Protection and Microbiome

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty from within is a small but fast growing niche that also could serve to boost the skin microbiome trend. Cosmetics Design spoke to Stephen Daniells, editor-in-chief of NutraIngredients USA to find out more.

Which? Latest sunscreen safety report in the spotlight

Which? Latest sunscreen safety report in the spotlight

By Lucy Whitehouse

Following a report from Which?, a consumer magazine, into several aspects of sun protection products, the CTPA has released a response to emphasise the ‘sound science’ behind the category.

Skin Microbiome Innovation: JooMo

Skin Microbiome Innovation: JooMo

By Lucy Whitehouse

The skin’s natural bacteria landscape, otherwise known as its microbiome, has huge potential for testing and for inspiring new product development within the beauty and personal care industry.

Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske to talk Beauty & Bacteria at 2019 AIRS Conference in Barcelona, Spain

Cosmetics Design to talk Beauty & Bacteria at AIRS Conference

By Deanna Utroske

May 31 and June 1 in Barcelona, Spain, the Institute for the Advancement of International Rehabilitation Standards is hosting a second International conference on Genomics and Microbiomics. And Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske will be there, speaking...

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

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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.