Active beauty and nutricosmetics

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.

Ready-to-drink beauty is ready to change everything

Ready-to-drink beauty is ready to change everything

By Deanna Utroske

Analysts anticipate that the nutricosmetics market will reach $7.4 bn in the next five years, and ready-to-drink beauty beverages are the strongest growing product in the segment.

Probiotic-based weight loss aid is a ‘game-changer’

Probiotic-based weight loss aid is a ‘game-changer’

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A new dietary supplement in Poland is being called a ‘breakthrough’ by analysts as the Prolavia weight loss product comes in the form of a strawberry-flavoured ‘dessert replacement.’

L’Oreal and Nestle end Inneov venture

L’Oreal and Nestle end Inneov venture

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oreal and food giant Nestle have announced they will end the activity of their joint venture Innéov during the course of the first quarter 2015. 

Beauty from within supplements: how to win the consumer

Datamonitor Comment

Beauty from within supplements: how to win the consumer

By Michelle Yeomans

According to Datamonitor Consumer, as the beauty from within segment evolves, cosmetic manufacturers are now focused on researching solutions to better meet consumer expectations and convince of a supplement's effectiveness. 

Bootea promotes a range of teas on its website

Health claims law trips up tea firm

By Rod Addy

A company promoting healthy teas has been slammed by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after falling foul of the EU's nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR).

Bucchini: “This is the first official blessing of​ beauty claims I am aware of...

Bella! EC backs beauty health claims; must be judged case-by-case

By Shane STARLING

Beauty claims are permissible under the EU nutrition and health claim regulation (NHCR) a European Commission committee has said in what an analyst says is a “first blessing” the EC may have taken from Italy’s stance on the matter.

A smoothie way to improve skin appearance

A smoothie way to improve skin appearance

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A group of university students have taken to a specially designed smoothie diet in an attempt to see if it will help improve skin appearance.

Advertising claim triumph for Viviscal hair loss tablets

Lifes2good for Viviscal as claims hold firm against ad challenge

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Sometimes cosmetics companies are exposed for misleading claims in adverts, but sometimes they can substantiate every single claim; this is an example of the latter as nutricosmetic maker Lifes2good prevailed having had an advert for its hair growth supplements...

in-cosmetics Innovation preview: Beauty drinks focus

in-cosmetics Innovation preview: Beauty drinks focus

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

As with years gone by, in-cosmetics is pleased to announce its Innovation Zone, showcasing the latest in creative inspiration, providing an area to catch up on all the latest products and exclusive show launches in one place. Here, we look at the beauty...

New pill promises to permanently cure grey hair

New pill promises to permanently cure grey hair

By Michelle Yeomans

Nutritional supplement company ‘Rise-N-Shine’ claims it has developed an all-natural pill that reverses and prevents grey hair without the use of colourants.

Body fragrance candy hits European shelves over holiday season

Body fragrance candy hits European shelves over holiday season

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Receiving sweets and perfume over the holiday season is no great surprise as they are two of the period’s bestsellers, but thanks to an exclusive distribution deal for a US-Bulgaria collaboration, consumers can now buy candy that incorporates body fragrance...

Symrise inceases Probi stake; formalises R&D partnership

Symrise-Probi partnership to deliver probiotic goods in 2014-15

By Shane Starling

German fragrance and flavours house Symrise has just last night inked a deal with Swedish probiotics firm Probi to develop a stand-alone R&D project with oral probiotic supplements the most likely product out of the pipeline in 2014-2015.

EFSA rejects skin hydration claim of wheat lipid extract

EFSA rejects skin hydration claim of wheat lipid extract

By Andrew McDougall

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has denied a skin hydration claim made about a wheat extract stating that a cause and effect relationship has not been established between the consumption of the extract and protection of the skin against dehydration.

Looking within: BFW trends so far in 2012...

Looking within: BFW trends so far in 2012...

By Michelle Yeomans

With the global beauty from within market set to reach sales figures as high as €4 billion by 2015, Cosmetics Design rounded up the trends the nutricosmetics sector has seen so far this year...

EFSA's health claim assessment approach is getting under the skin of Innéov

Innéov calls for complete EU health claims revamp

By Shane Starling in Paris at BFW2011

L’Oreal and Nestlé joint venture Innéov told a beauty foods and supplements congress in Paris yesterday that the European Union health claims laws that have stung its marketing need to be completely overhauled.