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Henkel Beauty Care launches 100% recycled plastic packaging

Henkel Beauty Care launches 100% recycled plastic packaging

By Lucy Whitehouse

Henkel, which owns personal care brands including Schwarzkopf hair care, has announced its launch of 100% recycled plastic product packaging, of which 50% is ‘social plastic’ across specific products within its offering.

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Does feminine care belong in beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

With new categories taking shape like hormonal skin care and whole-body beauty, and with more and more women leading cosmetics and personal care brands, the industry is shifting to reflect and respond differently to consumers’ lived experiences. Cosmetics...

Skin Microbiome Innovation: JooMo

Skin Microbiome Innovation: JooMo

By Lucy Whitehouse

The skin’s natural bacteria landscape, otherwise known as its microbiome, has huge potential for testing and for inspiring new product development within the beauty and personal care industry.

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Cosmetics Design to talk Beauty & Bacteria at AIRS Conference

By Deanna Utroske

May 31 and June 1 in Barcelona, Spain, the Institute for the Advancement of International Rehabilitation Standards is hosting a second International conference on Genomics and Microbiomics. And Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske will be there, speaking...

Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

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Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The market for CBD skin care is rapidly opening up in Latin America thanks to a growing acceptance by regulators in countries like Colombia and Mexico, pointing to plenty of opportunities

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CEW Beauty Awards highlight industry trends

By Deanna Utroske

At last week’s CEW Beauty Awards luncheon event in New York City, the organization honored brands in over 45 categories and in doing so, showcased several top industry trends: probiotic care, wellness products, indie brands, sustainability initiatives,...

Hormonal ageing: an emerging skin care trend

Hormonal ageing: an emerging skin care trend

By Lucy Whitehouse

Picked out by Cosmoprof as one of the major emerging trends seen on the showfloor earlier this year, we hone in on the trend that is ‘hormonal ageing’: what is it, and what does it mean for the beauty and personal care industry?

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Who is the indie beauty consumer?

By Deanna Utroske

The indie beauty continues to grow; and while direct-to-consumer brands, pop-up shops, and makers markets are still very much a part of indie retail landscape, most major department stores, beauty specialty shops, and countless lifestyle boutiques carry...

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

From The Editor's Desk

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

By Simon Pitman

Skin microbiome continues to be one of the hottest trends in the industry right now, which is why Cosmetics Design has devoted its inaugural Summit entirely around this topic. But is it a flash in the pan trend?

When is it a good time to jump on a new market trend?

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When is it a good time to jump on a new market trend?

By Simon Pitman

The beauty and personal care market is without doubt one of the fastest paced consumer goods categories, which means that staying on top of the ever-changing market trends is crucial to remaining competitive.

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