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8 Megatrends Impacting International Cosmetics

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8 Megatrends Impacting International Cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

As we head into the summer, we take a look at the leading mid-year trends in 2019 and how brand, marketers and consumers around the world are influencing and progressing the beauty sphere.

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

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State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

By Lucy Whitehouse

We caught up with the Director General of the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry, John Chave, on the state of the industry today, and why it is a very good time to be an industry professional in beauty.

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

From The Editor’s Desk

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

By Simon Pitman

CBD skin care is shaping up to be one of the biggest trends of 2019, but is the buzz translating into product launches that target the hair care market?

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty from within is a small but fast growing niche that also could serve to boost the skin microbiome trend. Cosmetics Design spoke to Stephen Daniells, editor-in-chief of NutraIngredients USA to find out more.

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From The Editor's Desk

Watch out for indie beauty in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Latin America is increasingly proving to be a big opportunity for indie beauty brands to take advantage of market conditions that are designed to encourage domestic businesses.

Henkel Beauty Care launches 100% recycled plastic packaging

Henkel Beauty Care launches 100% recycled plastic packaging

By Lucy Whitehouse

Henkel, which owns personal care brands including Schwarzkopf hair care, has announced its launch of 100% recycled plastic product packaging, of which 50% is ‘social plastic’ across specific products within its offering.

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Does feminine care belong in beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

With new categories taking shape like hormonal skin care and whole-body beauty, and with more and more women leading cosmetics and personal care brands, the industry is shifting to reflect and respond differently to consumers’ lived experiences. Cosmetics...

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