Formulation & Science

Biotech Trends of 2017

Biotech Trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

Biotech is helping to revolutionise the formulation of cosmetic and personal care products, with huge leaps in the technology serving to enhance product efficacy, reduce costs and lowering the impact on the environment.

8 top picks for beauty industry shows in 2018: Europe

8 top picks for beauty industry shows in 2018: Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

Want to get an expert insight onto which beauty and personal care trade shows should not be missed in 2018? Featuring shows across packaging, formulation and market trends, we give our recommendations.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe reveals major outcomes

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe reveals major outcomes

By Lucy Whitehouse

This year’s edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe industry summit took place in Paris in November, and its organisers have released a roundup of its major outcomes, from insights on green values to a paper from H&M on key sustainability...

Ecovia announces cosmetics masterclass focused on food ingredients

Ecovia announces cosmetics masterclass focused on food ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

As part of its occasional series of educational events, the global research and consulting firm will run a full-day event in San Francisco, California, early next year about the opportunities, challenges, and regulations pertaining to formulating personal...

in-cosmetics global gets set for 2018 edition

in-cosmetics global gets set for 2018 edition

By Lucy Whitehouse

One of the core events in the beauty industry calendar is set to take place in April next year: we take a sneak peek at the plans for in-cosmetics 2018.

BKolor Makeup & Skincare scoops Cosmoprof Asia prize

BKolor Makeup & Skincare scoops Cosmoprof Asia prize

By Simon Pitman

BKolor Makeup & Skincare won the top prize for the Compack Asia awards in the skin care category for a product offering that company founder Mario De Luigi refers to as a "magic product". Cosmetics Design caught up with the company boss...

Naturex appoints new Chief Scientific Officer

Naturex appoints new Chief Scientific Officer

By Lucy Whitehouse

Naturex, a manufacturer of natural specialty ingredients for the food, health and cosmetic industries, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Scientific Officer.