way to western markets.

The Estée Lauder Companies announce new leadership for skin care, hair, and color cosmetics brands

24-May-2017 - This week the beauty company announced new executives and a leadership transition plan that will affect four prestige and luxury brands. The changes taking place are meant to ensure accelerated...

Dr. Straetmans GmbH acquired by Evonik

24-May-2017 - Evonik has acquired Hamburg-based cosmetics ingredients manufacturer Dr Straetmans GmbH for reportedly just under 100 million euros ($107 million).

Lush: leading the way on sustainable premium products?

24-May-2017 - Lush, an international personal care brand, has launched a range of products that suggest it is pushing ahead with sustainable premium skin care products.

Nordic consumer goods player expands in personal care

24-May-2017 - Orkla, a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions in the Nordic region, has announced it is making strides into personal care.

L'Oréal hair care earns Cradle to Cradle certifications

23-May-2017 - Biolage R.A.W. Nourish shampoo and conditioner from L'Oréal USA have attained high marks from the third-party certifying body for environmental and social responsibility.

Euromonitor analyst weighs in on Colgate-Palmolive potential sale

23-May-2017 - Euromonitor, a market research provider, has released analyst insight on the potential Colgate-Palmolive sale.

Unilever eyes Latin American markets with major new acquisition

23-May-2017 - Unilever has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the personal care and home care brands of Quala, a Latin American consumer goods company.

The science behind sun protection: CTPA on sunscreen efficacy

23-May-2017 - The Cosmetics, Toiletry and Perfumery Association has released a statement aimed at reassuring consumers when it comes to trust in sunscreen products.

Exclusive interview

Coppertone—a legacy sun care brand fashioning a future through consumer trust, greater transparency, and innovative textures

22-May-2017 - Cosmetics Design reached out to Lisa Perez, marketing director at Coppertone, to learn how Bayer’s well-known sunscreen brand is strategically repositioning itself, educating consumers, and updating its products to keep...

L’Occitane speeds up expansion into colour makeup

19-May-2017 - L’Occitane International S.A. has announced it is taking a 40% stake in US-based natural skin care and personalized makeup company, LimeLight.

Mintel launches ‘flagship’ British lifestyles market report

19-May-2017 - Market research firm Mintel has released its latest data and insight on British lifestyles, and here, we present its findings on beauty and personal care.

Unilever begins share buy-back programme

19-May-2017 - Today, Unilever has begun its previously announced share buyback programme.

Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson joins Applied DNA Sciences board of directors

18-May-2017 - The supply chain tech company was apparently seeking a board member with significant cosmetics and personal care industry expertise. And Ferguson’s experience with companies like Revlon and Estée Lauder made...

Skin supplement company’s UV protection study wins award

18-May-2017 - Lycored, a major player in the nutritional supplements industry, has been awarded for its study demonstrating how Lycopene-Rich Tomato Nutrition Complex (TNC) and lutein can protect against light radiation at...

Exclusive interview

DIY beauty trend hits Germany

18-May-2017 - With DIY beauty now regularly called out as a rising trend for the industry, we catch up with one company making strides in this area.

Makeup in Paris opens next month

18-May-2017 - A month ahead of this year’s edition of the Makeup in Paris trade show, we take a look at some of the highlights planned for the event.

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