Market Trends

The shift to waterless cosmetics

The shift to waterless cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

In our sustainability focus, we delve into the metamorphosis of water in beauty and personal care by looking at the demand for waterless product R&D efforts and releases.

Stephanie Mark (left), Jane Larkworthy, Linda G Levy, Katie Becker

Welcome to the age of indie fragrance

By Deanna Utroske

Yesterday evening at the Diptyque popup in New York City, Coveteur editors hosted a panel discussion about the role of scent in our current moment. The consensus: when it comes to both personal fragrance and scented home products, this is the age of identity,...

image courtesy of nugg

US consumers still learning about and loving skin care masks

By Deanna Utroske

Later this month, nugg, the popular indie skin care brand known as ‘The Face Mask Authority’, is adding peel-off masks to its product portfolio. To find out more about how this dynamic skin care niche is evolving, Cosmetics Design connected with that...

Protection trend: sun care & nail care

Protection trend: sun care & nail care

By Lucy Whitehouse

We catch up with some of the most exciting frontiers in the dynamic ‘protection trend’ space, and offer our expert analysis on the broader trend.

The evolution of the blue light trend

The evolution of the blue light trend

By Simon Pitman

With rising awareness of how various forms of pollution can adversely affect skin, consumer knowledge of blue light led consumers to seek out products that provide protection from the light emitted from electronic devices.

News highlights on the fast growing microbiome trend

News highlights on the fast growing microbiome trend

By Simon Pitman

Skin care product claims focusing on skin microbiome are mushrooming on the back of a growing body of scientific evidence pointing to the many benefits from optimising bacteria on the skin’s surface.