Protection and Microbiome

Hormonal ageing: an emerging skin care trend

Hormonal ageing: an emerging skin care trend

By Lucy Whitehouse

Picked out by Cosmoprof as one of the major emerging trends seen on the showfloor earlier this year, we hone in on the trend that is ‘hormonal ageing’: what is it, and what does it mean for the beauty and personal care industry?

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

From The Editor's Desk

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

By Simon Pitman

Skin microbiome continues to be one of the hottest trends in the industry right now, which is why Cosmetics Design has devoted its inaugural Summit entirely around this topic. But is it a flash in the pan trend?

Skin Microbiome Innovation: Esse brand profile

Skin Microbiome Innovation: Esse brand profile

By Lucy Whitehouse

The skin’s natural bacteria landscape, otherwise known as its microbiome, has potential for testing and for inspiring new product development within the beauty and personal care industry. In this brand profile series, we take a look at the companies leading...

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Paris appears to be the best attended event in almost to date, if preliminary figures prove to be an accurate representation. In this photo gallery we bring you some of the most interesting developments from the biggest formulation players....

6 top highlights from in-cosmetics Global 2019

6 top highlights from in-cosmetics Global 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

This year’s major industry event, in-cosmetics Global, took place in Paris last week. In this Editor’s Spotlight, we reveal the biggest things we learned for beauty and personal care at the 2019 show.

Beauty Industry Awards 2019 winners revealed!

Beauty Industry Awards 2019 winners revealed!

By Lucy Whitehouse

We reveal the winners of this year’s Beauty Industry Awards, honouring some of the best innovations in the formulation and ingredients arena, and the leading independent beauty brands.

DSM makes diversity in beauty its trend focus

DSM makes diversity in beauty its trend focus

By Simon Pitman

The Swiss fine chemicals player is set to make a big splash at this year’s in-cosmetics Global event in Paris, which opens today, with the unveiling of new ingredients and its focus on the diversity in beauty trend.

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a new fermented-honey prebiotic ingredient to a ‘groundbreaking’ new soap noodle, in this Editor’s Spotlight, we look back at the biggest innovations seen recently within formulation and science for the beauty and personal care industry.

in-cosmetics Global education programme revealed

in-cosmetics Global education programme revealed

By Lucy Whitehouse

Heading back to France for this year’s in-cosmetics Global edition, the major beauty and personal care ingredients trade show says it is returning to ‘the cosmetics heartland’.

DSM invests in skin microbiome startup

DSM invests in skin microbiome startup

By Lucy Whitehouse

DSM Venturing, the venture investment arm of Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has made an equity investment in skin microbiome company S-Biomedic NV.

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the skin’s microbiome a rising trend with the potential to define the direction of skin care and scalp care into the future, exhibitors and visitors will be keeping a keen eye on the latest innovations, launches and research in the space at the upcoming...

Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA 2019

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Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA

By Deanna Utroske

In 2015 Marie Drago founded a new kind of personal care brand, one that promised to be “revolutionary skincare with a patented complex of pre, pro and postbiotics to support your skin's microbiome.” At this month’s Indie Beauty Expo event, Cosmetics...

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

By Lucy Whitehouse

With halal beauty a rising focus for brands, formulators and ingredients suppliers alike, we speak to companies working in the space to find out why the trend is rising, and how they are responding.

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

From The Editor's Desk

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

By Simon Pitman

The microbiome trend has taken the industry by storm and Cosmetics Design is homing in on it with a dedicated ingredient category for this year’s Beauty Industry Awards as well as a two-day conference program dedicated to the topic for our inaugural Cosmetics...

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

By Lucy Whitehouse

The UK’s cosmetics trade association has asserted that “cosmetic products will continue to be safe after Brexit”, following recent media coverage that suggested standards on safety for beauty may slip in the UK once it leaves the EU.

Exclusive: new skin microbiome research from JooMo

Guest Article

Exclusive: new skin microbiome research from JooMo

By Kit Wallen Russell, R&D Director, JooMo

Here, Kit Wallen Russell, R&D Director of JooMo Ltd, gives us an exclusive on his most recent paper: how do everyday cosmetics actually impact on the skin’s microbiome?

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

From The Editor's Desk

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

By Simon Pitman

Looking ahead to 2019, the Cosmetics Design team has a packed year ahead for its subscribers, including new face-to-face events, webinars, special editions and in depth event coverage.

in-cosmetics Global readies for Paris 2019

in-cosmetics Global readies for Paris 2019

By Simon Pitman

The 30th edition of the leading formulation and ingredients for the beauty and personal care industry will take place place when in-cosmetics Global opens its doors in Paris on April 2nd, 2019.

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

The Cosmetics Design 2019 Trends Video

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

Trend Watch: pre-sport probiotic skin care ingredient launch

Trend Watch: pre-sport probiotic skin care

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s SCC Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase in New York City, Roelmi HPC launched its latest personal care and beauty ingredient. Aective is a biotech-derived molecule that provides microbial defense as well as skin moisturization and elasticity...

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.

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...