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Will King fights for personal care players in sluggish male grooming sector

Will King fights for personal care players in sluggish male grooming sector

The rambunctious founder of UK men’s grooming brand King of Shaves says he disagrees with the suggestion that the big personal care players do not know how to communicate with men.

Published: 08-Apr-2014

Sustainable palm oil is the only answer for cosmetics industry

Sustainable palm oil is the only answer for cosmetics industry

Chris Sayner

Vice President, Global Accounts - Croda

As we look to tackle deforestation and the consumer increasingly demands a more sustainable industry, Chris Sayner explains that the answer lies in sustainable palm oil.

Published: 25-Mar-2014

Mibelle Biochemistry unveils anti-ageing snow algae extract

Mibelle Biochemistry unveils anti-ageing snow algae extract

Dr Fred Zülli

Managing Director Biochemistry - Mibelle Biochemistry

An extract of snow algae can protect the skin against environmental stress factors and improve the barrier function and has been developed by Mibelle Biochemistry. Here, Dr Fred Zülli gives Cosmetics Design an exclusive insight.

Published: 19-Feb-2014

Merck launches new skin care actives

Merck launches new skin care actives

Dr Dagmar Kleefeld

Global Marketing Manager Cosmetics - Merck Performance Materials

Ingredients supplier Merck has launched new cosmetics actives and invited CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com down to give us an exclusive insight on the skin care ingredients.

Published: 01-Oct-2013

Colour cosmetics innovation must come from demand says Merck

Colour cosmetics innovation must come from demand says Merck

Miriam Becker

Head of Marketing Cosmetics - Pigments - Merck Performance Materials

It is vital to listen to customer demand and the latest trends when developing pigments for the cosmetics industry according to ingredients supplier Merck KGaA.

Published: 12-Sep-2013

The consumer wants a closer relationship with a product, says Pukka Herbs founder

The consumer wants a closer relationship with a product, says Pukka Herbs founder

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com caught up with Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist, Sebastian Pole after delivering a presentation on 'Niche brands building for success' at in-cosmetics in Barcelona.

Published: 24-Apr-2012

Swallowfield goes back to basics as it continues success across emerging markets

Swallowfield goes back to basics as it continues success across emerging markets

The UK-based cosmetics manufacturer has seen great success in the last 3 - 5 years, here CosmeticsDesign catches up with the company's CEO for an update on its developments.

Published: 28-Mar-2012

Open innovation gives companies competitive advantage, says expert at PCD

Open innovation gives companies competitive advantage, says expert at PCD

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com caught up with Paul France vice president of open innovation at MeadWestvaco after his presentation at PCD on how industry professionals can gain the competitive advantage through open innovation.

Published: 21-Feb-2012

Electronic skin care devices to be a market trend in 2012, says expert at PCD

Electronic skin care devices to be a market trend in 2012, says expert at PCD

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com caught up with Bruno Clamens, general manager of international company, Jackel Group that has successfully crossed from the baby care industry into cosmetics with electrical and mechanical devices designed to “multiply the efficiency of a brand’s existing product.”

Published: 14-Feb-2012

Genomics fires Microbiota 2011 to new heights

Genomics fires Microbiota 2011 to new heights

Jean Michel Pommet, founder, Microbiota

Koos Oosterhaven, business manager, NIZO Food Research

Mapping the microbiome and the increasing sophistication of gene sequencing and analysis have in just a few years completely changed the research landscape for microbiota, and looks set to answer many to-date unresolved ‘mechanism of action’ questions.

Published: 15-Dec-2011

Mibelle chief explains how latest technology has industry in a spin

Dr. Fred Zŭlli

business unit manager - Mibelle Biochemistry

Dr. Fred Zŭlli, business unit manager for Mibelle Biochemistry explains how the company's latest technologically advanced offering has been difficult for some in the industry to fully digest.

Published: 21-Oct-2011

Baralan eyes further expansion in the skin care market

Marco Predan

marketing manager - Baralan

Already a world leader in the market for glass nail varnish and fragrance parckaging, Baralan is eyeing the expanding market for skin care packaging as a means of expanding its footprint in the category.

Published: 21-Oct-2011

Seidel targets upscale packaging detail to stay ahead of the competition

Seidel targets upscale packaging detail to stay ahead of the competition

Christian Maassen

In a fiercely competitive market providing packaging with added value is vital to staying ahead of the competition. We spoke to Christian Maassen, manager customer relations, to find out about the strategy Seidel has adopted.

Published: 20-Oct-2011

Spincontrol lifts the lid on how wellbeing can be harnessed to develop cosmetics

Spincontrol lifts the lid on how wellbeing can be harnessed to develop cosmetics

Dr. Arnaud Aubert

For a number of years France-based research company Spincontrol has been delving deeper and deeper into the subject area of wellbeing in an attempt to discover how more effective and targeted cosmetic and personal care products can be developed.

Published: 20-Oct-2011

PZ Cussons and beyond! Spin off company aims to build reputation in personal care

PZ Cussons and beyond! Spin off company aims to build reputation in personal care

Neil Weaver

Managing Director - Seven Scent

CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com caught up with Seven Scent's Neil Weaver for an exclusive interview following the company's breakthrough year in which it has established itself in many markets across the world.

Published: 17-Jun-2011

Bedroom to boardroom: Wingman reflects on breakthrough year

Bedroom to boardroom: Wingman reflects on breakthrough year

Stuart Jolley

Founder - Wingman

From an idea that was developed in a university dorm room and initially marketed at student clubs, Wingman has flown to new heights in its first year, achieving national success and gaining external investment.

Published: 07-Jun-2011

Sustainability and design dominate discussion as Luxe pack New York continues to grow

Sustainability and design dominate discussion as Luxe pack New York continues to grow

Fanny Monod

Marketing Manager - IDICE (Show organisers)

As Luxe pack New York boasted its largest ever exhibitor list, CosmeticsDesign.com USA caught up with the show organizers to discuss the key themes and trends, and how the show had progressed over the years.

Published: 25-May-2011

GreenPalm issues sustainable palm oil production plea

GreenPalm issues sustainable palm oil production plea

Bob Norman

General manager - GreenPalm

At the recent in-cosmetics show in Milan, CosmeticsDesign caught up with Bob Norman of GreenPalm to discuss the need for cosmetic companies to support the sustainable production of palm oil.

Published: 15-Apr-2011

Naturex set for “one or two” acquisitions in 2011: President

Naturex set for “one or two” acquisitions in 2011: President

Jacques Dikansky

President and chief executive officer - Naturex

Naturex will expand again in 2011 with several “€5-20m” targets, 1.5 years after completing the €110m integration of Spanish supplier Natraceutical that made the French botanical extracts supplier the biggest in the world.

Published: 04-Apr-2011

CosmeticsDesign team mulls the highlights of in-cosmetics show

CosmeticsDesign team mulls the highlights of in-cosmetics show

On the second day of the in-cosmetics event in Milan the CosmeticsDesign editorial team has swapped notes on some of the most eye-catching trends and innovations on the show floor.

Published: 31-Mar-2011

L'Oreal executive lifts the lid on latest aerosol trends

L'Oreal executive lifts the lid on latest aerosol trends

Following on from the recent Aerosol Forum in Paris, we spoke to L'Oreal's director of operations for packaging development, Isabelle Lepeltier, to find out what the big trends are in this area.

Published: 22-Mar-2011

MWV keeps costs down as raw materials prices increase

MWV keeps costs down as raw materials prices increase

Angel Fernandez-Carbonell

Plant Manager - Barcelona - MeadWestvaco (MWV)

As polypropylene prices are close to hitting all time highs, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com spoke to packaging supplier MWV’s Barcelona plant manager Angel Fernandez-Carbonell about how the plant is keeping its costs and environmental footprint down.

Published: 22-Feb-2011

Puig ramps up production to meet success of Paco Rabanne 1 Million

Puig ramps up production to meet success of Paco Rabanne 1 Million

Olivier Boutaud

Site director - Puig

Following the phenomenal success of Puig's Paco Rabanne 1 Million fragrance, Olivier Boutaud, director of the company's production facility at Chartre, France, explains how production was ramped up to meet the demand.

Published: 10-Dec-2010

Lifting the lid on the point of sale display category

Lifting the lid on the point of sale display category

Olivier Zoccheddu

Managing Director - EZY PLV

The market for point of sale display materials is a surprisingly vibrant category that faces the same challenges as any packaging cosmetics packaging company, explains Olivier Zoccheddu, from the company EZY PLV (Global Concept PLV).

Published: 30-Nov-2010

Partnerships crucial to Unilever supply chain plan, says VP

Partnerships crucial to Unilever supply chain plan, says VP

Karen Hamilton

VP Sustainability - Unilever

Unilever has just launched its very ambitious sustainable living plan, which includes a pledge to source all agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020. FoodNavigator.com speaks to VP of sustainability Karen Hamilton about how the company will go about this plan.

Published: 22-Nov-2010

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