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Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

By Lucy Whitehouse

The start of this month saw London play host to this year’s edition of in-cosmetics Global, a leading industry trade show bringing together professionals from across the supply chain. Here, we review the highlights from the European region.

Online vs. in-store: Battle of beauty retail (Part 2)

Online vs. in-store: Battle of beauty retail (Part 2)

By Sean Singleton, Managing Director, Your Favourite Story

In these guest articles, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Sean Singleton, Managing Director at digital agency Your Favourite Story, explains how brands can use digital to launch their beauty products effectively. Here, he takes a look...

Customisation and cosmetics – the changing game of make-up

in-cosmetics Global special

Customisation and cosmetics – the changing game of make-up

By Belinda Carli, Director, The Institute of Personal Care Science

In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Belinda Carli of the Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals what consumers are really looking for when it comes to customisation.

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

By Lucy Whitehouse

L’Oréal has received a Grand Prize for gender diversity, picked out as a winner of the first Gender Diversity Awards to be held by Ethics & Boards and the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable (ICR).

SPIM industry event hosts successful 5th edition

SPIM industry event hosts successful 5th edition

By Lucy Whitehouse

Skin Physiology International Meeting (SPIM) held its 5th edition last month in France, a two day event that looked at the ongoing advances being seen in skin research.

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

2016 was a year that saw an increased focus on fast-to-market formulations, continued growth of the natural sector and a huge explosion in interest in the sensory aspects of a formulation. So… what functional ingredients have caught formulators attention...

Lush pledges to defend digital rights

Lush pledges to defend digital rights

By Lucy Whitehouse

Beauty brand Lush has announced it is joining forces with digital rights organisation, Access Now, in its global campaign to oppose government ordered internet shutdowns.

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

By Lucy Whitehouse

Industry formulators should not create parity products to be in line with their competitors, but instead should strive to create ‘products of the future’, according to an industry leader.

Beiersdorf on male grooming retail

Beiersdorf on how to retail to men

By Lucy Whitehouse

Beiersdorf has spoken of its approach to retailing personal care products to men, as the male grooming category continues to develop.

Inolex appoints new global head of sales

Inolex appoints new global head of sales

By Lucy Whitehouse

Independent, global cosmetics ingredient company Inolex has announced the appointment of Arthur (Art) Knox to take on the role of vice president and global head of personal care sales.

Acne app dominating charts

Acne app dominating charts

By Lucy Whitehouse

MD Acne, a free mobile app that allows acne sufferers to get a real time image analysis of their skin via a selfie and questionnaire, is set to revolutionise the way consumers tackle the skin condition.

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part II

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part II

By Lucy Whitehouse

Anti-pollution is a key rising trend: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find out more. Here, we take a look at the regional...

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part I

What’s the state of anti-pollution skin care? Part I

By Lucy Whitehouse

Anti-pollution is a key rising trend for the beauty and personal care industry: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find out...

‘Consumers are becoming savvy’: what’s driving clean beauty

‘Consumers are becoming savvy’: what’s driving clean beauty

By Lucy Whitehouse

With clean beauty a blossoming segment in the industry, taking its lead from the naturals and organics trend along with rising consumer demand for personalised product offerings and ethical companies, we sat down with a brand founder to find out more.

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