All news articles for August 2017

IBE NYC 2017: Trends and highlights

IBE NYC 2017: Trends and highlights

By Deanna Utroske

The Indie Beauty Expo opened its third annual show in New York City last week, and Cosmetics Design was there, meeting with founders, discovering new brands, learning about product launches, and identifying the trends and innovations that are emerging...

CHT Group acquires ICM Silicones

CHT Group acquires ICM Silicones

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty silicones manufacturer, founded by a former Dow chemist, has grown over the years in part thanks to several of its own acquisitions. Now owned by CHT Group, the company is likely to expand its business even further.

(image courtesy of P&G)

P&G discloses fragrance ingredients in personal care products

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the company shared the fragrance ingredients used in the skin care brand Olay and the hair care brand Herbal Essences. And, the consumer goods company has plans to disclose all the fragrance ingredients in all of its products (not just beauty)...

Latest in naturals trend in Europe

Latest in naturals trend in Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

We gather together the latest innovations, launches and trends defining the naturals and organics segment in Europe’s beauty and personal care market.

Boots UK on sustainability

Boots UK on sustainability

By Lucy Whitehouse

Sustainability continues to be a lead issue on the beauty industry agenda. We spoke to Boots UK about why it’s essential to get right.