Beauty and personal care brands have long relied on ‘free from’ claims to communicate clean and non-toxic credentials, but this conversation must change to spotlight safety and efficacy instead, says Mintel.
Gattefossé is the latest legacy ingredient supplier to delve in to the indie beauty business. The cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredients company was among an array of exhibitors at the inaugural Uplink Live supply-side tradeshow hosted by the Indie Beauty...
Glow make-up is rising fast through the cosmetics ranks, fuelled by changing consumer demands and a flurry of product launches and it’s providing promise in a challenging retail environment, according to The NPD Group.
Western Europe has the highest number of consumers consistently working to reduce plastic waste, with many opting for reusable beauty products or those without plastic packaging, finds Kantar Worldpanel.
Europe holds the lion’s share of a growing global hair styling category and the market will continue to surge, driven by trendy millennials and an explosion in e-commerce, according to Future Market Insights.
Significant opportunities exist for sustainable beauty development, from plastic-free and refillable packaging to circular raw materials, and the rethink must happen now, says Euromonitor International’s senior sustainability consultant.
Consumer demands for transparency will rise, activism will increase and the trend of living with less will continue – key trends brands must consider when developing future sustainable strategies, says Euromonitor International.
Spanish customers are highly loyal in luxury beauty, particularly fragrances, but there’s scope to develop business further through aspirational, value-driven branding and wider distribution, says Kantar Worldpanel.