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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

Suppliers need to stay on top of trends to win over consumers

Suppliers need to stay on top of trends to win over consumers

Adrian Holland

Business Director - Lubrizol Personal & Home Care

Ingredient suppliers need to stay on top of the trends and work with finished goods manufacturers to ensure they win over consumers, says Lubrizol’s Adrian Holland.

Published: 18-Mar-2014

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients

Jari Alander

Technical Director - AAK

Functionality is the top priority when selecting cosmetics ingredients as consumers demand beauty benefits from products above all other criteria.

Published: 14-Mar-2014

Croda stresses importance of ingredients design to sustainable future

Croda stresses importance of ingredients design to sustainable future

Sandra Breene and Chris Sayner

President Consumer Care and Vice President Global Accounts - Croda

Ingredient suppliers must implement the carbon footprint into their ingredient design and ensure the correct supply chain choices if we are to work towards a sustainable future.

Published: 13-Mar-2014

in-cosmetics Asia celebrates its most successful event

in-cosmetics Asia celebrates its most successful event

in-cosmetics Asia 2013 its most successful show-to-date with 6,007 unique visitors from across Asia and beyond, a 16 per cent uplift compared to 2012 and here is an exclusive CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com video from the show.

Published: 13-Nov-2013

Croda highlights skin hydration benefits of DuraQuench IQ

Croda highlights skin hydration benefits of DuraQuench IQ

Laura Reilly

Marketing Manager - Croda

Ingredient supplier Croda used the in-cosmetics event in Paris to showcase new data for its patented skin hydration ingredient, DuraQuench IQ.

Published: 15-May-2013

Dow Chemical reveals the story behind the development of its latest ingredients

Dow Chemical reveals the story behind the development of its latest ingredients

In this video interview Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat, global beauty care strategic marketing manager at Dow Chemical, spoke about the continued evolution of the EcoSense portfolio and the reasons behind the development of the latest product launches.

Published: 14-May-2013

Medicine Hunter turns to Africa to find new novel naturals for cosmetics

Medicine Hunter turns to Africa to find new novel naturals for cosmetics

Chris Kilham

The Medicine Hunter - On behalf of Naturex

For many, the ‘Medicine Hunter’ Chris Kilham has been venturing into the world’s wild vegetation zones in an on-going search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits.

Published: 07-May-2013

Euromonitor analyst reveals the latest trends in the fast evolving e-commerce category

Euromonitor analyst reveals the latest trends in the fast evolving e-commerce category

Antonia Branston

senior analyst - Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International senior analyst Antonia Branston has spoken about the continued change in the e-commerce platform and how it is evolving to compliment other retail channels, which in turn is making it an increasingly important tool for cosmetic and personal care marketing professionals struggling to improve brand exposure.

Published: 07-May-2013

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