Protection and Microbiome

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.

Microbiome on show: a major focus at in-cosmetics Global

Microbiome on show: a major focus at in-cosmetics Global

By Lucy Whitehouse

The potential for the skin microbiome to offer a whole new field of science for the skin care market was a major focus of this year’s in-cosmetics Global, a leading trade show for the beauty and personal care industry

Probiotic skin care brand Esse adds to the range

Probiotic skin care brand Esse adds to the range

By Simon Pitman

South African probiotic skin care brand Esse has recently expanded its brand with the addition of the Esse Sensitive line Protect Oil, intended to protect and remediate sensitive skins.

Protection trend: sun care & nail care

Protection trend: sun care & nail care

By Lucy Whitehouse

We catch up with some of the most exciting frontiers in the dynamic ‘protection trend’ space, and offer our expert analysis on the broader trend.

The evolution of the blue light trend

The evolution of the blue light trend

By Simon Pitman

With rising awareness of how various forms of pollution can adversely affect skin, consumer knowledge of blue light led consumers to seek out products that provide protection from the light emitted from electronic devices.

In-cosmetics Global 2018 – trends to look for in Active Materials

In-cosmetics Global 2018 – trends to look for in Active Materials

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

In-cosmetics Global is without a doubt the biggest raw material exhibition in the world for the Personal Care industry. Its no surprise then that this is the ‘show to watch’ for the latest launches and trends for the year ahead when looking for the next...

Beauty Industry Award winners to be announced, April 18th

Beauty Industry Award winners to be announced, April 18th

By Simon Pitman

We have made it to the final leg of the Beauty Industry Awards 2018! The Cosmetics Design team has been overwhelmed by the number of entries and now the judging is under way, ahead of our awards ceremony.

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...

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.

And the Wabel Awards 2017 winners are…

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.

Evonik invests in biotech startup with focus on peptides

Evonik invests in biotech startup with focus on peptides

By Lucy Whitehouse

Evonik, one of the leading players in specialty chemicals, has announced it has made an investment into Numaferm, a biotech startup specialising in making the production of peptides more efficient.

Indie Beauty Profile Katy Foxcroft Tancream

Indie Beauty Profile

Katy Foxcroft, Tancream

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katy Foxcroft, co-founder of Tancream, explains how she and her team have worked to develop a new category within sun care.

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