Naturals and organics

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week the pharmaceutical and consumer products company announced it has acquired the organic sunless tanning and skin care brand founded by CEO Alyson Hogg. Crown Laboratories sees the global brand as a fitting addition to their existing sun...

Indie Beauty trends of 2017

Indie Beauty trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty category has taken the North American market by storm, and there are clear signs that the trend is also gaining significant momentum throughout Europe.

Male Grooming trends of 2017

Male Grooming trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

The male grooming market has shown promise for many years but cracking it has not been easy as this category is complex, highly polarized and very difficult to measure.

Biotech Trends of 2017

Biotech Trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

Biotech is helping to revolutionise the formulation of cosmetic and personal care products, with huge leaps in the technology serving to enhance product efficacy, reduce costs and lowering the impact on the environment.

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...

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

2018 Beauty Industry Awards

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Beauty Industry Awards, the second edition of this prestigious competition highlighting achievements in the development of both beauty ingredients and finished products.

Croda Q3 driven by strong personal care results

Croda Q3 driven by strong personal care results

By Simon Pitman

Croda has revealed continued strong growth for its third quarter, a result that it says has been driven by a particularly strong personal care business and one that keeps it on track for its full year targets.

BASF joins Forum For Sustainable Palm Oil

BASF joins Forum For Sustainable Palm Oil

By Simon Pitman

BASF has confirmed its participation in the Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil (FONAP) as a supporting member, in a move aimed at signaling the company’s ongoing efforts to support sustainable palm oil.

Wabel Awards Prize Winners

And the Wabel Awards 2017 winners are…

By Simon Pitman

On the back of the 4th Wabel Home, Beauty and Personal Care Summit, the winners have now been announced for this year’s Awards have just been announced.