Some of the most impressive advances seen in the industry this year have come from the impact of digital, both in the retail space and in the arena of product offerings. We take a look back at some of the highlights.
Following on from the rise of the beauty advent calendar witnessed in the festive period in recent years, this holiday season has seen beauty crackers step into the spotlight as a popular new opportunity for brands.
The leading personal care and cosmetics event for independent brands is happening in LA next month and will include a new feature called Indie Connect, an educational and networking forum for founders and brand owners.
Men showed strong engagement with beauty and personal care in 2016, and brand campaigns and launches rose to meet their demand. Here, we take a look back at some of the most innovative industry moves in male grooming.
With smaller, more nimble beauty players doing better than bigger competitors in saturated, developed markets, the need for brands to be responsive to consumer demands became increasingly clear throughout 2016.
With digital taking an ever more central role in the way beauty and personal care brands are retailing their products, we take a look at how consumer demand has shaped retail in the EMEA region in 2016.
The multinational consumer goods company announced plans this month to acquire Living Proof, a prestige hair care company best known, perhaps, for being co-owned by businesswoman and actress Jennifer Aniston.
By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science
We’ve seen some fantastic materials launched this year with strong science and significant clinically proven results. There is no doubt ‘high science’ was on the agenda. Here are industry expert Belinda Carli's top picks of the launches in 2016.