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Beauty 4.0 Podcast by CosmeticsDesign-Europe speaks to Outform on beauty retail, AR, e-commerce and more

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Retail expert: COVID-19 has ‘turbo-charged’ the digital beauty experience

By Kacey Culliney

The future of beauty retail will see a unified commerce approach connecting online and offline that relies on data to provide highly tailored shopper journeys, experiences and products, says Simon Hathaway, EMEA MD of retail strategy agency Outform.

Industry's push to be recognised as essential - in a broader sense inclusive of wellbeing and self-confidence - is vital moving into 2021 given upcoming regulatory change (Getty Images)

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PART I: REFLECTING ON WHAT’S TO COME IN 2021

Cosmetics Europe chief: Industry will fight to be recognised as ‘essential’

By Kacey Culliney

The cosmetics and personal care industry must continue its fight to get products recognised as essential to consumer lives in the coming year given ‘essentiality’ governs so many strategies set to be rolled out under the European Green Deal, says the...

Products that empower consumers to transition peacefully from day to night during pandemic living will see an uptick in the coming months - think sleep prep body care and soothing hair routines (Getty Images)

Special edition: Holistic Health & Wellness – Formulating for Wellbeing and Anti-Ageing

'Twilight beauty' rituals to soar amid ‘major concern’ for wellness: WGSN

By Kacey Culliney

Post-pandemic consumers are concerned about health, immunity and wider wellness which will translate into an uptick in beauty products that offer mindful and relaxing rituals to bookend days, says the director of beauty at WGSN.

CosmeticsDesign-Europe spotlights the top five beauty and personal care trends to watch in 2021 – think inclusive, tech-driven and green… (Getty Images)

A year of renewal? Top 5 EMEA beauty trends to watch in 2021

By Kacey Culliney

Curiosity for digital, a need for inclusivity and heightened demand for green beauty are just some of the key trends set to shape the European, Middle East & African beauty market next year – here are our Top 5 EMEA trends to watch.

From safety-first thinking to support local shopping, CosmeticsDesign-Europe takes you through nine ways beauty consumption changed during COVID-19 this year (Getty Images)

Trend reflections: 9 ways COVID-19 changed beauty consumption in 2020

By Kacey Culliney

The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has mightily impacted consumer behaviour, with many upcoming beauty trends fast-forwarded and new purchase and usage patterns appearing. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe brings you the nine ways beauty consumption...

Beauty trends 2021 by CosmeticsDesign global editors

12-MINUTE WATCH: TRENDS 2021 BY COSMETICSDESIGN EDITORS

15 global beauty trends to watch in 2021: From CosmeticsDesign’s Editors

By Kacey Culliney

Multicultural beauty, sophisticated hygiene and green products for all will take the spotlight next year, as consumers turn to relatable and engaging concepts that fulfil their needs. CosmeticsDesign’s global editors take you through the top 15 global...

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Gregor Reid

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Gregor Reid

By Stephen Daniells

From leading the FAO/WHO working group on Probiotics to his pioneering work in Africa, Prof Gregor Reid’s impact on the probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiome fields is immense. We caught up with him to hear his stories, opinions, and thoughts on what’s...

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