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Are beauty consumers growing tired of social media?

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Are beauty consumers tiring of social media?

By Simon Pitman

If a new report from TABS is anything to go by beauty consumers are losing interest in social media as a go-to for purchasing decisions. Here we take a closer at the data and try to find out what is next.

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

By Simon Pitman

Although the annual TABS color cosmetics report indicated that consumers had less intention to buy, it appears that e-commerce and some drug stores are carving out a greater share of the retail market.

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Avon is launching a K Beauty collection

By Deanna Utroske

In partnership with the Korea-based beauty platform management company Bonne, Avon has developed a K Beauty product line. It’s an example of the direct sales beauty maker’s strategic decision to work with more industry partners and cater to regional market...

The Middle East beauty market: 2018 overview

The Middle East market

By Liana Naim & Miriam Oron

The beauty industry in the Middle East region is enjoying a similar story of growth to that of the global market. This guest article gives an overview of the key drivers in the region.

Top launches and trends of 2018: expert insights

Guest article

Top launches and trends of 2018: expert insights

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

We get the top ingredients launches and trends of 2018 picked out by Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science.

Cosmoprof Asia 2018, in pictures

Cosmoprof Asia 2018, in pictures

By Amanda Lim

Cosmoprof Asia 2018 shattered records to host its biggest show yet. In case you missed it, this gallery contains some of the highlights of the show.

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the potential of the skin’s microbiome offering totally new avenues for formulation, product development and brand launches, our first Cosmetics Design Summit will be dedicated to Skin Microbiome Innovation.

The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

By Simon Pitman

The third annual Beauty Industry Awards is open for entries, with the Cosmetics Design team inviting entries for ten categories representing all aspects of the industry, from finished products through to formulation.

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