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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.

5 top market trends headlines for beauty in 2019

5 top market trends headlines for beauty in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

We take a look at the key trends that are emerging in 2019 in this Editor’s Spotlight, from halal to the microbiome, and gather expert predictions for the full year ahead across sustainability, fragrance and naturals.

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Liht Cannabis Corp relaunching personal care this month

By Deanna Utroske

Since 2014, Liht Cannabis has been investing strategically to position itself as a competitor in the medical cannabis and adult recreational use industries. Next week, the company will launch its newly rebranded skin care and body care products under...

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

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Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

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Unilever launches deodorant wipes and mini sprays

By Deanna Utroske

The personal care maker has been making headlines lately for its partnership with TerCycle and the Loop waste-free shopping platform, where Unilever will be trialing refillable ‘Minum’ deo tubes. Press materials announcing this latest launch conspicuously...

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Editor's Spotlight

Can overseas indie brands change the pace of beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

The independent beauty movement is truly global, as evidenced by the international spectrum of exhibitors at IBE LA last month. But a subset of indie beauty brands from abroad aren’t just going global, they are inviting consumers to be patient, seek balance,...

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

By Lucy Whitehouse

With halal beauty a rising focus for brands, formulators and ingredients suppliers alike, we speak to companies working in the space to find out why the trend is rising, and how they are responding.

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ecovia Intelligence has revealed its picks for the top trends and drivers set to define sustainable beauty and personal care in the coming year. We reveal the specialist research consulting & training company’s predictions in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Fragrance trends for the EMEA region: 2019

Fragrance trends for the EMEA region: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Want an insight into where the industry sees fragrance trends going in 2019? In this Editor’s Spotlight, we take a look at four big predictions from Bell Flavors & Fragrances.

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