Protection and Microbiome

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the potential of the skin’s microbiome offering totally new avenues for formulation, product development and brand launches, our first Cosmetics Design Summit will be dedicated to Skin Microbiome Innovation.

Beauty trends in Israel: Anti-ageing

Beauty trends in Israel: Anti-ageing

By Liana Naim & Miriam Oron

What’s unique about how Israeli companies are responding to the challenge of formulating anti-ageing solutions? This guest article explores the trend.

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Here are some of the photo highlights of a the busy in-cosmetics North America event, where there were many new ingredient launches, a strong conference program and underlying themes such as the adaption to the needs of indie beauty formulators. Click...

Regulation and safety: global beauty industry update

Regulation and safety: global beauty industry update

By Lucy Whitehouse

What’s new in animal testing regulation, naturals claims, nano UV filters and ingredients transparency? In this special feature, we cast an eye over the latest and most impactful shifts in regulation and safety for the beauty and personal care industry.

IFSCC gets set for Munich: skin biology in focus

IFSCC gets set for Munich: skin biology in focus

By Lucy Whitehouse

Major scientific and technical aspects in the field of cosmetic science are set to be up for discussion by top international speakers in the upcoming IFSCC event in Munich.

Formulation innovations from around the globe

Formulation innovations from around the globe

By Lucy Whitehouse

In this first edition of our new Editor's Spotlight specials, we cast our eye to the hottest new launches and innovations in beauty and personal care formulation across the globe.

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.

Amazon’s beauty retail: ‘Reef safe’ claim in demand

Amazon’s beauty retail: ‘Reef safe’ claim in demand

By Lucy Whitehouse

Together, health & personal care and beauty are a significant amount of Amazon’s consumables retail in the UK: in the recent quarter, they generated £130 million in sales, up roughly 40% year on year.

Naturex recognised with EcoVadis gold standard

Naturex recognised with EcoVadis gold standard

By Lucy Whitehouse

In acknowledgement of the company’s efforts when it comes to the areas of the environment, worker conditions, fair trade and responsible purchasing, Naturex has earned a gold standard.

Mintel trends forecasting aims to keep brands on top

Mintel trends forecasting aims to keep brands on top

By Simon Pitman

Mintel has repeatedly forecast the most impactful beauty and personal care trends to hit the industry in recent years, giving brands the opportunity to stay ahead of the game in this fast-paced industry.

Industry defends water-resistant sun care

Industry defends water-resistant sun care

By Lucy Whitehouse

The UK trade association for the beauty industry has criticised a recent Which? Magazine report that suggests water-resistant sunscreens may not offer adequate protection.

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow - register now!

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow

By Simon Pitman

It's your final opportunity to register for the Skin Protection 2018 online event, so do it now so you can take advantage of our full online webinar presentation programme, which will let you in on everything you need to know about this fast moving...

Regulatory challenges facing Europe: Exclusive Interview

Exclusive interview

Regulatory challenges facing Europe: Exclusive Interview

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ahead of next month’s Cosmetics Europe Annual conference, we caught up the trade body's Technical Regulatory and International Affairs Director to hear his take on the current regulatory landscape for beauty and personal care in Europe.