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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.

Edible Beauty: pills, tonics, teas, skin care, and cosmetics

Natural & Organic Labelling Special Edition

Edible Beauty: pills, tonics, teas, skin care, and cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

Today’s personal care consumer believes that the body, effectively, eats whatever comes into contact with the skin. And this means that the quality and origin of skin care, hair care, fragrance, and beauty ingredients are all the more significant. Edible...

Indie Beauty Expo London is next

Indie Beauty Expo London is next

By Simon Pitman

Last week saw the indie Beauty Expo in New York City platform 250 indie beauty brands, and after the success of this event, the next stop will be London.

Avon: 2018 profile for the major beauty player

Avon: 2018 profile for the major beauty player

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the beauty giant now headquartered from Europe, we consider where it stands at the start of 2018, and take a look at its prospects for the year ahead.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe reveals major outcomes

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe reveals major outcomes

By Lucy Whitehouse

This year’s edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe industry summit took place in Paris in November, and its organisers have released a roundup of its major outcomes, from insights on green values to a paper from H&M on key sustainability...

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

Beauty Trends 2018

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in each of the three regions we cover - Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Be sure to watch this video so you can clue into what to expect in 2018 and stay one step ahead...

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar  – June 21st

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar – June 21st

By Simon Pitman

As part of our seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, we are bringing you a carefully curated discussion panel to shine the spotlight on the fast evolving probiotic trend.

Skin supplement company’s UV protection study wins award

Skin supplement company’s UV protection study wins award

By Lucy Whitehouse

Lycored, a major player in the nutritional supplements industry, has been awarded for its study demonstrating how Lycopene-Rich Tomato Nutrition Complex (TNC) and lutein can protect against light radiation at a molecular level.

Blurring boundaries between beauty, food, and drink

Blurring boundaries between beauty, food, and drink

By Lucy Whitehouse

In this guest article, to mark the ongoing in-cosmetics Global show, Jamie Mills, Consumer Insight Analyst for GlobalData, reveals the firm’s latest insights on the important crossover between food and beauty.

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

By Simon Pitman

Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and...

Beauty’s gastronomia trend: spotlight on honey

Beauty’s gastronomia trend: spotlight on honey

By Lucy Whitehouse

Gastronomia is a term in the beauty and personal care industry increasingly used to describe the intersection of food and beauty trends, and is particularly rising to prominence as part of the ongoing health and wellness focus.

Don't forget to make your submission to the Beauty Industry Awards!

Don't forget to make your submission to the Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The first submissions are coming in for the Beauty Industry Awards so you don't want to miss out on getting your own entries into this industry leading competition that will that highlight the very best in ingredients launches, indie beauty products...

Beauty from within: the state of the trend

Beauty from within: the state of the trend

By Lucy Whitehouse

With latest market research tipping the beauty supplement market for growth, we catch up with a trend analyst to find out the current state of the beauty from within trend.

Is beauty from within set to make a comeback?

Is beauty from within set to make a comeback?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty from within never went away in Asia, but in Europe initial enthusiasm waned, while in the US it never really took off in a big way. So is the time now ripe for firms to be investing in the area again?

“We eventually found a natural flavour that masked both the after taste of the moringa and the after taste of the stevia.

UK Moringa-based beauty drink overcomes 'horrible' taste

By Louise Reid

A herbal nutricosmetic drink is being launched in the UK utilising the amino acid-rich Himalyan herb, Moringa oleifeira, with the company involved saying it has overcome the 'horrible' taste of moringa.