Essential market trends update: November

By Lucy Whitehouse contact

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Essential market trends update: November
From menstrual beauty, to the latest evolution in anti-pollution, to the trends defining the independent beauty market, we’ve gathered together everything you need to know about the latest beauty trends in November.

Here are our top picks for unmissable trends:

Revealed: The beauty innovations that are helping to combat urban stress


New research is now showing that pollution only the tip of the iceberg of factors that impact the fight against premature aging.

Blue light, stress and pollution were among the skin stressors under scrutiny at in-Cosmetics Asia, where companies showcased the latest innovations to combat the effects of urban living.

Our feature by Cosmetics Design Asia Editor, Amanda Lim, reveals all. Read it here​.

Blood and beauty: time for the industry to cater to the menstrual cycle?


We have seen a rising interest in the menstrual cycle as an area of potential for the wellness trend.

Does the idea of beauty that works with the rhythms of the menstrual cycle hold real potential for the industry?

Apps and subscription box models both offer great potential for this trend, as we explore in our recent feature. Read it in full here​.

Key trends from independent beauty brands in Europe


We discovered key insights at the recent Indie Beauty Expo in London into the trend defining the independent beauty market in Europe.

On the showfloor, we spotted cruelty-free, vegan, organic claims as the key claims and trends currently big among many indie beauty players.

Alongside this, personalised beauty was in evidence: for example, Emulsion, a British personal care player, was exhibiting. Read our full report here​.

The Fragrance Foundation: passion and perseverance of industry luminaries


In the US in recent weeks, the Fragrance Foundation has hosted two events that celebrated the talents and tenacity of fragrance category leaders in the region, which also covered key current trends.

The industry organisation hosted a Creatives panel event featuring a discussion with Sylvie Ganter and Christophe Cervasel, Founders of Atelier Cologne; and a Circle of Champions celebration, honoring Kate Oldham.

Our Cosmetics Design US Editor, Deanna Utroske, was in attendance. Read her full report here​.

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