All news articles for February 2019

DSM invests in skin microbiome startup

DSM invests in skin microbiome startup

By Lucy Whitehouse

DSM Venturing, the venture investment arm of Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has made an equity investment in skin microbiome company S-Biomedic NV.

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

By RJ Whitehead

A World Health Organisation survey found that nearly 40% of women polled in countries including China, Malaysia, India the Philippines and South Korea said they regularly used whitening products – but brands have sometimes been too eager to please, with...

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the skin’s microbiome a rising trend with the potential to define the direction of skin care and scalp care into the future, exhibitors and visitors will be keeping a keen eye on the latest innovations, launches and research in the space at the upcoming...

Iberchem announces big jump in sales

Iberchem announces big jump in sales

By Simon Pitman

Spain-based fragrance and flavours players Iberchem says that despite some significant challenges in 2018, the company performed well financially, growing sales at a very strong rate.

What is the next step for plastic packaging?

What is the next step for plastic packaging?

By Simon Pitman

As Costa Rica becomes the first country in the world to announce that it is ditching single use plastics, it is irrefutable that the war on plastics is really heating up. So what does this mean for our industry?

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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...

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