All news articles for June 2019

Catherine Zandchetta, NGS Senior Specialist at Givaudan, presenting at the 2019 Cosmetics Design Summit

The Science and Storytelling of Skin Microbiome

By Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

Our inaugural Cosmetics Design Summit, held in Amsterdam on 24th-25th June, focused on the current skin microbiome landscape, challenges and opportunities — asking is it a trend or a key cosmetics segment?

Indie Beauty Profile Sara Monster, Sara Rosalie

Indie Beauty Profile

Sara Monster, Sara Rosalie

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Sara Monster, Founder of Sara Rosalie, describes the Amsterdam-based brand’s sustainability strategy, which extends beyond the environmentally conscious sourcing and processing of lanolin (the brand’s hero ingredient) and...

5 Movements Impacting Beauty and Personal Care

5 Movements Impacting Beauty and Personal Care

By By Natasha Spencer

Beauty and personal care industry growth peaked at its highest levels in a decade in 2018, and the sphere is expected to continue this success in 2019 and beyond. So what’s propelling its flourishing popularity?

Indulgence in Beauty: How Brands are Appearing Attractive

Indulgence in Beauty: How Brands are Appearing Attractive

By Natasha Spencer

Experiential shopping, sensorial products and indulgence are high on the minds of consumers when looking for new and novel beauty buys. We take a look at how the world of indulgence is cosmetics is changing.

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L’Oréal invests in biotech plastics recycling initiative

By Deanna Utroske

Yesterday, the beauty maker announced its minority stake investment in Carbios, a green chemistry company working to solve environmental sustainability problems in manufacturing. The funds will help the company move its PET recycling technologies closer...

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What will make skin microbiome a long-term trend?

By Simon Pitman

This week’s two-day Cosmetics Design Summit on Skin Care Microbiome Innovation concluded with a panel discussion to explore whether the microbiome trend is a fad or here for the long-term. The consensus was unanimous…

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