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Fortune magazine puts DSM second in its ‘Change the World’ List

22-Sep-2017 - DSM has scooped second place in Fortune’s annual list of companies that it deems to be making a positive social impact.

UK government offers support to organic businesses

22-Sep-2017 - In further confirmation of the economic strength seen in the segment, recent moves have been made by both the UK government to support organic consumer goods businesses, particularly exporters.

Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 will open 10 beauty specialty stores this year

21-Sep-2017 - In collaboration with the retail real estate company GGP, Forever 21 has plans for over a dozen stand-alone beauty boutiques meant to deliver the experiences and products that millennial and...

IFF expands flavours facility in Egypt

21-Sep-2017 - International Flavors & Fragrances has opened a fully renovated and expanded facility in Cairo, Egypt.

Eurofins goes global with acquisition of Australian sun care testing player

21-Sep-2017 - Eurofins, a global group of laboratories providing testing services to consumer goods industries, has announced the acquisition of Dermatest, a major sun care testing company in Australia.

Shiseido adds and recalls facial lines

20-Sep-2017 - While personal care conglomerate, Shiseido, ramps up its facial expression project with a new face skin care cream, it also announced the voluntary recollection of its Integrate Killer Wink Gel...

Dangerous counterfeit perfume prosecutions in UK

20-Sep-2017 - A couple in the UK have been prosecuted for selling counterfeit perfumes containing dangerous levels of methanol, with the products in question, if genuine, totalling a value of £175,000.

Euromonitor: latest fragrance data for Europe

20-Sep-2017 - Euromonitor has revealed its latest data exclusively to Cosmetics Design for the fragrance market in Europe.

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

19-Sep-2017 - A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic...

ADF&PCD gears up for next European edition

19-Sep-2017 - The aerosol dispensing forum (ADF) and the packaging of perfume cosmetics & design (PCD) trade shows are are gearing up for the ‘leading packaging event of the year’ with their...

Lonza appoints new Global Head of Skin Care Technology

19-Sep-2017 - Lonza, a major supplier across the pharma, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, has announced the appointment of a new global head of skin care technology for its personal care businesses.

L’Oreal: Research & Innovation expert on the potential of the microbiome in hair care

19-Sep-2017 - The skin care sector has been quick to start working out how to tap into the potential of the microbiome in recent months, but is it time for hair care...

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...

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...

Exclusive interview

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...

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...

JooMo launches new body wash with skin bacteria tech

15-Sep-2017 - British cosmetics start-up JooMo has launched the next in its series of products that claim to work with the skin’s natural microbiome: a body wash ‘that gets the skin to...

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Soil Association on COSMOS certification: 'Consider long-term strategy'

20-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...

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...

Finalists announced for 2017 L’Oréal Women in Digital NEXT Generation Award

14-Sep-2017 - This week, the beauty powerhouse announced the three brands that are still in the running for L’Oréal’s annual award honoring tech innovations that are set to change the cosmetics and...

UK company develops ‘Fitbit for skin care’

14-Sep-2017 - Cutitronics, a UK university spin-off company, says it is getting closer to launching a ‘Fitbit for your skin’, a technology that could help companies deliver tailor-made skin care products for...

Clariant scoops ‘best-in-class’ in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

14-Sep-2017 - Clariant, a global specialty chemicals company, has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for this year, making this its fifth consecutive year in the rankings.

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...

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