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Dow Europe showcases expertise in oils and long-lasting soaps

Dow Europe showcases expertise in oils and long-lasting soaps

Stephanie Sandrolk-Beunat

Global strategic marketing manager - Dow Europe

Cosmetics Design caught up with Stephanie Sandrolk-Beunat, global strategic marketing manager, Dow Europe at the recent in-cosmetics event in Barcelona to find out about how the latest ingredient launches are targeting sensorial and texturisation properties, while also incorporating natural elements.

Published: 15-May-2015

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

The latest Mintel beauty research was showcased by Vivienne Rudd at the recent in-cosmetics Barcelona event. Rudd gave a presentation that highlighted global beauty rituals and how the growing trending for extremes in beauty habits is hoping to create a new wave of hyper segmentation that is being seen in all beauty categories.

Published: 12-May-2015

Asia's cosmetics regulations - what's new and what you need to know!

Asia's cosmetics regulations - what's new and what you need to know!

The emerging Asian economies are lucrative new markets, but with legislation changing at a fast pace, it can be challenging keeping up to date on requirements. Here, regulatory specialist Alain Khaiat reveals the latest developments..

Published: 23-Apr-2015

Being a beauty arm of a global fashion brand definitely a help not hindrance for Burberry!

Being a beauty arm of a global fashion brand definitely a help not hindrance for Burberry!

Antonia Kenning

Regulatory Manager - New Product Development, Beauty - Burberry

When Burberry took its beauty business in-house in April 2013 all eyes were on to see how one of the world’s best known fashion brands would position itself in the beauty market and it has definitely helped according to its new product development team.

Published: 22-Apr-2015

Regulatory expert discusses navigation of China cosmetics market

Regulatory expert discusses navigation of China cosmetics market

We speak with Tommy Kong to find out more about China market regulations and the type of strategies that are most effective for entry into the vast and still fast-growing market.

Published: 21-Apr-2015

Kline talks multicultural product innovation..

Kline talks multicultural product innovation..

As the multicultural beauty product segment continues to outpace the overall U.S. market’s growth for cosmetics, mainstream brands are investing in varied ranges to cater to this demand.

Published: 21-Apr-2015

Effective organic products are changing perceptions, says Soil Association

Effective organic products are changing perceptions, says Soil Association

Emma Reinhold

Trade Relations Manager - The Soil Association

Sustainability has long been an industry trend and natural and organic fit into that well, says the Soil Association, and now that products are being proven to be just as effective we are seeing more trust and demand in the market.

Published: 21-Apr-2015

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

William Reed Business Media Holiday video

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!

Published: 18-Dec-2014

Western consumers are now demanding skin care influences from Asia

Western consumers are now demanding skin care influences from Asia

Stewart Long

Europe Market Leader - Dow Corning

It is important for ingredient suppliers to stay relevant and follow the trends – which in skin care right now, is coming from Asia…

Published: 22-Apr-2014

Suppliers need to listen to global consumers so they can use the same language as manufacturers

Suppliers need to listen to global consumers so they can use the same language as manufacturers

Tony Jaillot and Bettina Jackwerth

Two years after launching its Care Creations brand to reach all consumers from different markets around the world, BASF has now developed new innovations based on consumer needs, which are just as important to ingredient suppliers.

Published: 22-Apr-2014

Sensorial attributes becoming increasingly important in skin care

Sensorial attributes becoming increasingly important in skin care

Joerg Richter

Senior Director, Global Marketing & Innovation - DSM

The touch and feel of a formula is becoming more important in order to satisfy demand and meet consumer needs, which is why it is a top priority for ingredient suppliers.

Published: 17-Apr-2014

Mibelle Biochemistry explains anti-ageing caloric restriction concept

Mibelle Biochemistry explains anti-ageing caloric restriction concept

Dr Fred Zuelli

Managing Director - Mibelle Biochemistry

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg Cosmetics Design met with Mibelle Biochemistry’s Dr Fred Zuelli, who explained the company’s new snow algae extract launched at the show, and explains how it works.

Published: 17-Apr-2014

Euromonitor highlights the latest moves in the emerging markets

Euromonitor highlights the latest moves in the emerging markets

Irina Barbalova

head of beauty and personal care - Euromonitor International

At last week's in-cosmetics Hamburg event Cosmetics Design spoke to Euromonitor International's head of beauty and personal care, Irina Barbalova to find out what are the latest developments in the emerging markets, particularly in Brazil and China, where continued growth is leading to premiumisation.

Published: 17-Apr-2014

Datamonitor reveals 'exciting' sunscreen innovation trends

Datamonitor reveals 'exciting' sunscreen innovation trends

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg Ramaa Chipalkatti, senior analyst at Datamonitor stopped by Cosmetics Design's booth to chat about all things innovative in sun care segment.

Published: 16-Apr-2014

Adverse Outcome Pathways holding the key to regulatory hurdles?

Adverse Outcome Pathways holding the key to regulatory hurdles?

Following a successful in-cosmetics workshop on the regulatory issues facing the industry, Annelie Struessman of CONUSBAT, chair of the workshop, stopped off to give the Cosmetics Design team the low-down on what was discussed.

Published: 16-Apr-2014

Trend for beards leads to new opportunities in facial hair grooming

Trend for beards leads to new opportunities in facial hair grooming

Ewa Grigar

Senior Research Analyst - Kline Group

The male grooming category has been promising plenty of opportunities for many years, but it never seems to have delivered, a fact that has been underlined once again by the recent downturn in the category attributed to the fashion for beards and facial hair. 

Published: 16-Apr-2014

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat

Global Beauty Care Strategic Marketing Manager - Dow Europe

In this latest video interview with Dow Europe, Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat, global beauty care strategic marketing manager, explains how the company's latest ingredient launches have been developed around the concept of providing, multi-functionality and enhanced sensorial feel at an affordable price.

Published: 15-Apr-2014

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

Daniel de Oliveira

Business Intelligence - ABIHPEC, Brazil Cosmeitcs Industray Association

Cosmetics Design caught up with Daniel Oliveira, of ABIHPEC's business intelligence unit, who explained that there are still big opportunities in the market for cosmetics and personal care, despite signs of the economy slowing down.

Published: 14-Apr-2014

Mis-indentification a serious issue for the botanical industry, says expert

Mis-indentification a serious issue for the botanical industry, says expert

Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham stopped spoke with Cosmetics Design at the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg to discuss superflowers, the issue of mis-identification in botanical sourcing, and where he's off to next sourcing for Naturex. 

Published: 11-Apr-2014

Kline reveals China and Brazil to influence specialty active trends

Kline reveals China and Brazil to influence specialty active trends

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Nikola Matic industry manager at Kline stopped by Cosmetics Design's booth to discuss his presentation which focused on specialty actives and what markets we are likely to see innovation coming from next. 

Published: 11-Apr-2014

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Cosmetics Design spoke to exhibition manager Cathy Laporte on day 2 about traffic numbers and what features of the show stood out for her this year.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

SEPPIC discusses its move into the hair care category

SEPPIC discusses its move into the hair care category

Lucie Maisonneuve

marketing manager - personal care - SEPPIC

France-based specialty chemicals player SEPPIC is making the move into the hair care category. At the in-cosmetics event we spoke to Lucie Maisonneuve, product and market manager for the company's personal care unit, to find out about the company's strategy and how it intends to build its presence in this category in the future.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Andreas Clausen

Corporate Director, Research & Development - Beiersdorf

In an exclusive interview at the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Beiersdorf R&D corporate director Andreas Clausen tells Cosmetics Design that conversing and sharing ideas with the industry is still leading to some key innovation.

Published: 09-Apr-2014

Bertil Heerink shares his vision of a more harmonized cosmetics industry

Bertil Heerink shares his vision of a more harmonized cosmetics industry

Bertil Heerink

Director General - Cosmetics Europe

At the recent Cosmetics Vision event, we caught up with Bertil Heerink, director general of Cosmetics Europe, who spoke to us about his vision of a more harmonized global industry.

Published: 26-Mar-2014

Time for brands to look outside the box

Time for brands to look outside the box

Tom Fishburne

Marketoonist - Marketoon Studios

When it comes to marketing and advertising, brands need to abandon the pre-existing rules that their categories have, and focus on engaging with the consumer and their needs.

Published: 19-Mar-2014