All news articles for February 2019

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How the CBD trend is unfolding in Europe

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol (CBD) skin care has already taken the US market by storm, and it is starting to make a splash in European markets too, underlined by a recent spike in new product launches containing the ingredient.

Indie Beauty Profile Nabila Chemillier, L’ODAÏTÈS

Indie Beauty Profile

Nabila Chemillier, L’ODAÏTÈS

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Nabila Chemillier, CEO of L’ODAÏTÈS, describes how she and her sisters have built a plant-based brand with all the practicality and luxury of French skin care to share their families beauty regime with today’s discerning natural...

Paptic: not paper, not plastic, but a biodegradable alternative?

Paptic: not paper, not plastic, but a biodegradable alternative?

By Lucy Whitehouse

Packaging players are under increasing scrutiny from consumers, regulators and manufacturing customers alike to offer increasingly sustainable plastic packaging solutions: Paptic is one innovation offering a solution in this space.

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Colgate announces next CEO

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the global consumer brands company (which owns Tom’s of Maine, Irish Spring, Lady Speed Stick, and other personal care brands) announced that Noel Wallace, currently COO at Colgate-Palmolive, will become CEO in April.

L’Oréal results: best year of growth in a decade

L’Oréal results: best year of growth in a decade

By Lucy Whitehouse

With sales of 26.9 bn euros representing a 7.1% like for like sales growth for the beauty multinational and overall market leader, L’Oréal’s results last year show it has enjoyed the best sales growth in 10 years.

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

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Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty trend is taking North America and, increasingly, Europe, by storm. But is it gaining the same sort of popularity in Asia? If so, where are the hot spots for indie beauty?

5 top market trends headlines for beauty in 2019

5 top market trends headlines for beauty in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

We take a look at the key trends that are emerging in 2019 in this Editor’s Spotlight, from halal to the microbiome, and gather expert predictions for the full year ahead across sustainability, fragrance and naturals.

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over misreporting of potentially unsafe UK cosmetics after Brexit, to Unilever’s expanded transparency programme for ingredients, we take a look at the key updates for safety and regulation so far this year in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

By Lucy Whitehouse

The fragrance division from Givaudan, a major player within the ingredients market for beauty and personal care, has announced the launch of a new family of fragrance precursors that will expand its offering when it comes to longer lasting and more sustainable...

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