All news articles for March 2019

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Animal testing bans for cosmetics are in place in a large number of countries and regional states, but some are still delaying in introducing these. We take a look and consider how far there is left to go with animal testing alternatives too. Watch in...

What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

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What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

By Simon Pitman

A huge body of scientific evidence makes it hard to deny that pollution from the agricultural industry has contributed significantly to global climate change, but what might perplex some is how this is connected to the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Packaging: Cosmopack 2019 award winners revealed

Packaging: Cosmopack 2019 award winners revealed

By Lucy Whitehouse

Packaging has never been a more crucial element of beauty and personal care: the recent Cosmoprof trade show dedicated several features to the packaging industry. Here, we shine a spotlight on the winners of the Cosmopack Awards.

Beauty: Cosmoprof 2019 award winners announced

Beauty: Cosmoprof 2019 award winners announced

By Lucy Whitehouse

The winner’s of this year’s Cosmoprof Awards have been announced, with leading companies within the perfumery, cosmetics, hair, nail, beauty salon segments of the beauty market picked out as winners. We shine a spotlight on them.

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the social sales beauty company added its name to a growing roster of businesses and corporations participating in WEPs. And late last week, when Deborah Gibbins, the company’s chief operating officer, spoke at a United Nations forum focused...

Exploring the key drivers of the French beauty market: interview

Exploring the key drivers of the French beauty market: interview

By Lucy Whitehouse

French consumers are using fewer personal care products, so being relevant to their specific demands is becoming essential. Here, Anaïs Dupuy, Business Development Manager, Kantar Worldpanel, reveals the key drivers for beauty in France and reveals exclusive...

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

We attended this year’s Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, the global edition of the Cosmoprof series of trade events for the beauty industry. From probiotic claims, to CBD oil, to high end male grooming including colour cosmetics for men, the show played...

Responsible Mica Initiative releases first annual report

Responsible Mica Initiative releases first annual report

By Lucy Whitehouse

The first such annual report of its kind, the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) has released the latest information around the sustainability and child labour problem in India’s mica sector, and RMI’s efforts to address it. We take a look in this Editor’s...

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