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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

Ethically sourcing ingredients must be transparent, says Beraca

Ethically sourcing ingredients must be transparent, says Beraca

Filipe Sabará

Commercial Director - Beraca

In a month that has seen biodiversity under the microscope, CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke with Filipe Sabará, commercial director at Beraca, to get his views on how ingredients sourcing can help conservation and development efforts.

Published: 15-Nov-2010

Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

The Beauty from Within conference, brought to you by CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and NutraIngredients.com, is only a week away and will uncover how you can get the most out of this emerging sector.

Published: 05-Oct-2010

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

Séphane Delahaye

Co-founder - Innovabio

In the first part of this nutricosmetics series, we explore why edible beauty is tipped for significant growth. But success will only be found if the products are associated with cosmetics brands and sold in selective distribution channels, according to Innovabio.

Published: 24-Aug-2010

Encapsulation technology can increase SPF of organic sunscreens

Encapsulation technology can increase SPF of organic sunscreens

Tycho Speaker

President - Capsulent

An encapsulation technology that can be engineered to not release the capsules’ contents can be used to halt degradation of UV filters and increase SPF in organic sunscreens.

Published: 14-Jun-2010

Dow Personal Care makes customer-centric pledge

Dow Personal Care makes customer-centric pledge

Lionel Genix

marketing director - Dow Personal Care

Lionel Genix, marketing director at Dow Personal Care spoke to CosmeticsDesign.com USA to outline how the company has redesigned its business strategy to focus on the customer, as well as outlining some of the company’s latest product launches.

Published: 03-Jun-2010

Formulators need more green ingredients to work with: Estée Lauder exec

Formulators need more green ingredients to work with: Estée Lauder exec

Dr Liliana George

Executive Director of Strategic Developments, R&D - The Estée Lauder Companies

When the palette of ingredients respecting green chemistry principles expands there will be ‘exceptional’ green product development, according to Estée Lauder’s Dr Liliana George.

Published: 02-Jun-2010

Knoll Packaging unwraps the costs and benefits of sustainable options

Knoll Packaging unwraps the costs and benefits of sustainable options

Jeremy Cohen, Joanna Sasso

CEO, VP Operations - Knoll Packaging

New sustainable materials and technologies need to be evaluated to really understand what they can bring to a product, according to luxury rigid box manufacturer, Knoll Packaging.

Published: 01-Jun-2010

Estee Lauder exec explores how to create luxury packaging, sustainably

Estee Lauder exec explores how to create luxury packaging, sustainably

John Delfausse

Chief Environmental Officer - Corporate Packaging - Estee Lauder

Sustainable packaging and luxury can be combined but it’s a multi-player game, requiring action from retailers, suppliers, brands and consumers, according to Estée Lauder packaging executive John Delfausse.

Published: 14-May-2010

3-D video microscope gets to the root of skin and hair care

3-D video microscope gets to the root of skin and hair care

Ait Younes

Director - Critt Analyse Et Surface

Critt Analyse Et Surface, a small analysis laboratory in the Cosmetics Valley, has recently invested in 3-D video micrscope technology to expand its testing capabilities in both packaging and formulation.

Published: 22-Apr-2010

Success for cosmetics industry over Candelilla trade regulations

Success for cosmetics industry over Candelilla trade regulations

Marceil Yeater

Chief of Legal Affairs and Trade Policy Support - CITES Secreteriat

Lipstick products ready for retail trade containing candelilla wax no longer need to be accompanied by a certificate that proves their transportation adheres to international regulations.

Published: 21-Apr-2010

Record numbers at in-cosmetics suggests recession is over for industry

Record numbers at in-cosmetics suggests recession is over for industry

Lucy Gillam

Exhibition Director: in-cosmetics - Reed Exhibitions

Interactive workshops and record numbers helped create a fitting twentieth anniversary celebration of in-cosmetics, according to the organisers.

Published: 20-Apr-2010

Mintel's Nica Lewis discusses innovation influences and formulation challenges

Mintel's Nica Lewis discusses innovation influences and formulation challenges

Nica Lewis

Head Consultant - Mintel Beauty Innovations

With influences for innovation in the cosmetics industry coming from many areas, market research company Mintel has identified four key beauty trends for 2010.

Published: 19-Apr-2010

Biopack focuses on turnkey solutions to battle tough times

Biopack focuses on turnkey solutions to battle tough times

Maxim d'Haussy

COF - Biopack

Contract packaging manufacturer Biopack is concentrating on offering its customers turnkey solutions as a means of adding value for its customers during difficult market conditions.

Published: 14-Apr-2010

Valois faces up to challenges of sustainability and tough economy

Valois faces up to challenges of sustainability and tough economy

Leading beauty packaging provider Valois has taken on the joint challenges of sustainability and the continuing tough economic conditions.

Published: 30-Mar-2010

Turnkey packaging solutions help I Pack expand in tough climate

Turnkey packaging solutions help I Pack expand in tough climate

Custom fragrance packaging provider I Pack has weathered the economic crisis by providing turnkey packaging solutions that have helped to secure future expansion.

Published: 23-Mar-2010

Grass-based polypropylene packaging reduces carbon footprint

Grass-based polypropylene packaging reduces carbon footprint

Alexandre Poignant

CEO - Cosmeco

A new polypropylene-based material that combines natural grass waste is the secret behind a cosmetic packaging with a significantly reduced environmental footprint.

Published: 08-Feb-2010

Recycled PET bottles pave the way for eco-friendly caps

Recycled PET bottles pave the way for eco-friendly caps

Gille Pauget

CEO - VPI

Pellets derived from recycled PET bottles are the secret to the latest in eco-friendly caps from France-based packaging provider VPI.

Published: 29-Jan-2010

France pushes for environmental labelling of consumer products

France pushes for environmental labelling of consumer products

Philippe Osset

Director of Sustainable Business Solutions - Price Waterhouse Coopers

Labelling the environmental characteristics of a product, for example its carbon footprint and water consumption, is becoming increasingly popular in a number of markets.

Published: 28-Jan-2010

Pushing for sustainable packaging should not bypass materials we already have

Pushing for sustainable packaging should not bypass materials we already have

Nicholas Thorne

Innovation and development director - Alcan Packaging Beauty

Highlighting resource use of the packaging and pushing for more recyclable materials might be a step in the right direction but we should not forget petrochemical-based materials that already exist and may have a better environmental profile than those currently used, according to Alcan's Nicholas Thorne.

Published: 27-Jan-2010

Cosmetics Compact: Leafing through the benefits of green tea

Cosmetics Compact: Leafing through the benefits of green tea

The antioxidant properties of green tea have lead many researchers to investigate its potential as an anti-aging ingredient, both for topical application and as a supplement. However, a new study suggests this might not be the miracle extract the world has been waiting for.

Published: 13-Aug-2009

Inneov calls for beauty supplement claims clarity

Inneov, the joint venture between Nestle and L’Oreal to develop beauty supplements, says regulatory clarity is needed in the area of beauty claims on non-topical beauty applications that in many cases fall between cosmetics and food law.

Published: 18-Jun-2009

Cosmetics Compact: Sunscreen shenanigans and questions over SPF tests

Cosmetics Compact: Sunscreen shenanigans and questions over SPF tests

Cosmetics Compact brings you the highlights of the site’s top stories, in miniature. This week we shed some light on recent discussions over the rigour and reproducibility of the SPF test.

Published: 12-Jun-2009